Ozempic has been called a wonder drug for its unintended benefits to anyone trying to shed weight.
“Your body locks onto what it believes is your ideal weight, that being the highest weight of your life, and it doesn’t want to let go,” said Dr. Devyn Parsons, an obesity specialist.
A study published by the American Journal of Public Health found that “the odds of returning to normal weight for a man with obesity is one in 210 and for women, one in 124. The odds worsen as weight increases.”
“For those who do lose weight, keeping it off is an even more difficult battle,” Parson said. “That’s because your body reprograms itself to believe that your highest weight will ward off starvation.”
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