Weight Loss Medications

Always start with lifestyle and dietary changes. You may discuss weight loss medications with your provider. Many individuals will regain weight after they're off the medications. There are many side effects and complications that may occur from the medications, only take with direct supervision of your health care provider. The best intervention is life style management changes.

Herbal medicine

Herbal medicine

  • Research shows use may lead to decrease in BMI
  • Fewer adverse effects than other chemical/medication agents
  • Anti-inflammatory supplements will decrease inflammation (antioxidants)
For a list of some herbal medicine refer to article by Yanfei Liu, Herbal Medicine for the Treatment of Obesity: An Overview of Scientific Evidence from 2007 to 2017.

DEVICES TO HELP TRACK YOUR PROGRESS

  • Fit Bit
  • Body media fit
  • Direct for Life
  • Smart phone apps and more you may find when you google devices

ORGANIZATIONS WORKING WITH WEIGHT LOSS

Tlsslim.com
For more information on TLS, Transitional LifeStyle, please call 701-391-4513
Weight Watchers
Nutrisystem
Jenny Craig
Sanford Profile
St. Alexius
Medical Weight Loss Specialists of Bismark
For more information please call 701-251-0377
Weight Loss Centers Near You