Weight Loss Drugs Like Wegovy: Do They Work?

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : September 14, 2022

A new study has been conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States of America.

According to this study, it has been discovered that more than 70% of the adult population in the country of the United States has been classified as obese.

Since the proportion of the population suffering from obesity has gone beyond the standard threshold, it has become vital to discover the possible causes of obesity becoming so common in the country. 

There are a lot of factors to getting obese, but when it becomes a disorder faced by almost all people, it has to be something familiar that they face.

This is a severe problem because obesity is an invitation to many disorders, the most common being diabetes and cancer. That is why the government has increased the research concerning the possible and suitable reasons why obesity is increasing beyond measure. 

What Exactly Is Wegovy? 

This is a kind of weight loss drug. This particular drug can potentially reduce appetite and hunger by increasing the production of the hormone GLP 1 inside the body, due to which a person always feels that he has been eating a lot and is not able to eat more. It is a kind of receptor that targets the appetite of the human body and stimulates the secretion of different hormones from the intestine. 

 Weight Loss Drugs Like Wegovy: Do They Work?

It also reduces blood sugar levels. This kind of reduction in the sugar level is always a positive sign because it indicates good metabolism.

Not only this, but also it is essential to understand that usually, inside the body, the level of GLP 1 hormone is reduced. But after the intake of this particular drug, the production of this hormone increases to Trigger weight loss effects in the minimum amount of time.

It attempts to slow down how the stomach gets empty after the food intake so that a person remains full for a more extended period and does not have the age to consume food. It is also described as a psychological condition in which a person is prevented from eating more. 

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Possible Solution

Recently the medical department of the University of Michigan has approved a medication called Wegovy as a feasible and safe way to lose weight.

Understanding how this medication is expected to work and whether it is safe to consume and offers long-term sustainable effects for weight loss is essential. 

Who can take this medicine? 

According to the doctor’s prescription, this is a kind of one-week injection that any adult who is suffering from obesity can take.

This measurement of obesity would not be a subjective decision, but it is mainly prescribed for patients with a body mass index of 30 or more. 

This is one of the most critical processes with the help of which the weight of the people who are overweight and beast can be controlled easily without any problem.

This is the kind of problem that has to be experienced by all the people who suffer from obesity. Still, it is only with the help of proper medication that sustainable solutions to the same can be developed. 


It can be concluded that this is one of the most critical processes with the help of which an individual can quickly reduce weight. Still, the long-term effectiveness and sustainability of this weight loss have to be checked only by the people’s experience.

It is something that needs to be understood over some time. It is expected for the time being that this particular research would be responsible for bringing particular positive effects so that the problem of obesity can be prevented.


🔵National Library Of Medicine (n.d) Wegovy (semaglutide): a new weight loss drug for chronic weight management (Available Online):https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8717485/

🔵WebMD (2005-2022) Prescription Weight Loss Drugs (Available Online):https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/weight-loss-prescription-weight-loss-medicine

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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