Obesity has become a huge problem, not just in Canada but worldwide. Its prevalence has risen a whopping three-fold since 1985. Severe obesity, one of the sub groups of obesity, increased 455%, affecting around 1.9 million people only in Canada. If we group overweight and obese people together, it is the majority of Canadian adults.
If you are trying to lose weight, which many people are doing, you must be exercising and dieting. The question is: is there more that can be done? And the answer is yes. There is more to losing weight than just dieting and workouts.
This article will discuss how compounding can help you with obesity and your consequent struggle with thyroid, adrenal or insulin levels.
Apart from exercising and dieting, there are various medicines that doctors prescribe to their patients for obesity. Coupled with a strict diet and exercise, it could help you lose more weight in less time without putting yourself in danger. Just make sure that you keep yourself hydrated and take the nutrition you need to keep a balance.
Here are three ways compounding pharmacies help you with obesity.
Ways Compounding Pharmacy Help With Obesity
Maintaining Your Thyroid Level
Thyroid hormones, if disturbed, can cause obesity with time. Hypothyroidism is a medical condition where the thyroid doesn’t create or releases needed thyroid hormones in the bloodstream. This slows the metabolism and makes you feel tired, gain weight and unable to tolerate the different temperatures. There are several other side effects: fatigue, fluid retention, constipation, sore joints and muscles, depression, and weight gain.
A compounding pharmacist could create a unique and customized hormone therapy for you. This unique combination would be exclusively based on your age, health, current natural thyroid hormone levels, and your weight, among other factors. It could help you gain energy and heighten your metabolism.
Restore Your Adrenal Glands
Adrenal hormone dysfunction causes weight gain. Adrenal issues start hitting mostly in the middle age in many patients. Abnormal adrenal gland can cause several life-threatening issues such as allergies, autoimmune disorders, cancer and obesity. These glands are also responsible for turning your fats and carbohydrates into energy. If your adrenal glands malfunction, you will feel slow and stressed all the time.
Compounding medicine could help create a tailored therapy for you. Once your natural hormones are restored, your glands start to work properly. Your body starts to feel the needed energy and start processing the carbs and fats accordingly.
Heal Your Impaired Insulin Glands
Insulin glands are associated with diabetes. Diabetes is a disorder caused when your pancreas stops working properly. The pancreas is responsible for making insulin so your body can regulate steady blood sugar levels. It also keeps your metabolism steady. If your insulin level malfunctions, your metabolism will plummet, resulting in weight gain.
A compounding pharmacy could help you with these issues. If you prefer not to take oral medications, a compounding pharmacist could change the formulation. They could also help you if you have trouble swallowing tablets and pills. With your insulin levels restored, you won’t have to worry about obesity or other side effects.
Often, exercise and diet are not enough, and you end up needing the help of medications. When that happens, you have to make sure that you take your medicines at the intended time, creating compliance issues and could worsen your condition. By ensuring that you have a medicine that is just right for you, you can ensure compliance and make your way to a healthy life.
For more information about compounding medications, contact us. We would be happy to help you through your journey.
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