Weight Loss Injections

An Innovative Solution To Feel Your Best

As we age, hormonal changes and the stresses of modern life often lead to weight gain, but the weight loss we need to achieve becomes more difficult. Weight loss injections can be used to aid in the journey towards a healthier weight. These injections, when used in conjunction with a balanced diet and regular exercise, can offer an added boost to weight loss efforts.

Clients come to Halcyon Cosmetic & Skin Clinic from Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and beyond for weight management injection treatments and excellent care.

Injection formulations that can aid in weight loss vary, but common ingredients include:

Lipotropic Compounds

Lipotropic compounds are substances that affect fat metabolism. These include methionine, inositol, and choline, compounds that play a crucial role in the breakdown of fats as well as prevent the accumulation of excess fat in the liver. By promoting fat metabolism, lipotropic injections can aid in weight loss and support overall liver health.

B Vitamins

B vitamins, particularly Vitamin B12, are essential for energy production and the metabolism of macronutrients. B12 injections are believed to boost energy levels and enhance metabolic processes, potentially aiding in weight loss by increasing activity levels and calorie burn.

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)

hCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy, and its use in weight management injections has been controversial. Some believe that hCG injections can help suppress appetite and promote fat loss. However, scientific evidence supporting these claims is limited, and its efficacy remains a topic of debate.

If you’re unsure if weight loss injections are right for you, please book a complimentary consultation.

So, how exactly do these substances aid in weight loss?

Enhanced Metabolism

The stimulation of metabolism promotes the breakdown of fats and increases energy expenditure. These mechanisms can contribute to a more efficient use of calories and support weight loss when combined with a healthy diet and exercise.

Appetite Suppression

Certain ingredients in the injections can have appetite-suppressing effects, helping individuals control food intake and reduce calorie consumption. This can be especially beneficial for those struggling with overeating or emotional eating.

Although weight loss injections can be effective in both jump-starting and supporting weight loss, they are not standalone solutions for weight management. They are most effective when integrated into a holistic approach that includes healthy eating and exercise. While the ingredients in these injections can offer potential benefits, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating them into your weight loss plan. Remember, sustainable weight loss requires a commitment to long-term lifestyle changes that promote overall health and well-being.

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Sara Zeinoddini, MD, Medical Aesthetics / Dermatology
Sara Zeinoddini, MD

Aesthetic Injector

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Dr. Sara Zeinoddini has always had a passion for dermatology and aesthetics. Before graduating Queens University as an MD, she worked in a cosmetic dermatology office for several years as a cosmetic/medical laser technician. Dr. Zeinoddini provides Botox and dermal fillers treatments. READ MORE


How do weight loss injections work?

Weight loss injections typically work by boosting metabolism, reducing appetite, or enhancing the body’s ability to burn fat.

Are weight loss injections a magic solution?

No. Weight loss injections can be a helpful tool in a comprehensive weight loss plan that includes a balanced diet, regular exercise, and lifestyle changes, to achieve sustainable results.

Are the injections safe?

Injections can be safe when administered by qualified healthcare professionals. However, like any medical intervention, there can be risks and potential side effects so it’s important to consult a healthcare provider before starting any weight loss regimen to ensure it’s appropriate for you.

Do the injections require a prescription?

Some injections may require a prescription from a healthcare provider, while other injections that consist of vitamins and amino acids are available without a prescription.

How often do I need to get weight loss injections?

Frequency varies based on the specific type of injection and the individual’s needs. Some injections may be administered weekly, while others could be monthly. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate schedule for you.

How much weight can injections help me lose?

Weight loss injections can aid in weight loss, but their effectiveness varies from person to person. They are more likely to provide noticeable results when combined with a healthy diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes.

Are there side effects to the injections?

Some potential side effects can include pain or discomfort at the injection site, bruising, allergic reactions, or digestive disturbances. It’s important to discuss potential side effects with your healthcare provider before starting injections.