We Are Now Offering Lipotropic Injections!!!

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We Are Now Offering Lipotropic Injections!!!

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The term lipotropic means “fat loving,” and these agents play an important role in how the liver metabolizes fat. Lipotropic injections contain a combination of B vitamins, an amino acid, and other nutrients to help drive the breakdown of fat. Through their involvement in fat metabolism, they can help maintain a healthy liver but may also help with weight loss.  Many of our patients find them helpful in promoting weight loss.

What do they do?

• They increase the production of lecithin by the liver, which helps metabolize fats. This helps lower cholesterol in the blood vessels, potentially decreasing gallstone formation.

• They prevent the accumulation of fats in the liver, which can improve liver function.

• They increase natural energy production from B vitamins.

What are some of the important functions of the individual lipotropic agents?

• Choline is a nutrient usually grouped with the B-complex vitamins. It metabolizes fat. Deficiency in choline can lead to liver disease.

• Inositol is a nutrient usually grouped with the B-complex vitamins. Deficiency in inositol can lead to hair loss. Caffeine may cause depletion of inositol.

• Methionine is an amino acid. It acts as a catalyst for choline and inositol. Along with choline, it can aid in reducing liver fat and protect the kidneys.

What are the common side effects of the injections?

• Injection site tenderness, itchiness or bruising

• Upset stomach

For more information, please see our services page detailing what Olivera Weight Management has to offer to you in support of your weight loss goals.  Still have questions?  Send us a message or call our office at 773-327-6624.

5 Comments

  1. yolanda May 31, 2016 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    If I don’t want the pills, can I just get the b12 and the lipotropic injections? How much are those?

    • Arlene Tengel August 26, 2016 at 2:18 pm - Reply

      Yes- the injections are available without the Phentermine. B12 injections are $20. A single lipotropic injection is $30 or you may purchase a package of 4 for $100. Here is a link to a list of all of our services including pricing: bit.ly/2aoRKDj

      • yolanda August 26, 2016 at 9:45 pm - Reply

        do any of these shot help boost your metabolism

  2. Darlene Williams November 6, 2017 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    How often do i need to do the b12 shot n the lipo to effective. I only want to take these n not the pills.

    • Arlene Tengel December 1, 2017 at 12:28 pm - Reply

      Hi Darlene- We recommend coming in for the lipotropic injections weekly for best results. Injections can be done as part of the Phentermine program or separately.

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