Medical Weight Loss

Change your life today! We offer personalized medical weight loss programs designed specifically to fit your goals!

Semaglutide and Prolon now Available

A new revolutionary FDA-approved medication for rapid weight loss. Studies have shown that Semaglutide reduced appetite, improved food intake regulation, and aid in weight loss.

In partnering with West Ashley Wellness, we are proud to offer our patients the latest in weight loss treatment, Semaglutide. This injectable medication has been shown to help reduce body weight, improve metabolic control, and increase energy levels in people who struggle with weight.

What is Semaglutide for Weight Loss?

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, which helps the body to regulate its glucose levels and suppress appetite. GLP-1 is an enzyme that helps the pancreas release insulin when needed, especially after you eat, reducing your blood sugar levels. Semaglutide also reduces appetite by increasing satiety hormones like cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), in addition to lowering the hormone ghrelin, which triggers hunger.

Semaglutide VS. Phentermine

Semaglutide and phentermine are both prescribed for weight loss. However, semaglutide is an injectable medication that controls appetite whereas phentermine is an oral pill that works as a stimulant to increase metabolism and reduce calorie intake. While phentermine is typically used for short-term weight loss, semaglutide is usually prescribed for long-term use. Semaglutide has been shown to have fewer side effects than phentermine and may be more effective at helping people achieve sustained weight loss.

Benefits of Semaglutide for Weight Loss

Semaglutide has been shown to be effective for weight loss in clinical trials and can help individuals lose up to 15% percent of their body weight, and semaglutide can be beneficial in many other ways for people looking to lose weight.

The main benefits of semaglutide for weight loss include:

  • Reduced appetite
  • Increased satiety hormones
  • Slowed digestion
  • Improved glucose regulation
  • Long-term weight loss results

A semaglutide regimen will also lead to healthier blood sugar levels, which can help patients feel more energetic throughout their day. Stabilized and controlled blood sugar levels can also help improve other areas of overall health.

Semaglutide Cardiovascular Benefits

Semaglutide has also been associated with improved cardiovascular health. Studies have shown that people who take semaglutide experience reduced blood pressure, lower levels of bad cholesterol (LDL), and increased good cholesterol (HDL). This can help reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in individuals who are at risk due to obesity.

What to Expect During Your Semaglutide Appointment

At West Ashley Wellness, we specialize in providing personalized care for patients looking to lose weight with semaglutide. During your appointment, our medical professionals will discuss your health history and lifestyle habits, as well as any medications you are taking. We will also take into account any dietary changes or physical activity plans that you have implemented. Our team of experts will then recommend an individualized weight loss plan that utilizes semaglutide to help you achieve your goals.

Will Insurance Cover Semaglutide for Weight Loss?

Semaglutide is occasionally covered by insurance plans if you have obesity coverage. However, it’s important to check with your provider to ensure that the medication is covered and what the cost will be. Additionally, our medical professionals at West Ashley Wellness can help you navigate any questions or concerns regarding the cost of Semaglutide for weight loss.

Semaglutide Injections Near Me

If you are looking for a medical provider who specializes in weight loss with semaglutide injections, contact West Ashley Wellness. Our experienced team of medical professionals can provide personalized care to help you achieve your desired weight loss goals. Book your consultation today to learn more about how semaglutide can help you lose weight and improve your overall health.  We look forward to helping you on your journey to a healthier, happier life.

When Does Semaglutide Start Working?

Semaglutide typically starts working in about 2 weeks, but it may take up to 3 months for the full effects to be seen.

Are There Any Side Effects From Semaglutide?

The most common side effects of semaglutide include nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and headache. Some other potential side effects are dizziness, fatigue, joint pain, and depression.

Who is not a candidate for Semaglutide?

Semaglutide is not suitable for those with dumping syndrome, low blood sugar, a history of medullary cancer, thyroid CA, or type 1 diabetes. It is also not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women

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Rapid weight loss

Need a Boost? Try Our 5 Day Fast Mimicking Program!

ProLon 5-Day

Product information

Everything you need for your 5-day fast with food. ProLon is designed and clinically tested by 14 global universities to nourish your body with premium quality plant-based food, while inducing the cellular, metabolic, and emotional benefits of prolonged fasting.

What’s inside the kit?

With ProLon, you get everything you need pre-packaged and ready to go. Each kit comes with five boxes which are labeled by day so you know what to eat each day.

Original Soup Flavors: Vegetable, Minestrone, Minestrone Quinoa, Mushroom, Tomato. — or—

New Soup Flavors: Butternut Squash, Black Bean, Butternut Squash with Quinoa, Spinach with White Bean, Tomato.

Soups: A variety of easy-to-prepare soups made with a proprietary mix of all-natural, plant-based ingredients

Nut Bars: Cold-pressed, delicious nut bars with whole ingredients like almonds, macadamia nuts, and pecans

Snacks: Snacks like olives from the South of Spain where olive consumption is associated with longevity, and kale crackers enriched with plant-based protein.

Supplements: Dietary supplement packed with multivitamins, amino-acids, minerals and omega-3 fatty acid to provide the body with nourishment

L-Drink: Fruit-flavored, proprietary glycerol mix designed to fuel and protect muscles throughout the fast

Herbal Teas: Caffeine-free herbal teas loaded with healthy antioxidants, and will keep you hydrated during your week.

Why to add ProLon in your life?

ProLon is a 5 days only nutrition program that was designed and tested by 14 global universities to nourish you with premium quality plant based food, while inducing the cellular, metabolic, and emotional benefits of prolonged fasting.

It is a scientific breakthrough that took 2 decades, $48MM in research. and awarded 40+ patents — including the only patent in history on a nutrition program to enhance longevity and healthspan.

Prolonged fasting (>2-3 days) has unique benefits such as autophagy or cellular rejuvenation which was awarded the 2016 Nobel prize in Medicine.

Indeed, the first 2-3 days of fasting, the body burns fat to compensate this first stage of calorie deficit but thereafter fasting becomes a positive stress on each of your body’s cells which then goes through rejuvenation and autophagy, a key miracle of our human biology that is critical healthy aging and longevity.

You are as healthy (body, mind, and soul) and vibrant as your cells are. Add ProLon to your everyday lifestyle and rejuvenate your cells.

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Prolon Fasting program


Cellular Rejuvenation (Autophagy)

A fasting induced miracle of biology called Autophagy (which won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 20), cellular rejuvenation is key to your vibrance, emotions, performance, mental clarity, healthy aging and longevity.



Fat Focused
Weight Loss

Kickstart weight loss (on average 5 pounds), especially belly fat, while protecting lean body mass, (which athletes and performance minded will love). The key is your body thinks you’re fasting, while you’re staying nourished.



Changed Relationship
with Food

In this 5-day journey, ProLon helps you to understand, appreciate, and change your relationship with food. You can successfully function without all the mindless eating and extra calories.



Improved Sense
of Well-being

Your emotional well being is a huge benefit as most people after ProLon feel successful vs the other long term diets that set you up to quit. Feel empowered, rejuvenated, vibrant, and with more mental clarity.



Healthier, Younger
Looking Skin

Clinically shown after 3 cycles of ProLon (15 days total), to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Your skin is rejuvenating from the inside out, which users come to love!



Convenient, Fits Into Every Lifestyle

The beauty of ProLon Fasting Nutrition is it is in 5-day cycles. We recommend doing at least 3 cycles a year (only 15 days). You can include ProLon into your already healthy routine with minimal disruption.