The ReStart Shot – Everything to Know For Your Weight Loss Journey!

A ReStart shot is a weight loss treatment method that functions like the GLP-1 hormone found in your intestines. The ReStart shot regulates your blood sugar levels and insulin controlling how quickly you get hungry. This process reduces your appetite, thereby managing your food consumption rate, and allowing you to lose weight.

What You Should Know About ReStart Shot

Eligibility Criteria

The ReStart shot is administered to people with a BMI of over 30kg/m2. The shot can also be administered to people with 27kg/m2 BMI who suffer from weight-related diseases. These diseases include Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, or calorie-related diseases. The shot is mainly allowed for people over 18 years old. You may not be eligible for the shot if you have a history of the following diseases.

  • Medullary thyroid cancer
  • Gallbladder diseases
  • Pancreas related issues
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2

How ReStart Shot is Administered

You will receive the Restart shot in the abdomen, arm, or thigh. The injection is administered once every week starting from the prescribed date. The injection may last weeks or months depending on the dosage of your prescription. The injection itself is a compounded shot of Tirzepatide and Semaglutide.

You may want to administer your shots at home– we can take you through the whole process to make you comfortable. Side effects are minimal but may include – nausea, acid reflux, constipation, and diarrhea.

Other Weight Management Options

Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery also offers options for weight management like personal training and EmSculpt! Both options can help expedite one’s weight loss goals and also help with any muscle loss that came from taking the ReStart Shot.

Aftercare Programs

After you have completed your ReStart shots, you can immediately go back to your routines. However, we provide some guidance on the proper diet or exercise to do to help you with your recovery. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery in Coralville, Iowa, to make your weight loss dreams come true.

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