Revisiting Contrave

*This article was originally posted on May 3, 2021* Ozempic isn’t the only weight-loss medication on the block. Today, I want to talk about Contrave! The new but old kid on the block. What do I mean by that? Well, the medication known as Contrave is newish to the market, especially the Canadian market, but it is made up of two older medications that have both been around for some time! A few geniuses in our world realized that bupropion and naltrexone on their own lead to some weight-loss, and they thought, “Well, if one is good. More is better?” They were right! But, how does it work? Get some answers with me here!

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The Brain and Obesity. Part 6 – Changing our Habits with the Lazy Modern Brain

Habits are hard. They serve a very important role in our lives and have been vital to the survival of the human race. They allow us to essentially automate the remedial tasks and problems that we regularly encounter to free up cognitive capacity to solve more complex problems and challenges. Today I discuss the structure of a habit, how we incorporate change and how we plan accordingly. Let’s dive in!

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The Brain and Obesity. Part 5 – How to keep the old man primal brain happy

Welcome back to the Brain and Obesity series. Earlier, I talked about the old man primal brain, the modern teenager brain, and the synergistic beauty/pain in the ass the 2 of them can be.
Today, I talk about how we manage them. Fundamentally, there will always be components we have zero control over, but that does not mean we can’t influence/support them to make it as easy as possible so that you have a better chance of choosing the apple over the apple pie!

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Revisiting Wegovy

*This article was originally posted on June 14, 2021* Wegovy is used for managing diabetes and was recently approved by the FDA to manage obesity! In this blog, I explain the differences between Ozempic and Wegovy and what we can expect with Wegovy in the market.

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