Weight Loss Treatment with LDN
Low dose naltrexone or LDN can help people trying to lose weight but unable to do so. LDN can help support your weight loss goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle through a number of mechanisms. According to studies, LDN can be helpful in curbing your appetite by decreasing the satisfaction you get from food.
This will cause you to lose food cravings. It also helps in increasing growth hormone levels in the body, which facilitates weight loss by building lean muscles and getting rid of fat.
Another issue is insulin resistance. This contributes to obesity, weight gain and other diseases, such as heart attacks, diabetes, and strokes. LDN is helpful in reducing insulin resistance. It also has the potential to be effective in other related diseases and issues.
American Integrative Pharmacy (AIP), led by Dr. Neema Yazdanpanah, provides reliable and effective compounding medications to patients in Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles, South Bay Orange County, Southern California areas, and online nationwide.
Increase Growth Hormone with Naltrexone
Naltrexone, according to certain studies, has shown to help increase growth hormone levels in the body. Growth hormone is directly responsible for maintaining and building lean muscle mass. It also helps in burning fat that contributes to increased weight loss.
It is a known fact that growth hormones start decreasing as your weight increases. Growth hormones are thought to be an indicator of weight loss or gain along with calorie consumption. The relationship between insulin and growth hormones is an interesting concept as well.
Growth hormones decrease as insulin production increases in the body. Therefore, the more you gain, the lower your growth hormone levels will be. This will contribute to an increase in insulin. Low dose naltrexone is beneficial in decreasing insulin levels that helps in improving growth hormone levels.
The bottom line is that naltrexone can increase growth hormone levels in obese people that may improve metabolism and lean muscle mass.
Appetite Modulation Through Naltrexone
Low dose naltrexone can reduce and modulate appetite. Hormonal changes can be caused by weight gain, especially where leptin levels are concerned. This can alter your relative sense of hunger. Even if your body requires 1,200 calories in a day, your brain may compel you to eat 1,800 calories.
This mismatch can be the result of compensatory hormonal changes, which are quite powerful in nature. Naltrexone is useful in normalizing the mismatch between appetite and calories burned. Instead of consuming 1,600 calories in a day, your body would probably be happy with 1,200 calories.
You will experience a reduction in the overall appetite by matching the burned calories with the calories consumed. This will help you reduce weight in an unconventional sense. You should understand that naltrexone doesn’t directly heal metabolism. Depending on the damage, it can take a long time for your metabolism levels to improve.
However, low dose naltrexone is a step in the right direction since it helps in normalizing appetite in obese patients. Generally, people dealing with obesity have damaged metabolism that doesn’t allow their appetite to match with resting energy expenditure.
AIP provides advanced compounding pharmacy solutions, including online prescription refills to patients in Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles, South Bay Orange County, Southern California areas, and online nationwide.
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