Medical Weight Loss Clinic of Orange County:
Slim Medical is a medical center in Santa Ana, Orange County, California, providing physician supervised medical weight loss program as well as Botox injections.
Medical Weight Loss – HCG Diet / Vitamin B12 / Phentermine:
Our medical weight loss clinic strives to provide healthy weight loss through physician approved weight management protocols.
There are many ways to achieve weight loss. Some work better than others, but all require the active participation and effort of the individual by following a type of diet program. After extensive research and medical experience, Slim Medical has adopted a version of the hCG diet protocol as its primarily recommended physician supervised weight loss program. Most patients that have followed the hCG weight loss diet have lost weight by following the prescribed diet in combination with taking hcg drops.
The hCG diet plan has gained great recognition recently, providing effective and sustained weight loss. Dr. Simeons first introduced the hCG weight loss program in the 1950’s, but it did not gain acceptance until decades later. Recent years have brought a revival to the hCG diet program, and have shown again the effectiveness of the hCG weight loss when the specifically prescribed diet plan is combined with taking hcg drops.
HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a bio-identical hormone, meaning that it exists normally in the body of humans (during pregnancy). HCG is produced by the cells of the placenta, and it helps to maintain the pregnancy. It is also used as an ovulation trigger during infertility treatment, in doses far greater than those used in the hCG diet plan. Therefore, the safety of hCG is apparent.
The novel finding is the fact that hCG aids in weight loss when it is combined with a strict diet plan. The exact mechanism for this is not known although it is thought that somehow the hCG effects the hypothalamus to reset the normal food-seeking drive, as well as effecting fat cells to better release the stored fat during a low-calorie diet.
One important point is that hCG will not cause weight loss if taken solely without following the specific diet. The weight loss is achieved by the specific diet, which is very low calorie, healthy, and low in carbohydrates and fat. HCG is the tool that allows a person to adhere to that diet by allowing energy levels to remain high.
Releana is the marketed, trademark name of the oral hCG weight loss diet. It works very well as the key ingredient of the hCG weight loss diet, but lacks additional ingredients. Slim Medical has its own specific formulation of an oral hCG blend, which provides the key ingredient of hCG, as well as essential vitamin supplementation. Slim Medical’s supplementation with Vitamin B12 provides additional needed energy boost during the diet program. The convenience of an oral medication of hCG makes delivery of this medication more convenient (and painlessly) than the injected intramuscular form of hCG.
Other medical weight loss options available include the appetite suppressant phentermine, with or without Vitamin B12.
Phentermine has been on the market for a long time, and it has a proven effectiveness and safety record. Phentermine lowers the appetite, making the drive for good and hunger much more manageable when combined with a diet regimen.
Vitamin B12 is one of the main vitamins needed and utilized by the mitochondria – the powerhouses of the cell. In providing high doses of Vitamin B12, the energy needs of the body are met more easily during dieting. Vitamin B12 provides the extra needed energy during times of limited caloric intake while on diet, preventing feelings of fatigue.
Disclaimer regarding medical weight loss: Although different products and methods exist in aiding weight loss through various programs and protocols, the ultimate mechanism of weight loss is achieved by limiting food intake (ie diet). Therefore, the success or failure of any weight loss protocol or medication is dependent upon the individual that seeks to lose weight, and results will vary accordingly.
Note: although HCG is an FDA approved medication, it is not FDA approved for weight loss.
Botox Cosmetic Injections:
Botulinum Toxin (Botox) is an FDA approved medication used to temporarily paralyze frowning muscles of the forehead. Botox results in relaxation of the facial muscles, reducing wrinkles caused by muscle contraction. Dr Nasseri provides Botox injections to his patients that require this cosmetic procedure.
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We are located in Santa Ana, but we serve patients that visit us from all of Southern California, including Orange County, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside, Temecula, and Los Angeles. We have patients from the following cities: