NO TWO PEOPLE ARE ALIKE, NEITHER ARE THEIR WEIGHT LOSS SOLUTIONS
You medical provider will discuss many options with you and create a plan to help you meet your weight loss goals.
BELLA - WEIGHT LOSS BLEND
ORAL BLEND OF MEDICATION
Men and women choose to lose weight to be more confident with themselves rather than out of pure vanity. We understand and respect this perspective, and we continuously strive to support our patients throughout the process. By using this approach, we not only help men and women achieve the physical changes they desire, but do so in a manner that makes them feel comfortable with their choices.
It’s Not Just Weight Loss; It’s An Experience
The popularity of weight loss treatments means that you have many options when choosing a medical weight loss home, and we invite you to learn about the ways that we set ourselves apart from other practices. Our utmost priority is gaining and maintaining your trust, as this is the foundation of any meaningful relationship between physcian and patient.
WHAT IS BELLA
BELLA is a custom blend of several different proven weight loss supplements to help boost energy, reduce fat and curb appetite.
BELLA capsules come in a variety of combinations and strengths. Each one has a specific use and length of treatment.
Types of BELLA:
- Bella 1 (Bupropion HCl / Phentermine HCl / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin) (Slow Release)
- Bella 2 (Bupropion HCl / Phentermine HCl / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin) (Slow Release)
- Bella 3 (Bupropion HCl / Caffeine / Oxytocin / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin)
- Bella 4 (Bupropion HCl / Phentermine HCl / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin) (Slow Release)
- Bella Decaf (Bupropion HCl / Oxytocin / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin)
- Bella Plus Decaf (Bupropion HCl / Metformin / Oxytocin / Topiramate / Naltrexone HCl / Methylcobalamin)
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BELLA
When combined with diet and exercise, patients Reported Benefits:
- Increase energy
- Promote weight loss
- Increase lean muscle
- Enhance endurance and strength
- Reduce appetite
- Optimize fat burning
- Reduce abdominal fat
HOW DOES BELLA WORK
Together the blend of ingredients work better than each one individually. Let's look closer at each ingredient.
Bupropion: is commonly used as an antidepressant. Although depression can lead to weight gain, bupropion noted in a clinical trial in 2016 should a 5% body fat loss after 12-16 weeks of therapy.
It’s unclear exactly why Wellbutrin has this effect.It may have to do with the fact that the drug affects dopamine and norepinephrine, both of which play a role in appetite, satiety and eating behaviors. Increasing levels of these neurotransmitters may cause changes in eating and, therefore, weight.
Still, Wellbutrin along is not considered a weight loss drug and should not be prescribed solely for this purpose.
Phentermine is an oral sympathomimetic amine used as an adjunct for short-term (e.g., 8—12 weeks) treatment of exogenous obesity. It is a stimulant known increase energy, promote the loss of body fat and decrease appetite.
Topiramate is an oral medication originally used in the treatment of headaches and seizures. It works by decreasing appetite and by causing feelings of fullness to last longer after eating.
Naltrexone is an opiate receptor agonist. It works by reducing the appeal of food. In 2014, the FDA approved the combination of Naltrexone and Bupropion also known as Contrave for the treatment of obesity and long-term weight loss.
Methylcobalamine is the most natural and potent form of vitamin B12 and is water soluble. It is required for proper functioning of red blood cells. It promote optimal oxygen carrying in the blood and therefore promotes lasting energy.
Caffeine is a naturally occurring xanthine derivative used as a central nervous system and respiratory stimulant, or as a mild diuretic. It promotes weight loss by boosting energy and metabolism.
Oxytocin is an endogenous hormone secreted by the brain. It has many roles including uterine contractions and it is released during intimacy by both men and women. It is known to increase weight loss by:
- decrease appetite
- increase energy
- increase lipolysis (breakdown of fat)
- increase insulin sensitivity
- increase insulin effects
- reduce cortisol
Metformin is an oral biguanide antidiabetic agent used to treat diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. It works by improving glucose tolerance and lower insulin resistance, thus it helps your body burn calories and fat more effectively
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF BELLA
The most common side effects are from the stimulant effects of bupropion, phentermine and caffeine. The medication is well tolerated by many and can be started with lower doses to prevent any adverse sides effects. Most common side effects are:
- dry mouth
- flushed skin
- heart palpitations
- taste changes
WHO SHOULD NOT TAKE BELLA
- Anyone with uncontrolled anxiety
- Heart problems
- Eating disorders
- Renal Dysfunction
- Liver dysfunction