Medically Supervised Weight Loss in Beverly Hills, CA

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What Is hCG Weight Loss?

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) is a naturally occurring hormone that is present in both men and women. However, during pregnancy, it is produced in large amounts in order to prepare the womb for the embryo. This hormone has been beneficial as a weight loss aid (along with restricted caloric intake) since the 1950s, and it can effectively enhance weight loss results for patients who suffer from stubborn, unwanted fat. The hCG hormone works by targeting nutrients that are stored in fat cells, converting their content, and sending the vital nutrients back into the bloodstream. With this hormone treatment, fat cells can shrink to only a fraction of their original size. Within our state-of-the-art facility, Dr. J. Timothy Katzen and his team are happy to offer this treatment option for Beverly Hills, CA individuals for safe and effective weight loss. Learn more about hCG weight loss treatments by scheduling your initial consultation at our innovative practice.

What Are the Benefits of Medical Weight Loss?

Dropping weight is not exclusively for aesthetic outcomes, but it can also work to address a variety of medical issues. Many people that can maintain a lower weight see changes in their cholesterol, insulin, and blood pressure levels. You might additionally be at a lower probability of getting heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. Accomplishing weight loss with a program at our Beverly Hills, CA facility can not only help you look increasingly confident in your skin, but it may also help you to have a longer, fuller life.

Circumferential Body Lift and Medial Thigh Lift - A year and 8 months ago, I had gastric sleeve and was down 131 pounds. My body got smaller but I was draped in wrinkles. This is really common with weight loss patients so I was not shocked. I went on realself.com and found this site to be very educational. I found more information than I would ever need and it helped me make a very important decision about who my surgeon would be. Without a doubt, I narrowed my decision to Dr. Katzen and one other surgeon. I consulted with both surgeons and confidently chose Dr. Katzen after meeting them both in consultation.Dr. Katzen did my body lift and thigh lift and I highly recommend him.

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360 Body Lift with the Very Best Surgeon - I am one who always plans way in advance. Before I even had bariatric surgery, I had already started to research reconstructive plastic surgery. The first page that always popped up on my search was Dr. Katzen and I can see why. I remembered how I dreamt of having a normal body after being obese for so many years.When the time came for reconstructing my body after weight loss, I of course went to Dr. Katzen. He did not disappoint. He performed the 360 body lift on me and it turned out how I envisioned it to be. This man is a genius and has the best personality ever.

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Results are as good as some of the most high priced specialists in the city - Although this review is for Botox i need to give you a rundown on why i choose Dr Katzen I have always had an incredible experience with Dr Katzen. I have had a tummy tuck, breast lift, BBL plus both an arm lift and a thigh lift since 2017- and I’m not a massive weight loss patient. He's just that good. He Probably has more experience than anyone else in Los Angeles with these lift procedures This past summer wearing shorts for the first time in 20 years was truly life changing. Freeing. And tank tops without a “light sweater” on top to hide my arms when it’s 100 degrees outside- priceless. I wish i would have seen him sooner- like in my 20s- alas he wasn’t around yet :) . . So kind and patient and talented. Why i never turned to him for Botox and filler is a mystery. In November i got Botox from the very knowledgeable Talia in his office who is good at everything including post surgical care . Her results are as good as some of the most high priced specialists in the city. I’m also ready for my 2nd Mobius 8 session- great results. . He numbs us twice which really is necessary. He will always do what is necessary to keep you looking good and getting there as pain free as possible. . Great Dr. Great office.

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Thrilled with my flat belly after years of carrying around the excess skin from a massive weight loss - Dr. Katzen and his team are absolutely wonderful. I had a 360 body lift and breast reduction four months ago and Dr. Katzen was super attentive during the entire healing process. I’m thrilled with my flat belly after years of carrying around the excess skin from a massive weight loss. Thank you, Dr. Katzen and team!

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A miracle worker - I look like an improved version of myself - If I could give 10 stars I would. Dr. Katzen is by far the best doctor I've ever encountered. His bedside manner is impeccable and he never made me feel rushed in my appointments with him, answering every question I had. I came to him to finish my weight loss transformation after losing 150 lbs resulting in a lot of excess skin. I had 2 rounds of surgery combining several procedures together; round 1 was lower body lift with muscle repair, neck lipo, and medial thigh lift and round 2 was arm lift with horizontal back lift, breast lift, and augmentation. It was a lot and recovery was intense but Katzen and his staff always made sure that I was well taken care of and supported every step of the way. My results are beyond anything I ever imagined Dr. Katzen truly is an artist but most importantly he didn't try to sell me on procedures I didn't need and he tailored my surgeries for the best results so I look like an improved version of myself and not lot a plastic doll off the assembly lot. I'm so grateful to Dr. Katzen and his amazing staff.

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Candidates for Medically Supervised Weight Loss

Candidates for an hCG weight loss program are men and women who are willing to stick to a restricted diet and exercise routine. While the hormone will help to reduce your appetite, it is still essential that you stick to your diet plan. You may also need to speak with your primary care physician to ensure that you are a good candidate for hCG weight loss treatments. Additionally, Dr. Katzen and his skilled team can meet with you during a thorough consultation to determine if medically supervised weight loss is appropriate for you.

How does the Program for Sustainable Weight Loss Work?

At our Beverly Hills practice, an hCG weight loss program is most often conducted for 3 – 6 weeks to jumpstart long-term weight loss habits. Along with hCG, patients will follow a diet that is almost free of fat and contains 500 – 800 calories on a daily basis. Though this may seem very small, the natural hormone is so powerful that it works to effectively reduce your appetite. The hCG can be self-delivered through intramuscular injections or taken orally as either pellets or drops that dissolve under the tongue. Throughout your treatment, you will meet with our team through weekly consultations in order to evaluate your process.

Along with exceptional weight loss results, hCG can also provide a number of additional benefits, including:

  • Increased energy
  • Reduced GI problems
  • Improved immune system
  • Lowered blood sugar
  • A kickstart to an overall healthier lifestyle
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What to Expect After Medical Weight Loss?

After completing the hCG weight loss program, patients should stick to a healthy lifestyle with proper eating habits and exercise. Ongoing support and guidance, including follow-up appointments and nutritional counseling, are often provided to help maintain weight loss. Successful weight maintenance requires adopting new lifestyle habits, such as regular physical activity and healthier food choices. Monitoring progress through regular weigh-ins and food tracking is important to stay accountable. Ultimately, long-term success depends on your commitment to making lasting changes in eating habits and staying active.

Why Choose hCG Weight Loss?

At J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. Beverly Hills, we understand the importance of weight loss for both your confidence and your overall health. With hCG weight loss programs, we can help kickstart your healthy lifestyle and help you get rid of unwanted fat. Contact our Beverly Hills, CA facility to learn more and to schedule your initial medically supervised weight loss consultation.

Is an hCG weight loss program safe?

Yes, for the majority of patients in good overall health, an hCG weight loss program at J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. Beverly Hills is generally considered very safe and effective. Our team will review your current health and medical history to ensure there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the fat-busting benefits of an hCG weight loss plan. You will also have weekly consultations with our team to monitor your progress, results, and safety.

How much weight can I lose with an hCG medical weight loss plan?

How much weight you can lose depends on a number of factors. These may include your current weight, health, and your body's response to the treatment plan. On average, most Beverly Hills, CA patients can expect to lose about 1 – 3 pounds per day during their hCG treatment program.

Does hCG help reduce hunger cravings?

Yes, it can. Part of the hCG weight loss plan is a daily 500 – 800 calorie diet, which can have many people worrying about feeling hungry. While a restricted calorie diet normally may cause hunger pains, hCG helps to regulate the brain's response to hunger and can significantly reduce appetite. This helps patients stick to the reduced-calorie diet while still maintaining energy levels and comfort.

How long is an hCG medical weight loss program?

Every plan is customized for each patient's unique weight loss needs. During your consultation, Dr. J. Timothy Katzen will examine you, review your medical history, and listen to your goals to help you create a plan that meets your needs. On average, most patients see the best results with a program that lasts about 3 – 6 weeks. During your treatment plan, we will monitor your progress and can make adjustments as needed.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.