Should You Use Prescription Drugs To Treat Obesity?


The drugs are a widely advertised, and the appeal is understandable. Imagine just taking a pill and having all that extra weight melt off your body! In this episode Dr. Petteruti discusses the benefits, limits, and risks of prescription drug therapy. The cost can be anywhere from $15, to over $1000 per month. How to know which ones to try first? Can they be combined together? Should you ask your doctor to prescribe these drugs for you? You will learn about the limits of the drugs, as well as their potential. You will learn about the Intellectual Medicine “tripod” approach to treating significant obesity. The combination of pharmacology, nutraceuticals, and nutritional behavioral change is interdependent and necessary for success to occur.

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