at Bioconnect Medical Centre
Excess weight can affect general health and it is a concern for many of our clients. At Bioconnect we Every person is unique in personality and physiology. Weight gain can come about through a range of factors and lifestyle choices.
At Bioconnect you will get the personal time and attention you deserve, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you are committed to losing weight, you can trust in our system, as it covers all the bases!deliver a customized program to achieve real-world long-term results. This comprehensive program is medically supervised at every step and is designed to help patients lose and maintain a healthy weight.
Why Choose Bioconnect Medical
for Medical Weight Loss?
At Bioconnect, your weight loss program will be customized specifically for you. It will be developed based on a set of tests that are performed to identify the actual source of the condition and address it, opening the door to improved quality of life, increased energy, and confidence.
we can consult on the simple case that want just to reach their ideal weight, to the most complex patients with complex medical conditions such as hypertension, metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes, or insulin dependent diabetes. With hard work, you can prevent or slow down chronic diseases, and sometimes even reverse them. It’s not just about “willpower”, you may need medical assistance to help you lose the excess weight and finally live longer and healthier.
Calories matter, but hormones are critical! Out of balance hormones can cause weight gain and weight loss resistance. We diagnosed these imbalances with a thorough medical assessment and hormone panel testing and then we address each issue accordingly. Weight gain can be triggered by many out of sync hormones, alone or in combination, like cortisol, insulin, leptin, low or excess of oestrogens, thyroid hormones, testosterone, adrenal hormones etc. Alteration of these hormones can also affect energy level and sleep that are of paramount importance in the metabolism function and weight loss process.
Medications for weight loss are prescription drugs that help people who have health problems related to overweight or obesity. They work in different ways, such as reducing appetite, blocking fat absorption, or increasing metabolism. They are used to jumpstarting the weight loss process and in the maintenance phase or can be used in the long term in some cases.
Examples of weight loss medications are phentermine, orlistat, naltrexone, and semaglutide (Ozempic and Wegovy). These medications are not a substitute for a healthy diet and physical activity, and they may have side effects or interactions with other drugs.
Previous starting any of these drugs, it is important to have a medical assessment that will establish if you are a good candidate and which medication would be more suitable for you.
We only use medical grade supplements at Bioconnect Medical. These supplements are products that meet or exceed the standards of quality, purity, and potency set by the pharmaceutical industry. They are manufactured in facilities that follow the same strict regulations as drug manufacturers, and they undergo rigorous testing. Medical grade supplements are designed to provide optimal health benefits and support various health conditions, such as immune system function, cardiovascular health, brain health, and more.
Healthy sleep is a critical aspect of our program. To improve sleep, a supplement called “Cortisol Manager” helps you drift off and enjoy the rest you need to break through weight loss resistance. If your body has too much cortisol, your blood sugar may increase, and the body may store fat while you sleep. Berberine supplements reset insulin and support weight loss for our female clients. Di- Indole Methane (DIM) is a supplement to reduce bad oestrogens and increase good oestrogens.
One of the key elements of our program is getting enough quality sleep. Some natural products like Magnesium, Rhodiola and Ashwagandha can help you decrease stress and fall asleep faster and get the rest you need to overcome weight loss challenges. When cortisol levels are too high, your blood sugar can rise, and your body can store fat overnight. Berberine, Alpha Lipoic Acid and Vanadyl sulphate, are other natural nutrients and mineral that help our patients balance their cholesterol, insulin and lose weight. Di-Indole Methane (DIM) is a supplement that lowers harmful oestrogens
and raises beneficial ones.
We will help you design a workout plan that suits your needs. In some cases, specifically to lower cortisol levels such as Pilates, yoga, dance, walking or hiking outdoors.
Strengthening your muscles and bones is important for your health and fitness. There are many exercises that can help you achieve this goal, such as weightlifting, resistance bands and bodyweight exercises.
Personal Nutritional Counselling
We understand that each person we help has different objectives and dietary requirements. We give a guide for correct intake of macros such as protein intake, and a nutrition plan that is easy to follow without the harsh limitations that often cause diets to fail.
We also collaborate with different professionals such as dietitians, functional medicine nutritionists and health coaches to help you in this journey.
And what else?
We always go the extra mile for you!
After weight loss, or during the process, you might benefit of extra treatments like EMsculpt. Emsculpt is a high-tech machine scientifically proven to improve and/or maintain muscle tone. This is extremely important since weight loss can lead to decreased muscle mass and consequently slowing down the metabolism with plateaux of weight loss.
We also offer high-tech equipment as Vanquish Me and mesotherapy injections for reducing stubborn localized fat that might not bulge although a successful weight-loss response.
And finally, we are the only clinic in the Caribbean offering a cutting-edge non-invasive solution for skin tightening like Sofwave. Skin laxity can be a “side effect” of weight-loss and can affect confidence, this treatment is proven to provide an increase in collagen and elastin with beautiful natural results achieving firming and lifting of skin on face, neck and body.