The Obesity Guide Podcast with Matthea Rentea MD

Matthea Rentea MD leads discussions on obesity and chronic weight management. Her guests range from experts in the fields that intersect with obesity and wellness, to individuals successful in their weight journey. 

The Obesity Guide Podcast with Matthea Rentea MD

Matthea Rentea MD leads discussions on obesity and chronic weight management. Her guests range from experts in the fields that intersect with obesity and wellness, to individuals successful in their weight journey. 
67: Nausea Relief Strategies for GLP-1 Agonist Medications May 27, 2024
 

Nausea is one of the most frequently reported side effects of GLP-1 agonist medications used in obesity treatment, such as Zepbound, Wegovy, Mounjaro, and Victoza. Although not everyone will experience it, the nature of these anti-obesity medications can often lead to nausea, caused by...

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66: Sulfur Burps on GLP-1 Meds: Remedies, Treatment and Causes May 20, 2024
 

Ever had a burp that smells like bad eggs? It’s certainly not pleasant - especially in a social setting! But like most medications, anti-obesity medications come with side effects that you may have to navigate, particularly at the start of your journey. And one side effect that I...

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65: Weight Challenges with Mental Health Treatments: Insights from Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Novitsky May 13, 2024
 

While psychiatric medications can be essential for improving mental health–and even life-saving for some–they often come with unwanted side effects, including weight gain. Historically, a lack of integration between psychiatrists and other healthcare providers has meant...

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64: Breaking the Silence: Redefining Menopausal Care for Women with Obesity with Dr. Komal Patil-Sisodia May 06, 2024
 

Menopause and the years leading up to it, commonly referred to as perimenopause, are periods of significant change in a woman’s body. Working as a physician, I’ve seen firsthand how these hormonal changes can affect women, especially those struggling with weight.

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63: Today's Actions, Tomorrow's Health: The Power of Your Future Self Apr 29, 2024
 

As anyone who struggles with weight management knows, it takes a lot more than waking up one day and deciding “it’s time to get healthy”. Our health is shaped by the countless small decisions we make each and every day and when we don’t see instant results, it...

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62: How One TikToker’s Chronic Weight Management Journey is Inspiring Others: Angel Scheer’s Story Apr 22, 2024
 

As humans, we thrive through connection. And when we embark on a journey to improve our metabolic health, I’m a strong believer that we need continual inspiration to guide us along the way and remind us that we’re all in this together. For me, a huge source of that...

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61: 4 Tactical Moves to Manage Increased Hunger Apr 15, 2024
 

Feeling extra hungry lately and not sure why? After recently transitioning from Wegovy to ZepBound, I noticed a significant increase in appetite. But whether or not you've changed medications, there are a whole bunch of factors that could be contributing to increased hunger pangs.

But...

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60: The Best Diet is the One We Can Maintain for Life Apr 08, 2024
 

When people start working on their health, one of the first things they usually want to know is: what is the best nutrition plan? But when it comes to the “best” nutrition plan for you, it really hinges on your own personal health goals. What are you actually trying to get...

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59: How to Tap Into a Growth Mindset and Crush Your Goals Apr 01, 2024
 

Do you love a good challenge or do you actively avoid it?

In today’s modern world, there’s no denying that building healthy habits and living a healthy lifestyle can be challenging. And sometimes, it really can feel like the entire world is conspiring to make it harder for...

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58: Body Composition: How to Assess It and Why It Matters Mar 25, 2024
 

Most of us have been there when trying to lose weight…following a diet to the T, only to get discouraged when the scale refuses to budge. But the truth is, weight can’t tell us everything about our health and can even be detrimental to our own body image. I know if I had...

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57: ADHD-Friendly Weight Management Strategies with Jennifer Watts Mar 18, 2024
 

Weight loss coach Jennifer Watts often felt defeated by traditional diet plans. Each attempt ended in what felt like failure, creating a cycle of frustration and self-doubt. It wasn’t until Jennifer finally received her ADHD diagnosis, that she could truly understand the reasons...

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56: 3 Ways to Bounce Back from a Health Funk Mar 11, 2024
 

If you’re feeling drained and fed up with the constant effort it takes to prioritize your health, you're not alone. Every few weeks, it seems like I hit a wall where the thought of sticking to my health routine feels like a monumental task. 

Luckily, I’m usually able...

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