Risks of Compounded Weight Loss Medications

risks compounded weight loss medications

At true. Women’s Health, we always prioritize our patients’ safety, and our team wants to address concerns about the weight loss medications from compounding pharmacies. The FDA, the Obesity Medical Association, and The Obesity Society have all submitted warnings against the use of generic versions of semaglutide, tirzepatide, and other hormonal weight-loss medications from compounding […]

Unfiltered: Navigating Body Image & Health in the Social Media Spotlight

social media spotlight

Did you know that studies have shown that exposure to idealized images on social media can lead to decreased body satisfaction, increased body shame, and disordered eating behaviors in women? In our latest Let’s Chat, Dr. Celia Egan joins with Marisa Hohaia, Psychologist and Women’s Life Coach, to discuss the impact of social media on […]

Maintaining the Momentum of Motivation

Motivation in Weight Loss Illustration of a woman working out that says "Momentum of motivation"

Maintaining Motivation in Weight Loss In this week’s Let’s Chat, we discussed how to maintain motivation in weight loss. This is one of Dr. Egan’s favorite topics! Also joining us was Dr. Shawn Hondorp, a board-certified clinical health psychologist who has a podcast called Motivation Made Easy: Body Respect, True Health. She uses her knowledge […]

Give Yourself A Break: The Power of Self-Compassion

How do we be as compassionate to ourselves as we are toward others? We extend so much empathy for our friends and family, yet reserve all the judgment for ourselves. This is something we witness women in particular struggle with. The truth of the matter is, it’s hard to make good health choices when we […]

Sleep and Weight – Invest In Your Rest


Sleep and weight. Is there a correlation? Have you given up on a good night of rest? Women are empathetic, caring, and always put others before themselves, and that’s something to admire – but not when it compromises your own wellbeing. When women find themselves not having enough time in the day, sleep is often […]

Success with weight loss medications

Weight Loss Medications

Weight loss medications haven’t always been fully embraced by the community. They have sometimes been dubbed as taking “the easy way out”, or not being natural. But whoever you are, whatever method you choose, one thing is consistent: weight loss is not easy. We’re here to provide women with informed options and let you know […]

Success Beyond The Scale: Sam’s Story Update #7

Success Beyond the Scale Sam's Story

Hi friends! Happy Thanksgiving week! I am doing pretty well and feeling good. It’s amazing how much my energy has been connected to what I was eating. I don’t wake up feeling so exhausted anymore and I feel like I am able to walk my dog easier and do workouts without feeling completely fried. I […]

Dr. Celia Egan Interview with Shelley Irwin

Dr. Egan was interviewed about true. Weight Journey on The WGVU Morning Show With Shelley Irwin earlier this week. Dr. Egan and Shelley dive into the details of our medically-supervised weight program for women – check it out here!

Sam’s Story: Success Beyond The Scale Update #6

Sam's Story Update 6

Hi friends! I am doing well and am feeling pretty good. This week I had an appointment with Susanne and Dr. Ashley Wildman! Vacay I did my first “vacation/trip” while on my diet and it was a little rough, honestly. My husband and I went to Austin, Texas for the Formula 1 race and it […]

Sam’s Story: Success Beyond The Scale Update #5

Sam's Story Success Beyond The Scale Update 5

Hi friends! Well, I’m still alive! 🙂 I’ve been doing well as far as the diet is going. I definitely feel like I’ve gained some energy back and I don’t feel as tired as I was. I would be lying if I said everything was sunshine and rainbows. It’s been hard, but I know I […]