“Her food thoughts quieted down. She lost weight. But most surprisingly, she walked out of Target one day and realized her cart contained only the four things she came to buy. ‘I’ve never done that before,’ she said. The desire to shop had slipped away. The desire to drink, extinguished once, did not rush in as a replacement either. For the first time—perhaps the first time in her whole life—all of her cravings and impulses were gone. It was like a switch had flipped in her brain.” Ozempic was originally prescribed to control blood sugar. It got a lot more popular when people realized it also helped control weight. Can it control everything? The Atlantic (Free Article): Did Scientists Accidentally Invent an Anti-addiction Drug? (What happens if you get addicted to Ozempic?)

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