There are a thousand weight loss programs out there, but obviously they do not all work—otherwise, people would not keep paying millions into the diet industry. Instead of wasting your money on another fad diet, you may want to take a medical approach that can actually help you improve your life by losing weight. Extra weight can cause a large host of health issues, but now there are medical weight loss plans designed to help you lose weight and improve your health at the same time. By taking a medical approach to weight loss, you can lengthen your lifespan and finally get the results you are looking for.*
What are the risks of carrying extra weight?
Being overweight or obese is a serious health problem that some medical professionals even refer to as an epidemic. Stroke, heart attack, diabetes, and gastrointestinal issues all have a much higher occurrence rate among those who are obese or overweight. However, just like a smoker lowers their risk for adverse events once they quit smoking, you can lower your health risks by losing weight. In fact, every pound you lose will likely increase your potential lifespan, making it worth it to explore weight loss a bit more in-depth.
What is medical weight loss?
Many people think that all the medical community has to offer those looking to lose weight is diet pills and surgery. However, these invasive measures are not for everyone. Instead, a simple focus on the scientific principles that cause weight gain is enough to help a medical provider help you to lose weight. Our providers take a close look at your body composition and metabolism to judge your weight loss progress and then create diets that are tailored to your needs while helping you overcome the cycle of overeating. Our medical providers also look at your weight loss as a whole against your complete health profile so that they can see what other issues may be playing a role in your weight gain and then help you to combat them.
How can medical weight loss help me?
A medical approach can help anyone that wants to lose weight and better their health. You do not have to have an extreme weight loss goal in mind in order to try out this unique and effective weight loss plan. It is perfect for anyone that wants to weight, whether it is ten pounds or 100 pounds. Medical weight loss is even perfect for someone looking to slim down after pregnancy or someone looking to slim down as they approach middle age. Everyone can benefit from provider guided weight loss.*
How can I prepare for my first visit?
Some patients are nervous about what to expect when they sit down for their first consultation, but there is really no reason to be nervous. All you need to bring with you is knowledge of your medical history, including any prescriptions you may be taking. This also includes any mediation or supplement you take over the counter. At your appointment, you will asked to step on a scale that performs a body composition analysis, and your blood pressure and metabolism will be measured. Then you will be able to sit down with one of our medical providers and discuss your weight loss goals and how you can create a medical weight loss plan that will help you achieve them.
How long will it be before I see results?
Everyone wants to see results right away, but any real weight loss plan takes time to show results. Keep in mind that gradual weight loss is usually the only effective weight loss. Weight that bounces off rapidly usually will bounce right back on. However, patients generally will notice that they begin to lose a bit of weight within the first two to three weeks of starting on their personalized plan, with more weight steadily falling off as they continue.
Remember that you will never get onto the steady path of weight loss however if you do not start somewhere. This is why you should call the office today to schedule your initial consultation. During your consultation you can ask any question you may have about our unique medical weight loss plans and be reassured about the science that backs our methods. Get a handle on your health and your weight loss journey by scheduling an appointment with us today. We look forward to meeting you and learning more about how we can help you become the best version of yourself.