Whether you’re ready to start your first diet or you have a long history of riding the roller coaster of losing weight only to regain it, the team at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples can help you achieve success with their weight-loss management program. Don’t hesitate to call their office in Naples, Florida, to learn about their weight-loss services. It’s easier to successfully lose weight and keep it off when you have the support of professionals who care about your health.
Extra weight adds stress to your joints and your heart. It also affects your overall health because fat cells release hormones that regulate your metabolism and affect organs throughout your body. As a result, you have a higher risk of developing:
Being overweight also affects your reproductive health. You may have a harder time getting pregnant, then once you’re pregnant, you’re more likely to develop preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. Pregnant women who are overweight also have a higher chance of going into labor early or having a baby who’s large for their gestational age.
If you want to lose weight and keep it off, weight-loss management can make the difference between success and failure. People who participate in weight-loss management stick with their goals and maintain weight loss longer because they have the benefit of encouragement, information, and accountability.
The team at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples can assess your overall health, run tests for hormone imbalances that may influence your weight, and check for nutritional deficiencies. Then they follow through with a comprehensive weight-loss plan.
Weight-management services should always include the basics of healthy weight loss:
Your doctor at Women’s Healthcare Physicians of Naples may also prescribe weight-loss medications. When they’re taken for a limited time – and used with diet and exercise – medications can help you lose 5-10% of your original body weight.
Various medications that work different ways are available. They may suppress your appetite, help you feel full, reduce food cravings, or reduce fat absorption.