Medical weight loss programs have greatly increased in popularity over the past few years. This is mainly because of their effectiveness, as patients find great success towards their weight loss goals. When planning your own weight loss regime, it can be difficult to adhere to your goals for an extended period of time. However, with medical supervision, it is not only easier to attain these goals, but the plan is designed specifically for your body chemistry.
What kind of doctor specializes in weight loss?
As most people have experienced, losing weight is not the easiest of journeys to embark on. If you have complicating factors such as chronic diseases, have tried to lose weight on your own and were unsuccessful, or have an interest in losing a significant amount of weight in a healthy manner at a healthy pace, you may want to seek the services of a doctor who specializes in weight loss. As more physicians choose to specialize in this medical field, the options for finding such a doctor becomes greater all the time.
Internal medicine doctors, general practitioners, and family physicians are some of the types of doctors well-versed in weight loss and general nutrition. Through their general practice, many of these types of doctors provide weight loss advice and assistance. The holistic approach to your weight loss and overall health is just one of the benefits of seeking weight loss by these doctors.
Bariatricians receive specialized training in the non-surgical treatment of overweight and obesity. Medical treatment for weight loss with a bariatrician is centered around four main methods: diet, behavior modification, medication when appropriate, and exercise.
What does a medical weight loss clinic do?
Our programs are customized for you and typically include nutrition, exercise physiology, weight management, and behavior management.
Depending on your personal needs, your program may include:
- Medical monitoring by a healthcare provider
- Food plans, meal replacements, and nutritional supplements
- Advice from a dietitian
- Expertise from weight loss coaches
The amount of weight you are or can lose does not determine if you are healthy or not. Sometimes, it’s about what you gain in the process.
Imagine losing 20 pounds, keeping it off, and feeling better than ever or lowering your risks for certain diseases. Now you can, with Metabolic Medical Centers.
Is medical weight loss safe?
Medical weight loss clinics have been known to offer higher rates of success and a more comfortable experience all while practicing safe weight loss techniques. It also offers a team of professionals on your side that provide a supportive environment where encouragement is ample all while you adjust to the new lifestyle pattern that has been personally created to help you achieve maximum results.
Weight loss is a long-term process requiring commitment and resolve and should be thought of as such by the client in order to have the required success. Whether your goal is losing 20 pounds or 200 pounds, having a supportive environment people them stay the course. Most clients gain confidence quickly with our medical programs offered at Metabolic Medical, although shedding the excess weight can be intimidating at first.
Our doctors and weight loss coaches have experience in safe weight loss which is a big advantage of reducing your weight medically. Many people try to lose weight the wrong way and suffer unfortunate ill effects as a result. A fad diet can cause muscular degeneration and make a person chronically fatigued. Your immune system may also be compromised resulting in an illness. Medical weight loss relies on healthy diets that keep the body energized while maintaining important immunities and ensuring that the body still receives all its vital nutrients.
If you or someone you know is trying to lose weight, come to Metabolic Medical Centers, where our kind and caring staff can create a weight loss program to fit your unique needs. To talk with an expert, contact our office today. Visit us online or give us a call to schedule an appointment at our clinic.