Society today promotes being comfortable in your own skin. While that is not a bad thing, being comfortable in an unhealthy state is not good. Obesity is a nationwide health concern and not something anyone would want to get comfortable with.
With the pandemic we are all currently facing, people with serious health conditions are most at risk if infected by the coronavirus. These conditions include (but are not limited to) hypertension, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, depression, heart disease, and stroke – many conditions that develop when a person has obesity.
Take action now! There are many options for those who want to lose weight, but finding the right method for you may require a little extra effort and help. Losing weight is the first step, but it’s a big step because it’s the key to preventing so many other conditions that obesity can bring. Talk to someone – a friend who has successfully lost weight, your primary care physician, or give us a call. Take action now and we promise you, once you begin to lose some weight, you will see the quality of your life increase exponentially. When you commit to some lifestyle changes and commit to your health, you can be comfortable knowing your body is strong and able to protect you from diseases.
TO HELP MINIMIZE POTENTIAL RISK TO OUR PATIENTS RELATED TO COVID-19, WE WILL HOST VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS. PLEASE USE ZOOM TO ACCESS OUR SUPPORT GROUPS AT THEIR REGULARLY SCHEDULED DATES AND TIMES.
BARIATRIC Support Group – 1st Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm
If you would like more information about how Anchorage Bariatrics can help you with a customized weight loss solution, would like to view our free informational seminar, or attend our Monthly Support Group, please call us at 907-644-THIN.
Ways to Lose Weight
1. Diet changes.
2. Exercise or physical activity.
How to lose weight is different for every individual. There is no single formula that will work for all. The best thing you can do if you want to lose weight is first to determine why you are gaining weight. The next step would be to work a plan with your doctor to see what your best weight loss options are.
10 Leading Causes of Weight Gain and Obesity
2. Engineered Junk Foods
3. Food Addiction
4. Aggressive Marketing
6. Certain Medications
7. Leptin Resistance
8. Food Availability
Read more: Healthline – 10 Causes of Weight Gain
You Are Not Alone. We Understand. We Can Help. Talk To Us!
Some individuals arrive at Anchorage Bariatrics following years of contemplating bariatric surgery. Others step through our front door urged by their primary care physician. Whatever your motivation, once you check into our office, you become our patient and we all keep your best interests paramount.
The decision to undertake weight loss bariatric surgery is a major step and not one to be taken lightly. It is the first step on a path that, like many of life’s ventures, contains hills and dales, ups and downs, forks in the road, and detours. And just like any journey, we are reminded that the goal is not only the destination but the journey itself. The triumphant moments and even the disappointments can serve to urge us forward or indicate a change of course.
The Anchorage Bariatrics medical team, led by Dr. Justin Clark and Dr. Sean Lee, are 100% committed to providing the most professional and top-of-the-line services to help you reach your health and weight loss goals. Toward this end, we consider each patient’s medical history, mental health history, and concerns with the utmost of care, thoroughness, and compassion.