Why Is Weight Loss Important?

Why Is Weight Loss Important?

We know firsthand that losing weight and keeping it off takes hard work and commitment. Fortunately, the numerous benefits that come with weight loss make all the effort worthwhile. 

At LoneStar Bariatrics, Dr. Chad Carlton and our team offer numerous nonsurgical and surgical solutions to ensure everyone can meet their weight loss goals. With our help, you can finally experience each of these weight loss benefits yourself. Here’s a look at some of them.

Better physical health

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you have extra weight to lose. But we have good news for you — losing just 5-10% of your body weight can improve your physical health. That means losing 10 pounds when you weigh 200, or 5% of your weight, can offer results, and there are many.

When you lose weight, you can expect to see:

Plus, losing weight reduces your risk of serious diseases, many life-threatening. That’s because carrying extra weight puts more stress on your heart, increases inflammation in your body, and interferes with insulin function. 

So, by losing just 5% of your body weight, you can start reducing your risk of conditions like osteoarthritis, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers. And, in many cases, it’s common to need fewer medications and even stop taking some entirely. 

Improved mood and lifestyle

The benefits of weight loss don’t stop with your physical health. As those pounds start coming off, most people report:

On top of that, studies also show that physical activity and exercise can help with depression, anxiety, and improve a person’s ability to feel more confident in their own success.

Successful weight loss

We know what you’re saying — “I’ve tried everything, but I just can’t lose weight!” That’s why we’re here to help.

Our team knows that weight loss comes with numerous challenges, and there isn’t a one-size-fits-all strategy for everyone. Instead, we take a personalized approach to create a program for each of the people in our care.

First, we perform a comprehensive assessment, talk about your overall goals, and discuss your health and weight loss history. Based on this information, we can identify which method or combination of approaches will help you reach your goals once and for all.

Weight loss strategies at LoneStar Bariatrics might include:

But it doesn’t stop there. Successful weight loss is a marathon, not a sprint. Because of that, you can rest easy knowing that you have the support of our team every step of the way, and we can continue to make modifications to your program as needed.

Ready to experience the benefits of weight loss for yourself? Contact the LoneStar Bariatrics office nearest you by calling or scheduling a consultation online today.

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