Medical Weight Loss Studio City
Whether you just want to shed a few excess pounds, or you’re looking to drop a significant percentage of your bodyweight, our team of experts at ProHealth Physical Medicine in Studio City are here to help. Time and time again, health research shows that people are more successful at losing weight and keeping it off when they have ongoing professional support. We have created a safe, efficient, and effective medical weight-loss program designed to help you meet your goals.
Medical Weight Loss Q & A
Because the ProHealth team wants to ensure your success the first time around, they offer a comprehensive and customized medical approach to weight loss that’s designed to give you the specific resources, tools, and support that you need to achieve long-term results.
Our medical weight loss program combines proven medical therapies along with physical activity, calorie restriction, proper nutrition, and psychological support. We specialize each program for every client, possibilities include a variety of FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medications such as peptides, phentermine and semaglutide. The experts at ProHealth Physical Medicine are passionate about helping patients reach their weight loss goals and improve their overall health and wellbeing.
Many factors can contribute to your body holding onto excess weight, even during caloric restrictions. Part of hitting a plateau is your body trying to maintain a static weight. The brain tells your body to slow down your metabolism to store fat. We have many different tools at our disposal to disrupt your brain from sending these signals such as short term cleanses which can jumpstart the metabolism and blood chemistry analysis to reveal your hormone balance. Other influences are things we have all heard of like stress, poor sleep, reverting to old eating habits, and reduced exercise. An outside eye can help identify all of these and more.
After an initial, one-on-one consultation to identify your target weight as well as any medical concerns, our team will work with you to develop a customized, medically-appropriate plan designed to get you to your goal safely and efficiently. Depending on your needs, the program may include prescription appetite control medication or high-quality supplements to ensure you’re meeting your body’s nutritional needs during calorie restriction.
As they track your progress, the team will offer expert advice and gentle motivation to help you reach your goals. By the time you reach your target weight, you will have developed the skills you need to keep the weight off for life.
While many people make the decision to lose weight because they’d like to look better, feel better, or just fit into a smaller pair of pants, there’s little doubt that the best benefit of losing weight is your long-term health and wellness.
Throughout the world, excess body fat has become a critical health crisis. In the United States, that crisis has reached something of a tipping point: About seven out of ten Americans are overweight, and more than half those individuals qualify as obese (having a BMI score greater than 30). Carrying excess fat is a complex health issue that can sap your energy, put extra strain on your joints, and drastically increase your risk of many serious health consequences, including:
- Developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, and certain types of cancer
- Having unhealthy blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels
- Having high blood pressure
- Having a heart attack or stroke
- Developing sleep apnea or breathing problems
- Becoming depressed or developing anxiety
- Experiencing chronic pain or difficulty with physical functioning
You only need to lose 5 to 10% of your body weight to substantially reduce your risk of developing the serious health conditions associated with being overweight.