Obesity, How It Affects Your Health
Updated: Jun 10, 2019
Obesity has become of the most serious health issues plaguing the United States, with childhood obesity more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. A lack of exercise coupled with fast food has caused children, teens and adults to be less healthy than ever. These poor choices can lead to long-term health issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, your family physician can help provide advice on better eating habits and ways to increase physical activity for any patient’s age or limitations.
Your family physician is here to ensure that you and your family remain healthy and free of chronic diseases that could impact your life for the long term.
HealthFirst offers a comprehensive weight loss program designed to achieve healthy and sustainable weight loss. Patients will sit with the provider one-on-one and discuss all aspects of their daily routines. Customized diet plans and exercise regimens will be created for each individual according to their needs and preferences. Prescription medications may also be utilized to suppress appetite and stimulate metabolism. Follow up appointments will be scheduled to track progress and evolve the program as time goes along. Receive individualized care to promote success! Make an appointment today! (252) 293-1010