Weight Management

Weight management is a long-term approach to a healthy lifestyle. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise to equate energy expenditure and energy intake. Developing healthy eating habits while using tips that will keep us fuller longer can be useful tools in weight management.

Medical weight loss

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Weight gain beyond a person’s ‘ideal weight’ can be due to many reasons. The most common is reduced basal metabolic rate with age; this is aggravated by environmental, psychological and physical stress. Poor life style, addictive habits, depression, anti-anxiety drugs, medications (like sulfonylurea’s, b-blockers etc), unrestricted consumption of calories, certain disease (metabolic syndrome, type II diabetes, thyroid disease etc) are some reasons for weight gain. Hormone imbalances are frequently involved with weight issues. Nutritional imbalance aggravated by fad diets will make you put on weight than lose it.

If one looks at all the above causes carefully weight gain/or obesity have a significant medical history, drug and psychological history to it and not merely a cosmetic problem. Therefore, weight loss has to be a doctor guided process and should not be regulated to some commercial enterprise or fad diet; Weight loss which is not medically supervised can lead to severe health problems and lead to significant nutritional imbalances, arrhythmias and dehydration. Doctor-managed program aims to drop the percentage of a person’s body fat as low as possible, while maintaining muscle mass. Using a combination of low cal, nutrition dense balanced diet, safe medications, hormonal and nutritional supplements along with behaviour and life style counselling a healthy and sustainable weight loss program is achieved. This is the basis of medical weight loss program.

HCG diet for weight loss

HCG is believed to break down your abnormal body fat, causing you to lose inches, protecting your body’s good fat and muscle from depleting. That means that you can go on a low calorie food plan and lose weight without the typical problems such as muscle loss and sagging skin.

Benefits of HCG during Weight Loss

On-going research is showing that HCG combined with a Medically Supervised Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) can help

  • Increased loss of Fat during weight loss.
  • Decreased Irritability & weakness during weight loss.
  • Improvement in Sleep.

HCG is FDA approved for treatments other than that for weight management, and is therefore used Off-Label. HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a hormone present in both men and women.
It has been found to be produced in great amounts in the placenta of pregnant females to aid in the control of vital metabolic functions.
In non-pregnant persons, and males, HCG increases metabolism similar by helping the body release calories stored in fat.
The use of HCG for the medical management of obesity is based on the extensive research by world-renowned physician Dr. A.T.W. Simeons, who found that in addition to a specific diet, HCG can help safely speed up weight loss.

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Customized food plans

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The customized food plan provides each patient with sample eating plans that are tailored to his/her physiology and lifestyle along with specific guidance for patients on aggressive weight loss programs. All of our programs include recommendations for eating whole and organic foods as much as possible that are balanced with the proper ratios of proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats.

A healthy eating plan gives your body the nutrients it needs every day while staying within your daily calorie goal for weight loss. … A healthy eating plan: Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products.

Individual dietary choices may be more or less healthy. Complete nutrition requires ingestion and absorption of vitamins, minerals, and food energy in the form of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in the quality of life, health and longevity.

Behavioural counselling

Most people develop a pattern/behavior for their lifestyle. These behaviors maybe due to work routine, cultural influence, community and family influence or low energy levels etc.

For Eg:

  1. A person who is highly stressed (financial, emotional, work etc) may crave to eat high sugar and high fat content diet for comfort; they may not have much control on this behavior as it may be caused by hormonal imbalance (stress hormone).
  2. A woman during menopause may crave for sweets due to lack of estrogen. She may have issues with bones, weight, bloating and depression, which could change her behavior, leading to excess eating and or lethargy.
  3. Deficiencies in thyroid hormones, Vit D and Iron can cause unexplainable loss of energy making a person unable to get up from bed, and follow exercise.

These are just a few examples where behavioral changes can cause major health risks. Our doctors can analyze and counsel such persons to develop positive behavior in a regulated and scientific manner for long term and sustainable benefits.

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