Weight Loss

Anti-Aging & Wellness Center

Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine located in Bakersfield, CA & Tehachapi, CA

Over a third of the U.S. adult population is obese, and nearly half of all American women are on a diet at any given time. Weight loss is a major, perpetual problem the experts at Anti-Aging & Wellness Center can help you overcome. Dr. Shivinder Deol and his team of specialists use an effective physician-supervised weight-loss program to give you control of your weight. If you live in Kern County, California, area and you want to give the program a try, call or book online to schedule an exploratory appointment.

Weight Loss Q & A

Why am I having a hard time losing weight?

On the most basic level, weight gain can usually be attributed to consuming more calories than the body needs to perform. However, a variety of other factors influences especially hormones affect how your body processes nutrients, such as:

  • Hormone levels especially Insulin, Leptin, Ghrelin, and excess Estrogen and Cortisol
  • Genetic predispositions
  • Medication side effects
  • Environmental exposures
  • Health conditions including stress eating
  • Eating disorder
 

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If you have a difficult time losing weight, you may have a slow metabolic rate, hormone imbalance in your system, or thyroid dysfunction. Your doctor can investigate the medical causes of excess weight and treat it at the root cause.

What are the risks of being overweight?

Being overweight or obese puts a lot of pressure on your joints and can cause damage to your organs. If you’re obese, you have a higher risk of developing the following:

  • High cholesterol and triglycerides (stored fat)
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Infertility
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Mood disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Poor self image
  • Higher risk of cancers

The good news is, just a modest 5-10% weight loss can lessen many of these health risks. That equals just 10-20 lbs for a 200 lb person.

What treatments are offered for weight loss?

The Anti-Aging & Wellness Center offers a medically supervised weight loss program to help you establish lifelong weight control. The team performs comprehensive dietary history, testing, such as a thyroid blood tests, a body composition analysis with resting energy expenditure assessment before suggesting treatment options.

Your doctor will spend a lot time explaining the proper long-term nutritional changes and use your health status and goals to design a fully customized weight-loss program. They may incorporate any of the following into your weight-loss program:

  • Fat Burning Injections: human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), lipotropics (fat burning amino acids), B-complex vitamins like B12, and magnesium
  • Vevazz: laser lipolife fat melting table - literally melts fats off the whole body!
  • Modified Atkins diet
  • Medication: phentermine
  • Supplements: chromium, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil, garcinia cambogia, fat burners, keto-DHEA, and more

These treatments address your metabolism and the way your body stores fat. The doctors will also works with you to design an exercise plan to improve your results.

What are the benefits of medically supervised weight-loss programs?

Having a licensed medical professional manage your weight loss efforts gives you extra reassurance of the safety and efficacy of the program. Their knowledge and expertise on how the body works and ability to provide comprehensive testing allow them to address the underlying cause of your weight issues with the utmost skill.

Your doctor also takes your health conditions and history into consideration when designing your treatment program. They’re highly trained to work around your limitations and monitor for ill effects.

If you’re ready to achieve long-term weight control from the experts, contact the Anti-Aging & Wellness Center in Kern County, California, online or over the phone.

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