Medical Weight Loss Clinic in Kernersville NC
Medical weight loss will involve diet, exercise, and, in certain cases, weight loss medication to help you reach a healthy weight and keep the weight off. Medical weight loss is available at Kernersville Primary Care. For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 420 West Mountain St. Kernersville, NC 27284.
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At Kernersville Primary Care we use the following medications in our weight loss program- Orlistat, Saxenda, Phentermine, Semaglutide and Wegovy. Our doctors will help determine which medications are best for you at your appointment.
Many individuals looking to lose weight wish to accomplish their goals as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, this leads many to pursue unsustainable methods such as crash diets that will ultimately not work long term leaving the individual frustrated and back at square one. Medical weight loss is an excellent option to devise a strategy that will help you reach your goals through steady and sustainable weight loss.
Medical weight loss will involve diet, exercise, and, in certain cases, weight loss medication to help you reach a healthy weight.
Calories are usually used to measure energy in food. As part of a medical weight loss treatment, your doctor will create a diet plan that includes low-calorie foods. Various sources of calories will also affect how you gain or lose weight, and your doctor can show you how to lose weight using high protein diets, low carbohydrate diets, or intermittent fasting. You will receive advice from your doctor regarding a healthy diet plan that includes foods that promote weight loss and eating schedules that encourage your body to burn more energy.
It is very important to exercise when trying to lose weight. Taking part in extra activity helps your body burn the fat it is storing and allows your body to use the food you eat more efficiently. Depending on your lifestyle, your doctor can recommend various weight loss workouts and exercises for losing weight. It is most effective to make behavioral changes that are tailored specifically to your lifestyle and personality. You will have a customized weight loss plan created by your doctor that combines exercise and healthy foods to help you lose weight.
Your doctor may prescribe weight loss medication to supplement the diet and exercise recommended by him or her. There are some possible negative side effects that can occur from weight loss medications; however, these medications can also help you burn extra energy. As a result of these side effects, these medications are typically used in conjunction with other weight loss methods rather than being used as their sole method. To ensure you are healthy while taking these medications, your doctor will monitor you carefully.
Several factors make medical weight loss an effective method of losing weight. It is important to have a physician create and monitor your weight loss plan to ensure that it is unique and individualized for you.
Personalizing your plan to fit your unique goals, lifestyle, and preferences makes it more likely to succeed.
It is much easier to stick to a personalized plan than it is to adhere to a one-size-fits-all diet or weight loss plan. Additionally, they may be able to identify and treat medical barriers that prevent you from losing weight effectively.
In order to better understand your concerns and goals, the doctor will meet with you. A doctor will discuss your ideal weight during this initial consultation and work with you to develop a plan that will help you reach your goals and work with your lifestyle. You will be able to get to know your doctor during this initial consultation, and the doctor will be able to gather the necessary information to assist you.
Losing weight is best achieved by changing your behavior. A person’s extra weight is a result of the body storing energy as fat. The more energy taken in through food than is expended through activity, the more weight is gained. During the activity, more energy is expended than is taken in through food, resulting in weight loss. Having a higher level of activity and eating foods that are low in energy are key behaviors that influence weight loss.
Medical weight loss is available at Kernersville Primary Care. Our experienced physician will build a weight-reduction plan and track your progress to provide you with a unique, personalized weight-loss program tailored to your exact needs. We are conveniently located at 420 West Mountain St. Kernersville, NC 27284. For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We serve patients from Kernersville NC, Colfax NC, Walkertown NC, Oak Ridge NC, Wallburg NC, Belews Creek NC, Winston-Salem NC, and surrounding areas.
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- Family Practice
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- Weight Loss Management
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