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Weight Loss Specialist

Advante Health

Primary Care Providers located in Bowie, MD & Rockville, MD

Despite what some people might have you believe, weight loss is hard. To lose weight and keep it off requires a life-long commitment. The Advante Health team offers personalized weight loss plans to help you reach and maintain your weight goals. The team customizes your weight loss plan to get the best results possible. For professional weight loss, call the office in Bowie or Rockville, Maryland, today, or book an appointment online.

Weight Loss Q&A

Why is weight loss important?

Your weight plays a significant role in your overall health and wellness. Being overweight or obese increases your chances of developing health conditions that turn into long-term problems.

Weight loss is important because it improves your health and reduces your risk of developing a chronic condition. Among the benefits of weight loss are:

  • Improved blood pressure
  • Lowered blood glucose and blood cholesterol levels
  • Reduced risk of developing heart disease and diabetes
  • Eased or eliminated chronic pain
  • Boosted energy
  • Improved mood

Advante Health is a primary care practice that focuses on preventive health. Their weight loss service is one of the tools they use to help you take control of your health and prevent serious health problems.

What makes weight loss hard?

Many things make weight loss hard. Health professionals agree that to lose weight, you need to eat less, move more, or both.

Though diet and exercise are the cornerstones of all healthy weight loss plans, other things affect your ability to lose weight and keep it off. For example, when you reduce your calorie intake, your body goes into self-preservation mode, releasing hormones that increase your appetite.

Some medical conditions and medications also make it harder for you to drop those unwanted pounds. Not to mention your health habits, culture, and support systems.

At Advante Health, the team focuses on all the things that make weight loss hard and devise a plan that addresses these issues so that you can lose the weight for good.

What can I expect from the weight loss plan?

You can expect a personalized weight loss plan from the team at Advante Health.

Before making specific recommendations, your provider spends time talking to you about your weight and weight goals. They review your usual diet and exercise habits, the medications and supplements you take, and your medical history.

Your provider also does a physical exam and runs lab work on-site to rule out medical conditions that can affect your ability to lose weight.

After your evaluation, your provider creates your weight loss plan, which can include:

  • Personalized nutrition plan
  • Custom fitness program
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Appetite suppressants
  • Lifestyle counseling

The team schedules regular follow-up appointments to keep an eye on your weight, cheer on your successes, and provide ways to help you manage your weight loss struggles.

Once you reach your weight goal, the team keeps an eye on your health and provides you with ongoing support to help you maintain your new weight.

For professional weight loss guidance, call Advante Health today or book an appointment online.