What is Medical Weight Loss?
Our compassionate team at BioWell Therapeutics in Huntsville, AL offers personalized medical weight loss programs to help men and women alike who struggle to maintain a healthy weight. Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds or require a more dramatic degree of weight loss for your health needs, skilled physician Dr. Daniel Skinner will develop a customized treatment program to ensure that you're able to lose weight in a healthy manner. When crafting your unique treatment plan, we consider everything from your diet, lifestyle, exercise level, nutritional needs, medical conditions, and more.
What Are the Benefits of Medical Weight Loss?
Getting rid of weight is not simply for cosmetic purposes, but it may also work to improve a variety of health problems. The majority of patients who choose medical weight loss see benefits in their cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure amounts. Patients might also have a diminished risk of getting heart problems, insulin resistance, and specific cancers. Accomplishing weight loss with a plan at BioWell Therapeutics might not just allow you to look increasingly comfortable in your own skin, but it might also allow you to enjoy a lengthier, healthier life.
How Can Medical Weight Loss Help Me?
At your appointment, Dr. Skinner will conduct a thorough physical examination to assess your health goals and learn about any underlying factors that could be contributing to weight gain. From there, we will craft a personalized weight loss program that suits your needs and lifestyle. Since each medical-assisted weight loss program is personalized to the individual, you will need to arrange a consultation at our Huntsville, AL office to learn about your options. Your program may require you to attend periodic visits to our office to ensure that your treatment plan is delivering the desired results and that your health is preserved throughout the process.
Medical Weight Loss FAQ
What does a medical weight loss plan typically include?
At BioWell Therapeutics, every weight loss program is personally tailored to each patient's specific needs. A treatment plan can include:
- Diet and nutrition counseling
- Exercise programs
- Lifestyle coaching
- Weight loss medications
- Chronic disease and medical condition management
- And more...
Is medical weight loss safe?
Yes, it is when administered and monitored by an experienced medical professional like Dr. Skinner. Every step of your weight loss journey will be monitored for safety and efficacy, allowing you to lose weight safely while allowing Dr. Skinner to make any necessary changes to your treatment regimen.
How long does a medical weight loss program last?
The length of a medical weight loss treatment regimen will depend on a number of factors, including starting weight, health, and treatment goals. Most patients will see the best results with a program that lasts 3 – 4 weeks to a few months.
How much weight can I lose with medical weight loss?
Your weight loss will depend on your health, what is safe for your body, and your goals. On average, most patients can expect to lose about 2 – 5 pounds a week.
A renewed Mindset
Our team at BioWell Therapeutics understands that a person's weight has several contributing factors and that maintaining a healthy body mass can be difficult, especially for people with certain issues. This is why Dr. Skinner provides patients with fully personalized health plans to help them lose weight the healthy way. If you feel like you're ready to partner with a medical professional in your weight loss journey, please contact our office in Huntsville, AL to schedule your consultation.