Obesity puts you at risk for a range of dangerous health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. For personalized treatment with a board certified physician, visit Dr. Rohit Suri at Nova Physician Wellness Center. The practice helps patients in Fairfax and Ashburn, Virginia reduce harmful body fat and regain optimal health. Call today to book an appointment, or click to schedule online.
Maintaining a healthy weight is critical for overall well-being. With obesity treatment, you work one-on-one with Dr. Suri to make changes in your diet, lifestyle, and exercise habits to support better health.
The overall goal of your treatment is to achieve steady and consistent weight loss. Initially, this may consist of a three to five percent loss of your total weight.
Throughout the course of your plan, Dr. Suri can monitor your progress and your health, making adjustments as necessary.
Each person has a unique obesity treatment program, tailored to their needs. For most people, this includes:
During your initial visit, Dr. Suri assesses your resting metabolic rate, your body fat percentage, and other factors that determine your caloric needs.
Dr. Suri goes through your medical history and discusses the key components of the program. The consultation includes a comprehensive assessment of medical, nutritional, behavioral, and lifestyle factors to ensure Dr. Suri has a thorough understanding of your current health.
You may also need standard lab tests, which include your blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, thyroid profile, and lipid panel.
An electrocardiogram (EKG) might be necessary, depending on your medical evaluation. This test evaluates the health of your heart.
Your meal plan includes natural foods and meal replacement products. Dr. Suri can also customize your plan for certain dietary preferences or needs. You also get recommendations for exercise that supports weight loss and overall health.
If you’re struggling with obesity, treatment can help you heal from conditions like:
Obesity treatment can also reduce your risk for certain forms of cancer, including breast and colon cancer.
Although weight loss does not happen overnight, most people experience more energy, reduced food cravings, better mood, and other improvements upon starting an obesity treatment program.
To learn more, schedule a personalized consultation at Nova Physician Wellness Center today. Call or click to book online.