According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 90 million American adults are obese (almost 40% of the population). In addition to the toll that obesity can take on a person's self esteem and quality of life, it is a major health concern that accounts for over $100 billion of healthcare related costs every year. While there is no magic pill or simple diet that can lead to healthy weight loss, working with a doctor to design a customized and healthy weight loss and management plan that is right for you is the first step in getting your health back, and lowering your risk of many preventable illnesses. Dr. Carolyn Ross Riley in Dallas, TX, offers MetTrimMD and personalized plans to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight and achieve your health and wellness goals.
How Obesity and Excessive Weight Can Affect Your Health, Wellbeing, and Quality of Life
Obesity can affect everything from reproductive to cardiovascular and general health. Some of the health conditions and diseases that can be triggered or exacerbated by obesity include:
- Infertility/fertility issues
- PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Certain types of cancer
- Sleep apnea
- Heart disease
- Respiratory issues
MetTrimMD in Dallas, TX
Dr. Ross will help you develop customized meal plans for effective weight loss designed according to your physical body type and individual health requirements. Under the care and guidance of a qualified physician, you can achieve weight loss and lower your risk of many preventable health problems.
For more information about MetTrimMD and to discuss your personalized weight loss and maintenance options to improve your health, contact CornerStone MD by calling (469) 801-8480 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Carolyn Ross Riley today.