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How Hypothyroidism Causes Weight Gain

How Hypothyroidism Causes Weight Gain

Anyone diagnosed with hypothyroidism (or under functioning or under-active thyroid gland) understands the frustration of watching their body change without permission. Weight gain occurs despite reduced appetite along with fatigue, dry hair and skin, constipation,...

Just Walk

Just Walk

Is walking enough for weight loss? Absolutely! For patients starting a new weight loss program walking most days of the week (5-6 days a week) is a great option. It is our primary recommendation to avoid rigorous activities during the beginning stages of a weight loss...

Obesity and Exercise

Obesity and Exercise

Most people agree that physical activity is an essential component to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, it is important to acknowledge that there are challenges to exercise that individuals with overweight and obesity often experience. There’s much more to the...

Why Is Obesity a Disease?

Why Is Obesity a Disease?

The American Medical Association (AMA) designated obesity a disease in 2013 and as a result, the idea that obesity is caused by insufficient willpower, lack of discipline, and bad choices began to transform. The headlines, “AMA Recognizes Obesity as a Disease” were...

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