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December 21, 2023

What is Non-Surgical Medical Weight Loss?

Weight management is a significant aspect of overall health and well-being, but achieving and maintaining a healthy weight can be challenging for many individuals. There are medical procedures designed to help, but non-surgical medical weight loss offers promising results and solutions for those seeking alternatives.

Non-surgical medical weight loss focuses on helping individuals achieve weight loss goals through methods that do not involve invasive procedures. Healthcare professionals supervise these approaches, tailoring them to individual needs by considering medical history, lifestyle and specific weight loss goals.

Key components of non-surgical medical weight loss include:

  • Personalized diet plans that may involve portion control, balanced nutrition and guidance on healthy food choices.
  • Physical activity and exercise recommendations based on an individual’s fitness levels and abilities.
  • Behavioral counseling and support to aid in addressing emotional eating patterns, stress management and developing healthier habits.
  • Medications and prescription treatments that, when used with lifestyle changes, can help weight loss.

This approach has shown effectiveness in aiding weight loss and improving overall health, partially because it focuses on gradual, steady progress, which can lead to more sustainable results over time. Weight loss achieved through these methods can also positively impact various health factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood sugar control.

Wood County Hospital offers a comprehensive medical weight loss option called the START program. This stands for:

  1. Support
  2. Total body and mind
  3. Assessment
  4. Ready
  5. Transformation

Our team guides you through your weight loss journey using the latest evidence-based medicine and therapy treatment, providing the best long-term health results.

When considering any weight loss program, consult with a healthcare professional to determine the most suitable approach for your specific needs and health status.

Call (877) 705-2957 today to find your next steps to long-term weight loss and a healthier you.

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