How is A Medical Weight Loss Treatment Plan Created?

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Are you struggling to lose weight? At HEALOR Primary Care, we understand that losing weight with dieting and exercise may not always produce the results our patients are looking for in Las Vegas, NV. Double board-certified physician Dr. Raj Singh can create a medically-supervised weight loss plan that meets your needs and helps you to lose weight. We evaluate each patient and assess their physical, mental, and emotional health to design a plan that works best for their body.

What is medical weight loss?

At HEALOR Primary Care, we can help you achieve the weight loss you’re looking for with a low-calorie diet, supplements, and nutritional counseling. Dr. Singh understands that obesity can lead to heart disease, increased cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes, all of which can shorten your life. With the help of a medical weight loss treatment plan, we can help you live a healthier and longer life in Las Vegas, NV.

Am I a candidate for medical weight loss?

Weight loss can be difficult for many reasons, regardless of someone’s size. Before we design your custom treatment plan, we must determine if you’re a candidate for weight loss treatment and nutritional counseling. Patients that are not eligible for medical weight loss treatment at HEALOR Primary Care in Las Vegas, NV, are those who:

  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • Have a history of heart disease, kidney dysfunction, or thyroid disorder

  • Have had cancer

What happens during a medical weight loss consultation?

To receive medical weight loss care, schedule a consultation with Dr. Singh. He will assess your health, complete some lab testing, learn about your medical history, and conduct a body composition analysis that determines your BMI and body fat. Once you begin medical weight loss treatment, you will be asked to attend a weekly checkup at our Las Vegas, NV office. During these visits, we can give any necessary injections, such as triamine, BCAA, carnitine, MIC, or B12, for optimal health.

Obesity management includes:

  1. Behavior modifications: This includes suggestions for diet and exercise that reduce caloric intake and get patients moving, which influences caloric deficit.

  2. Pre-packaged meal replacement plans: They help patients transition to these self-prepared meals that are nutritious, including Medi-fast, OPTIFAST®, and Advanced Health System.

  3. Weight-loss medication: hCg medication paired with a low-calorie diet can reset your metabolism without causing feelings of hunger. Dr. Singh may also prescribe other medications based on your needs.

Take control of your health and your weight with medical weight loss

Losing weight under medical supervision with Dr. Raj Singh allows you to achieve the success you’ve dreamed of. At HEALOR Primary Care in Las Vegas, NV, we have helped countless patients to change their lifestyle and lose weight. By losing weight, their health has improved dramatically, and they can expect to live a longer life. We create personalized treatment plans that suit each patient and their particular medical history. To schedule a consultation to learn more about medical weight loss, call our primary care office today to learn more about how you can begin to improve your health.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.