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High Blood Pressure and Your Weight

Posted on December 12, 2018 by 3 Comments

blog_bloodpressureHave you had your blood pressure tested lately? And if so, is it high?

The good news is if you do have high blood pressure, losing weight and making lifestyle changes can remedy the issue about 80 percent of the time. The bad news is, if you ignore high blood pressure you could be setting yourself up for some big health problems in the future.


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FDA Approves Belviq for Weight Loss Can It Help You?

Posted on July 30, 2012 by 1 Comment

prescriptionThe FDA recently approved the prescription medication Belviq (Lorcaserin) to help those wanting to lose weight.


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Thyroid Issues and Weight Gain: What Can You Do?

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Leave a comment

thyroid and weightIf you often feel tired and sluggish and are experiencing symptoms such as dry skin, hair loss, low libido, and melancholy, you could have a thyroid issue that???s contributing to your weight struggle. While these same symptoms can also be caused by other medical conditions, a simple blood test monitoring your thyroid function can help your doctor sort out the cause.


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Will Qnexa Solve the Obesity Problem?

Posted on March 1, 2012 by Leave a comment

medicationYou may have heard of Qnexa, a potential new weight loss drug under development. Will it be the answer to America’s weight problems?


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The Very Best Exercises to Lose Weight

Posted on October 26, 2011 by Leave a comment

exercise and weight lossHave you ever wondered which weight loss exercises work best? When my patients ask me, ???What is the very best exercise for weight loss???? here???s what I tell them:


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Facing The Genetics of Obesity

Posted on April 28, 2011 by 3 Comments

weight and genesWhen it comes to weight, not all people are created equal, it seems.

You probably know some ???naturally thin??? people in your own life. The ones who never exercise, seem to eat anything they want, and yet not gain weight. Likewise, you probably know people (maybe yourself!) that seem to gain weight very easily, even if they exercise more and eat less than the ???naturally thin??? folks.


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