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Weight Management

What is Obesity?

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on your health, leading to reduced life expectancy or increased health problems.

It is commonly caused by a combination of excessive food take, resulting in extra calories and lack of exercise. Other causes may be the person is leading a sedentary lifestyle, or are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders or medications.

Obesity is associated with various diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.

How should I lose weight?

Reducing your weight to the ideal range will help you to live a healthier lifestyle and better quality of life.

Our doctor believes in a holistic approach in weight loss management by offering you a balanced combination of proper diet, medication, and exercise advice.  After an in-depth consultation to learn about your lifestyle pattern, our doctor will work out a weight loss plan to help you achieve your targeted weight loss.
 
These pills work in different ways depending on their formulation. The pills may help to suppress your appetite so you will feel less hungry. At the same time, it can help to boost your metabolism so you are able to burn more calories. Lastly, it will also reduce the absorption of fat from the food in the intestines.

Are there sides effects?

Some of the slimming pills which are appetite suppressants are associated with a variety of side effects.  

- Increase in blood pressure
- Increase in heart rate
- Insomnia    
- Irritability
- Nervousness
- Palpitations

 

As such, slimming pills will be prescribed by our doctor after a proper health assessment. After taking into the patient’s medical history, combined with diet and exercise recommendation, our doctor will closely monitor your progress on weight loss on a monthly basis.

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