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Medical Weight Management

Healthy weight management is more complex than counting calories and following your weight on a bathroom scale. The good news is that healthy weight loss and maintenance are achievable without expensive supplements and proprietary foods. The investment is time and education. You will invest in learning how your metabolism works and what metabolic obstacles come with your family genetics. You will commit to tracking daily nutrition and physical activity. You will mentally adapt a mindset of healthy use of food in your life. Monitoring your body composition will demonstrate healthy weight management progress. These are the cornerstones to losing weight and keeping it off for good. At Blue Ridge Weight and Wellness, we are your partner in this journey. We will teach, coach, and manage your metabolic challenges throughout your journey. We will celebrate your successes and troubleshoot your shortfalls. We will walk with you every step of the way with sound nutrition, healthy advice, and achievable goals. Take the first step towards a healthier you with a free consultation.

Why does obesity occur?

There are five leading causes for obesity:

Genetics
Medications
Lifestyle (poor diet/caloric intake, engineered foods, lack of movement/exercise)
Hormones
Sleep (poor quality, sleep deprivation, sleep apnea)
Obesity is associated with these conditions and diseases:

Diabetes
Hypertension
Hyperlipidemia
Arthritis
Sleep Apnea
Autoimmune and gut health issues

Thyroid – Did you know that the thyroid gland manufactures hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism? Individuals with thyroid disease experience weight gain and obesity at higher rates than those with healthy thyroid glands. When your body metabolism is impacted, several disorders can arise. If you struggle with weight gain as a result of thyroid disease contact our office to schedule your consultation. To learn more about what is a “normal thyroid” schedule a consultation with Dr. Rodarte. Remember, you may not fit in what is perceived to be the “normal” bell curve; Dr. Rodarte treats YOU for YOU..