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Why Lose Weight

Weight can can lead to obesity and obesity is a serious, chronic, and progressive disease and is associated with a significant increase in mortality,, and many health risks including type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary heart disease.

The benefits of weight loss include less diabetes, better blood pressure, better control of cholesterol, less heart disease, e reductions in urinary incontinence, sleep apnea, and depression, as well as improvements in quality of life, physical functioning, and mobility, like better performance in the gym.

Losing only 5% will lower systolic BP by 3 points, diastolic BP by 2 points.

Ten percent loss lowers your Hba1c by 1.0 points.

Weight loss will improve your sex drive, and will improve your sleep, and for those losing 10-15% of their body weight in a year will have improvement in sleep apnea.

Weight loss has been associated with anti-aging in every way, including fewer wrinkles and better skin health.

If you can modify your diet, excellent, if not successful, come and discuss with us.


Suzanne Trupin, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and owner of Women's Health Practice, Hada Cosmetic Medicine, and Hatha Yoga and Fitness

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