Medical Weight LossHouston, TX
If you are experiencing challenges with losing weight and keeping it off, then we can help. Our team can help provide medical weight loss that we customize to your lifestyle needs. Unlike gimmick diets fads you find online, we strive to create a healthy medically assisted diet with a hands-on approach. This weight loss plan includes testing and diagnostics to monitor changes in your health during the program.
Medical weight loss is available at Woodforest Pediatric & Family Clinic in Houston and the surrounding area. You will receive individualized help in a healthcare setting with licensed professionals guiding your treatment plan. We will help you reach your weight loss goal while also promoting a healthier lifestyle.
Call us at 713-453-4600 to schedule an appointment and learn more about our medical weight loss today.
Beginning the Weight Loss Process
Before beginning the medical weight loss procedure, we will need to conduct an examination of the patient. This examination will involve reviewing their current condition, medical history, weight loss goals, dietary habits, level of exercise, insurance, allergies, and other relevant factors.
Medical weight loss can involve the use of FDA-approved treatment medication, dietary changes, and exercise. The success of the weight loss will depend on the right combination of these factors and the patient's participation in the treatment. We will guide the patient throughout the treatment process with regular check-up appointments when necessary.
Specialized diet and meal replacement plans are just part of the program. You will also have access to specific supplements approved for weight loss and nutrition consultations, as well as support. We can help the patient find the support group necessary to continue through this weight loss program.
Available Treatment Options
We offer several FDA-approved treatment options that include many of the latest supplements available on the market, such as:
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin B-12 with amino acids
- Vitamin B-6
Phentermine is a pill taken once a day designed to decrease the appetite. It will assist the patient in only eating when hungry and in avoiding overly large portions. Vitamin B-12 is a vitamin found naturally in a variety of foods, helping to boost energy and metabolism. Vitamin B-6, given as an injection, helps to metabolize fat and reduces water retention.
Lipotropic injections are a combination of ingredients to increase fat metabolism and boost wellness. Iclipolean is a specific lipotropic injection that includes amino acids and essential nutrients, which assist in fat burning.
We will also recommend that patients make lifestyle changes, including getting regular exercise. Contrary to what some people might think, this exercise does not have to be only running or jogging. We can help patients find a specific type of activity that works with their interests, lifestyle, and hobbies.
Patients will also need to stay on a customized diet to achieve the desired results. This can mean that patients will need to limit the type of food they eat during snacks and meals. After the patient meets their weight loss goals, they will need to continue the diet and exercise routines to maintain their new weight.
Call Us Today
If you are interested in medical weight loss and want to make a lasting difference in your lifestyle with professional treatment, call us at 713-453-4600 to schedule an appointment today.
Dr. Imran Baig and the team at Woodforest Pediatric & Family Clinic can help receive the professional care you need for a healthier and brighter future.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is medical weight loss right for me?
Our trained healthcare professionals will provide support for you to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle. Many obesity-related conditions (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, insulin resistance, obstructive sleep apnea) can improve with weight loss. Medical weight loss is an intensive lifestyle program that can include a focus on nutrition, behavior, and exercise.
How much weight can I expect to lose?
The amount of weight a patient loses during a weight loss plan will depend on the plan and their commitment. Total weight loss results are dependent upon the length of time in the program and how closely the patient sticks to the recommended diet.
Is the program safe?
Yes. We will examine the patient's health and determine if they are healthy enough for the medically assisted weight loss. We will also schedule frequent checkups in which we will go over any concerns or other issues.
Are your supplements/medications safe?
The medications we use are FDA approved and safe for medical weight loss. When it comes to medications for losing weight, your health is our top concern. We will help ensure the patient is a candidate for the specific medication and weight loss plan we recommend.
Do I have to exercise?
Exercise can certainly kick start your weight loss results. We do encourage our patients to become more active and will work with you to come up with an exercise plan to help maximize your results.
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