Improve Your Long Term Health With Weight Loss

Did you know that losing just five or ten pounds can have a tremendous benefit on your long-term health? It’s true! In fact, losing weight can help your heart, your joints, and how your body functions. Dr. Jeremy McConnell and program director Rachel Smith, DNP, ARNP, at Discover Health in Bradenton, FL, offer comprehensive weight loss options, to help you achieve optimal health. 

What You Need To Know About Weight Loss and Your Body

Let’s look at just a few of the many ways weight loss can improve your health. Weight loss can reduce your risk of: 

  • Developing heart disease 
  • Developing diabetes 
  • Having a stroke 
  • Suffering from sleep apnea 
  • Experiencing joint degeneration and joint pain 

When you lose weight, it can: 

  • Lower your blood pressure 
  • Improve your cholesterol levels 
  • Improve your blood sugar levels 
  • Improve your breathing ability 
  • Improve your quality of sleep 

Losing weight doesn’t just improve your physical health. Your mental health can benefit too. Your appearance is a big factor in how you feel about yourself. When you look great, it helps you feel great. Losing weight can: 

  • Boost your self-esteem 
  • Boost your self-confidence 
  • Improve your social life 
  • Help with depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns 

Now that you know some of the many benefits of losing weight and how it can improve your long-term health, you need to discover how your doctor can help you lose weight and maintain your weight loss. Our provider may recommend: 

  • Exercise and meal planning to help you consume the calories you need, and burn off the excess calories your body doesn’t need 
  • Diet and nutritional supplementation to help you efficiently process the calories in the foods you eat 
  • Stress management techniques to help control your impulses to binge when you are stressed 

Want To Learn More? 

To discover more about how to improve your long-term health by losing weight, call Dr. Jeremy McConnel and program director Rachel Smith, DNP, ARNP,l at Discover Health in Bradenton, FL. You can reach the office by calling (941) 667-2796, so call today.

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