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4 Benefits of Working with a Weight Loss Coach

August 27, 2021

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You’re tired of trying and failing to get rid of the extra weight you carry around. After trying multiple diets on your own, you may start to wonder whether you’ll ever succeed. But you may have not have taken advantage of one important resource—a weight loss coach. But will this person actually make a difference? Absolutely! Read on to learn four benefits a weight loss coach can provide!


5 Reasons Your Diet Isn’t Working

August 16, 2021

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You can’t understand it. You’ve read the books, followed the programs, and yet still haven’t lost the weight you’ve wanted. While diets work for some people, they can be unsuccessful for many others, but why? Read on to learn about five common reasons that you might be failing in your diet and what you can do about it with a medical weight loss team.


How Can You Tell If Medical Weight Loss Is Right for You?

July 30, 2021

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After over a year of being at home and getting ready to watch the Olympics, you’ve decided that now is the time when you need to get back into shape. You know you want to lose weight, but you’re not sure what will work best for you. You see examples of people losing weight on their own, but you wonder whether medical weight loss is right for you. Here are four indications that you could benefit most from working with a team for weight loss in Richardson.


Hullabaloo about Vitamin B12 Shots

July 14, 2021

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As you stand in line at the grocery store, you like to peruse through the health magazines. They give you plenty of ideas for how you can be healthier, but one thing you’ve seen highlighted a lot lately is vitamin B12, particularly injections. What is all the hype about? Is it really something you should consider? Read on to learn more about this injection and how it can help you feel and function at your best.


4 Common Mistakes People Make with Thyroid Treatment

June 28, 2021

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woman making a mistake with thyroid treatment

Everyone makes mistakes. You may strive for perfection, but you’re only human. In some situations, being imperfect is just fine, but in others, such as taking your thyroid hormone replacement medication, small mistakes could lead to big problems. Neglecting to be exact and precise in your regimen can make treatment less effective for hypothyroidism, which brings a host of problems. These include weight gain, hair loss, and depression. Here are just a few of the common blunders people make in treatment and how fixing them could lead to better management of your symptoms.


How Long Thyroid Treatment Takes to Kick In

June 12, 2021

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You’ve tried for years to do what you know you should to be healthy through eating right and exercising on a regular basis. Yet, despite your efforts, you don’t seem to benefit from making these better choices. You still feel tired, and maybe you even struggle with depression and weight gain!

Your doctor can take a blood sample and analyze your thyroid function. This organ looks like a butterfly and is located just below your larynx or voice box. It may be small, but it can seriously mess with your body if it’s not working properly. Fortunately, conditions involving the thyroid are completely treatable, but when can you expect to feel more normal again after starting thyroid treatment? Read on to find out—after we answer a few other questions first!


You Don’t Have to Fight Chronic Pain Alone!

May 25, 2021

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As your alarm rings, you sit up in bed and immediately feel your back hurting, like it always does nowadays. It’s been months since you started feeling this pain, but you’re not sure how you can get rid of it. If you can, you want to steer clear of taking opioids or other medications to avoid possible addiction, but you’re tired of dealing with pain on a daily basis. What could be causing your chronic pain? What options do you need to consider? Read on to learn more about the common problem of chronic pain and what you can do about it!


4 Tips for Helping You Overcome Hypothyroidism

May 10, 2021

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thyroid in need of treatment

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, staying at a healthy weight was challenging enough. With getting to the gym and eating right becoming even more difficult with quarantine and social distancing, you may have struggled to lose the extra pounds you gained and fight fatigue. While some of your issues may be attributed to coronavirus, the underlying problem may be occurring inside your body.

Your thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that instruct the body to metabolize calories and give you energy. When the thyroid isn’t producing enough of these hormones, this condition is called hypothyroidism. This condition may be discouraging, but there are ways you can overcome it! Read on to learn more!


Weight Management Vs. Dieting: How You Can See Real, Lasting Results

April 23, 2021

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woman getting dinner ready for healthy weight management

Keto. South Beach. Nutrisystem. Jenny Craig. There are hundreds of diets out there that promise outstanding weight-loss results. You may have even tried many of them, but you always find yourself back at square one, wishing you could keep the weight off. Instead of another failed attempt, you need to get serious with real weight management and medical weight loss. But what does weight management actually entail? Read on to learn how you can get to a healthy weight and stay there.


4 Questions to Answer Before Determining How Often to Get Vitamin B12 Shots

April 8, 2021

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You are tired of feeling tired and having headaches. You have chosen to eat healthier and avoid animal products, but you don’t seem to be feeling better or shedding excess weight. Well, you could be missing a very important nutrient—Vitamin B12. Fortunately, you can get supplemental injections that not only boost your energy and general well-being but can also help you lose a little bit of weight.

This could be the miracle your body needs! In your excitement, you want to rush to your provider and ask how often you can get Vitamin B12 shots. But before answering that important question, you need to answer these questions with your provider first.

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