Obesity is defined as having excessive body fat that presents a risk to one's health. A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.
Some key things to know about obesity:
So what causes obesity? There are many overlapping factors:
The good news is small changes to your lifestyle can make a big difference. Our physicians at Equilibrium Hormone Institute specialize in customized weight loss programs involving nutrition planning, fitness advice, and hormone optimization. *We help people understand the root causes of their weight gain so they can finally get lasting results.
"I was so frustrated trying different diets and seeing no real change. The doctors at Equilibrium Hormone Institute helped me balance my hormones, which made it so much easier to lose weight with the customized nutrition plan they gave me." – Sarah D., Equilibrium Hormone Institute Patient
Contact us today for a free consultation to learn about science-based approaches to losing weight and keeping it off for good. Our compassionate team is here to support you every step of the way to better health.