Weight Loss 

Obesity is a common problem in modern society, which can have an impact on confidence, relationships and physical health.

Good nutrition, physical activity and healthy body weight are essential parts of a person’s overall health and wellbeing. Together, these can help decrease a person’s risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, osteoarthritis, sleep apnoea and cancer. 

In Australia, obesity affects nearly 2 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 children. Contrary to popular beliefs, causes of obesity and overweight are complex and not just limited to dieting and exercising.

Good nutrition, physical activity and healthy body weight are essential parts of a person’s overall health & wellbeing. Together, these can help decrease a person’s risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, osteoarthritis, sleep apnoea and cancer.

In Australia, obesity affects nearly 2 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 children. Contrary to  popular beliefs, causes of obesity and overweight are complex and not just limited to dieting and exercising. The causes of obesity are many and doctors are continually learning about what drives a person to gain weight. To confuse matters, there is a plethora of social media advertising diet plans, weight loss pills or rapid dieting as quick fixes. Without informed supervision and a team understanding of the growing knowledge of obesity, these can often fail to achieve weight loss and long-term change.

Some of the medical team have undertaken further training in in obesity and weight management, enabling them to provide you with a comprehensive medical assessment and tailored management plan to help achieve your goals.

There have been advances in medical therapies to assist in weight management, importantly, these really work well when combined with a holistic approach. The medical team are here to help provide you with the support and guidance you need to reach your goals and create a change that will benefit your health and well-being, the long term. For further information or help with weight loss please speak to your usual doctor, or make an appointment with one of the weight loss doctors.