Weight Loss Program
Weight Loss, achieved through effective Acupuncture protocols, Auriculotherapy associated with Chinese herbs, dietary advice and Qi Gong exercise.
Dr. Saxman, M.D. spends times educating her patients on the importance of losing fat while maintaining lean muscle mass. The best fitness strategies for that individual patient to maintain muscle while losing weight are also discussed and objectively determined as to which weight loss program is right for them.
Our commitment to you is to provide a safe, medically approved weight loss program that is individualized to your specific needs and expectations. We believe that even after achieving the initial weight loss, the process is ongoing and maintaining your weight and health is imperative to our success in treating your weight condition.
The time is now to do something for yourself that benefits you and your family. Young or old it is never the wrong time to take control of your health. The complications associated with abnormal weight and obesity is symptomatic of hundreds of other medical conditions. The correlation of being overweight to heart disease, diabetes and other serious medical complications is well documented.
Physician based weight loss programs realize the potential complications associated with
obesity and poor health, but also in creating a program that fits your lifestyle, medical needs and overall health going forward into the future.
Overview of Weight Loss Programs
A clinical diagnosis, blood work and a TCM diagnosis as well, will determine your individual needs for the program and your individualized diet and treatment plan, a blend of western and eastern methods of medicine used for weight loss.
Acupuncture, Magnetic Ear Pellets, Moxibustion and Chinese Herbal Formulas effective for weight loss, which will improve your rate of success and well-being. This traditional Chinese Medicine methods will be associated with dietary and nutrition advice, and an exercise regimen based on Qi Gong or Tai Chi.
Low Calorie Program: There are several variations on this program; the standard program is based on the specific metabolism of the patient and is designed for rapid weight loss. Our physicians will determine the daily calorie allowance and provide patients with a customized meal plan. Not all patients medically qualify for this rapid weight loss program. At your initial consultation a physician will determine if you are a candidate for this program.
Modified Program: This is a custom designed plan with many options. Based on a number of factors, the patient and the physician will decide which modified program will fit the patient' s needs and how quickly the patient wants to reach his goal, and a program will then be designed specifically based on these needs.
Adjusting Your Metabolic Rate
One of the secrets to any weight loss attempt is boosting your metabolism. Starving yourself is not the answer. A combination of a healthy diet and basic life style changes will come together to help you achieve normal weight.
Throughout your individualized weight loss program, we will advise you as to your latest
BMI (Body Mass Index) as well as your present metabolic rate. These tests allow us to adjust your exercise, nutrition, and calorie intake during and after you complete our program.
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