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Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight

If losing weight was easy, carrying excess pounds probably wouldn’t be so common. Two out of three people in the United States are overweight or obese. And while there’s no shame in struggling with your weight, it’s important to know that positive change is possible with proper effort and support.

Our caring team of experts at Arundel Medical Group, Inc. in Glen Burnie, Maryland, offers a variety of treatments to help you reach a healthy weight and maintain it. Continue reading to learn more about weight loss challenges, as well as ways to turn it all around.

Why weight loss is difficult

From genetic factors to societal pressures, many factors can make the weight loss process challenging. As a result, many people give up early or yoyo up and down, going on and off diets, making way for potentially dangerous complications. 

Common barriers to weight loss include:

Making weight loss attainable

Once you’re ready to lose weight, our team at Arundel Medical Group, Inc. starts by performing a physical exam and reviewing your medical history. The exam might also include blood tests and check for underlying conditions, such as depression, hypothyroidism, or sleep apnea. From there, a customized weight loss plan is created for your specific needs and preferences. Your program may include:

No two weight-loss plans are exactly the same. Each is as unique as you are.

Benefits of healthy weight loss

Many people aim to lose weight with hopes of improving their physical appearance, but the benefits of healthy weight control go far beyond aesthetics. Reaching and maintaining a healthy body weight can bring a range of impactful benefits into your life, such as:

To learn more or get started on your journey to lasting weight control, call Arundel Medical Group, Inc., or request an appointment on our website. 

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