How to Lose Weight Fast With a BMI of 40+

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If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above, you have a serious health condition known as obesity. Obesity can interfere with even the most basic physical functions like breathing or walking. You are also at a greater risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, gallstones, osteoarthritis, heart disease, cancer and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Now is the perfect time to start losing weight

Too much weight can take a toll on your body, especially your heart. Get a jumpstart on your New Year resolutions and start the year healthier, happier and lighter. While the idea of making lifestyle changes to lose weight can seem overwhelming, a compassionate doctor with expertise in treating extreme obesity can help you each step along the way.

The weight loss specialists at Beltre Bariatrics want you to live your best life possible. Here are easy ways you can start losing weight fast:

  1. Change your diet
    It’s important to get help from a dietician who can help you develop an easy-to-follow plan to lose between one and two pounds per week.It begins with reducing your daily calories.
  2. Add in some exercise
    Once you’ve reached a minimum of ten percent of your weight loss goal, it’s important to incorporate physical activity into your new routine. This promotes additional weight loss and muscle growth.
  3. Talk about medications
    Talk to your doctor to find out if weight loss medications are right for you.  
  4. Consider weight loss surgery
    Weight loss surgery is the fastest and safest way to lose weight, especially for those with extreme obesity. If you’ve tried changing your diet, exercising and medication without getting the results you need, it might be time to consider one of our effective surgical weight loss procedures.

If you want to learn how you can lose weight fast, contact the weight loss specialists at Beltre Bariatrics. We offer a variety of safe, surgical solutions to help you lose weight fast and start living your best life.

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