Weight Loss Specialist

Harmony Clinics

Family Practice located in Wichita Falls, TX

Healthy weight loss can be difficult, but it is incredibly beneficial to your overall health if you are overweight or obese. Micheal Moisant, DO, and the team at Harmony Clinics in Wichita Falls, Texas, offers weight-loss support and supplemental options that can help you lose weight faster and more efficiently. For a consultation, call or schedule an appointment online.

Weight Loss Q & A

Why is weight loss difficult?

If you are obese or overweight, it may feel overwhelming to think of needing to lose weight and impossible that you could achieve a healthy weight. Many factors could contribute to your unhealthy weight gain and difficult weight loss. 

As part of your consultation, your weight-loss expert at Harmony Clinics takes time to understand the underlying causes of your weight gain and the factors that may make weight loss more difficult. 

Factors may include:

  • Unhealthy eating and drinking habits
  • Medications 
  • Getting older
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • An inactive lifestyle
  • Stress
  • Lack of sleep
  • Smoking 
  • Alcohol or other substance abuse
  • Genetics or family history
  • Thyroid issues or other metabolic problems
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Anxiety or depression

A holistic approach to weight loss appreciates that just eating right and exercising may not be enough for you to enjoy all the benefits of losing weight. The Harmony Clinics team seeks to treat the underlying causes of your being overweight, along with nurturing healthy habits.

 

What are the benefits of healthy weight loss?

Being overweight or obese not only hurts your confidence and self-esteem, but it also hampers your overall health. Likewise, healthy weight loss brings significant benefits; namely that you lower your risk for diseases such as:

  • Uncontrolled type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Lung disease
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Cancer
  • Kidney failure
  • Circulatory or vascular disease
  • Gynecological disorders
  • Infertility 
  • Chronic pain disorders
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • High blood pressure

Losing just 10% of your body weight can improve your risks of having these diseases and increases your chance for a lifetime of health and wellness.

 

What does weight-loss support entail?

At Harmony Clinics, the team offers personalized weight-loss plans that may include:  

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Individualized dietary counseling
  • Nutraceuticals or natural supplements
  • Behavior modification program
  • Customized exercise programs 
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Thyroid treatment and support
  • Diabetes management 

Under their direction, some patients may also benefit from the use of medications or other products that may stimulate weight loss. 

 

What medications or supplements may help with weight loss?

Harmony Clinics offers a variety of weight-loss stimulating products and medications. These products work in different ways to help you lose weight quickly and effectively by boosting your metabolism, burning fat, or suppressing your appetite. Options include:

  • Phentermine
  • Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
  • Metabolic boosters

Depending on your health history, your Harmony Clinics provider may order medications, including Contrave®, Qysmia®, Victoza®, Saxenda®, Belviq®, and Regimex®. Each customized weight-loss plan has your specific health needs in mind.

For a personalized weight-loss consultation, call or schedule an appointment online with Harmony Clinics today.