Weight Loss

Appetite Suppressants and Weight Loss

Before considering any procedure to remove fat, conventional weight loss though proper diet and exercise should always be the first option.   In extreme cases, appetite suppressants may also be a good option to partner with a proper diet and exercise.  This can suppress the urges to eat excessively, which combined with diet and exercise can help you reach your goal weight faster.  Remember, liposuction and tummy tucks are designed to correct areas of the body that conventional exercise and diet have failed to correct.  Make sure the first step in your decision making process is to evaluate your current health, weight and expectations for any procedure.

Excessive weight gain can lead to a number of health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and arthritis.  It is important to maintain a healthy weight to lessen the probability of suffering from one of these illnesses.  When considering cosmetic surgery, your overall health should be at the top of your priorities.

In some cases, obesity can be treated with appetite suppressants.  In cooperation with a healthy diet and proper exercise, these appetite suppressants can limit the urge to eat excessively.  Appetite suppressants should only be used under the supervision of your physician.  Dr. Michele Koo believes that a jump-start to a slim new you can be an effective way to reduce weight and maintain it long-term.  If you suffer from obesity and would like assistance with a plan to lose weight, Dr. Koo will discuss the options that you have available and design a plan specifically for you.  Once a plan is devised, Dr. Koo will oversee your weight loss plan and regimen to ensure any weight loss is controlled and done safely.