OBESITY RELATED DISEASE AND ILLNESS.
Peak Medical Weight Loss Clinic staff take a look at all of the diseases and illness that can come as a direct result of being over weight, and make suggestions on how to help combat them.
Obesity Related Hypertension
Hypertension (also known as high blood pressure) is directly related to being over weight, and can lead to some extremely negative effects on the body. Signs that you have hypertension can be anything from general fatigue or difficulty breathing, to a pounding feeling in ears, head, neck or chest.
Do I have high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is a serious condition that if left untreated can lead to further complications such as stoke or heart attack. If you suspect that you have hypertension don't worry! Click "learn more" below to see how our medical weight loss staff can help.
Obesity Related Diabetes
You've probably heard that Type-2 Diabetes is related to being over weight, but did you know that you can actually reverse the symptoms and even reverse type-2 diabetes completely just by losing weight? Peak medical weight loss clinic specializes in helping people loss weight alongside obesity related health issues.
Do I have type-2 diabetes?
Type-2 Diabetes is a serious health concern, but can be treated effectively with the right weight management program for you. If you suspect you have or may be at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, then please click below to find out how our medical weight loss clinic can help design a program that's perfect for you.
Obesity Related Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to intermittently stop breathing whilst sleeping, often causing you to wake abruptly gasping for air. This is caused by the throat closing when the body relaxes during sleep and is significantly worsened by weight gain (often being over weight is the sole cause).
Do I have Sleep Apnea?
Click the link below to learn more about obesity related obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) from the medical weight loss clinic, and to see what you can do to ease the symptoms. If you suspect that you have OSA then it's important to act sooner rather than later, as ignoring the issue can lead to such consequences as heart disease, stroke, and even depression.