Mitchell S.Gittelman D.O. PA

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06/23/2017 - Patient Portal

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06/23/2017 - Ideal Protein

The time to burn fat and get healthy is now

 

In general, the more overweight you are the more likely you are to have health problems. Even modest weight loss of 5 or 10 pounds can greatly lower your health risk factors. To lose weight and keep it off, you will need to make long-term changes in your eating habits.
 
IDEAL PROTEIN products are both delicious and nutritionally sound. They are made of superior-quality vegetable protein ingredients combined in unique formulas.  
 
IDEAL PROTEIN products are made with state-of-the-art technology in order to meet your nutritional and dietary needs.
 
To schedule a consultation and start losing weight and regaining your health, call Sara today at 410-860-0100.

06/23/2017 - Wellness Through Weight Loss

Wellness Through Weight Loss

 
Not convinced that you should lose weight for the health benefits? Then read on because the benefits of weight loss are profound. Here are several examples of how losing just a few pounds can alter your health risks.
 
  • The risk for heart disease is higher in individuals who are overweight or obese.
  • High blood pressure is twice as common in adults who are obese than in those who maintain a healthy weight.
  • Losting just 5 - 15% of your weight can lower your chances of developing heart disease or having a stroke, as well as your cholesterol levels.
  • A weight gain of 11 - 18 pounds increases the risk of developing diabetes to twice that of those who maintain a healthy weight.
  • Being overweight is associated with an increased risk for some types of cancer.
  • Sleep Apnea, which causes interrupted breathing during sleep, is more common in obese persons.
  • For every two pound increase in your weight, the risk for developing arthritis increases.
  • Excess weight is also associated with increased risk of gallbladder disease, urinary leaking, irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, depression and anxiety.

To schedule a consultation and start losing weight and regaining your health, call Sara at (410) 860-0100.

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