Obesity


Obesity is a serious issue that can impact a person’s life in many ways. GastroCare LI helps patients effectively treat obesity and overcome the obstacles that come with it.

What are common symptoms of obesity?

On a daily basis, an obese individual can experience:

  • snoring
  • breathlessness
  • increased sweating
  • difficulties with sleeping
  • feeling very tired
  • back pain
  • joint pain
  • inability to partake in sudden, frequent physical activity
Long-term symptoms of obesity include:

  • coronary heart disease
  • stroke
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • increased thirst
  • extreme tiredness
  • diabetes
  • low self-esteem
  • low self-confidence
  • feeling isolated

…and more.

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Treatment for obesity can be broken down into 5 categories:

Behavior modification – Some behavior modifications that can work include: establishing a support network, setting weight loss goals and keeping a weight loss journal.
Exercise – We can help you to determine which exercises are best for your situation.
Dietary modifications – Our professionals will help you create a healthy diet that can help combat obesity.
Medications – There are several FDA-approved medications that can help.
Bariatric Surgery

At GastroCare LI, we have successfully treated several obese patients.


What should you do now?

If you are suffering from the many symptoms of obesity and you want to make positive changes in your life, call us today. The first step in getting treatment is calling us to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you.