Is Rapid Weight Loss Good for Me
Rapid weight loss at Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care is a doctor-approved program created to help individuals looking to lose weight faster in Houston, TX. Contact us today to learn more about our weight loss program. Alternatively, you can book an appointment online.
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During our rapid weight loss plan at Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care, you may notice the rapid onset of weight loss. This is completely normal, and nothing to be worried about. As your weight loss journey progresses, your metabolism will determine how many calories you will begin to burn each and every day. Losing weight rapidly with doctor assisted weight loss programs will show you can burn more calories each day.
Rapid weight loss can mean a number of things. If you are on a weight loss plan with Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care, this is a positive sign that your improvements to your diet and exercise are working and your body is showcasing how small changes can make a positive and big impact on how it functions. With our weight loss programs at Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care, you will notice improvements in your day to day life during your weight loss journey by increased energy, happiness, mood, and ability to do things you may not have been able to do previously.
Weight loss is no easy feat, we understand how difficult it can be to maintain your motivation and see the goals ahead with a long-term healthy weight loss journey. For many, as long as they see the number on the scale dropping, they can tell their diet and exercise plan is working, but what you may not know is the signs that are showing you, you are on the correct path still without those numbers you see on a scale.
There are a few signs you may be noticing that are healthy signs of your body improving thanks to your weight loss progression:
1. You are not always hungry
Once you begin losing weight, one of the main signs many see begin with your diet, as the more proteins and few carbs and fat you are including in your daily diet, you will begin to notice you are feeling much fuller, much faster.This is due to the amino acids in the protein that send a signal to your brain that you are now satisfied, and no longer need more. This same signal is not sent when eating those same number of calories from fat or carbs.
2. Your sense of well-being improves overtime
During your weight loss journey, you may begin to notice improvements in your overall well-being. Many on their weight loss journey with Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care have noticed signs of vitality, more self-control, less bouts of depression and anxiety than before their weight loss journey began.
3. Your clothes begin to fit differently
Over time, you may begin to notice that your clothes are beginning to fit much differently than they did a few months ago. Regardless if you see changes on the scale with regards to your weight, you may notice your clothes becoming much larger on your frame, than they once did. This is a great sign that you are on the right track, which can often motivate you to keep going.
4. You may begin to notice some muscle definition
Muscle definition will take time to build and see, as it will depend on your body type as well as the type of exercise you have implemented into your weight loss journey.
5. Body measurements are changing
Shrinking waist-lines are one of the many positive signs of your weight loss goals being made. During your weight loss program, reductions in your body measurements are always positive, not only for motivational purposes but also are associated with improved outcomes from blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol.
6. Chronic pain may improve
Weight loss can also improve your chronic pain in weight-bearing areas including the lower back and legs. As your body weight dissipates, you will dramatically notice improved functions in these areas than previously.
7. Bathroom breaks become more or less frequent
Your weight loss diet will start to have a positive effect on your bathroom visits. Like the way you are changing your eating style will also affect your bowel movements. If you think your bowel movements are becoming an issue, speak to one of our doctors at Memorial Urgent Care and Primary Care today, so we can review your weight loss plan and answer any questions you may have in regards to this.
8. Blood pressure decreases
Being overweight can cause negative side effects on your blood pressure, this can make you more vulnerable to issues like a stroke, and heart attacks. One improvement you will notice when you begin your weight loss journey, is your blood pressure will start to gradually decrease into healthier levels, which will help reduce the strain on your heart.
9. Less snoring while sleeping
Snoring can be a negative side effect of weight gain, and it can affect how you sleep, how your partner sleeps, and more. Making healthy changes to your diet and weight can positively improve snoring or sleep apnea or other sleeping disorders.
10. Mood improvement
Eating healthy, and making positive changes to your daily lifestyle can lead to a better mood and increased energy. High glycemic load diets that consist of mainly cookies, potatoes, crackers, cakes, and bagels are more likely to cause a spike in an individual’s blood sugar levels and lead to negative symptoms including depression, fatigue, and a low glycemic load diet. Changing your diet by eating healthier will have a positive impact on your mood and you will notice signs of increased levels of happiness and energy.
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