Different than being overweight which means weighing too much, obesity means having too much body fat. Obesity happens over time when you consume more calories than you burn or use. Obesity occurs when a persons body mass index (BMI) is 30 or greater. You can check your BMI using our calculator here.
Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern, obesity can increase your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and some cancers. Obesity can be a cause of lifestyle, genecits, or more seriouse medical problems.
If you think you may be obese or are concerned about weight related health problems, we can evaluate your health risks and discuss weight loss options.
Call us at 909-351-3150 for an appointment.