Obesity & Weight Loss in Tarzana, CA

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What is Obesity?

Obesity, characterized by excess body fat, poses health risks, including diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, and cancer. Obese or overweight patients in Tarzana, CA should seek medical attention as soon as possible before it causes health complications that are very difficult to reverse. Contact Yehuda Handelsman, M.D. for a consultation to learn more about achieving your weight loss goals and enhancing your overall health.

How is Obesity Treated?

The treatment approach for obesity focuses on reducing weight and enhancing overall health. Dr. Handelsman in Tarzana, CA may recommend the following therapies:

  • Behavioral modification
  • Exercise regimens
  • Dietary adjustments and improving eating habits
  • Medications to aid in weight loss
  • Weight loss surgery

If you or someone you know is struggling with obesity, consult with Dr. Handelsman to explore the range of treatment options available.

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Win the Battle Against Obesity

Whether your goal is weight loss or enhancing your nutrition and exercise routines, we welcome you to reach out to Dr. Yehuda Handelsman and explore the advantages of conquering obesity. Dr. Handelsman and his team are committed to assisting patients in achieving their weight loss objectives, enabling them to enjoy long and fulfilling lives. To initiate the process, contact our skilled professionals in Tarzana, CA, and schedule your first consultation today.

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Is obesity a chronic disease?

Yes, obesity is a chronic disease. It's defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Medical authorities recognize it as a significant health concern and provide guidelines for treating it that Dr. Handelsman is well versed in.

What factors contribute to obesity?

Obesity is influenced by societal, environmental, and genetic factors. These include changes in food production, sedentary lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and cultural influences, as well as how an individual's genetics interact with these factors. Oft-overlooked factors, such as pituitary, thyroid, and hormonal issues, are also considered by Dr. Handelsman in addressing the root of your obesity.

How does obesity impact patients aside from their physical health?

Obesity can lead to various social and psychological challenges, such as self-esteem issues and experiencing weight biases in social and workplace settings. These non-physical effects are significant and often significantly impact the quality of life.

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