As medical professionals, we welcome your questions, comments or concerns. Our staff is committed to providing you with the most recent information on weight loss and chiropractic treatments. Below, you will find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for any other questions you may have. We promise a prompt response delivered by a knowledgeable professional.
How does weight loss affect my high blood pressure and the medication I take to treat it?
Weight loss will actually lower blood pressure.The medical professional you work with will track your blood pressure and make adjustments as necessary.
Can losing weight lower my blood sugar?
Absolutely. When you start eating the right foods and have a more active lifestyle, sugars, vitamins and other levels in your body will start to normalize.
Will my cholesterol levels improve by losing weight?
Yes. As a part of eating right and giving your body the proper nutrients, many levels in your (including that of your cholesterol) body will start to change in a positive way.
Can being overweight increase my risk of getting cancer?
Being overweight can increase your probability for a number of diseases. Increased risk of colon, breast and endometrial cancers have been proven to be a result of weight gain.
Could my weight be causing problems for my joints and back?
It’s possible. Extra weight can make it hard for our joints to properly function. Weight loss and regular chiropractic appointments are safe, non-invasive ways to bring your joints some relief. Back pain, especially lower back pain, can also be the cause of some extra weight.
Does being overweight increase my risk of heart disease?
Yes. In addition to heart disease, excess weight also has the possibility of causing other problems with the liver and other organs in the body.