Managing your weight can be frustrating, difficult, emotionally traumatic and stress inducing-often leading you to more weight gain. Getting older, having metabolic syndromes, increased inflammation caused by innumerable daily stressors and/or having emotional issues, can make it extremely challenging to remain healthy. There are too numerous to identify external factors beyond your control such as unhealthy pesticides, food additives, hormonal imbalances, unhealthy gut microbiome and prescription medications that are accompanied by weight gain. Dr. Moayed is determined to boost your overall health and wellness by teaching you about environmental toxins, food additives, hormonal imbalances and nutrition devoid unhealthy foods that make your liver and intestines battleground for disease and fast track you to metabolic syndromes. By teaching you about phytonutrients, micro / macronutrients, activities to boost your digestion and optimize nutrient absorption as well as activities such as mindful eating, post meal nurturing rituals and staying connected and supported throughout your journey, Dr. Moayed will make sure you are not alone as you embark on this journey of self awareness, self compassion and self connection.
Dr. Moayed's integrative nutrition and weight management approach is an unconventional approach when it comes to weight management. She believes excess weight is a symptom of underlying dis-ease and addresses the root causes face on. She treats coexisting metabolic endocrine abnormalities for physical health. She uses techniques that have been successfully implemented in patients with disordered eating and emotional eating. She helps you to connect with yourself physically and emotionally and use self compassion and connection. She will show and teach you that mindless eating can be a dissociative state and by being present in the body, in a calm and loving space, you will be able to show up for yourself. Treating yourself with compassion, empathy and loving intentions rather than self sabotaging behaviors works. It truly does.
Why is weight management important?
Maintaining a healthy weight is important for your overall health. Being overweight or obese can increase your risk for a number of chronic health conditions that reduce your quality of life. Certain distribution of excess fat cells and increased upregulation of receptors on fat cells can predispose us to many types of cancers including breast, colon and some other adenocarcinomas. Other chronic diseases exacerbated by excess weight include:
- Heart disease
- Respiratory dysfunction
- neurodegenerative diseases
Weight Management Consultation & Maintenance
Dr. Moayed offers a comprehensive, in-office weight management consultation and takes into consideration all aspects of your life and health. Detailed assessment of your ACE score, childhood or other trauma, co-existing emotional, mental and physical ailments, personal and family medical history, diagnostic work up of your endocrine and metabolic functions, genetic tests will be obtained. Your health goals, aspirations and other desirable metrics will be discussed thoroughly. Dr. Moayed will also review your lifestyle, job related stressors, exercise challenges, time management tools, eating habits and assessment of what she calls your NQ (nutrition quotient). Based on this information, she will create an individualized program to help you effectively aim and achieve optimal health-something far more powerful than a mere number on a scale.
If you need help losing weight, schedule a consultation with Preventative Medicine Inc. by phone to learn more about their integrative weight management programs today.