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Your first visit lasts between 30-45 minutes and includes a physical examination & urinalysis along with a review of your health goals. Your medical questions will be directed to a licensed medical provider (Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant) who is qualified to assist you in planning out a healthy approach to weight management.
There is no quick simple way to lose weight! It takes changes in current behavior patterns and lifestyle choices. Medical conditions, age and even gender may have added effects to consider. We offer a variety of appetite suppressants and weight loss supplements depending on your medically determined weight loss program. Remember, not everything works the same for all people at the same pace. Don't pass judgement on yourself if you aren't doing as well as someone else. Your provider may choose one option but later need to change if the results are not working for you. Supplements, injections and meal replacements will not alone get you to your goals but can get the process started with just enough to motivate you to continue a health, active lifestyle.
Below are some terms you may run across in your search for weight management or weight loss support. We want to help you understand what these are and what they may be used for. Don't see something you are curious about? Please ask your provider on your initial consultation visit.
Amberen is available for pre/post-menopausal symptoms as well.
Vitamin B12 is found in foods such as meat, fish, and dairy products. It can also be made in a laboratory.
According to WebMD – Vitamin B12, like the other B vitamins, is important for metabolism, normal cell division, and protein synthesis. Anemia is one of the most common consequences of Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vegetarians of all ages are at risk of deficiency and may benefit from a daily vitamin B12 supplement. Vitamin B12 levels can be measured by a blood test. Your doctor can advise you if a blood test or supplement is needed. If you're over age 50, you may have difficulty absorbing vitamin B12 in its natural form because of changes in the stomach. You may need three-monthly injections of vitamin B12.
Contraindications: Leber's disease, a hereditary eye disease. Because it can seriously harm the optic nerve. Also contraindicated in polycythemia vera, and megaloblastic anemia.
Appetite Suppressants Side Effects: Dizziness, blurred vision, constipation, or restlessness. Contraindicated in heart disease, arteriosclerosis, glaucoma, history of drug abuse or alcohol abuse.
Vitamin B12 Side Effects: In some people, Vitamin B12 might cause diarrhea, blood clots, itching, serious allergic reactions, and other side effects.
Our staff (fluent in both English and Spanish) is ready to give you the tools and services you need in managing your weight and staying healthy. Contact us for a consultation today. Need additional information? Call us today at 408-290-5691.
Pricing can range anywhere from $99 to $240 for the first month pricing which will includes:EKG, UA, physical exam and some background on any health conditions or medications you have previously used.
We offer a variety of services and products in addition to weight management
To learn more, Contact Us or drop by to one of our 3 bay area weight loss offices for free consultation*.
*urinalysis & ekg if necessary carry a slight fee