Q) I want to lose a little extra weight this summer but don’t want to go back on over-the-counter “diet pills.” Does your clinic offer anything for weight loss that is more of a natural supplement without the bad side effects?
A) First, what we would do is investigate why you are having the extra weight. We would want to look at the whole picture and not just give you weight loss pills, that route will just not work. An hormone imbalance could be a possible culprit to your problem. Hormones play a big role in how we look and feel. There could be a number of reasons as to why there is weight gain. Estrogen/Progesterone imbalances, thyroid dysfunction, insulin resistance are just a few of the possible problems. The best thing to do is put an end to the “diet pill” theory and first find out what the underlying cause is.