Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Why do so many women gain weight around perimenopause and menopause?  Aren’t the hot flashes, insomnia, and irritability enough? Many women struggle with the symptoms of menopause and the associated weight gain, and although hormone replacement can h...

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Why Dr. Dishler Chose Obesity Medicine

Why Dr. Dishler Chose Obesity Medicine

Why Obesity Medicine? Dr. Dishler become aware early on in her private practice that carrying extra weight was impacting almost every aspect of her patients’ physical health.  She went to medical school as a result of a passion for fitness, optimal h...

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Finding Time For Self-Care

Finding Time For Self-Care

"If you do not make time for your wellness, you will be forced to make time for your illness." This quote was shared by a member of the Facebook Optifast support group.  I joined the Optifast support group about 6 months ago after training in Obesity...

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Weight Loss For Summer

Weight Loss For Summer

Are you looking for a Beach Body? Healthy Body? Or ideally BOTH? Don't wait for New Years to make your weight loss goals, the time is now.  Here are some simple things you can do to start dropping weight: Don’t skip breakfast – breakfast jump-starts...

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Spring Into Weight Loss

Spring Into Weight Loss

Another year has come and gone, yet many of us are still stuck in the pattern of losing and regaining the same weight. Why is this pattern so hard to break? There are many hormones that regulate our ability to lose and maintain weight loss; sometimes...

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New Years Resolution

New Years Resolution

Have A Successful New Year’s Resolution This Year   Sit down and write out specific goals: “I will find time to exercise 4 times per week” “I WILL throw away all junk food in my pantry” “I will stock my house with healthy foods” “I will meal-pre...

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Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Ever heard of the Atkins or South Beach diet? “You’ll shed pounds.” “You’ll burn stubborn belly fat.” Too bad taglines can’t meet any universal promises. And that’s because there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to the numbers on a scale. It’s no wond...

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