5 Situations Requiring Women to Seek Medical Attention to Lose Weight

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Are you a woman and trying to lose those extra pounds that you have gained? Is this post pregnancy weight gain or did you gain those extra pounds gradually, over the course of time? Are your diet regimes and your regular exercises not able to bring down your weight?

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5 Situations Requiring Women to Seek Medical Attention to Lose Weight Are you a woman and trying to lose those extra pounds that you have gained Is this post pregnancy weight gain or did you gain those extra pounds gradually over the course of time Are your diet regimes and your regular exercises not able to bring down your weight It’s time to consider getting an expert doctor opinion. Let us take into account the various situations when a woman requires medical attention to take care of her weight gain. 1. Post pregnancy weight gain There are many women who face this issue. This situation requires an expert doctor opinion and a doctor can advise regarding the necessary steps to be taken. 2. Medical conditions that require weight loss If one is overweight and has a medical condition linked to weight gain like hypertension and diabetes the doctor will inform her about the necessary tips to follow while doing the exercises. 3. Medical conditions which cause weight gain - Weight gain is associated with a lot of medical conditions like diabetes and thyroid disorders. A woman may not be aware of having these diseases or disorders and in spite of maintaining strict diet regimes and doing exercise regularly she finds herself not being able to lose those extra pounds off her. It may also happen that the weight keeps increasing no matter what she does to control it.

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Consulting a nearby general physician will help diagnose the underlying causal factor of the weight gain and getting that expert doctor opinion will help tackle the issues. 4. Weight gain as a side effect of medication There are certain prescription drugs like steroids and antidepressants which may lead to weight gain. Even birth control pills containing higher doses of estrogens are considered to produce weight gain as a side effect. If a woman finds that she is gaining weight by taking any such medication she should consult a physician regarding the issue. He will either change the medicines or suggest steps for combating the weight gain. 5. Medication to combat weight gain There are certain drugs and supplements which have been found to have weight reducing properties. These are not generally recommended. If however one thinks about considering using these drugs or supplements she should get an expert doctor opinion before doing so. Being overweight is in itself a health issue. And if other health issues are deterring you in getting that healthy and fit look that you desire it his highly advisable to consider seeking medical attention.