Medical Weight Loss

Men's Health & Medical Weight Loss Clinic located in Naperville, IL

Medical Weight Loss services offered in Naperville, IL

Millions of people across the United States struggle with their weight despite following various weight-loss programs to try and lose it. At Endurance Clinic in Naperville, Illinois, Johnnie Turner, MD, offers medical weight loss, a more personalized approach to weight management. To get a professional, customized weight-loss plan, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Medical Weight Loss Q&A

What is medical weight loss?

Medical weight loss is a program that includes professional medical guidance to help you lose those unwanted pounds. Despite what many commercial programs claim, weight loss isn’t as easy as eating less and moving more. 

Many factors affect your ability to get to your goal weight, including:

  • Sex
  • Age
  • Genetics
  • Medical history
  • Medications
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Sleep habits
  • Lifestyle
  • Exercise routine

Dr. Turner understands the struggles people face when they try and fail to lose weight following a traditional weight-loss program. He understands that weight loss is more than just about cutting calories. 

Taking a holistic approach to health, Dr. Turner focuses on your whole health, including your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. With medical weight loss, he customizes your plan, addressing all the factors that influence your weight and health.

Who needs medical weight loss?

Anyone struggling to reach their goal weight following a traditional weight-loss plan benefits from medical weight loss at Endurance Clinic. Dr. Turner also recommends medical weight loss to those who lose weight but have a hard time keeping it off.

You may also benefit from medical weight loss if you have an underlying medical condition that would benefit from losing weight, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or hypertension.

Dr. Turner is a family medicine physician who specializes in men’s health. He may recommend medical weight loss for patients struggling with erectile dysfunction (ED) or low testosterone.

What can I expect from medical weight loss?

You can expect personalized care from medical weight loss at the Endurance Clinic. Before making any recommendations, Dr. Turner conducts a thorough history and physical. 

He asks about your usual diet, weight history, medical history, and family history. He also reviews your daily routine and the types of physical activity you engage in.

Dr. Turner requests lab work to look for health conditions that might affect your weight loss efforts, such as a hormonal imbalance. 

Based on the information he gathers from you, Dr. Turner creates your personalized medical weight-loss plan, which might include:

  • A customized nutrition plan
  • An exercise program 
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Weight-loss medications
  • Behavioral and lifestyle therapy
  • Hormone therapy

For patients who need to lose weight quickly, Dr. Turner may recommend the hCG diet. This diet plan includes injections of the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone and a very low-calorie diet. 

Getting professional help to drop those unwanted pounds may help you reach your weight goals and stay there. For medical weight loss, call the Endurance Clinic or schedule an appointment online today.

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