Medical Reasons Why Weight Loss May be DifficultBy Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Michelle Tuffs

Weight loss seems to be an overwhelming issue for the majority of adults. Many of us try but to our dismay end up losing only our patience! Understanding the underlying causes or reasons why weight loss is difficult is how Nutritionally Yours can help. There are medical reasons why weight loss may be difficult and there are non- medical reasons too. And to complicate it more, everyone is different so each person can have different reasons for their weight loss challenge. What works for one person maybe not work for another. YOU are created uniquely!

The labs we run are very comprehensive to get to the root cause of why weight loss may be difficult. We can use medical labs like Labcorp and Quest to help keep cost low to find the reasons for the weight that you need. Some of the items we see that make weight loss difficult are:
High insulin
High Leptin
Hypothyroid – slow thyroid
Hashimoto’s – autoimmune thyroid
Poor diet
Too many calories
High Coritsol
Poor gut bacteria
High inflammation levels
Food reactions causing inflammation/swelling and thus weight gain

Comprehensive testing by Nutritionally Yours can answer the WHY and begin your path to a new and healthier you. Sometimes it is a “medical” reason why weight loss may be difficult, and sometimes it is a functional or food- based reason. Either way, our clinic can help.

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Medical disclaimer: Nutritionally Yours is not a medical clinic. Testing cannot be used to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. All test results are to be used as educational materials and as a guide to help support your overall health and wellness. Always discuss health concerns with your medical doctor. We have a nutritionist, naturopath and a medical doctor on staff to help you feel your best.

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