Why Seek Weight Loss Solutions in Columbus, Ohio
Every new year, you look in the mirror and make the resolution to finally shed those extra pounds.
But then life gets in the way, and you still don't like what you see in the mirror when December rolls around. This year can be different with the right weight loss solutions.
Research shows that in 2013 to 2014, more than a whopping 66% of adults were said to be overweight or obese.
That's most adults.
But you don't have to be like most people.
In fact, you deserve to feel comfortable in your skin. In your body. In your clothes.
Sometimes choosing to seek weight loss solutions is the hardest step.
Here are a few reasons why it may be time for you to start your own weight loss journey in Columbus, Ohio.
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1. Weight Loss Solutions May Help You to Nab That Dream Job...Finally
You know that dream job you want? Research shows that your chances of claiming it are much higher the skinnier you are.
No, it certainly doesn't seem fair or ethical.
But yes, it is the reality of the society in which we live.
A published study indicated that a person was less likely to be hired when the person appeared overweight in a photo versus when the person appeared skinner in a photo following weight loss surgery.
Furthermore, those with higher body mass indexes are more likely to be passed over for job offers, promotions, and supervisory roles compared with their skinner counterparts.
The right weight loss solutions will change your boss's or interviewer's bias and will also increase your confidence level, which will help you to ace an interview more easily.
2. Say Goodbye to Pain, and Say Hi to Sleep
When you carry extra weight around, your body has to work extra hard.
And that can mean extra strain and pain -- particularly on your knees and other joints.
No one is exempt from dealing with joint discomfort due to wear and tear. But if you are obese, it can become an even bigger problem.
No More Counting Sheep
Another side effect of being overweight or obese? Poor sleep.
What you eat can have a major impact on how quickly you fall asleep as well as how rested you feel when you wake up.
Overweight individuals often eat food items that digest rapidly, thus leaving them hungry more often. So, they turn to snack foods that deliver quick energy fixes, and unfortunately, these foods can have a negative impact on the quality of your sleep.
A combination of healthier food choices and exercise will make it easier for you to enter dreamland each night. Suddenly, nighttime will become your best friend, not your enemy.
3. Memory and Stress
Sure, your dependence on your smartphone may be to blame for your inability to remember names and numbers.
But so may your extra weight.
Research shows that once an individual loses weight, there is more brain activity when it comes to recalling memories. This suggests that losing excess weight can keep your noggin joggin' more efficiently.
In addition, when you eat sweetened food or drink soda, the fructose in it makes it harder for your brain to develop fresh pathways among brain cells when you have a new experience or learn something new.
Weight loss solutions combined with healthier eating are the perfect tools for combatting this unwanted brain drain.
Stop Stressing Out
In addition to feeling forgetful, you may also be feeling stressed.
You aren't the only one.
Between balancing work, school and your family priorities, it's no wonder that your stress levels seem to be escalating.
But your weight may also have something to do with your chronic stress.
If you are obsessed with foods that contain a lot of refined sugar, such as ice cream and soda, you may be experiencing increased levels of cortisol, a stress hormone.
Granted, life isn't perfect. But taking steps to lose weight -- and to keep it off -- by watching your diet can drastically increase your feelings of well-being and thus your quality of life.
4. Well, Hello, Taste Buds! And Goodbye, Allergies
Researchers have shown that people who are overweight have less sensitivity to taste compared with thinner individuals.
Maybe it's due to the overuse of their taste buds.
In any event, losing weight may indeed make dinner time a lot more pleasant to the tongue.
This is a benefit of choosing weight loss solutions that you might not have ever heard before.
But it's worth considering if you're toying with the idea of embracing new weight loss solutions this winter.
Allergies on the Way
Although you're battling the winter cold right now, spring is right around the corner.
Ahh, spring -- a time when flowers bloom.
When birds sing.
And when you sneeze. And sneeze some more.
(Bless you in advance.)
You know what would be a blessing this spring? Losing weight and thus finally winning the battle against allergies.
According to medical experts, carrying out excess weight can place a strain on our body's respiratory system adrenal glands. This, in turn, may worsen your allergy and asthma symptoms.
However, if you trim down, you may finally enjoy the opportunity to smell the roses -- literally.
5. Bedroom Boost
Is your bedroom a regular hotspot for you and your significant other, or is it growing cold on the back burner?
If you said the back burner, take heart: Weight loss solutions have a way of adding a little fire to your love life.
As your body mass index falls, feeling aroused will come more easily to you. Why? Because getting rid of body fat leads to a boost in your testosterone levels.
Research shows that if you are an overweight man, your testosterone levels are more like those of men who are 10 years your senior.
In addition, if you are an overweight woman, you may not feel as sexually aroused due to the stress hormone of cortisol.
Plus, if your love handles are making you feel self-conscious about being in your birthday suit (because face it: they aren't necessarily the most loveable things in the world), this can also reduce your willingness to make love.
Weight loss solutions are an ideal way to boost your confidence in the bedroom, and they can even increase your sexual satisfaction.
The more weight you take off, the more readily you'll be singing, "Let's get it on!"
How We Can Help
We offer a wide range of weight loss solutions that are proven to work. These include the gastric sleeve, lap band and gastric bypass in Columbus, Ohio.
Contact us to find out more about which solution would best help you to achieve your weight loss goals in 2018.