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Obesity and Bulimia


Obesity is a serious medical epidemic which may lead to serious health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease.


Bulimia is a disease affecting mostly young women, although it is present in other demographics as well.


Treatment of Obesity and Bulimia should not be taken lightly and the staff at TNC Weight Loss use the most up to date medications available to control the desire to eat.


We assess you BMI - Body Mass Index by looking at your height and weight and determine if you are at high risk of developing serious medical  conditions.


We also check your blood pressure, your cholesterol levels and thyroid, if needed.


Our goal is to help you reach a healthy sustainable weight loss in the shortest amount of time.


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Obesity and Bulimia

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Obesity


Obesity, according to Wikipedia, is a medical condition in which excess body fat that has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.


Obesity may lead to diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and other serious health problems.


Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energy intake, lack of physical activity and genetic susceptibility, although a few cases are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders,  medications or psychiatric illness.

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Bulimia


The definition of Bulimia, according to Wikipedia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating or purging, or consuming a large amount of food in a short amount of time followed by an attempt to rid oneself of the food consumed (purging), typically by vomiting, chewing and spiting out food (not swallowing it and absorbing calories), taking a laxative, diuretic, or stimulant, and/or excessive  exercise.  


One of the many reasons people engage in this behavior is pre-occupation with weight and size.