Welcome to the photo gallery
Welcome to the photo gallery!! Here you will see many clients at different stages of the journey. All come to lose weight, and most learn a better relationship with food.
Photos are an excellent way to see how your body is changing. The sense of accomplishment you feel when you see your start photos next to your current images. The hard work and self-discipline have paid off. But outside appearance is only one of many beautiful changes!! During weight loss, overall fat tissue is reduced, especially harmful belly fat! Intra-abdominal fat is strongly associated with many health-related issues. According to the Mayo Clinic, people with obesity are more likely to develop several potentially serious health problems, including:
Heart Disease and Strokes – Obesity makes you more likely to have high blood pressure and abnormal cholesterol levels, which are risk
factors for heart disease and strokes.
Type 2 Diabetes – Obesity can affect the way your body uses insulin to control blood sugar levels. This raises your risk of insulin resistance and diabetes.
Certain Cancers – Obesity may increase your risk of cancer of the uterus, cervix, endometrium, ovary, breast, colon, rectum, esophagus, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, kidney, and prostate.
Digestive Problems – Obesity increases the likelihood that you’ll develop heartburn, gallbladder disease, and liver problems.
Gynecological and Sexual Problems – Obesity may cause infertility and irregular periods in women. Obesity also can cause erectile dysfunction in men.
Sleep Apnea – People with obesity are more likely to have sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and
starts during sleep.
Osteoarthritis – Obesity increases the stress placed on weight-bearing joints, in addition to promoting inflammation within the body. These factors may lead to complications such as osteoarthritis.
Obesity can diminish your overall quality of life. You may not be able to do things you used to do, such as participating in enjoyable activities. You may avoid public places. People with obesity may even encounter discrimination.
Other weight-related issues that may affect your quality of life include:
· Sexual Problems
· Shame and Guilt
· Social Isolation
· Lower Work Achievement
As you look at these photos, you see those who took steps to have a better quality of life.