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For women, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is key to preventing serious health problems and sustaining overall wellbeing. At the Loma Linda University Center for Health Promotion, our staff of experienced physicians, nutritionists and other specialists is committed to:

  • Teaching women how to promote their optimal physical, emotional and spiritual health
  • Developing healthy nutrition and diet plans for women trying to lose and / or maintain their weight
  • Creating individualized exercise regimens designed to keep women active and physically fit
  • Supporting women as they adopt and sustain new lifestyle habits

Benefits of Effective Weight Management
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, roughly 50 percent of American women between the ages of 20 and 74 are considered to be obese or overweight. While weight issues can be emotionally damaging and negatively affect women's self-esteem, they can also seriously impair women's health, causing them to have a higher risk of developing:

  • Breathing problems
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Menstruation dysfunction
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Psychological disorders (including depression)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Various cancers (including, but not limited to, breast, kidney and colorectal cancers)

The more overweight women are, the higher their risk is of developing any of the above conditions; however, by adopting a healthier lifestyle and appropriately managing their weight, women can significantly reduce their risk of developing severe health problems. They will also benefit from having a healthier emotional outlook and an improved sense of overall wellbeing.

Our Services and Programs
At the Center for Health Promotion (CHP), our compassionate, skilled staff will devise unique, patient-centered weight management programs tailored to an individual woman's specific needs, condition(s) and goals. Depending on a woman's weight and the nature and severity of any conditions she may have, our state-of-the-art weight management programs may include:

  • Exercise regimens
  • Nutrition and diet plans
  • Prescription medications
  • Regular checkups to monitor changes in a woman's health
  • Cutting-edge surgeries
  • Counseling, therapy and support groups to provide women with the emotional care they need as they adopt new lifestyle habits and start changing their relationship to food and their bodies
  • Chaplain services to offer spiritual guidance and support

Our Executive Physical Program
At the CHP, we extend our wellness and preventative medical services to corporations looking to promote the health of their staff. We have experience working with human resource departments to:

  • Identify executive's health problems and risk factors in their early stages
  • Provide comprehensive, ongoing medical care to corporate employees
  • Help executives appropriately manage their stress and attain their optimal health

By providing executives with our top-of-the-line medical services, employers can continue to promote optimal employee morale, as well as a healthy working environment for their staff.

To Learn More about Weight Management & Executive Physicals for Women
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