Best Obesity Doctor Near Me in Rexburg, ID

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5.0
(11)
Adult health
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Maninder was very knowledgeable and knew exactly which meds were best for me and my condition. The appointment was rapid but clear and concise. I honestly could not have been more pleased and I have saved the site on my desktop so that its handy for the future."
Wed, Aug 17
5.0
(4)
Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
Tue, Aug 16
4.6
(112)
Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
"This provider was wonderful. She was on time, she listened to my concerns and was able to send my antibiotics to the pharmacy before they closed for the night! I'm so grateful I didn't have to wait for the morning to start the medication. Would definitely recommend this provider!"
Wed, Aug 17
4.8
(325)
Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Loyal patients
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."
Wed, Aug 17
4.8
(325)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Loyal patients
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."
Wed, Aug 17
5.0
(117)
Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Mercy was excellent - knowledgeable, fast and efficient. She knew exactly my diagnosis and gave me tips for my symptoms as well as prescription. Very friendly"
Wed, Aug 17
Family medicine
    4.8
    (30)
    Family medicine
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    • $5 MEDS
    • Loyal patients
    "Patrick was warm professional and very prompt. Would most definitely recommend him."
    Wed, Aug 17
    5.0
    (10)
    Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS
    • Highly rated
    "Jalandria is best provider I have ever had. She truly and honestly cares. She really listens and helps guides you. I have recommended her to everyone. She is so amazing, understanding and compassionate. She helps you find real life solutions. I love her. If you're looking for a doctor who really cares, really, look no further."
    Sat, Aug 20
    4.7
    (19)
    Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS
    • Loyal patients
    "He was knowledgeable and didn't rush me and took the time to ask questions. It was a great experience and I would use him again."
    Thu, Aug 18
    4.7
    (19)
    Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS
    • Loyal patients
    "He was knowledgeable and didn't rush me and took the time to ask questions. It was a great experience and I would use him again."
    Thu, Aug 18
    Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS
    "Shannon Leake is amazing"
    Thu, Aug 18
    Family medicine
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    • $5 MEDS
    "He was very nice and helpful."
    Wed, Aug 17
    Family medicine
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    • $5 MEDS
    Wed, Aug 17
    Family medicine
    • Available tomorrow
    • $5 MEDS
    Wed, Aug 17
    5.0
    (11)
    Adult health
    • Available tomorrow
    • $5 MEDS
    • Highly rated
    "Maninder was very knowledgeable and knew exactly which meds were best for me and my condition. The appointment was rapid but clear and concise. I honestly could not have been more pleased and I have saved the site on my desktop so that its handy for the future."
    Wed, Aug 17
    5.0
    (7)
    Pediatrics
    • Available tomorrow
    • $5 MEDS
    • Highly rated
    "Dr. Akey is a wonderful doctor. We will definitely schedule with him again. He was caring and knowledgable. He offered us valuable medical advice. "
    Wed, Aug 17
    Adult health
    • Available tomorrow
    • $5 MEDS
    Wed, Aug 17
    Psychiatry
    • $5 MEDS
    Thu, Aug 18
    Psychiatry
    • $5 MEDS
    Thu, Aug 18

    About Obesity

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    Obesity is a disorder that involves excessive body fat. The body mass index (BMI) is frequently used to calculate whether or not you are of normal weight, overweight, or obese. If you have a BMI of 25-29, you are overweight. A BMI of 30 or higher indicates obesity.

    Obesity doesn’t just affect the way you look. Holding excess fat in the internal organs can cause serious medical problems and adversely impact your quality of life.

    Complications that may be caused by obesity include:
    • Heart disease
    • Strokes
    • High blood pressure (hypertension)
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Cancer (especially cancers of the internal organs)
    • Sleep apnea (potentially life-threatening breathing problems when sleeping)
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Liver problems
    • Osteoarthritis (damage to the joints)
    • Gout

    In addition to these medical problems, obesity can make it difficult to go about your daily tasks. Many people who struggle with obesity also experience symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as feelings of social isolation due to an inability to perform physical activities that others are able to do.

    Obesity has many causes, the most essential being an intake of more calories than the body burns. If you take in more calories than you burn during the day, your body begins to store these excess calories as fat. Exercise and eating habits play crucial roles in the development of obesity.

    Other risk factors for obesity include:

    - Genetics: Your genetics may determine the speed at which your metabolism converts food to energy, how much body fat you store, and where that fat is stored. Additionally, many people develop their relationship to nutrition and exercise through their families. If your family has a history of low activity levels or eating unhealthy foods, you may develop similar practices.

    - Environment: Lifestyle behaviors, your social circle, and your community can all affect your weight. If you go out to eat often, or if you do not have access to healthy foods, you may be at a greater risk of obesity. Alcohol use can also contribute to obesity, as many alcoholic drinks are high-calorie.

    - Stress: Emotional stress can lead someone to overeat or eat “comfort” foods that are high in calories. Depression, anxiety, and boredom can lead to binge eating or an increase in unhealthy eating habits.

    - Medical conditions: Certain medications and medical conditions can increase your risk of obesity. Antidepressants, steroids, and anti-seizure medication can all lead to weight gain. Common medical conditions that may cause weight gain include arthritis, hypothyroidism, Cushing’s syndrome, and depression. Similarly, pregnancy can cause weight gain which some women struggle to lose after giving birth.

    Obesity can be difficult to address. However, if you are struggling with weight gain, talk to your health care provider about methods to safely lose excess body fat.

    Treatment Options

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