Are you a smoker interested in quitting smoking but worried about weight gain?
Read this to understand smoking related weight gain!
Post smoking cessation weight gain and the strategies to deal with it – an overview of the science
How much weight will I gain by after quitting smoking?
First of all, understand that not everyone gains weight when they stop smoking.
Among those do gain weight after quitting smoking, the average weight gain is less than 10 pounds.
Only about 10 percent of people who stop smoking gain a bit more such as 30 pounds after quitting.
Our physicians and staff are committed to offering a comprehensive and individualized approach. W8MD physicians partner with each patient to develop a custom weight management program to best meet their individual needs. If you are a bit overweight or obese, take long term medications for cholesterol, blood pressure or diabetes but your doctor has nothing to offer for weight loss other than simply say "lose weight", you may want to consider W8MD!
Under the direction of Dr. Prab Tumpati, W8MD Weight Loss Centers can help you overcome obesity and to make
a difference. Dr. Tumpati has passed a written board examination in the field of Bariatric Medicine and is also Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine. The doctor’s of W8MD partner with each patient to develop a custom
weight management program to best meet their individual needs taking into account their medical history, lifestyle and goals.
Since weight and sleep go together, most of the W8MD centers are able to address sleep issues such as snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia and restless leg syndrome to name a few.
And the best part of the program is that most insurance’s cover the doctor visits.
Check out our website at www.w8md.com to learn more about us. If you have a little or a lot of weight to lose and want to do it without surgery, set up fees and mandatory meal replacements or appetite suppressants, think W8MD for weight
And, if you are a physician, with an interest in helping your obese or overweight patients, and would like to add a W8MD program at your office, please feel free to contact us.