Dr. Rodarte provides patients with a complete comprehensive care plan. Her approach is science-based and entails an in-depth and individualized assessment of why a patient has become overweight or obese. According to the American Medical Association, 2/3 of the American population are either overweight or obese. Additionally, having a normal BMI, coupled with a high fat percentage may be categorized as obesity.
Why does obesity occur? There are five leading causes for obesity:
- Lifestyle (poor diet/caloric intake, engineered foods, lack of movement/exercise)
- Sleep (poor quality, sleep deprivation, sleep apnea)
Obesity is associated with these conditions and diseases:
- Sleep Apnea
- Autoimmune and gut health issues
Dr. Rodarte is an Arizona Top Doc whose specialty is obesity medicine and weight management. If you struggle with your weight, have tried diet after diet, exercise and other methods that have not worked for you, contact our office to schedule your consultation.
Thyroid – Did you know that the thyroid gland manufactures hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism? Individuals with thyroid disease experience weight gain and obesity at higher rates than those with healthy thyroid glands. When your body metabolism is impacted, several disorders can arise. If you struggle with weight gain as a result of thyroid disease contact our office to schedule your consultation. To learn more about what is a “normal thyroid” schedule a consultation with Dr. Rodarte. Remember, you may not fit in what is perceived to be the “normal” bell curve; Dr. Rodarte treats YOU for YOU..