Excess body fat can be caused by a variety of factors, including:
Overeating: Consuming more calories than the body needs can result in the storage of excess calories as body fat.
Sedentary lifestyle: A lack of physical activity can lead to the accumulation of excess body fat.
Genetics: Some people may be genetically predisposed to storing more body fat.
Hormonal imbalances: Certain hormonal imbalances, such as insulin resistance or thyroid disorders, can lead to the accumulation of excess body fat.
Medications: Some medications, such as corticosteroids or antidepressants, can cause weight gain and the accumulation of excess body fat.
Treatment for excess body fat involves making lifestyle changes to promote weight loss and improve overall health. Here are some options:
Diet: Eating a healthy and balanced diet that is low in calories and high in nutrients can help promote weight loss and reduce body fat.
Exercise: Regular exercise can help burn calories and reduce body fat.
Behavior modification: Making behavioral changes, such as reducing portion sizes and practicing mindful eating, can help promote weight loss and reduce body fat.
Medications: In some cases, medications may be prescribed to help with weight loss, but these should only be used under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider.
Surgical procedures: In extreme cases, surgical procedures such as liposuction or gastric bypass surgery may be recommended to help reduce body fat.
It’s important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to determine the best treatment plan for excess body fat. At Bay Aesthetic Clinic, our medical team will conduct a thorough assessment and recommend a personalized plan to help clients achieve their desired body shape with the aid of lifestyle changes, medications and body sculpting devices.