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Lakewood Chiropractor, Chiropractor in Lakewood, CO

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Health & Wellness Center


Body Restoration

Stubborn Weight Syndrome

For most people, consuming more calories than you burn causes an increase in weight. But sometimes putting on those pounds has nothing to do with your eating or fitness habits. It may seem like a mystery, but there are certain environmental hormone disruptors that have the capacity to mimic our hormones. Hormones are substances that are produced by an organ and carried to another organ or tissue, where it has a specific effect (like a lock and key mechanism). Many environmental compounds mimic estrogen and block your hormones from delivering its message. A synthetic hormone called estradiol is currently commonly used to fatten cattle, chickens and butterball turkeys. When you eat the meat of these hormonally fattened animals, you may get fat too. .

Many experts now agree that being overweight is a Chronic Disease that should be treated by healthcare specialists. BRT may help. Being overweight is increasing at an alarming rate in the United States occurring across virtually all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic populations and all age groups. The combined prevalence of overweight men is 59.4% and for women 50.7%. An estimated 97 million adults in the US are overweight and are at much higher risk for contracting more than 30 medical conditions including Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Heart Disease, Respiratory Problems, Gallbladder Disease, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Arthritis, and Stroke. Some 300,000 deaths a year can be attributed to obesity. The psychological affects of being overweight can be devastating to the overweight patient, precipitating a poor self image, which limits every aspect of their potential, and can lead to depression.

It can become very frustrating to eat right, exercise regularly and still gain excess weight. Even if we lose the weight we want, we end up starving ourselves, eating foods we don't enjoy, or gaining the weight right back. Fortunately, we are now able to assess the accumulation of hormone disruptors in the body and remove them - allowing your body to receive it's hormonal messages.

The most obvious symptom of obesity is your energy level, breathing /snoring and appearance - your body size. Many medical problems associated with obesity are silent. You may feel healthy and still have health problems that have not yet caused symptoms you notice.

Obese men and women are more at risk for many diseases:

1. Diabetes
2. Gall bladder disease
3. Heart and blood vessel problems, such as stroke and coronary heart disease
4. Cancer
5. High blood pressure
6. Bone-related arthritis
7. Abnormal levels of fat in your blood
8. Gout
9. Sleep apnea (interrupted breathing while you sleep) syndrome.

Because losing weight and keeping it off is an everyday undertaking, you will benefit with the help of family and health care support as you start a therapeutic lifestyle change. The first step is to receive a full health and physical exam as well as an assessment of hormonal disruptors in your body. Remember, treatment can only begin and be successful when you have the motivation and discipline to change your eating and physical activity habits. But what happens when you make these incredible lifestyle changes and they still don't change your weight or appearance? Today, the most successful programs include you taking charge of these important lifestyle changes in addition to removing hormone disrupting chemicals from your body.

Hormone disruption has been studied extensively in the wild. Now research is showing numerous affects in the human population as well, including obesity. Your body protects itself from these hormone counterfeits by shutting down its own ability to absorb hormones. A hormone deficiency is created because of this, but the initial excess of environmental hormone disruptors triggered it all.

We have a specifically designed treatment plan which can assess hormones that are involved in dissolving fat. All glands are assessed with BRT to find out where the imbalance is. After an evaluation is done, a tailor-made program can then be designed. This weight loss protocol can help overcome one's cravings to sweets and refined carbohydrates, as well as normalize your hormones to get them working again. . This program is called BRT.