Our expert says:
Dear Can't Lose Weight
If you have tried so many different ways of losing weight without success and are so very overweight, then I would recommend that you have a medical examination to determine if you do not have a hormone imbalance (thyroid, insulin or female hormones, PCOS). If this should be the case then your dr will advise on medication and it is a good idea to consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). In some cases the only solution is to consider bariatric surgery. Contact the Bariatric Centres of Excellence in regard to having a gastric bypass to assist weightloss. You can contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at www.netcare.co.za to discuss this option if you have a great deal of weight to lose.
But fist have that checkup in case the reason for your not losing is hormonal in nature.
Hang in there
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