Our expert says:
There are doctors and dietitians in Gauteng who specialise in weightloss and who should be able to help you. I would recommend that you consult an Endocrinologist (a medical dr who has specialised in hormonal imbalances) to assess your thyroid, insulin levels and female hormones. If you do have a hormonal problem the dr will then prescribe treatment and if you do suffer from insulin resistance, polycystic ovary syndrome, or metabolic syndrome, then it is essential that you consult a a registered 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), to assist you with the correct diet which is one of the most important factors in treatment.
You can look up Endocrinologists in the Medical pages of the telephone directory or ask your nearest hospital to give you the contact details of such a doctor.
I hope you will start losing weight.
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