What is Obesity?

According to the National Institute of Health, 66% of Americans are considered to be overweight or obese. 

Obesity is considered a disease of excess body fat that, if left untreated, can have serious consequences on the health and wellness of an individual.

There are several causes of obesity including, genetics, environment, stress, sleep, and medications. Obesity can cause or intensify other medical conditions such as diabetes, sleep apnea, heart disease, and joint pain.

It's important to remember that if you are struggling with your weight, you are not alone and there is hope! The Reset Center and South Texas Surgical Hospital is here to help you begin your journey to a healthier life free from obesity!