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4 Reasons You’re Not Getting Medical Support

Are you curious about getting professional medical support to help you lose weight? If so, then there could be a few roadblocks stopping you from going down this path. Here are some of the issues that you might be worried about and the reasons why you shouldn’t let them stop you from getting the support that you need. 

The Cost 

It can seem like the cost of getting medical surgery is unmanageable or expensive. However, it’s worth considering the reality that living with obesity will cost you far more in the long term. You’ll need to pay more medical bills in the future and you will have to cover more costs to keep your quality of life at the right point too. As such, it may be worth paying for medical treatment in the short term to avoid these issues. There are also options available that can help you reduce the expense. 

The Risk

People often assume that bariatric surgery is risky or even dangerous. We’re delighted to say that this isn’t the case at all. Instead, most surgical procedures are minimally invasive. In some cases, you won’t even need to go under general anesthetic. If you are still worried about the risk of surgeries or the stats relating to positive results then make sure that you speak to your doctor. They can provide you with all the information you need and help put your worries and concerns to rest. The risks will also be far less apparent than the risks that you are living with everyday when experiencing obesity.

Questions About Qualifying

Another factor that could be putting you off asking for help is the question of whether you qualify for this type of support. It’s possible that you don’t think you do qualify for help. There are countless guides online that can provide all the information you need here. Alternatively, you can also speak to a medical professional who can help you navigate this complicated query. Be aware that the threshold for medical support is often lower than you might expect. 

The Shame Or Embarrassment 

Finally, you might avoid getting professional medical support for your weight because you are embarrassed or ashamed that you need to ask for help. You might feel as though you should be able to drop the pounds without this type of support. Do be aware that there are countless mitigating factors that can make it difficult or even near impossible to lose weight without medical support. This depends on your genetics and whether you suffer from any health conditions. A medical professional will never judge you for reaching out for help or guidance. You will always be taking the right step for your health and your wellbeing. 

We hope this helps you understand some of the key issues that could be stopping you from getting the medical support that you need. Remember, you should never be afraid to reach out for help. Particularly, when you are trying to take steps to improve your health. 

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I’m Marian Mitchell, Health Coach, Chronic Illness Warrior, Mom, and Food Lover. I help you navigate the food and lifestyle side of Chronic Disease Management with coaching, meal plans, recipes, podcast, and this blog. You can thrive without eating the same 4 things every day. I’m here to show you how.

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