Weight Management

Weight Management services offered in Upper West Side Manhattan, New York, NY

Weight Management services offered in Upper West Side Manhattan, New York, NY

Controlling your weight can lead to more energy and better sleep, but the benefits don’t stop there. At Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, Haleh Milani, MD, FACC, and the team provide personalized weight management assistance to improve your cardiovascular function and overall well-being. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book your weight management consultation online today.

What are weight management services?

Weight management services reduce the amount of fat on your body so you can enjoy more energy and better overall health.

Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians starts with a comprehensive evaluation along with a physical exam so they can gain a complete understanding of your health. They also review your current nutrition and habits.

The team might use diagnostic tests, like blood testing and hormone testing, to develop your individualized weight management plan. They can then offer personalized suggestions like:

  • Dietary changes and meal planning
  • Regular exercise
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Appetite suppressant medications

If you have any medical conditions related to your weight, they can provide treatment for those simultaneously. Still, weight management itself improves the prognosis for many conditions and can lower your risk for others.

What are the cardiovascular benefits of weight management?

Weight management can improve your overall cardiovascular health. With less fat on your body, your heart doesn’t have to work so hard to pump oxygenated blood to all of your organs and tissues.

Many cardiovascular health conditions can improve with weight loss, and weight management can lower your risk of getting them in the first place. These conditions include:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Heart disease
  • Heart attacks
  • Heart failure
  • Hyperglycemia
  • High blood sugar

Weight management can also help control or prevent Type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, osteoarthritis, and a variety of other conditions and concerns.

How long does it take to reach my ideal weight?

While weight management can help you reach your goal weight, it’s important to note that weight management is a lifelong commitment that doesn’t just end when you get down to a particular number on the scale.

To maintain your weight while also keeping you healthy, Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians helps you make sustainable changes to how you eat and your daily habits.

The time it takes to reach your ideal weight varies based on your starting point, but you should go at a steady pace and avoid rushing to drop the pounds.

To find out how weight management can benefit your health and wellness, call Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians or book your consultation online today.

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Frequently asked questions

Weight management services at Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians involve a comprehensive approach to reducing body fat and improving overall health. Services include:

  • Personalized dietary changes and meal planning.
  • Regular exercise routines.
  • Nutritional supplements.
  • Appetite suppressant medications if necessary. These services are supported by diagnostic tests such as blood and hormone testing to tailor the plan to your specific needs.

Effective weight management leads to:

  • Increased energy levels.
  • Better sleep quality.
  • Improved cardiovascular function. Managing weight also reduces the strain on your heart and can significantly lower the risk of developing or exacerbating conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes.

By reducing the overall fat content in your body, weight management eases the workload on your heart, enhancing blood flow and decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, heart failure, and high blood sugar levels.

The duration to reach your ideal weight varies individually and depends on several factors, including your starting point and commitment to prescribed changes. Weight management should be viewed as a lifelong commitment rather than a quick fix, with ongoing adjustments to maintain a healthy weight sustainably.

You can begin by scheduling a weight management consultation with Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians. Book your appointment online or call the office directly to discuss your health goals and start your personalized weight management plan.

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    Hours Of Operation:

    Monday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Tuesday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Wednesday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Thursday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Friday:8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Saturday:9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Upper West Side at 72 St. Manhattan New York

    Parking is always available and free for our patients.

    Dr Milani is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Columbia university Medical Center with a teaching appointment at Columbia / Cornell and Mount Sinai Hospitals in New York."
    She is the Founder of Central Park Physician and has been in private practice at this location for almost 20 years .
    On multiple Consecutive years she has earned numerous prestigious awards for her dedication to patient care and Quality.

    We are Included in the TOP New York Doctors and Castle Connolly ,in addition to the US World News .

    We continue to practice medicine in a compassionate, comprehensive manner prioritizing patient needs as our goal.

    Dr Milani lives in the Upper West side with her family and is at times seen at a local restaurant enjoying a meal or riding a bicycle through the park.

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    Dr. Paliou is a compassionate and patient-oriented endocrinologist assisting her patients in Central Park West Physicians’ NY office. Dr. Paliou is affiliated with the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City, where she serves as the chief of endocrinology. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at New York Medical College.

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    Dr. Elaine Kang is board certified in Family Medicine. She graduated from New York Medical College in 2006 and she completed her residency at Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Practice, New York, NY. Dr. Kang is a leader in the field of women's health. She completed the Physicians for Reproductive Health and Choice Leadership Training Academy to provide advocacy and leadership in the reproductive health field. In addition to her work at Early Options, she currently works in urgent care with CItyMD, in the Emergency Department at North Central Bronx and Jacobi, and provides coverage with the Institute for Family Health, precepting residents and providing healthcare for the homeless.
    She has also helped with international disaster relief services in Haiti and for hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. She is currently on the Public Health Commission for the New York State Academy of Family Physicians(NYSAFP) and co-leader of the the New York County Chapter of NYSAFP.

    Dr. Kang provides full scope family medicine services throughout new york - including contraception, routine well woman exam and primary care for all ages and genders.

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