Weight Management

Perhaps you have been diagnosed with a weight related medical condition or maybe you want to create some healthier habits. No matter the reason, we are glad you have joined us. The Weight Management page has tips, recipes and information from Mayo Clinic experts to help you create a healthier lifestyle. And if weight loss in one of your goals, you can learn more about options available to support your journey, including lifestyle changes, medication, procedures or surgery.

Jan 20, 2020

Expert answers: Why is it so difficult to lose weight?

By Ellen Bissonette, RN, CBN, @ecb

Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D

Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic expert in weight loss procedures, recently shared more about what the research says about why it is so difficult to lose weight.

Dr. Andres Acosta joined a live audience on Facebook to talk about why losing weight can be so difficult. He explored weight loss barriers including genetic and biological factors that affect weight loss and non-surgical and wellness options to help patients overcome weight loss barriers.

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