Many of the common chronic health problems that we see in adults such as diabetes and heart disease stem from childhood and are often linked to obesity. This is why it’s incredibly important to have a doctor that you can turn to for answers, care and treatment options regarding your child or your own weight problems.
Dr. Stacy Hausmann at North Woodmere Medical Care in Valley Stream, NY, provides everything from nutritional guidance and exercise recommendations to mental health support to help children, teens and young adults maintain a healthy weight. After all, a healthy weight can protect you and your family from developing serious but preventable health problems.
We know that losing weight can be difficult and it’s often more complex than just restricting calories. Every child, teen or young adult is different, and we will design a comprehensive plan that takes into account all factors that could be contributing to you or your child’s weight problems including,
- Lack of exercise
- Family and lifestyle
Our goal is to provide patients of all ages, from children to adults, with strategies to improve their health and wellbeing and to reduce their risk for disease. This includes,
By understanding more about your current diet, we can also determine which habits could be leading to your weight problems. Dr. Hausmann can help you track your nutritional goals and help you determine practical weight loss milestones. We can discuss together healthy food options, provide delicious and healthly recipes, provide behavioral strategies to help you improve your nutrition, tackle negative food habits and provide you with continuous monitoring for lasting changes.
We know how invaluable exercise is not just for maintaining a healthy weight but also for good mental and emotional wellbeing. Dr. Hausmann can provide you with exercise recommendations based on your age and current activity level to help ease you into a new routine safely. If you aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to adding exercise into your current routine, Dr. Hausmann can help to provide suggestions.
If you need to sit down with a doctor to discuss your weight loss goals and eating habits then call North Woodmere Medical Care at (516) 791-9010 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hausmann. Dr. Hausmann can help to guide you to shop, eat and cook a healthlier diet. Dr. Hausmann sees patients from the Five Towns (Cedarhurst, Woodmere, Lawrence, Hewlett, and Inwood), Far Rockaway, and other communities.