Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? At Idaho Weight Loss, we are joining the celebration by offering 50% off all startup labs for men in the month of June!

Overweight and obesity as a disease occurs in men just as often as women, but men are less likely to seek the medical attention they need. This is unfortunate, because we have found that men tend to do very well in our program. In fact, Idaho Weight Loss has had 1,813 men lose 47,693 pounds without surgery! That’s because we give our patients the personalized tools they need to set weight loss goals, achieve them, and maintain their weight loss in the real world.

So, what have you got to lose? Call Idaho Weight Loss today to schedule an appointment and receive 50% off all startup labs for the entire month of June!

Obesity’s Health Risks For Men

Men put a lot at stake by carrying excess weight.

It doesnt take a genius to know that obesity is dangerous. It can lead to a variety of chronic diseases, and generally worsens ones quality of life. But what are the specific risks for men when it comes to obesity?

Harvard Mens Health Watch outlined some important information on this topic. They explained that obese men are at increased risk of:

  • Lower testosterone levels. Testosterone is import ants for muscles bones, reproductive organs, and more.
  • Erectile dysfunction. Research shows that this problem can be remedied with weight loss.
  • Reproductive function.
  • Kidney stones.
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
  • PSA levels.
  • Prostate cancer.

A study by the American Cancer Society found that being obese increases the risk of prostate cancer by 20 percent.