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If you are struggling to lose weight, despite diet and exercise, you may need professional help. Medical weight loss services can provide you with the guidance and support you need to reach your goals. In this post, we will discuss the benefits of medical weight loss services and how they can help you achieve your desired results. We will also take a look at some of the most popular services available today. So, if you are interested in learning more, keep reading!

What Does Medical Weight Loss Mean?

A medical weight loss program focuses on your needs and individual goals. There is a great deal of emphasis placed on behavior change, especially eating behaviors. These programs start with a consultation and complete exam to determine your needs and goals. Once you understand your health and fitness level, you can work with weight loss specialists to develop a plan to reach your goals.

A medical weight loss program will not only help you achieve sustainable weight loss but will also help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and eating habits. Many medical weight loss management programs focus on behavior modification to help you achieve your goals. In this method, you will change your eating and exercise habits so that your body can burn stored fat instead of using energy from food. It is essential to understand that dieting and physical activity affect weight loss, as they provide the human body with the energy needed to function properly. By adjusting your lifestyle and making healthy choices, you will be more likely to reach your weight loss goal.

What Is Medically Supervised Weight Loss?

Medically supervised weight loss programs are intended for overweight or obese individuals. They are closely followed by healthcare professionals, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered dieticians. In addition to nutrition and exercise counseling, they may also include psychological support and exercise. A medically supervised weight loss diet can lead to substantial weight loss in a relatively short period of time. But a medically supervised diet may not be right for every patient.

First, the patient must lose weight before enrolling in a medically assisted weight loss program. This requires counseling and sometimes written permission from a physician. There are many factors involved in choosing the best medically assisted weight loss program. Obviously, losing 40 pounds is easier than losing 140 pounds, and it may be more difficult to start a medical weight loss program with a lower initial weight than a higher initial weight.

A health professional should start a medically supervised weight loss program. Most programs have a list of participating providers on their websites. Patients typically start with meal replacements and then gradually transition to self-prepared meals. Individual results may vary, and follow-up visits are important to ensure the program is working for you. In addition to nutritional counseling, medically supervised weight loss management programs may also include medications like appetite suppressants, nutrient injections, and even nutritional supplements.

What Is Medical Weight Loss Like?

A medical weight loss program involves specific treatment based on your physical condition and your personal goals. Unlike fad diets, which can lead to muscle degeneration, fatigue, and compromised immune systems, medical weight loss focuses on dietary strategies that will keep your body healthy and your immunities intact. You will work with a medical team to design a personalized plan that will suit your lifestyle, goals, and physical condition. Unlike traditional diets, medical weight loss management is customized based on an individual’s history, habits, and lifestyle.

Unlike diet plans or fitness programs, a medical weight loss plan is tailored to you specifically based on your medical needs and goals. Your doctor will evaluate your medical history and recommend a plan tailored to your needs and goals. The benefits of medical weight loss are well worth the cost. You will enjoy the freedom of knowing your weight loss goals and have the support you need to stick to them for a long time. If an individual has high blood pressure, diabetes, or is under constant stress, health care providers who offer weight loss management can help them reach their ideal and healthy weight. A healthier body gives you more energy and ultimately makes you feel great about your own wellness.

Medical weight management is an effective method for obese individuals. It is based on medical and scientific evidence and targets the root causes of obesity. Licensed physicians guide you through a series of medical visits and counseling sessions, providing you with support and guidance to lose weight and keep it off. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that adults receive annual weight screenings. Licensed doctors oversee the medical weight loss program. You’ll be closely monitored by your doctor, ensuring your progress is safe and healthy.

How Effective Is Medical Weight Loss?

Unlike other weight loss plans, medical weight loss services are designed for each heavy-weight individual. A doctor will assess your health history and lifestyle to create a weight loss program that is customized for you. These programs also have health coaches that assist you in your weight loss journey. Many medical weight loss programs also include behavioral changes and weight-loss medications. While traditional diet pills and surgery can help you lose weight, medical weight loss focuses on the causes of obesity. It involves a multidisciplinary team of a physician and a registered nurse.

Our team of professionals has access to strategies and nutritional products to help people lose weight safely. Together, they can offer a highly effective solution to the problem of obesity. However, before choosing a medical weight loss program, you should understand the risks associated with an unhealthy body weight and how it affects your health.

How Can I Lose Weight Fast Medically?

If you’re looking for a safe way to lose weight, how about a medically assisted weight loss program? These programs include calorie counting, lifestyle modifications, and medications. Medically-supervised weight loss programs are monitored closely by a physician to ensure the patient’s safety. They can also provide advice on exercises that can help the patient lose weight. A medically assisted weight loss program may be the best option for those who have tried diets and exercise without success. Before beginning any weight loss plan, it is best to consult a doctor to determine the right course of action. It is important to understand the body’s metabolism and the role of excess calories in weight gain.

The best medically-assisted weight loss plans integrate exercise and healthy foods. This approach can also improve metabolic markers, and make losing weight easier and more sustainable. Listed below are some ways to lose weight fast medically. Can I Ask My Doctor for Weight Loss Medications? Getting prescription weight loss drugs is not for everyone. However, for the right candidate, prescription weight loss drugs can help you reach your weight loss goals.

The following are steps to take before requesting prescription weight loss drugs from your doctor. To make the process go smoother, be prepared for your doctor’s visit. Before your appointment, write down your questions and specific prescription medications, including their dosages and how they affect your weight. Bring these lists to your doctor’s appointment with you. You can also bring a loved one along to give support and take notes.


Visit a weight loss clinic if you’re eager to control your weight, and lessen the risk of diseases and disorders. With appropriate actions or methods like lifestyle changes, weight management medications, meal plans, intermittent fasting, and physical fitness activities, you’ll be able to achieve a healthier weight and body shape.

Many have had success stories with our medical weight loss clinic program. Our premier weight loss center offers more than just fat burners and healthy eating. Although we encourage our clients to eat healthy foods, our board-certified experts can offer much more than organized meal plans to achieve your goal weight. Individuals have many weight loss options to consider.

Avoid engaging in unreliable methods like an HCG diet. Medical treatments like lipotropic injection, b12 injection, and even obesity medicine can effectively transform your body composition. If you’re interested in starting this journey, we also offer weight loss tips on our blog.

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    Sherry Mattia

    Sherry is known as the “glow-getter” and is an expert at skin rejuvenation using the latest in anti-aging skin care treatments that restore your youthful appearance and make you feel amazing about yourself.

    With over 35 years of hands-on experience in Beauty & Aesthetics, Sherry is definitely “Glowing Up” to the next level with her expertise and passion in anti-aging skin care and women’s wellness. She is an industry leader, dynamic entrepreneur, and is shattering ceilings about what aging looks like. In addition, Sherry is one of those special professionals who is truly inspired to connect with each client- she loves lifting others up to feel good about themselves!

    Her facial treatments range from luxury anti-aging treatments to her signature PRX Bio-Revitalizing Glow Facial. Her method and approach is custom tailored to target your specific skincare needs and concerns. You will leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and your skin will be glowing!

    Sherry is an advocate for women’s wellness and has been featured in several magazines for her knowledge and passion in skin, beauty wellness & fashion. She believes that you can reverse the signs of aging and even slow down the aging process. The key is being consistent with an anti-aging skin care regimen which means professional skin care treatments & active skin care products. Her motto is to “invest in your skin today and start showing it off!”

    As a mother of three children, Sherry can relate to the transitions of life as we start our families and then hit mid-life and start dealing with the aging process. “The physical symptoms that can accompany mid-life can be life altering, and make you feel less about yourself. In addition to routine skin care, it’s paramount that we take hormones into consideration when approaching our skin care and health.” Because of her personal journey, she took it upon herself to learn more about balancing & optimizing her hormones. She found a specialist and started the process. It was an absolute game changer for her and she aspires to be an inspiration to other women as an advocate for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT).

    She is excited to align herself with Beyond Med Spa which offers BHRT to both men and women. “There are so many people out there that are suffering, and they don’t need to be. Hormones run our bodies and once they are balanced at optimal levels, along with living a healthy lifestyle by exercising and taking the right vitamins/supplements, you feel and look younger. It’s anti-aging from the inside out. Bioidentical Hormones Therapy changed my life in such a positive healthy way.”

    In her free time, Sherry has created a platform called “Modern Ageless Woman.” This platform helps women over 40 to be the best versions of themselves. Healthy body, mind and spirit. She has hosted numerous successful women’s wellness events in Orange County. Be sure to visit and follow her on Instagram at @sherrymattia and @modernagelesswoman to stay up to date on upcoming events.


    Anne Galbraith, RN, MSN

    Anne is an expert at skin rejuvenation treatments that make each patient feel and look their best.

    Anne has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. She is friendly and down to earth and puts people at ease when working with her. She will go “above and beyond” to make sure the patient or client’s needs are taken care of to their satisfaction. As a result, her client base is very loyal and enjoys her experienced skill set.

    Anne initially specialized in Vascular Access and was a leader in spearheading policies for a very large medical organization. As her career developed, she found herself interested in medical aesthetics and offering services to help people look and feel their best.

    She started in the Aesthetic industry in 2002 and has taken many classes to increase her knowledge of new aesthetic practices throughout the years. She is a certified skin specialist with ZO skin care product line and encourages her clients to use their products to improve their skins appearance.

    In her spare time Anne likes to take Pilates classes and hang out and socialize with friends and family. She loves animals and has 2 dogs and a cat.


    Annaliese Train, JD, SEP

    Annaliese is an Attorney who has a proven track record as a highly sought-after Sales and Business Development Executive who worked for several Fortune-500 Companies, as well as held key leadership roles in innovative Health and Technology Start-Up environments.

    At Thomson Reuters, she led the market entry and direct SaaS sales launch of an innovative software suite to attorneys and litigation law firms. With Kohl’s, Annaliese led the executive recruiting process hiring over 450 executives, introducing Kohl’s concept, and launching over 100 stores during the retailer’s west coast expansion.  These leadership roles required her to introduce and scale new brands and services in very competitive marketplaces.

    Annaliese earned her BA in English Literature from The Ohio State University and then immediately earned her Juris Doctorate in Law from Capital University. Subsequently she practiced business, contract, and advanced estate planning law in Columbus, Ohio before moving to California in 2001 to launch Kohl’s west coast expansion.

    As Founder of Beyond Oxygen Consulting, she has worked with numerous Health & Wellness Centers and Regenerative Medical Practices that are at the forefront of today’s medical and wellness field.  From Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), CVAC, CRYO, REDLIGHT, PEMF, Peptides, Cellular/Exosome Therapy and the latest in Medical Aesthetics, Annaliese is a thought leader and strategic executive who helps companies bring and sustain their services in the marketplace.  Annaliese is known for quickly absorbing new information and translating it into strong revenue generating business opportunities, however she also believes developing a winning culture, working with cohesive teams, and building relationships is paramount to any long-term success.

    Annaliese brings an authentic personal passion to her role as a Health & Wellness Consultant having been diagnosed with 2 autoimmune disorders- Multiple Sclerosis and Sjogren’s Syndrome- both of which altered the trajectory of her career over a decade ago.  She served on the NMSS Southern California Board of Trustees and has led many successful fundraising campaigns in search of a cure.

    As an athlete, she never wanted to lose her ability to compete in life or lose the benefits of exercise. As an academic, she wanted to explore options beyond western medicine. As a result, she completed 3 years training with Dr. Peter Levine, the foremost pioneer in somatic and stress recovery therapy. She earned her Certificate in Somatic Therapy expanding her knowledge regarding the impact stress/trauma can have on your body and overall health. She incorporates that valuable knowledge as part of her Coaching & Consulting Business.

    That Somatic Training taught her that while the “body keeps the score”, the body also wants to heal. In pursuit of that healing she discovered the growing fields of Regenerative Medicine and Health & Wellness. Annaliese attributes her continued remission and the personal health strides she has made to somatic therapy and health technologies such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Redlight, CRYO, PEMF and more.

    Annaliese champions these science-backed wellness therapies. “Everyone can benefit from them. They help regulate your nervous system, reduce inflammation, increase circulation, maximize oxygen to increase recovery, provide immune system support, better brain health and initiate reverse aging at the cellular level.  My goal is to support these cutting-edge businesses and mainstream them so that we may all enjoy looking and feeling better today.”

    Follow Annaliese on IG at @annaliesetrain and @beyondoxygenconsulting.  If you are interested in Beyond Oxygen Consulting & Coaching services please send an email to


    Candi Aguilar

    Candi Aguilar is our wonderful front desk coordinator. She is a Southern California native and loves nutrition, massage and all things Beyond. She is always available for questions, scheduling, ordering and getting this done.


    Krystyna Melahn, RN, BSN

    Krystyna is an expert at treating her patient’s “whole picture” with an artistic eye and attention to detail.

    Krystyna is a Bachelor-prepared Registered Nurse who began her career with a focus on caring for critically ill patients at a level 1 Trauma teaching hospital in the surgical-trauma ICU for 8+ years.

    With a strong interest in aesthetics, she made her way from New Hampshire to Southern California and began working simultaneously as an aesthetic nurse to train and learn everything she could about aesthetic medicine.

    Krystyna strongly believes in continuous education and regularly attends training events, learning the best and most current practices in the industry. She is a ZO skincare specialist and has received certifications in Beverly Hills for filler, Botox, and PRP Microneedling from the doctor who discovered PRP treatment.

    Krystyna’s strong background of medical knowledge combined with a passion for aesthetics and genuine care for people all creates the best results for her patients.

    From the moment you walk in, to your last appointment together, she’ll work closely with you to create personally detailed goals, educate you on the best practice along the way, and give you results that make you excited about the way you look.

    In her free time, Krystyna loves international travel, hot yoga, and going on weekly hikes with her girlfriends.


    Brenda Van Loggem, MSN, RNP – BC

    Brenda is an expert at medical aesthetics and hormone replacement therapies.

    Ivy league educated with post-grad medical training and certification in Anti-Aging Medicine, Brenda has spent over 15 years dedicated to restoring youthfulness and wellness through her custom designed Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) protocol. As a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Brenda is an expert at helping her clients turn back the clock to restore the youthful feeling that can wane as we age.

    Brenda is not only highly trained and experienced in medical aesthetics and hormone replacement therapy, but she is an empathetic and compassionate provider with a witty sense of humor. She always has her patient’s best interests at heart, striving to improve vitality, energy, mental clarity, sleep, mood, libido and weight loss. Her goal is to improve each patient’s physical and mental well-being and helps many with additional Lifestyle Coaching and Health Optimization Counseling.

    A graduate from Columbia University School of Nursing, Brenda is passionate about applying her clinical skills and vast knowledge of regenerative aesthetic procedures that allows her to provide outstanding customer service, education and support to each individual she serves.

    Additionally, Brenda has a Post Masters in Holistic Nursing and was a Nurse Trainer at the College of Medical Aesthetics where she trained other nurses and doctors.

    Her hands-on experience spans over 15 years in wellness centers, medical settings, plastic surgery offices and serving as primary clinician developing and implementing treatment plans for women and men utilizing bio identical hormones and medical grade supplements to improve their health and slow the aging process.

    As a Nurse Practitioner, she conducts thorough consultations with clients to ensure she is recommending the best custom treatment plans for each individual, with the highest regard to safety and patient comfort. As a result, she has developed a loyal client base and is a highly sought out Practitioner for those interested in age management, hormone rebalancing and aesthetic services that make you look and feel better.

    In her free time, Brenda is passionate about animal rescue and is an advocate for animals. She loves her fur babies and providing them the safe secure homes they deserve. She also enjoys gardening, cooking and prepping a fantastic meal.