There are people who love you and want you to be around for a very long time. Studies have shown that weight loss of 10 percent or more of your total body weight can increase your life expectancy. If you are overweight or obese, you are a heart attack or stroke waiting to happen. Is it fair to the people you love to see that happen?
I’m and EMT. I’ve been trained to save lives. It is extremely challenging to save an overweight person who has suffered a heart attack. Even with the latest techniques and AED equipment, the chances of survival are slim. I don’t work on an ambulance crew, but those guys get 9-1-1 calls every day for heart attacks. Each time they struggle because they see grieving families standing around watching as they try to revive a loved one. It doesn’t have to happen.
I am going to help you so that does not happen to you, if you will let me.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the top ten leading causes of death are (weight loss can reduce the risk of the ones in red): Read more