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Frequently Asked Questions

First thing’s first: make sure to speak with your doctor before starting a new diet or exercise program.This information is not intended as medical advice.

There is a myriad of factors that contribute to weight gain, but typically, when you eat more fuel than your body needs (excess calories), you gain weight.[1] However, there are other factors beyond diet and exercise that can also contribute to weight gain. These include:

  • Hormonal changes
  • Genetics
  • Medications
  • Aging
  • Stress and emotional factors
  • Sleep

Many of these factors are outside of control, such as aging and hormonal changes. But there are things we can do to combat these forces such as hormone replacement therapy and skin tightening.

It’s tried and true: eating less and moving more typically results in weight loss. Focusing on what and how much you’re eating is a great place to start. Moving a little more each day (even if it’s just going for a few walks throughout the day), can definitely help. 

If you’re looking to reduce stubborn fat in specific areas, that’s where Chapter can help.  

While many studies have debunked the myth that you can spot reduce fat with diet and exercise alone, it is possible to reduce fat in specific areas with cutting edge technology such as CoolSculpting®.  

Remember, eating healthy and staying active are still essential when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. But there are ways to tighten and tone specific areas using services and treatments offered by Chapter.