TREATMENT FOR OBESITY
MEDICAL PROGRAM FOR THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY IN CUBA
Contents of this page
- The Obesity
- Obesity-related Problems
- Treatment Program
- Evaluation Phase
- Treatment Phase
- TREATMENT REQUEST
Obesity is a disease that involves having an excess of fat in the body for various reasons. In addition to being an aesthetic problem, obesity is a health problem with the high risk of serious health problems.
A change in behavior or lifestyle will allow the patient to see very soon encouraging results in the reduction of their weight and improvement of their physical and mental health.
Obesity can diminish your overall quality of life.
Other weight-related problems that can affect your quality of life are the following:
- Sexual problems
- Shame and guilt
- Social isolation
- Less work performancejn
The International Prairie Health Center of Cuba gives you the possibility of carrying out a therapeutic medical program that will help you not only lose weight but also create habits and behaviors to change your lifestyle and fight this disease.
Medical Program designed for a 35 day cycle
This Medical Program consists of two PHASES:
Consultation with Internal Medicine specialist
Consultation with a specialist in psychology
Consultation with a specialist in physiatry
Consultation with nutrition specialist (Therapeutic diet preparation)
Consultation with specialist in Traditional Natural Medicine
Preparation of Clinical History
Attention to hospitalized patient and medical staff
Studies to be carried out
Laboratory studies such as complete blood count, Erythrosedimentation, Glycemia, complete lipidogram, Uric Acid, Urea, Creatinine, TGO, TGP, GGT, T3, T4, TSH, HIV, Insulin (ELECSYS), and Orinogram.
Other studies that include remote chest X-raye, complete abdominal ultrasound, simple ergometric test, electrocardiogram.
Psychological evaluation: Machover, Rotter, Zung-count, Idare, Cornell - INDEX
The use of different techniques and equipment in the following areas is combined:
- Clinical analysis of body composition with the use of electrical bioimpedance equipment.
- Therapeutic gymnastics two sessions a day.
- Relaxing massage
- Electrical stimulus
- Natural and Traditional Medicine with acupuncture sessions.
- Individual psychotherapy
- Floral Therapy
Final medical report
Transfer by car in / out to the airport.
General Information: If is possible you should go weekend to begin studies and evaluation on a Monday.
Note: This proposal may be subject to changes in terms of costs and procedures depending on the results of the evaluation phase of this program
TOTAL PRICE OF THE MEDICAL PROGRAM: 5 330.00 USD
The price includes:
The medical program described above
Accommodation in a private room with hospital breakfast, lunch and dinner according to your diet.
The rooms are private with private bathroom, heated, hot and cold water Television, telephone etc.
Price of the companion (not mandatory): 40.00 USD daily