Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group -  - Health and Wellness Specialist

Jay Amin, MD

Health and Wellness Specialist located in Tustin, CA

Weight Loss Specialist

Whether this is the first time you’ve started a diet or you’ve been on the diet roller coaster for years, you have a better chance of long-term success when you have support and encouragement from Dr. Jay Amin and the team at Dr. Jay’s. They take a holistic approach to weight loss and develop a plan that considers the physical, emotional, and environmental influences on your weight. To learn more about weight loss services, call the office in Tustin, California, or book an appointment online.

Weight Loss Q & A

What are the health risks of being overweight?

You already know that overweight and obesity place extra stress on your heart and musculoskeletal system. Many people aren’t aware, however, that fat cells produce hormones and other biochemicals that regulate your metabolism and influence systems throughout your body. Their impact increases your risk of developing:

  • High blood pressure
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heart disease
  • Insulin resistance
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Some types of cancer

Why is it hard to lose weight?

Sometimes you can diligently diet and exercise yet still struggle to maintain a healthy weight. This is because genetics, lifestyle factors, hormone imbalances, the health of your gut, and underlying health problems all affect your efforts.

Here are a few ways your body hinders weight loss:

Leptin resistance 

Many people who are overweight develop leptin resistance. Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells that tells your brain how much fat is stored. Based on that information, the brain knows whether you have plenty of stored energy or are in starvation mode. When you’re resistant to leptin, you can have plenty of body fat, yet your brain thinks you’re dangerously low on energy reserves, then it makes you feel hungry.

Ghrelin increase 

Ghrelin is a hormone that makes your feel hungry. Levels of ghrelin increase by 23% after you lose weight. As a result, you always feel hungry and it’s harder to keep weight off.

Gut bacteria

The type and amount of bacteria in your gut affect fat storage, metabolism, and response to hormones.

What weight loss services support your goals?

When you have support from the team at Dr. Jay’s, you’re more likely to stick with your plan and reach your weight loss goals. The doctor evaluates your overall health and runs comprehensive blood work to determine whether you have underlying issues such as nutritional deficiencies, hormone imbalances, or thyroid disorders.

Dr. Amin may recommend prescription medications and natural supplements to suppress your appetite and control food cravings. You’ll also get help developing a weight loss plan that cuts calories, while ensuring you get adequate nutrition.

The team also helps you explore lifestyle habits so you can identify and change issues that cause weight gain or sabotage weight loss. For example, stress eating is a challenge for many patients and lack of sleep contributes to weight gain, so it’s important to find solutions for these and other lifestyle issues.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed. We accept the following insurances.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Medicare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google+

    "The receptionists were friendly, and the RN was experienced and very knowledgeable. The facility was spotless."

    Mildred S.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Amin takes time to listen to our needs, he put us on the right path of a healthy life. I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family!"

    Abir Z.
  • facebook

    "Very welcoming and friendly staff. I'm currently having laser removal done and am pleased with the results so far."

    Christine D.
  • facebook

    "Dr. Jay is not only a phenomenal doctor, full of knowledge and great wisdom, but he's also a soulful human being full of grace and kindness!"

    Lainie W.
  • facebook

    "Great place, fantastic service, I just did some lower abdomen cool-sculpting and I'm very happy with it. Great staff!"

    Simon Y.
  • Yelp

    "Atmosphere was very welcoming. I would definitely recommend to my friends looking for tattoos removal, laser hair removal, or spa treatments."

    Mitra S.
  • Yelp

    "Love this place! I got the CoolSculpting treatments on my thighs and abdomen. Prices were all reasonable. The staff is super friendly and the place is clean."

    Hannah S.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Jay takes the time to know you as a person and understand what is troubling you. Excellent care... He will be my doctor for life!!"

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "I had laser hair removal and acne services. Results are very satisfying. Front office staff and nurses were very friendly and patient."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "The best doctor I've ever met. I feel much better after six months. I was 225 pounds and now I am 189 pounds."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "I have received such great results. Laser hair removal, botox and fillers just to name a few have changed my life!"

    Stacey B.
  • Yelp

    "Best laser medical spa I've ever been to. They really treat you like family here. I highly recommend this place to everyone."

    Natasha F.
  • Yelp

    "Terrific experience. I've had 2 sessions for laser hair removal on my legs and I already notice a big difference."

    Marion G.
  • Yelp

    "Always great coming here. Wonderful customer service and I've been having great results with my laser hair removal."

    Danielle P.
Location
Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group
13095 Jamboree Road
Tustin, CA 92782
Phone: 714-838-8254
Office Hours

Get in touch

714-838-8254

Jay Amin, MD
13095 Jamboree Road
Tustin, CA 92782