SSM Health bariatric surgeons offer the most advanced weight loss procedures available to help you regain your health.
Whether you need to make long-term lifestyle changes or small habit adjustments, we can support you on your journey to wellness.
Exercise and eating right have traditionally been the most suggested ways to lose or maintain a healthy weight. Occasionally, something else may be going on in the body, preventing these methods from working. SSM Health weight management services provides multiple treatment options to help you get back on track.
Being overweight puts additional stress on the body. If you are overweight, you may be at risk for:
The formula to determine your BMI is your weight in kilograms divided by the square of your height in meters. The following BMI calculator makes it simple for you to calculate your BMI. Enter your height and weight in the box below, then click “calculate.”
The BMI Calculator is not accurate for all body types. To assess if your weight is within healthy range for your body type, contact your health-care provider.
A BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 is generally considered a healthy weight for most people. Research has indicated that lower BMIs (less than 18.5) and higher BMIs (25+) are associated with increased health risks.
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