Entries by Essentials MediSpa & Salon

What is Leptin resistance?

Leptin resistance may be a leading cause of weight gain and a primary reason why we have difficulty losing weight. Leptin is a type of hormone produced by our bodies fat cells. This hormone works with the hypothalamus in our brain to tell us when we’ve had enough to eat to allow our bodies to […]

How important is vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for the production of red blood cells, nerves, DNA, and weight loss. Vitamin B12 plays an essential role in cellular health by aiding in the formation of new red blood cells called hemoglobin. Hemoglobin can then help transport oxygen from your lungs to your muscles and vital organs […]

Benefits of CBD Oil

What is CBD Oil? CBD is the abbreviation used for cannabidiol, which is a compound extracted from the cannabis plant. By diluting the extract with an oil, such as avocado, coconut, or hemp seed, CBD can be used for therapeutic use. Even though CBD is derived from the cannabis plant, it does not contain THC […]

The Verdict on Botox

It is not infrequently that I hear the comment, “I’m not vain’ or “I want to grow old gracefully,” or “at my age, what does it matter? What is implied in all these comments? Is there a commonality amongst them? Should we not care about how our faces decline as they age? Don’t we have […]

Stem Cell 101: Ethics

In the early part of the 21 century, the controversy of using embryonic cells or Human fetal cells reached all the way to the presidency and federal lawmakers. A ban was instated for the use of these tissues and thus was codified into U.S. statutes. This cast a justifiable ethical cloud on these studies and […]

Stem Cells and Aging

Essentials Medispa strives to be a destination for wellness in Viera Florida. Brian Whaley ARNP -BC has brought his expertise in Regenerative medicine to our community with the latest safest, and most useful stem cells therapies from FDA approved sources. Today we discuss aging, and the role stem cells play in aging. Frailty as a […]

Stem Cells and Exosomes

It used to be thought that the stem cells we have were able to transform into new tissue and replace damaged cells with the newly converted stem cells. It has become more evident over the last 20 years that these cells are carrying a cellular pharmacy. The internal compounds chemicals and parts of these cells […]