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Don’t just lose weight, choose a healthy lifestyle

Deciding to lose weight is not just about starting a diet; it’s about choosing to live a healthy lifestyle. The key to successful and maintainable weight loss is all about controlling cellular inflammation. And while controlling cellular inflammation will drastically show physical changes, what we don’t realize is that we are also making positive changes to our biochemistry.

Approaching weight loss by targeting visceral fat, aka “belly fat,” will help reduce your waistline and improve your body’s chemistry. Visceral fat is a dense and highly toxic type of fat that is responsible for the release of inflammatory proteins and hormones, increasing your risk for developing certain diseases such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol levels.

Along with reducing belly fat, healing the gut microbiome is an essential component required to promote a surge in metabolism and allow better absorption of nutrients which will kick start to your metabolic rate. A typical Western diet, one of which we’ve all been accustom to, one of which is high in refined carbohydrates and processed foods, will create gut inflammation resulting in what’s known as, Leaky gut. Leaky gut is one of the leading causes of cellular inflammation, making it difficult to lose weight, and ultimately sustained weight gain.

This disruption in the gut microbiome allows trace amounts of toxins into the bloodstream forming an attack on the cells. To protect themselves, the cell slows itself down and creates a barrier of inflammation to keep toxic elements out. You feel this in many different ways such as, chronic fatigue, brain fog, slow metabolism, and nutrient deficiencies. In extreme cases, a prolonged leaky gut can lead to a variety of autoimmune diseases such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chron’s disease.

By working with Essentials Medispa and Salon’s Nutritionist, you will receive the education and advice necessary to be becoming a happy, healthier person. Our nutritionist is here to educate and guide you into becoming a healthier version of you. She understands weight loss can be an intimidating and challenging task for many and is dedicated to delivering personalized care to each one of her clients by providing a non-judgmental and caring service.

Weight loss and wellness, a race not a marathon

Our amazing Nutritionist, Samantha, is dedicated to delivering personalized care to every one of her clients by providing a non-judgmental and caring service. She understands weight loss can be an intimidating and challenging task for many. Samantha is here to educate and guide you into becoming a healthier version of yourself. Whether you want to lose a significant amount of weight, fit back into your favorite dress, or snap back into shape. She has a solution to help transform yourself. 

Deciding to lose weight is not just about starting a diet; it’s about choosing to embark onwards to a healthy lifestyle. While many of us focus on the physical changes during the time we lose weight, we are also making an impact on our physiology. We change not only the way we manage our weight; we also reduce our risk of developing (or even resolving) illness and disease at the same time.

At Essentials Medispa and Salon, our Nutritionist will assist you through your weight loss progression. Samantha specializes in an alternative approach to weight loss by targeting visceral fat “belly fat.” This dense and highly toxic type of fat causes the release of inflammatory proteins and hormones that put you at risk for developing certain diseases such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and increased cholesterol levels. 

Along with reducing belly fat, healing the gut microbiome is essential to promote better absorption of nutrients and increasing metabolism. A poor diet high in carbohydrates, sugar, and processed foods, like the Western Diet we’ve become accustomed to, will cause the leaky gut syndrome. The leaky gut syndrome is another leading cause of inflammation throughout our entire body, which can make it difficult to lose weight. This disruption in the gut microbiome allows trace amounts of toxins to get into the bloodstream and attacks our cells. This can cause a decrease in energy, memory, metabolism, and malabsorption of nutrients. In extreme cases, an unhealed leaky gut can lead to a variety of autoimmune diseases such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chron’s disease. 

By working with Essentials Medispa and Salon’s Nutritionist, you will receive the education and guidance necessary to become a happy and healthier person. Samantha will develop and devise a personalized weight loss and wellness plan to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. 

Essentials Medispa and Salon offer additional tools to help promote weight loss. 

Appetite Suppressant – Clinically proven to reduce weight, it decreases your appetite by increasing your metabolism. Therefore it’s easier to choose healthier foods and control portion size.

Lipotropic Injections – Lipotropic injections contain nutrients that contain fat-burning compounds, amino acids, and vitamin B12 as methylcobalamin. This injection aids in increasing your metabolism, reducing appetite, increasing energy, and helping your body to burn fat.

B12 Injections – B12 is an essential vitamin, improving mood, energy, and cognitive function. It has also been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke by promoting an increased red blood cell count. 

Additional weight loss can be supported by BHRT, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormones are the basis for all system regulations in our bodies. As we age, hormones start to decline, wreaking havoc on our body’s natural messaging system. A decline in hormones for both men and women start as early as age 30. Symptoms in women are experiencing energy loss, hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss, mood swings, weight gain, and low libido (sex drive). Hormones also affect men who want to lose weight, lost libido, fatigue, stress, energy, muscle mass, and body fat.

BHRT will bring hormones back into balance and improve overall wellness, sense of wellbeing, and increase metabolism. The difference between bioidentical hormones and synthetic hormones is unmatched. While synthetic hormones can mimic the effects of endogenous hormones on specific biological pathways, they rarely offer the same effectiveness at a more in-depth, molecular level. Bioidentical hormones mimic the similarity of human endogenous hormones; therefore, they are more effective in a wider variety of biological pathways. The added benefit of bioidentical hormones is that each dose is tailored specifically to your needs, not merely what doses the pharmaceutical company offers. 

At Essentials Medispa and Salon, we offer Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). If you have any of these symptoms, you can feel better. Our physician is board-certified in anti-aging and bioidentical hormone replacement and will tailor a prescription based on your specific needs.

So Much More Than Weight Loss

What About Me?

When did weight loss programs become a thing? Well, if we look at history, I guess we can figure that out for ourselves. For generations people didn’t have weight loss programs because they didn’t need them. Living in the society of today everything is fast-paced, and we want results yesterday. We are stretched thin with our jobs, kids, social media, and all the responsibilities of being an adult. When did we lose sight of ourselves, and how did we fall so low on the totem pole of priorities? You probably make sure you meet deadlines at work, return emails promptly, and get your kids to their extracurricular activities on time, but here’s a question. How often do you show up for yourself? At Essentials MediSpa & Salon you will do that and so much more!

Medical Weight Loss in Melbourne, FL

So Many Options

The reality is that there are plenty of weight loss programs out there that can greatly restrict your calorie intake and, yeah, you’ll drop some weight quickly…but then what happens? Without learning the right way to eat, when to eat, what to eat, and how much to eat your weight loss will more than likely not be sustainable. The truth is that since there are so many different diets out there and multiple weight loss programs, how are you to know with this generation of sensory overload which program is right for you? And let’s be honest, since consuming 500 calories per day is not a sustainable way of living and will more than likely make you feel lethargic and cranky. Consequently, many individuals easily revert to their previous habits thus gaining the weight back. This is so horrible for your internal organs and the elasticity of your skin. Your weight goes on a yo-yo frenzy that leaves you confused, upset, and overweight yet again.

Let’s Talk Sustainable Balance

What’s great about the medical weight loss program that we at Essentials MediSpa & Salon offer is that it is all about you. Our team of professionals want to educate you on the right way to eat and incorporate exercise for long-lasting results. To be fair, there’s probably a piece of pizza, serving of mashed potatoes, and slice of birthday cake somewhere in your future. Ok, so let’s learn the best ways to incorporate these foods instead of saying “sorry, I can’t eat that, I’m on a special diet.” These are some of the most hated string of words that could ever be spoken. Finding balance is a practice just like anything else, and you can find it here at Essentials. The more foods that are eliminated from your diet the more you will crave them, and more than likely binge. Making healthy changes for weight loss is an absolute necessity and adding exercise will make the process that much easier. Especially if your bestie calls you to go out for a cocktail and dinner. Unlike before, you will have the tools in your tool box that give you the freedom to gladly accept and not eliminate all your progress. With the medical weight loss program at Essentials MediSpa & Salon you will learn how to reduce your craving and portions, increase your energy, get weekly hands-on support, and results that LAST!