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Recent News & Articles
Gabby Reversed Her COVID Weight Gain Gabby Landis moved to southeast Wisconsin from Los Angeles in 2018. A nurse, she had accepted a new job working in the in-patient psych ward at a local healthcare facility. This was just prior to the global covid pandemic. Living as a single person, in a new city, amidst […]Read More
HCG for weight loss will soon be hard to get, but VIVA Wellness has it. In March of 2020, the FDA reclassified HCG as a biologic. This change in classification means that compounding pharmacies, where all weight loss clinics order their HCG, would no longer be able to produce HCG because it requires the pharmacy […]Read More
We are SO excited to be among the FIRST medical weight loss clinics in Wisconsin to offer PLENITY®. Plenity is FDA-cleared and is not a medication, appetite suppressant, or diuretic. Instead, it is like taking raw veggie fiber that adds volume to your stomach—it literally keeps you feeling full so you eat and snack less! […]Read More
Looking for a weight loss program that’s different? Let’s face it, there are a LOT of clinics out there that want to help you lose weight. That’s why we, at VIVA Wellness, strive to be different. We certainly help people lose weight, get healthier, and feel better. But what makes us different is our unique […]Read More
We’re adding to the VIVA Wellness Team! To say we’re growing the team is a bit of an understatement. Our Founder and Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Hruz, will be taking a little time off in the coming weeks to welcome her new baby. So we’ve added two new Nurse Practitioners to fill in for her while […]Read More
The benefits of spending time in a sauna are many. Did you know sauna bathing can help improve cardiovascular function and reduce depression and anxiety? It can also contribute to a more successful weight loss program. What is sauna “bathing”? Sauna bathing is used as a form of healing and whole body heat therapy. You […]Read More
Our five tips for staying healthy during the holidays will help you avoid extra pounds this year. No matter if you are trying to lose weight or even maintain a healthy lifestyle, the holidays can completely derail any success you have had. Here’s how to stay on track. The holiday season invariably comes with holiday […]Read More
This is a success story of a VIVA Wellness client conquering emotional eating through hormone weight loss therapy. Erica Okrzesik came to VIVA Wellness for help just getting back to feeling good and managing her weight. She didn’t need to lose a lot of weight. But at 39 years old, after trying fad diets, weight […]Read More
Emotional Food Cravings & Weight Loss How can you lose weight when all you can think about is food? Emotional food cravings are hard to conquer when dieting. To some of your friends and family losing weight seems all too simple: eat a healthy diet and exercise. Poof! The weight falls off and you can […]Read More
Exercise & Lifestyle Changes Help Long Term Weight Loss Success VIVA Wellness is excited to announce a new partnership to help clients maintain long term success. Dr. John “Jack” Gucciardi, MD is a family practice physician with a passion for helping people. Specifically, he helps create healthy habits through exercise and lifestyle change. Dr. Gucciardi […]Read More
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