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Recent News & Articles
Semaglutide, Ozempic, Wegovy, Tirzepatide, Mounjaro for Weight Loss—is the subscription and telehealth model safe?
First things first—what is Semaglutide? Semaglutide, available under registered trademarks Wegovy®, Ozempic®, and Rybelsus®, is a highly specialized medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support weight loss in certain patients or lower blood sugar levels for adults with type 2 diabetes. This glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and gastric inhibitory polypeptide (or glucose-dependent […]Read More
Medical Weight Loss may have a bit of an intimidating ring to it for some, but at VIVA Wellness, we pride ourselves in providing a welcoming, warm, inclusive, grounded experience no matter which of our services you’re interested in—weight loss included. We’re honored to support you as you embark on a weight loss journey through […]Read More
In October of 2020, thick in the uncertainty of the global climate, Jennifer Hruz took a leap of faith and began to build out the current VIVA Wellness space that opened just a few months later on March 2, 2021. How you’ve likely come to know and love VIVA Wellness at 12625 W Burleigh Rd, […]Read More
VIVA Wellness founder & Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Hruz has been open regarding her weight loss story, how CoQ10 helped regulate her heart palpitations, and is constantly talking about how various VIVA-offered products and services have improved her life (which is simply put why she’s an NP and why VIVA Wellness exists), but one angle of […]Read More
When we share information about medical weight loss options and the VIVA Wellness team’s faith in them, that’s not just based on hypotheticals! Every day we talk to patients who have gained a new lease on life based on the way their body has responded to plans tailored to their individual state of health, their […]Read More
VIVA Wellness is excited to announce a new option in the medical weight loss realm—Tirzepatide (Mounjaro). While a close relative to semaglutide (Ozempic, Wegovy), which has been incredibly successful with our clients, there are some exciting differences and a few nuances that make this protocol slightly different. First things first, it works so effectively by […]Read More
When people come to VIVA Wellness for medical weight loss they’re generally thinking about a small list of options they’ve heard about, with Phentermine somewhere near the top. For great reason—phentermine has been used since the 1950s, with a long track record of safety and extensively used for weight loss. However, with an ever-growing list […]Read More
Gut feeling a bit “off”? There are a lot of ways that the body may show symptoms that digestion isn’t quite right, but some of the most common are constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, and heartburn. But there are quite a few other ways that gut health troubles can appear considering the gut is responsible for […]Read More
New NPs to Help with Your New Year Goals As we start 2023 with big goals, we brought on serious help to kick off the year. Jodi Dreier and Denise Kuhaupt are both experienced Nurse Practitioners who will join the VIVA Wellness team to support our clients in their weight loss journies. You’ll learn more […]Read More
Jumpstart Wellness Habits & Intentions Today As we round out 2022, hopefully feeling healthy and proud of our wellness, it can be easy to set lofty goals for the new year. “New year, new you” is something we see everywhere, but do we need a “new” self when what we really need is to work […]Read More
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