Body Transformation

Detox Diets, Cleanses and Teas: Passing Fads or Weight Loss Winners?

To detox or not? That is truly the question... AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Detoxing SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Many people try detox diets, cleanses and teas for weight loss or to treat other health issues. The question is: Does detoxing work? The answer is: Yes and no because It depends on why you’re doing it and how you go about it. Wondering if a detox regimen is right for you? Find out if toxicity is causing your weight or health concerns first, then skip the detox fads and turn to a medical professional for advice. Start by evaluating your risk factors for toxicity!   Detoxification is a process that removes toxins from the body—and the body does a pretty amazing job of detoxifying

What You Don’t Know About Hormone Pellets

There is so much misinformation around hormone therapy which unfortunately creates unnecessary fear. Many patients have been told hormones are bad and can cause cancer or blood clots, which is an immediate deterrent! The good news is Bio-Identical Hormones are not the "bad" hormones and have been shown to safely bring symptom relief and be an excellent preventative care tool. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Hormone Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Men and women both are great candidates for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and should not run from it! Our bodies go through hormonal changes and because of that can have symptoms that can be life altering! Depression, anxiety, low libido, loss of interest in the things we once loved, sleep issues, joint pain, inability to gain muscle, inability to

3 Supplements to Optimize Health

You exercise, you eat right, you don’t get sick often, and you get plenty of rest. So why are you still lagging? Sometimes we can do everything right, but environmental toxins, genetics, and psychological stressors can still take a toll on our physical health. Supplements play a key role in supporting broader health and wellness goals. But what do you know about supplements? We’ll go over a few important factors to keep in mind plus highlight some great supplements to consider adding to your wellness routine. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Supplement Optimization SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Most of the time we’re able to get vitamins and nutrients from our diet, but like we mentioned above environmental factors, genetics, and even illness can deplete our body of the vitamins we need for

4 Ways IV Nutrition Therapy Is Right for You

Often people accept their fatigue, tension headaches, and even respiratory issues as just part of daily life. However stressful or demanding your work or daily routine may be, it doesn’t mean that you should continue suffering or move through the motions in a fog. At Evexias Medical, we are proud to offer a simple solution to these common issues for our patients with IV Nutrition Therapy or the Myers’ Cocktail. What Is the Myers’ Cocktail? The Myers’ Cocktail is a vitamin and nutrient supplement delivered intravenously to treat a variety of ailments and increase energy. It was created by Baltimore physician John Myers and later modified by Alan R. Gaby, MD, President of the American Holistic Medical Association. This potent solution contains a balanced combination of: B vitamins Vitamin C Magnesium Calcium Depending on your specific condition type and severity, additional nutrients may be added to the solution. Now

Don’t Give Up: One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey to a Healthier, Happier Life

Meet 35-year-old, EVEXIAS patient Stephanie Blackshear. To say Stephanie is busy may be viewed as an understatement by many. Mother of five children (6, 7, 14, 14 (Stephanie’s stepson) and 21). All the while working as a senior manager at a Fortune 500 company where she performs biannual audits with more than 4,000 vendors.   We know. It’s not easy. Right about now is when those New Year’s resolutions tend to get tougher and tougher. In fact, according to an article in US News & World Report, 80 percent of those ‘I’m going to lose weight’ or ‘I’m going to eat healthier’ or ‘be more fit’ resolutions fall by the wayside by February. There are many reasons why individuals don’t stick with their resolutions and we are leery of anyone trying to better themselves without the right approach. As such, we recently

Resolution: Jumpstart Your Girl Power

The new year is all about refocusing and recommitting to being your best self. You already live an active life, but it’s time to look at some areas that maybe didn’t receive as much attention last year. Like your vaginal health. If you’ve had kids, experienced a not-as-strong bladder, or felt a slight dip in your frisky business, we are thrilled to tell you about a solution that can revitalize your private parts. Let’s get down to it This month, we are introducing FemTouch™ vaginal laser rejuvenation to our progressive list of offerings. This non-surgical, non-hormonal, minimally invasive procedure can noticeably improve your vaginal health. The treatment is administered by one of our experienced, licensed medical clinicians and involves a sterilized CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser applicator that is inserted to promote stimulation of your vaginal tissue growth. And when we say laser, we’re not talking about those seen in

How to Boost the Immune System and Avoid the Flu Now

If you’ve watched the news lately, you know we’re facing one of the worst flu epidemics in recent years. And it’s not over yet! According to the CDC, the U.S. flu season typically peaks between December and February and can run as late as May. In addition, the flu is a highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease that can be transmitted days before an infected person notices any symptoms. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of getting sick and having to deal with the miserable symptoms that accompany the flu (fever, chills, dehydration, body aches, headaches, cough, congestion, runny nose and fatigue). 10 Simple Precautions To Take Now Wash hands. Wash hands. Wash hands Wipe down grocery carts handles with sanitizer wipes Arm yourself with hand sanitizer in the event hand washing isn’t an option Avoid touching your face – nose, eyes, mouth –

The Top 5 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions and Diets Fail

AS YOU GEAR UP TO TAKE ON THE NEW YEAR, the EVEXIAS® team wants you to know that we are here to support you on your wellness journey. To successfully reach your goals for 2018, it’s essential to look to the past and examine what strategies and miscues held you back and why. Since so many of our patients have resolved to lose weight this year, this newsletter focuses on why weight loss resolutions fail and steps to take to help ensure you reach your goals. If you have any questions, know that your support system here at EVEXIAS is ready to listen and provide the tools you need to succeed. Here’s to you! Reason No. 1: The Quick Fix (THE top reason weight loss resolutions fail) If you want to lose weight for good this time, you probably need to change your approach to weight loss. So many

Struggling with Turkey Neck? Tighten Your Skin for a Holly, Jolly Holiday

There’s no getting around it – ‘tis the season for holiday parties, family photos, shopping and the never ending “fa la la la la.” Along with the abundance of cheer, there can also be a fair share of self-consciousness and lack of confidence. For Jolene Oaten, Medical Aesthetician at EVEXIAS Medical Centers in Rockwall, it is common to have individuals come into the office for the first time, questioning themselves and being unhappy with their appearance. “I see it all of the time,” Jolene said.  “Women and men will come to us wanting to make a change. They are unhappy with the looseness in their skin or how their skin looks.” As one of EVEXIAS’ Medical Aestheticians, Jolene helps those individuals who are looking for non-surgical solutions for their skin. One of the biggest culprits is laxity in the skin, or – as it is commonly known – turkey neck.

Fighting fit with Sermorelin, the natural growth hormone therapy

Age before beautyYou know the feeling. Your workouts are harder than they used to be. Despite your efforts, you haven’t hit your personal best for longer than you’d care to remember. Even after you’ve pushed your body to exhaustion, you find it difficult to finally get to sleep at night. And you’re not as active in the bedroom anymore.The aging process is a natural part of life. And while the process can’t be stopped completely, you can certainly give your muscles, skin and mind an extra boost – just as naturally as life itself. Get ready to take on every challenge that comes your way with the natural growth hormone therapy, Sermorelin.The facts behind the nameSermorelin is a synthetic compound that aids the production of natural growth hormones in the body. A key feature of this therapy is that it works while you sleep. During the REM stage of your