The Vitality Doctor

Dr. Christina Kovalik NMD, LAc, is Naturopathic Medical Doctor and Acupuncturist in 2 locations- Fla Dr. Christina Kovalik NMD, LAc, is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor and Acupuncturist in 2 locations- Flagstaff and Scottsdale, AZ.

Optimize your health and vitality naturally. The Vitality doctor specializes in hormone imbalance, fatigue, fertility, perimenopause, menopause, andropause and optimal family wellness.

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11/25/2022

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Many people suffer from long-term stress and anxiety. They experience anxiousness, agitation, stress, a racing heart, and chest discomfort.

Anxiety is, in fact, one of the most frequent mental health problems. Anxiety disorders impact more than 18% of individuals in the United States each year.

Anxiety disorders can be triggered by another medical problem, such as an overactive thyroid. Obtaining an accurate diagnosis can help ensure that a person receives the best therapy possible.

Natural treatments are typically safe to employ in conjunction with more traditional medical procedures.

However, dietary changes and some natural supplements might influence how antianxiety drugs work, so it is critical to see a doctor before attempting these treatments. Other natural therapies may also be recommended by the doctor.

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11/22/2022

IV treatment is an effective method to quickly acquire the vitamins you need, and it may give you the push you need to get over a cold or the extra energy you need to finish that marathon.

With IV treatment, minerals and vitamins in liquid form that is highly concentrated are directly injected into muscles or veins. The most popular vitamin injection is a B12 shot, which may offer you an immediate energy boost and takes only 10 seconds to administer. IVs can be administered either by push or drip. For a push, your naturopathic doctor will inject vitamins into your veins over a period of 10 minutes using a big syringe. You can receive higher amounts of vitamins in a single session when using a drip IV, which takes around 30 minutes.

A fantastic approach to acquiring vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients directly into your circulation is through IV therapy. This means that we can provide you with the nutrients you require in order to feel well and happy without having to worry about how well your digestive system will assimilate them.

B12 shots are among the most popular IV treatments. B12 shots are a fantastic approach to increasing energy quickly! With or without the inclusion of vitamin B9, we may immediately inject this crucial vitamin and avoid the challenging stages necessary to absorbing B12 from food. You'll be able to tell the difference. An increase in energy will be felt nearly instantly!

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11/16/2022

One minor factor contributing to weight gain is consuming too many calories and not exercising enough. The assumption that weight loss occurs when caloric intake is lower than caloric expenditure is oversimplified for the majority of persons seeking to lose weight. A naturopathic answer varies from person to person because naturopathy is not a one-size-fits-all treatment technique. Having said that, important causes of weight gain from a naturopathic perspective, as discovered by examining the disorder's core cause in great detail, include:

🔰Insulin resistance or a blood sugar imbalance
🔰Thyroid issues lead to a low basal metabolic rate
🔰Incorrect liver operation
🔰Stomach acid levels
🔰A lack of healthy fats

The use of naturopathy for weight loss has no unfavorable effects. However, some people may experience negative side effects from certain therapeutic plants that could otherwise aid in weight loss. For instance, bitter melon (karela) can trigger a period. It may significantly lower blood sugar levels in some individuals, which is not a healthy sign. Additionally, utilizing bitter melon for weight loss should be avoided by those who have impaired liver function.

An additional illustration is a chromium supplement. Even though it is generally safe to use for a long time, those with renal or liver problems should avoid it because it worsens their conditions. Some people may experience poor coordination and thinking while taking this trace element supplement, while other people may get skin rashes and headaches. Therefore, even if they are substances that appear to be secure, like green tea and omega-3, only utilize medicinal herbs when directed professionally.

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11/12/2022

Acne is the common name for hormonal acne. It occurs when the body produces too much sebum, an oil that prevents the skin from drying out. Dead skin cells clump together with sebum in a pore. An acne lesion may develop where the obstruction exists.

Comedones, which can be open or closed plugs at the base of hairs, are among the skin lesions caused by acne.

The development of acne lesions is mostly caused by four reasons. It's possible that this is why some individuals refer to hormonal acne as one of the main causes.

1. During puberty, testosterone production increases. Sebum, an oily fluid released at the base of hairs to lubricate and protect the skin, is produced more as a result, which results in greasy skin.

2. The overproduction of skin cells that would typically be pushed up and lost from the surface also contributes to this process, which results in comedones or "clogged pores" formed when the hair follicles get blocked.

3. Bacterial infection has the potential to exacerbate the comedones.

4. Inflammation results from the immune system's response to the bacterium.

Acne may be known as hormonal acne because one major causative factor is the hormone testosterone.

Testosterone levels go up in the teenage years as part of puberty. This causes male development in boys and gives muscle and bone strength to girls.

The hormone also has the effect of increasing sebum production at the base of hairs. This is because the glands that secrete the oil are sensitive to testosterone.

Other hormones play a part in acne, too. For women, hormonal changes relating to pregnancy or the menstrual cycle can also trigger acne. Falling estrogen levels may increase the risk of acne around menopause.

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11/08/2022

Let us reveal a little secret to you! To encourage healthy aging, greater stamina, and enthusiasm for life, boost your immune system, and reduce fatigue, weight gain, mood and memory disorders, wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin, you may support your body with meals and nutritional and herbal supplements.

Everyone wants to make the most of their lives, yet many individuals are unsure of how to do so. The most effective strategy to maximize your life's potential is to promote good aging in your body.

To maximize your body's potential to remain as young and energetic as possible, you must actively participate in the healthy aging process. Combining the nourishing aspects of exercise, a balanced diet, relaxation, social activities, personal relationships, mental stimulation, and spirituality is the key to improving cellular age and physical function.

The Advantages of Healthy Aging

🔰 Optimal Nutrition: A well-balanced diet supplies the body with the nutrients it requires for optimal well-being and aging.

🔰 Better Physical Health: Exercise, diet, cellular health, and hydration all help your body live a long and healthy life.

🔰 Mental Health: Adopting a healthy aging lifestyle has an influence on mental health, mood, cognition, and learning ability. Beginning to think and feel better!

🔰 Health & Healing: Actively promoting healthy aging may help to improve overall health & well-being, allowing people suffering from ailments such as heart disease, diabetes, poor immunity, hormone imbalances, arthritis, and cancer to feel better and happier.

🔰 Increased Energy: When all of your body's cells are happy, they want to move! Following basic healthy aging, concepts restore your zest for life.

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11/05/2022

You may have been advised that your egg or s***m quality is low. What are the signs that your egg or s***m quality has to be improved?

🔰If you ovulate late in your cycle, your body is most likely working hard to get a follicle to grow but failing.

🔰If your estrogen levels hardly rise, it's because the follicle (or many follicles) isn't producing enough (we typically expect a rise of 100-200 nmol/L per day per follicle).

🔰Is the s***m analysis "normal," even if the physician reported "bent necks, malformed heads, aberrant tails"? ”

All of the DNA is stored in the s***m's head. A malformed head indicates either incomplete or defective DNA, or an issue with the acrosome cap, which implies the egg will not fertilize.

The mitochondria, which are the s***m's engine, are stored in the neck. There are concerns with the s***m's capacity to propel to the egg if they are malformed. This is also an obvious clue if your s***m analysis was abnormal.

If you've experienced one or more miscarriages, both the egg and the s***m should be nourished appropriately. Miscarriages can have a variety of causes, all of which should be examined by your medical/naturopathic team.

Your recent activities and health have had an impact on egg and s***m health. Grow your egg/s***m in the same environment that you would a newborn. As if you were already pregnant, eat nutrient-dense foods and avoid alcohol.

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11/02/2022

Blood pressure, or hypertension, is a product of today's fast-paced lifestyle and stressed physical and emotional conditions. It is a quiet disease that strikes without warning, earning it the moniker "silent killer." If it is not detected and treated promptly, it can lead to heart attacks, strokes, visual issues, and renal failure.

Naturopathy treatments target primary causes of disease, such as a change in diet and lifestyle to help keep blood pressure within safe levels. The rapid and hectic lifestyle is one of the main causes of hypertension. Excessive alcohol use, smoking, excessive tea/coffee consumption, fast food, and processed foods are all high in calories and sodium. Obesity is caused by eating fat-rich foods, which raises cholesterol levels and causes blood vessels to shrink, putting extra strain on the heart to pump blood through them.

🔰Reduce your salt and sodium intake–Eating too much salt causes the body to retain water, which elevates blood pressure. We also need to watch our salt consumption from processed meals like chips, cheese, sauces, and soups, as well as bread and cake. Blood pressure can be lowered by even a minor reduction in salt consumption.

🔰Reduced alcohol intake can cause dangerously high blood pressure, and alcohol includes a lot of calories, which can contribute to obesity and high cholesterol.

🔰Quit To***co: To***co use has been linked to a variety of health problems, including cardiovascular disease. To***co boosts the risk of heart attack and stroke in a variety of ways, in addition to raising blood pressure.

🔰Reduce sugar and flour consumption— Sugar and flour, as well as other high glycemic foods, can raise blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, and inflammation. All of these things put you at risk for a heart attack or stroke. Those with high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL (good) cholesterol, or who are overweight will benefit the most. Desserts, cola, and maple syrup should all be avoided, and entire grains should be had just once a day.

10/29/2022

Allergies are caused by your immune system reacting inappropriately to pollen, grass, airborne fungus, and even specific foods and cosmetics. With over 60,000 chemicals currently in our environment and approximately 500 new ones being generated every year, our immune system faces various biochemical obstacles.

The most prevalent form is a food allergy, in which the body reacts as though the food is harmful. As a result, the immune system (which helps the body fight illness and disease) produces antibodies against the food allergen, the chemical in the food that causes the allergy.

Hives, wheezing, runny nose, vomiting, and anaphylaxis are some of the most common and visible food reactions. Chronic symptoms such as headaches, digestive issues, muscle, and joint aches and pains, and skin illnesses like eczema and psoriasis are examples of delayed responses.

Many ailments can be caused or exacerbated by allergies, and there has been a growing understanding of this over the last few years. Any meal can cause an allergic response. However, there are seven major allergens that cause 90% of all reactions:

🚫Milk
🚫Eggs
🚫Peanuts
🚫Fish
🚫Shellfish
🚫Soy
🚫Wheat

Naturopathic therapies, which include food planning, blood tests, and supplementation, may help to alleviate or eliminate the symptoms of seasonal allergies and hay fever, as well as minimize or eliminate the need for antihistamine medicines. You may also strengthen your immune system and enhance your general tolerance to allergies.

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10/26/2022

The potential of meditation is endless. It is a highly effective instrument that enables us to maintain our composure in the face of life's ineluctable difficulties. We learn to take action rather than just react. A life without meditation is like one without reins for a horse, a steering wheel for a car, or a compass for a ship.

🔰Meditation Relieves anxiety

Overthinking or racing thoughts are one of the causes of anxiety. A hyperactive mind can be brought under control via meditation. Even though anxious persons have a hard time sitting still and finding peace via meditation, they may learn how to calm themselves with the help of a compassionate teacher and frequent practice. Meditation has been shown in several scientific research to be a successful anxiety treatment.

🔰Relieves Stress

An individual's health and happiness are negatively impacted by the contemporary lifestyle and daily problems, which can result in numerous diseases. Stress is caused by the hormone cortisol, which is released by a section of the brain. The main benefits of meditation include lowering its release and soothing your nerves. A meditation practice results in a renewed and revitalized state of being. These stress-relieving characteristics also halt and aid in the slowing of aging.

🔰Brings good health

Last but not least, meditation has a beneficial effect on one's physical health. It promotes wellness, a soft voice, and more neuro-muscular vitality. It puts an end to all energy waste. The initial advantages of meditation include lightness, health, lack of desire, nice skin, a beautiful voice, a pleasant body odor, and few excretions.

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10/24/2022

Our dear friends collagen and elastin start to lose their abilities as we age. When we are young, we create a lot of these helpful forces, and no matter how many facial expressions we make or how clumsily we remove our makeup, they faithfully support our faces.

However, they come up against their Kryptonite: hormonal shift, in our late 30s to early 40s. Yes, taking collagen powder with your daily cup of coffee will help about as much as sticking your finger in a busted dam.

Your skin starts to look dull slowly but inevitably. Your skin starts to dangle from your cheekbones and become more saggy. Your jawline becomes lax, and the area surrounding your mouth starts to develop jowls.

Time and gravity show no mercy, that’s why plastic surgeons drive a Mercedes.

What then is the solution? Up until today, the majority of people either chose to accept their sagging cheeks or underwent plastic surgery. However, it doesn't always work out nicely.

The best-case scenario leaves you with painful recollections and scars by your ears. The worst-case circumstances give us a persistent wind-tunnel appearance. Not ideal, to put it mildly.

The most recent face-lifting technology is called TempSure Envi. You'll be relieved to learn that it is not a surgical procedure. Radiofrequency radiation is used in a rapid, painless laser process to tighten skin, smooth deep wrinkles, and revive a youthful glow.

You may use this revolutionary face rejuvenation technique as frequently as you'd want to keep the results as you age, regardless of your skin type or degree of sun damage.

Depending on your age, the number of problem areas you want to target, and the number of sessions you commit to, the outcomes from TempSure Envi treatments will differ from person to person. However, you may anticipate a general tightening of the skin, smoother-appearing wrinkles, and general lifting after just 3-5 treatments.

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10/21/2022

Changes in your intimate area may create a number of unwanted symptoms that take a major toll on your s*x life, especially after delivery, va**nal injury, and menopause. Dryness of the va**nal cavity, lack of suppleness, and looseness of the l***a and va**nal cavity are some of the side effects.

According to studies, only approximately 25% of women routinely have a va**nal or**sm, which means you and your spouse may not be happy with your s*xual life. We'll be the first to tell you that if you and your spouse are having this difficulty, you're not alone, and it's not your fault! But, rest assured, we have a solution for you: TempSure Vitalia.

TempSure Vitalia works by increasing collagen production and elastin cells in the va**nal canal, which helps to reverse some of those unfavorable modifications. Collagen production in the va**nal wall increases tightness and hydration.

The Vitalia handpiece is placed into the va**na during treatments. The handpiece was created with the needs of patients in mind. The entire experience is relaxing and soothing. Treatments are generally under 30 minutes, making them easy to plan during the day. You will be able to resume your usual routine immediately following your session.

Our clinics specialize in the area of:
🔰Tightening your va**nal canal
🔰Improve and tighten the appearance of va**nal skin
🔰Improve your intimate experience
🔰Boost your self-confidence
🔰Relieve dryness and enhance sensitivity
🔰Reduce urinary leaks and incontinence

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10/18/2022

Obesity is defined as the fat buildup of more than 20% of body weight and is related to possible health risks such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and so on. Though the specific cause of excess weight is difficult to determine, it is essentially described as more calories taken than can be expended, accumulating as extra fat.

Finding the exact cause is half the battle won in seeking a cure. Maintaining a healthy weight in this day of fast food, no workouts, and sedentary living is essential for good health. By controlling our weight, we may avoid chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure and have a higher quality of life.

Being on the wrong side of the scale cannot be attributed exclusively to genes and other causes. There is a lot we can do with what we have. Prepare for a fresh appearance and improved health.

Naturopathy takes a holistic approach to health by addressing the underlying reasons for a problem rather than just treating the symptoms. The holistic approach helps create long-term solutions to obesity while recognizing the underlying causes of weight gain.

🔰 Choose green, leafy veggies. Make sure your dish is loaded with green leafy veggies. They are an excellent source of protein, iron, and fiber. You may eat it fresh, and preparing green vegetables is simple. Simple is the finest.

🔰 Consume an adequate amount of protein. Proteins are the building blocks of cells and must be included in every diet. Protein-rich foods include broccoli, soybeans, lentils, asparagus, and spinach.

🔰 Breakfast should never be skipped. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day since it kickstarts the metabolism and gives the body a boost for the rest of the day.
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10/13/2022

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About The Vitality Doctor

The Vitality Doctor- Dr. Christina Kovalik NMD, LAc, is a Scottsdale Naturopathic Medical Doctor, Acupuncturist and Anti-aging Practitioner specializing in optimizing your health and vitality naturally. The Vitality doctor treats hormone imbalance, fatigue, fertility, perimenopause, menopause, andropause and optimal family wellness. She also offers Anti-aging treatments such as TempSure® Envi that tightens and smooths wrinkles as well as injectables. She also offers TempSure® Vitalia for external and internal va**nal tissue rejuvenation.

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