VIVA HEALTHY LIFE – THE CENTRE FOR HOLISTIC MEDICINE
Viva Healthy Life – The Center for Holistic medicine is situated at the heart of Northeast Philadelphia and provides treatments such as Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Clinical hypnosis, Reiki, Cupping, Herbology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and more. Viva Healthy Life believes that disease is as a result of physical, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental imbalance and therefore the healing process should be natural while restoring balance.
A team of two doctors Victor Tsan, MD and Olga Selcova, MD at Viva Healthy Life offer these services at the center and they harbor 40 years experience in Internal Medicine and Alternative Treatment graduating from the prestigious school in China, Great Britain, Thailand, Belgium and USA.
Acupuncture was practiced about 3000 years ago but is also practices today. It involves a Chinese collection of procedures that involve penetrating needles into the skin to stimulate certain points in the body. Chinese traditional medicine proclaims that there are more than 360 acupoints that exist in meridian system throughout the body.
Energy flows through these meridians and provide support to muscles, organs and tissues. When these streams of energy are obstructed, they bring about impairment of the functions of the organs. The action of inserting needles into the acupoints relieves the flow. Acupuncture is categorized as a complimentary health approach. According to Acupuncture philosophy most disorders of the digestive system result from disharmony between the spleen and the stomach. Acupuncture treatment is painless, ironically, and brings an unfamiliar but pleasant and relaxing experience. Depending on the sensitivity of the individual, kind of disease and condition, an Acupuncture session could take 20 – 40 minutes.
Hypnotism according to psychiatrists is a trance state characterized with extreme suggestibility, relaxation and heightened imagination. It is not synonymous to sleep since the subject is alert the whole time. Viva Healthy Life offers hypnosis services for clinical purposes. Clinical Hypnosis helps the patient accept suggestions that would see the patient desist from clinically detrimental behaviors such as smoking, alcohol and drug abuse, addiction to gambling, anxiety, stress, phobia, low self esteem among many more.
Reiki healing is a pure energy form that involves practitioners, purportedly, transferring universal energy in the form of qi through the palms to the patient who should be willing to effect a cleansing within their emotional and spiritual consciousness. Viva Healthy Life offers Reiki service for health benefits such as reducing blood pressure, helps relieve pain, assists body in cleansing itself of toxins, increasing vitality. It also postpones the aging process and increases spiritual and emotional clearing.
When a person is in good health, regular therapy sessions will increase their innate body defenses and this will manifest in their gait and their outward confidence in dealing with every day’s events. If used with other therapies such as aroma therapy, Bach Flower remedies, homeotherapy among others the reinforced effect will be long-lasting.
The choice of either taking conventional medicine or traditional therapies should be guided by their benefits and side-effects. To the critics of traditional medicine out there who would want to try alternative therapy, visit Viva Healthy Life – The Center for Holistic Medicine and cast out your doubts.
VIVA HEALTHY LIFE – THE CENTER FOR HOLLISTICS COSMETICS
Cosmetics are chemicals, natural or synthetic materials that are used to enhance appearance or odor of the human body and should not affect body structure and functions. Safety of cosmetics and their use have increased in awareness and those lacking toxic ingredients are preferable. Cosmetics can include skin-care creams and lotions, nail polish, facial makeup, deodorants, bath oils and procedures like cavitation liposuction, Mesotherapy, Diamond Microdermabrasion such as those offered at Viva Healthy Life.
Non-invasive liposuction procedure is fast replacing the surgical type since one does not have to stare at the operating room with discomfort and injected with anesthesia. These new techniques use lasers, ultrasound and injection of chemical agents to “break” your body fats. The skin is later tightened to avoid it sagging after the reduction. Following a session of cavitation liposuction, fluid drainage of dead fat cells are aide through the lymphatic system with electrodes to facilitate elimination with urine. The most popular body parts where the procedure is conducted are the inner thighs, buttocks, the flanks, hips, upper arm and abdomen. Treatment duration for each target area could range from 20-30 minutes depending on size of target area and thickness of fatty tissue. Its benefits are body shaping and tightening, improved blood circulation and lymphatic system and promote elastic effect to skin texture.
Mesotherapy is another non-invasive cosmetic medical treatment procedure conducted at VIVA HEALTHY LIFE. Target fatty adipose cells are exposed to pharmaceutical or homeopathic medication, plant extracts, vitamins and other ingredients through injection into the subcutaneous layer. Some of the substances used in the injection include vitamin C, L-arginine, Isoproterenol, Collagenase all of which are essential in the body and are either synthesizes or taken in as food. Mesotherapy can be used to eliminate cellulite, promote weight loss, provide anti-aging benefits, and treat injury from sports. It infusion with natural medicine enforces arrangement of collagen and creates new units, extends the skin and eradicates fine and medium wrinkles.
Diamond Microdermabrasion technique refers to mechanical exfoliation or abrasion of the uppermost layer of skin to achieve skin rejuvenation. This treatment too is offered at VIVA HEALTHY LIFE. The outermost layer of the epidermis comprising of dead skin cells are removed using an abrasive material such as sandpaper. Popular candidates for this treatment includes those suffering from sun damage, acne prone and those with blotchy skin, fine scars, slight wrinkles, keratoses, large pores or unfavorable skin texture. The human skin sloughs off at a slower rate with advance in age and so microdermabrasion will speed up the process maintaining the skin fresh and radiant. The principle difference between the standard microderm and diamond peel is that microdermabrasion uses sand blasting Aluminum oxide crystals while diamond peel uses diamond-tipped wands that can yield great results with less downtime. Applying moisturizer or hydrating serum after microdermabrasion is recommended since the skin may get tighter and drier afterwards.
Whenever you feel the eager to try out either of the procedures for a healthier lifestyle, be sure that VIVA HEALTHY LIFE offers them at an affordable price and by the highest professional standards.