Do you find yourself frustrated with the inability to lose or maintain a healthy weight? RevitalizeMaui offers individualized medical weight loss programs under the direction and supervision of Dr. Okwuje and his staff. Our goal is to provide our patients with options that will give them healthy and lasting medical weight loss. Along with considering factors such as hormone imbalance or underlying health issues that can be causing weight gain or an inability to lose weight, we also understand that sometimes you may need some additional help making healthier lifestyle changes.
Our 12 week Weight loss Packages start with a weight loss consultation with our doctor. They are perfect for someone looking to address underlying medical and lifestyle issues related to weight gain. We also offer natural weight loss aids and series of lipotropic injections to jump-start your weight loss efforts.
As we age, certain hormone levels can change, causing unwanted weight gain or weight loss. Hormones are responsible for many crucial functions of the body such as losing body fat, maintaining muscle, and dealing with stress. Though the foods you eat and your level of physical activity have a large impact on the numbers on the scale, oftentimes hormones can be the culprit behind stubborn belly fat, mood inconsistencies, and weight fluctuations.
Picking a plan does not automatically enroll you in our program. You will need to complete your initial screening with our medical weight loss doctor. While RevitalizeMaui does not take insurance, most patients can use their insurance to cover the cost of labs. If you don’t have health coverage these costs are added to the quarterly fees.
Below is a description of some of the specific strategies we use at RevitalizeMaui to help you achieve both medical weight loss and weight loss maintenance as well as our unique process aimed to deliver the results you are looking for while keeping you healthy and vital.
Semaglutide, also known as Ozempic and Wegovy, is the most effective weight loss medication approved by the FDA. While there is no such thing as easy weight loss, semaglutide seems to be the closest thing to it. One of the biggest challenges with weight loss is losing weight in the face of insulin resistance and/or diabetes. Many people drastically reduce their calories to the point of starvation but still cannot lose weight. And that is how this new groundbreaking weight loss drug was discovered – it was originally a treatment for diabetes and Insulin Resistance. Although its specific mechanism is unknown, It targets areas of the brain that regulate appetite and food intake. It’s in a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists and works by mimicking a natural hormone the body releases when a person eats food. This hormone, called glucagon-like peptide-1, targets areas of the brain that regulate appetite and food intake. Researchers believe its action in the brain helps people feel satiated earlier, so they eat less than they usually would. Semaglutide is administered via weekly subcutaneous injection. After consulting with a doctor to ensure you are the right candidate, injections begin and you will slowly work your way up to the target dose, at which time you will see the most weight loss.
Phentermine is an FDA-approved prescription medication that helps suppress your appetite, allowing you to lose weight while learning healthier ways to eat and incorporate physical activity into your routine. Phentermine also increases your resting metabolic rate, helping you achieve your weight loss goals when paired with an overall weight loss plan that includes diet, exercise, and food behavior counseling.
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally-occurring amino acid found in the body. 5-HTP induces the release of serotonin, a hormone responsible for mood stabilization, happiness, blood pressure, pain sensitivity, and sleep. In high doses, 5-HTP can also help induce weight loss.
Lipotropic injections help purge the liver of bile and fat that can build up over time and cause the metabolism to slow or even stop metabolizing fat completely. Lipotropic nutrients help with the process of removing fat from the liver and signal the body to convert fat to energy, as opposed to storing it. Our lipotropic injections are a combination of essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals to stimulate metabolism, break down fat, and provide energy. When used in addition to a diet and exercise regimen, lipotropic injections can help improve your health, as well as aid in reaching your weight loss goals.
HGH Peptides, also known as Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides, naturally increase Growth Hormone (HGH) levels in the body. HGH is naturally occurring in our body and has many important functions that fuel our development and growth for the duration of our life, including immunity, cellular reproduction, brain functions, and internal organ growth and function. Peptides are essential proteins that form amino acids in a chain-like structure and are incredibly important regarding how our body responds to diet and exercise. HGH Peptide Therapy benefits include an increase in the development of lean muscle growth, improved workouts and recovery, reduced body fat, and increased muscle mass, energy, strength, and stamina.
Before your initial Weight Loss consultation, we will send you a Questionnaire that includes a detailed medical history, as well as an extensive overview of any symptoms you may be experiencing and your lifestyle details.
This is vital to your treatment because it allows us to have a complete picture of the state of your health and issues leading to weight gain or inability to maintain a healthy weight. During your initial consultation and evaluation, you and Dr. Okwuje will discuss the information in your Questionnaire, any possible health issues, and possible treatment options. Afterward, he will determine which lab tests need to be ordered.
Lab testing must be done before starting any medical weight loss program. The results of these labs, combined with the information from your Initial Consultation and Health Questionnaire, will allow us to determine if you are a candidate for our Medical Weight Loss Clinic Programs, and what the best treatment plan for you will be.
After we have your initial lab results back, you will review the results with the doctor, discuss your treatment plan and select the best weight loss program for you.
Once you select and enroll in one of the plans, we will continually guide you and manage your program. Each program cycle is 90 days and you can continue as long as necessary.
Weight loss can be a frustrating journey, but with our proper guidance and counseling, it no longer has to be. Here at RevitalizeMaui, we believe that feeling good on the inside is just as important as feeling good on the outside and we are here to help you reach your goals.
Ready to get started? Give us a call at (808) 419-7445 to learn more about our weight loss programs and to schedule your initial consultation.