program focused on stress control

It is not always possible to avoid stress.
But learning to manage it and live well is.

You know stress can be a major enemy of your health. It can also be harmful to your body. It is no novelty that the disordered production of cortisol, the stress hormone, can wear you out, speed up your aging, reduce your immunity, and create anxiety, discomfort and depression. Right?

But did you know that stress is not always evil and that it is a natural phenomenon which is inherent to mankind and can be beneficial once we learn how to manage it?

Yes, this is possible!

And our Kurotel team helps you either by designing strategies that help change the perception of stress or through the guidance and support of our behavioral psychologists and professionals or even through relaxation techniques in the activities in our Stress Control Center, yoga classes, Watsu and other.

And as we know that your time is precious, we optimize all activities and carry everything out in just one week.

Can you live well while under managed stress? Yes, you can! You just need to want to and we help you do it.

Some benefits of this program:

• Improves your wellness and mood;
• Improves the symptoms related to anxiety and depression;
• Improves memory and attention, hence work performance;
• Improves sleep;
• Increased sociability and enjoyment of life;
• Improves immunity;
• Reduces chronic pain such as migraines, back pain, pain in the neck;
• Normalizes blood pressure and reduces the risk of developing hypertension;
• Reduces tachycardia and cardiac arrhythmias;
• Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease;
• Improves libido.

What is included in the one- week program focused on stress control:

  • Medical evaluation for stress management: clinical interview and physical examination with a focus on physical and emotional effects caused by excessive stress. After that, we design a program involving healthy lifestyle, for what could be improved and worked with the support of all areas.
  • Interview with Psychologist: talk about causes and general effects of stress. Chat on the habits of life and affection, and areas you want to address during your stay.
  • Interview with nutritionist: checking on your favorable and unfavorable habits that interfere with mood and vitality.
  • Assessment with physiotherapist: with stress, there often comes an overload and misuse of muscles and joints. Our therapists work on improving your muscle strength, recovery of respiratory muscle chains or pain reduction.
  • Interview with Phys Ed instructor: according to doctor's recommendation, the physical educator will recommend specific exercise training, including cardiorespiratory training, stretching and muscle strengthening.
  • Evaluation with dermatologist: the doctor will do a clinical and aesthetic dermatological evaluation and will pay special attention on the health of your skin in terms of prevention and the aging of your skin, nails and hair.
  • Interview at the SPA: checking of your aesthetic and complementary relaxation goals in order to possibly propose a program of activities.
  • Technical-professional monitoring: our clinical professionals are at your disposal all throughout your treatment.
  • Monitoring with brief psychotherapy focused on Stress Control: how many sessions are required.
  • Use of the apparatus of the Stress Control Center: This center contains several rooms, full of visual and sound stimuli, all relaxing, which leads to reducing anxiety and promotes tranquility. Differences in relaxation techniques help to learn which type has best results for your profile, so you can follow these recommendations at home and keep the benefits. We count on the following equipment.
    • Harmonization chair
    • Massage chair
    • Browser
    • Sound and light stimulator
    • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Sleep Hygiene: sleeping difficulty aggravates stress. This activity is an important time to check your entire routine and what can be done to better the quality of your sleep.
  • Monitoring of the nursing team: with daily checking of your vital signs.
  • Customized designing of schedule of activities and daily monitoring of program assistants: our programmers are available to align all professional information with your preferences and organize your day.
  • Functional diet: we offer seven daily meals. After medical and nutritional evaluation, we determine the number of calories, which can range from 800 to 3500, according to your needs and objectives, taking into account food intolerances as well as your metabolic function and nutritional needs. Our gourmet menu, developed by renamed chefs, is very varied and tasty and offers free choices.
  • Daily nutritional monitoring: monitoring of nutritionists at all meals, suitable to your needs and preferences, and guidance on healthy eating habits.
  • Herbal medication and teas associated with treatment: natural products and supplements with medical and nutritional prescription.
  • Customized food program: furnished so you can pursue a daily healthy diet.
  • Daily group exercises guided and supervised by physical education instructors, trainers and physiotherapists: group classes raise endorphin levels - the welfare hormone - and promote self-esteem and energy expenditure, as well as integration and fun of the group being treated.
    • Hiking
    • Dance lessons
    • Body dynamics
    • Stretching
    • Weight training circuit
    • Waterball
    • Water power
    • Water gap
    • Water circuit
    • Water displacement
    • Water fluctuation
    • Pre-pilates
    • Fitball
    • Running class
    • Yoga
    • Meditation
  • Final medical evaluation: analysis of results and customized guidance for continuing treatment at home.
  • Medical Folder: at the end of the program we give you a folder with tests, assessments, customized diet and recommendations for daily maintenance of your treatment.
  • Sauna and steam: with space for rest and whirlpool.
  • Massage-therapy: three sessions. It is a manual massage therapy recommended for the relief of muscle tension and pain, which contributes to greater physical and mental relaxation.
  • Underwater massage: three sessions. Bath 100 water jets that massage the body for 20 minutes, providing intense relaxation. Recommended for circulatory problems, improves muscle tone, performs a lymphatic drainage and betters your health as a whole.
  • Extremity baths: thermal contrasts with activities prescribed by doctors and physiotherapists aiming to improve circulation, decrease inflammation and prevent some diseases. The activities are as follows:
    • Hand degermation;
    • Foot degermation;
    • Semicupio;
    • Galvanic bath.
  • Physiotherapeutic treatment: according to the needs and indication of our doctors and physiotherapists. They are:
    • Italian mud;
    • Diathermy;
    • Inhalation or nebulization;
  • For post-cancer: mud, according to the needs and recommendation of our doctors and physiotherapists.
  • Water Circuit: a sequence of relaxing and therapeutic baths that invigorate and stimulate all the senses. The complete circuit includes:
    • Silt bath;
    • Salt bath;
    • Ice fountain;
    • Ozonated pool with water jets and currents;
    • Antioxidant wine foam shower;
  • Knowledge activities:
    • Lectures on health and wellness.
    • Forum with technical professionals that provide guidance on a healthy lifestyle;
    • Cooking class.
  • Leisure Activities:
    • Movie sessions;
    • Special dinners;
    • Cultural presentations;
    • Live music;
    • Piano Recitals;
    • Games
  • Use of Kurotel’s entire infrastructure:
    • Fitness room;
    • Indoor and outdoor pools;
    • Tennis court;
    • Jogging track;
    • Path of water;
    • Meditation room;
    • Reading room.
  • Hosting
    It is important that our team has concrete information about your health condition so to prescribe you the most appropriate treatment. We understand that sometimes your schedule is full of compromises and, aiming to offer greater convenience, Kurotel is equipped with the latest technology to perform these tests, as well as a complete check-up. For your convenience, you can schedule assessments and examinations during your stay. Remember that those are not included in the program and will be scheduled only with your consent, since it has additional cost. If you prefer, you can do them in your hometown, as long as they get done within three months prior to your arrival. We request that you bring the results with you as well as assessments and imaging tests done in the last year.
    • Complete blood count
    • Sodium
    • Potassium
    • Glucose
    • Creatinine
    • Urea
    • Actium uric
    • Total cholesterol and fractions
    • Triglycerides
    • Ferritin
    • Homocysteine
    • Fibrinogen
    • TGO
    • TGP
    • TSH
    • Examination standard urine ('EQU')
    • C-reactive protein (CRP)
    • Basal cortisol
    • Glycated hemoglobin
    • Vitamin D, 25hidroxi
    • Examination of stools
    • Gamma GT
    • Insulin
    • Platelets
  • Note: Clients who are monitoring thyroid dysfunction, please bring previous tests’ results.
  • The Ergonometric Test is essential for prescribing exercise and to ensure the physical integrity of the client. For clients over 30 years, it is essential (it’s valid for 6 months). This test is also required for people under 30 years old, if there are any risk factors such as obesity, smoking, heart problems or a family history.
    • Weight loss
    • Stress Control
    • Healthy Longevity
    • Post-Cancer
    • Pre-surgical
    • KinderKur
  • To learn more about our programs and find out about our infrastructure, please access
    Kurotel staff appreciates your contact and is available, should you have any further questions.
    Thank you for your preference.
    Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and SPA Technical manager: Doctor Victor Hugo Canto da Fonseca CREMERS 10,251

Observação: Para atendê-lo de forma personalizada, é imprescindível conhecer seu quadro clínico. Por isso, solicitamos uma série de exames à você em sua chegada ao Kurotel. A partir dos resultados, nossa equipe médica prescreve as atividades do seu plano de tratamento,  junto com os demais profissionais que compõem a equipe técnica. O resultado? Um plano individualizado, focado nos seus objetivos, e com atividades seguras.

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Moreover, Kurotel offers complementary optional activities to the stress management focused program:

  • Medical Acupuncture
    it can be an adjunctive technique in improvement of mood, since it operates in neuromodulation, which helps to decrease anxiety.
  • Biochemical Assessment
    Basic blood, urine and feces test for assessment of fats, glucose, and liver, kidney, and thyroid function, which is essential for specific medical and nutritional recommendations.
  • Body Imaging Assessment
    This test is considered the gold standard for body assessment, because it reliably identifies the amount of fat, lean mass and bone mineral component, as well as its distribution.
  • Vitamins, Minerals and Metals Assessment
    calories are important in the weight loss process, but nutrients are even more. From the collection of blood and urine, we can tailor diet and supplementation, if necessary.
  • Stress Assessment
    Detailed review of the period and intensity of stress with objective and viable strategy so to improve the framework.
  • Memory Neuropsychological Assessment
    assesses cognitive functioning of memory through clinical observation and application of standardized neuropsychological tests as well as clinical tasks. From the results, we provide guidelines for preventive level and referrals, when necessary.
  • Dental Assessment
    this assessment checks the conditions of gingival, dental and soft tissue health (mucosal lesions), besides doing research on bruxism, which is often found in people under high stress levels.
  • Resting electrocardiogram
    it is used to utilize the rhythm and heartbeat, and lets you identify changes such as arrhythmias and ischemic areas, among others.
  • Monitored Mental Exercise
    activity performed by yoga instructor that aims to provide a state of relaxation and meditation, which helps reduce anxiety.
  • Tumor Markers
    analysis of tests that check the activity of organs such as lungs, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestines, breasts, ovaries, uterus and prostate.
  • Osteopathy
    method done by expert physiotherapists who conducts joint or visceral maneuvers to stimulate the body to find balance and prevent or remedy diseases.
  • Hormonal Profile
    blood test that measures the activity of all major functions of the glands which may be important for metabolism and mood, among others. Cortisol, the main stress hormone, can be measured before and after the program.
  • Personal Trainer
    individualized physical exercises developed according to the goals to be achieved and to optimize results.
  • Pilates with apparatus
    expert instructors conduct activities that work muscle strength, endurance, breathing and stretching.
  • Craniosacral Therapy
    gentle method of diagnosis and correction that encourages the body's natural mechanisms and helps dissipate the negative effects of stress on the central nervous system.
  • Thermography
    imaging diagnosis, which is non-invasive, painless and done without the use of ionizing radiation or contrast that assesses with high sensitivity, the presence of inflammation in the body structures such as tendons, muscles, nerves and blood vessels, long before the manifestations of pain.
  • Ergonometric Test
    performed by a cardiologist to assess the cardiovascular system during physical effort, and identify possible ischemia. It is essential to exercise safely.
  • Watsu
    The physical educator leads a person to slip into the pool, which provides body freedom and intense relaxation.
  • Individual Yoga
    classes aimed at improving flexibility, breathing and relaxation.

Note: optional activities are indicated according to customer's need, being explained the benefits of each of these to achieve the objectives proposed. Once they have an additional cost, such activities will be scheduled only with consent of the client.