Juvéderm Voluma® XC for Midface Volume Loss

Posted on: June 2, 2016 by in Blog
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As skin ages its fibroblasts, the cells that produce skin-plumping collagen and skin-tightening elastin, become less effective. A reduction in elastin leads to a more crepey and wrinkled appearance in skin, and lower levels of collagen cause the face to lose its youthful fullness. There are cosmetic applications of the hyaluronic acid filler Juvéderm Voluma® XC that can address some of these changes; within the last few years the FDA approved Juvéderm treatments to correct midface volume Continue Reading ...

Spotting a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Posted on: May 26, 2016 by in Blog
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According to the National Institute of Health, Vitamin B12 is a nutrient responsible for maintaining the body's blood cells and nerves, while it produces DNA. Vitamin B12 prevents a serious type of anemia, which causes people to feel very tired and fatigued. Although there are vegetarian alternatives to B12, these are thought to be less effective than B12 from animal protein.  This type of protein is separated from proteins in the stomach by hydrochloric acid, and is intermixed with a protein Continue Reading ...

Hormone Replacement: BHRT or Synthetic?

Posted on: May 19, 2016 by in Blog
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As women undergo menopause, they experience reduced levels of the hormones estrogen and progesterone. These changes sometimes leads to undesired side effects such as hot flashes, weight gain, vaginal dryness, and reduced bone density, but the synthetic hormones often used to treat the symptoms of menopause can increase risk of cardiovascular effects or breast cancer. Two synthetic hormones compounded risks so dramatically that the Women’s Health Initiative determined the benefits did not Continue Reading ...

Using Botox For Excessive Sweat

Posted on: May 12, 2016 by in Blog
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BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments used today. It is best known as a treatment for the prevention of wrinkles, but is also used for medical treatments, such as migraine headaches. Doctors have also been successfully using BOTOX for excessive sweat since it was approved by the FDA for this use in 2004. Sweating is a normal bodily function that  helps the body regulate its own temperature. It occurs most frequently in hot temperatures, when people exercise, or when Continue Reading ...

Conquer Obesity with HCG Weight Loss Therapy

Posted on: May 5, 2016 by in Blog
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More than one-third of U.S. adults are dangerously overweight. Obesity is currently a leading cause of death in this country. Medical conditions related to obesity can include stroke, heart disease, certain types of cancer and type 2 diabetes. These are some of the leading causes of preventable death. HCG weight loss has received a lot of press of late because of its ability to help people lose weight and keep it off . HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, is a pro-hormone that is produced in Continue Reading ...

BHRT for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Posted on: April 28, 2016 by in Blog
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS, is a fairly common syndrome affecting women of reproductive age.  Symptoms include pelvic pain, problems with acne, a tendency toward weight gain and excessive hair growth in unwanted areas.  A woman's menstrual cycle is often affected as well, with irregular, scanty or even prolonged periods.  Some women also have trouble getting pregnant if they have PCOS.  Normally during a woman's menstrual cycle, an egg or two are produced from the ovaries on a Continue Reading ...

Vitamin B12 is Essential for Energy and Good Health

Posted on: April 21, 2016 by in Blog
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Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin for good health.  It is necessary for healthy nerves, healthy blood cells, and the production of DNA. B12 prevents megaloblastic anemia, a type of anemia where nuclear development has been arrested, and which causes fatigue. The source of natural vitamin B12 is animal protein. Therefore, vegetarians and vegans are at risk of not having enough B12 unless they have supplementation.  Sometimes plant-based foods list B12 on their list of vitamins. The confusion Continue Reading ...

Radiesse® injections for Wrinkle Free Skin

Posted on: April 14, 2016 by in Blog
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While wrinkles are a natural part of aging, those who expose themselves to too much sun, use tanning beds and don't care for their  skin properly, can develop premature, or deeper wrinkles that are not, at all, a natural part of the natural aging process. RADIESSE treatments are excellent for men or women who are unhappy with their moderate to severe facial wrinkles, such as those annoying lines that can appear between the nose and mouth. The solution can also be used to fill out sallow cheeks Continue Reading ...

Using Botox for Headaches

Posted on: April 7, 2016 by in Blog
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The use of Botox for headaches has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Better known for its seemingly miraculous ability to smooth out facial wrinkles and to provide patients with a more youthful appearance, the compound is now being used, with tremendous success for the treatment of frequently occurring migraines.  Botox, or Botulinum toxin, works by paralyzing nerves via a substance called acetylcholine. This substance blocks the muscles and prevents them from contracting, Continue Reading ...

A New You with HCG Weight Loss

Posted on: March 31, 2016 by in Blog
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If you are like most women, you have tried a number of different ways to lose weight. Some of them may not have worked. Others may have worked for a short time. Chances are, none of them had the long-term effect that you were looking for. HCG Weight Loss HCG weight loss is different. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that’s produced by the body during pregnancy. Used for weight loss, the hormone targets the excess fat deposits that women naturally have in their thighs, hips, Continue Reading ...