You Should Look as Good as You Feel Surgical Weight Loss Options

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    The decision to make a change in your lifestyle is a very personal, and sometimes very difficult one. An often very necessary change that people make in their lives is the decision to lose weight, and although there are countless ways to do so, sometimes surgery is the best option. But before you look into weight loss surgery options though, here are some questions you need to ask.

    Who is eligible for weight loss surgery?

    To be eligible for any kind of weight loss surgery, you must have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher and be at least 80 pounds over your ideal weight. If you have a medical condition in addition to or as a result of your weight (type two diabetes, sleep apnea, heart disease, etc.) there is a greater likelihood that you’ll be considered for surgery Continue Reading

    The Whys, Whats, and Hows of Hair Loss and Hair Replacement

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    Male hair loss is surprisingly common, affecting about 35 million men in the United States alone. Yet despite these large numbers, a relative few seek hair replacement treatments. There’s a lot of information available about hair loss and hair restoration, but it can be intimidating. Here’s a brief rundown of information, meant to open the doors to the truth behind hair loss and possible solutions.

    Why do we suffer from hair loss?

    Hair loss is also known as “alopecia,” and it can be caused by any number of things. Perhaps the most common cause is heredity Continue Reading

    Athletes are Proud of Their Sweat, You Can Be Too

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    Sometimes you like to get a good sweat on. You’ve put in a solid workout at the gym, or you’ve run further or faster than you set out to do. Or maybe you needed to sweat it out in a sauna. In these cases, you will likely be happy with the amount of sweat that pours out of your pores. That is in fact, the intended goal. But for the 1% to 3% of the population who suffer from excessive sweating caused by primary focal hyperhidrosis, the sweat is unwelcome, and sometimes a source of discomfort or embarrassment. In this case, there might be a need for certain hyperhidrosis accessories that help to curb the amount of sweat.

    Hyperhidrosis accessories such as iontophoresis devices
    There are many hyperhidrosis accessories for those looking to alleviate the sweating problem o Continue Reading

    Fresh Faced and Forty-Five — Menopause and Modern Skin Treatments

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      5:00 AM-Hit the gym
      6:00 AM-Breakfast, backpacks, and buses for the kids
      7:00 AM-Conference call and business pitch

    If this busy schedule sounds at all familiar, then you are not alone. More and more women are choosing to “have it all.” A busy professional, family, and personal life can be so rewarding, but it can also be quite stressful.

    Additionally, as women age it becomes harder to keep that stress from showing in the body, the face, and the skin. Between the ages of 45 and 55, most women go through the hormonal changes of menopause and experience a significant shift in the way their bodies reacts to self-care. Treatments such as hormone replacement therapy can help relieve the pain of hot Continue Reading

    Why Urgent Care Facilities Make the Most Sense

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    Many people have had the experience or have been through the experience with a loved one, of needing emergency care. The traditional route for most people seeking emergency care is to visit the emergency room of the local hospital. What also comes with a traditional visit to the emergency room is the traditional long, agonizing wait for a doctor to treat an injury and recommending a follow-up visit with your regular doctor. Not many emergency room visits are pleasant. Most people would much rather be treated by a doctor familiar with them in a place that is also familiar. That is why next care urgent care is the emergency room care of the future, available right now.

    What is urgent care? Next ca Continue Reading

    The Advantages Of In Home Elder Care

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    Elder care is something that all of us will likely have to consider in the future, either for ourselves or our loved ones. While it was once commonplace to have people placed in retirement homes, it’s become increasingly evident that private home health care for seniors is perhaps a better option. With many recent news stories centered on elder abuse in retirement homes, many have become concerned about the quality of life offered in commercialized elder care. Furthermore, private care offers a more individualized experience that focuses on the single person’s needs rather than the needs of a large group. Help at home services could be the answer for those who need help, but don’t want to be just one among Continue Reading

    3 Important Tips for Getting New Medical Spa Clients in 2016

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    Did you know that the average Botox patient is between the ages of 40 and 59? If you?re looking to get more consumer interest in your clinic, there?s a few things you should keep in mind about your demographic in order to make sure you are targeting them correctly. It could be the difference between coasting through the year and making a killing in new clients and referrals. Here?s a few tips for 2016.

    Make Use of Social Media and Other Accounts

    The first thing people do these days when they?re interested in receiving a good or service is to Google it. This is especially common in the case of things like Botox and chemical peels. One thing you should consider is giving your patients a discount if they allow you to post before/after photos to your social media accounts. This ca Continue Reading

    Urgent Care Vs ER When and Where Should I Go?

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    When it comes to minor injuries and illnesses, the emergency room is often the destination of choice for many people. After all, how often is your local doctor on call when your child sprains their knee after jumping off the banister at 6 pm on a Sunday? The answer to that, is not often at all. And while emergency care might seem like the best and most obvious place to go when something goes wrong, the emergency room may actually be the last place you or your loved ones want to be.

    All hours of the day, waiting rooms are packed to the gills with patients waiting to be seen for a number of ailments. When your ailment isn?t considered serious enough, you are forced to wait for hours on end. And sometimes, patients are sent home with little answers and a $1,000 medical bill in hand. While emergency c Continue Reading

    Electromagnetic Sensitivity in Expecting Mothers and Young Children

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    The negative effects of cell phone and other technological radiations are still not properly researched. There is not enough information for research professionals to go on, as the popularity of technology is still somewhat new. There have, however, been preliminary reports regarding the harmful effects of the radiations that technology emits. This should be a concern for parents with young children, pregnant mothers and those with health concerns. These types of people or empaths are highly sensitive to electromagnetic sensitivity. They are at a greater risk for the harmful effects of these rays. Fortunately, there are already options for those wanting to protect themselves against these radiation rays.

    It was concluded even in 2007 that existing public safety limits for EMF were inadequate to pro Continue Reading

    Medical Conditions You Didn’t Know Marijuana Could Treat

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    Modern medicine is incredible. Many diseases that used to be a death sentence to a patient can now be managed and even cured through modern developments in medicine. However, many people don’t understand that the medicine they take to treat one ailment is made up of a cocktail of chemicals, toxins, and poisons that can have other negative impacts on the body. There is always a trade-off when you were putting these unnatural substances in your body; while it may fix one problem, you may be creating another, possibly worse, issue.

    Thankfully, one solution that has only recently become legal is medical marijuana. Unlike a toxic chemicals that are in commonly used medications, the treatment provided by medical marijuana doctors are straight from the earth, natural for the body, and do not harm anoth Continue Reading

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