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Top Yoga Positions to Do at Home

Yoga can be a wonderful practice to add to your lifestyle. Yoga isn’t really about exercise. It’s about deep breathing, relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness. While you might need help getting a regular yoga practice started, you can begin with these yoga poses that should be included in any practice.

Garland pose

This is basically a squat, but it’s done in such a way that releases the lower back and spreads the hips, relieving pressure on the spine. This is especially important for people who have a lot of lower back pain.

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Male Menopause? Men Need Hormones, Too!

Everyone knows all about how women go through menopause (or at least have heard of it). After all, how many jokes are there about women needing hormones? But the fact of the matter is that men need hormones sometimes, too, and there really isn’t any reason to be embarrassed about it. Are you a man experiencing sexual or physical decline? Testosterone therapy might be for you. Here’s what you need to know.

Men can decline in sexual hormones the same as women.

While not all men go through a decrease in hormones, it is very common. When sexual hormones, particularly testosterone, begin to decrease, it can cause a number of issues, including problems with sexual duration or performance. It can also cause problems with urinary issues.

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How to Stop Night Sweats for Good

Are you tired of waking up in the middle of the night to soaked sheets? Tired of having to wake up your partner to change the sheets in the middle of the night? Night sweats can feel gross and be kind of embarrassing, but you don’t have to just put up with them. There are several things you can do to make night sweats few and far between, if not gone for good. Here are some options.

Turn down the thermostat.

It is easy to add or remove layers, but if your home is too warm it is definitely going to contribute to night sweats. Turning down the thermostat before you go to bed is a great way to make sure it isn’t too warm in the house. Sometimes if you wake up sweating just being able to expose yourself to the cooler air of the house can stop a hot flash in its tracks.

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Beating the August Heat: How to Cool Down During Hot Flashes

August is usually the hottest month of the year, and when you are dealing with perimenopause or menopause symptoms it can be especially brutal. Hot flashes and night sweats are two of the most common symptoms that women experience, and when you’re already hot and sweaty, they can seem suffocating and unbearable. 

Luckily, there are some tried and true ways to keep cool during the summer even while you are having hot flashes. Here are some good ways to stop those hot flashes and night sweats in their sweaty tracks.

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Benefits of Facials

You might think of a facial as a way to pamper yourself, but really there are a lot of great benefits to getting a facial. It isn’t just about being pampered. Getting a facial actually has very real benefits for your skin that can make you look healthier and younger.

Clear clogged pores

If you’re suddenly noticing blackheads or zits, you could have clogged pores. For most people not in the midst of hormone fluctuations or changes, acne is most often caused by pores clogged with bacteria, oil, and debris. You can head off acne or resolve it entirely just by getting a clarifying facial that cleans your pores and closes them to keep them healthy.

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Alma Body Sculpting

Do you have stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise? Sometimes no matter how hard you work to get into shape, your body works against you with stubborn areas that just won’t seem to tone regardless of your efforts. You have a lot of possible solutions for this problem, but Alma Accent Prime body sculpting is noninvasive and highly effective.

What Makes Those Spots Stubborn?

If you’ve been working hard to get in shape, those stubborn spots that won’t tone can be troublesome. But what makes them stubborn? The fact is that when you lose weight, especially a significant amount, it can leave you with excess fat and skin that simply isn’t contracting on its own as it should. Over time, the skin can lose elasticity, which makes toning these areas more difficult. Alma body sculpting is a good solution for this specific issue.

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Weight Loss and How It Helps Health

You’ve heard it from nearly every medical professional you have encountered: “You need to lose weight!” But how many times has anyone explained how that weight loss will benefit you? It’s really about more than how you look or what you weigh. It’s about improving your overall physical and mental health. Here are some of the ways that weight loss improves your health.

Physical Health Benefits

There are a lot of reasons to lose weight, and you might be looking for specific improvements related to chronic medical conditions or disorders. Regardless of why you are losing weight, everyone notices improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.

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Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used in Eastern medicine for millennia for many medical conditions and illnesses. It is one of the primary treatment methods in Asia, and for good reason. Regardless of why you are getting acupuncture, there are some health benefits that everyone might enjoy.

Regulates Hormones

There are about 50 hormones that help regulate all of the many processes that make up your body’s function. Health problems are caused or made worse by imbalances in hormones. It doesn’t matter what your gender, you will have hormonal changes and surges at certain times in your life. Acupuncture regulates hormones so that your overall health is improved.

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Dermal Fillers and Their Uses

Here at Mind Body Spirit Care, we offer several different dermal fillers to treat signs of aging. Each dermal filler fights the signs of aging in their own way. Prices can vary, and the same dermal filler right for one person may not be right for another. Here’s what you need to know about the dermal fillers we carry and their uses in anti-aging.

Juvederm

Juvederm is actually the brand name for a complete line of dermal fillers designed to treat every possible sign of aging. We offer three Juvederm products in our office. These three products can treat most lines and wrinkles. The three Juvederm fillers we offer and their uses are:

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Botox Vs. Dysport: Differences and Similarities

Pretty much everyone has heard of Botox and its appealing anti-aging properties. Celebrities have been making Botox one of the most famous nonsurgical cosmetic treatments for reducing forehead lines and crow’s feet, but there are actually other options available today that are sometimes preferable to Botox for a variety of reasons. One of the competitors of Botox is Dysport.

Same Active Ingredient

Botox and Dysport both use the same active ingredient, a neurotoxin called abobotulinumtoxinA. When properly injected into a target area on the face, the neurotoxin forces the muscles to relax. This prevents your face from making repeated facial expressions that cause lines to form. As treatment continues, the lines already apparent can also decrease in severity.

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