Are you starting to see the signs of aging? Maybe you just want to head off those lines and wrinkles before they have a chance to fully form. Regardless of your reasons for getting them, aesthetic fillers have many benefits and advantages. Here are just a few.
Smoothing Fine Lines and Wrinkles
The primary reason to use dermal fillers is to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Fillers plump the skin from the deepest layers, which can fill in and smooth out those lines and wrinkles you have started to see crop up. Fillers can be used to treat lines and wrinkles around the eyes, mouth, or between the brows.
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Getting a facial doesn’t just have to be a pampering experience. Facials along with other treatments can help you keep your skin beautiful and fight the signs of aging. Microneedling is a great treatment to use in conjunction with facials. There are many benefits to combining these two treatments.
What Is Microneedling?
Microneedling is a process in which tiny wounds are made in the surface of the skin to promote collagen and elastin production. An infusion of natural collagen and elastin will help the skin have a better texture, as well as being plumper. Collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid are all important in the body for keeping the skin healthy and beautiful.
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Yoga was once considered the “exercise” of new-agers, young people, and active moms, but yoga therapy is actually very beneficial to your mind, spirit, and body. Therapeutic yoga can be used to treat a number of conditions, both psychological and physiological. Here are some of the key benefits of therapeutic yoga.
Improved Mental Health
Studies have shown that therapeutic yoga can greatly improve symptoms in people with anxiety, depression, PTSD, and even schizophrenia. However, even if you do not have one of these conditions, yoga will still improve your mental health. It can greatly reduce stress, which can improve many health conditions as well.
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Our bodies come into contact with toxins every day, and most of them are relatively harmless to the human body simply because the body automatically flushes it from the system. However, there are some compounds, such as heavy metals, that do not flush from the system naturally. For these issues, chelation therapy is necessary. It can also be useful for other conditions. Here’s what chelation therapy is and what it can be used for.
What Chelation Therapy Is
Chelation therapy is an intravenous therapy that removes heavy metals and other substances from the body. It is made up of special chemicals that are designed to bond to metals in the blood. They are then flushed from the body through your urine. It can be done very quickly in an afternoon appointment.
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As we age, our bodies change dramatically. One of the changes that most men and women undergo is a reduction in sexual hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. For women, this change is called menopause; while for men, it is called andropause. While hormone replacement therapy isn’t necessary all the time, there are some signs that bioidentical hormone therapy might be right for you.
One of the primary symptoms of not having the right levels of hormones is fatigue. Fatigue goes beyond just being tired. When you are fatigued, you feel as though you did not sleep at all, even though you may have slept for many hours. No amount of sleep seems to be enough, you wake up tired, and no amount of coffee helps you get started in the morning.
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Chronic pain sufferers are often looking for new ways to manage their pain. Especially in light of the reported dangers of many pain medications, it is more important than ever to find other ways to manage your pain. Acupuncture is a form of pain management that is completely natural and effective.
What Is Acupuncture?
Most people have heard of acupuncture, but do you really know what it is? Acupuncture is more than just placing needles in the skin. The practitioner is knowledgeable about the human body and how certain parts of the body affect other parts. With this knowledge, they can place the needles strategically to bring about different results, such as pain management.
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Most people have heard of Botox because it has been a preferred treatment for celebrities for years. Botox and Dysport are both treatments that contain a specific type of neurotoxin called A botulinum toxin. They both work by relaxing muscles to promote a desired effect, such as reducing lines and wrinkles caused by repetitive facial expressions. However, Botox and Dysport have several differences.
Differences in Makeup
Botox is made up of a specific type of A botulinum toxin called onabotulinumtoxinA, or ONA, while Dysport is made up of a type of A botulinum toxin called abobotulinumtoxinA, or ABO. Both of these are effective for relaxing facial muscles to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Their manufacturing process is also different, which means that the nontoxin proteins that they contain are different. This difference in makeup means that Dysport has a faster onset and lasts longer than Botox.
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Have you noticed a decline in your overall health? Do you know that you need to make lifestyle changes but have no idea how to proceed? These challenges are what First Line Therapy is all about. Here’s what you need to know about First Line therapy and how we use it in our practice.
What Is First Line Therapy?
First Line Therapy is a unique program from Metagenics that allows medical practitioners to help their patients make lasting lifestyle changes. The program was developed in response to the need for lifestyle changes to improve overall health. Most people can improve their health and even decrease reliance on medications and treatments by making lasting lifestyle changes.
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Have you been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder? Many people suffer from thyroid disorders such as hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, nodules, or goiters. Regardless of your diagnosis, you may not be reliant on pharmaceutical remedies. If you are interested in a better way to treat thyroid disorders, read on.
Finding the Root Cause
There is no one root cause of thyroid disorders. In order to fully treat the thyroid condition, it is vital to discover the root causes of this and other health conditions. With holistic and integrated medicine, the entire body is treated as a whole. This means that your doctor will work to find all of the potential root causes of your thyroid condition and treat each one with holistic methods.
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Thousands of women in the United States have a delicate problem that few want to talk about. That’s right, ladies. We’re talking about vaginal laxity, vaginal dryness, and all the problems that can come in conjunction with that. Whether the problem stems from genetics, vaginal childbirth, or simply advancing years, you don’t have to suffer in silence anymore.
What Is FemTouch?
FemTouch is a new technology that allows us to offer vaginal rejuvenation. FemTouch uses a CO2 laser to direct energy into the tissues of the vagina. The laser causes ablation and coagulation, which triggers the body’s own healing responses with an increase in collagen. It also reactivates and improves urogenital structures. All of this means that, within a few months of treatment, you could have incredible results.
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