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.
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.
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.
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 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:
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.
Have you been noticing changes to your vagina? If so, you are not alone. There are several events in a woman’s life that can affect the health and condition of your vagina, but you don’t have to live with the changes. With minimally invasive FemTouch, you can restore your vagina to its previous state.
What Is FemTouch?
FemTouch is a carbon dioxide laser treatment for vaginal rejuvenation. The device allows for very controlled ablation and coagulation of the vaginal walls. The laser is used to remove tissue and clots in the area for faster healing and less discomfort. This stimulates new collagen production and remodels the vagina.
Do you have small areas of stubborn fat that just won’t tone or slim down, no matter how much you diet and exercise? This is actually a very common problem, and there are a lot of possible solutions. If you want to contour your body with a noninvasive treatment, Accent Prime could be your solution.
Why Body Contouring?
Body contouring can give a big boost to your self-esteem, as well as make clothing fit better and more comfortably. Women, in particular, can have a very hard time finding clothing that fits properly if you have just one stubborn area, such as upper thighs. Although they do vary, women’s sizes are based on waist and hip measurements, as well as leg length. It can be difficult to find pants that fit properly if you have stubborn fat in areas not measured.
Here at Mind Body Spirit Care, we take pride in helping people live full, happy lives. But, in these uncertain times, it can seem more difficult than ever to lead a healthy, active lifestyle.
We want to help and support you through these hard times by providing resources for at-home use. We’re currently living in an uncertain world, but we can get through it together by staying safe, connected, and motivated.
Our At-Home Chair Yoga Practice
To help you stay physically and mentally healthy in this period of social isolation, we’ve recorded a short chair yoga practice that you can complete at home. Yoga is a wonderful tool for staying active, relieving stress, and finding mental clarity. Even with chaos in the world around us, yoga can help us find moments of peace and gratitude. This chair yoga practice is great for both beginners and seniors, as well as anyone seeking a gentle at-home workout.
In this practice, we’ll move through a variety of positions designed to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. We’ll also focus on listening to our bodies to find a feeling of inner peace.
The Benefits of Yoga For Turbulent Times
Yoga can hugely benefit your lifestyle in this difficult period. You can complete a yoga workout with a limited amount of space – whether it be in your kitchen, bedroom, or living room – making it an easy at-home workout. Plus, yoga combines the benefits of meditation with stretching and strengthening, working to keep your body healthy while increasing mindfulness and a sense of calm.
Chair yoga is a safe, low-impact way to enjoy the benefits of yoga. By staying seated, seniors and individuals with limited flexibility can safely complete all of the exercises in this practice. In our gentle, 25-minute routine, you can build strength and balance, boost circulation, and find relief from anxiety.
We want to support your mental and physical wellbeing in any way that we can. Even from a distance, we hope that this virtual resource will provide you with comfort and strength in these hard times.
Women are well aware that menopause comes for all women, but not all women can recognize the signs and symptoms of menopause. Sometimes symptoms such as irregular or infrequent periods can be caused by other reproductive matters. It is important to discuss all symptoms with your doctor. If you suspect that you are entering the great change of life, seeing your doctor will ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.
Signs of Menopause
In addition to irregular periods of decreasing frequency, there are several symptoms and signs that a woman has entered menopause. Some of the most common symptoms are night sweats, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness or laxity. Some women may also experience stress or urgency incontinence due to a weakening of the vaginal walls and pelvic floor. Mood swings are also common.
Every woman goes through it eventually. As we age, our bodies change. One of those changes has to do with sexual hormones. A woman’s hormones decrease gradually at first, then faster as menopause progresses.
When your hormones first start to fall, you may not have a lot of symptoms. Symptoms may be sporadic or nonexistent. You may notice some minor differences, such as decreased lubrication during intercourse or brief hot flashes. As symptoms start to appear, they can range in severity and frequency.
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.