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Stop Hot Flashes Now Aug 16th, 2019

Hey ladies of a certain age, you can stop the excessive sweating, heat and embarrassment that hot flashes cause. You can be out at dinner with a group of friends when suddenly without warning you find yourself burning up on the inside, pouring with sweat and fanning yourself uncontrollably with...

Hair Restoration with Dr. Riggins Jul 21st, 2019

According to research studies, 25% of women at age 30 struggle with hair loss. The percentage increases in men to 90% at age 35 for those who are concerned about hair thinning, losing hair and male pattern baldness. By the age of 50, 85% of men experience baldness (source: American...

Hormone Disruptors May 1st, 2019

A Hormone Disruptor is a chemical substance that decreases the body’s natural hormones and consequently causes you to feel tired, achy with loss of your natural libido. These chemicals can alter how much hormone is actually circulating in your blood at any given time, as well how effective your body’s...

Make the Right Choice For Buying CBD Oil by Murray J. Riggins, Jr.,M.D. Apr 16th, 2019

With minimal regulations when it comes to the distribution of CBD hemp-based products, you can never be too sure of what you are purchasing. This leaves consumers exposed to the side effects of impure hemp oil CBD. Despite these challenges, it is possible to buy the right CBD oil in...

Five Facts About Laser Hair Removal Apr 11th, 2019

Laser hair removal has seen a surge in popularity in recent years as the technology continues to improve. Those considering this treatment love the idea because it is a relatively safe process of getting rid of unwanted body hair, minus the aggravation of daily shaving. Though waxing and hair removal...

Four Features of Healthy Skin Apr 11th, 2019

It’s been said that our skin is the historian of our activities. Skin blemishes, wrinkles, rough skin, and other issues are all reminders of things we did in the past that may now begin to affect us.  There are many ways to prevent or repair damage to your skin, from...

How to Keep the Weight Off After You Lose It Apr 11th, 2019

Losing weight is no easy feat, but keeping the weight off is another challenge in itself. Here are some of our suggestions for maintaining your target weight: Stick to Healthy Eating Habits  Just because you have lost the weight you have desired, that doesn’t mean you can go back to eating whatever...

Misconceptions About Losing Weight Apr 11th, 2019

Weight loss is a subject fraught with myths and misconceptions. It’s very possible that if you ask five people about their views on weight loss, you will get five different answers. Let us help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to dropping your excess weight: #1: There is a...

Celebrity Weight Loss Stories Apr 11th, 2019

We may count on famous people for entertainment, but we often forget that they are human, just like us. Many of them have struggled with obesity, and we share two of their stories here today.   John Goodman Comes To Terms On screen, John Goodman can be larger than life....

How to Manage Food Portion Sizes to Promote Weight Loss Apr 11th, 2019

Calorie consumption is central to any weight loss effort. Many of us eat without truly understanding our caloric intake, and many of us have weight issues as a result. To maximize your weight loss, you should figure out how many calories are in your meals and manage your portions accordingly....

What is CoolSculpting, and How Does It Work? Apr 11th, 2019

Cryolipolysis, or CoolSculpting, is a technique used to promote weight loss. It is non-invasive and has shown promising results in many studies since being introduced in 2010.Two Harvard scientists developed this method after noticing how the extreme cold of popsicles affected children’s skin. They discovered that when fat was exposed...

Understanding Skin Elasticity and Structure Apr 11th, 2019

As you age, your skin’s dermis becomes thinner and less elastic. The dermis is the middle layer of skin where most of the collagen is located. The thicker the dermis, the more resilient the skin. Thicker, younger skin readily snaps back to its original shape when pulled, but as you...

Benefits of FGXpress PowerStrips Over Other Pain Patches Apr 11th, 2019

Those dealing with lingering joint and muscle pain have many options, from NSAIDs like ibuprofen and aspirin, to natural remedies like capsaicin. However, these methods aren’t localized, so they’re less effective per unit dose. Pain strips and patches may be a better option.Even then, there are plenty of different patches...

IV Nutrient Infusion: Snake Oil, or Legitimate Medicine? Apr 11th, 2019

The modified “Myers’ cocktail,” which consists of magnesium, calcium, B vitamins, and vitamin C, has been found to be very effective against a host of medical illnesses, including acute asthma attacks, migraines, fatigue (including chronic fatigue syndrome), fibromyalgia, acute muscle spasm, upper respiratory tract infections, chronic sinusitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis,...

How Bioidentical Hormones Increase Your Well-Being Apr 11th, 2019

Hormonal imbalances in your body may contribute to a variety of illnesses and medical conditions. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy can help you fight back against these imbalances. Bioidentical hormones are compounded from natural sources to create an exact molecular match of those created by your body. Men and women share the same...

Advantages of CoolSculpting Over Other Fat Reduction Methods Apr 11th, 2019

When exercise and diet aren’t enough to eliminate excess fat, CoolSculpting may be the answer you are looking for. CoolSculpting, one of the only FDA cleared non-surgical methods for fat reduction, uses controlled cooling methods to get rid of fat in stubborn areas of the body. This treatment requires no needles,...

How Smoking Causes Damage to Your Skin Apr 11th, 2019

Smoking causes many diseases, like cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and coronary heart disease. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention it affects nearly every organ in the body negatively. One organ in particular that is harmed immensely by smoking is the skin. The American Medical Association has...

Common Causes of Weight Gain Among Older Adults Apr 11th, 2019

Maintaining a healthy weight is tough, no matter how old you are. But as we grow older, several things may cause our weight to increase as well. As we age, our bodies go through biological changes. These changes contribute to the amount of fat our bodies begin to store. As...

Finally, Restore Your Hair Without Transplant Surgery Apr 11th, 2019

Is your hair thinning? Are you going bald? If you could restore your hair to its natural, full, healthy look and length without super expensive transplant surgery, would you do it? Are you down with PRP? (Yeah, you know me – I couldn’t resist.) Well, you are in luck. Now,...

How to Determine if a Skin Mole is Cancerous Apr 11th, 2019

Keeping an eye on skin moles, freckles, and other imperfections is key to catching skin cancer early. If you have a history of skin cancer in your family, it is even more important to watch your skin moles and consult with your doctor. Skin Cancer Screenings You can perform a...

Who Should Use Bioidentical Hormone Pellets? Apr 11th, 2019

Our bodies produce chemical messengers known as hormones. Hormones help control metabolism, flight and fight responses, the reproductive, cardiovascular, and nervous systems and the thyroid.When hormones become unbalanced, the body’s systems do not function properly, causing you too feel run down and ill. One of the ways you can balance...

Tips for Avoiding Excessive Weight Gain During the Holidays Apr 11th, 2019

Overindulging during the holiday season can lead to excessive weight gain if you are not careful. Here are some of our tips for keeping your weight in check during this time: Portion Control There is nothing wrong with enjoying your favorite holiday meals, but make sure you eat reasonable portions,...

Are Bioidentical Hormone Pellets Safe? Apr 11th, 2019

Aging and medical conditions affecting your endocrine system can wreak havoc with your hormones. Hormonal imbalances and deficiencies attached to menopause or andropause could have a detrimental effect on your sense of well-being. For some, the side effects are unbearable, and their quality of life is adversely affected. Conventional hormone replacement therapy...

Do Low-Fat Diets Work? Apr 11th, 2019

Fats can have devastating effects on your health if they are not balanced properly. But your body needs fat to remain healthy and functional. To minimize the chances of heart disease, blood pressure problems, high cholesterol, and to ultimately lose weight, you need to reduce your fat intake. But striking...