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Preparing for Dermal Fillers: 4 Things You Should Do

September 26, 2022

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woman who has prepared for dermal fillers

When you have work done to improve your appearance, most of the time, you simply sit back and let the provider do everything for you. But sometimes, the procedure comes with a list of things you should and shouldn’t do in the days leading up to it. Getting dermal filler injections is no different. Here are four things you need to do to prepare for dermal fillers so that you don’t experience swelling and bruising, the two most common side effects of this treatment.

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Vitamin B12 Shots: What Do They Do for Weight Loss?

September 13, 2022

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woman wanting weight loss measuring and learning about B12 shots

When it comes to losing weight, you don’t want to take ineffective shortcuts or fads, but you know that you may need some help. While eating healthy and exercising are critical to a sustainable lifestyle, you may not have control over your metabolism—that’s where Vitamin B12 injections come in! In this post, you’ll learn why you should consider B12 shots, what they do, and how often you may need them.

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Do You Have Time for BOTOX?

August 26, 2022

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person getting BOTOX in time for an event

After looking closely at your face in the mirror, you notice that you skin is showing signs of aging on your forehead and around your eyes. You’re not ready to succumb to wrinkles, so you decide to get BOTOX injections to turn back the clock.

However, looking ahead at your schedule, you have several important events coming up (perhaps a class reunion, a big business meeting, or re-entering dating) for which you want to look your best as well. But will the timing of your BOTOX treatments work out to your advantage? Here we answer your questions about how long BOTOX lasts, how often you can get it and other essential information!

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Steroid or Cortisone Injections: Is There a Difference?

August 12, 2022

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person getting a cortisone injection on their wrist

Your knee is killing you because your arthritis is acting up again. You’ve tried icing them and taking pain relievers, but the discomfort won’t go away, limiting your activity and mobility. You’ve heard of some people getting a cortisone shot to help hurting joints, but you may not know exactly what that is. Should you ask your medical team for a steroid shot instead? What’s the difference between that and a cortisone injection? Keep reading to learn more!

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4 Signs That You Could Use B12 Injections

July 28, 2022

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tired man who needs B12 injections

As part of your health goals, you decide to eat nutritious foods, exercise, drink plenty of water, and even take vitamin supplements. However, you still don’t feel like your body is functioning as it should. There may be something missing from your routine—B12! While this vitamin can be absorbed through meat in your diet, some require an injection for the best results. How can you tell that you need these supplement injections to give your body that extra push in the right direction? Check out these four signs of B12 deficiency.

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Are You Too Old for BOTOX?

July 12, 2022

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woman smiling because she’s not too old for BOTOX

You know you have little wrinkles around your eyes and forehead, but you’ve told yourself that they aren’t that bad. Then one day you see a photo of yourself from 10 or even 20 years ago. You realize that your wrinkles are more pronounced than you thought!

People are on average about 35 years old when they start BOTOX treatments, but what if you are solidly in your 40s, 50s, 60s, or beyond? Are you too old to benefit from BOTOX injections? Time may be passing, but it’s not too late to take advantage of BOTOX!

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Medical Weight Loss without Surgery: 3 Steps to Follow

June 24, 2022

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person stepping on the scale after medical weight loss without surgery

Whether you’ve been overweight your entire life or you’ve put on some extra pounds since having a baby or the beginning of the pandemic, losing weight can feel intimidating. Especially if you need to lose a significant amount, you may have thought about seeking medical help for weight loss, but surgery seems so extreme. But medical weight loss without surgery is possible! In fact, there are three simple steps you can take to avoid going under the knife.

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Botox for Facial Scars: Helping in the Healing Process

June 8, 2022

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person smiling after getting Botox for facial scars

If you’re like most people, your face is the most prominent, eye-catching feature about your body. After all, most social media profiles show only your face! However, if you are going to undergo a facial procedure or if you have recent facial trauma, you could have fresh scars that could detract from your appearance or hinder your self-esteem.

The good news is that Botox could be an option for reducing these scars and helping you feel confident in yourself again! Keep reading to learn how this treatment for wrinkles could make a huge difference and reduce your scars as you heal.

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5 Types of Dermal Fillers and Deciding to Turn Back the Clock

May 28, 2022

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woman getting dermal filler on her face

When you inspect yourself in the mirror, do you generally like what you see? Perhaps years of laughter and smiling have caught up with you and are showing on your face. Maybe you’re not happy with how thin your lips look or how your skin is starting to lose elasticity and volume.

Well, you don’t have to turn to a plastic surgeon or undergo painful surgery to take those years off your appearance. Through dermal fillers, just a few injections, your face can look more youthful. Keep reading to learn about the types of fillers and why they are worth your time.

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BOTOX Side Effects You Should Know About

May 13, 2022

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person getting BOTOX injections even with side effects

You hate to admit it, but those wrinkles on your face are starting to show your age. You could just take what nature has given you as the years pass by, but can you make the clock slow down? Can you hold onto your youthful appearance for longer? With BOTOX anti-aging treatment, it’s possible!

As a responsible adult, you probably want to know the potential side effects of any treatment you’re considering. Read on to learn about how BOTOX could negatively affect you in the short term while it makes you look younger.

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