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At What Age Can You Start BOTOX Treatment?

May 10, 2024

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woman getting BOTOX injection above her nose

For many years, men and women alike have relied on BOTOX to lessen the appearance of their existing wrinkles, but nowadays, people are becoming more proactive. Young adults want to take advantage of BOTOX sooner as preventative treatment! So, at what age should you consider starting BOTOX treatment? How exactly does it work anyway, and how can it be used preventatively? Continue reading to learn the answers!


Finding the Truth: 5 Myths about Dermal Fillers

April 24, 2024

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A myth starts out as a small rumor, a guess from someone who doesn’t really know the truth. Unfortunately, myths can spread and become pervasive, causing confusion and misinformation. As a result, in beauty, people who could benefit from a certain treatment could hesitate or elect not to get it. Dermal fillers are one treatment that has a lot of myths attached to it. Here are some of the most common myths and the truths behind them.


Fight Aging: Feel Your Best Through Testosterone Replacement Therapy

April 13, 2024

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smiling older man outside with his arms folded

In a woman’s life, there are key moments when her hormones change: puberty, pregnancy, post-partum, perimenopause, and menopause. In these situations, it’s important for those around her to be supportive and understanding as well as give her treatment she needs to feel her best again.  

Men’s hormones are much more stable after puberty, right? They, in fact, can shift in their lifetime! When a man gets older than 40, his testosterone slowly drops over time, bringing about his own hormonal changes. In this case, he too needs treatment to feel his best.

Keep reading to learn what role testosterone plays for men, how treatment can help, and other information about this therapy.


Can Diet Help with Hypothyroidism?

March 29, 2024

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woman holding her throat with thyroid highlighted

A well-balanced diet is a powerful thing. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and even meats offer nutrients that can keep your body properly fueled and working optimally. Along the same vein, harmful or inferior foods, such as those that are heavily processed, can interfere with natural processes and gum up the system.

If you have an underactive thyroid, a condition called hypothyroidism, you may be wondering if changes to your diet could help. Learn more about this issue and how best to address it.


Should You Try the “Oatzempic” Diet from TikTok?

March 14, 2024

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You can’t always believe everything you see on the internet—especially on social media sites. On TikTok, a diet called the “Oatzempic” challenge has become more and more popular with its play on words from the Ozempic shots that have shown to result in significant weight loss. While influencers may claim that they’ve lost 40 pounds in two months or other startlingly fast results with the Oatzempic challenge, medical professionals are more cautious and practical about this diet. Keep reading to learn why you should be too.


More Than a Pretty Face: Don’t Hesitate to Get BOTOX

February 28, 2024

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hands filling a syringe with BOTOX

When you gaze in the mirror, you see little signs that you’re getting older. It doesn’t look like you staring back. On your forehead and around your eyes, wrinkles are starting to stay even when you’re not laughing or smiling. Deep down, you want to do something about it, but you hesitate to get anti-aging treatment like BOTOX maybe because you don’t know much about it.

For instance, did you know that improving your appearance can help your mental health? Did you know it is used for more than just wrinkles? Learn more about BOTOX and see if it could be right for you.


Could Cold Laser Therapy Be Right for You?

February 16, 2024

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person’s elbow being treated with a cold laser

Using lasers to heal—it sounds like something out of science fiction. While you may not be able to have outer space travel or laser swords or guns, cold laser therapy is a reality now! In medicine and physical therapy, it is used to speed up the healing process and help the body recover from injury.

Learn the basics about this revolutionary treatment by continuing to read the content below.


Weight Loss with PCOS: How to Get Results

January 29, 2024

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woman holding a paper with PCOS on it

If you live with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), you’re no stranger to struggles. This condition can lead to hormone imbalances, irregular menstruation, occasional cysts on ovaries, and elevated insulin resistance. As a result, those with PCOS often also struggle to maintain a healthy, moderate weight. Fortunately, making changes to diet, activity, and lifestyle can help with weight loss!


Avoid the Knife: 4 Weight-Loss Alternatives to Surgery

January 16, 2024

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gloved hand holding a scalpel

Does the thought of having to undergo weight-loss surgery fill you with fear? Does it make the process of medical weight loss feel too intense to try?

At all costs, you want to avoid surgery. Even though you aren’t conscious during surgery, the aftermath and recovery can be long, uncomfortable, and arduous. To many, the idea of medical weight loss surgery can seem drastic and overly invasive. Isn’t there a better way to shed the excess pounds? Fortunately, there are several alternatives that help you achieve the results you want.


New Skin, New You: 4 Treatments to Start Your New Year Off Right

December 19, 2023

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group of friends celebrating on New Year’s Eve

Are you a glass half empty or half full type of person? At the end of the year, you have two types of people: those who feel older and sadder as another year ends and those who see the new year as an opportunity to make changes and improvements for the better. Which one applies to you?

When it comes to your age and appearance, you can’t reverse the number you’ve reached, but that doesn’t mean you have to show signs of aging. With this new year, take advantage of available treatments that can help you turn back the clock and look as young as you feel.

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