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cheek biting

Cheek biting can be caused by misaligned teeth or behavioral factors. Chewing, biting, or constant pressure on the inside of the cheeks results in lesions or ulcers. A range of treatment options are available to address both the causes and symptoms. While cheek biting often occurs as the result of a misalignment of the teeth or jaw, in certain cases…

Botox Parties

Botox parties are trending throughout the world, luring participants with their fun, approachable atmosphere. Botox parties generally get a bad rep as cases of injuries and botched jobs pile up. Cosmetic procedures can still be a social affair as long as the proper precautions are taken. Receiving Botox injections outside of a medical office is never a good idea. Forget…

Celebrity Butt Augmentation

Celebrity butt augmentations get a lot of media coverage and can often give us an idea of what plastic surgery can do. Plastic surgeons, however, agree that every patient’s proportions and preferences vary. High-profile botched augmentations stand as a good reminder to always seek out a board-certified plastic surgeon for any procedure. Several different methods are available to help you…

Tanning Bed Benefits

UV radiation produced by tanning beds increases the likelihood of developing skin cancer. Other risks include premature skin aging, changes in skin texture, and eye disease. The few benefits of indoor tanning are outweighed by these risks, and can be achieved through safer means. Medical professionals are almost universal in their opposition to indoor tanning beds, which are widely recognized…

Breast Cancer Gifts

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with breast cancer, we often feel powerless about what to say or do. Numerous studies have found that cancer survivors who have a vital emotional support system tend to adjust better to the disruption that cancer imposes upon their lives. Don’t forget that the best gift of all is your time and…

beautiful smile

Smile Direct Club, a teledentistry service, creates invisible braces—a very affordable alternative to traditional metal braces. While invisible braces are popular for straightening teeth, there are a number of health risks involved with at-home dentistry procedures. Smile Direct Club may only be a good option if you require uncomplicated, limited treatment. Invisible braces and retainers have become incredibly popular in recent…

Shingles Vaccines

Shingles first appears as painful blisters on the skin but can end up having serious long-term effects. Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles – 95% of adults are at risk. Shingrix® is a new vaccine that could prevent 97% of all shingles cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 3 people will…

Breast Implants For Bikini Figure Competition

Breast implants within the bodybuilding, physique, figure and bikini divisions are widely accepted and very common. Choosing to have your implants placed above the muscle will have the least impact on your ability to train, but also results in a less natural look. Choosing to have your implants placed below the muscle severely limits your ability to ever truly develop…

Reduce Breast Size

Disproportionately large breasts can lead to physical and emotional distress. Diet can be helpful, but targeted weight loss is a myth. There are no exercises shown to shrink actual breast tissue. Supplements and other 'natural' remedies are not proven to reduce breast size. If you're unhappy with your breast size, you're not alone. Studies show that the majority of women…

Penile Lengthening

The average penis is roughly 3.5 inches flaccid and 5 inches erect, with a circumference of approximately 4.8 inches erect. A 2015 study found that heterosexual women prefer long term partners with penises 6.3 inches in length. For one time sexual encounters, slightly larger penises were preferred at 6.4 inches in length and 5 inches in girth. Held by many as…

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