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hair loss

Telogen effluvium (TE) is one of the leading causes of hair loss. It can affect people at any age and for a wide variety of reasons, meaning there’s a good chance that if you haven’t already experienced some form of this condition, you might in the future. Fortunately, TE is often short-lived and largely reversible, and in fact, the more…

dr dave, tattoo removal

As the founder of Fresh Start, a not-for-profit organization that helps the previously incarcerated transition back into society, Dr. David Ores -- a.k.a Dr. Dave to his patients on the Lower East Side of Manhattan -- is set on offering free tattoo removal services to thousands of former inmates across the country. In the beginning... The origins of Fresh Start…

c-section scar healing

The darker your skin, the thicker your c-section scar might be. Most doctors agree that surgery shouldn’t be your first option when treating C-section scars. If you plan on having more children, it is best to not have the scar addressed surgically and you should stick to non-invasive treatments. Some surgeons consider laser treatments to be the most effective of…

woman in heels

Does the idea of using injectable fillers like Juvederm or Retsylane on your cheeks and lips make you feel squeamish? Well, if so, brace yourself, because there's a whole lot more that can be done. Experienced health care providers around the globe are not only treating those areas, but getting really creative with their use of injectable fillers in general, from the…

green tea for weight loss

Green tea contains several substances that may promote weight loss, like caffeine, catechin, and antioxidants. While many people have experienced positive results, no significant studies prove that it’s effective. Health and wellness experts say there’s no harm in consuming green in moderation. Dieticians and physicians agree: maintaining a healthy body weight can prolong your life significantly, helping to lower your…

Side effects of Herbal Supplements

Herbal supplements are a popular alternative to conventional prescription drugs. Although there are a number of risks associated with many herbal supplements, the natural medicine industry remains largely unregulated. It is important to be aware of these risks and talk to your doctor before incorporating dietary supplements into your treatment plan. Pharmaceutical drugs might play a dominant role in Western…

Recent advances build on past studies into the regenerative potential of stem cells. Clinical human trials have shown stem cell infusions to be both safe and effective. Several clinics now offer experimental and non-approved stem cell rejuvenation treatments. Science has long looked to stem cell therapy as the proverbial “fountain of youth.” It’s clear that many researchers believe stem cells…

Telomere FAQ

Telomeres are repeating sequences of DNA at the end of chromosomes that helps conserve their integrity. Telomeres get shorter each time a cell divides, acting as a stopwatch that countdowns to aging. In the fight against aging, stopping or reversing telomere shortening is a topic that continues to be studied. Telomeres play a role preserving the integrity of your chromosomes.…

BioCell

BioCell Collagen is a proprietary ingredient added to supplements that allegedly boosts skin and joint health. It’s a blend of type II collagen, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate, which is supposed to work in synergy to deliver youthful skin. The makers cite several clinical studies that show BioCell Collagen is effective but more research may be needed. Branded as a natural…

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy can supposedly burn up to 800 calories in a few minutes. Medical studies linking cryotherapy to weight loss remain inconclusive. The FDA has not approved cryotherapy as a medical treatment. Side effects can be serious if the treatment isn’t administered properly. What if you could lose weight by standing in a deep-freeze tank (up to 250 degrees below Fahrenheit)…

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