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ulthera

Non-surgical, non-invasive aesthetic procedures work by causing controlled damage that jump-starts tightening, skin rejuvenation or weight loss. If you've got nagging flaws you want to fix but are hesitant to go under the knife, there’s no shortage of non-surgical options. Whether it's fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin, or unwanted pockets of fat, doctors are making use of the latest scientific breakthroughs…

Snoring

A good night’s rest is no light matter: The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) warns that chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems alike are closely linked to hypertension, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression and a laundry list of other health complications. And, according to the NSF, one of the biggest contributors to a poor night’s sleep is snoring — it…

Waist Trainers for Men

Most waist trainers are Neoprene wraps, vests, or athletic T-shirts that fit close to the body. Although most people associate waist trainers with women, many products have been developed for men. On average, waist trainers should not cost more than $25. For most men, the idea of using a waist trainer is something we usually associate with women. This shouldn’t…

Fibroadenoma

The vast majority of the lumps women find in their bosoms are not malignant tumors. They are much more likely to be relatively harmless cysts, or a fibroadenoma. Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions on fibroadenoma symptoms, causes and treatments. What is a fibroadenoma? A fibroadenoma is a benign breast tumor that’s typically found in younger…

Best hair dryers

Since the 1900’s people have been trying to dry their hair faster and do it with flare. You may have seen old photos of women sitting in a salon with their head under a hair dryer that looked like a large lamp shade. Those days are pretty much behind us since the advent several decades ago of the portable hair…

cellulite on the legs

Cellulite is one of the most common aesthetic concerns among women of all ages, and while many products and procedures advertise their remarkable results in combating the condition, few live up to their promises. We asked five board-certified skin care specialists which cellulite removal treatments they believe to be the most effective – and which ones should be avoided. What…

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 TE is often short-lived and largely reversible with proper treatment What is Telogen Effluvium? Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss characterized by diffuse thinning of the hair (or diffuse alopecia). In…

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…

Does Deodorant Cause Cancer?

There are many misconceptions surrounding the potential risks of using deodorants and antiperspirants. Certain ingredients are linked to consumers’ concerns that antiperspirants could be linked to cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. There are currently no studies that justify these concerns; research shows no long-term risk from use of these products. Online information is notoriously unreliable when it comes to potential links…

non-surgical facelift

With the range of current technologies and procedures available, people don’t want to, or more importantly, don’t have to, go under the knife.  If your goal is to restore your youthful glow, you can use a combination of non-surgical procedures to achieve a natural looking facelift without surgery, even well into your 60s. In many cases, you can even schedule…

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