What the Alcat Test Will Do For You

food allergiesMany of us have always had a list of foods that just “don’t agree” with us, and often that list grows over time. Over the holidays, we tend to forego our normal diets and indulge in foods at gatherings and restaurants that confirm our suspicions of having food sensitivity.

Food allergies and food sensitivity symptoms can manifest themselves in the most obvious ways, such as indigestion, upset stomach and pain, irregular bowel movements, hives… Sometimes in less obvious ways that you may not even associate with foods, such as migraines, joint pain, fatigue and cognitive impairment. Continue reading “What the Alcat Test Will Do For You” »

ALL ABOUT KYBELLA®

kybellaWe’re excited to be offering KYBELLA® here at Anne Hermann Wellness! KYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) injection is the first and only FDA-approved treatment that is used to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), commonly called a “double chin.” Kybella is a non-surgical, minimally invasive injectable treatment that PERMANENTLY dissolves fat cells!

Submental fullness, usually referred to as a “double chin,” is a common facial aesthetic condition affecting both women and men that can be caused by aging, weight gain, and sometimes it’s just genetics. Some people who have never struggled with weight gain are just “born with it.” Many who have struggled with weight gain find that even with diet and exercise, they can’t lose that “extra chin.” Continue reading “ALL ABOUT KYBELLA®” »

What is Micro-needling Therapy and What Does It Feel Like?

adult acneOur patients at Anne Hermann Wellness, MD, PA have been very pleased with their results of micro-needling treatments. The entire procedure is done in-office and takes approximately one hour. What does it feel like? Patients have likened the feeling to that of having an electric toothbrush rolled over their skin. We are now offering PRP treatment in conjunction with micro-needling for maximum neocollagenesis and wrinkle reduction. Come in for a FREE consultation, and we’ll discuss with you how micro-needling therapy, PRP therapy, and our full range of cosmetic, integrative medical, holistic and functional medical services can make you look, feel and live healthier! Here’s how it works:

Micro-needling therapy, or collagen induction therapy, is a minimally-invasive non-surgical procedure used effectively for reducing scars caused by acne, chicken pox, injury, surgery, burns, for reducing fine and deep wrinkles, tightening sagging skin, fading stretch marks, correcting dyspigmentation, and overall facial rejuvenation.  The procedure involves the use of an electronic, wand-like micro-needling device to create a minor and controlled skin injury which in turn encourages your skin to produce collagen to repair the treated area. Continue reading “What is Micro-needling Therapy and What Does It Feel Like?” »

Ridding Your Body of Dangerous Toxins with Detoxamin

detoxWe are constantly exposed to toxins in our everyday lives and activities.  When we breathe, eat, drink, shower, brush our teeth, apply makeup and lotions, clean our homes, from wearing laundered and dry-cleaned clothing, driving, medications, smoking/exposure to secondhand smoke, pesticides and pollutants in the air, rain and soil. Heavy metal toxins such as lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, nickel, as well as chemical toxins accumulate in our bodies often at a faster rate than our bodies are able to naturally excrete them. This exposure and accumulation of toxins can cause damage your nervous, immune, cardiovascular systems and even the reproductive systems.

Toxins have been linked to putting you at a higher risk for serious degenerative diseases like cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, Alzheimer’s, Autism, ADD and and many others. At Anne Hermann Wellness, MD, PA, we offer solutions for you to rid yourself of these toxins. Continue reading “Ridding Your Body of Dangerous Toxins with Detoxamin” »