Many factors contribute to facial wrinkles such as aging, bone loss, sun exposure, smoking and even years of muscle movement. The good news is that this can be improved with a number of facial fillers also known as injectables or dermal fillers that can provide temporary to long-lasting solutions to maintain a youthful and more beautiful appearance. Some are afraid of such treatments because they are not knowledgeable or afraid to look fake, scared of discomfort or downtime. There are many reasons, but people should not be afraid of this wonderful low risk treatment. Continue reading “What Can Dermal Fillers Do for Me and Which One Should I Use?” »
Loose, sagging skin is a frustrating and unwanted side effect of aging, losing weight, and pregnancy. Fortunately, the technology now exists to achieve long-lasting skin tightening and body contouring without the need for any downtime or invasive surgery. This advanced platform is called the Alma Accent™, and it has the potential to completely transform your body. Continue reading “Tight, Firm Ski Isn’t Out of Your Reach” »
Age impacts the body in a variety of ways, especially on the face in the form of wrinkles, lines, and folds. Fortunately, companies like Allergan have formulated dermal fillers that can subtly, naturally, and effectively replace the facial volume lost with time in order to fill and eliminate unwanted wrinkles. Juvederm Vollure™ XC, which received its FDA approval in March 2017, is the newest addition to Allergan’s Juvederm family of fillers. It is the first and only hyaluronic acid filler using Vycross technology to be FDA approved for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds for up to 18 months.
Dermal fillers have become famous for their ability to immediately add lift and volume to the face, from smoothing away wrinkles to reversing midface volume loss. Many fillers utilize hyaluronic acid and other formulas to deliver these instant results that last between six months and two years before fading. Another dermal filler, Sculptra, recently hit the market and has attracted a loyal following by taking a different path to youthfulness. Continue reading “If You Want a Dermal Filler Different than the Rest, Choose Sculptra” »
You may have heard by now that Juvederm just released its newest FDA-approved dermal filler named Vollure. By utilizing hyaluronic acid with a special VyCross technology, Juvederm Vollure makes it possible to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and wrinkles like never before. In fact, the results are clinically proven to last a full 18 months! This just begins the list of reasons that it’s worth your time to give Vollure a try. Continue reading “Why Use Vollure, Juvederm’s Newest Facial Filler?” »
We all want to look and feel our best, and clinical research has found that glutathione is capable of stimulating collagen and providing optimum health.
Of the many epidemics currently impacting America, obesity is one of the most significant, because it isn’t just affecting adults. Nearly 20 percent of adolescents aged 12-19 are obese, and that statistic has tripled in the last 30 years! Since obesity also places the body at risk of serious conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea, it has never been more important for teens to receive the help they need to overcome obesity. Continue reading “OPTIFAST Could Be the Key to Your Teen’s Weight Loss” »
It’s no secret that wrinkles and lines in the skin are the main targets of anti-aging beauty treatments, but the lips are also gaining attention recently for the role they can play in helping to achieve a youthful and sexy appearance. This is why Juvederm, the popular family of dermal fillers, recently released and gained FDA approval for Volbella XC, a filler that can be used for lip augmentation and the correction of perioral rhytids.
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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) doesn’t exactly pop up in conversation regularly, and most people have no idea that a MTHFR gene mutation could be the root of their health problems. If you are showing signs of the gene mutation, are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, the MTHFR test is a very valuable tool that can help you improve your health.
The Basics About Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase
MTHFR is an enzyme that helps the body use folate, also known as vitamin B9, in the way it is intended. Folate, not to be confused with its synthetic form folic acid, is a critical nutrient in the body because it assists with DNA synthesis and repair, encourages cell and tissue growth, supports normal fetal development in pregnant women, and even promotes sperm viability in men. The importance of folate to a healthy body and developing baby cannot be underestimated, so it makes sense that people lacking the MTHFR enzyme struggle from health problems. Continue reading “Understanding the MTHFR Gene Mutation and Its Impact On Your Body” »
If you don’t smoke and you lead a relatively healthy life, it’s easy fall into the perception that your body is not burdened by any health problems. Unfortunately, this isn’t true for most people. Due to the nature of our food system and the polluted state of our environment, heavy metals can easily sneak into the body and cause unrealized health consequences. From lead and mercury to cadmium and metalloid arsenic, the heavy metals in your body could be dragging you down.
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