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Anti-Aging Tips While at Home

Before / AfterWith all of the anti-aging clinics closed to in-person appointments, including ours, many women are concerned about the signs of aging returning. If you normally get treatments that reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, it can be frustrating to see them return and be unable to do anything about it. While you are waiting on your next in-person appointment for a dermal filler or other treatment, there are a few things you can do at home to limit the signs of aging.

Retinol Creams

Retinol creams are available in almost any drug store, or you can purchase them online. Retinol creams are a good source of Vitamin A for the skin, which is the best natural defense against the formation of lines and wrinkles.  Continue reading “Anti-Aging Tips While at Home”

Planning Ahead: Three Services to Pamper Yourself

SkinCOVID-19 has everyone stuck at home and non-essential services postponed. This is a very stressful time for everyone across the globe. As the curve is flattened and businesses start to reopen, it will be a good idea to pamper yourself a bit to help you destress and face the brave new world. Here are three services we offer that could pamper you.

Facials

A facial doesn’t just improve your skin, it can also be a big mood boost. During your facial, your skin will be exfoliated and cleaned, then refreshed with serums and other treatments. We offer several different options for facials, including: Continue reading “Planning Ahead: Three Services to Pamper Yourself”

The Importance of Continuing Hormone Replacement Therapy

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted menopause care for many women as clinics have closed for all but the most necessary of procedures and appointments. However, if you are taking hormone replacement therapy, you should make an extra effort to ensure that you don’t run out of your HRT prescriptions. If you are having trouble getting HRT during this time, we can assist you through telemedicine. Here are some reasons you should not stop HRT abruptly.

HRT Benefits

There are many benefits of HRT that you will lose if you stop hormone therapy cold turkey. Hormone replacement therapy can decrease or eliminate menopause symptoms such as: Continue reading “The Importance of Continuing Hormone Replacement Therapy”

What You Need to Know About Perimenopause

A lot of women are confused about menopause. Unfortunately, our mothers and grandmothers lived in a time when talking about women’s health was taboo, even in private. Your mother may not have given you any information about the change or how it occurs. In fact, they may not have mentioned it at all.

Perimenopause is the period of your life in which your hormones begin to decrease. Your periods will become irregular and eventually will start tapering off. You can have any of the symptoms associated with menopause during perimenopause, although symptoms will worsen as you get closer to menopause. You have shifted from perimenopause to menopause when you have been without a period for a year. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Perimenopause”

Maintaining a Healthy Diet: How Poor Diet Causes Wrinkles

Among the things you can do at home to combat the signs of aging, maintaining a healthy diet is one of the easiest to control. Many people are not aware of the fact that what you eat has a direct impact on the health and appearance of your skin. While you are stuck at home without your anti-aging treatments, follow these diet recommendations to help prevent new or worsening lines. Continue reading “Maintaining a Healthy Diet: How Poor Diet Causes Wrinkles”

Top Ways to Pamper Your Skin While Waiting for Your Booster

Spa woman applying facial clay maskIf you get Juvederm, Botox, or other injections, you have probably been concerned about the fact that these boosters and dermal fillers are not considered essential. While no one knows how long this will last, it is clear that patients need ways to combat fine lines and wrinkles while waiting on their next treatment. Here are some ways that you can pamper your skin to minimize new lines and wrinkles, as well as prevent current lines and wrinkles from worsening. Continue reading “Top Ways to Pamper Your Skin While Waiting for Your Booster”

How to Avoid Gaining Weight While Staying at Home

weight lossWe have successfully helped many people lose weight, and many patients are currently enrolled in our weight loss programs. We know you worked hard to get here, and we want to make sure that you maintain your weight loss. Stay-at-home orders and other factors can easily contribute to weight gain. Here is what you need to consider to avoid gaining weight while staying at home.

Avoid Being Sedentary

Even if you didn’t regularly exercise before the pandemic, you were probably getting a decent amount of activity just from your everyday life and habits. If you are not an essential employee, you are probably spending most of your time at home. That means you are not getting the exercise that you were previously. Continue reading “How to Avoid Gaining Weight While Staying at Home”

Face Masks

We at Hermann Wellness, like other medical professionals, believe in the use of facial masks when out in public. This may help protect you and others from receiving or transmitting the coronavirus.  In recent studies, up to 25% of people that have the coronavirus lack the symptoms and others could be contagious prior to exhibiting symptoms.  Therefore, individuals could be spreading the virus unintentionally.  We know that the virus can be spread through respiratory droplets that can be spread by talking, coughing, sneezing with or without having symptoms. Continue reading “Face Masks”

Keeping Up with Your Treatment Plan Via Telemedicine

Stay-at-home orders have affected every Florida resident in some way. One of the most frustrating things about the pandemic is that non-essential doctor’s appointments and follow ups are being canceled or rescheduled. 

While we are limited in what we can achieve without lab work and other in-person services, we are able to provide some assistance through telemedicine. Here are some of the areas of our practice where we can help you. Continue reading “Keeping Up with Your Treatment Plan Via Telemedicine”

Safer at Home, Not Suffer at Home

Dr. Anne Hermann explains how telemedicine can keep you safe

On March 26th the American Medical Association published an article supporting health care delivery via phone or email, a service known as telehealth. The AMA cited telehealth as a way to protect patients during a pandemic. CDC guidelines also urge medical providers to offer telehealth to prevent patients from coming to the office and potentially exposing themselves to germs. Continue reading “Safer at Home, Not Suffer at Home”