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Clinical Definition of Obesity

Obesity has been recently recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association. Obesity and health problems go hand in hand and as such they appear to be a number of different health risks that are associated with being obese. A typical clinical definition of obesity does not exist but has been defined by different […]

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How the Face Ages

How the Face Ages

Facial aging is a process that is natural and progressive throughout life. But what really happens to the skin as we age? The loss of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, reduce the moisture, suppleness, and elasticity of the skin, causing fine lines and wrinkles to appear. And much more occurs in the aging process.

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How to Treat Obesity

How to Treat Obesity

“Obesity is a well recognized public health problem that affects millions of Americans. It is accompanied by a number of different clinical illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pains and stroke, to name but a few conditions.” The Obesity Problem in America The American obesity problem is huge, with over 34% […]

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Starvation Response

Starvation Response

A lack of food can cause the body to go into starvation mode over time. Starvation mode is a metabolic response to the body being deprived of food. Not eating enough can slow the body’s metabolism, making it harder to lose weight. The body can detect when there’s been a shift in calorie levels and reacts accordingly. With severe food restriction, the body begins to conserve its fuel, stored fat. The result is that you burn less calories. Fortunately, the hcg diet keeps your body out of “starvation mode.”

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The Botox Brow Lift

The Botox Brow Lift

The Botox Brow lift is a procedure that can improve the position and shape of the eyebrow and forehead areas and can reverse the signs of aging. Naturally, as we age, the tightness in our appearance begins to fade. Brows are no exception to that. They begin to sag. Unfortunately, the forehead appears to be […]

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Adult Acne Increase

Adult Acne Increase

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the United States. It affects all ages, races and genders. If you are uncertain about what type of acne you have or what causes it, you should consult a doctor.

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Chemical Peel for Acne

Chemical Peel for Acne

Practically all teenagers suffer from acne at one time or another, but sometimes it’s only a few ‘zits’ or pimples. However acne can be more severe in other teenagers, giving rise to spots called whiteheads, blackheads, and in more severe cases larger red, inflamed spots called cysts. These skin pimples, spots and cysts can change […]

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Sun Tan Lotions And SPF

Sun Tan Lotions And SPF

After a long winter, you may be on your way to build up your tan at the beach. To make sure you don’t get skin cancer, you rub in your favorite SPF 15 sun tan lotion all over your skin at 8 am. Think you are safe? You are not. What Does Sun Do to […]

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Anti-Aging for Men

Anti-Aging for Men

For a long time, it was believed that cosmetic procedures were only sought after by women, but in the recent years there has been a change in this trend. In fact, more and more men are now seeking aesthetic procedures.

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Facial Fillers

Facial Fillers

Deterioration of facial skin is one of the most visible signs of aging. New skin cells are continually created, but there are other substances within and underneath the skin that begin to decline as we age. Collagen is one important element that decreases. This decrease causes skin to begin to sag, and facial depressions and […]

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