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What to Expect from Juvederm

Juvederm is an injectable hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is used to provide facial wrinkle and fold corrections. These corrections typically last 9-12 months depending on the patient and provide smoother and younger looking skin.

Hyaluronic acid is found in the body as a naturally occurring sugar. When created into a smooth gel and injected, …

Alzheimer’s and Medical Marijuana

Currently, one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States is Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a neural degenerative disease that leads to memory deprivation. Amyloid plaques or protein deposits trigger the disease. Symptoms include severe loss of memory, speech problems and mood swings. Alzheimer’s typically affects those over the age of …

Cancer and Medical Marijuana

One of the most frightening things in the world is a cancer diagnosis. One of the first questions that come to mind after receiving the news is treatment and what options are available to you.

The two common treatments for many different types of cancer are chemotherapy and radiation. However, there has been ground breaking …

The Stress Triad and Reducing Stress

Flight or Fight

In today’s world, we face flight or fight responses everyday. Normal stressors include working late, working too much, responding to your family’s needs, being angry with our neighbor or loved one, paying the bills, keeping the house clean – the list goes on.

All of this stress adds up to worry, anger, frustration, …

The Health Benefits of Potassium

The mineral Potassium has some of the most accessible sources ranging from potatoes, avocadoes, spinach, and tomatoes. With it being found in many fruits and vegetables, it is no wonder that it is so good for your body.

These are a few of the many health benefits of potassium:

Lower blood pressure. Studies recently have declared …

Is Something Wrong With My Thyroid?

Your thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck, but although it may be a “gland,” it is the master of your metabolism. It controls every aspect of your health including weight, depression, and energy levels. About 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but most of them don’t know that they …

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough

Some people leave the gym in hope that the past hour on the treadmill, and the past month of clean eating will change the number they see on the scale.

This is something that most people hope for, however, eight-five percent of those people will not see any results. People over the age of thirty-five …

Supporting An Out of State Friend or Family Member With Their Cancer Treatment

In honor on Breast Cancer Awareness month, we will be talking about how to support an out-of-state friend or family member with their cancer treatment. One of the biggest decisions your loved one can make is accepting treatment. Beginning treatment means they are acknowledging they have cancer, and that they want to do something …

Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Women

Although the thought of women being treated with testosterone replacement therapy may seem odd at first, what it does for women is incredible.

Those who benefit from testosterone replacement therapy tend to have low levels of androgen. Androgen plays an important role in the overall health of women, but it is also considered to be …

The Importance of Estrogen

Hormones are vital to our health and vitality. One hormone that is vitally important for many reasons is estrogen. Physical functions and other biochemical parameters are affected with the amount of estrogen found in the body.

In women, estrogen is important during the time frame of puberty. It decelerates height increase, accelerates body fat burning, …