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11/20/2018
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How to Lower the Risk of Pulmonary Embolisms?

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One of the deadliest vein conditions that can occur in the human body is something called a pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolisms are blockages, more specifically blood clots, that occur in the pulmonary arteries located in your lungs. The blood clots break from the veins in other parts of the body due to a condition called deep vein thrombosis and travel up the blood stream to your lungs. Once these blood clots find their way to the lungs, you can experience a variety of symptoms that can even lead to death. Like

10/30/2018
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Why You Need a Salt Facial This Fall

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The summer months are finally coming to a close. With the bright sun comes plenty of sun damage that negatively affect your skin. Now is the perfect time to explore one of newest trends in facials, a salt facial. This treatment helps exfoliate your skin with natural-based sea salt. Here is why you need a salt facial this fall: What is a Salt Facial? Salt facials are a recently developed facial that combines ultrasound technology, LED light therapy, and exfoliation that uses a sea-salt base. This three-step facial helps make

10/29/2018
Kybella

What is the Kybella Treatment and How Does It Work?

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No longer are invasive treatments the only option for getting rid of fat in hard to treat places. As technology used in cosmetic procedures continues to improve, so does the type of treatment you can receive. Double chins have been one of the hardest areas to treat, typically requiring liposuction. An incredible alternative treatment called Kybella has been gaining traction over the years. The Kybella Treatment is an injectable treatment that avoids the more invasive procedures of surgery and liposuction for a quick and easy procedure. How Does the Kybella

10/9/2018
Liposuction

What are the Limitations of Liposuction Surgery?

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Individuals looking for permanent changes to their body need to understand the realistic expectations that follow. The same goes for liposuction; patients need to be well versed in what liposuction can treat. There are limitations to liposuction surgery that potential patients should be aware of before reaching their final decision. Stretch Marks Liposuction is a great procedure to remove excess fat tissue in marked areas of the body. One thing that liposuction cannot fix is the appearance of stretch marks. The top layer of the skin, called the epidermis, stretches

10/9/2018
Psoriasis

Psoriasis vs Rosacea – What’s the Difference

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A variety of skin conditions exist that can cause an array of symptoms from redness of the skin to scaly or uncomfortable skin patches. A quick online search may help you pinpoint these uncomfortable symptoms to psoriasis and rosacea but what makes them different? Here is how psoriasis and rosacea differ in terms of diagnosis and treatment: What is Psoriasis and Rosacea? Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes red and scaly plaques along the skin in addition to other symptoms. This condition can develop along most of your

10/3/2018
Body FX

Body FX Cellulite Procedure: What Can You Expect

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Have you been working out consistently without seeing the results you want? Have you also been following a healthy diet but unable to see any change on your abdomen or legs? If either of these scenarios sound like you, the solution you have been looking for could be Body FX. This newly developed procedure is able to reduce the appearance of your cellulite and improve your overall body contour. Here is what you should know about the BodyFX cellulite procedure: How Body FX Works Many cosmetic procedures have been improved

10/2/2018
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Lipedema Exercise and Nutrition: Self-Care

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Lipedema is a debilitating condition that develops in approximately 11% of all women in the world. This chronic condition occurs when fat cells build up to abnormally large volumes in the thighs and legs. While lipedema primarily only impacts women, it has been seen in a very rare set of cases in men. While the causes of lipedema are still unknown, research has found that it usually develops during or after puberty. Unfortunately, there is no cure for lipedema, but there are several life choices that can help with minimizing

09/21/2018
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FAQs About The NeckTite Procedure

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Have you been noticing loose skin or wrinkles starting to appear around your neck? If so, you are not alone. The skin tissue around our necks will start to loosen as we get older, leaving some feeling self-conscious about their appearance. Fortunately, one cosmetic procedure, NeckTite, is currently available and may be perfect for you. Here are some frequently asked questions about the NeckTite procedure and how it works: What is NeckTite? NeckTite is a state-of-the-art contouring procedure that can be applied to your neck or other small areas on

09/18/2018
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Everything You Need to Know About Phlebitis

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Are you noticing swelling along your arm or a deep red color starting to form? If so, you might be developing a vein condition called phlebitis, also known as inflammation of the vein. Here is everything you need to know about phlebitis: Different Types of Phlebitis There are two forms of phlebitis that can develop: superficial or deep. Superficial phlebitis is when the condition occurs just below the skin’s surface. This is typically caused by a blood clot in the vein or some other kind of irritation. The second form

09/13/2018
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Finding The Best Lipedema Treatment

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Lipedema is continuing to plague our country with increasing numbers of diagnoses each year. If you or someone you know has lipedema, you have most likely seen the changes that this debilitating condition brings about. Like other medical conditions, there is a variety of treatment options for lipedema. While the exact cause of lipedema might still be unknown to us, the lipedema treatment options are clearer. Let us compare the top treatment options you have for lipedema: Compression Stockings Those who are diagnosed with lipedema can wear compression stockings, custom-fitted

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