Sun Protection, What To Know About Sunscreen

Sun Protection, What To Know About Sunscreen

Article Highlights Sunscreen helps to prevent the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin UVA generally penetrates the skin more deeply and is known to cause photoaging – things like wrinkles, dark spots and thinning skin Dr. LaReau noted that most sunscreens are made up of either physical or chemical ingredients, and the other […]

14 Diseases That Are On the Rise

14 Diseases That Are On the Rise

Posted on December 1, 2015 by Natalie Morin In the past year, the rates of people with sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S. have increased dramatically, according to the most recent 2014 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite having been on the decline for years, the number of cases of […]

The Best Ways To Eat For Better Skin

The Best Ways To Eat For Better Skin

By Dr. Laura Belus, ND Article Highlights Having enough fluid in the body allows cells to regenerate and turnover with greater ease Healthy fats are also vital for clearer, younger skin Our skin decreases its production of collagen by 1% each year after age 20 Eating regular amounts of high antioxidant fruits and vegetables is […]

The French Paradox: Is Red Wine Really Good For Our Health?

The French Paradox: Is Red Wine Really Good For Our Health?

By Dr. Laura Belus, ND Article Highlights Experts state that red wine is the better choice when compared to white Alcohol in general, including red wine, has a blood-thinning or ‘antithrombotic’ effect that can contribute to decreasing risk of heart attack and stroke Red wine has two roles in Diabetes Mellitus: prevention of the disease […]

The Healthiest Way To Drink Coffee

The Healthiest Way To Drink Coffee

By Dr. Laura Belus, ND Article Highlights Over 65% of North Americans consume the beverage regularly, having an average of 2.8 cups per day Consuming 1-2 cups per day had a neutral effect on all-cause mortality, while each subsequent cup slightly decreased your risk of death Switching to a green or black tea will provide […]

Breast Augmentation – How To Get Started?

Breast Augmentation – How To Get Started?

By Kelsey Chisholm Article Highlights Moving forward with an elective surgery, one must be prepared physically, emotionally and financially before undergoing any procedure How frequently the particular type of procedure is performed by the surgeon Before and after photos can give you a good understanding of post operation healing, complications and a basic idea of […]

Life After Mastectomy

Life After Mastectomy

How Breast Reconstruction Can Help You Have A Fulfilling Life After Mastectomy It was one of those days you want to spend with your friends over a glass of wine and talk about the latest beauty trends and celebrity gossip. Marnie Lynn Sennett and her friends were socializing, discussing diets, fitness and how to stay […]

More Isn’t Better: How Much Sleep Is Best For Our Health?

More Isn’t Better: How Much Sleep Is Best For Our Health?

By Dr. Laura Belus, ND Article Highlights Obtaining quality sleep has been associated with reduced incidence of cancer, stroke and heart disease Your laptop, phone, and TV. They all emit a type of blue light that turns off your body’s production of melatonin, the ‘sleep hormone’ Most people drastically change their bed/wake times on the […]

Meds Before Surgery. Disclosing Your Herbal Supplements

Meds Before Surgery. Disclosing Your Herbal Supplements

Article Highlights The importance of being thorough with your plastic surgeon is essential, especially when your herbal supplements may cause you more harm than good When reviewing patients’ preoperative medication, it was discovered that 49 per cent were using at least one type of supplement The surgical problems associated with taking herbal supplements and vitamins […]

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