What Is the PRP Hair Treatment Success Rate?

 

A man with dark hair and beard receiving PRP treatment for hair loss.

Are you experiencing receding or thinning hair? One of the innovative and cutting-edge hair loss treatments is the use of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP. If you are considering hair loss treatments, you want to choose a procedure that will obtain the results you desire. If you are wondering about the PRP hair treatment success rate,…

Is Hernia Treatment Without Surgery Possible?

 

Woman with hernia touching her abdomen.

Hernias occur when tissue inside the abdominal cavity pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. There are different types of hernias, depending on where the protrusion occurs and other factors. Severe hernias can cause serious health risks, even death, and require surgery to repair the weak spot in the abdomen. But many patients…

Does Acne Go Away as You Get Older?

 

A concerned young Asian woman checking her facial skin in a mirror.

Everyone knows that teenagers are prone to pimples or acne. The changes in hormones and a variety of other factors can bring on acne breakouts in teens. Most teens experience acne, but many also continue to have acne into adulthood. At what age does acne go away and how long does it take for acne…

Effects of Mouth Breathing: Face, Dental and Health Consequences

 

Man sleeping with his mouth open.

Most people take breathing for granted. It is automatic – breathing is controlled involuntarily by the brain stem, but it can also be controlled by voluntary muscle function. Breathing is essential, but how you breathe can impact your health. Nasal breathing is the ideal way to inhale and exhale, but some people breathe through their…

What is Interventional Pain Management?

 

Interventional pain management for chronic and acute pain conditions.

Many people live with acute and chronic pain from injuries, disease and degenerative conditions. While narcotics and certain types of medications can mask the pain, they do not address the source of the pain. One of the options in controlling pain from its source is interventional pain management, which uses a wide variety of treatment…

What Is the Tenex Procedure?

 

Man suffering from elbow tendonitis.

Tendons attach muscles to bone and are an intricate part of most major joints in the body. When tendons are torn or damaged from repetitive use or injuries, scar tissue can form that can result in pain and dysfunction in the joints. The damaged tissue in tendons can result in inflammation and irritation or tendonitis.…

Are You Suffering from Arthrosis Pain?

 

A businessman at work suffering from shoulder arthrosis pain.

Joints in the body involve two or more bones connecting to allow for movement. To protect the bones from rubbing against each other, cartilage covers the ends of the bones to reduce friction. Over time, cartilage can wear thin and result in damage to the components in the joint, causing pain and other symptoms. Wear…

Lipodermatosclerosis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

 

Man suffering from pain in his calves due to lipodermatosclerosis.

Lipodermatosclerosis is a rare condition that impacts the subcutaneous layer of fat in the lower legs. Individuals with lipodermatosclerosis experience inflammation in the fat layers in their calves – this can be an acute or chronic condition. This venous insufficiency condition is also known as sclerosing panniculitis and hypodermitis sclerodermiform. This is what you need…

Causes and Treatments for Veiny Hands

 

Hands of people of different ages.

Do you wonder, “Why are my hands so veiny?” Many people experience changes in the appearance of their hands at various times in their life with more noticeable veins. There is a combination of factors that can cause veiny hands that look older and unattractive. Knowing the causes and treatment options for bulging veins on…

What Is Mewing and Does Mewing Work?

 

Woman pointing at her lawline.

What if you could correct orthodontic issues, sleep apnea and a weak jawline all with a simple exercise? That is what Dr. John Mew and his son have been teaching their followers for decades with a tongue technique called mewing. The idea is that changing your resting tongue posture can reshape your mouth and jaw…