When Can I Eat Solid Food After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

 

Young woman eating a sandwich

The last molars to arrive in the mouth are the four wisdom teeth. These final teeth arrive around the time teenagers become adults – usually wisdom teeth erupt in the late teens or early twenties. If these large molars become impacted or cause other problems, they are often removed through oral surgery. Understanding the procedure…

How Long Does It Take to See Results from Micro Needling?

 

Middle-aged woman looking in the mirror to see micro-needling treatment results

Micro needling is a popular skin treatment that is used to fight the effects of aging, as well as repair imperfections on the skin. The procedure is offered by many dermatologists, plastic surgeons and skin specialists to improve the aesthetics of the skin. However, micro needling does not provide immediate results like dermal fillers and…

Is Coolsculpting® Permanent?

 

Female Body With the Drawing Showing Areas After CoolSculpting Treatment

If you want to reshape your body and lose unwanted areas of fat accumulation, Coolsculpting® may be a solution. Coolsculpting is not a weight loss procedure, but it does help shrink targeted areas of fat by removing fat cells. For those wondering, “Is Coolsculpting permanent?” here is how the procedure works and how it can…

How Many Times Do You Have to Do Coolsculpting?

 

Woman With Excessive Fat At Her Waistline Considering CoolSculpting Procedure

Do you have stubborn love handles or a double chin you want to disappear? There are some fatty areas on the body that can be difficult to shrink through diet and exercise alone. Coolsculpting is a non-invasive option for eliminating fatty tissue from trouble areas permanently. You may be wondering how this procedure works and…

What Are the Symptoms of Your Pancreas Not Working Properly?

 

Young Woman Suffering From Abdominal Pain Caused By Pancreatitis

Do you know if your pancreas is performing the way it should? The pancreas is a vital organ which plays a crucial role in digestion and hormone production. When disease attacks the pancreas, it can become dysfunctional and no longer work properly. Understanding what the pancreas does, the most common diseases that affect the pancreas…

Understanding Viruses and Your Immune System

 

virus

Everyone knows that viruses exist in many forms, but not everyone really understands how viruses can attack the body. With the recent worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19, it is more important than ever to know how viruses spread and how the immune system can fight off these deadly pathogens. Here is some basic information…

Safeguarding Your Health During Pregnancy

 

pregnant woman

The excitement of learning you are pregnant can often be followed by concerns on how to keep you and your baby safe. Nine months is a long journey, and there are risks that can impact your health and pregnancy. First-time mothers can be especially concerned on what they can and cannot do during their pregnancy.…

8 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

 

woman concerned about skin cancer

When the sun comes out and the days become warmer, people of all ages begin spending more time outdoors. While it is healthy to go for a hike or a swim for exercise and to breathe in the fresh air, there is always a risk lurking ahead. More than two million people each year are…

5 Facts About Rosacea

 

Rosacea

It is estimated that 300 million people suffer from rosacea, a skin condition that often manifests with red, bumpy patches. There are theories on what causes rosacea but the exact cause is not known. Correlations have been made between the disease and high risk groups, including fair-skinned ethnicities, women and family-history of the disease. Here…

Early Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

 

Knee Pain

Many people begin experiencing knee pain and discomfort from osteoarthritis as early as their thirties and forties. Swelling and pain can impact mobility, with symptoms progressively becoming worse if there is no management of the disease. Early management can help slow the deterioration of the knee cartilage and improve the mobility and quality of life…