Controlling Grass Pollen Allergy Symptoms

 

A happy Afro-American woman spending time outdoors breathing deeply fresh air.

Do you have a grass allergy? Many people suffer from outdoor allergies from different types of plant pollen, including grass. How do you know if you have a grass pollen allergy? There are specific signs that you may be allergic to the grass that is growing right outside your home. Here are some of the…

How Long Does Melatonin Last?

 

A woman holding a melatonin pill and an alarm clock.

Every living entity on Earth has a circadian rhythm, a 24-hour internal cycle that responds to light, dark and different phases of each day. For humans, one of the hormones that is involved in our circadian rhythm is melatonin. Our bodies make melatonin when we are exposed to darkness, but due to irregularities in sleep…

Is a Weekend Facelift Right for You?

 

A happy woman looking at her face in the mirror.

There are many ways you can slow down the aging process on your skin and face, from wearing sunscreen to hydrating and moisturizing, but nothing stops aging altogether. Many skin treatments can hide aging, like facial fillers or Botox® injections, but eventually the skin will lose elasticity and the facial tissues will begin to droop.…

Skin Tags on Eyelids: Causes and Treatments

 

Skin Tags on Eyelids

Have you noticed small growths on your eyelids? While there are multiple types of skin growths, a common benign growth on eyelids are skin tags. These small bumps are not dangerous, but they may be uncomfortable or cause cosmetic concern. If you are concerned about skin tags on eyelids, learn about what causes these growths…

7 Types of Non-Surgical Nose Job Procedures

 

A beautiful happy woman pointing at her nicely shaped nose after non-surgical nose job procedure.

Rhinoplasty, or the “nose job,” has been one of the most-requested facial plastic surgeries for decades. The central position of the nose makes it very visible and it can impact the balance and harmony of the facial features. Some people may be hesitant to have plastic surgery to reshape their nose, but there is another,…

What Is Double Eyelid Surgery?

 

A cheerful beautiful Asian woman pointing at her eyelid.

The upper eyelid has an important effect on the appearance of the eyes. When it is firm and defined, it can enhance a wider eye. If the skin is looser or the eyelid droops, it can make the eyes smaller. In some people of Asian descent, the upper eyelid may be a single eyelid with…

Does Coffee Stunt Your Growth?

 

An adolescent girl with a mug of coffee.

Were you told as a child or young adult not to drink coffee because it would stunt your growth? There are many different opinions about coffee and its effect on different types of growth, so it can be difficult to know what is fact and what is fiction. Does coffee stunt the growth of your…

Benefits of Inspire Sleep Apnea Treatment

 

An annoyed woman covering her ears with a pillow due to her partner's snoring caused by sleep apnea.

It is estimated that up to 20% of adults in the US suffer from sleep apnea. Not only does obstructive sleep apnea interrupt breathing and disrupt sleep, but it can put you at higher risk for other serious health problems. Snoring and fatigue symptoms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to…

Allergic Shiners – Causes and Treatments

 

Face of a woman suffering from allergic shiners

Do you have dark circles, puffiness or bruising under your eyes? Allergies and lifestyle factors can cause dark shadows under your eyes that make you appear tired or injured. This unfortunate eye symptom of allergies and your lifestyle are referred to as “allergic shiners” due to their resemblance to a black eye, or “shiner.” This…

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,…