Do Gallstones Require Treatment?

 

Gall Bladder

The gall bladder is responsible for making and storing bile, then releasing it into the small intestine to facilitate digestion. In some people, gallstones can form inside the gall bladder. These “stones” are made from calcium, cholesterol, bilirubin and other substances, ranging in size from a grain of sand to as large as a golf…

Kybella Injections or Liposuction for a Double Chin?

 

Liposuction

If you have decided it is time to find a solution to slim your double chin, you have two main cosmetic options available. Kybella injections are a non-invasive treatment that can decrease chin fat, while liposuction is a surgical procedure that can remove the fat causing a double chin. Both can be effective for creating…

Dangers of Leg Blood Clots

 

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Blood clots form when platelets or thickened plasma create a solid mass inside veins. This is most common in the legs, often occurring when there is poor circulation, limited mobility or other risk factors present. Leg blood clots or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can affect anyone and can cause serious health problems and even death.…

Symptoms and Treatment for Shoulder Impingement

 

Sports Injury

Shoulder pain can hinder your daily activities. If there is inflammation or damage impacting your rotator cuff, you may have shoulder impingement. Those who put extra, repeated stress on their shoulders like swimmers, baseball players, construction workers and painters may find they are experiencing pain and weakness in their shoulders caused by shoulder impingement. Here…

7 Signs of Low Testosterone

 

Natural Treatments

For men in their midlife, low testosterone or “low T” can affect their health and wellbeing. Hormonal changes can make a difference in how you feel and impact many other aspects of your life. If you are a man in your 40’s, 50’s or beyond, you could experience changes in your testosterone levels. Here are…

Treatments for Vascular Tumors

 

Talk to Doctor

Vascular tumors are malformations of abnormal cells from blood or lymph vessels. They can appear anywhere on the body and can be benign or malignant. Treatments and management of vascular tumors can very from medications to complex surgery, depending in the type and dangers of the tumor. Medications for Vascular Tumors There are effective medications…

What is Dry Needling Treatment?

 

Pain Injections

Needles are used in many different types of treatments, from injections to acupuncture. One treatment that uses needles for musculoskeletal issues is dry needling. It is called “dry” because it does not involve injections or using medications with the needles. For many people, dry needling can be used in combination with other treatments to offer…

What Make Sculptra Different from Other Facial Fillers?

 

Facial Fillers

Facial fillers have transformed the cosmetic industry, addressing aging of the face. Facial fillers can help replace lost volume in the skin, smoothing wrinkles, adding facial contours and plumping lips. There are many different types of facial fillers, most using hyaluronic acid. Sculptra is a different type of facial filler that offers rejuvenation of the…

Cosmetic Treatments for Retaining Youthful Skin

 

Chemical Peel

Lines, wrinkles, discolorations and lost elasticity are some of the signs of aging skin. Even with a meticulous skincare routine and careful protection from sun exposure, the skin will eventually begin to lose firmness, volume and its youthful tone. This occurs due to lower levels of collagen and elastin production which cannot be stopped, even…

Treatment Options for Hair Loss

 

PRP Therapy

Men and women experience hair loss for a variety of reasons. Aging, genetics, stress, nutrition and a variety of other factors can impact hair growth. Hair loss is no longer something that needs to be accepted – there are many advanced options for treatment that were not available 10 or 20 years ago. If you…