How Can Platelet-Rich Plasma Help Hair Growth?

 

PRP Treatment

Did you know your blood contains components that help stimulate healing? When the platelets in your blood are concentrated, they can be introduced to areas that need healing and help with cell rejuvenation. Platelet-rich plasma or PRP is a substance that is extracted from blood that can be used for helping wounds heal and cell…

3 Questions to Ask Your OB/GYN During Your Next Visit

 

Talk to your Doctor

Staying on top of your health takes initiative on your part. Just scheduling your visits for checkups is not enough; you need to be proactive in your health care, including your reproductive health. When you go to the doctor for preventive care, this is a good time to ask questions. At your next pap smear…

How to Overcome Physical Intimacy Issues

 

Talk to Doctor

When sexual intercourse is painful or uncomfortable, it can cause intimacy issues in a relationship. While intercourse is only one manifestation of intimacy, it is important in many partnerships for a close relationship. Ignoring the problem can lead to other issues in a marriage or partnership and could jeopardize your health. Finding out how to…

4 Cosmetic Procedures for Erasing Brow Lines

 

Botox

Your forehead tells a story, you just need to read the lines. Years of expressive face movements can create etched lines on your forehead and between your eyebrows, leaving you looking older and perpetually perturbed. If you have forehead horiztonal lines or the “11” between your brows, or a brow that is pressing your eyebrows…

What Causes Liver Cirrhosis?

 

Liver

When the liver is damaged due to lifestyle choices or disease, scar tissue can replace healthy tissue. This scar tissue is non-living hard, fibrous tissue that can overtake the liver. When enough scar tissue is present in the liver, it can impact the organ’s function. This is called liver cirrhosis and cannot be reversed. If…

Are Nasal Polyps Affecting Your Sinuses?

 

Nasal Polyps

If you have constant stuffiness in your nose or trouble with nasal breathing, you could have nasal polyps. These non-cancerous growths can restrict air flow in the nasal passages and sinuses, causing a variety of symptoms. If nasal polyps begin causing sinus issues or other nasal problems, there are treatment solutions. Here is what you…

What Medical Therapies are Available for Hemangiomas?

 

Hemangioma

When a hemangioma is interfering with movement or the growth has caused an abnormality in appearance, treatment may be required. While some hemangiomas may require surgery or laser therapy, there are vascular formations that respond to medical therapy. Certain medications can help shrink vascular birthmarks, tumors and hemangiomas, even for infants that are only a…

Non-Invasive Treatments for SI Joint Pain

 

SI Joint Pain

The sacroiliac joints or SI joints connect the spine to the pelvis and are important for stabilizing the upper body and absorbing impact on the body. Like any joint in the body, wear and tear on the ligaments and bones can result in friction and inflammation. SI joint pain can be felt in the lower…

Differences Between a Breast Lift and Augmentation

 

Breast Augmentation

Many women are unhappy with the size, shape, perkiness or firmness of their breasts. This body feature changes extensively through a woman’s life – pregnancy, weight gain/loss, breastfeeding and aging can all impact the appearance of your breasts. Cosmetic enhancements to the breast area are common, but not everyone wants larger breasts; some women just…

Options for Removing Varicose and Spider Veins

 

Varicose Vein Treatment

Do you have aching, swelling, burning, tingling or cramping legs caused by varicose veins? Those blue, purple and reddish veins on the lower legs can also cause heaviness and fatigue in the legs, making it hard to enjoy a busy lifestyle. Varicose and their smaller counterparts, spider veins, can be uncomfortable and quite noticeable –…