Ear Molding for Infant Ear Deformities

 

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Up to 30% of infants are born with some type of ear deformity. While some deformities are severe and may need plastic surgery later in life to change their appearance, some congenital ear shape issues can be resolved without surgery. Ear molding has been used for decades to reform the ear in the first few…

Symptoms and Treatment of Planter Fasciitis

 

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Do you have heel or foot pain that seems to come and go throughout the day? It is possible you might have planter fasciitis, a common orthopedic issue. The planter fascia is the ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot. When it becomes inflamed or damaged from overuse or too much…

4 Options for Removing Brow Frown Lines

 

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Do you have permanent frown lines etched on your brow? The typical “11” lines between the eyebrows or the horizonal lines that appear on the forehead can make you look grumpy and older, even when you feel happy and youthful. These lines appear as the skin loses its elasticity, create a line or wrinkle from…

Treatment Options for a Broken Kneecap

 

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The patella or kneecap is a protective piece of bone that covers the knee joint. While it is meant to protect the knee from injury, it can also be damaged or broken. Direct impact is usually the cause of kneecap injuries, such as falling directly on the knee on a solid surface. When a kneecap…

Facial Benefits of Micro Needling

 

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When your skin heals itself as it naturally does, it can have a beautiful effect. Collagen is triggered and new skin cells form, which can make the skin appear more youthful and vibrant. The trick is to achieve this healing effect without any actual harm to your skin. Micro needling is a facial treatment that…

Are You Ready to Try Botox?

 

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You would have needed to live under a rock for the last decade to not hear about Botox. Millions of people, both men and women, use Botox for a variety of reasons, but mostly to appear more youthful. This quick-fix to lines and wrinkles is immensely popular, but is it the right option for you?…

Midwife Match-up: Choosing the Right One

 

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Choosing to use a midwife to guide you during pregnancy and through delivery can offer many benefits. Most women decide to use a midwife when they prefer a more personalized, natural approach to delivering their child. However, not all midwives offer the same services or have the same level of training. Finding the right match…

How to Cope with Gestational Diabetes

 

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It is estimated that over nine percent of pregnant women obtain gestational diabetes during the later stages of their pregnancy. This type of diabetes occurs in women that have no previous history of diabetes and dissipates after delivery. However, if not controlled, it can be harmful to the baby, which is why it is so…

Why You Should See a Dermatologist for Your Cold Sores

 

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Do you suffer from cold sores or fever blisters on a constant basis? These blisters and oozing sores can make life miserable. Not only are they uncomfortable, but they can be very visible and embarrassing. While there are many over-the-counter remedies, many people find little relief through these options. If you want a better way…

 

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One of the worst parts of having a cold is the pain and congestion felt in the face. Unfortunately for some people who suffer from sinusitis, that pain can be a regular occurrence.  Sinusitis is an inflammation in the sinus cavities (the hollow spaces around your nasal cavity) that may be brought on by a…