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Depending on the type, light could either hurt or help the skin over time. Sunlight, for example, comes with ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can damage skin cells and affect the production of fundamental building blocks such as collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. But a newer type of light-based therapy can be used to treat a variety of both medical and cosmetic skin concerns: blue light or photodynamic therapy. Boise, ID , dermatologist Dr. Naomi Brooks highlights what it can be used for and how it works.
We remember what it was like. The weekend study groups, the late-night library visits, the early-morning cramming sessions. Suddenly after a semester’s worth of cruising along, our exams would be upon us. Fast. With this sudden realisation, panic would set in. And a fierce determination to study that we’d never had before. And our sleep would suffer as a result. Looking back, it’s easy to see how foolish we were. Because depriving ourselves of sleep wasn’t doing our grades any favours!
Some studies suggest that several different strains of cancer can be avoided by consuming the right types of foods and drinks. In honor of Kidney Cancer Awareness month, I’ve decided to make a guide identifying foods that are rich in nutrients that can help prevent cancer. These dietary restrictions in combination with other holistic cancer treatments can be a powerful way to affect cancer without the use of chemotherapy or other traditional cancer treatments.
Sure, berries are a delicious snack, but did you know they are also super healthy? Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and even gooseberries can help you lose weight, regulate your heart rate, lower your blood pressure, and they can even reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Keep reading to find out three benefits that berries provide to maintain your health.
We all know that yoga, weight-training, and other forms of exercise are extremely beneficial to physical and mental health – not to mention key in achieving and maintaining a toned, sculpted physique. But what if working towards the body of your dreams is making your face age faster?
Winter is nearly over, February is here, and most people could not be happier to finally leave the cold and windy days of January behind, to welcome the more spring-esque, longer days which February has in store for us. Surprisingly enough, other than just our moods, one of the main things about us which are going to get affected by the incoming sun is going to be our hair, so without further ado, let’s see what you could do to keep your hair safe during the next few months.
It is the nightmare scenario that no woman wants to face - struggling to deal with her everyday life and family because of her addiction to alcohol or drugs, making bad lifestyle choices that are spiraling out of control. With studies having shown that women are finding it harder than men to beat substance abuse, and with opioid addiction, in particular, being on the rise, what can women do to get sober?
Looking your best isn’t only about putting in a great deal of time and effort on certain special occasions; it is also about the everyday habits that you get into during your lifetime. This is the kind of investment that will help you to both look and feel your best. In this article, we are going to be going through your day to help your incorporate some simple habits that will make all the difference to your appearance.
Food plays an important role in the healthy growth and development of children. For your child to reach the normal height and weight for kids and developmental milestones, it is crucial that they get all the essential nutrients they need from the foods and drinks they consume.
Many women are eager to have breast augmentation surgery at a young age because they are unhappy with their breast size or shape. I always encourage taking steps towards building confidence, and if cosmetic surgery will help you in your journey, then you should go for it. However, starting a family may be something to take into consideration before getting breast implants. One of the most frequently asked questions about breast augmentation, according to Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Wayne Yamahata, is whether or not to hold off on breast augmentation ‘til after having kids.
In an ideal world, we would all sleep soundly for between 6 and 8 hours every night. The reality is that this is not always possible. It’s very common to experience disturbances in sleep patterns, especially if you have young children, you work shifts, or you’ve been traveling. If you don’t sleep well, it’s completely normal to feel tired the next day. What’s not normal is to experience fatigue or lethargy if you do get enough sleep or to find it difficult to sleep on a regular basis
Getting breast augmentation is a gratifying experience. Finally, you can feel confident when you look at yourself in the mirror, wear the form fitting tops you’ve always wanted to buy, and take off your bulky cover up at the beach. It is an exciting time, but you must remember that good things come to those who wait.
Keeping tabs on our family's health can feel like lots of appointments that span over the year. There is always something to be thinking about, and it can be easy to forget where you have been, and what needs to be booked. It’s understandable, after all, we only want to do the best by our family and to make sure everyone is healthy and happy. Keeping yourself organized is the key to success.
Most women have a fear of the “grandma disease” that is also known as varicose veins that affects more than 30% of women. These are bumpy bluish veins that appear on the legs and ankles, and are something that affect the young and the old. It is a problem that affects not only the health but the confidence of many women who forgo wearing their favorite leg-baring skirts, dresses and shorts to hide the unsightly blue larger blood vessels that that invade their legs and ankles and stick out from the skin like raised tunnels.
The future of beauty may be closer than you think. Innovations in skin care, makeup and medical spa procedures are changing the ways we turn back the clock. Treatments are becoming faster, easier, and less invasive, and they pose fewer risks of unwanted side effects. So, what are some of the most exciting and promising therapies? Here are our top picks...
Worry lines, frown lines, smile lines, crow’s feet – you've likely heard a number of nicknames for wrinkles. And while we might call them laugh lines, odds are if you have them, you don’t find them particularly funny.
Even if you've been diligent about applying the creams, serums, gels, powders and potions du jour from the anti-aging skin care aisle, at some point the over-the-counter remedies can't keep turning back the clock. And when the at-home treatments no longer produce the desired result, it's time to consider...
Especially if you're on your feet a lot, it can be tempting to dismiss fatigue or feelings of heaviness in the legs as a normal consequence of your daily routine. Instead, take the hint from your body and...
With so many options for treating seemingly every line, wrinkle, divot, or fold that crops up on our faces, it can be exceedingly overwhelming to choose just the right product for you...
From popular websites to celebrity gossip, America loves baby bumps. But as mothers everywhere know, the beloved bump loses much of its charm after baby is born. While the natural post-pregnancy healing process reduces much...