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January 9, 2018
4 Reasons Why Botox or Dysport Do Not Work

4 Reasons Why Botox or Dysport Do Not Work

Botox is a wonderful medication and an integral part of any effective anti-aging and whole-face rejuvenation strategy. For years, injection of Botulinum toxin type A (including Botox and Dysport) have remained the number one non-surgical cosmetic medical procedure in the US and around the world – even more popular than dermal fillers, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion or IPL! But being so popular does not mean that Botox and Dysport will always work and yield the desired results. Here, we look at some of the reasons why Botox or Dysport fail to do the magic to smooth out the fine lines and wrinkles! But first, […]
January 9, 2018
5 Top Foods for Eye Health

5 Top Foods for Eye Health

Do your eyes have all the nutrients they need to help prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and more? Kale: See the Light! This leafy green is a rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin, which are related to vitamin A and beta carotene, and are believed to protect eye tissues from sunlight damage and reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. Your body needs fat to absorb lutein and zeaxanthin, so be sure to eat them with a bit of healthy fat like a drizzle of olive oil. Sweet Potatoes: The Color of Health These orange tubers are a good […]
January 9, 2018

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Want to know how to avoid heart trouble?  No matter your age, your gender, or your past lifestyle, now’s the time to start building a healthier heart. Keys to a healthy heart: Prevent and control high blood cholesterol Prevent and control high blood pressure Prevent and control diabetes No tobacco Moderate alcohol use Maintain a healthy weight Regular physical activity Diet and nutrition Once you know which foods to eat more of and which foods to limit, you’ll be on your way toward a heart-healthy diet. 1. Limit unhealthy fats and cholesterol</span > A diet consisting of 25-35% total fat, […]
January 9, 2018

Attention Deficit Disorder & Your Child’s Diet

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are neurological conditions characterized by developmentally unbalanced levels of attention, concentration, activity, distractibility, and impulsivity. Glucose is the brain’s main source of energy. With ADD and ADHD, brain regions that normally inhibit impulses and control attention utilize less glucose; this decreased activity in the brain leads to inattention. Iron and Zinc deficiency cause abnormal activity in the brain which is another implication of ADD/ADHD in children. Also, children with ADD/ADHD may have low levels of certain fatty acids (including EPA and DHA) in their bodies. Most ADD/ADHD cases are identified by age […]
January 9, 2018
How Can I Treat Spider Veins?

How Can I Treat Spider Veins?

Spider veins on your legs can be so embarrassing that result in a wardrobe full of long pants and skirts. You don’t have to hide anymore. At AmoDerm Cosmetic & Wellness Medical Center in Irvine, we can reduce the appearance of spider veins and get you back to the beach. Spider veins are dilated blood vessels close to your skin’s surface. Usually they are blue or red in color and occur most commonly on your legs. Treatment for spider veins usually takes less than an hour and requires little recovery time. We offer both laser vein removal. For spider veins, […]
January 9, 2018

What Can a Dermal Filler Do for Me?

Dermal fillers are versatile tools for reversing the signs of aging in your face. Our Newport Beach area patients can benefit from fuller, more youthful looking skin and the reduced appearance of lines and wrinkles. We offer a variety of dermal fillers to cater to each of our patient’s specific needs and aesthetic goals. You may benefit from: Belotero Balance ® Juvederm ® Radiesse ® Restylane ® and Perlane ® Sculptra ® Each dermal filler has its advantages for certain treatment areas. For example, Restylane is great for use around your mouth. It works well in correcting nasolabial folds (the […]
January 9, 2018

What is PRP?

At Amoderm Cosmetic & Wellness Medical Center we strive to bring our Orange County patients the latest, most up-to-date techniques and procedures to keep you looking healthy and youthful. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is one of our newest age-defying offerings. During your Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure, our clinician withdraws a small amount of your blood to serve as the basis for your treatment. A high concentration of your nutrient-rich cells will be used to create your injection. The PRP injection will increase volume in the treatment area and stimulate a regenerative process within your skin to bring back the lively hue […]
January 9, 2018

What Is the Correct Way of Eating Fruits?

We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It’s not as easy as you think. It’s important to know how and when to eat. IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS!  FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN ON AN EMPTY STOMACH. If you eat fruit like that, it will play a major role to detoxify your system, supplying you with a great deal of energy for weight loss and other life activities. FRUIT IS AMONG THE MOST IMPORTANT FOOD YOU EAT. Let’s say you eat two slices of bread and then a […]
January 9, 2018
Five Ways to Boost Energy

Five Ways to Boost Energy

In the field of Holistic Nutrition, the two most common complaints we hear from the patients are that they lack energy and that they are under too much stress. The net result is tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, apathy, poor concentration, and lack of motivation. What can be harder to recognize is a low-grade energy drain. In this case, you may not necessarily feel the classic signs of exhaustion – like achy muscles or that all-over tired feeling. What you do experience is an increasing lack of get-up-and-go for many of the activities you used to love. If this is starting to […]
January 5, 2018

Healthy Weights for Healthy Women

Healthy weight management for adult women is all about energy balance. That means eating smarter and moving more. Unfortunately, when trying to lose weight, busy women tend to limit some of the very foods they need the most. Here are some tasty ways to get the essential energizing nutrients your body craves and to cut back on unnecessary calories at the same time:   – Carbohydrates: The biggest problem with low-carb diets is they restrict your body’s preferred energy source. If you want to cut back on calories from carbohydrates, focus on reducing your intake of soft drinks, candy and […]

 

 

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