Men! June 12 – 18 is National Men’s Health Week. So now is a good time to take charge of your health if you haven’t already, get back on the health wagon, or learn some new tips to help you with your health goals. Here are the top 10 tips for men to take control… Read More National Men’s Health Week is June 12 – 18
Understanding PCOS PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a very complex hormonal disorder affecting 10-15% of women. However, it can be explained as a genetic, metabolic, endocrine reproductive disorder. A diagnosis is obtained through blood work. Symptoms include: Irregular or absent menstrual cycles Weight Gain Excessive hair growth in male patterns Acne and oily skin… Read More PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Tweezing and waxing are two of the most common hair removal methods for women of facial hair. Many of us may have started using tweezers to clean up our brows back in middle school. And upper lip waxing kits are everywhere! Yes, tweezing and waxing does remove hair, but it comes with some significant drawbacks.… Read More Tweezing and Waxing—Why you should avoid it!
Shaving has been around for ages. It’s probably the most common low-cost method of temporarily removing unwanted hair. The positive side of shaving is that it works on all skin and hair types and is relatively painless. However, that’s pretty much where the positives stop. There are many negative consequences to shaving that many people… Read More Shaving—Why you deserve better
Teens have a lot going on in their lives—school, sports, puberty, so health isn’t always at the forefront of their minds. However, understanding health concepts and forming healthy habits are critical at this age. Here are some health tips for your teen to follow to help them be healthy now, and in the future: Realize… Read More Top 10 Health Tips for Teens
Those in the medical profession call cardiovascular disease “atherosclerosis,” meaning “hardening of the arteries.” But, people say it could easily be Latin for “man’s worst enemy.” Darwin Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD, director of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the CDC states that, “heart disease and stroke are the first and second… Read More Cardiovascular Disease: The Leading Men’s Health Threat
“Hirsutism” is a term you are likely to come across if you have been researching hair removal methods or trying to understand your own hair growth. However, prior to this, you probably hadn’t heard of this term before. So what exactly is Hirsutism? According to the Mayo Clinic, hirsutism is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern… Read More What is Hirsutism?
Here are the facts of hair removal through electrolysis and laser: Overview Laser Hair Removal: Melanin in the hair absorbs energy from the laser, creating heat which damages the hair follicle. Light and gray hairs and dark skin are more challenging for laser treatment. Electrolysis: A micropulse of electricity targets the growth structure of the… Read More Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal…What’s the Difference?
For most preteens and teenagers, it goes without saying that puberty is a difficult time in life. However, low self-esteem among teens is an ongoing health problem that can affect the rest of the teen’s life. Low self-esteem is a thinking disorder in which an individual views him/herself as inadequate, unlovable, and/or incompetent. When someone… Read More Low Self-Esteem in Teens—A high risk problem
Although permanent hair removal may seem as though it is geared towards women, the reality is that electrolysis can be extremely beneficial to men. Electrolysis works equally well on all skin types, hair types, skin colors, and hair colors, both for men and women. For men, a well-groomed appearance is important in business as well… Read More Electrolysis for Men