If you've recently lost a significant amount of weight following gastric bypass surgery, you may be enjoying shopping for smaller clothing and participating in activities that were previously too difficult due to your size. However, losing major weight can sometimes leave you with sagging excess skin, and you may be considering following up your gastric bypass surgery with a tummy tuck to remove this lower stomach flap and leave you with the flat belly you've always wanted. [Read More]
How Can You Get Rid Of Acne Scars?
When you clear up your acne, you can breathe a sigh of relief that your skin is clear and you can finally put your best face forward. But sometimes, acne's hold on your life doesn't end when the pimples stop appearing. Acne scars can last for years, continuing to mar your appearance. What can you do about these acne scars? Read on to find out. Fading Creams and Solutions There are several over-the-counter fading creams that can be purchased in the drugstore. [Read More]
Have Osteoporosis? 3 Tips For Minimizing Your Chances Of Spinal Fractures
Osteoporosis significantly increases your risk for spinal fractures in addition to fractures in other bones of your body. If you have low bone density, there are steps you can take to help minimize damage to your spine. Be Meticulous About Your Treatment Your doctor may have prescribed a medication to help thicken your bones. The medications typically used for osteoporosis are bisphosphonates, which are commonly prescribed as a large monthly dose. [Read More]
What Is Causing Your Respiratory Symptoms?
It's springtime and the living is stuffy. You have congestion, sneezing, and drainage, so you figure allergy season has struck with a vengeance. Since you are not a professional, you may be misinterpreting your symptoms. As a result, you need to know the difference between allergy symptoms and those of other respiratory issues. Allergies Respiratory allergies are caused by pollen, mold, dust mites, and other triggers in the air that you breathe. [Read More]