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Benefits of the Massage Mouse

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 5:11:03 PM America/Chicago

The massage mouse is a massaging device for use in the home that is based upon the same technology used by chiropractors and physical therapists in their bio-electrical devices. The massage mouse has massage pads that are applied to the area to be massaged, usually the back or shoulders, and it sends bio-electrical signals to the muscles. Read More
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What is Arginine?

Thursday, May 24, 2012 7:00:00 PM America/Chicago

Arginine is an amino acid that the body makes in small amounts. It is also derived from consuming proteins like those found in meat, beans, and milk. Generally, the body derives enough arginine from internal and external sources, but sometimes supplementation is necessary or helpful. Read More

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What is Nuphedrine and Hoodia Gordonii?

Sunday, May 20, 2012 7:00:00 PM America/Chicago

Many experts say that weight loss is all about calories in and calories out. But if you’ve ever seen a slim person eat whatever they like while your overweight friend eats her salad with dressing on the side, you know that this is not the case. Read More
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What is the Massage Mouse electronic massager?

Thursday, May 17, 2012 1:42:59 AM America/Chicago

Massage therapists are expensive. Chiropractors and physical therapists are even more so. But with today’s high-stress lifestyles, muscle tension is a common problem. Looking for an affordable way to relieve that muscle tension, many Americans are turning to the Massage Mouse. Read More
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Celebrities who use LifeCell Anti-Aging Cream

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 7:30:03 AM America/Chicago

So, you want to know what is the best cream for anti-aging? Why not look to what celebrities use? Celebrities are photographed wherever they go. The flash of the camera, the angle of the shot; it all matters in how these pictures turn out. And they never know where they will find their own image next. Whether it is a picture in the newspaper, magazine, website, or a tabloid, celebrities have to put their best face forward every day. Read More
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Women and Hair Loss

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 9:42:17 AM America/Chicago

Most people are surprised to learn that 50% of women will suffer hair loss, in their lifetime. People tend to think of hair loss as a problem exclusive to men. Many women will not experience hair loss until their 50’s and 60’s, but the condition is nonetheless embarrassing and upsetting for the women who suffer from it. Some women begin losing hair much earlier, even within the teenage years.

For most women, the culprit is androgenetic alopecia. This means androgens (hormones) and genetics (heredity) are to blame for their hair loss. 30 million women in the U.S. are currently affected by androgenetic alopecia, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Therefore, physicians will generally first suspect androgenetic alopecia as a cause for a female patient’s hair loss and will first look for signs of this disorder. The patient will be asked about family history of female hair loss. Did mom or grandma suffer from it?

Then, the physician will look at her hair under magnification. A key indicator of androgenetic alopecia is hairs that vary in thickness, as hair follicles slowly shrink away in this condition. If hair size is uniform, then another cause for hair loss is likely.

Some other less common causes for female hair loss include autoimmune diseases (like alopecia areata which attacks the hair follicles directly), psoriasis, polycystic ovary syndrome, aggressive hair treatments (colorations, perms, etc.), and a stressful lifestyle. Stress should be managed in healthy ways to help reduce its impact on the body. Exercise, meditation, and rest are recommended.

Dietary concerns are sometimes factors contributing to hair loss in women. Some of the culprits include protein deficiency or excess, vitamin or mineral deficiencies, and extreme dieting. Identifying any dietary contributors to hair loss can empower a woman to slow or, in some cases, stop her hair loss.









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