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Essential Nutrients for Youthful Skin

Beautiful, healthy skin starts from within. Unless you have subjected your skin to too much UV radiation over the years, most of the skin damage comes from poor nutrition, acne, stress, smoking, alcohol, drugs and hormonal changes. Although many skin treatments, lasers and aesthetic surgeries are beneficial and sometimes necessary, treatments alone are not going to change your skin’s health and improve its appearance. There are many things you can do internally to reflect externally. […]

Memory Loss in Seniors – Is it Alzheimer’s?

Many people wrongly assume that memory loss and confusion, when occurring at higher age, are always linked to Alzheimer’s. Although these are some of the most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, they are not exclusively related to it. Other common symptoms of Alzheimer’s include decline in mental ability, depression, mood swings, social withdrawal, anxiety, irritability and delusions. However, there are many possible causes of these symptoms besides Alzheimer’s. For instance, depressive and other emotional disorders […]

Coping with Menopause and its Symptoms

Menopause is the changeover period in a woman’s life when her ovaries stop the production of eggs, the body produces less female hormones estrogen and progesterone, and menstruation becomes irregular and infrequent, before finally stopping altogether. Fast Facts about Menopause Menopause is the period in a woman’s life when her ovaries no longer produce eggs and ovulation has ceased, causing infertility. Premenopause is the phase when a woman begins to experience irregular menstrual periods, low […]

What Is Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

Blepharoplasty (also known as tarsoplasty or eyelid surgery) is a surgical procedure used to remove excess fat, skin and/or muscle from the eyelids to create a more youthful appearance around the eye area. Besides correcting baggy, puffy and droopy eyelids that commonly develop with age, this cosmetic procedure is also performed to restore the correct functioning of the affected eyelid. The ageing process around the eye begins in the late 30s or early 40s, as […]

How to Deal with Aging Skin

There is hardly anyone aged 30 and over who would not like to look a few years younger. A multi-billion dollar global skin care industry thrives on this desire. There are now medications, cosmetic preparations and therapies that can reverse some of the physical signs of aging, for example, to smooth out wrinkles or remove dark “age spots” on the skin. However, the surest way to forestall an aging look is by taking good care […]