“Some people say you are what you eat. I say you are what you know. Understanding your health is the first step towards improving it”
– Talia Zenlea
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Here you’ll find the answers to some of the questions I encounter most commonly in my practice – and ones that you may have had but were afraid to ask!
Beat Dry Skin with These 6 Easy Tips! Now that the weather’s cooling off, if you live in a cold climate you may be thinking about winterizing your pipes, your car, your garden… and your skin?? Dry itchy skin (xerosis cutis) is a common reason for visit in a dermatology clinic, especially here…Details
Fecal Incontinence? You’re Not Alone Having “an accident” as an adult can be extremely embarrassing – something you might not even feel comfortable discussing with your doctor. Know that you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that about 5% of women over the age of 60 will have experienced an involuntary loss of stool. This…Details
Preventing Wrinkes? Sign Me Up! What’s up with preventative Botox? Botulinum toxin injection (brand names including Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®…I will just say “Botox®” for simplicity!) is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures today – and I like to refer to it as a “gateway drug.” Botox® relaxes the muscles into…Details
Just Say “No” to the Little Pink Pill Earlier this month the The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Addyi (flibanserin) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women. Viagra, or the male equivalent to this medication has been on the market since 1998, and was certainly a great achievement…Details