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What to Do About Bothersome Loose Skin Jun 1st, 2022

No matter how careful you are about applying sunscreen and slathering on moisturizer, eventually, your skin is going to start to lose some of its sexy firmness. That’s because skin laxity is tied to aging, and as we get older, looser skin is just something we have to get used...

When to Consider a Chemical Peel May 1st, 2022

Fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, uneven tone and texture — all common issues that can have a big effect on your complexion and your confidence. And guess what? No matter how well you care for your skin, these issues can — and almost certainly will — occur at some...

Why Do I Keep Leaking Urine? Apr 1st, 2022

Urinary incontinence can make you feel isolated and alone. But guess what? Millions of Americans suffer from incontinence, a common problem that becomes even more common as you get older. In fact, incontinence is so common among older women and men, many people mistakenly think it’s just a natural part...

5 Popular Uses for Botox® Mar 1st, 2022

Botox® is the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic treatment in the United States, with millions of treatments performed every year. The reasons why are simple: Botox has an established safety profile, treatments are quick and affordable, and — best of all — they work! Botox injections are also versatile, helping...

How to Prepare for a Functional Medicine Consultation Feb 2nd, 2022

When you don’t feel well, your first thought is probably doing all you can to get rid of your symptoms. But unless you treat the cause of those symptoms, it’s a good bet they’ll wind up coming back — and they could be worse. Functional medicine uses a different approach...

Are You a Good Candidate for a Laser Lipo Lift? Jan 13th, 2022

Breast enhancement is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the United States, according to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. But despite that popularity, there are plenty of women who would love to have breast enhancement, but don’t want to undergo a surgical procedure. A laser...

How Does Stress Impact Sexual Health? Dec 15th, 2021

It’s easy to think of sex as a physical act, but your emotional health plays a surprisingly big role, too. In fact, if you have acute or chronic stress, both arousal and sexual “performance” can be affected, as well as your enjoyment.  At Wellife Center in Sandy Springs, Georgia, our...

Body Contouring at a Medical Gym: What To Expect Nov 15th, 2021

Most of us have problem areas on our bellies, waist, flanks, or other areas that we’d like to slim down and tone up. But sadly, diet and exercise just aren’t getting us the results we’re looking for. That’s when body contouring can help.  For years, body contouring meant having liposuction...

Urinary Incontinence in Women: It’s More Common Than You Think but We Have Solutions Oct 15th, 2021

Frequent urges to urinate, leaking urine when you sneeze or laugh, feeling like you have to pee when you just went to the bathroom a little while ago: These are all signs of urinary incontinence (UI), a chronic medical problem that affects as many as a third of American adults....

How ESWT Wave Therapy Is Revolutionizing Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction Sep 14th, 2021

About 30 million American men have erectile dysfunction (ED) — that’s roughly 30 percent of the adult male population in the United States. But even though it’s common, if you suffer from ED, it’s easy to feel like you’re all alone. That’s because erectile dysfunction is about more than sexual...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: Here’s What You Need to Know Aug 17th, 2021

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) plays a vital role in helping lots of men and women fight back against the signs of aging, replacing some of the hormones your body no longer produces.  For years, there was only one type of hormone therapy — now often called “traditional” hormone therapy. But...

How Liposuction and Fat Transfer Work Together To Create Your Dream Body Jul 8th, 2021

Achieving your dream body is all about balance and proportion. Maybe you wish you had a little less fat in one area but a little more volume in another. We’re on a mission to help you feel good about the way you look, and that’s why our experienced team at...

Getting to the Root of Rosacea Symptoms Jul 6th, 2021

Rosacea is a chronic skin inflammation that can make you run for cover at a time when spending time outside with friends is all you want to do. Even indoors, it's hard to ignore your red, bumpy face when you’re staring at your own reflection on every video call! Are...

Chronic Stress Can Affect Your Immunity Jun 2nd, 2021

If you’re like most people, you’ve read a lot of tips on avoiding COVID-19. You likely know the basics: Wash your hands; keep a safe distance from others; avoid travel and quarantine yourself if you have traveled; and don’t go out at all if you experience any symptoms. Staying Healthy...

Nutritional Deficiencies: Why They’re Still Common & How to Avoid Them May 23rd, 2021

Never before in history has so much food been so readily available. With the click of a mouse, many of us can have nutritious, quick to prepare meals delivered right to our door. And, thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to learn about our bodies’ needs and what...

How Meditation Eases Anxiety in Uncertain Times May 23rd, 2021

Tense muscles. Obsessing about the news. Anxiety about the future. Difficulty sleeping. Do all of these sound familiar? You’re definitely not alone. There’s no doubt that we are living with a lot of uncertainty right now.  How can we cope?     Doing Nothing To Cope With Everything The answer might...

Naturopathic Medicine Apr 19th, 2021

Naturopathy is not a medical specialty but a separate and distinct health care tradition: an art, science, philosophy, and practice to prevent and treat illness. Naturopathic medicine is rooted in the belief that the body has an innate healing capacity, and as a result, the recommendations that naturopathic doctors make...

Top Tips To Support Your Adrenals Apr 19th, 2021

Carving out a home workspace, becoming a homes chool teacher overnight - pandemic pivoting is tough. If you feel unsettled and exhausted, you’re not alone. But what if you were already feeling tired, stressed and overwhelmed before? Could your adrenal glands be part of the problem? While there is some...

Taking Women’s Health to Heart Mar 27th, 2021

What does someone with heart disease look like? A stressed out CEO? A smoker over 50? Whatever image came to your mind, chances are it was of a male. We think of heart disease as a male problem, but did you know that more women die of heart disease than...

Fatty Liver: Natural Tips to Restore Liver Health Mar 27th, 2021

You might think that a sluggish liver is something that only heavy drinkers or fans of fried food have to worry about. However, conditions like fatty liver are becoming increasingly common among people who don’t drink much alcohol at all. In fact, fatty liver affects up to 25 to 30...