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Live Your Life to the Max

A large European study found that 4 lifestyle habits were definitely associated with longer, healthier lives: 1. Exercising vigorously at least one hour per week 2. Eating 4-5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily 3. Not smoking cigarettes 4. Alcohol in moderation (if alcohol is

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Published on: 11-30-2012


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The importance of hormone DHEA

DHEA: Dehydroepiandrosterone After the age of 40, stresses of life can impair your ability to make sufficient DHEA. DHEA is important to make other hormones in the body, for healthy immune function, muscle and bone strength, maintaining energy

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Published on: 11-30-2012


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Doctor’s Perspective

The Glycemic Index (GI) relates to the way your body’s sugar levels respond to certain foods. Low Glycemic Index eating avoids causing spikes in blood insulin levels. A low GI diet has several advantages: There is no starving

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Published on: 10-31-2012


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Doctor’s Prespective

Avoiding Migraines Before Your Period Many women complain of headaches a day before their period and a few days into the period. This poorly understood phenomenon is actually due to the estrogen crash which occurs at

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Published on: 09-25-2012


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Doctor’s Perspective

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we should not only focus on the cure but also on PREVENTION: Natural progesterone in a woman’s body prevents breast cancer. A large Johns Hopkins study showed a tenfold increase in

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Published on: 09-25-2012


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Is it normal for my eyelashes to thin as I age?

Yes, it is normal for your eyelashes to thin as you age. Your eyelashes grow in four different stages: growth, resting, shedding and re-growth. Your lashes continuously cycle through these stages. As we age, eyelash follicles (the

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Published on: 12-17-2014


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Perks for the Holidays

With the holidays and New Year parties fast approaching don’t let your beauty routine get lost in the shuffle, stop in and take advantage of our Holiday Botox and Dysport Specials! Plan to look your best in

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Published on: 12-15-2014


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Let’s Talk about Your Skin!

Drop by for a Complimentary Skincare Consultation A special time where we can discuss cosmetic services and medical grade skincare that can help you look your best!  We will listen to your concerns and explain cosmetic services and

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Published on: 11-26-2014


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Am I having a reaction?

Are you having a reaction to your skincare? Chances are that you’ve had a reaction to a skin-care product or cosmetic somewhere on your face or body but how do you know if you are having

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Published on: 11-12-2014


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Do I have to to wear sunscreen in the fall and winter?

Sunscreen is often forgotten about once the weather becomes cooler and the days become shorter. Regardless of cooler weather, the sun can still harm your skin. Many people wonder,  “Do I really need to wear sunscreen

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Published on: 11-10-2014


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How Much Exercise Do We Need?

Exercise…..We all need it… but how much do we need?  And how do we fit it in to our busy schedules? Physical activity is anything that gets your body moving.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends

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Published on: 08-13-2014


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Getting your Blood Drawn for Testing Hormones

Before your next BioIdentical Hormone Follow-up visit with Dr. Sinda… Here are some things you should know ahead of time to help ensure accurate hormone level results and a comfortable blood draw. What you Need to Know

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Published on: 08-06-2014


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Healthy Coconut Shrimp

Shrimp have many health benefits and best of all they are low in calories & high in protein. Bang for Your Buck = EAT Shrimp! EAT A LOT = HIGH level of NUTRIENTS & Little Calories!! Health Benefits of

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Published on: 08-01-2014


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Refreshing Cucumber Banana Smoothie

This Cucumber Banana Smoothie is one of my favorite green smoothies for lunch or mid-day as it is refreshing and light! Did you know how hydrating cucumbers are? They 95% water and little calories. Because of

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Published on: 07-21-2014


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Raw Seed Crackers

WE ALL LOVE CRACKERS AND CHEESE! Hello everyone! What a wonderful journey with Innovative Directions in Health! Not only do we get balanced with our hormones, sleep great and have tons of energy…we get fabulous recipes that

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Published on: 07-19-2014


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