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  • What is Permanent Makeup?

    Permanent Makeup (PMU) is a specialized cosmetic procedure, performed by a licensed technician, that uses color pigment to give clients permanent eye liner, lip liner, or eyebrows. Sterile hypoallergenic cosmetic pigments are placed into the dermal layer of the skin using single-use, disposable needles. Technicians will use topical numbing cream [...]

    2019-09-05T09:03:24-05:00September 5th, 2019|Wellness|

    Is Your Body Suffering from Low Stomach Acid?

    We need strong stomach acid, hydrochloric acid (HCl), for optimal digestion. Stomach acid helps with protein breakdown, aids in mineral (e.g., iron, magnesium, chromium, selenium) and Vitamin B12 absorption, and serves as a barrier protecting against various microorganisms that might otherwise colonize the gastrointestinal tract. Strong stomach acid also signals [...]

    2019-09-10T17:38:36-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Wellness|

    The Key to Maintaining Your Mind, Body, Independence? Exercise

    As a family practice doctor with an aging patient population, I’m frequently in the position of having to assist my patients through difficult times: cancer, other illness, and the death of loved ones, to name a few. Through these experiences, I’ve realized there are three things my patients tend to fear [...]

    2019-09-05T10:51:21-05:00June 17th, 2019|Fitness|

    Oh, My! What Is His Name?

    Imagine this: At a neighborhood party, you meet Gabriel, a young man who recently moved into the two-story house just down the street from your home. You welcome him warmly. Two days later, while shopping at Harris Teeter, you run into Gabriel. “Hello,” you begin … but you don’t have any idea [...]

    2019-06-17T13:23:18-05:00June 17th, 2019|Wellness|

    Nerves Got You Down? PRP and Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy is a condition plaguing our population. More than 20 million people are suffering from this condition nationwide. So, what exactly is peripheral neuropathy? For some people, it may cause numbness in the hands and feet, making it difficult to maintain balance (increased falls) or to hold onto anything [...]

    2019-03-27T18:22:36-05:00March 21st, 2019|Wellness|
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