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Freeze Fat? Does It Really Work?

CoolSculpting in Glen Allen, VA If you haven’t already heard of it, just turn on your tv to ESPN or HGTV and it won’t be long before a CoolSculpting® commercial will catch your attention. “Remove fat by using cooling technology that has absolutely no needles, no surgery, and no downtime.**” It sounds too good to… Read More »

Cool Sculpting Near Richmond, VA

In the modern day, we’re always searching for quick, efficient new ways to sculpt our bodies.  Of course, diet and exercise are an adequate way to initially lose excess weight and inches. Through science, and of course our own efforts, it has unfortunately been proven that we can’t choose where exactly we lose the inches… Read More »

Food Is Confusing!

Let’s start with the obvious: it is incredibly confusing to know what to eat today! If you’ve read any news in the last few years, you have probably heard plenty of talk demonizing carbohydrates and gluten. A few years ago, it was all about “low fat”. That might explain the extra 20 lbs I used… Read More »

Achieve Truly Effective Weight Loss In Our Richmond Area Location

Say no to “quick fix” weight loss programs So many weight loss programs advertise themselves as “slim down quick” programs that claim they can help you lose an extreme amount of weight in a dangerously fast timeframe. And even if the program does get results – typically through some unhealthy form of extreme dieting –… Read More »

HRT For Men

The waiting room at the Masters Men’s Clinic (tagline: Vitality for Life) looks like a pro shop: charcoal etchings of golfers in silhouette, glass-encased displays of duffer paraphernalia. The day I go, the fairway-green leather sofas are occupied by a burly bald fellow in a rugby shirt, a lanky nebbish in his thirties, a rail-thin oldster… Read More »

Allison Pearson: In My View, Every Woman Should Take Hrt

Jill was in her early 40s when she had a hysterectomy. She was put on HRT to counteract the night sweats and extreme tiredness. After two years, she was advised to come off the hormones. The sweats, mood swings and exhaustion came thundering back. Jill’s GP advised her to “go into a corner of the… Read More »

Cancer Risk Or Miracle Cure? The Truth About Hrt

This year I turn 47 – the age that my mum had her menopause. She’s already told me about the hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness I have to look forward to. But it wasn’t until I read Allison Pearson’s account in this paper of her own menopausal brain fog, anxiety, low mood, overactive… Read More »

Why Weight Loss Surgery Works When Diets Don’t

“Bariatric surgery is probably the most effective intervention we have in health care,” says Laurie K. Twells, a clinical epidemiologist at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She bases this bold claim on her experience with seriously obese patients and a detailed analysis of the best studies yet done showing weight-loss surgery’s ability to reverse the often… Read More »