The Importance Of Seeding Of Your Baby’s Microbiome At Birth

The birth of a new baby is a wonderful process. Everyone waits with bated breath for the new arrival. While many are focused on the labor and delivery process, there is another process, which begins prior to birth and continues after the baby is born, that is just as important as the birth. This is the process of the seeding of the baby's microbiome. Understanding what this is, and how to maximize the seeding process, may have major health implications in your child's future. Read More 

Possible Problems With Porcelain Veneers And Why To Seek Help From A Cosmetic Dentist

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic choice for persons with stained, discolored or otherwise less-than-perfect teeth. However, there are occasional problems that arise with porcelain veneers, many of which are caused by mistakes during preparation or installation by general dentists. Below is more information on some of these as well as why you should utilize a skilled cosmetic dentist when your porcelain veneers give you problems: Possible problems associated with inadequately-installed porcelain veneers Read More 

Dealing With Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is a surprisingly common affliction for many Americans. According to Los Angeles-based dermatologist Dr. Jessica Wu, approximately 70 percent of people believe they have sensitive skin. The following outlines the potential causes of skin sensitivity, as well as some helpful advice on how to deal with sensitive skin. What Causes It? There are so many things that can cause skin sensitivity that it's almost overwhelming to diagnose, unless you have the help of your dermatologist. Read More 

Torn Meniscus? The 101 On Treatment Options For This Common Knee Injury

From athletics and age to car or work related accidents, there is an overwhelming number of ways to injure your knee. Considering it is the largest joint in your body, your knee deserves proper care and treatment after an injury. While slight aches and pain may stem from minor injuries, higher levels of discomfort and loss of mobility may be signs of a torn meniscus. Unfortunately, you may not be familiar with the severity of a torn meniscus. Read More 

Hormone Replacement For Menopause: Pros, Cons, & Types

Menopause is a time in a woman's life when her menstrual cycle stops permanently. When menopause begins, ovaries run out of eggs and the hormones deplete. The lower levels of estrogen cause several immediate symptoms along with a higher risk of long-term medical issues. If you are going through menopause, hormone replacement therapy can minimize or even eliminate your symptoms. Symptoms of menopause Menopause has many immediate symptoms. These include: Read More