If you have already decided your New Year’s resolution will be to slim down, now is the time to start making a few changes in your routine. The holiday season is challenging, with many goodies and celebrations that can add extra pounds. While it may be difficult to start a weight loss plan now, you […]
Has the color and texture of your skin changed as you have gotten older? It is not just lines and wrinkles that plague the skin as it ages. Changes in the pigmentation, pore size and elasticity are other factors that make your skin look older, whether it is on your face, hands, chest or other […]
Are you looking for something to accelerate your weight loss? While there may not be a magic bullet that will remove those extra pounds for you, there are nutrients that can make it easier to shed excess weight. “Fat burners” are nutrients that impact your metabolism and energy, helping you metabolize fat for energy. Adding […]
Hormonal changes do not just affect women – men also can be impacted by changes in their hormonal balance as they get older. Low testosterone affects millions of men in midlife, causing a variety of symptoms that can alter their wellbeing. Knowing the signs and symptoms can help you determine whether you should be tested […]
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP has been used in the medical field for decades to promote healing. This safe and effective treatment can now be used to improve the beauty of your skin. PRP has the unique ability to naturally turn back the hands of time when it comes to aging skin, using elements from […]
Have you dieted and exercised, yet struggle to lose extra pounds or maintain a healthy weight? Do you feel tired and fatigued, even when you have had enough rest? A hormone imbalance can be the cause of many disruptions in your wellness, including your metabolism and energy levels.
It is difficult to avoid sun exposure living in Phoenix. The Arizona climate allows for high temperatures and sunny skies all year round, exposing your skin to UV rays that can damage your skin.
When it comes to weight loss, what works for one person does not always work for another. While a healthy diet and enough exercise are key components of most weight loss plans, there are other factors that can impact the success of any plan.
No matter how carefully you pamper your skin, age and sun exposure can take their toll, especially living in Phoenix. Sun damage, loss of elasticity, gravity and loss of fat under the skin ages the skin.
If you have thinning hair or hair loss, there are therapies available to stimulate hair growth, including PRP treatments. PRP is an acronym for Platelet-Rich Plasma, an element in your own blood that can aid in healing.
Chronic pain affects an estimated 20% or more of the population, changing the quality of life for those who suffer from this condition. Almost every aspect of their life is diminished, from the amount of sleep they get each night to affecting their concentration and mood.
It is no secret that the skin changes as you get older. One of the largest changes in the skin is the loss of collagen. Starting in the thirties, collagen production wanes and lines can begin to form.
When it comes to battling wrinkles, Botulinum Toxin Type A has been the leader in cosmetic injections for years. In fact, it was the most common cosmetic procedure performed in 2016.
Do you have fine lines, wrinkles, scars or uneven pigment on your skin? While there are many cosmetic options to treat these common signs of aging and damaged skin, most rely on injections or synthesized products. Microneedling can be a wonderful treatment solution that uses your skin’s own healing properties to fight aging or damage […]
Your skin is an essential part of the face you show the world. Maintaining the health of your skin should be a priority to look your best year after year. Monthly skin facials are one way to help nourish and protect your skin as part of an ongoing skin wellness program; plus, it is a […]
Spring is a time for rejuvenation. If you look in the mirror and see the signs of aging on your face, consider the benefits of a spring cosmetic makeover. Cosmetic procedures are available that can minimize the appearance of lines, wrinkles and skin texture changes that occur as you get older. No need for surgery […]
Fitness is important at every age, especially as you get older. Keeping active helps improve your cardiovascular health, keeps joints flexible and muscles limber. And of course, physical fitness helps you maintain a healthy weight and look your best. But, staying physically fit after forty can be more difficult for a variety of reasons, including […]
Are you entering in to the one of the phases of menopause? Women go through many reproductive stages in their life, but one of the most challenging can be the several years of peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause. The “change” is an apt nickname for this change in hormones that can affect almost every aspect of […]
When you have chronic pain, it can take over your life. Whether it is a symptom of a disease, due to an injury or a condition in itself, trying to control or cope with chronic or acute pain can be difficult. Finding treatment options that can help you manage the pain can give you a higher […]
Food allergies or sensitivities can affect your well-being, often without you realizing they are the culprit. Weight gain, fatigue, inflammation and pain can be caused from undiagnosed food allergies and sensitivities, impacting your quality of life. With food allergy and sensitivity testing, you can identify these underlying causes of health issues and begin treatment to […]
Have you noticed changes in the way your skin looks as you have aged? Even with a proactive skincare program, healthy diet and careful protection against the Phoenix sun, your skin will eventually show the signs of age. Changes in the production of collagen and other factors affect the elasticity and firmness of your skin. […]
Anyone who has fought excess weight knows that putting it on is much easier than taking it back off. The idea of a miracle pill that would raise your metabolism and allow the extra pounds to slide easily off is alluring. Many diet pills and nutritional supplements are marketed with this desire in mind, promising […]
A healthy diet and active lifestyle don’t always equal a healthy weight, especially as you get older. Many men and women struggle with maintaining a healthy weight as they hit their thirties, forties and beyond. Hormonal changes can create an imbalance which sabotage your weight loss efforts, even with those who have substantial will power […]
As men age, even in their thirties and forties, testosterone levels can begin to drop. Other factors like stress and illness can also create low testosterone. For some, this can have adverse effects on their health, wellbeing and quality of life. Changes in energy levels, weight, hair fullness, mood and libido are common side effects as testosterone […]
Being physically fit and improving your body’s performance can enhance your health and well-being. Whether you use exercise to maintain a healthy, fit body or are an athlete striving to meet higher levels of performance, balance is important in your exercise routine. When you push your body too hard without enough rest, your efforts can […]
Are you plagued with extra fat under your chin? Many people retain fat deposits below their chin, creating the infamous double-chin. Although you may not be overweight, this predisposition to store fat below your chin can make your face look heavy, older and less defined. However, there is a new non-invasive cosmetic procedure to combat […]
Unless you have been living under a rock in the Arizona desert, you know that Botox cosmetic is used by millions of women and men. This cosmetic has become a staple in the cosmetic bag of tricks to reverse the hands of time, especially when those hands leave lines on your forehead or brow. If you are noticing lines and […]
Regulating testosterone levels through therapy can have many benefits for men. Through hormone replacement therapy, many men experience higher energy levels, improved mood, metabolism balance and many other health advantages. However, it is vital keep hormone levels stable, which can be easier to achieve with 90-day male hormone therapy treatments. Advantages of 90-day Testosterone Injections […]
When faced with symptoms of hormonal changes, bio-identical hormone therapy is the most natural and effective way to bring women’s hormones back into balance. Hormone replacement therapy isn’t just about mood swings and hot flashes. Low hormone levels in women can increase their risk of heart attack, have negative effects on their sexual relationships, help […]
Have you set yourself personal goals to achieve the body you want only to find yourself slacking with your newfound routine after a few months (or weeks)? Everyone could use a little help sometimes. Motivation is tough and it can fluctuate from “I can do this” to “I can’t do this” in a matter of […]
Have you made significant changes to your lifestyle by incorporating diet and exercise, but you’re still struggling to lose weight? While there are plenty of health benefits that coincide with a healthy diet and exercise plan, it can be frustrating if the scale stays the same. If this sounds familiar, chances are your diet and […]
As men get older, testosterone levels begin to drop. For most men this change begins between the ages of 30 to 40. However, younger men can also experience a drop in testosterone levels, which can affect their health – both mentally and physically. Low testosterone can impact on a man’s ability to build muscle, his […]
People often speak about hidden diseases; however, low testosterone is usually left out of the conversation. The problem with that is, low testosterone majorly impacts on those who are suffering in silence. Low testosterone is linked to aggression, depression, heart disease, and osteoporosis, meaning it is a serious condition that affects a large number of […]
Allergies can occur for a variety of reasons, since there are also different types of allergens. Food is common allergen (both touching and consuming) and can be identified by food allergy testing. Other allergens can be from environmental causes (trees, mold, pollen), chemicals and medication. Each can cause your immune system to overreact, leading to […]
Have you become more fatigued, overweight and lost muscle tone as you have become older? Many men suffer from the side effects caused by lowered testosterone levels as they age. While many people equate lower testosterone with sexual issues, this is only one of the side effects that can plague men as they hit their […]
If you live in Arizona and are looking to enhance your appearance, cosmetic injections may be the answer. As you age, lines, wrinkles and other issues can affect the beauty of your skin. The unrelenting sun in Arizona can cause havoc with your skin, leaving you looking older and less healthy as you age. At […]
Are you lacking energy, experiencing fatigue or combatting excessive weight gain? Hormone imbalance could be the culprit behind these issues. When your body becomes hormonally imbalanced, it can lead to many common health issues that can affect your quality of life. Arcadia Wellness Center offers hormone testing and replacement therapy for our patients in Phoenix, […]
Vitamin B is a naturally occurring vitamin found in a variety of foods we consume; however, vitamin B is more than a single vitamin. Vitamin B is a group of 8 vitamins that are combined to form a group of B vitamins. This specific group of vitamins is vital to our health, especially B12. Many […]