Most people have heard of Botox and are aware that it is the most popular cosmetic procedure used from combatting certain lines and wrinkles. But not everyone knows how effective this type of cosmetic injectable can be and how it works. If you have forehead or frown lines, a neurotoxin treatment like Botox or Dysport […]
If you visit the skin care isle of any drug store, you will see many topical creams claiming to restore collagen to the skin. While it is true that collagen can make your skin look years younger, you need it to build collagen from the inside out. There are several treatments that can stimulate […]
It is not a secret that the holidays can be detrimental to your waistline. Many people gain several pounds through November and December with so many festivities full of rich foods and sugary drinks. Why wait until January to start a weight loss plan? Now is the time to focus on staying healthy – give […]
Have you heard of PDO thread lifts for anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits? Thread lifting is not a new technique, but it has been vastly improved in recent years. Thread lifting has been used for many years, mainly derived from its popularity in South Korea. However, older techniques required surgery, had more risks and possible complications. […]
Stem cells have been in the headlines for decades due to the many medical possibilities they represent. In recent years, more and more medical treatments harness the power of stem cells to help with healing, cell repair and tissue growth. One of the reasons stem cells are so valuable is their ability to create growth […]
Platelet-rich plasma or PRP treatments have been used for everything from wound healing and reducing wrinkles to stimulating hair growth. The growth factors found in PRP help regenerate cells and tissue, offering a plethora of benefits in cosmetic and medical treatments. The same principals of rejuvenation can be applied with vaginal PRP treatments, offering a […]
Once the kids have their new school clothes, freshly cut hair, all their supplies and head off for a new year at school, it is time for back-to-school selfcare for parents. Let’s face it – summer break is not a break for moms and dads. June through August can be a whirlwind of activities and […]
If you have been spending this summer wearing long shirts, skirts or coverups to hide a belly, thighs or butt you want reduced, it is time to find a more permanent solution. Weight loss is hard – and what works for one person does not always seem to have the same effects for everyone. If […]
Even with a healthy lifestyle, you may have areas on your body that retain small fat pockets. You may be height-weight proportionate, yet still have a double-chin, heavier jowls or pockets of fat around your knees. Diet and exercise are not effective in targeted fat removal, but you do not necessarily need to seek a […]
There is a reason why neuro toxin injections are the most commonly used cosmetic treatment in the U.S. – they work! The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that 7.2 million botulinum toxin type A treatments were used in 2017, with no other cosmetic treatment coming close in numbers. Botox, Dysport and Xeomin are all […]
It is not a secret that exposure to the sun can damage your skin – one afternoon in the sun without sunscreen can leave you with a painful sunburn. What is important to know is how even limited exposure over time can damage your skin and change its appearance. The earlier in life that you […]
There are many different dermal fillers available and each has its pros and cons. Some are better for treating fine wrinkles or plumping lips, while others can add volume to the cheeks or fill deeper lines on the face. One thing they all have in common is that they need to be repeated to maintain […]
Are you still shaving or waxing areas on your body? By now you must know there is another option. Laser hair removal puts an end to shaving your legs or armpits or heading to the salon to have your back or bikini area waxed. You can have beautiful, smooth hair-free skin and never need to […]
Spring is often a time for gearing up your fitness routine, especially with outside sports. The temperatures are perfect for doing your cardio outdoors, from improving your time on your next 5K to crushing your opponents on the tennis court. Keeping active is important to your health, but it is not without risk of injury. […]
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be reminded of how many years have slipped by since you became a mother. With each year that your children mature, you realize that time is also adding up for you. While time is unstoppable, you can slow down the effect it has upon your face. […]
Even with the most meticulous skin care regimen and healthy lifestyle, aging will occur on your face. While you can slow the process, eventually lines and wrinkles appear, and the skin can lose its elasticity as collagen production slows. If you look in the mirror and see those signs of aging appearing, you have options […]
Stem cell use has been talked about for decades, but now the practical applications are finally here. Injections of stem cells derived from amniotic tissue can improve growth and rejuvenation of the body, from wound healing and joint repair to accelerating hair growth. At Arcadia Wellness Center, we offer AmnioFix stem cell injections for hair […]
Have you lost your zip and vigor as you have gotten older? It is very common, especially in those hitting their forties and fifties, but can be seen in some people as early as their late twenties. Both men and women can notice a downward spiral in their energy in mid-life. They may also notices […]
When you have an important event approaching, you want quick options to look your best. Whether you are heading on vacation or have a class reunion, there are treatments that can make your skin glow and minimize the effects of time. While there are many cosmetic treatments that can improve your appearance, many require several […]
When it comes to enhancing the skin, laser treatments can be the most effective non-surgical option for exceptional results. The Venus Versa is an innovative cosmetic treatment application, using cutting-edge technology to address many common cosmetic concerns. Whether you want to smooth away lines and wrinkles, remove hair, tightening skin or fade away sun spots, […]
For many, losing those extra pounds is an ongoing fight. Every year when the ball drops on the previous year, resolutions are made to finally win the battle of weight loss. If losing weight was one of your goals for 2018, it is time to find a new approach to meet the challenge. Doing the […]
Tired of shaving or waxing to keep your skin smooth and hair-free? For 2018, make a resolution to throw away your razors and cancel your waxing appointments with laser hair removal. Imagine the freedom of knowing your legs, armpits, back, chest or bikini area are always free of unwanted hair. With laser hair removal, you […]
Are you planning to gather with friends or family to bring in the New Year? You want to look your best when the ball drops on 2017. Even with the busy holiday season, you still have time to improve the beauty of your skin. Laser resurfacing can give you quick results to even your skin […]
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 […]