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Chemical Peels for Acne Scars

Chemical Peels for Acne Scars

When it comes to acne, getting a pimple is just the tip of the iceberg. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to reduce or eliminate breakouts fast. Face washes, acne creams, and even medication can help. But for many, it's the acne aftermath of scars causes concern. And...

Why Menopause Increases Your Risk of Varicose Veins

Why Menopause Increases Your Risk of Varicose Veins

Menopause dramatically reduces the amount of estrogen and progesterone produced in the ovaries. Because of that, women over 50 are at a higher risk of developing varicose veins. Estrogen and progesterone contribute significantly to the health of women's capillaries...

Spider Veins on Your Face: Causes and Treatment

Spider Veins on Your Face: Causes and Treatment

Thin blue, purple, or red lines, which may appear like webs or branches on your face, are known as spider veins. Some people also refer to them as thread veins or broken blood vessels. There could be several reasons for spider veins appearing on the face....

Understanding and Preventing Leg Blood Clots (DVT)

Understanding and Preventing Leg Blood Clots (DVT)

The body has a number of deep veins that circulate blood and return it back to the heart from both legs. However, this phenomenal system also makes legs vulnerable to deep vein thrombosis or DVT. DVT is a blood clot in the leg. Suffering from a current or repeat blood...

Support Your Vein Health While Working from Home

Support Your Vein Health While Working from Home

Working from home during quarantine is disruptive to life in more ways than one. Being stuck at home can affect your mental and physical health, including your veins. Staying inside week after week means more sitting and a lack of mobility. Typically, there is not a...

How Alcohol Contributes to Varicose Veins

How Alcohol Contributes to Varicose Veins

The human body sustains itself through the coordination of multiple organs, processes, glands, and veins. The circulatory system is our body’s “super-highway” essential to good health  as it delivers  nutrients and oxygen in and removes waste from the body. The body’s...

Prevent and Treat Hyperpigmentation

Prevent and Treat Hyperpigmentation

Prevent and treat dark spots on your skin with proper skincare and some helpful tips. Don't be embarrassed by hyperpigmentation. Figure out the cause and treat the issue. The reality is that hyperpigmentation occurs in more people than you may realize....