older menI am only in my mid 30s and yet people mistake me to be somewhere between 45 and 50 years old. I guess I do not blame these people because indeed my face has aged a lot on account of the stress that I get from my work and family. I even look older than my eldest sibling who is in fact 12 years older than me. It was sometimes embarrassing not only on my part but also on the part of the people who mistook my age but I guess I only had myself to blame then because I never addressed the issue when in fact there was an available solution.

I wanted to visit a medi spa clinic but was so ashamed to do it because I felt that it was no place for men. I had the impression that medical spa clinics are only for women and are not for men. It was a good thing that a close friend of mine made me change my view on medical spa clinics and dermatologists when he brought me in one of the medical spas available in our place. I was so surprised to find out that indeed the medical spa is a place for both women and men. I realized that men have also become more conscious on the effects of aging and stress in their face and skin and are becoming proactive in preventing or reducing these undesirable effects.

It did not take me a long time before a doctor examined me and heard my concerns. I was advised that my skin had indeed undergone an advanced aging process because of stress. Since I cannot do anything about the stress I experience daily, what I can do is to undergo skin care treatments to address the wrinkles and excessive skin fold on my face. I was presented by the doctor with various treatment options that included Botox , dermal fillers, IPL and PRP.

Since I knew nothing of those treatments, I just told my doctor to give the treatment that best suits me for as long as I get the results that I desired which was to look younger or at least look right for my age.

I received botox injections and a week after it was injected to me; I noticed a significant improvement in my wrinkles. The wrinkles were no longer very obvious as it used to be. People also started teasing me that I looked younger and this really and this really made feel great and become more confident.

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Compounding pharmacies are dedicated in providing patients with the best methods of administration to suit their specific needs. Compounding is simply the process of combining and processing appropriate ingredients as medication using various tools. When it comes to pain management, a compounding pharmacy normally resorts to topical solutions, as this is the most direct way of treating affected areas and it minimizes side effects as well.

Key Ingredients to Relieve Chronic Pain

A great advantage of compounded medications is that it can be transformed into topical solutions that directly relieves the affected pain areas. A reputable compounding pharmacy can prepare treatments using any of the following combination of key active ingredients in a variety of strengths to relieve chronic pain:

  • pain management clinicGabapentin
  • Ketamine
  • Amitriptyline
  • Clonidine
  • Baclofen
  • Lidocaine
  • Cyclobenzaprine

Regarding Pain Management

Pain management in crucial because it prevents people from enjoying the simple joys of life, like walking down the park or carrying their own personal items. Even mundane tasks such as dialing a number could be excruciatingly painful for people suffering from acute or chronic pain. Now compounding pharmacies with specialized Tampa pain management doctors have found a way to help people with debilitating and chronic pain have a less painful life by creating customized medication and treatments for their ailments. They have realized that compounding medications that are administered transdermally is the most efficient delivery system. Instead of going the long route when it comes to oral medication, transdermal medication is directly absorbed by the skin, streaming the medicine directly to the blood system. Within seconds patients would be able to feel a noticeable pain alleviation. Furthermore, transdermal transmission causes less side effects and irritation to the digestive system, ensuring that the product directly goes to the bloodstream instead of detouring in the digestive system first, which would mean longer route before any sign of effect takes place.

Compounding Offers Alternatives

A great benefit of compounding is that it offers medications not normally found in other pharmacies. Since they are customized in topical form, they are not found in commercially available products. They include:

Ketoprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body, and is often used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis.

Guaifenesen is related to metrobammate, carisorodol, mephenesin and methocarbamol. It is believed that it acts by interrupting the polysynaptic reflex arc in the spinal cord and in the brain stem. While most commonly known for its use as an expectorant, has been shown to have muscle relaxation qualities.

Magnesium Chloride is an inorganic salt. It has clearly demonstrated versatility as a healing mineral for migraines and pain management, depression, anxiety, sleeplessness and memory. When applied to external wounds it has shown favorable effects, making it ideal for wound cleansing. When taken orally, it was a powerful immuno-stimulant, exhibiting a broad tonic effect from its immune bolstering capabilities.

Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. It is the well-studied drug for this application and it also has been used for treating fibromyalgia.

For a complete list visit Trinity Pharmacy at http://www.trinitypharmacy.com/
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doctorsMy children never miss their vaccinations from their pediatrician not even for a single day. Their doctor and I have known each for several years and since the beginning that the doctor had been looking after my two young kids, I had never let another pediatrician see them. As a matter of fact, if there was no urgency to see my kids’ doctor and the latter was not around, I would just ask for another appointment rather than have my children seen by her assistant. I guess I can’t blame myself after having a bad experience with an earlier pediatrician that really made doubtful on some doctors.

My children almost missed their last vaccination right after we came from a family vacation. It was the last day for their vaccination when we arrived from our vacation. Considering the urgency and without prior appointment, we immediately proceeded to my children’s pediatrician to have their vaccine. We were not able to see them after the doctor called in sick because of flu. I wanted to settle with the assistant since it left me no choice but the assistant was likewise sick and there was no other doctor available to administer the vaccination.

I did not know what to do and I did not want my children to miss their vaccines since I considered their vaccination to require an urgent care. I called a friend and she suggested that I can visit Doctors Express Urgent Care which was not far from the pediatrician’s clinic. In proceeded to the said clinic and was worried that I might not be accommodated because I did not have any appointment. It turned out that it was a walk n clinic and patients could be accommodated even without prior appointment. There were a lot of patients waiting at the reception area and I was again worried that my children might not get their vaccines. I was so delighted that we were accommodated in less than 30 minutes I gave the forms to the receptionist. A young doctor approached me and took the medical history of my children. The doctor was very polite and she appeared to know everything she was talking about. It did not take me a long time to feel comfortable with her. My children liked her too because she was very kind and friendly to my kids.

The doctor was very gentle in handling my children and it was not long after that my children finally completed their vaccination. I was so pleased with the services we received from the clinic and I would definitely return to the clinic for my other medical needs.

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This blog post will give you a quick rundown of what to do, natural health-wise, for different areas of your body.

healthy tips for living


Coconut oil, omega-3 fatty acids, exercise, and brain games will be good for your brain, and help your brain counteract age-related dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and fatigue.


Getting enough sunlight exposure safely and taking strong antioxidants can help your eyes. Eating dark green, fresh vegetables can also help your eyes. Try making green soups or juices every day to get at least seven servings of fruits and vegetables daily.


Cut back on your intake of sugary foods, get enough exercise, drink whey protein, limit your stress, and keep your cholesterol at healthy levels.


Cut down on air pollutants in your home, move to a cleaner place, use natural cleaning products in your home, and stop smoking.


Eat a really healthy diet is good for your nutritional type, and eat mostly whole foods. Leafy, dark green vegetables like broccoli, spinach, and kale will also help your skin. You might consider buying a vegetable juicer. Foods that are high omega-3 fatty acids can also help. You should only use certified organic, natural skincare products.


Omega-3 fatty acids, Curcumin, and vitamins D3 & K can help with your joints.

Stomach & Intestines

Fermented foods, consuming raw, whole foods, and probiotics can help safeguard your stomach & intestines, and keep you regular.

Taking care of your health is easy – it just requires you eat the right foods with the right nutrients and exercise enough. It’s not rocket science, but so few people get off track because their busy lives preclude them from eating right, exercising enough, or sleeping well.

If you’re serious about getting healthy, then start shopping at the health food store, and invest in a juicer and gym membership.

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organic-foodDo you like the appeal and taste of organic food, but you don’t like the price? You can get organic foods with some smart cooking and shopping, and you won’t have to break your budget for food.

There are a lot of places to buy organic foods nowadays, and you have a lot more options when it comes to finding great deals on food. There are major big brand name grocery stores that carry organic food now, plus there are specialty stores, health food stores, farmers’ marketers, and food co-ops. Consider going straight to local biodynamic gardeners to get the best organic food at the lowest price. Not going through the middleman can save you a lot of money.

If you don’t really shop around, there’s a chance you could end up paying too much for organic food. Even though most people are willing to pay a little more for organic food, they’re not able or willing to do so week after week.

Do Ample Research

You have a ton of choices for organic food where you live. It just takes a little research to discover them. Just type the name of your city and “organic” into a search engine, and you’ll see a lot come up.

Try Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are excellent sources of local produce. A ripe tomato from a farm nearby tastes a lot better than a tomato that’s been shipped halfway across the world. It’s also going to be cheaper at a farmers’ market. The trick to landing good deals at farmers’ markets is to ask plenty of questions. Ask about bruised produce, and whether you can get it at a discount. Ask about buying in bulk for a discount. Ask what tastes the best.

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If you are suffering from cataracts, the only way to completely recover and to get rid of the cataracts is to have cataract surgery. This procedure typically involves the removal of the lens of your eye, which is the part affected by cataracts. The lens will be replaced with an artificial lens to give you clear, unclouded vision. Though the surgery may sound painful and difficult, it’s actually relatively quick. In fact, you don’t even have to stay overnight in a hospital. Directly following your surgery, you may have someone drive you home.

Recovery from cataract surgery typically doesn’t take long. It is important to note, however, that in some rare cases, complications from surgery can develop. It is wise to be aware of these potential complications, which can include:

  • Inflammation or swelling of the eye
    Vision loss
    Development of new vision problems

If you do develop any of these complications, don’t panic. Most are easily treatable. The important thing is that you see a doctor regularly after your surgery and that you report any strange symptoms or problems.

Many people find that they are nervous about undergoing cataract surgery, but there’s really no need to be. Most people are in and out of surgery in under an hour. The procedure typically involves dilating the pupil through simple, painless eye drops. You will also be given, in most cases, a sedative to help you relax and an anesthetic to numb the area where the surgery is performed. In most cases, you will not be put to sleep during the surgery. This part can be intimidating to many people, but remember, you won’t feel anything. Furthermore, once the surgery is complete, you will be on your way to healthy eyes and good vision.

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