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Thinking of $$$ investment in myself - BLT Vanquish. Uses RF technology. Seems Safe and noninvasive. Thoughts /Feedback?

Thinking of $$$ investment in myself - BLT Vanquish. Uses RF technology. Seems Safe and noninvasive. Thoughts /Feedback?

It's BTL: BLT is a Bacon Lettuce Tomato sandwich.... Kidding aside, we do not give such advice on Health Tap Prime however I would be very careful about weight control or fat removal systems! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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Can spas have ultrasonic liposuction machine?

Can spas have ultrasonic liposuction machine?

Be Careful!: Unfortunately for the “consumer”, there is minimal regulation involved when it comes to who can perform these procedures and the terminology employed etc. Patients need to do their own due diligence. My best advice would be to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons; ask to see lots of examples of their work and talk to previous patients as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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4 months post c-section,is it safe to undergo vanquish for slimming?

4 months post c-section,is it safe to undergo vanquish for slimming?

Should be fine....: Vanquish fat reduction should be safe 4-months post c-section. Ideally your treatments will yield most benefit when combined with eating healthily and exercising. Get a thorough consultation and examination of your areas of concern so you can fully understand treatment course and results to expect. ...Read more

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Introvert coping techniques for big party besides boozing it up?

Introvert coping techniques for big party besides boozing it up?

Party game: Hey, introverts like parties too! they just don't participate in the same way as extraverts do. Perhaps what you're concerned about is anxiety. If so, here's a quick tip: you can't feel anxious unless you're thinking about yourself. So, think of your focus or attention as a hot potato. As long as you keep it on someone else you won't get burned. ...Read more

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Can breathing techniques cure social anxiety?

Can breathing techniques cure social anxiety?

Natural anti-anxiety: Yes. Breathing techniques will bring you lots of tools as you age and take on more and more responsibilities. There are a variety of meditation techniques and there is yoga and yoga breathing. This is a great way to prepare for adulthood. ...Read more

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Do dermal fillers like restalayne really work?

Do dermal fillers like restalayne really work?

Yes: Fda approved dermal fillers are very effective and extremely safe when used appropriately by an experienced professional. They all can provide safe and effective volume restoration and wrinkle treatment in the face with few adverse effects. ...Read more

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Describe tumescent liposuction?

Okay: Tumescent literally means swollen or engorged. It describes a method of preparing for liposuction and by itself does not remove any fat. It's intended purpose is to add large volumes of fluid ( physicians use different formulas) to achieve some degree of anesthesia as well as to facilitate the extraction of fat by limiting blood loss or improving the conduction of energy such as ultrasound. ...Read more

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Home recipes for wrinkle reduction?

Home recipes for wrinkle reduction?

Prevention: The best thing you can do at your home to protect your appearance and decrease the formation of wrinkles is to (1) protect your skin from the sun through the use of broad spectrum UVA and UVB sunscreens and (2) do not smoke. Cigarettes dramatically age the skin and produce wrinkles. Once you see signs of aging, consult with a plastic surgeon. Home remedies can erase more money than wrinkles. ...Read more

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Can hypnotism remove fear?

Can hypnotism remove fear?

It is possible: Hypnosis can be a very powerful tool to help overcome anxiety and fear. Make sure you meet with a therapist that is licensed and certified for hypnotherapy. Many of my clients have benefited by going to see someone trained in rapid resolution therapy using hypnosis. ...Read more

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Will caverject (alprostadil) conquer performance anxiety ed?

Will caverject (alprostadil) conquer performance anxiety ed?

Yes: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medications like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. The first dose is usually administered by a doctor in the office to see how you respond and to demonstrate how it is used. Most men can eventually work up the nerve to use it if nothing else has worked. ...Read more

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Which drugs are good for insomnia. I don't feel comfortable using ambien (zolpidem).

Which drugs are good for insomnia. I don't feel comfortable using ambien (zolpidem).

Melatonin, herbals: There are many types and causes of insomnia. Assuming yours is the occasional, stress-related type (rather than one such as depression that requires more specific treatment), melatonin and/or various herbal mixtures (such as those sold at whole foods or earth fare) are relatively safe and sometimes quite helpful. ...Read more

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Does external ultrasonic liposuction work well?

Maybe: Any external technique that can achieve an internal temperature of between 38-42 degrees celcius has the potential to work on melting fat. The term liposuction is incorrect because in these cases the fat is left behind for the body to absorb. Liposuction is a more invasive procedure requiring an incision to insert the suction cannula to extract the fat permanently. ...Read more

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Can nonsurgical mole removal treatments such as dermatend really work?

Can nonsurgical mole removal treatments such as dermatend really work?

Not well: These products are very unpredictable. Further, you do not know whether you're treating a benign mole or a melanoma. You will be best served from both a medical and cosmetic stand point by consulting with a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for mole removal. ...Read more

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What are relaxation techniques for cultivating positive energy?

What are relaxation techniques for cultivating positive energy?

Yoga is helpful: yoga exercises and meditation encourage abdominal breathing which can automatically lower feelings of stress ...Read more