Marketing Cosmetic Surgery to Youth

Marketing Cosmetic Surgery to Youth

An ethical debate is starting around cosmetic surgery. It revolves around the promotion by the medical community of elective procedures to youth under 18 years of age. Physicians are using social media, apps and advertising aimed at youth to convey the message that elective cosmetic surgery is desirable, adding pressure to youth to conform to an ideal of beauty when they are particularly susceptible to peer pressure.

 

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Chronic fatigue helped by exercise

Chronic fatigue helped by exercise

The Lancet reports that researchers have confirmed that chronic fatigue is significantly improved by exercise that was both guided and graded. Fatigue was lessened and physical function improved. In the tests physio-therapists guided patients through a self-help booklet of graded exercise one time in person and then followed up 3 times on the phone. The patient was then on his/her own for the 12 week trial.

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The 6 mindful ways to lose 5 pounds

The 6 mindful ways to lose 5 pounds

When you approach weight loss with mindfulness then resistance and struggle are transformed into an easeful approach to well-being. Here are 6 simple ways to gently allow you to regulate weight.

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Keep Your Eyes Cool and Relaxed this Summer

Keep Your Eyes Cool and Relaxed this Summer

 

Your eyes are among the most important organs in your body. Ayurveda identifies all five elements within your eyes: earth (prithvi) — muscular part of the eye; fire (tejas) — the blood vessels; air (vayu) — the color; water (apu) — the white area; and space (akasha) — the tear ducts and channels. Alochaka Pitta is the subdosha of Pitta which governs outer and inner vision, or intuition. 

 

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10 Natural Beauty Tips

Natural Beauty Tips

When un-natural ingredients are ingested, inhaled or put on the skin (your largest organ) these ingredients move into your system. They destabilize the natural functioning of the body. When you look at the myriad of ways you treat your body, look to ways that are compassionate with your system. Feeling beautiful is positive because it allows you to appreciate and love yourself more. Apply gentleness and caring to all aspects of your life. 

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Ayurvedic Exercise: Are You Fighting to be Fit?

Ayurvedic Exercise: Are You Fighting to be Fit?

Puff.
Pant.
Jump.
Pump.

Stairmaster, squash court, running track... take your sweat-releasing, fat-searing pick. Start today, go at it for just 45 minutes a day, and you can tighten your muscles and lighten your body-mass within the next few weeks.

And why not? Stout is always out and thin is always in, so it makes sense to fit in.

Or does it?

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Arthritis: The numbers, the treatment and the problems

Arthritis: The numbers, the treatment and the problems

23% of adults in the United States suffer from arthritis. That’s 54,000,000 Americans. The Centers for Disease Control reported almost 60% of those diagnosed were between 18 and 64. Almost half of those reported that they felt their arthritis limited their activity and that represents a 20% increase in the last 15 years.

 

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How to avoid skin breakouts and acne

How to avoid skin breakouts and acne

Have you ever noticed how some skin just glows? I used to think a weekly trip to the salon was the answer but I would still breakout, especially if I didn't keep an eye on my diet. Pimples, acne and skin breakouts can be humiliating and painful. So what's the answer? Here are the 4 things that help keep your skin from breakouts:

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Does beauty and high earning potential go together?

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It is a commonly held belief that beautiful people have it easier in life generally and they make more money than someone who is not beautiful. This preconception has been widely supported in social media and the press.

 

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Are EOS lip balms giving you a rash?

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Evolution of Smooth Lip Balms (EOS) are all the rage because of the fun packaging and flavors but there have been many reports that they are causing rashes and blisters around the lips and there has been a class action law suit against the manufacturer.

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Avoiding Inflammation

Avoiding Inflammation

There are a few main causes of inflammation. It is a normal bodily response to protect us from infection caused by viruses and bacteria. But in some cases the body reacts when there is no danger and reacts to auto-immune diseases like arthritis by causing inflammation. This can cause damage to the body’s own tissue. All inflammation is brought about by the body releasing white blood cells to the affected area causing them to release chemicals that cause redness and swelling in order to protect the body from foreign substances. This type of inflammation is called acute and is beneficial in healing cuts and fighting germs.

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Obesity through the ages

Obesity through the ages

If you look at art through the past 500 years you’ll discover that society has both scorned and fell in love with the idea that a few extra pounds were beautiful and obesity was a sign of success. When Paramahansa Yogananda came to America in the early part of the 20th century he lamented that in India his extra weight was considered an advantage and a sign that he was well fed. In America he was fat.

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Soaking in Epsom Salts bath - An old wife's tale?

Soaking in Epsom Salts bath  - An old wife's tale?

Soaking in a hot bath laced with Epsom salts has been a cure for sore muscles for as long as most of us can remember. But, is it the magical cure for aching muscles that we have chosen to believe?

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Hot Yoga; the good and bad

Hot Yoga; the good and bad

When you do hot yoga you will sweat a lot and this allows your skin to detoxify. This helps in purification but it quickly causes you to de-hydrate. This can be especially dangerous for elderly people.

 

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And now you have 79 Organs in your Body

And now you have 79 Organs in your Body

In 1508 Leonardo Da Vinci described a double fold of peritoneum, the lining of the abdominal cavity that holds your intestine to the wall of your abdomen. But medical doctors have ignored this for over 500 years- until now.

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Flawless Skin Naturally

Flawless Skin Naturally

Be gentle with your skin. It’s your largest organ and deserves gentle care. Avoid detergent soaps. Read the ingredients and select natural plant-based ingredients.

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