Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Sweating is a necessary part of our physiology.  We need to sweat to cool our body and regulate our temperature.  However, millions of people suffer from excessive sweating.  This is called hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis can be so severe that it can interfere with social and occupational functioning, ruin clothing and cause a lot of undue stress.
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Common Chemical Peels

One way to rejuvenate your face to look younger is by getting a chemical peel.  Typically, a chemical peel will remove the top layer of skin which also removes the pigmentation and dullness of the skin associated with aging.   Here is a list of the three most common peels and how they differ in their results.
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Botox: How does it work?

Botox and the other neurotoxins, Xeomin and Dysport, have become one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the United States. All three of these products are slightly different forms of the botulinum toxin. What makes them so effective to remove wrinkles?
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Skin Care Tips For A Beach Vacation

Going to the beach for summer vacation is a rite of passage for many families.  There are many hazards that our skin may encounter during a beach vacation.  Here are some tips to make sure our skin stays safe at the beach.
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Protecting Your Skin from Mosquito Bites

In the summer, many of us enjoy going outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather.  Unfortunately, summer is also the time when many insects, particularly mosquitoes, are also active.  At best, a mosquito bite will cause an itchy bump that lasts a few days.  However, mosquitoes can transmit diseases as well. Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Western Equine Encephalitis, West Nile Virus and St. Louis Encephalitis are rare but can be fatal in up to 30% of the cases and have been reported in the United States.  In other countries and occasionally in the United States, malaria, dengue fever and other more serious illness can be transmitted by these small insects.  What are the ways in which we protect ourselves from being bitten and how effective are they?
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