Health & Wellness

Dr. Demir Baykal, Cardiologist

Heart failure, a major public health problem, is a constellation of signs and symptoms originating from structural and functional abnormalities of the heart. It leads to a generalized maladaptive chronic inflammatory stress reaction in the body. It can be caused by common conditions such as high blood pressure, atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in arteries) or exogenous factors such as viruses, alcohol, toxins. It can also be hereditary.

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Chrissy Thomas, RN, Cosmetic Nurse Injector, Anti-Aging Specialist

The trend in anti-aging in 2019 is a natural, fresh, rejuvenated look. Although the younger women are enjoying much fuller lips right now, we are seeing a decline in the Hollywood trend of overstuffed cheeks and frozen faces in stars as they reach their 50’s and 60’s.

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Heart disease has developed quite the reputation, but not for anything good. of course. When you think of heart disease, what comes to mind? That it’s the number one killer of both men and women, or maybe that it’s something that you only have to worry about when you’re older.

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Dr. Janice Pressley Gynecologist

Uterine fibroids (“leiomyomas” in medical terms) are very common benign tumors of the uterus. They are not cancer and don’t become cancer. At least 50% of all women will have fibroids by age 50, and that percentage may be as high as 80% among black women.

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