During this procedure, irrigation of the large intestine and the removal of deposits from the intestine mucosa is done by a special apparatus, water and belly massage. It is recommended to eat light pulpy meals, fruit and vegetables and to … Continue reading
Nordic walking is sports walking with special walking sticks, which brings effective movement and an increase in physical fitness. During a walk, up to 600 muscles are working – around 90% of the body’s muscles. The consumption of calories increases … Continue reading
Kneipps’ Cure is part of a water treatment, when the alternative effect of hot and cold water is used, which supports tissue metabolism and blood circulation. In Kneipp’s you walk alternately through water of the temperature of 40-42 degrees centigrade … Continue reading
Tai Chi, as it is practised today, is a combination of a moving form of yoga and meditation. In Tai Chi there are a number of so-called ‘forms’ or ‘sets’ which consist of a humber of movements. Many of these … Continue reading
Jospeh Pilates developed his concept in England whilst interred during the First World War, basing his principles on yoga and Tai Chi. Whilst working at a hospital he began devising equipment to rehabilitate his patients, taking springs from beds and … Continue reading
Coenzyme Q10 is a mitochondrial energizer that has shown remarkable effects against common heart ailments and neurological disorders. In just the past year, scientists have uncovered specific mechanisms indicating that CoQ10 may have a role in fighting certain cancers. Most surprising, however, are new studies that show how CoQ10 guards against a wide array of common age-related disorders. In this article, we summarize recent discoveries that significantly broaden the clinical utility of CoQ10.
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) hormones are the most abundant steroids in the human body. Low levels of DHEA are associated with aging and disease states. Specifically, a deficiency of DHEA has been found to correlate with immune dysfunction, inflammation, greater risk of certain cancers, heart disease in men, and osteoporosis. The special interest in DHEA replacement, however, stems from its function as a prohormone, meaning a precursor to a great variety of beneficial steroids, both in the estrogenic and androgenic family, on an “as-needed” basis.
Stretch marks are scars – transparent and white, most usually occuring as a result of pregnancy. It can also be caused by being overweight, puberty and body building. They are notoriously difficult to remove completely but new therapies such as … Continue reading
NOT ALL OMEGA 3 IS EQUAL SO HOW CAN WE TELL THE DIFFERENCE? Recent media reports have shown that omega 3 supplements on the UK high street vary significantly in terms of the amount of essential fatty acids they contain. … Continue reading
WHAT IS OMEGA 3? ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW AND MORE! Getting the balance right! There are three types of fat: saturated, monosaturated and polyunsaturated which divide into two groups of essential fatty acids (EFAs): omega 3 and omega 6 … Continue reading
Argeriline (cetyl Hexapeptide-3) – is another substance that temporarily inhibits the activity of neurotransmitters responsible for facial muscle contractions, preventing the formation of wrinkles. It works without toxic side-effects.
Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is the body’s natural muscle-relaxing agent, this ingredient is a neurotransmission inhibitor, which instantaneously relaxes muscle contractions that cause wrinkles and fine lines in the skin. It is used as an alternative to BOTOX.
A powerful enzyme and cellular antioxidant that acts as a super-scavanager of dangerous free radicals by ferreting out and destroying them throughout the skin.
A powerful drug used to treat Acne.
Sculptra a deep facial filler, used for holllows, folds and creases. It comes in a powder form and is reconstituted before treatment.
Evolence is a facial filler made from porcine collagen and is injected into shallow lines and wrinkles. More information at www.evolenence.com
Radiesse is a facial filler made from tiny microspheres of calcium hydroxylapatite, which has a consistency similar to bone and has been used safely for a number of years. It is used mainly for deeper folds, marionette lines – nose … Continue reading
Restylane is a family of fillers based on hyaluronic acid, a natural polysaccharide found in the body’s connective tissues. It is a non-animal bio-engineered. There are several products in the family: for fine lines and wrinkles, lips, cheeks & contours.
Glycolic, Hyaluronic Acids Aid Skin Texture, Appearance As people grow older, they often notice that their skin becomes dry and discolored. Glycolic acid and hyaluronic acid may help to alleviate these signs of skin aging. Derived from sugar cane, glycolic … Continue reading
These are another innovative ingredient for restoring youthful skin is a high concentration of ceramides, or lipids similar to those found in cell membranes and brain tissues. These oily lipids are essential in maintaining the protective functions of the skins … Continue reading
Matrixyl 3000 is a unique ingredient that consists of peptides, or short amino acid chains. It helps to lift the skin, thus minimizing the appearance of wrinkles. Matrixyl 3000 contains two different peptides, known as matrikines, that act as cellular … Continue reading
Idebenone is a man-made antioxidant, similar to Co Q10, which was originally used to preserve transplant organs. It is widely used in topical anti-wrinkle creams. Idebenone Fights Photoaging, Improves Skin Health As adults age, their skin is more likely to … Continue reading
A liposome is a tiny bubble made out of the same material as a cell membrane. Liposomes can be filled with drugs, and used to deliver drugs for cancer and other diseases. They are used in the cosmetic industry to … Continue reading
A destructive molecule which because it has a missing atom seeks to scavenge healthy cells to find a replacement. See Antioxidants
A steriod is a hormone, such as cortisone used to reduce inflammation and swelling.