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Should I get a mommy makeover?
Plastic Surgery

Should I get a “mommy makeover?” A mommy makeover is a combination of a tummy tuck and breast surgery to assist a woman in getting back to her pre-pregnancy shape. Recently Jessica Simpson acknowledged in her memoir, “Open Book” that she underwent two tummy tucks because she was unhappy with the extra skin that she felt was sagging around her stomach. The first tummy tuck was fine without complic

Feb 07 2020 | 0 | status: publish
How can you boost up your immune system before surgery?
Allergy & Immunology

How can you boost up your immune surgery before surgery? I asked my doctor how to boost up my immune system and prepare for surgery. Here’s what he said: Eat a lot of protein a week before surgery Quit smoking before surgery Eat a good diet! That includes plant-based foods, high fiber, without sugary, high processed foods Increase exercise. To me, it sounds like the way doctors ask people

Feb 04 2020 | 0 | status: publish
What if antidepressants don't work?
Psychiatry

What if antidepressants don’t work? Some people have tried just about everything for depressions: antidepressants, psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, etc. There are a couple of treatments called brain stimulation therapy: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). In ECT, electrical currents are passed through the brain to impact the function and effect of neurotransmitters in your brain to relieve depression.

Feb 01 2020 | 0 | status: publish
Will Mohs Surgery Leave a Scar?
Dermatology

Will Mohs Surgery Leave a scar? Mohs surgery does leave a scar. Most doctors strive to preserve as much healthy skin as possible. The skin can take a year to heal so many people wait and see improvement over time. For those who feel that the scarring is too great, a plastic surgeon can do a great job of repairing the damaged area. It is important to work with a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon.

Feb 01 2020 | 1 | status: publish
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