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    15Sep, 2017

    MesoTherapy Treatment for Cellulite, Weight-loss, and Anti-aging by Dr. Tess

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    Understanding the physiology of cellulite and the other causes for cellulite helps understand the various treatment options in helping to diminish or eliminate cellulite.  Cellulite is mostly heredity and in women there is a strong hormonal element (estrogen dominance) that contributes to the appearance of cellulite.  Diet, social habits, and other types of cellulite can be treated depending upon the physiology and locations of these cellulite areas. Mesotherapy is not a treatment, Mesotherapy describes an injection to the mesoderm layers of the skin.  There are (2) distinct treatments for Mesotherapy […]
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    8Sep, 2017

    Hormone Replacement Therapy by Dr. Tess

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    Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is an effective treatment using hormones that are identical to the hormones naturally made by your body. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) has transformed the healthcare of men and women as they enter the later stages of life. It provides an alternative to hormones that are synthetic, such as injectable testosterone, or hormones concentrated from horse urine (Premarin). Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is made by compounding pharmacists in customized dosages based on the individual needs of the patient as opposed to the narrow choices available with […]
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    30Aug, 2017

    4 Healthy Life-style Choices by Dr. Tess

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    Don’t Smoke! If you smoke, stopping smoking is often the single most effective thing that you can do to reduce your risk of future illness. Smoking causes lung cancer and other cancers, and increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. The benefit to health occurs rapidly as soon as you stop smoking (but takes a few years before the increased risk reduces completely). If you find it hard to stop smoking, then seek professional advise for help. Watch your Weight You don’t need to get to a perfect weight. If you are overweight you can gain great health benefits […]
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    26Jul, 2017

    Understanding Fillers by Dr. Tess

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    If you’re looking tired, but feeling fine, then maybe it’s time you joined the millions of men and women across the world, who have turned to tried and tested injectable treatments for their beauty needs. Chances are you’ve heard about JUVÉDERM®, Voluma and Restylane® fillers, Radiesse, Dysport, Belotero and more. We here at Dr. Tess of Beverly Hills Beverly Hills offer many leading injectable brands to achieve a new, youthful look. But with over 22 FDA-approved fillers out there, how do you choose which one is right for you? That’s […]
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    21Jul, 2017

    Sclerotherapy facts by Dr Tess

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    Eighty million Americans have some kind of venous disorder, and 80% of these are cosmetic.  Although most Americans do not have a major circulatory problem, visible veins give the impression of aging and of poor health. These spider veins are often hereditary, though women are 3x more likely to develop varicose veins than men.  Other factors contributing to the onset of unwanted veins are work related (standing for long periods of time), pregnancy, and trauma (injury) to the immediate area. Sclerotherapy can be used to address these unsightly issues. Surface veins such as spider veins are like […]
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    13Jul, 2017

    Dr. Tess Tips to Successful Weight Loss

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    Dr. Tess recommends the following tips for successful weigh loss. 1. Add 10 percent to the amount of daily calories you think you’re eating If you think you’re consuming 1,700 calories a day and don’t understand why you’re not losing weight, add another 170 calories to your guesstimate. Chances are, the new number is more accurate. Adjust your eating habits accordingly. 2. After breakfast, stick to water At breakfast, go ahead and drink orange juice. But throughout the rest of the day, focus on water instead of juice or soda. […]
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    6Jul, 2017

    Alleviating Joint Pain with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

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    Pain Management Joints Recent advances in PRP technology have made it possible for Dr. Tess to promote healing, reduce inflammation and speed recovery without surgery. When activated in the body, platelets in the blood release regenerative cells known as “growth factors.” PRP contains several types of growth factors that naturally stabilize and repair tissue while helping to form new, healthy blood cells. Without PRP, injured tissues are often unable to repair themselves because they lack adequate blood supply. By using PRP, Dr. Tess is able to provide the body with the […]
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    29Jun, 2017

    Tips for Preventing Acne by Dr. Tess

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    Keep your face clean Whether or not you have acne, it’s important to wash your face twice daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and extra oil from your skin’s surface. Washing more often than twice daily is not necessarily better; it may do more harm than good. Use warm, not hot, water and a mild facial cleanser. Using a harsh soap (like deodorant body soap) can hurt the already inflamed skin and cause more irritation. Moisturize. Many acne products contain ingredients that dry the skin, so always use a moisturizer that minimizes dryness and […]
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    21Jun, 2017

    Elite Health Cenegenics Program with Dr. Tess

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    Elite Health Program for Men As successful entrepreneurs, executives and family members, our elite patients know that improving their health and the quality of their aging is within their grasp and the dedicated Cenegenics 5-star team is working with them to achieve their lifelong goals. The Cenegenics Way Our approach to the science of age management has been shown to decrease the risk of Age-related disease Increase physical and sexual vitality Improve sleep quality Increase muscle tone Decrease body fat Sharpen mental acuity Advanced health – customized for you Cenegenics […]
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    14Jun, 2017

    Dr. Tess Physician Guided Weight-loss Programs

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    There are a wide variety of reasons which may have led to you becoming overweight. You may have tried numerous fad diets or commercial diets you saw advertised with either no results or temporary results with you eventually regaining the weight you lost plus MORE! You do not have to go through this alone –Dr. Tess will assist you by utilizing physician-guided weight loss management programs. Each weight management program is tailored to the individual and based upon the principles of the overeaters anonymous 12-step program (i.e., Honesty, Hope, Faith, […]
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