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    20Oct, 2017

    Tips for Weight-loss by Dr. Tess

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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. Here are some tips: 1. Eat Less Refined Carbs Refined carbohydrates are usually sugar, or grains that have been stripped of their fibrous, nutritious […]

    5Oct, 2017

    Micro-needling Facts by Dr. Tess

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    What is Micro-needling? Micro-needling (also referred to as collagen induction therapy or CIT) is a skin therapy that involves puncturing the skin using a grouping of tiny sterile needles. The purpose of micro-needling is to promote healing with-out scars and encourage new collagen production similar to fractional laser treatments. Unlike the laser, there are minimal side-effects or down-time micro-needling. Who Should do it? Micro-needling is only to be used with caution and physician approval on anyone with an active skin infection or raised lesion (wart, mole, etc) on the area […]

    27Sep, 2017

    Dr. Tess Elite Health Cenegenics Program

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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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    16Aug, 2017

    Acne treatment by Dr. Tess

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    Almost everyone has tried conventional acne therapies and approaches to acne–creams, cleansers, TV products, prescription drugs, and other home remedies–to little or no effect. Many encounter significant side effects from current treatments like topical medications and antibiotics, which makes it even more frustrating when these therapies are not working. Even worse, acne that persists often leads to long-term scarring. Acne is the most common skin disease, affecting over 80% of adolescents and many adults. Acne occurs when oil produced by the sebaceous glands do not reach the surface of the skin, but instead becomes […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]