If you are a man, you can thank testosterone for making you the man you are. The hormone has played a leading role in providing you with strength, muscle mass, and strong bone density. It’s also been responsible for giving you your robust sex drive and plays a crucial role in enhancing energy levels to help you with your day-to-day manly pursuits.
If you struggle with your weight, you are definitely not alone. Consider that obesity levels in the U.S. are at epidemic levels, with a record 31.9% of the U.S. adult population classified as clinically obese, according to the United Health Foundation. This percentage represents an 11.9% increase since 2000 and a 20.3% increase since 1990. Clinical obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. This is based on reported height and weight. Researchers believe that obesity can significantly increase the risk for contracting several diseases and health conditions, including:
If your sexual and vaginal health has been compromised by vaginal childbirth, menopause, hysterectomy, hormonal fluctuations, or just aging in general, you may want to consider the benefits of diVa® laser therapy. This hybrid fractional laser technology helps restore vaginal health by resurfacing and strengthening vaginal walls.
If you struggle to lose weight despite making a concerted effort to shed pounds through diet and/or exercise, chronic inflammation may be playing a role. In fact, the link between chronic inflammation and weight gain appears to be so strong that the two feed off of each other to make each condition worse—inflammation leads to weight gain and vice versa.
No one can stop the steady passing of time or prevent the inevitable deterioration of our health that slowly emerges as we age. We can, though, moderate and impede this deterioration by practicing healthy day-to-day living habits involving diet, exercise, and avoiding substances and activities detrimental to good health.
If you have ever had a urinary accident, whether slight leakage or full-on loss of bladder control, you are not alone. In fact, millions of American women suffer from some type of urinary incontinence and, contrary to popular belief, it’s not just a condition that arises as a normal consequence of aging.