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What Are Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  There are physical signs that show that a person is aging. A man for instance may lose hair or black ones slowly change to the color white. Our skin shows signs as well and to understand it, we have to know what wrinkles are. The skin is made up of 3 layers namely the epidermis, the dermis and ..

Smoking Causes Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  Can smoking cause wrinkles? According to many experts, the answer is yes because it accelerates the normal aging process of your skin and contributes to wrinkles from appearing. You will not be able to see the direct effects of smoking immediately but it can after you have smoked for 10 years or so .

Over the Counter Wrinkle Removers

(July 09, 2008)  There are different ways of dealing with wrinkles. You can choose to undergo a procedure or apply something to the affected area. Over the counter wrinkle removers are very much in demand because they are affordable. To give you an idea, here are the things you can get the next time you head on ..

Short Term Wrinkle Solutions

(July 09, 2008)  Wrinkles happen as we age. If you can't afford plastic surgery, there are short term wrinkle solutions you can use. The best part is that there are very few risks so you just have to consult with you dermatologist. Let's talk about each one in alphabetical order. First is Botox which has been ..

Various Exercises to Remove Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  Under eye wrinkles are caused by stressful activities. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with it. The cheapest way of doing it is by engaging in various exercises. What you have to do now is find out what these are. But before we go there, we have to mention other ways to remove wrinkles. The ..

Nine Wrinkle Fighting Foods

(July 09, 2008)  A proper diet can help us maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you don't want to have creases on your face or your skin, you should know what wrinkle fighting foods are good to eat. Here are nine examples. 1. Spinach and other green leafy vegetables are good because it contains lutein that helps give ..

Getting Rid of Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  If you think that women are the only ones that deal with wrinkles, think again because men also have this problem as they age. Fortunately, there are things we can do on our own to help get rid of wrinkles. For those who smoke, you should stop immediately. Studies have shown that this activates ..

Can We Prevent Wrinkled Skin

(July 09, 2008)  The condition of our skin tells a lot about who we are. If it is not that elastic or as thinner as before, then you may already have wrinkled skin. The question now is, can we prevent it? A lot of experts believe that we are only delaying the inevitable. There have been advances in the ..

Massage Therapy Has Benefits

(July 09, 2008)  Massage therapy has been used for centuries. In fact, there are so many of them around with the purpose of encouraging healing by promoting blood flow, relieving tension, stimulating nerves as well as stretching and loosening muscles and connective tissue to keep them elastic. Read on further to ..

What Should You Know About Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  What should you know about massage therapy? Well apart from it being able to help relieve sore muscles, a few others things like what are the different types, what are the risks, if there are any side effects and whether or not it should substitute conventional medicine. For starters, there are ..

Swedish Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  What is Swedish massage therapy? It is a technique designed to help the muscles in the body relax by applying pressure and then rubbing it in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. Unlike other methods of massage therapy, this was first developed in the 18th century. It is .

How to Give a Soothing Massage

(July 09, 2008)  Massage relieves stress and tension as well as give the person renewed energy. If you want to do this, you have to know how to do it. 1. The first thing you have to do is create the right atmosphere or ambiance. This means finding a cozy, quiet and warm room. You can even use aromatherapy oil or ..

Aromatherapy is a Unique Form of Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  Aromatherapy is a unique form of massage therapy because of the oils that are used during a session. The therapist may use one from more than 90 oils to provide psychological and physical benefits to the body. Most of the oils used for aromatherapy come from natural ingredients. Examples of these ..

There is a Massage Therapy Known As Thai Massage

(July 09, 2008)  You have probably tried out massage therapy in the past. Aside from back massages and shiatsu, there is a massage therapy known as Thai massage Thai massage was developed 2500 years ago by Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha. It moved to Thailand soon after where the Ayurvedic techniques and principles gradually ..

Ten of the Best Types of Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  Massage therapy has been around for hundreds of years. If you need to relief from muscle pain or stress, you can choose from one of the ten best types of massage therapy around. 1. First is Swedish massage therapy. This happens to be the most common type to find in the US because it is very gentle .

There Are Home Remedies For Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  Having wrinkles on your face or on your body is a normal fact of life. You can accept it for what it is or do something about it. Instead of buying expensive creams and moisturizers, perhaps you can try some home remedies that have proven to be effective against wrinkles. You can apply egg whites ..

Shiatsu As a Type of Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  Shiatsu is just one of the many types of massage therapy. In English, the word shiatsu means “finger therapy" and is considered to be a Japanese form of bodywork. Similar to acupuncture, this type of massage therapy is based on the holistic system of traditional Chinese medicine because ..

Chemical Peels Can Remove Wrinkles

(July 09, 2008)  Chemical peels can remove wrinkles. They are also effective in removing the outer layers of sun damaged, blemished, unevenly pigmented, blotchy skin and pre-cancerous growth. There are currently three strengths that are all designed to remove the outer layer of skin so there is fresh new skin ..

Reflexology is Another Form of Massage Therapy

(July 09, 2008)  Reflexology is another form of massage therapy. Similar to shiatsu, it is a physical act of applying pressure to the feet and hands using specific thumb, finger and hand techniques without the use of lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect the human anatomy on both ..

What is Acupuncture?

(June 01, 2008)  It is a form of holistic healthcare that is used to prevent and treat certain diseases as well as relieve pain and anesthetize patients for surgery. Research shows that this began in China and has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. The earliest account of this is found in the book called ..

Acupuncture Can Help Treat Migraines

(June 01, 2008)  Acupuncture can help treat migraines. This was discovered after a comparative study was done with conventional medical care. In some cases, it even prevents it from happening which helps improve the quality of life for the patient. To understand how acupuncture helps migraine sufferers, you have ..

Acupuncture is an Example of Holistic Healthcare

(June 01, 2008)  Holistic healthcare by definition is being able to cure an illness through the use alternative means. This means no medication is given to the patient and an instrument like a bunch of needles could do the trick. Acupuncture has been around for than 2000 years. It is only recently that this ..

Types of Acupuncture

(June 01, 2008)  There are different types of acupuncture. Whichever you decide to use, they are designed to do the same thing and that is to relieve pain or treat certain diseases. The first is called TCM based acupuncture. Here, it uses eight principles of complementary opposites to create harmony in the body. ..

Facial Acupuncture

(June 01, 2008)  Looking beautiful both inside and out is something we all want to achieve. Since your face is ridden with emotion and hormonal issues, you have to take care of it. Fortunately, there is a technique that can do that using painless mini needles and this is better known as facial acupuncture. Facial ..


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