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How to manage your “Macros”; Creating a personalized diet just for you!!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Notes

How to manage your  “Macros”; Creating a personalized diet just for you!!

        With 2016 kicked off into high gear, New Year’s Resolutions are in place and inevitably, weight loss is usually at the top of a lot of peoples lists. The question is, which diet or plan do you choose from? There are so many out there, that it can become confusing at times and makes us wonder to ourselves, “Which  one is right for me?” The answer is actually a pretty simple one to answer: the one that is based on you is the answer. Personalized medicine has become the new buzzword in the...

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The Priapus Shot for Sexual Dysfunction: A patient’s perspective

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Notes

The Priapus Shot for Sexual Dysfunction: A patient’s perspective

An article posted in the Huffington Post(1) back in 2013 suggested that erectile dysfunction or ED, may affect up to 1 in 4 men under the age of 40. More often than not, ED is usually associated with older men due to a variety of factors including health concerns and declining testosterone. This new study is alarming in the fact that not only are younger men having ED, but that most likely it can signal some form of major health concern. Regardless of age, it is becoming more common for men of all age groups to experience some form of...

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Are we wasting time and money on fish oil supplements?

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Notes

Are we wasting time and money on fish oil supplements?

Since the early 1970’s, fish oil has been touted for several health benefits including cardiovascular protection. Danish scientists, Dr. Hans Olaf Bang and Dr. Jorn Dyerberg conducted research on the Intuit people of Greenland and their lack of cardio vascular disease. Their conclusion was that their diet, which is almost exclusively fish, seal and whale blubber, had to be the reason for their lack of cardiovascular disease, and in particular, the cardio protective benefits of fatty acids like Omega-3’s found in their diet....

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It’s in the genes: How your genetic makeup influences weight loss and overall wellness.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Notes

It’s in the genes: How your genetic makeup influences weight loss and overall wellness.

  Why do we gain weight? Why does my husband lose weight and I can’t? Why can’t I keep weight off after I lose it?  These questions and many others associated with health, weight loss and wellness are found in your genes. The wave of the future in healthcare is genetic testing, and we now are offering it here at the Advanced Life Clinic. We have partnered with Pathway Genomics to offer genetic testing that will help us formulate a plan to help you achieve your wellness and weight loss goals. What is genetic testing? The...

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Hand Rejuvenation: Turning back the hands of time.

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Notes

Hand Rejuvenation: Turning back the hands of time.

With the increasing popularity of turning to non-invasive procedures to help us look younger, there are new techniques that address not only the face, but also our hands. Enter the “Hand Lift” performed by Dr. DeGraaff here at the Advanced Life Clinic. As you get older, the hands lose subcutaneous fat which exposes the veins and tendons.  Elasticity also weakens which makes the skin appear looser and thin, and finally age spots start to appear as well. The following graphic shows the progression of aging in the...

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Eclipse fine lines and scars

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Notes

Eclipse fine lines and scars

Fine lines, acne scars or imperfections keeping your skin from shining its brightest? One of our newest products can help you eclipse those spots so you can get your glow on. Eclipse Micropen The Eclipse Micropen, now available at Advanced Life Clinic, uses Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT). Automated Micro-Needling is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for treating the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and to help improve skin’s overall appearance. Tiny needles are used to create controlled...

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Rev up those resolutions

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Notes

Rev up those resolutions

Did you start the new year off with all of the best intentions and resolutions? Now that the New Year’s celebrations are fading away, are your resolutions losing steam? Today we’ve got some tips for how to make resolutions that stick and how to rev up your resolutions to get back on track. It’s all in the details We’ve all heard the saying the devil is in the details and it’s certainly true when it comes to resolutions. Our top tip when it comes to resolutions is don’t be vague. It’s easy to...

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Tomato, tomatah, tabata?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in Notes

Tomato, tomatah, tabata?

Tomato, tomatah, tabata? No matter how you slice it, tabata exercise is a great way to blast fat and reach your fitness and weight-loss goals. Today, we share top tips for fat fighting and belly blasting with effective tabata workouts. How do you tabata? Set a timer for 20 seconds and go as hard as you can. Rest for 10 seconds and repeat the cycle 8 to 20 times and get ready to flush that fat! Don’t be confused by the simplicity, these workouts sizzle! Here’s some top picks for terrific tabata options. Swimming Swimming is the...

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Weigh in: Top Diet and Exercise Trends for 2014

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Notes

Weigh in: Top Diet and Exercise Trends for 2014

A new year…a new beginning…another chance to get it right! Today we’re going to share some of the top diet and exercise trends for 2014. Let this year get you on the path to the best you yet. Here’s a taste of what’s hot and what’s not for the new year. Diet/Weight Loss Trends Paleo, Gluten-Free and Anti-GMO will continue to dominate as well as a focus on eating locally grown and organic. Not sure what  those terms mean? Here’s a breakdown.   Paleo, some call it the caveman diet, is based...

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Lost that loving feeling?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Notes

Lost that loving feeling?

As we age, men and women can start to lose that loving feeling and may start to miss out on the joys of intimacy. At Advanced Life Clinic, we have new treatments for men and women to help bring back that spark. Ladies, take a shot As women age, sexual sensations can fade, leaving many feeling sexually uninspired and causing a decrease in sexual interest. The O-Shot™ is a revolutionary approach to restoring the sensations you’ve lost or even perhaps awakening ones you’ve never experienced. The O-Shot™ is an all-natural, painless and...

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