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Rev Up Your Sex Life with Vaginal Revitalization Jun 1st, 2022

Even though vaginal atrophy is common, many women feel too embarrassed to talk about it. As vaginal tissues lose collagen and elasticity, the vaginal walls become thinner and more lax. Left untreated, vaginal atrophy can cause pain during intercourse, embarrassing leaks, and low self-esteem. The good news is that opening up about...

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Benefit Men May 1st, 2022

Men are discovering the beneits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which was once only associated with relieving symptoms of menopause in women. HRT for men with hormone imbalance can restore energy and vitality.  Both men and women experience a gradual reduction in hormone levels as they age. Hormonal fluctuations are...

Why Collagen Is So Important to Your Skin Apr 6th, 2022

It’s hard to ignore problems that have to do with your skin, especially when they seem most prominent on your face and make you look older than you feel. While there are several things that play a role in your skin’s health and appearance, one of the most common culprits...

How Even a Small Reduction in Fat Makes a Huge Difference Mar 1st, 2022

Many people fall off of their diet and exercise plans after failing to meet their goals, but the progress you make is more important than the end result. When it comes to excess fat, any reduction is a big deal for your body. Once you’ve shed those first couple of...

The Mental Health Impact of Poor Sexual Health Feb 1st, 2022

If you’ve ever dealt with a vaginal infection, erectile dysfunction (ED), or unwanted libido changes, you know that poor sexual health can have a negative impact on your emotional well-being.  If you’re struggling in both realms, you’re not alone, and effective support or treatment can go far. At the Wellness...

Intermittent Fasting Offers Benefits Beyond Weight Loss Jan 1st, 2022

Intermittent fasting is an eating strategy that cycles between eating on a regular schedule and periods of fasting. On an intermittent fasting plan you eat only during a specific time window and fast for a certain number of hours each day. At the Wellness Restoration Center in New York City,...

What Causes Hair Loss and How Can I Stop It? Dec 1st, 2021

The medical name for hair loss is alopecia, and it’s often hereditary. However, just because you have a family history of hair loss doesn’t mean you have to like it. Although everyone sheds some hair each day, if your hair is thinning or you have bald patches, you may have...

Turn Back the Clock with Skin Rejuvenation Nov 1st, 2021

At our busy New York City practice, The Wellness Restoration Center in Midtown East, Manhattan, Dr. Marcia A. Harris takes an integrative, whole-patient treatment approach to issues such as medically supervised weight loss, sexual health, hair loss, and skin revitalization. The highly effective, noninvasive treatments Dr. Harris provides for your...

Your Sexual Health Matters: ThermiVA Delivers Vaginal Tightening Without Surgery Oct 1st, 2021

Multiple pregnancies, hormonal imbalances associated with menopause, decreased circulation, and other conditions affecting your vaginal health can also impact your sexual comfort and satisfaction. In the past, women were expected to live with these issues as a natural part of aging.   Fortunately, at The Wellness Restoration Center in New York,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Sep 3rd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Erectile Dysfunction or Normal Aging? Sep 1st, 2021

When erectile dysfunction (ED) hits, the effect on your confidence is often immediate and deep, and it can even perpetuate your ED issues. Defined as difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection, ED has a wide range of causes, and it’s not only older men who suffer from it. Nearly 30...

Ultrasound Evaluation of a Single Treatment Jan 3rd, 2020

J Drugs Dermatol . 2020 Jan 1;19(1):28-34. doi: 10.36849/JDD.2020.4568. Ultrasound Evaluation of a Single Treatment With a Temperature Controlled Multi-Frequency Monopolar Radio Frequency Device for the Improvement of Localized Adiposity on the Abdomen and Flanks Amy Taub, James Bartholomeusz PMID: 31985195 DOI: 10.36849/JDD.2020.4568 Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Energy modalities used for fat reduction include...

Intermittent Fasting And Menopause Nov 17th, 2019

Posted on Wordhealth.net Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular ways to lose weight and improve overall health; this involves skipping food for the majority of the day and eating all meals within a shortened time frame. Benefits of intermittent fasting go beyond weight loss and range from healthy...

Radial shockwave therapy for male erectile rejuvenation Jun 12th, 2019

Radial shockwave therapy for male erectile rejuvenation in a dermatology and/or medical aesthetic practice David Goldberg 1, Anneke Andriessen 2, Michael Gold 3 Affiliations expand PMID: 31187929 DOI: 10.1111/jocd.13022 Abstract Introduction: Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to achieve and maintain an erection to satisfactorily complete intercourse. Treatment depends on the cause and includes phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor medications,...

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a monopolar nonablative radiofrequency device Jul 3rd, 2017

Multicenter Study J Cosmet Dermatol . 2017 Jun;16(2):230-234. doi: 10.1111/jocd.12348. Epub 2017 May 29. Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a monopolar nonablative radiofrequency device for the improvement of vulvo-vaginal laxity and urinary incontinence Shelena Lalji  1 , Paula Lozanova  2 Affiliations PMID: 28556393 DOI: 10.1111/jocd.12348 Abstract Background and objective: Vaginal childbirth, natural process of aging, congenital factors,...

Transcutaneous temperature controlled radiofrequency for orgasmic dysfunction May 28th, 2016

Red M. Alinsod MD, FACOG, FACS, ACGE First published: 19 May 2016 Abstract Background and Objectives To evaluate the safety, tolerability, and clinical efficacy of transcutaneous temperature controlled radiofrequency (TTCRF) on vulvovaginal tissue for orgasmic dysfunction. Study Design/Materials and Methods Subjects included 25 sexually active women, ages 21–65, with self‐reported difficulty...