Skin Can Show Signs of Stress

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You probably know the signs of stress when it comes to your body: tension headaches, feelings of anxiety, neck and shoulder pain, and maybe even high blood pressure. Do you know that the signs of stress probably show up on your face too? Stress affects every single part of your body - including your skin. Take a good look in the mirror and take a deep breath. Are you seeing the signs of stress? Learn how your skin may be signaling you that it is time to relax.

Puffy eyes. Stress keeping you up at night? The three cups of coffee you had this morning are not why we're asking; it's your puffy eyes. If you're tossing and turning all night, it is going to show on your face. Try to relax with a mug of herbal (caffeine-free) tea and turn off your phone, TV or tablet at least one hour before you go to sleep.

Changes in Skin Quality. Stressing out about things takes your mind off taking care of yourself. Stress tends to lead to dry skin. Why? Because you're probably so busy being stressed, you're not remembering to drink enough water, and all that coffee you're drinking to keep you going dehydrates your skin. Get back on track by carrying a water bottle with you and using a high-quality moisturizer.

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Fight Aging Overnight

Fight Aging Overnight
If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times: Getting enough sleep is the key to great skin. Well, maybe we haven't mentioned it a thousand times, but we're saying it now. Not getting a full night's sleep can wreak serious havoc on your skin and leave you at risk of wrinkles. Find out how you can fight the aging process, even in your sleep, with these tips from Innovations Medical.

How Can Sleeping Cause Wrinkles?
Sleeping, per se, does not cause wrinkles. Instead, it is how you sleep that leaves you at risk of lines and creases. When you sleep on your side or stomach, there is a force applied to your face. This force is also applied to the collagen in your skin and will eventually cause the breakdown of this important protein. When collagen breaks down, you're at risk of developing wrinkles, lines and sagging skin.

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Are Wrinkles a Sign of a More Serious Health Issue?

Are Wrinkles a Sign of a More Serious Health Issue?
Concerned about wrinkles? There may be a reason to worry about lines and creases beyond how they affect your appearance. New research presented at the European Society of Cardiology's annual meeting shows a potential link between wrinkles and cardiovascular disease.

Specifically, the heart health researchers are concerned about the connection between deep forehead wrinkles and a higher risk of dying from a heart condition.

This new research may make identifying individuals living with cardiovascular disease, or CVD, a lot easier and less invasive.
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Cancel Out Chest Wrinkles

Cancel Out Chest Wrinkles

hich means it is susceptible to sun damage, creasing and sagging. Dr. Johnson uses Clear and Brilliant laser therapy to treat the delicate décolletage to erase signs of aging and give you great-looking skin.

What Causes Chest Wrinkles?
The combination of the thin skin and the lack of fat in the upper chest area leaves the skin at risk of developing wrinkles and becoming slack. This usually happens around age 40, which unfortunately seems to be the same time many other signs of aging show up, too.

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Skin Improvements on Your Schedule

Skin Improvements on Your Schedule
Want to reduce the signs of aging, but don’t want the downtime that goes along with certain procedures or treatments? If you want to look younger and give your skin a boost, you should consider the dermal filler, Radiesse. Dr. Johnson offers Radiesse, as well as a variety of injectables and dermal fillers that help restore a youthful appearance and improve skin quality. Read up on Radiesse in this blog!

Radiesse is a water-based gel filler, made up of tiny calcium-based spheres. It is injected into the skin to reduce moderate to severe wrinkles that occur near the nose and mouth. Once injected, the gel lifts the skin, smooths wrinkles, and triggers the body to increase production of collagen. Collagen is an essential protein in the body and plays a large role in the quality and appearance of the skin.

Increased collagen production gives the skin long-lasting improvements in quality and texture. Skin is left feeling soft, and the results look natural. As Radiesse is made up of components that are similar to those already found in the body, patients rarely experience allergic or adverse reactions.
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Dr J Off Air - Botox Injections, Are They Safe?


Are you beginning to see deep wrinkles in your face? Would you like to remove those wrinkles and keep a youthful look and your natural expression? Well, Dr. Johnson explains how Botox can help when it's applied at an early age. Listen in as Amy Vanderoef, host of Good Morning Texas talks with Dr. J about injectables and shares her own experience with receiving Botox injections.

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