Every March, Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place across the world with a mission to raise awareness of the disease which affects an estimated 176 million women around the globe.
Around the world, approximately 38.4% of people will be diagnosed with cancer within their lifetime. The universality of cancer is staggering, making research for treatments and cures a well-recognized priority. Among the many drugs and alternative treatments undergoing clinical trial is a surprising plant most commonly known for its decorative use: mistletoe.
Dermaplaning involves the use of a sterile, surgical grade scalpel to gently scrape, or “shave” off the top layer of dead skin cells and peach fuzz from the face. This physical exfoliation technique leaves skin feeling and looking smoother, healthier and brighter. Unlike shaving, dermaplaning requires a specific technique and use of an extremely sharp, straight blade. This super effective treatment has become increasingly popular for those seeking a relatively quick and painless way to remove facial hair, while experiencing a variety of other skin benefits at the same time.
Hormones are special chemicals produced by glands in our body that act as messengers to tell other parts of the body how and when to work. Because hormones control nearly all tasks in the human body from digestion, growth, appetite, mood, immune function, to libido; a vast variety of symptoms can occur when hormones become out of balance.
As we trudge deeper into the depths winter, many people experience some degree of mood change. We feel less motivated, sentimental, anxious or depressed. For some, these changes are slight and manageable; they may simply feel a bit more fatigued, have a harder time waking up in the morning, or occasionally feel bummed out. With the cold and grey weather, a lot of people opt to stay home, which can lead to feelings of isolation. Although Denver winters can be beautiful, sunny and full of outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, and winter hiking, we become more sedentary. Winter has a clear effect on us -- and our bodies respond to that change.