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Sagging Jowl Cosmetic Procedures

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The picture above is shocking, and it's me. The first picture is the day I had two syringes of Juvederm Voluma XC. I was told this was completely normal and results would show within two weeks. The second picture is me after 13 days and I was thrilled with the results. While it's shocking I recommend Juvederm for the jowl area. Just maybe plan on not going anywhere for two weeks :-). Here are some other ways people are treating their sagging jowls.                                   (Photo credit: Newbeauty.com ) The lower area of the face can really show your age. Over time, the skin around our cheeks, mouth, andjawline begin to sag making it appear as if we're constantly frowning or even looking older then we really are. Lower facelifts that also target the neck are increasing in popularity. However, there are several non-surgical alternatives that can give you exceptional results with little to no downtime. These options are ideal for individuals who are exhibiting early

How to do Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is used in a lot of new and old diet programs and restricts that amount of time you're allowed to eat. Studies show that there are a number of health benefits to intermittent fasting whether you're doing it for religious or health reasons. When we fast, our bodies begin changing hormone levels and jump-start cellular repair to access stored body fat quicker. This process causes a decrease in insulin levels and an increase in human growth hormone to help facilitate fat burning. By reducing insulin resistance, you lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. It can also reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Oxidative stress and inflammation in the body causes chronic diseases and aging. The part about intermittent fasting that becomes confusing is knowing when to eat and when not to eat.  The 16/8 Method This method I've found works best for me. With this method, you would eat during an 8 hour window and fast every day for 16 hours (including while y