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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

Foods That Can Prevent Stroke

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(iStockphotos) Having a stroke can change you or a loved ones life dramatically. They typically happen out of the blue and the after effects can create anxiety and depression. Certain risk factors of a stroke are out of our control such as gender, age, ethnicity, and family history. Stroke is either caused by blood clots or bleeding in the brain. Symptoms may include difficulty speaking, weakness or numbness in the legs, arms, or face, confusion, and trouble seeing. According to the Population Health Research Institute as posted on Contemporary Clinic , risk factors for stroke include: 1. Excessive alcohol consumption 2. High blood pressure 3. Poor diet 4. Smoking 5. Physical inactivity 6. Obesity 7. Lipids 8. Heart disease 9. Diabetes 10. Stress There are ways you can prevent yourself from a stroke regardless of your family history or age. Researchers believe that 80% of strokes can be prevented. This article addresses how nutrition plays a major role in preve