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What is anti-aging medicine? supplement of 500 mg daily or simply eat two “oily” fish meals
Anti-aging medicine focuses on maintaining per week. Side effects are typically minor, but pregnant women
or people taking blood thinners or aspirin should consult their
health and slowing the aging process. An anti-
aging doctor is usually an MD or osteopath
(DO). They are also chiropractors (DC) or
naturopaths (ND) who receive specialized
physician before taking supplements. Fish oil tablets are free of
mercury and other toxins, but always check the label and ask your
doctor if fish oil supplements are right for you.
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Joseph Mazzei, DO training and certifications relevant to the anti-
David Montgomery, MD, PhD, Senior Cardiology Fellow, Northwestern
aging field of medicine. Anti-aging physicians Memorial Hospital.
are ultimately helping their patients live better. Their practice
involves a comprehensive and holistic approach to manage What are the effects of childhood obesity on
symptoms, increase wellness and improve treatment efficacy. The young adult and adult women, and how can
physician and patient work together to address hormone function, mothers help their children?
nutrition, detoxification and other health areas to promote optimal Research clearly tells us that healthy weight in
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For over 17 years, we’ve been at the forefront of cosmetic dermatology
many anti-aging physicians incorporate alternative medicine, Katherine Kaufer children. Babies of obese women are more
Christoffel, MD, and breakthrough treatments to revitalize and rejuvenate our patients.
a therapeutic approach used in place of traditional medicine. MPH likely to become obese children, especially
Joseph Mazzei, DO, Owner and Operator, BodyLogicMD of Chicago if the mother gains too much weight during
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Traditionally, obstetricians provide care during dermatology®and breakthrough treatments to revitalize and
unhealthy foods are kept out of the house and eating out is just Juvederm
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I’ve heard that fish oil supplements are a movement, which can put the patient at risk for under-treatment or Our experienced service staff is dedicated not only
personalized care, medicaland comfort you deserve. to your success,
good means of combating heart disease. unnecessary radiation exposure to healthy tissue. To address this but also to providing excellence and Your comFort
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Our practice carries cosmeceuticals to combat aging, rosacea, acne
challenge, physicians are using a new FDA-cleared application of you deserve.
Fish oil is not your average vitamin. The oil – 3D ultrasound technology called the Clarity System that visualizes
Our experienced medical staff is also offer wide range of
and your individual skin concerns. Wededicatedanot only to your
found in most fish, but particularly in “oily” fish the precise location and size of the tumor cavity in “real time”
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ultrasound technology most often associated with pregnancy and
deaths and heart rhythm disorders. The main ingredient in fish oil providing images of babies. Precise delivery of radiation to the
is omega-3 fatty acids (abbreviated EPA and DHA), which help target area is critical for women like yourself who opt for breast
reduce blood pressure, decrease inflammation and subsequent conservation therapy—lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy.
hardening of heart arteries. They also have powerful antioxidant Joseph Imperato, MD, FACR, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Lake KeviN S. PiNSKi, MD, SteveN M PruS, PA-c, reNAtA M. BLocK, PA-c
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