What Are Collagen Peptides, Do They Work and Are They Safe? AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Collagen Peptides SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Collagen helps promote hydration and elasticity in the body’s tissues—from bones to muscles to skin and beyond. Aging, genetics, poor diet and environmental factors can lead to collagen deficiency and the commons signs of aging (wrinkles, stiff joints, muscle loss and more). Some people take collagen peptides to boost collagen levels but what are they, do they work and are they safe? First, let’s take a look at the role collagen plays in the body and what happens when production of this fibrous, amino-acid-packed protein drops. What is Collagen? Collagen is a non-soluble protein found in the connective and fibrous tissues of
Having a dedicated skincare routine is essential, but did you know you should be switching things up seasonally? AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Summer Skin Care SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL At the start of every summer, we all expect a beautiful, glowing complex. However, the Texas heat and humidity can do everything but make our skin attractive. Instead, we are forced to deal with splotchy, sunburnt, and sometimes hyper-pigmented skin. Many people stick to their regiment year-round but read on for important tips and treatments that should be on your radar in the coming months. And, when it comes to summer skincare, much of the conversation is focused on prevention methods. Whether you’re dealing with extra oil, shine, or the occasional sunburn, we have some expert ideas for you.
As a Doctor of Nursing Practice and former emergency room nurse, staying healthy has always been important to me. If you’re working on the front lines during the coronavirus crisis—healthcare, grocery store, sanitation, delivery workers and first responders, to name a few—I’m sure your health is a priority, too. Amid the current pandemic, people keep asking me what I do for me, my patients and my family to keep our immune systems strong. Below are my top five tips for optimizing immune system function. None of the following information should be considered to be medical advice for anyone with whom I have not established a healthcare provider-patient relationship as required by law and medically ethical practice guidelines. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY COVID-19 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Dr. Terri’s
If you’re like many people, reversing or slowing the signs of aging is a big concern. Yet, so many options exist today—natural treatments, surgery, minimally-invasive procedures and millions of skincare lines—how do you choose? Let us show you how! We share preventive measures to take NOW and review the top anti-aging treatments available today. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Anti-Aging SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL What factors cause the skin to age, and how can I avoid them? Environmental factors (HELLO UV rays and free radicals!), unhealthy habits, genetics, hormone imbalance and ethnicity can all play a role in premature aging of the skin. Let’s take a closer look at these factors and how to limit their impact. PREVENTIVE SKIN ANTI-AGING TIPS PART 1: 1).
Do you fear the spark in your relationship could flame out or has your hot sex life ship already sailed? Many couples have trouble maintaining a healthy level of sexual intimacy and for a variety of reasons. Busy lives, complacency and health issues can all play a role. If you want to maintain—or reignite—a robust sex life with your partner, consider the following tips. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Sexual Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Can’t find time to make love? Place a priority on intimacy. We get it. Life gets busy—especially if you are raising kids, take care of aging parents, have a demanding career or travel a lot. During life’s busy, exhausting times, it’s also easy to take our partners for granted and put intimacy on the
To detox or not? That is truly the question... AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Detoxing SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Many people try detox diets, cleanses and teas for weight loss or to treat other health issues. The question is: Does detoxing work? The answer is: Yes and no because It depends on why you’re doing it and how you go about it. Wondering if a detox regimen is right for you? Find out if toxicity is causing your weight or health concerns first, then skip the detox fads and turn to a medical professional for advice. Start by evaluating your risk factors for toxicity! Detoxification is a process that removes toxins from the body—and the body does a pretty amazing job of detoxifying
You exercise, you eat right, you don’t get sick often, and you get plenty of rest. So why are you still lagging? Sometimes we can do everything right, but environmental toxins, genetics, and psychological stressors can still take a toll on our physical health. Supplements play a key role in supporting broader health and wellness goals. But what do you know about supplements? We’ll go over a few important factors to keep in mind plus highlight some great supplements to consider adding to your wellness routine. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Supplement Optimization SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Most of the time we’re able to get vitamins and nutrients from our diet, but like we mentioned above environmental factors, genetics, and even illness can deplete our body of the vitamins we need for
New technology and innovative treatments have made it easier to tighten skin without surgery than ever before! Over the years we’ve seen patients from all walks of life, both men and women, who are concerned with how their features change with time. We’re happy to say that you can now refresh your look, rejuvenate your skin, and have a fresh glow—WITHOUT surgery! AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Aesthetics SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Tighten Skin Without Surgery With These Treatments Until recent times the only options to tighten your skin were on either sides of the spectrum, being extreme measures that meant a long and painful surgery that may not leave you happy or quick fixes that never seemed to last. Nowadays there are various treatment options that require
The thyroid may be small, but don’t let it fool you—it can do a lot of good, and just as much damage. This butterfly-shaped gland found in the neck sits just under the voice box with two lobes that sit on either side of the windpipe. The thyroid gland produces key hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which are partially composed of iodine. If that seems like a lot to remember, don’t worry. Most people just call them the thyroid hormones anyway. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Thyroid Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The thyroid can have a huge impact on your overall health from your head to your toes as it’s involved with some pretty important functions, like: Regulates the body’s metabolic rate Heart and digestive function Brain development Muscle
Losing a few hairs is nothing to worry over; in fact, we can lose a few each day without concern. With the average human scalp containing around 100,000 hairs, there’s no need to panic about the strands you see in the shower or on your brush. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Hair Transplant SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL However, permanent hair loss is a real condition that many men and women both face. In the past patients didn’t have many options and spent their dollars on hair treatments and restorative products that never delivered. These outdated treatments never got to the root of the hair loss issue, but at EVEXIAS™ Medical Center, you can bet our team of medical experts will make that our priority. While a healthy diet and lifestyle