Kybella is a patented formulation of a pure, nonanimal-derived version of deoxycholic acid, which is an endogenous molecule that aids in the breakdown of dietary fat.
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Below are five benefits that people who have had CoolSculpting done have discovered.
Perhaps, like most American, you tend to overdose on pie, candy, cookies, alcohol and just too much food during the holiday season.
It’s even possible you have thought about using specialized exercised equipment at one time or another. Designed supposedly to accelerate the delivery of buns of steel or perfectly sculpted six-pack abs.
But does specifically targeting certain body parts really produce localized fat loss? Late night commercials and some fitness publications would love to have you believe this. Scientific studies, however, prove otherwise.
A lot of people think that if you target certain parts of their body using exercise, you’re able to focus the places where your body is burning fat. Targeted fat loss, also known as “spot reduction,” is a popular idea partly because it appeals to our intuition.
But how true are these rumors? Is it really that easy? After all, if you’re doing a lot of crunches it seems like your abs should be nice and flat, right?
Chances are that you have heard about using Botox as a beauty treatment. But did you know that Botox can actually help people who have certain health conditions? Below are some of the medical uses for Botox. Continue reading “9 Conditions That Botox Can Help”
It’s possible that you have heard about spider veins or you know someone who has them. But maybe you don’t know what they are or why they happen.
Below we’ll go over what spider veins are, how they happen, the risks that are involved with having them and how you can prevent getting more, along with the spider vein treatment options that are available.
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Have you thought about starting treatment with BOTOX, DYSPORT or XEOMIN but are unsure of what to expect during the procedure?
Don’t let uncertainty get in the way of your dreams.
At Pura Vida Med Spa, we’re not only committed to making our clients feel more confident about their appearance. We’re also committed to putting our clients’ minds at ease when they step through our door for a consultation or procedure.
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Cellulite is something no one likes. Even though exercise can help, there are other options along with exercise to get rid of stubborn fat.
Below are some tips for getting rid of fat and cellulite. Continue reading “4 Tips for Getting Rid of Cellulite and Stubborn Fat”
Whether you have a pooch in your stomach following a pregnancy, fat in your thighs that won’t go away, or bulges around your back and flank. Fat that is localized can be really hard to permanently remove through diet and exercise alone.
A very popular and common cosmetic procedure that a lot of people have had done for removing fat is liposuction and it’s not hard to see why. Liposuction will reduce fat and will refine your body’s contour.
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Perhaps you have heard of dermal fillers but you’re not sure how they work or anything else about them. How long do they last? When should they be used rather than or with Botox? We’re going to look at dermal fillers and give you all of the information so that you can make an informed decision.
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