50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder, and the most severe form of sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, is detrimental to your health and longevity. Studies on a new laser treatment, NightLase®, have shown that sleep apnea is reversible.
Sleep apnea is a fairly common disorder affecting approximately 20% of the adult population. NightLase® is a laser treatment that applies energy in a precise way to cause tissues to shrink and contract, opening up the airway. The results are fairly quick, with an improvement in sleep, snoring, and apnea almost immediately.
Due to the perceptions created by different people, there is a debate on whether workouts alone or diet can be best for the body. Various experts recommend using one or the other, depending on the needs of an individual.
Lectins, of which gluten is the most well-known, are proteins that bind to carbohydrate (sugar) molecules inside the body and alter the way those molecules are processed by the digestive system. According to Dr. Gundry’s research, these alterations lead to serious inflammation, autoimmune disorders, and gastrointestinal problems.
I often hear patients complain that they “have TMJ”. We all have TMJ, because it is a joint located in your jaw. Saying you have TMJ is like saying you “have an arm”. What you likely are suffering from is teeth grinding and clenching that is causing discomfort and damage to your TMJ and surrounding muscles.
In 2018, many dietitians, nutritionists, and weight loss experts are pushing their clients to explore a low-FODMAP diet. So, what is a low-FODMAP diet and how can you get started with one? As a Nutritionist at Allure Medical I’d be happy to tell you…
In the 5:2 diet, you eat normal for 5 days, and fast for 2. This was compared in clinical studies to going on a very low calorie diet, such as 1200k calorie a day. The participants lost more fat in the intermittent fasting diet, and maintained lean bone and muscle mass. Whereas the people who were on the traditional low calorie diets lost less fat and they also lost lean muscle weight.
In the battle against age, most men know they need to exercise and eat right if they want to look (and feel) young. But what most men don’t know is they need to make changes to their diet and lifestyle in order to keep their testosterone levels up. What happens to men when testosterone levels drop?
EMSCULPT is the only procedure to help both women and men build muscle and sculpt their body. In addition, EMSCULPT creates the world’s first non-invasive buttock toning procedure. Dr. Mok put Emsculpt to the test and shared his experience in the video below!