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Diastasis recti: can you fix abdominal separation?

Diastasis recti, also called abdominal diastasis or abdominal separation, is a condition where the rectus abdominis muscle aka the sixpack is visibly and abnormally separated along the linea alba, which is the midline of the abdomen made of connective tissue, causing the abdominal contents to protrude. Rectus abdominis diastasis is commonly seen in pregnant women,

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Propranolol (Inderal / Norten / Ciplar tablet 10mg / 40mg): uses, dosage and side effects

Propranolol is a prescription medication belonging to the family of beta-blockers and used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), migraines, anxiety, and other conditions. Beta-blockers are a class of medications that slow down the heart rate and reduce the heart contractility by blocking the action of the hormone adrenaline (aka epinephrine). In most countries worldwide,

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How long do hyaluronic acid dermal fillers REALLY last?

All those interested in getting a dermal filler treatment asked themselves this question, to which the answer seems to be straightforward and consistent among cosmetic practitioners and among different hyaluronic acid filler brands and products: 6 to 18 months. But is this true and is this always the case? A new paper published on the

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Spock eyebrows after Botox: how to fix?

The Spock brow is a fairly common bad cosmetic outcome resulting from botulinum toxin injections such as Botox. It is sometimes referred to as “Joker eyebrow” and to an experienced eye this is a clear give away that you had anti-wrinkle injections. So why does the Spock brow happen? And what is it exactly? Is

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Ciprofloxacin 500 mg uses: UTI and other infections

Ciprofloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections such as UTI, eye, ear, lung, joint, heart, skin, stomach, and intestinal infections. It is a member of a group of antibiotics called quinolones. What is ciprofloxacin hcl 500 mg used for? Ciprofloxacin hcl is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic whose chemical structure

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Aegyo sal surgery: cute Korean puffy eyes (애교살)

Aegyo sal refers to a popular cosmetic surgery procedure performed in South Korea. This has become a trending aesthetic procedure thanks to K-Pop stars and idols in South Korea, but the popularity quickly spread to Thailand, China, Taiwan and Japan where it is commonly performed, as well as to the rest of the world. What

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Why is too much salt bad for you? Excess sodium symptoms and dangers

Excess salt is a well-known health hazard. While sodium is fundamental for our bodies to function properly, consuming it in excess will cause both symptoms and side effects in the short-term and serious health conditions in the long-term. What is table salt? Table salt is a chemical known as sodium chloride (NaCl), which is made

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