Health Tips

Did You Know

The sun is at its strongest during noon – 3pm. If you are going to be outside, wear lightweight, light colored clothing, put on sunscreen and drink plenty of water.

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Do You Really Need a High SPF Sunscreen?

If SPF sunscreen helps you prevent sunburn, permeating skin aging, and potentially even cancer, then it goes to logic that you should apply a high SPF.  But, there is a reason SPF 1,000 doesn’t exist and should never exist – it would not be an improvement.  While it is important to choose a safe and effective SPF for sun protection, it does not mean that you need SPF 100.  In fact, it is likely not necessary to use anything over SPF 50.

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Quote By Edward Stanley

“Those who think they have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

Studies have shown that eating breakfast can activate the thermogenesis process, stimulating as well as helping to boost your metabolism.

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Did You Know

During the summertime your body can lose lots of water without any extra exertion. It’s important to drink lots of water to stay hydrated and avoid being dehydrated.

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

Chickpeas can help keep your appetite under control because they are full of protein and fiber which work together to slow digestion and help promote fullness.

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Did You Know

According to the World Health Organization, regular extended exposure to loud noise like concerts, sporting events and headphones can lead to irreversible hearing loss.

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

When buying sunscreen look for the label that says “broad spectrum”. Broad spectrum sunscreen will protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays. Also use an SPF 30 or higher for good protection.

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Did You Know

Did you know green tea has less caffeine than coffee but contains enough to help give you energy. It also contains amino acid L-theanine, which works with caffeine to improve brain function.

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DC Ranch Family Medicine Health Tip

Watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe and peaches are good fruits to eat because of their low amounts of carbohydrates and sugar.

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Reveal a More Smooth and Bright Complexion with Dermaplaning

Regardless of age,  smooth and bright complexion is something we all desire.  And, if someone told you that the way to achieve that is by scraping the surface of your face with a scalpel you might think they were crazy.  But, that is exactly what dermaplaning does and dermaplaning is actually a popular skin treatment…

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3 Benefits of Botox You Probably Didn’t Know

Botox is hardly a secret beauty treatment these days but, interestingly, not everyone knows everything about Botox.  There are actually a myriad of ways to use Botox and you may be missing out on some of these lesser-known advantages of Botox.  Botox is a naturally derived bacterium that has many therapeutic advantages.  It works by blocking nerve signals to muscles so that the muscles cannot contract.  Below are 3 lesser-known benefits of Botox of which you might not yet heard.

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