Botox, the wrinkle treatment made by Allergan, has been approved to treat adults with overactive bladders who cannot tolerate or were not helped by other drugs, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday. Botox injected into the bladder muscle causes the bladder to relax, increasing its storage capacity.
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- Maya Angelou
Happy New Year! We're excited at AcuTake to spend 2013 explaining how acupuncture works and sharing acupuncture-inspired tips for leading a healthier, simpler, more meaningful life. Acupuncture helps us see the world differently -- with more hope, openness, intention, gratitude, compassion, patience and clarity. In doing so, it changes us.
Here are 13 specific ways that acupuncture can change your life in 2013.
1. It will open your mind.
Acupuncture requires us to think about health in entirely new ways. Despite noble efforts by many to find one, there is no biomedical equivalent for qi or meridians. Acupuncture turns mainstream medical tenets on their head. It will remind you that there are multiple ways of seeing the world.
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The elderly may have more than just years of wisdom to share with us. Their elderly bottoms may help crack the code of aging skin.
In a small study on octogenarians just published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, researchers found that dermal fillers do more than plump up the skin, they can make it act younger.
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Get Well, Stay Well, Look Great.
Dr. John LaLonde founded the Newport Medical and Wellness Center in 2007 to fulfill his vision of an Integrated Medical and Wellness Center, where his patients could be comfortably treated for Medical Problems, Future Medical Issues could be Prevented, an Active/Healthy Lifestyle could be encouraged and Maintained, and their Physical Appearance could be improved.
The Newport Medical and Wellness Center offers a Multidisciplinary, Team approach to meeting Medical, Cosmetic, Rehabilitative, Fitness and Medical Weight Loss needs. The Team includes Family Practitioners, Physical Therapists, a Psychologist, and Registered Nurses.
One of our patients recently summed the Center up quite nicely: “I feel like all the Elements of Wellness are present in that space. Words that come mind: Warm, Holistic, Fun, and Open!”
2216 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Mon – Thurs
8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday
Closed 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. for lunch
After Hours Please call 949.631.9009 physician on-call.