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Health Risks of Sitting

Any extended sitting — such as at a desk, behind a wheel or in front of a screen — can be harmful. An analysis of 13 studies of sitting time and activity levels found that those who sat for more than eight hours a day with no physical activity had similar health risks as obesity and smoking. It seems clear …

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Coming Soon: Concierge medicine

According to a study by the University of Wisconsin, nearly half of primary physicians today devote under 15 minutes to each patient visit, which the typical patient has about 1.6 times a year. With large doctor’s offices and clinics having to attend to hundreds of patients, getting to know your individual health needs is quite often a challenge of not …

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Are you getting a good night’s sleep?

Getting good quality sleep can help you feel like your best self. Healthy sleep patterns improve learning, memory, creativity, and mood. Healthy sleep also strengthens the immune system and makes it easier to maintain a healthy diet. In this day and age, with so many things that add stress to our lives, getting a good night’s sleep can be very …

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Low Testosterone: Should you be concerned?

What happens to testosterone levels with age? Testosterone levels generally peak during adolescence and early adulthood. As you age, your testosterone level gradually declines—typically about 1% a year after age 30 or 40. For older men, it’s important to determine if a low testosterone level is due to normal aging or if it is due to a disease (hypogonadism). Hypogonadism …

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Dermaplaning facials

Lifestyle aesthetics is happy to offer $50 dermaplaning facials! What is a dermaplaning you might ask. Dermaplaning is a method of physical exfoliation, but as Truth In Aging points out, instead of using granules, a sterile, surgical scalpel is used to gently “shave” the skin’s surface, removing the top-most layer of dead skin along with fine, vellus hair (a.k.a peach …

How Prehabilitation Could Save Lives in a Pandemic

Julie K. Silver: Prehabilitation could save lives in a pandemic March 19, 2020 By definition, prehabilitation involves interventions aimed at improving patients’ health prior to an anticipated upcoming physiologic stressor so that they are better able to withstand that stress. Many decades ago, prehabilitation emerged as a way to prepare soldiers for battle in World War II. A study published in 1946 …

A Message from LifeStyle Aesthetics & Therapeutics

Hi Everyone, I know this is a trying situation for all of us and I’m really looking forward to spending time with you once we are cleared to provide aesthetic and therapeutic services to you again! While I absolutely love seeing you in my treatment room, I always provide recommendations to my clients for their “at home” skin care protocol. Until I’m able …

Congratulations and Farewell to Judy—Dr. Mayer’s Nurse for over 10 Years!

Many of you know that Judy previously lived, worked in and longed to return to California. She has a daughter and 5 beautiful grandchildren living there. In the past year, Judy met a wonderful gentleman named Edgar. They decided to move to California and get married! Judy’s last day at LifeStyle Medicine was August 13. She has arrived in California …

An Efficient AND Thrifty Way to Exercise at Home!

As the world grapples with the effects of COVID-19, social distancing has become the new normal – at least for now. With gyms, beaches, and parks temporarily closed and people being encouraged to stay at home, it’s easy to let your exercise routine fall by the wayside. And working from home or lacking a daily routine can make it hard …

Important Updates and a Personal Message from Dr. Mayer

To LifeStyle Patients and Friends, We wanted to reach out to our patients and friends with information regarding how we are currently operating in our practice. CLINIC PRACTICES * We plan to remain open for essential face-to-face appointments. Our scheduling  provides for one patient at at time to be in the office allowing for appropriate social distancing. We are in the …