Vitality Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine

intermittent fasting
Dec 08 2019

Understanding Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (commonly referred to as "IF") is a way of regulating eating. This regulation is accomplished by introducing periods of reprieve from food. These periods of fasting are usually designated as daily or weekly cycles depending on the selected program. Perhaps while not immediately apparent as to why one would sustain from eating at regular intervals, there are plenty of benefits and advantages afforded to those who fast. Intermittent fasting is a tool for weight control; however, it shouldn't be thought of as a diet since following IF puts no...

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Nov 11 2019

Youthful Skin with Easy Anti-Aging Tricks

Youthful Skin Secrets You May Never Have Heard of Radiant, youthful skin is what everyone strives to achieve. It is no wonder the beauty industry is valued at over 300 billion dollars. The skincare industry is booming. There is a gel or cleanser or face mask promising the fountain of youth in every advertisement. But how much of that can you believe? Will some topical application erase years of stress or age? What can be done to achieve that youthful skin once more? Here are 6 easy anti-aging tricks, and how...

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Nov 11 2019

Can You Use Hormone Therapy to Lose Weight?

Beneficial Effects of Hormone Therapy for Weight Loss Calories in versus calories out. That’s how weight loss has always been framed amongst the medical and fitness community. By eating fewer calories juxtaposed with losing calories through exercise, fat and weight are supposed to drop. It seems like a no-brainer how that relationship between diet and exercise works for achieving weight loss. However, many people pursuing weight loss who’ve diligently followed the mantra “calories in, calories out” have found themselves at a plateau — at a point where all their efforts seem...

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Nov 08 2019

Five Signs You Have a Sluggish Liver, and What You Can Do About It

Early Warning Signs of a Sluggish Liver The liver is responsible for detoxification in our body, protecting us from all the toxins we are exposed to, whether through ingestion or environmental. Improving its function and efficiency supports the digestive function. So how do we know if we need to support the liver? What are the signs your liver could be struggling or become sluggish? Here are 5 early signals your liver is not functioning at optimal levels: Fatigue Low energy levels are often a sign your liver has become stressed. In general, tiredness...

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leaky-gut
Oct 08 2019

What is a Leaky Gut?

Leaky Gut: What Is It and How Do You Heal It Perhaps you've heard of this newly emerging phenomenon if you follow health blogs or keep up with academic medical journals. However, in the off chance, this is your first time stumbling across this illness than more than likely, you're asking yourself, and presumably guessing from its namesake alone, what leaky gut syndrome is. As the name suggests, leaky gut is an issue that stems from digestive tract problems. Understandably, our digestive system is responsible for converting sustenance into energy as...

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benefits-vitamin-c
Oct 04 2019

Amazing Benefits of Vitamin C

8 Significant Benefits of Vitamin C For Your Body Vitamin C is an essential nutrient along with 12 other vitamins crucial for bodily functions. Vitamin C serves an integral role in the growth, development, and repair of bodily tissue. People require Vitamin C in their lives. Not solely because it's a necessity for healthy functioning bodies but because there are several advantages and benefits afforded to one's health by consuming this micronutrient. Surprisingly, we cannot naturally create Vitamin C by ourselves and so must rely on dietary intake and supplements to...

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thyroid-diseases
Sep 20 2019

Thyroid Diseases and Symptoms

Thyroid Diseases, Symptoms, Signs and Treatments The thyroid gland is susceptible to a plethora of afflictions later on in life and is a rather common occurrence. Several diseases affect the thyroid's ability to produce hormones; many of which manifest themselves with a unique set of symptoms. Hereditary disorders and genetic dispositions can cause the thyroid to falter. To best understand thyroid diseases and the signs, it's paramount to recognize the symptoms relative to each condition: Goiter is the term given to the growth of nodules on the thyroid. These nodules create tenderness...

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benefits-of-sleep
Sep 12 2019

Top 5 Health Benefits of Sleep

Benefits of Sleep Have More to Do with Your Health Than You Think Did you know when we're even slightly sleep deprived, our appetite hormones change? It's true! A good night's rest has more health benefits than just restful looking eyes and skin or renewed energy for the day ahead. The importance of a full night of rest has more to do with our overall health and wellbeing than we may realize. Getting less than 6-7 hours a night could be a cause for the development of certain diseases. Here are...

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liver-cleanse
Aug 23 2019

Can Cleansing the Liver Help You Lose Weight?

Weight Loss and Liver Cleanse You may not have given your liver a second thought when it comes to weight loss; however, the liver is the organ responsible for metabolizing fat. Your overall health is affected by the health of your liver. It is the body's natural detoxifier; it helps remove waste products and processes nutrients your body needs. Optimizing your liver health by cleansing or detoxing may help you meet your weight loss goals. Most of us struggle with overburdened organs due to unhealthy food choices and lifestyle. Let's take...

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low-t-therapy
Aug 19 2019

Low T Therapy

Low T Therapy is Not Just For Men Testosterone for men and women Testosterone is often thought of as a "male" hormone, but truthfully it is produced by both men and women. It is responsible for tissue and bone growth and your body's ability to improve muscle strength. The slowing production of testosterone happens in both men and women. What are the symptoms of Low T in Men? Hypogonadism (lowered testosterone) in men begins to show symptoms of hair loss, not just on your head, but all over your body. You may be experiencing...

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Dear Clients, 

Our practice has made a decision to suspend all in office visits at this time due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Prescription refills and phone consults are still available.
Supplement and injection requests are still available and can be mailed.

In Good Health, 
Gina Pastore, ARNP-BC, MSN, ABAAHP
Board Certified Anti-Aging Specialist
Board Certified American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 


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