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  • Solutions For Pain & Discomfort Recent studies have shown acupuncture to be more effective than usual care (painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, physical therapy, etc.) for help relieving back pain in both short- and long-term cases.
  • Men’s Health: Tips to Boost Testosterone In honor of Men’s Health Month we focus on a common issue that many men experience in their 40s – low testosterone. Although it may seem like a nuisance, similar to menopause in women, the effects of Low T can cause and/or exacerbate health issues and reduce the quality of every day life. ...
  • Dr. Josie Tenore shares her story with Voyage Chicago Dr. Josie Tenore shares her story with Voyage Chicago and talks about past experiences, her current practice and what the future holds! Read full article: Dr. Josie Interviewed by VoyageChicago.com
  • Time for Hope: Additional Interventions for Depression by Dr. Ryan Lombardo, ABAAHP, BCIM, L.Ac. The World Health Organization has declared April 7th, 2017 this year’s World Health Day to bring attention to a condition we all face at some point in life: Depression. For some people, depression is a passing symptom that may last a few days or weeks and then be quickly ...
  • Blanket Diet Recommendations Need to Stop Now! OK, so I’m sick of it… my email inbox is constantly bombarded with various publications sprouting all of these “studies” that make claims on how Americans should eat to get slim and stay slim. Most of them contradict one another and with each passing decade there seems to be a new “belief” fad or ...
  • Hydration for the Winter Months Most of us assume we don’t need to hydrate as much in winter as in summer, but that’s simply not the case. Believe it or not, your risk for dehydration can be greater during the winter. Really? How is that? The human body loses fluid four main ways, including peeing, sweating, breathing and pooping. The organs responsible ...
  • Micronutrient Testing People often ask me, “What is wellness? And where do I start?” The answer is different for everyone, but you can bet that “wellness” encompasses many factors, including feeling “well”… that is, NOT tired, unmotivated, achy, anxious, constipated, itchy, etc. However, the absence of symptoms is not the only definition and not the only criteria. ...
  • Decoding Your Thyroid Thyroid disease affects millions of people in the United States, and most are women. Decoding its functions is proving to be controversial. For example, during all phases of a woman’s life, from puberty to menopause, she may experience multiple symptoms that are often attributed to depression. But now we are seeing that there may be ...
  • At What Age Should I Start Preventive Botox? A common question I get asked by millennials (ages 20-30) is, “Should I get preventive Botox?”. And I suppose some would argue, my automatic response will be, “of course you should”, because Botox and other neurotoxin treatments (Dysport and Xeomin) are a bread and butter staple of my practice. Now I ...
  • FreshSkin Announces Juvéderm Volbella® XC FreshSkin is pleased to announce that Dr Josie Tenore has been chosen among the first physicians in Chicago to receive a shipment of Juvéderm Volbella XC. Volbella is the latest member of the Juvederm family. It’s like the very popular Voluma XC, in that it is also long lasting. It has been approved by the ...
  • Cholesterol – What You Need to Know High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and for stroke, the first and fifth leading causes of death. But it usually has no symptoms, until it’s too late. So how do you know if your cholesterol is too high? No worries. We can do a quick, comprehensive blood test. And high cholesterol ...
  • Autumn’s Favorite Product – A Testimonial ”This product is far and away my favorite for clients who are suffering from pigmentation issues. I personally have a condition called Melasma that worsens with sun exposure. After using Spot Be Gone, morning and night, for two weeks I noticed brighter skin and smaller spots.” Spot Be Gone has 7 different skin lighteners and ...
  • WHY Does the Myth that “CARDIO” burns fat still exist? I don’t get it. As a physician, I know I should be up on the latest research on diet and exercise, I just assume that everyone else reads the latest information that is available all over social media, but apparently I am mistaken. Over the past several months I have had some interesting conversations with folks, ...
  • August 2016 Monthly Newsletter Why is Vitamin D Essential? The Center for Disease Control reports 60% of Americans are Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and keeping healthy. Research suggests that Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to a host of other conditions such as high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and an ...
  • July 2016 Monthly Newsletter + Beauty Event! Summer is in full swing! And to celebrate we have some fantastic specials this month. Also, SAVE THE DATE: July 28 from 10 am – 6 pm we will be having a special Beauty event. Learn more and RSVP here! This month’s newsletter talks about Hydrafacial Treatment and FreshEnergy’s Fat Loss Program. HydraFacial This treatment is great ...
  • Hydration for Marathon and Triathalon Season The strawberry moon was a mere week ago and the dog days of summer are here at last. With that we are now into marathon/triathlon season. While folks should have been training and hydrating appropriately for months, the simple truth is, most folks are still relying heavily on products that contain vitamins, sugar, some electrolytes ...
  • April 2016 – Rosacea Awareness Month Rosacea Awareness Month is about understanding how and why rosacea occurs, so that more people can do something about it. Rosacea is simply a condition where certain facial blood vessels enlarge, giving the cheeks and nose a flushed appearance. It may also produce small red bumps, sometimes with pus, and often resembling acne. Rosacea can ...
  • March 2016 – Skin Care for Winter to Spring Exfoliate Winter’s Buildup of Dry, Flaky Skin A microdermabrasion or hydrafacial treatment is perfect for removing the thick layer of dead skin cells that accumulate in winter. For even better results, add Dr. Josie Recommends® Buff Me Up or Glytone’s KP Kit. Moisturize Your Skin Every Day First, clean the skin with purified water or a mild toner ...
  • Does Botox Help with Depression? – Health Professional Radio Segment overview: Dr. Josie Tenore, MD, talks about Botox, and some studies that show that Botox treatments help those who suffer from depression; and also the welllness and weight loss programs. LISTEN HERE: via HealthProfesionalRadio.com
  • February 2016 – Introducing Kybella What is Kybella? Kybella® is the first FDA approved medication that permanently destroys fat under the chin. If you have a double chin, and especially if you’ve been contemplating plastic surgery, then visit FreshSkin for this minimally invasive alternative. We are one of the first centers in the Chicago area to be trained and ready ...
  • Dr. Josie Speaks about Winter Weather and your Skin in the Daily Herald Dr. Josie Tenore of Highland Park offers tips to keep your skin healthy in the Health and Fitness section of the Daily Herald. And with the weather we are having, these are good things to know! Read full article: Your health: Winter can be hard on your skin
  • Dr. Josie Tenore, MD, on Health Professional Radio! Dr. Josie discusses the biggest challenges for her patients and for her practice – The Challenges of Life Extension Science and the Fight Against Aging! LISTEN HERE: via HealthProfesionalRadio.com
  • January 2016 – Introducing Venus Legacy What is Venus Legacy? Venus Legacy™ is an impressive device that combines radio frequency with suction and magnetic pulses to help tighten skin and reduce fat and cellulite. Its maker, Venus Concept, has found a unique way to vary how the pulses of energy are delivered, causing them to travel deeper into the skin for increased ...
  • December 2015 – Broadband Light (BBL™) Treatments This is the perfect season to continue working on improving the health and quality of your skin. If you’ve never had a BBL, now is a great time to get the best possible value. Check out the information from our December Newsletter below: December 2015 Newsletter To understand what a BBL Treatment is, and whether or ...
  • November 2015 – National Diabetes Month, Insulin Resistance and the Aging process. November is National Diabetes Month (not something I want to be celebrating, mind you). Diabetes is still far too common. It’s arrival is usually a stealthy surprise and the complications can be very serious. Our newsletter this month focuses on early detection of diabetes and what can be done to avoid it in the ...
  • Botox or Fillers? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen patients in consultation for Botox, thinking it’s the panacea of cosmetic beauty. In fact, it is a very useful product. But most individuals over 40 require more than just Botox to restore youthful beauty. Setting aside, for the moment, treatments that are done primarily for the ...
  • What is a Medispa? Sometimes we get the occasional question; What is a Medispa? And how is it different than a “Spa” Spa? MedSpa, Medispa or an Aesthetic Medicine Center are all interchangeable terms that describe practices that offer medically supervised beauty treatments, products and procedures. Here at FreshSkin we offer all of these! In most states, the practice must be ...
  • Treating High Cholesterol (From the FreshSkin September 2015 Newsletter: Download pdf | Subscribe) What do we know? Honestly, it’s hard to say. There are almost as many opinions about how and when to treat high cholesterol as there are experts on the subject. At FreshSkin / FreshEnergy we’ve reviewed the data and came to our own conclusions. First, here ...
  • “Dad Bod?” Don’t. Just don’t. I have been hearing a little too much about “dad bod” recently and cannot believe this is even a thing. Really? When did it become sexy to let your body (and health) go to the point of having increased belly fat, weak muscles, and poor posture? I thought it was a joke at first, ...
  • Acupuncture For Acne – Results of a 40-year Study A systematic review of 43 trials in English and Chinese language studies found acupuncture to be an effective, side effect-free treatment for acne. Some of the individual therapies, like cupping, were even found to be significantly better than pharmaceutical medications at curing patients of their breakouts. (Source: Prevention.com) This study isn’t new. It was published in ...
  • 13 Skincare Tips: How to Get Clear Skin Fast August 05, 2015 – Dealing with acne is no picnic. Luckily, we’re here to help! We consulted three skincare experts to learn their secrets on how to get clear skin. Follow these 13 tips, and you’ll be on your way to a flawless complexion in no time. Read full article here.
  • Adult Acne – Causes, Treatment, and Care Causes include Stress, Medications, Hormones, Diet and Smoking During times of stress the body releases a whole host of chemicals including cortisol, one of the major stress hormones. Cortisol has an effect on how testosterone is manufactured and released throughout the body in both men and women. Increased testosterone levels can result in acne in some ...
  • FreshSkin News, August 2015 Adult Acne Doesn’t Need to be a Problem Even though August is Psoriasis Awareness Month (who knew?), I have decided to address a much more common skin condition, namely Adult Acne. Now you may have thought that acne was a problem just for teens. But no, in fact, at FreshSkin I probably treat more adults with acne ...
  • Best of 2015 Winner – FreshSkin! We are proud to announce that we have won the Make It Better ‘Best of 2015’ award for Best Medispa! Could not have done it with out you! And as a sign of appreciation we will be announcing a special event to celebrate soon – Thank you so much and stay tuned!!! 🙂
  • Drink Water for Thirst Only How many times have you heard the message “drink plenty of fluids,” or “drink 3 liters of fluids per day,” or some such message?  Notice that we have used the term “fluids” and not necessarily water.  Despite that, it’s interesting to me that many folks have just assumed that we mean water.  So now you ...
  • What is a Medical Microdermabrasion Procedure? Treatments using various substances to polish the surface of the skin date back to the ancient Egyptians. Kings and queens used alabaster and pumice to remove blemishes and rough spots and make their skin soft and smooth. Such treatments were essentially unchanged until the mid-1990’s when a skin care technique using aluminum oxide powder was ...
  • The Truth About Biomedical Hormones: Improving Quality of Life for Women and Men Alike July 10, 2015 – When women complain to doctors about symptoms like sleep disruption or hot flashes, they’re often told it’s just a “normal” part of aging. But who wants to be “normal?” Physicians have no problem prescribing medicines to relieve pain, regulate menstruation or lower cholesterol, but often dismiss the tools we have to ...
  • United States of Obesity A study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association displayed some disturbing news regarding the state of overweight and obesity in the United States. Ready for this?… Roughly 35 percent of men and 37 percent of women are considered obese; and still another 40 percent of men and 30 percent ...
  • FreshSkin (on the eHealth Radio Network) July 01, 2015 – Dr. Josie Tenore M.D., MSc – President of FreshSkin, Inc a Medical Spa and Longevity Health Center joins eHealth Radio and the Beauty, Skin Care and Spa Health Channels. Listen here.
  • FreshSkin News, July 2015 SUMMER IS HERE! Ready or not, July is all about heat and humidity, summer clothes and sunburns. It’s the time of year we all want to look better wearing less and feel better being seen. But that’s not always easy. To help, FreshSkin/FreshEnergy will get you there with a different special offer each week in July! And FANTASY ...
  • Seven Steps to Better Skin June 29, 2015 – If you want younger, healthier looking skin, you need to put in some effort. While Botox can smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, and injections do “fill in some of the holes,” these quick fixes do nothing to reverse the effects of aging and the environment. To achieve long-term results, you ...
  • Face aging one breakout at a time June 29, 2015 – Though obviously not pleased, most women are prepared for certain changes that happen to their skin as they age. However, along with the dreaded wrinkles sometimes comes the unexpected scourge of acne. Read full article here.
  • Eat Chocolate for Health June 18, 2015 – Sounds almost too good to be true. Like so many foods that have gone in and out of fashion (eggs, butter and bacon, to name a few), we can now safely add chocolate to the list of foods we should eat for various healthy reasons – from decreasing risk of ...
  • FreshSkin News, June 2015 June is Men’s Health Month Gentlemen, it’s time to pamper yourselves, or perhaps it’s time to be pampered by the women in your lives! Either way, if you’re a man, odds are you won’t pay much attention to your health until it’s gone! But why wait? There are lots of things you can do now to look and ...
  • How to Reduce Stress Lifestyle and Health Improvement Strategies Wow! The past few weeks have been filled with people looking for alternative solutions to reduce blood pressure, anxiety, stress, and dependence on medication. Hearing these complaints again and again, makes me reconsider the pressures we place on ourselves. I read a quote the other day from journalist Ellen ...
  • FreshSkin News, May 2015 May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Time to pull out the UV protection! I know we have discussed this before, but this topic bears repeating!! UV protection should be used every single day, regardless of the weather. Unfortunately, protecting our skin from UV light doesn’t allow it to manufacture Vitamin D3, making it necessary for us ...
  • Win a $1000 Trip from EltaMD! Just wanted to pass this along in case anyone was interested in entering a sweepstakes to win a $1000 Trip and a sun care kit from EltaMD. Sweepstakes Entry Form.
  • Over the Counter Diet Pills = NOT worth the risk! I read an article last week that amazed me; “Young Woman Dies After DNP Diet Pills Bought Online ‘Burned Her From Within’” Do people still think that a “miracle pill” for weight loss really exists? Let me ask this question, if there was a miracle weight loss pill, would there be such an overweight/obesity problem in the ...
  • 6 steps for a spring health tune-up April 20, 2015 – Spring is the season of renewal and a good time for a fresh start when it comes to health maintenance and preventive care. Begin by checking off the items on this list of health and safety measures. Read full article here.
  • Five Non-Surgical Ways to Get Rid of Eye Bags! To properly address the topic of “Bags” under the eyes, we need to accurately define what we may be seeing. Are they “Bags” or are they “Festoons”? “Bags” under the eyes are a common process that occurs genetically with the aging process. As we age, the tissues around the eyes, including some of the ...
  • FreshSkin begins providing acupuncture for weight loss April 10, 2015 – Spring is here, and as the temperature rises, so does our awareness of our weight and skin — two areas where many of us face challenges. FreshSkin, a Highland Park aesthetic medical center, helps patients overcome challenges in those areas and combat the effects of aging to look and feel their ...
  • Top 6 Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings Lately, many clients, especially during weight loss consultations, have complained of sugar cravings and sugar addiction. So, here are a few tips to curb your cravings. Acupuncture.  To be specific, auricular acupuncture is proven to reduce anxiety and addiction to Cocaine, Morphine, and Heroin.  A similar protocol is used to reduce sugar cravings.  In this case, ...
  • Acupuncture for Everyone I recently returned from a 4-day conference on Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. The presenters were a combination of Eastern and Western physicians, MD’s, Ph.D.’s, and DAOM’s with varying specialties, who all mentioned the same thing in their own words: “Acupuncture is not a religion. You don’t have to believe in order for it to work.” From ...
  • Eat Chocolate for Health! Eat chocolate for health? Sounds almost too good to be true.  Like so many foods that have gone in and out of fashion (eggs, butter and bacon, to name a few), we can now safely add chocolate to the list of foods we should eat for various health reasons – from decreasing risk of stroke, ...
  • Spring Skincare tips 2015! As soon as we have adjusted to the spring forward time change, and the weather warms up, we all find a way to spend more time outdoors. Some of us have neglected important steps in caring for our skin during the winter months and the changing season. As we shed layers of clothing it is ...
  • National Nutrition Month: Let’s nourish your body and your skin! Are you and your family getting the nutrients you need? According to recent research from the University of Texas, even people who eat a healthy diet and take a multivitamin, 50% of those are still nutritionally deficient. Nutritional deficiencies in adults vary widely based on genetics, lifestyle, health status, etc. The most common nutritional deficiencies ...
  • Hydrafacial® I had a HydraFacial® done and it wasn’t what I was expecting… We’ve watched the faces of those who took advantage of our HydraFacial® special.  Clearly, we need to explain the procedure and what it will do for you.  A HydraFacial® isn’t really a facial treatment. It’s much more than that.  While facials are luxurious and ...
  • Microneedling How It Works Surgical stainless steel micro-needles pierce the skin to stimulate the dermis and enhance rejuvenation. The injury also causes the body to release growth factors from fibroblasts, keratinocytes and monocytes, all of which contribute to increased collagen and elastin production. There is no inflammation. The process is natural, controlled and routine. Contraindications for micro-needling include, ...
  • FDA approves Bellafill® for Acne Scars Good news! For the past two years, I have been using Bellafill® (aka Artefill®) for treating acne scars, and the results have been excellent. Now, following a ground-breaking study, the FDA has announced their stamp of approval. For those of you who have acne scars, but cannot afford the downtime following laser treatments, finally, there is ...
  • New Year’s Resolutions So, as the saying goes, “Out with the old, in with the new;” etc., etc.  Now is the time to set your intentions and make your new year’s resolutions. What are your resolutions?  How do you plan to accomplish your goals?  Realistic resolutions require personal goal setting sessions, measurable progress, and typically some kind of reward ...
  • Micro-Needling Vs. Profractional Laser Treatments Here is a nice table that spells out the differences between the two. Micro-Needling Profractional Laser How we Treat and potential problems. What it Does Surgical stainless steel micro-needles pierce the skin leading to Apoptosis in the dermis Laser beem that drills small holes in the skin at precise depths that have been determined based on the condition that is being ...
  • The Fountain of Youth Is Here! For years, physicians have prescribed Human Growth Hormone (HGH) as the ‘fountain of youth’ drug. While it has several benefits, the use is banned in competitive sports and it is associates with other significant problems. Prolonged use actually causes the body to stop producing Growth Hormone on its own, creating a dependence on prescription versions. Continually elevated ...
  • Got Back Pain? Get Acupuncture. Recent studies have shown acupuncture to be more effective than usual care (painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, physical therapy, etc.) for help relieving back pain in both short- and long-term cases. One study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine* showed: “Those who got any of the acupuncture treatments were more likely than those getting usual ...
  • Weight Loss, Exercise and Electrolytes Do you ever wonder what people mean when they say you have an “electrolyte imbalance?” How about in commercials for sports drinks that claim their drinks “replenish electrolytes?”   Well, here is your answer.  By definition an electrolyte is a substance that ionizes when dissolved in ionizing substances such as water. They have an electric charge ...
  • What is Exilis? Exilis Skin Tightening and Fat Reduction treatments What is Exilis? Exilis is an exceptionally safe and effective non-invasive aesthetic device that delivers highly controlled, deep heating for both skin tightening and fat reduction. Using safe thermal energy (utilizing radiofrequency technology), patients experience a comfortable, deep heating sensation with each short treatment. Each anatomical zone is treated for ...
  • Family Physician Changes Lives Through Aesthetics Oct 8, 2014 – If you ask Josie Tenore, MD, MSc, about vacation time, you won’t hear about relaxing afternoons on a tropical beach or roasting marshmallows by a campfire. Instead you’ll learn how she serves as the medical director for walk-a-thons, and AIDS bicycle rides from Amsterdam to Paris. “If anybody had ...
  • Are You Losing Your Hair? Are you losing your hair? Finally there may be hope for you. But before we get into that, I am going to explain how hair grows. Hair is created in follicles which are in a continuous cycle of creation, transition and rest. Think of it as a 24-hour workday, only extended over a period of 2-6 ...
  • Dr. Josie Donates To Locks of Love Take a moment to watch Dr. Josie donate her hair to Locks of Love!
  • Acupuncture for Weight Loss I love it when research supports alternative medicine! A study published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine was reported in Men’s Health magazine showing a clinically significant reduction in weight and BMI. The participants were controlled with the same diet and exercise regimen for 8 weeks. The group that received a specific 5-point acupuncture protocol ...
  • Back to School Immune Support Autumn is here and kids are back to school, meeting new friends, playing sports, sharing lunches, holding hands… the list goes on and all aspects point to direct and frequent exposure to bacteria and viruses. There are so many opportunities during the day to contract disease and so few moments for prevention. The first and foremost ...
  • It's Official, I have been at FreshSkin 1 year, I truly am a different person! When I first started working with Dr. Josie, I wasn’t all together sold on anti-aging techniques, so I started out slow……Our esthetician recommended I have a Mandelic Acid Peel by Glytone to reduce the redness on my cheeks. I wasn’t even aware I had redness on my cheeks.  Was there any downtime? No, it is ...
  • Questions about skin care in the sun and wilderness? Skin Care In the Sun: Q: When purchasing sunscreen, what ingredients should you look for? A: Zinc and Titanium are generally the best items for full UV protection.  Don’t forget to apply FreshSkin’s Dr. Josie Recommends product, Protect and “C”erve, BEFORE the sunscreen! Our favorite line of the cream based UV protection is EltaMD, and we sell ...
  • Make It Better Magazine Feature I had a great time being interviewed by “Make It Better”. Click here to read it!
  • Summer Travel Tips! It’s that time of year when everyone is thinking about summer travel. Here is a list of frequently asked questions regarding travel and your skin.  Q: What advice would you give female travelers on what to bring to care for their skin when on the road during the summer, such as moisturizing/face/body washing? A: Many women skip ...
  • Join our Summer Weight Loss Contest! FreshSkin Wellness Presents… SUMMER WEIGHT LOSS CONTEST We provide medically supervised weight loss programs designed to help you burn fat and maintain lean muscle mass. We will perform a computerized body composition analysis multiple times throughout the program. TWO WINNERS! One male & One female! Fat loss will be calculated by our InBody Composition Analysis as percentage of body fat (PBF). The winners will ...
  • Restoring Your Youth with Dermal Fillers and Volumizers As mentioned in other articles, as we age we lose the deep facial fat that sits atop our bones. The bones shift and move, and we lose collagen and elastin in the skin. The final result gives us the appearance that our “face has gone south.” With the exception of how the bones have shifted, ...
  • DNA testing to establish a Healthy Weight Diet! It’s FINALLY here! For those of you who have followed every “FAD” diet on the market place, it will be of no surprise to you that there would be a HUGE interest in knowing what our genetic predisposition for obesity is. A few years ago the “Blood Type Diet” reached a certain level of popularity ...
  • BBL Treatments and Why you should have them! Broadband Light (BBL™) Treatments I know a lot of you are asking, what the heck are these treatments anyways? (OK, so maybe you are not using the word, “heck”, but I get your gist.) I will try to explain this as best I can, if it is too simplistic, I apologize ahead of time. Let’s first start with ...
  • BioIdentical Hormones for Men and Women Recently one of my patients declared, “At some point in a woman’s life, she gets bad healthcare.” Sad commentary, but women are often perceived by physicians as either complainers or having symptoms that are a “normal” part of aging.  My perspective… “Who wants to be normal?” What I mean by this comment is; in 2014 ...
  • We Wrote a Book in a Weekend! Impressive or What? OK, I am RARELY impressed with my abilities, but I have to be honest, Dr. Ryan and I set ourselves a goal of writing a book in a weekend and WE DID IT! Most of you will be asking, what is it about? Are you going to publish it? When you really should be asking, “how ...
  • Boost Your Immunity Autumn is here and kids are back to school, meeting new friends, playing sports, sharing lunches, holding hands… the list goes on and all aspects point to direct and frequent exposure to bacteria and viruses. There are so many opportunities during the day to contract disease and so few moments to prevent it. The first and ...
  • FreshSkin Presents:The Center of Excellence In Health I am pleased to announce the expansion of my practice! Please welcome Dr. Ryan Lombardo, Renata Rivkin RN., Katherine Kania RN. LE, Heather Mahr, and John Treadwell LE to the team. Dr. Lombardo is a Weight Loss, Wellness, & Longevity Specialist who received his Doctorate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental ...
  • Permanent Facial Restoration by Dr. Josie Tenore M.D., MSc. Hi Everyone, As a lot of you already know, I have declared myself to be a “restoration artist”, much like the old masters in Florence. Being Italian, it makes sense.  Think about it: those that restore Renaissance paintings meticulously examine the work of art, painstakingly removing that which has tarnished the canvas and adding color and ...
  • SAVE MONEY ON BOTOX There is a new product on the market that has been clinically proven to both enhance and prolong the effects of BOTOX®. It’s called ZYTAZE® and it is a vitamin supplement which contains Zinc Citrate and Phytase. Background information: The way botulinium toxin is most effective when each molecule is associated with a molecule of zinc. For this ...
  • Taking Advantage of the Fall HARVEST Remember the old saying – “You are what you eat”? Recent research is now supporting what our grandmothers have known for years. All of your organs, including your skin are best served by eating a healthy diet. To keep it simple avoid all processed foods and refined sugars; eat a diet that is rich in fresh ...
  • Eating Healthy, Continued I am back! The biggest request I have received in the past several months is for recipes. Here is my favorite Lentil Soup Recipe: Ingredients: Dried Lentils – 16 oz 2-3 Cans of low Sodium Chicken Broth (Swanson’s) Escarole – 1-2 large bunches; finely chopped. 1 cup of chopped sweet onion 2 gloves garlic – finally minced Salt and Pepper to taste. Place lentils ...
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