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Stressed, aging skin – try this solution.. Stress Recovery Complex

Stress in our work and/or personal life causes the expression of the hormone Cortisol…and in the skin it will cause a worsening of conditions like acne and rosacea, but for everyone else it can make the skin look dull, lifeless and very ‘un-youthful’. Aging of the skin occurs naturally but stress will help speed up the aging process and will help your skin look older than it is….

Sure you can simply de-stress with yoga/meditation/relaxation, but these need to be constant and frequent to have any impact on the levels of cortisol in your skin. Unfortunately there is no on/off switch for stress and consequently the expression of cortisol.

Topically, there is some help at hand…try Stress Recovery Complex. It has a wonderful combination of ingredients that will soothe and calm the skin, reduce cortisol expression, and make the skin look more radiant and youthful. An extract from an ‘everlasting’ plant plus skin relaxing peptides, antioxidants, exceptional hydrators, soothing agents and cell renewal ingredients makes this sound like a magic formula for all skin types – well almost – but there is no magic – just good science behind the effectiveness of Stress Recovery Complex.

It is less expensive than most ‘anti-aging’ solutions and yet it will probably do a lot more to help you slow down the aging process in the skin… Try it…it is a great solution for stressed skin.

The information provided here is not meant to diagnose or cure any medical conditions. Please see your doctor or a trained medical professional should you have any concerns.

Botox injections stir debate in Sweden

Despite the potentially lethal consequences of a botched injection, Botox and fillers like Juvederm can be injected by anyone in Sweden, a report said. Substances injected under the skin to fill out wrinkles or saggy areas are becoming increasingly common in much of the world, but in Sweden they are classified as medical devices, not drugs, and can be administered by anyone regardless of training and without any demands of specialist knowledge in anatomy, nerves or muscles, a report by Sveriges Television said recently. Read the article.

Successes in stopping cruelty to animals in medical/pharmaceutical/cosmetic labs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus Ohio used cats for pediatrics residents to repeatedly force breathing tubes down the cats’ throats, causing tracheal bruising, bleeding, scarring, severe pain, and risking death. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM.org) has finally stopped this practice and they now use human-based medical simulators.

Vanderbilt U School of Medicine and the U of Pittsburgh Medical Center have finally agreed to stop using and killing pigs in their (ATLS) Advanced Trauma Life Support courses.

There are still 9 ATLS programs in Canada and the USA using large animals like pigs and goats, and 14 pediatric residency programs in the US still use small animals like cats and dogs and mice.

Your support for PCRM.org, PETA.org, IDAUSA.org can help make a difference, and together we can try and make this planet a more humane place to live.

US drivers more likely to develop skin cancers on left arm

Cruising with the windows down and the wind in their hair is how many people like to drive. But that open feeling could be costly. New research suggests that people in the U.S. are more likely to develop skin cancer, such as melanoma and merkel cell carcinoma, on the left side of their bodies. Driving may be to blame, because the left arm receives more UV, say researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle, who analyzed cancer cases in a government database. Read the article.

More importantly, wear a mineral sunscreen every day and reapply it every 2 hours if you spends long periods of time driving and being exposed to the sun. UVA (the aging ray) comes through glass, so even if you drive in an air conditioned vehicle with the windows up, you must still apply sunscreen….and find out more about the sunscreen myths… If you drive a convertible and like to have the top down, then apply sunscreen on all exposed skin (ears, neck, bald heads etc etc)….

Bad quality cocaine causes serious (visible) skin problems

Doctors warned of a potential public health epidemic in a recent report on patients in Los Angeles and New York who developed serious skin reactions after smoking or snorting cocaine believed to be contaminated with a veterinary medication drug dealers are using to dilute, or “cut,” up to 70 percent of the cocaine in the U.S. To read the article and see a picture, click here.