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Electrolysis and the Growth Stages

Electrolysis is a method of removing individual hairs from the face or body. Today’s medical electrolysis devices destroy the growth center of the hair with chemical or heat energy. After a very fine probe is inserted into the hair follicle, the hair is removed with tweezers.

Most areas of the body can be treated with electrolysis, including the eyebrows, face, abdomen, thighs, breasts, and legs. There are generally no permanent side effects, but sometimes a temporary, slight reddening of the skin may occur.

What Causes Unwanted Hair Growth?

Hair growth is the result of heredity and hormone levels. Also, some drugs, temporary methods of hair removal, and illnesses can stimulate hair growth. Electrolysis may be an option when hair growth is in an area of the body where it may not be desired such as on a woman’s upper lip, chin, or bikini line.

How Many Electrolysis Treatments Will I Need?

Many factors influence hair growth, so you will need to return for several electrolysis visits. The total number of sessions needed to remove hair permanently from a particular area will vary from person to person. Most clients return once a week or every other week as needed. But the unwanted hair will be gone forever once the series of treatments is complete. Each treatment lasts between 15 minutes and one hour.

The life cycle of your hair

Each hair is born in a hair bulb present in the hair follicles. The hair bulb is a miniature factory where the cell division takes place. As more and more cells divide, the older cells are pushed outside the hair bulb and it grows out as a hair shaft. The hair typically proceeds through three important phases in its growth cycle, Anagen, Catagen and Telogen.

  1. Anagen

Anagen is the growth phase. The cell division happens rapidly, the older dead cells are pushed outside the hair bulb where they get keratinized and the baby hair starts to grow. The Anagen phase lasts for about 3 years. On an average each hair grows by half an inch each month. At any given time 85% of hair follicles are in growth phase.

  1. Catagen

Catagen is the resting phase or transitional phase. The hair stops growing when it enters the Catagen phase and stays in this phase for about a month. At this stage the hair follicle from which hair strand has grown starts to shrink. However, the hair does not fall out and stands firm for some time. At any given time an average 1% of hair is in resting or Catagen phase.

  1. Telogen

Telogen is the final phase and also known as the falling phase. This is the time where the mature hair falls off. This phase lasts for about 3 months. Once the hair falls out, the hair follicles re-enters the Anagen or the growth phase. At any given time approximately 10% of hair is in Telogen phase.

Factors that increases and decreases hair growth –

Now that you how hair grows it is really very important for you to know about the factors that increases and decreases hair growth.

Hormones – Female hormones generally have a favorable effect on the growth of the hair whereas the male hormones have a negative effect on the hair growth. Also hormonal issues like the diabetes, thyroid, PCOD lead to hair loss and stunted hair growth.

Genetics – Genes also play a very important role in the growth of the hair.

Stress – Stress is one of the primary factors which lead to many hair problems hair loss being one.

Diet – A poor diet leads to hair problems especially which lacks with proteins, minerals, essential fatty acids.

Medications – Lots of medications are known to have adverse effect on the hair. They are generally anti-depressant medications, many anti biotics, Vit A derivatives


5 Reasons why Golf Is the Best Sport in the World!

Improved Concentration
All types of sports require a certain amount of concentration from their participants, however golf takes it one step further – Those who have mastered the art of the ‘swing’ have an ability to stay focused during 4-5 hour long games; As a result playing a few rounds with friends is a perfect way to relieve stress accumulated during the week and the problems of day to day life seem to disappear.

Improved Physical Condition
Even though it is not considered a highly physically demanding sport, golfers run an average of 7 to 10 kilometers per game, with some golf courses exceeding 1,000km in length. This physical exercise has very positive effects on blood pressure and cholesterol not forgetting the actual swinging itself which exercises muscles such as the glutes, dorsal, forearms etc. amongst many others.

Increased Creativity
Things rarely go according to plan and improvisation is an indispensable quality present in all golfers; considering how many factors can interrupt the gameplay of the sport such as changes in the weather, the condition of the greens, water obstacles, size of the sand traps and bunkers etc. Escaping such hectic situations requires vast amounts of creativity.

Longer Life Expectancy
This sport also promotes a long life expectancy golfers live an average of 5 years longer on average than those who don’t play golf.

Social Relations
Due to its social interaction, practicing ones ‘swing’ is a perfect way to meet new and interesting people.

Who wants to play? 🙂


I thought this might be of some interest. We just got back from Myrtle Beach, my daughters wear swimming in the sea. They both got stung by jellyfish.  So many people asked me if we peed on them. The answer is NO!

Applying urine on a jellyfish sting doesn’t remove the pain but may instead worsen the injury and trigger more venoms to be released, says an expert.

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) marine biologist Datuk Dr Aileen Tan said studies found that pouring vinegar on the wound would be a better remedy as it could deactivate the venom released by the jellyfish.

“Usually after being stung by a jellyfish, its harpoon-like stingers called nematocysts will continue shooting out venom when triggered by touch, and it can penetrate the human skin.

“Studies have found that vinegar, which contains acetic acid, can prevent the release of more venom from the nematocysts.

“Once deactivated, the nematocysts can be safely removed without causing more harm.”

I was also told by two paramedics to use meat tenderizer, it also deactivates the venom and less chance of scaring.

Jellyfish have drifted along on ocean currents for millions of years, even before dinosaurs lived on the Earth. The jellylike creatures pulse along on ocean currents and are abundant in cold and warm ocean water, in deep water, and along coastlines. But despite their name, jellyfish aren’t actually fish—they’re invertebrates, or animals with no backbones.

Jellyfish have tiny stinging cells in their tentacles to stun or paralyze their prey before they eat them. Inside their bell-shaped body is an opening that is its mouth. They eat and discard waste from this opening.

As jellyfish squirt water from their mouths they are propelled forward. Tentacles hang down from the smooth baglike body and sting their prey.

Jellyfish stings can be painful to humans and sometimes very dangerous. But jellyfish don’t purposely attack humans. Most stings occur when people accidentally touch a jellyfish, but if the sting is from a dangerous species, it can be deadly. Jellyfish digest their food very quickly. They wouldn’t be able to float if they had to carry a large, undigested meal around.

They dine on fish, shrimp, crabs and tiny plants. Sea turtles relish the taste of jellyfish. Some jellyfish are clear, but others are in vibrant colors such as pink, yellow, blue, and purple, and often are luminescent.


What are milia?

 

Milia are small, bump-like cysts found under the skin. They are usually 1 to 2 millimeters (mm) in size. They form when skin flakes or keratin, a protein, become trapped under the skin.

Milia most often appear on the face, commonly around the eyelids, forehead and cheeks, though they can occur anywhere.

Primary milia

Primary milia occur in children and adults. While they may disappear without treatment in a few weeks, they can also last for several months.

Prevention

It is not always possible to prevent milia, for example, when they occur in newborns.

However, when milia are associated with other skin conditions or injuries, swift treatment may keep them from appearing.

Tips for preventing milia include:

  • avoiding excessive exposure to the sun
  • avoiding the use of thick creams or oil-based products
  • exfoliating between 2 and 3 times a week

SEQEX : A Quantum Leap To Ultimate Health

What is a SEQEX bed?
SEQEX is a wellness device that can be constantly re-tuned to your specific individual needs. This is done with Pulse Electro-Magnetic Field Therapy. It comes in the form of mat and is made of extremely durable, waterproof vinyl and is placed on a medical bed.

What does it feel like?
Most users do not feel anything immediately while being treated- it’s the subtle, gentle quantum charges to your personal quantum field that are first noticed, such as better sleep, more energy, clarity of thought, and a general feeling of well being.

After several sessions, the body begins to detox. The cells can then be nourished with oxygen minerals, and vitamins. Stem cells begin to regenerate and repair damaged organs and the immune system is activated to fight viruses and harmful bacteria. Blood circulation is also increased, which also improves skin completion.

How does it work?
Most agree that when a magnetic field passes through a human cell, the electric voltage potential of the cell is increased. Just like when batteries in a flashlight are depleted, the light gets dim. Similarly, PEMF (Pulse Electro-Magnetic Field) Therapy works in the same way. As the electromagnetic fields move through your body, the electric portion of the filed recharge the cells.

Since you have many different types of cells in your body, each cell has its own charging characteristics. Various tones are played into the magnetic coils inside the mat, which then generates an electromagnetic field. As the person lies on the mat, the electric field vibrates the walls of every cell in their body. The cell wall then becomes permeable. The toxin leaves the bone cells and is replaced by calcium from your diet. Blood cells work in a similar manner.

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