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DO WE REALLY LOVE THE KISS OF INJECTION

BOTOX

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE 15 YEARS LATER…………….

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From those who swear by it to those who have sworn off of it, BOTOX is a controversial topic in Bollywood as well as in Hollywood. There was a time when BOTOX was treated like Voldemort: Everyone knew it had magical powers, but no one said its name. Today BOTOX  is well accepted treatment in field of aesthetics due to its immediate result. BOTOX is actually a commercial brand name of a drug. It is administered through injection. It contains a substance called BOTULINUM TOXIN, which is made from a neurotoxin produced by bacteria called clostridium botulinum. A few other species from clostridium family also produce this toxin. It is the most lethal toxin known to man, one gram could be enough to kill one million people.

“I AM JUST SAYING BOTOX CHANGED MY LIFE” Kelly Ripa

THE SCIENCE BEHIND BOTOX

A muscle contracts when a nerve sends it a signal to do so. The signal travels to the end of the nerve and reaches a gap between the nerve and the muscle referred to as the neuromuscular junction. Once the signal reaches a gap between the nerve and the muscles referred to as the neuromuscular junction. Once the signal reaches that point, a chemical named acetylcholine is released from the end of the nerve and binds to receptors on the muscle. This starts a series of reactions that causes the muscles to contract. BOTOX blocks the muscles acetylcholine receptors. when the muscles cannot detect acetylcholine, no contraction occurs. Basically ,the muscle becomes paralyzed because  it cannot receive the signal for movement ,even though there is no damage to it or to the nerves. This blockage of acetylcholine cannot be reversed and will begin 48 hours upon injection of the drug.

HOW IT HELPS TO ACHIEVE WRINKLE FREE SKIN?

  • It relaxes tense muscles which will prevent wrinkles and fine lines.
  • it relaxes the over activity of muscles and stop uncontrollable movement.

“I LOVE BOTOX SO I WILL KEEP ON THAT” Lala Kent

IS THIS THE PERMANENT SOLUTION FOR AGING,FINE LINES AND WRINKLES

  • Absolutely No; the blocked acetylcholine receptors can never be unblocked permanently. Once new receptor develop,acetylcholine will be detected again and muscle contraction will resume.

MEDICAL USES OF BOTOX :-STRABISMUS(CROSSED EYES),BLEPHAROSPASM,CERVICAL DYSTONIA,CHRONIC MIGRAINE,OVER ACTIVE BLADDER.

ADVERSE EFFECT:-ALLERGIC REACTION,BLEEDING IN THE BACK OF THE EYES,AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA,LIMITS THE RANGE OF FACIAL EXPRESSION.

HOW SUCCESSFUL IS IT ?

BOTOX results have an extremely high success rate in both men and women, it provides noticeable results within days following an injection. These fountain-of-youth bringing results will remain in the skin for between four and six months.

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy BOTOX and that’s kind of the same thing”

 

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NATURAL SOLUTION FOR YOUR ACNE

Are you dealing with acne issue?  Yes then this is what you should need to know now…….

Many millions of people suffer from ACNE. Acne can cause painful and unsightly breakouts on face, chest, back and even arms. When it’s untreated, acne can lead to diminished self-esteem and scarring.

Recent studies show that the prevalence of adult female acne has increased. For treating this issue we often use the pathway of chemicals which in-turn  can cause adverse health issues.

The main cause of acne includes clogged pores ,bacteria, excess oil production and dead skin. Other factors are stress, hormonal condition, certain medications(corticosteroids, androgens, birth control pills and lithium),can also worsen acne.

One major study found that TEA TREE OIL was almost six times more effective than the placebo in treating mild to moderate acne. Essential oils for acne have ability to alleviate feelings of stress and anxiety, fight insomnia and sleep deprivation, and balance hormonal level.

HERE IS THE LIST OF ESSENTIAL OILS

1.TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL-Anti microbial and antifungal in nature. To use it, add 2-3 drops to a spray bottle with one cup of water and use it as a toner for tightening your pores, Or you can even add 10 drops in your face wash gel for proper cleaning of your face.

2.LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL:-Antimicrobial and antioxidant in nature, this oil soothes and nourishes the skin-treating acne,healing dry skin and reducing appearance of dark spot. To use lavender oil to alleviate feeling of stress that can trigger the production of sebum, diffuse 5 drops at home diffuser or apply topically to the wrist, back of neck or temples(diffuser and essential oils are easily  available in e-commerce sites like amazon ,flipkart  etc.)

3.CLARY SAGE -It contains a special chemical called linalyl acetate which works to reduce inflammation and prevent acne  scarring. For making a DIY HOMEMADE SKIN OIL you can add 10 drops of clary sage in olive oil/jojoba oil and massage your face .

4.PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL:-This oil exhibits three key properties in the topical treatment of acne. It is cooling to the skin, inhibits bacterial growth and reduces testosterone 5 alpha reductase production.

Aromatherapy is natural and non invasive gift of nature for humans. Its not only the disease symptoms which are eradicated but the whole body is rejuvenated. Essential oils can be a useful non medicinal option or can be combined with conventional care.

Beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin

Dr.Shireesha Maddali AROMATHERAPIST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antioxidants :-The preventive ingredient to have healthy smile

ANTIOXIDANT

 

LETS KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD OF PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY:-ANTIOXIDANTS

One of the promising new technologies available to dental professionals involves the use of ANTIOXIDANTS. Understanding how they work requires revisiting basic chemistry to understand various events and processes that can cause cellular and tissue damage including oxidative stress, reactive oxygen species, free radicals, oxidation and reduction and the mechanism of antioxidant action. Tissue damage occurs when free radicals overwhelm the antioxidant reserve in the body.

PRESENCE OF NATURAL ANTIOXIDANTS :-

1.ASCORBIC ACID(VIT C ):-Plasma ,saliva, GCF, CSF, synovial fluid.-Deficiency leads to gingival bleeding.

2.ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL(VIT E):-plasma, saliva-Deficiency leads to periodontal disease.

3.CAROTENOIDS(VIT A):-plasma-Deficiency leads to periodontal destruction.

ROLE OF ANTIOXIDANT IN VARIOUS DENTAL DISEASE.

Most strategies for managing periodontal disease involve control of the causative agent. So what is periodontal disease? These  are inflammatory process resulting from bacterial attack and host inflammatory response(immune response of an individual).Free radicals and reactive oxygen species i.e. ROS are responsible for the inflammatory response. Periodontal pathogens can induce ROS  overproduction and thus cause collagen  and periodontal tissue breakdown. When ROS are scavenged by ANTIOXIDANTS, collagen breakdown can be minimized. Decreased level of vitamin A and C, beta carotene , and beta crytoxanthine significantly increase the risk gingival disease. Periodontal tissue depends on natural antioxidants to overcome this oxidative stress and maintain homeostasis.

Recently it has been claimed that the imbalance in level of free radicals, reactive oxygen species and antioxidants in saliva plays in important role in the onset of dental caries. Most important would be the function of salivary peroxidase system(one of the major antioxidant system).

Antioxidants shows preventive and therapeutic potential in many stages of oral carcinogenesis. Researcher have recently  stated there is inhibition of oral cancer phenotypes after antioxidants intakes. Reversal or suppression of pre malignant lesion is very much witnessed post the trial of antioxidants.

Antioxidant provide a novel way of addressing oral diseases and conditions such as lichen planus, xerostomia, gingivitis and aphthous ulcer.

The antioxidants  micronutrients are important not only for limiting oxidative and tissue damage, but  also in preventing increased cytokine production, which is a result of prolonged activation of immune response. Dietary and other enzymatic antioxidants protects the lipids of lipoprotein and other bio membranes against oxidative damage by intercepting oxidants before they can attack the tissue.

Free yourself from free radicals. Eat more fruits and vegetables.

Dr.Shireesha Maddali BDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everything You Need To Know About ESSENTIAL OILS

In the world of cosmetics, essential oil is not a unknown stuff. Lets discuss about the chemistry, essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. These oils are generally extracted by distillation,solvent extraction,absolute oil extraction,resin tapping and cold pressing. Using essential oils for healing purposes is often called AROMATHERAPY,which is a holistic treatment seeking to improve physical, mental and emotional health.

They are often used for relaxation, beauty care, home cleaning and most often used as natural medicine. They are highly concentrated oils that have a strong aroma. To get a picture of how powerful essential oils are consider this example. It requires 1,400,000 handpicked roses to produce a litre of ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL. In Chinese terms,essential oils in general are medicines for the Shen, the spiritual essence that resides in the heart and governs consciousness. In Ayurveda ,they enhance the flow of prana (life form),nourish ojas (nutritional/immunological essence) and brightens tejas (mental luminosity).

 

THE USES OF ESSENTIAL OILS

1.AROMATHERAPY DIFFUSERS:-Easily available in SearchOnlineandSave and Humongous mall sites. It is the safest way to fill your home or office with essential oil’s fragrance.

2.INHALATIONS:-For direct inhalation, simply open a bottle, place it below your nose and inhale deeply. For palm inhalations, add a drop or two in your hand cream and massage your palm

3.MASSAGE:-Pure essential oils are many times more concentrated than the whole plant, which is why aroma therapist recommend diluting before applying them to skin

For adults-a 2.5% dilution(15 drops per oz. carrier oil) is recommended. For children under 12 -1%(6 drops per oz. carrier oil) is generally safe

List of carrier oils you can use for dilution

JOJOBA,MARULA,COCONUT,OLIVE,ARGAN AND TAMANU.

4.FACIAL STEM:-Add 1-5 drops of essential oil to a pot of hot water. Cover head with a towel and allow steam to circulate inside the towel. This practice is excellent for opening sinuses, easing tension and invigorating the skin.

5.BATH/SPA:-An aromatic bath is a luxurious way to relax, pamper the skin or feel better when unwell or tired. Add your favorite oil in your bath tub after diluting the oil in carrier oil and feel the heaven and health. A general safe dose is 5-10 drops mixed with 1 cup of salt or emulsifier.

6.COMPRESSES:-Compresses are great way to apply essential oils to bruises, aches and pains or skin problem. Mix 10 drops of essential oil in 4 oz hot water. Soak a clean cloth and wrap the area to be treated. Leave the compress on for 10-20 mins.

LIST OF POPULAR ESSENTIAL OILS +HEALTH BENEFITS

1.TEA TREE OIL-Natural anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, reduces bad odors and can help stimulate the immune system

2.PEPPERMINT-Support digestion, improves focus, boosts energy, fever reducer, headaches and muscle pain relief.

3.ROSE:-Incredible for reducing skin inflammation and great for creating glowing skin. Add a few drops in your face cream and enjoy the essence of beauty.

4.ROSEMARY:-Can naturally thickens hair so it is great to add to homemade shampoos. Also it improves brain function and memory so it’s great to used when working ,reading or studying.

5.LAVENDER:-Helps with relaxation, improves mood and heal burns and cut.

Essential oil can be very useful and beneficial. But one must consult a aroma therapist/doctor before using essential oils for long time. Being a part of alternative medicine, essential oils are widely accepted for their uses in various areas of our life.

Dr.Shireesha Maddali AROMATHERAPIST