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Are you tired of looking yourself in the mirror and not being happy with what you see? Pants not zipping up properly? Maybe you’re doing everything right, yet nothing changes! Tell us about it. It’s not unusual for us to regul

If attaining brighter skin is of importance to you, then it is crucial to include skin cleansing in your routine. Here you will find information as to why facials are an essential treatment for glowing and even skin. Our facial

We know it might be uncomfortable to talk about Erectile Dysfunction (ED), but you’d be surprised to know that it’s something the vast majority of men have experienced at least once in their lifetime. Research shows that 40% o

Sadly, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in on the rise. While some of that may be due to diet, it’s also because more doctors can properly diagnose this disease. Either way, it’s a diagnosis you have to deal with e

Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy at low energy levels showed promise as a new treatment for digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis, or scleroderma, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 AC

Wouldn't it be wonderful to be able to enjoy youthful skin for a lifetime?  The idea of looking years younger than your chronological age.  The idea of people mistaking you for a much younger person.  The idea of really liking

You may already be familiar with the unflattering references to a thing called cellulite. The terms describing cellulite such as "dimples," "bumples," "lumpy gravy," "hail damage," "orange peel," and probably the most popular term

Whether you were born with thin lips, they are thinning out as you age or just want a little more volume; it's certainly possible to have the full, younger-looking lips you've always wanted with lip augmentation. With today's t

Even if you don't suffer from erectile dysfunction, you may want to improve your sexual performance or take a proactive approach to a potential decline in sexual performance. How does shockwave therapy work? It is a low intensit

What the GAC?!! How this injection can help you lose weight and retain muscle GAC is an amino injection containing three popular aminos in the fitness industry. GAC (Glutamine-Arginine-Carnitine) is a performance blend supple

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has exploded onto the scene of regenerative medicine in the past several years. It was made famous in sports medicine for helping with Kobe Bryant's nagging knee injury and Alex Rodriguez had a similar t

Leptin, a recently discovered hormone, regulates body weight by suppressing food intake and/or increasing energy expenditure. Leptin is a very powerful and influential hormone produced by fat cells. Science has discovered that

Even when everything else on your annual physical is "normal" this predictive blood marker for heart health is a must-have to predict your risk of premature death. Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a neuro-hormone made in and

Chronic pain is ongoing, but oftentimes it is manageable  (if not curable). How you manage pain on a day-to-day basis can make a huge impact on your overall sense of well-being. Physical pain can impact your mental, emotional, sp

It's no secret that South Florida has a not-so-shiny track record with opiod (over)use. The feds have tightened up policies and procedures resulting in "health" clinic and drug-ring busts. One article states an expected 800 peop

There is no such thing as a "normal" headache! A headache is your body's way of letting you know that there is something wrong. There are many types of headaches. The first step in knowing what to do about your headache is to un

Many people think that chiropractors only treat patients who have been in a car accident or who have had some kind of sports injury.In reality there are many reasons a trip to your local chiropractor could benefit your health. 1.

Medical records are mandatory to demonstrate pre-qualification for medical marijuana in the state of Florida. Most important is that your medical records list an eligible diagnosis. If you arrive to your appointment without your m

Testosterone replacement therapy is a lot more than just testosterone. We must consider the systemic effect of endogenous replacement testosterone. Estradiol is the most potent of the three estrogens – estrone, estradiol and

Platelet Rich Plasma, commonly referred to as plasma can be used to temporarily fill in skin folds and depressions. Watch the following video for an explanation of this aesthetic medicine procedure by Dr. Alejandro. PRP is a

Chiropractic care has many benefits but wouldn't it be great not to need it at all, particularly if your insurance doesn’t cover it. Here are a set of chiropractic tips for a healthy lifestyle from the VIOR team to help you avoi

If you’re ready to seek professional help to address fatigue, loss of mental sharpness and decreased muscle mass, then TRT or Testosterone Replacement Therapy may be right for you. What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? Te

If adaptation is the key to greater performance and growth, this new class of herbs can help you reach new levels of fitness. In the immortal words of Bruce Lee, "Water is put in a cup, it becomes the cup”. This resounding st

A headache is your body’s way of letting you know that there is something wrong. There are many types of headaches; which do you have and how should you treat it? At VIOR we have a headache specialist team that can treat you,

Often one of the most frequently asked questions for patients starting on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is ow long will it take before I feel the benefits? How long does it take to experience testosterone benefits? Ther

If you thought Testosterone was only a male hormone, then think again! Although typically thought of as a male hormone, women also produce testosterone (T), but in much smaller quantities. an androgen hormone, is produced in t

With the recent mini-outbreak of Zika virus in Miami – first Midtown and most recently Miami Beach, it's important to make yourself unappetizing to hungry mosquitoes and avoid the Zika Virus By being stinky to mosquitoes, you

Most adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep per night, but sleeping too little or too much can have negative health consequences both in the short and long term. Those that sleep less than 5 may be at greater risk for cardiovasc

Sun burn is the effect of UVB radiation. The higher the SPF, the longer it will take for the sun to cause burning. However, applying often is still necessary regardless of the SPF. This is because sweat, pool or seawater can w

I just want to know the truth about butter! Despite some bad press, there's evidence that it could actually be good for you. Get a brief lowdown with our list of reasons why and learn the benefits. It has just two ingredien

Plastics are now considered the number one pollutant in the human body. They make products flexible and durable, but these chemicals are also in a huge number of items you wouldn't expect them to be. Plastics are also found in p

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. Two thirds of these are women. Early symptoms are characterised by a difficulty remembering new information. As the disease progresses it spreads to ot

People with lower levels of insulin & insulin receptors in their brain often have Alzheimer's disease. Researchers have learned that, as well as the pancreas, the brain also produces insulin. They discovered that without

Chocolate is extracted from the cacao plant. Pods are taken from the tree, which contains cocoa beans. These are crushed and the mash is then extracted and fermented for around seven days. Dark chocolate has a much higher perce

It's normal to feel anxious or worried at times. Everyone experiences a certain amount of nervousness and apprehension when faced with a stressful situation. However, when anxiety becomes excessive or prolonged and begins to in

DHEA is the most abundant steroid hormone in the human body and is involved in the synthesis of testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, and corticosterone. What is DHEA? DHEA is short for Dehydroepiandrosterone and also known as

So many of us are driven by fear of the unknown that we confine ourselves to our comfort zones. But what are these fears and why do we let them control our lives? My favorite singer/songwriter, John Lennon, once said: "It's fea

7 Strategies to Increase Testosterone Naturally If you're experiencing the symptoms of T decline, there are some strategies that will naturally lift your levels before you embark on a bioidentical hormone replacement plan. Tes

Steroid Injection Linked to Risk of Vertebral Body Fracture A common approach to treating low back pain is the injection of steroids in the lumbar epidural space.In some cases this may be appropriate, but there are risks invol