LocateADoc Blog

Welcome to the LocateADoc Blog, an exciting journal, designed to share more information with you about elective procedures and treatments. As an enhancement to LocateADoc.com - a premier physician directory for patients - we have gathered interesting celebrity news, stories and observations that fascinate us. We hope they fascinate you too.

Aug
28

Survey Shows Obese Not Taking Steps To Weight Loss

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A recent survey of 23,000 obese individuals showed that 60 percent are not taking any steps to lose weight. This has interesting implications for the professionals and individuals that work to conquer obesity. The 60 percent surveyed that were not taking steps to lose weight is particularly alarming. Being obese can lead to a variety of health issues, including high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke, metabolic syndrome, abnormal blood fats, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, and gallstones among others. It can also raise the risk of certain cancers, including colon, breast, endometrial, and gallbladder. Obesity can also cause reproductive problems for women.

Aug
27

Did Parkinson's Push Robin Williams Over the Edge?

Robin Williams - LocateADoc.com The tragic loss of comedian Robin Williams thrust depression to the forefront of the news. After his suicide, it was revealed that he was in treatment for Parkinson's Disease in its early stages. Now it seems the question looms, did the disease push Robin Williams over the edge?

Depression is more than sadness, although it can incorporate it. Depression can also be hopelessness, grief, frustration, discouragement, even anxiety and anger. Talk with a licensed care professional to see if you are having symptoms that are under the clinical depression umbrella. Early treatment can have major benefits in quality of life and mood.

Aug
27

What Tests Should Women Get This Year?

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Regular tests and checkups are a vital part of any health and wellness plan. As women age, it’s important that they have certain tests done every year in order to identify any underlying health issues.

Aug
26

Khloe Kardashian's Hand Tattoo Could Be Gone

Khloe Kardashian Picture - LocateADoc.com After her marriage to the NBA’s Lamar Odom, reality star Khloe Kardashian had a small tattoo of "LO" placed on her hand between the thumb and the forefinger. When the marriage failed, it was still an everlasting reminder. While she has gone on record as stating she doesn't want the tattoo removed, if she changes her mind laser tattoo removal can be a great process to make the permanent item not so permanent anymore.
Aug
20

What You Should Know About Artificial Insemination

Artificial insemination is one of many options available to those suffering from infertility and is a technique doctors often recommend first to couples having trouble conceiving. The practice has existed since the early 1900’s in various forms and fashions across the world. Today, it is significantly more high tech than it used to be, and is sometimes also referred to as intrauterine insemination.

Aug
18

Cristiano Ronaldo and His Cosmetic Dentistry Smile

Cristiano_Ronaldo_2010 Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo has been said to have had cosmetic dentistry and braces to bring that his smile to light. Having cosmetic dentistry done will make someone look more attractive and younger, and help make lasting first impressions. Ronaldo is a hit on and off the field, and his smile is one of the keys to his attractiveness.
Aug
18

Get Rid of Those Bags! Ways to Defeat Under-Eye Drooping

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As we age, many of our body’s features change. One thing that many people notice is the appearance of bags and drooping skin underneath the eyes. For those who are open to the idea of cosmetic surgery, an eye lift procedure, or blepharoplasty, may be the best choice. Others who do not have the financial resources or simply prefer not to pursue surgery, can still seek improvement through more natural lifestyle changes. Here are five ways – some minor and some major – to defeat the bags and drooping:

Aug
15

Cosmetic Surgery Essentials - Average Costs for the 5 Most Popular Procedures

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When it comes to cosmetic procedures, patients inevitably have many questions as they consider their options. Potential patients wonder about things like what preparations they will need to make in advance, the types of side effects they might experience, and what the recovery period will be like. But the main thing on most people’s minds is the cost.

Aug
14

Understanding Megan Fox's Beauty Secrets

megan fox lip injections picture - locateadoc Megan Fox, actress from leading movies such as Transformers, is widely known for her stunning beauty. However, rumors have been surfacing of a suspected nose job, dermal fillers and lip injections. Placing photos of a younger Fox next to ones of this year do show changes, but Megan Fox isn't admitting to anything at the moment. One thing is for sure; dermal fillers and lip injections can definitely change your face without being glaring.
Aug
14

Most Popular Acne Treatments In 2014

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Whether you’re 15 years old or 50 years old, pimples are a frustrating problem to have. Acne treatment is one of the most common issues that skin care professionals deal with on a daily basis. They use tried and true treatment methods that have been proven over the last several decades, plus a host of newer approaches, depending on each individual’s situation.

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