All Posts

Treat your skin from A to Z!

Let’s start from Vitamin A. It’s a fat-soluble vitamin. Deficiency rapidly leads to dry, scaling skin with follicular thickening. Deficiency of this vitamin is becoming more of a problem in low income countries, with an estimated half of all countries reporting it as a public health issue. There are two types of vitamin A found in foods. It can be…

Read more

5th Avenue Medical Clinic Therapists advice: The key to good looking skin

It’s very important to maintain skin function after the treatment, for the most vital real long-term results. ‘Skin is not sensitive; it is programmed to regenerate.’ If there is any visible redness and inflammation it means that it’s reactive. Any imbalance in function may be a sign of skin reacting to trans-epidermal water loss. To avoid dissatisfaction of not achieving…

Read more

Healthy Tan?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A “HEALTHY TAN”? Skin tanning is a protective reaction of the skin to damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun or artificial strong UV sources (such as sunbed). Therefore, tanned skin is a sign of sun damage and there is no such thing as a “healthy tan”. If exposure to sunlight is…

Read more

Menopause

The menopause usually takes place between ages of 45-55 when the ovaries stop producing eggs and the levels of the sex hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone fall. In addition to its gynecological effects, the menopause can wreak havoc with our skin, hair and bodies. Weight gain in common due to fluctuating hormone levels. Menopause causes many changes to the skin.…

Read more

The Bowen Technique at 5Th Avenue Medical Clinic!

The Bowen Technique (also known as Bowtech – the Original Bowen Technique and Bowenwork) is a dynamic system of muscle and connective tissue therapy that was developed by the late Tom Bowen in Geelong, Australia. Sometimes called the homeopathy of bodywork, it utilizes subtle inputs to the body (known as moves), stimulating the body to heal itself, often profoundly. The…

Read more

Hair removal among young British males is on the rise

Having a hair-free body has grown in popularity among young British males, with 46% now opting for hair-removal treatments, compared to 36% in 2016, according to a new report by market analyst Mintel. More than half (57%) of men aged 16-24 remove hair from their pubic area region, up from 40% two years ago, choosing to shave, wax or laser…

Read more

Acne Treatment DMK

Acne is an inflammatory disorder of the sebaceous glands. There are four major factors in the genesis of acne: Increased sebum production Hormones – androgen activity Abnormality in the micro flora of the skin Abnormality in cell turnover – keratin plugging, caused by cells keratinizing too early – blockage is a perfect ground for bacteria, which attaches to the clogged…

Read more

DMK Building a World of Confidence from the Outside In

DMK Skin Revision stimulates the body’s own chemistry because skin cells only accept and react to the chemistry that they recognize DMK Concept is to build true long-term skin functionality and to re-educate skin in the following steps: · REMOVE is exfoliation of dead cells, the dead skin cell build-up can lead to the fine lines, dry skin and discoloration.…

Read more