Month: April 2020

Tocopheryl Acetate

Tocopheryl Acetate: Uses | Benefits | Risks

Tocopheryl Acetate: Does It Really Work? What’s tocopheryl acetate? Alpha-tocopheryl acetate (ATA) is a specific form of vitamin E that’s often found in skincare products and dietary supplements. It’s also known as tocopheryl acetate, tocopherol acetate, or vitamin E acetate. Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help to protect your body from damaging …

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pycnodysostosis

Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome (Pycnodysostosis)

What Is Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome? Overview Toulouse-Lautrec syndrome is a rare genetic disease that is estimated to affect about 1 in 1.7 million people worldwide. There have been just 200 cases described in the literature. Toulouse-Lautrec syndrome is named after the famous 19th-century French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who is believed to have had the disorder. The syndrome …

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Best Natural Antihistamines

The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines

The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines If you have seasonal allergies, you know they can be challenging. Sneezing, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, and sinus pressure — these symptoms can become difficult to tolerate. You’ve likely used many over-the-counter (OTC) solutions to attempt to lessen these seasonal symptoms and may want to try something else. There’s evidence that completely natural solutions may …

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DGL for acid reflux

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) for Acid Reflux: Is It Safe?

Can You Use Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) to Treat Acid Reflux? DGL for acid reflux Many acid reflux treatments are available. Most doctors recommend over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Alternative therapies may also be able to ease your symptoms. One such option is deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL). People believe that using this a few times per day will alleviate acid …

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top surgery

Top Surgery: Cost | Recovery | Procedure Details

Top Surgery Overview Top surgery is a reconstructive surgery performed on the chest for those who wish to alter their chest size, shape, and overall appearance. This surgery is typically performed by a plastic surgeon that has specific training in transgender or gender-affirming surgeries. This procedure can be done for individuals looking to achieve a …

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Retrolisthesis

Retrolisthesis: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Retrolisthesis: What You Should Know What is retrolisthesis? Retrolisthesis, or backward slippage of a vertebra, is uncommon joint dysfunction. A vertebra is a small bony disc that makes the vertebrae, a series of small bones that form the backbone. Each vertebra is separated by a cushion of intervertebral discs. These discs consist of an inner …

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