Southern OB/GYN in Valdosta, Georgia, has always prided itself on treating patients with care rooted in core family values since its establishment in 1955. While working together to bring the latest in technological advancements and care to all their patients, Southern OB/GYN is also a family-oriented work place. Dr. Nikki Yarbrough is a doctor of osteopathic medicine who has been part of the team since … Continue reading A Look Inside the Life of an OB/GYN: Dr. Nikki Yarbrough
Facial aging can be divided into two categories: extrinsic (external) and intrinsic (innate and not modifiable). External factors such as UV (sun/tanning beds), smoking, and other environmental pollutants cause discoloration, collagen degradation, and wrinkles. Chemical peels, topical retinoids, topical skin rejuvenation treatments like Defenage®, and lasers moderate and sometimes reverse this damage. However, even the healthiest of lifestyles cannot prevent the hormonal changes that cause … Continue reading Get Your Glow On
Wake up and check your phone. Eat a meal and check your phone. Get in bed and check your phone. Sound familiar? This endless cycle is known as FOMO, or the fear of missing out. The term was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013, and TIME Magazine describes it as “the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you are missing out – that … Continue reading Is FOMO Real?
When offering perspectives on the downfall of unsung artists and creatives who abandoned their passions for long periods of time, the public is usually told that drugs or mental illness caused these people such difficulties. However, while drug users are usually revered and respected for admitting to their problems, many will shun and shame those who admit to having a mental illness outside of depression … Continue reading Mental Health as a Creative
For those who wish they had the agility and patience for surfing, fret not. The rapidly growing sport of stand up paddleboarding may be for you. Although standing up while paddling can be traced back thousands of years, the actual sport gained attention about 10 years ago, according to SUP World Mag. The origins may be a little hazy, with people citing a famous surfer … Continue reading Say SUP to Stand Up Paddleboarding
Kinesiology tape is an alternative rehabilitative technique for strained or achy muscles associated with high levels of physical activity. Also known as elastic therapeutic tape, this method expedites natural healing of the body while simultaneously providing support to the area and maintaining a wide range of motion. Common brands, like Kinesio Tape, are latex-free and can be worn for multiple days. According to the company’s … Continue reading Keep Going With Kinesio Taping