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|The Whys Behind the Dos and Don'ts: Breast AugmentationFresh VancouverThere are more than a few "dos and donts" of breast augmentation out there, both online and in your surgeon's office. These tips and guidelines are generally universal, but many people aren't sure why they matter.
DO stop smoking at least 2 months before surgery.
Besides the obvious effects on your lungs and respiratory function, smoking affects other systems of your body, as well. Nicotine and other chemicals found in cigarettes increase blood pressure and make it more difficult for your blood vessels to transfer oxygen to your organs. Using tobacco products thickens blood and increases the risk of blood clots; it also undermines your immune system and makes you more susceptible to post-surgical infections.
Surgeons generally recommend quitting smoking for at least 2 months before surgery — but the sooner you can stop, the better. (This doesn't just apply to cosmetic surgery, either. Doctors agree that quitting smoking before...Read More >>|
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|Beauty Buzz 411Crystal JensenTips and beauty secrets from consummate beauty pro Crystal Jensen!
Your beauty regime is about to get an overhaul! Thanks to the TruMarine™ Collagen supplement, both my nails and hair have become noticeably stronger and my complexion is definitely more vibrant. I love...Read More >>|
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|Women in BusinessFresh Vancouver
It took a call from her doctor warning her that her heart condition could kill her to change McGrath’s health habits. But now, Jessie is a Certified Personal Trainer and the owner of Restoration Fitness.
After a journey that involved dropping from a...Read More >>|| || ||
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|Paper DollsFresh VancouverPlay up your personality with a pop of colour
Photographed by Erin CrooksMakeup by Holly DeckerHairstylist: Cheryl Regal Wardrobe Designer: Laurie Brown Models: Hannah, Jade, Brianne, AND Jenna (Edge Agency)
Azures and ceruleans signify loyalty, wisdom, and truth—but it can also...Read More >>|| |
|Ask the WOW LadyChristine AwramFrom Worthless to Woman Of Worth: Empowered Leadership
The leadership of women is a diverse topic, and can still bring to mind old-style masculine thinking that includes C words like control, command and clout. This article starts to explore more inspiring, effective and compelling C...Read More >>|| || ||
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