Blog Archive

Why Medical Weight Loss Might Be Your Answer Oct 3rd, 2021

If you're overweight or obese, you're not alone. Nearly 75% of American adults weigh more than they should, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Carrying excess weight is more than just a cosmetic concern. If you’re overweight or obese, you have a higher risk of developing certain...

Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions Sep 1st, 2021

You’ve probably heard that obesity is a rising public health concern; more than 32% of American adults are overweight, and about 35% of children and teens are overweight. As waistlines increase, so do cases of potentially dangerous conditions, like high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. Keep this in mind,...

Everything You Need to Know about the P-Shot Aug 5th, 2021

According to a survey conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an estimated 18 million men over the age of 20 experience some degree of erectile dysfunction. The study found that there were many risk factors for ED, including having diabetes, a lack of exercise, poor circulation,...

Preparing for your DOT Physical Jul 7th, 2021

As part of our ongoing commitment to the community, Dallas Family Medical & Aesthetics provides DOT physicals.  Our health care providers are licensed Medical Examiners who meet federal requirements for issuing the certification you require to obtain or renew a commercial driver’s license. DOT physicals are, in some ways, much...

Microdermabrasion: How It Works to Improve Your Skin Jun 29th, 2021

You’ve heard it said that your skin is your body’s largest organ — that’s because it has a big job to do. Every day, it fights the effects of the environment, like the sun, dirt, and wind. It gets burned, dried out, scrubbed, neglected, poked, popped, and prodded. Eventually, it...

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help Ease the Symptoms of Aging May 16th, 2021

It’s a fact of life: Your hormone levels steadily decline as you get older. As men and women lose estrogen. progesterone, and testosterone, you experience the so-called “normal” symptoms of aging.  Your metabolism slows, your libido wanes, your joints hurt, you get insomnia, your abdominal fat increases, your skin shows...

4 Minimally Invasive Treatments to Revitalize Your Complexion Apr 1st, 2021

If you’re tired of seeing dull skin, fine lines, sun damage, or other skin concerns, you don’t have to undergo plastic surgery or invasive treatments to revitalize your complexion! The providers at  Dallas Family Medical & Aesthetics in Addison, Texas, offer many minimally invasive aesthetic treatments that improve your appearance,...

How HydraFacials® Help Your Skin Mar 11th, 2021

As winter turns into spring here in the Dallas area, you may have noticed the cooler, drier air has left your skin dehydrated, dry, and flaky. If you’re considering a facial to rejuvenate your skin, you’re making a smart choice!  At Dallas Family Medical & Aesthetics in Addison, Texas, we...

When to Consider Hair Restoration Feb 16th, 2021

Hair restoration is low maintenance and offers real benefits, including improving your appearance and boosting your confidence. Whether you’re dealing with thinning hair, a receding hairline, or balding, if you look in the mirror and are unsatisfied with the way you look, it’s worthwhile to consider hair restoration. The team...

5 Common Weight Loss Myths, Busted Jan 1st, 2021

Wanting to lose weight is an all too common struggle in the US. As of 2018, nearly 26% of adults were not physically active enough, 31% of adults were obese and 48% of adults were convinced that diet is a major cause of obesity. But, with so many different methods...

What Makes the HydraFacial™ Different? Dec 10th, 2020

Without proper care, your skin can’t look its best. As the body’s largest organ, the skin acts as a barrier, providing protection and regulating body temperature. The skin is susceptible to damage from sunlight, environmental irritants, and lifestyle choices.  Fortunately, with the right care, you can maintain smooth, fresh, dewy...

Benefits of Having Botox and Fillers Nov 24th, 2020

Combining Botox with dermal fillers allows you to enjoy your look longer and reap maximum benefits. These two very different injectables complement each other to leave you with the ultimate in facial rejuvenation. At Dallas Family Medical and Aesthetics in Addison, Texas, Dr. Julie Reihsen offers safe and effective aesthetic...

Lifestyle Tips to Prevent the Flu Oct 7th, 2020

No one wants to get the flu (influenza), but each year, the flu will cause hundreds of thousands of American adults and children to fall ill with symptoms that can last up to two weeks. The flu causes you to miss work, school, and other responsibilities and daily activities as...

Common Causes of Sexual Pain Sep 9th, 2020

All too often, women put their sexual health aside and grit their teeth and endure the consequences. We’re here to tell you that your sexual health matters, and if you’re struggling with sexual pain, not only are you not alone, we have solutions. At Dallas Family Medical & Aesthetics, Dr....

Options for Allergy Testing and Treatment Aug 3rd, 2020

Allergies affect approximately 50 million people in the United States, and they’re the 6th leading cause of chronic illness — which is to say that allergies are incredibly common. Allergies can be tough to diagnose as there’s a wide range of allergic reactions, some of which mimic other health conditions. ...

Botox: The Quick-and-easy Solution for Wrinkles Jul 30th, 2020

Every time you smile, frown, or squint, lines form around the top half of your face. However, these lines become increasingly etched into your skin and begin to take up permanent residence. Since turning back the clock isn’t possible, we offer the next best thing for reducing these signs of...

Our Office Has Moved Jun 3rd, 2019

Patient’s who’ve not had an appointment in the last two years may be unaware that our office has moved! But don’t fret because we’re at Treepoint Plaza, just a few blocks south of our original location. Getting here is easy as we’re right off Dallas Parkway and there’s plenty of...

Diet, Exercise Can Keep Cholesterol Under Control Jun 3rd, 2019

It seems every day we read or hear more news about cholesterol. What does it all mean? Cholesterol is a type of fat made by the liver. Cholesterol is also contained in certain foods that you eat such as eggs, meat, and dairy products. Shrimp is full of cholesterol. However,...

Immunizations Needed to Maintain Health Jun 3rd, 2019

As flu season approaches, we are reminded of the need for annual immunizations. For example, flu shots. The influenza vaccine represents one of the several immunizations that the Center for Disease Control and others recommend some adults and children receive. These vaccines help the body’s defenses to become sensitive to...

Depression is Often Misunderstood Jun 3rd, 2019

The word depression can be confusing. Is often used to describe normal emotional responses. At some point in their lives, everyone may feel blue. However, when the symptoms persist for longer than a couple of weeks, a person may be suffering from depression. Depression is an illness. It is extremely...

What Can A Healthy Diet Do For You? Jun 3rd, 2019

Synthetic Sweeteners Increase Cardiometabolic Risk A recent study in Norway reported by TIME magazine of more than 4000 folks with an average age of 66 showed that people who had healthier diets had larger brain mass when measured on brain scans. In addition, they had more gray and white matter...

It’s Never Too Late To Talk About Obesity Jun 3rd, 2019

Two‚Äźthirds of the American population is obese.We all know obesity can increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. But what is the definition of obesity? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person’ weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. BMI can be...

The Answer Is In Jun 3rd, 2019

In a review article in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers noted Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig are the most reliable systems for maximizing the chances for long-term weight loss. Jenny Craig participants had the best outcomes in their review article. In one study it was noted, people who used...

You Can Do It Jun 3rd, 2019

Many of us have health goals we want to achieve. Whether it be exercising more, losing weight or reducing stress by achieving a better balance in our hectic and bustling lives. So, what do we do? Is it enough to say, I am going to eat healthier or I am...