Pregnancy Risk: How OSA Can Affect Pregnancy

Pregnant women with obstructive sleep apnea face a higher risk of pregnancy complications, according to a study performed by Brown University.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic health condition that affects 22 million Americans, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. OSA occurs when an individual’s airway becomes blocked during sleep and the muscles of the throat relax and collapse. When the airway becomes blocked, patients gasp for air and are often startled awake.

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A Word About Wine

Many women love to unwind with wine, but is wine really all that healthy? New research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says yes, wine has some surprising health benefits. But before you reach for your corkscrew, Dr. Alqulali wants you to remember one thing: Moderation is key. 

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Do Breast Implants Need Replacing Every 10 Years?

If you’ve read about, researched or gotten breast implants, you’ve probably heard someone mention that you should have them replaced every 10 years. But is it really necessary? For most patients, probably not, but there are a few reasons why you should replace your implants, according to Dr. Mona Alqulali M.D., FACOG, Ph.D.

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Dimpleplasty in High Demand With Millennials

Millennials are readily seeking cosmetically created dimples, according to The Independent.

Dimples in Demand

The dimpleplasty procedure has grown as people under 35 strive to look their favorite famously dimpled stars, like Duchess Kate Middleton, actor Brad Pitt or One Direction singer Harry Stiles.

Dimples have long been considered to mark of beauty by many people. Some cultures see them as a sign of good luck and prosperity.

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Size Matters: Areola Reductions Increasing in Popularity

Areola reduction surgeries are growing in popularity, according to a survey by the Plastic Surgery Group.

Areola Reductions Are Increasing

The organization found a growing number of women want to change not only the size of their breasts, but also the size of their areolas. The group, made up of members of the British Association of Aesthetic Surgeons and the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, surveyed 131 people to rate the attractiveness of areolas.

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