Best Self’s December issue is packed full of great tips to help you be healthier and feel your best in today and in the New Year. Here are just a few of our health and wellness tips from local experts Dr. Leslie Gray of Dermatology Center of Atlanta, FusionSleep and Piedmont Hospital.
Don’t sweat it!
If you sweat excessively, you may want to try miraDry. This non-invasive solution provides lasting results with little downtime. The procedure delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the underarm sweat glands are and eliminates them. The sweat glands don’t grow back once eliminated, so the result is a reduction of sweat.
Dr. Leslie Gray – Dermatology Center of Atlanta
Carry or wear a medical emergency identification tag, bracelet or card, which identifies special medical conditions such as diabetes, hemophilia or allergies.
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
The power of ZZZ
To maximize the restorative powers of sleep and to make falling asleep easier, good sleep hygiene practices help immensely. The following suggestions can help both people with sleep disorders and their families: exercise regularly, but not within 2 to 4 hours of bedtime; don’t have anything with caffeine or nicotine for at least six hours prior to bedtime; and don’t watch television for at least one hour before bedtime.