Acne – When hair follicles become congested with oil and dead skin cells. Occurring most commonly on the face, chest, back, neck and shoulders.
Acupressure – A type of massage applying finger pressure on specific bodily sites, in order to alleviate fatigue, promote healing, etc.
Acupuncture – Inserting fine-point needles through the skin at specific points to cure disease or relieve soreness.
Adult ADHD – Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a mental health condition that causes lack of concentration, over-excitation and brash behavior.
Aerobics – Various continuous exercises including jogging, swimming, rowing, or cycling, to stimulate and strengthen the heart and lungs, thus progressing the body's attainment of oxygen.
Allergy – An unusual reaction of the body to a previously encountered allergen initiated by ingestion, inhalation, injection or skin contact, often made evident by a runny nose, itchy eyes, gasping, skin rash or diarrhea.
Anaphylaxis – An allergic reaction to a foreign protein, resulting in swelling from previous contact with it.
Andropause – The stage, normally between the ages of 45 and 55, during which a man's testosterone levels may decrease, leading to a reduction in vitality and sexual drive.
Anemia – A condition in which there is a decrease in healthy red blood cells, causing oxygen-deficient tissues, making you feel exhausted.
Anorexia nervosa – An eating disorder, causing people to obsess over preserving a weight that' is abnormal for their age and height.
Antioxidants – Chemicals or drugs that help prevent unbalanced molecules, called free radicals, or cell injury.
Arthritis – Severe or recurring joint swelling, often accompanied by pain and structural transformations from injury, infection, or crystal deposition.
Asthma – A breathing disorder, often of allergic cause, distinguished by complications of breathing and wheezing, and a sense of constraint in the chest.
Bariatric surgery – Encourages weight loss by altering the digestive system's anatomy, restricting the portion of food that can be ingested and digested at one time.
Body wrap - A beauty treatment in which the body is covered in lotion and enclosed tightly in pieces of cloth, encouraging weight loss or enhanced skin tone.
Botox –A purified form of the botulinum toxin injected to remedy muscle spasms and temporarily eliminate wrinkles.
Brazilian Butt Lift – A process in which a flat buttock is amplified by a patient’s own fat harvest through liposuction of another area.
Breast augmentation – A surgical increase of breast size, during which silicone or saline implants are placed under the breast tissue or chest muscles - also known as augmentation mammoplasty.
Breast cancer – Any of several types of cancer affecting breast cells; cancer which begins in the milk ducts (ductal carcinoma) is the most common.
Breast implant – The surgical substitution of prosthetic material in a breast, either to enlarge the breast or to rebuild after surgical breast removal.
Bruxism – A condition where you grate, grind, or clench your teeth, sometimes instinctively during the day or at night (sleep bruxism).
Bulimia nervosa – An eating disorder, in which people may secretly splurge –eat and then purge to get rid of the extra calories by voluntarily vomiting.
Cardiovascular disease – Usually referring to conditions that involve tapered or clogged blood vessels that can lead to a stroke, heart attack, or chest pain (angina).
Cellulite – Strain on the connective bands of tissue underneath the skin caused by trapped fat deposits producing dimpled or uneven looking skin.
Cervical cancer – Cancer of the cells in the cervix, where the lower part of the uterus attaches to the vagina.
Chemical peel – A skin resurfacing process, in which a chemical mixture is applied to skin to eliminate the top layers, causing smoother and younger looking skin to grow back.
Chiropractor – A professional who provides treatment of bodily disorders of the spine and other parts of the body, based on the belief that the cause is the uncharacteristic functioning of a nerve.
Cholesterol – A waxy substance that is found in the fats of your blood, too much of which can increase your risk of heart disease.
Collagen – The fibrous protein consisting of bone, tendon, cartilage, and additional conjunctive tissue present in youthful skin and tissue.
Cosmetic dentistry – The branch of dentistry concerned with enhancing the appearance of teeth and gums.
Degeneration – When bodily tissue disintegrates, decreases in functional activity, and is replaced by other kinds of tissue.
Depression – A condition of extended emotional misery and retreat.
Dermatology – The branch of medicine which diagnoses and treats skin diseases and abnormal conditions.
Diabetes – Any of several metabolic diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose (blood sugar). If undiagnosed, symptoms may include tremendous discharge of urine, weight loss or weight gain, and constant thirst.
Eating disorder – Any of several patterns of extremely distressed eating habits, most frequently anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
Eczema – A chronic topical dermatitis characterized by itchy inflammation of the skin that may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever.
Endocrinology – The study of the hormones and glands of the body, and their associated disorders.
Epilepsy – A nervous system disorder, distinguished either by docile, periodic loss of concentration, lethargy, or by seizures with loss of consciousness.
Facelift – Facial plastic surgery, elevating drooping tissues and ridding the face of wrinkles and other signs of age.
FDA – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a federal agency accountable for supervising trade and security standards in the drug and food industries.
Fibromyalgia – A syndrome characterized by exhaustion and persistent pain in the muscles and tissues neighboring the joints.
Gynecology – The branch of medical science that deals with health preservation and diseases specific to women, particularly diseases of the reproductive organs.
Hair restoration – The medical and surgical treatment of numerous forms of hair loss or thinning.
Hand Fracture – A condition in which one of the miniature bones of the hand is broken, usually as a product of direct damage.
HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), a pregnancy-generated hormone, is used chiefly to treat fertility issues.
Headache - A pain positioned in the head, either over the eyes, at the forehead, or at the base of the skull.
Heart attack - A disruption in blood flow to your heart when a clot clogs the blood flow through a coronary artery, possibly damaging or terminating part of the heart muscle.
Heart disease – Any of several types of structural or functional irregularities of the heart or blood vessels, causing disease and/or infection.
Herniated disc - An excruciating burst of the fibrocartilage in any of the discs between spinal vertebrae.
Hip replacement – A removal procedure replacing a diseased hip joint with a prosthesis.
Hormone Replacement Therapy - A type of estrogen preventative-treatment used to monitor menopausal warning signs.
Hot flash - An abrupt, momentary sensation of heat.
HPV - Human papilloma virus. HPV infection causes warts. There are more than 100 varieties.
Hypnotherapy –The use of hypnosis, an artificially induced, dazed-state resembling slumber, differentiated by sharpened vulnerability to suggestion.
Insomnia – Persistent incapability to fall asleep or to enjoy uninterrupted slumber.
Invisalign - A succession of transparent, detachable teeth aligners that orthodontists and dentists use as an option to conventional braces.
Irritable bowel syndrome - A widespread disorder that affects the colon, frequently causing bloating, cramping, diarrhea, abdominal pain, gas, and constipation.
Juvéderm – An injectable facial filler used in cosmetics, dermatology, and plastic surgery to soften profound folds and diminish wrinkles in the face.
Keratosis pilaris - A widespread skin condition that causes coarse patches and minute, acne-like swelling, usually on the thighs, arms, and buttocks.
Laser resurfacing - A skin treatment that uses a laser to enhance the appearance of your skin or remedy minor facial flaws.
LASIK - A surgical process used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, in which a laser is used to eliminate internal layers of corneal tissue.
Liposuction - Cosmetic surgery that suctions fat from specific areas of the body.
Lymphedema - Inflammation, especially in sub-dermal tissues, as a result of hindrance of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes, with buildup of lymph fluid in the affected section.
Melanoma – The most hazardous type of skin cancer developed from a group of tumorous cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives your skin its color.
Menopause - The end of menstruation and fertility, typically diagnosed 12 months after your last menstruation.
Microdermabrasion - A cosmetic procedure in which dead, dull skin cells are removed by the application of a refined abrasive spray.
Migraine – An excruciating headache, usually disturbing only one side of the head and generally accompanied by nausea and visual irritation.
Narcolepsy - A condition differentiated by recurrent and irrepressible periods of intense sleep.
Neurology - The branch of medical science studying the nervous system and associated disorders.
Obesity –Increased body weight, caused by excessive buildup of fat.
Oral cancer - Cancer that forms in tissues of the mouth or pharynx, usually involving symptoms on the tongue or lips, including sores, lumps or ulcers.
Orthotic - An apparatus or brace, specifically for the foot, that is used to alleviate or amend an orthopedic problem.
Osteoarthritis - The most common form of arthritis; occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones deteriorates gradually.
Osteoporosis – A steady, increased softening of the bones, causing fragility, caused by the steady loss of calcium.
Pilates – A moderate system of exercise performed by lying down, elongating and extending the muscles, in order to enhance posture, flexibility and more.
Prostate cancer - A slow-growing malignant tumor developed in the tissue of the prostate gland (male reproductive gland producing components of semen), causing symptoms such as blood in urine, pain or soreness in pelvis or lower back, abnormal leakage of urine, etc.
Psoriasis - A non-contagious skin disease distinguished by the appearance of inflamed, reddish spots and blotches covered with silvery-white scales.
Reflexology - Massaging specific areas of the foot or hand in order to encourage healing, stress-relief, and pain-relief based on predefined pressure points that are located on the hands and feet.
Reiki – A form of therapy promoting healing and restored wellbeing, by which the practitioner channels energy into the patient.
Rheumatoid Arthritis - A chronic disease of the musculoskeletal system, distinguished by muscle fragility, exhaustion, redness and inflammation of joints in the feet, hands, knees and wrists.
Rhinoplasty - Plastic surgery to change the nose structure by augmenting or removing bone or cartilage, attaching tissue from another part of the body or implanting synthetic material to alter the shape of the nose.
Root canal - A procedure to replace the infected pulp of a tooth, usually performed when the tooth cannot mend another way due to infection or decay reaching the nerve of the tooth or teeth.
Rosacea - A persistent, inflammation that affects the skin on the face, forehead and nose.
Sclerotherapy – A varicose vein treatment, involving the injection of a sclerosing agent into vessels or tissues to eliminate damaged veins.
Sciatica - Pain originating from applied pressure on a spinal nerve in the lower back, affecting one’s back, buttock, hip and leg.
Sealant - A dental procedure averting cavities or other types of tooth decay by spreading a plastic material to one or more teeth.
Seizure - A sudden epileptic spasm, tremor or convulsion that causes a dramatic change in awareness or conduct, originating due to interrupted brain activity.
Sinus infection – Also known as Sinusitis, this inflammation of the sinus cavities originates from a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, hindering drainage and producing mucus build-up.
Skin cancer – Several types of unusual, accelerated growths in skin cells, frequently caused by unprotected exposure to Ultraviolet light, developing under the top layer of skin causing waxy, red lumps or other skin disruptions to display.
Sleep Apnea – A sleep disorder in which one’s rest is disturbed by abnormal, shallow breathing or pauses in breathing, repeatedly stopping and starting.
Spider vein – Smaller veins that are closer to the surface of the skin, often appearing red or blue, and distinguished by their spider-web or tree branch like appearance.
Stress fractures - Minute cracks in a bone caused by recurring forceful pressure, such as repeatedly jumping or running long distances.
Stroke - When the blood supply to part of your brain is disturbed or severely diminished, denying brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients, causing brain cells to die quickly.
Swimmer’s ear – Also known as Otitis Externa, this infection and inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal initiates in the eardrum, usually caused by water remaining in the ear after swimming that produces a moist environment that hosts bacterial g growth.
Tummy tuck - Also called an abdominoplasty, this plastic surgery of the abdomen entails the reattachment of stretched or torn abdominal muscles, removal of surplus fatty tissue and excess skin.
Urology – The study and treatment of diseases originating in the male and female urogenital tract and the male reproductive organs.
Uterine fibroids – Non-cancerous growths of the uterus, usually occurring during childbearing years, causing abnormal bleeding, frequent urination, pelvic cramping, etc.
Varicose veins - Abnormally dilated or inflamed veins, especially in the legs or face, rooted in feeble or wounded vein valves.
Veneer - A coating of tooth-colored material, typically porcelain or acrylic resin, joined to and layering the exterior of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
Yoga - A Hindu philosophy revolving around creating the mystical union of the self with the Supreme Being in a condition of total consciousness and harmony through particular physical and mental exercises.