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Book Integrative MLA to speak at your next engagement Feb 18th, 2020

Are you a member of a Rotary Club, Kiwanis or other community organization? Does your club need a local speaker to increase excitement or engagement at your next meeting? We’d love to send one of our doctors from Integrative Medicine, Laser & Aesthetics in West Carmel to speak about our...

Integrative Eats: One-Sheet Fajitas Feb 10th, 2020

As you most likely know, one huge aspect of your wellness is the food that you consume. At Integrative Medicine, Laser & Aesthetics, we work to find the root cause of your health issues in order to improve your well-being. Today we’re sharing a simple and healthy fajitas recipe from...

Everything You Want to Know About Functional Medicine Jan 31st, 2020

While modern medicine has made amazing advances in solving some complicated health riddles, these techniques are largely interventional, which means they work around the human body rather than with it. With functional medicine, we take an entirely different approach to your health that recognizes the intricate relationships between all of...

Facials, Waxing and Lash Extensions in the Zionsville Area Jan 27th, 2020

As we start a new year, why not treat yourself to some of your favorite aesthetic spa services? Here at Integrative Medicine, Laser & Aesthetics, we want our Zionsville and West Carmel neighbors to feel their best both inside and out with our wide variety of medical-grade aesthetic treatments.  What...

3 Things to Know About Laser Vein Removal in Indianapolis Jan 16th, 2020

Are you experiencing spider veins? These damaged veins can appear on the surface of your skin, usually your face or legs, as a result of obesity, heredity or fluctuations in your hormones. Because of this, they are more common as we age and are often found in pregnant women and...

10 Whole-Body Wellness Trends for the New Decade Jan 10th, 2020

It’s the start of a new decade, which makes this the perfect time to make your wellness a priority! We are seeing more and more growth toward integrative medicine and whole-body wellness, even in many traditional and mainstream medical offices. We invite you to check out some of the newest...

What's in the Myers' Cocktail and How It Works Dec 31st, 2019

Consider this: Americans take in an average of 3,600 calories per day, which represents an increase of 24% over 1961. Yet, a whopping 31% of our population is at risk for at least one vitamin or mineral deficiency, making us well-fed, but not necessarily properly nourished.  Certain vitamins and minerals...

Indianapolis Area Microneedling: Improving your skin from the inside out Dec 20th, 2019

It’s almost time for a new year and a new decade! Treat yourself and improve your skin from the inside out with a series of microneedling sessions at Integrative Medicine, Laser, and Aesthetics in West Carmel, IN!  This minimally invasive procedure is completed by our medical aesthetician and improves skin...

What Is a Morpheus8 Skin Treatment? Dec 19th, 2019

Are you looking for the newest trend in anti-aging skin treatment? Look no further than Morpheus8! This new fractional laser skin treatment from InMode is offered by our medical aestheticians here at Integrative Medicine, Laser and Aesthetics, and we have seen incredible success in our clients.  Utilizes Heat Energy Morpheus8...

5 Things to Know About Functional Medicine in Indianapolis Dec 13th, 2019

Functional medicine, also known as integrative medicine, is a patient-focused approach to care that addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental factors that influence a person’s health. Here in Central Indiana, this is more than just the newest trend. It is a practice that is...

The Top 5 Holiday Medical Emergencies Nov 30th, 2019

The holidays are meant for family and friends to get together to laugh, share old memories, and create new ones. Unfortunately, medical emergencies don’t take a holiday during this time and are even more prevalent thanks to party preparations, large feasts, and viruses that make the rounds. At Integrative Medicine,...

Start Laser Hair Removal Now and Be Ready to Head to the Beach by Summer Nov 1st, 2019

As you get ready for the long, cold months of winter, summer may seem like an awfully distant ray of sunshine. But what you do now can set the stage for a fun-filled season in which you can spend more time outdoors and less time shaving and plucking unwanted body...

Feeling Run Down? IV Infusion Therapy Can Help Oct 2nd, 2019

It’s no mystery that the American diet is far from perfect. With fast food restaurants on every corner and convenience stores in between, the options for a healthy diet are crowded out, leaving many Americans vitamin deficient. Now add to this the fact that, as we get older, our cells...

Tired of Unsightly Veins? Here's How We Can Remove Them Sep 1st, 2019

Spider veins — even their name sounds most unwelcome. But when they appear on your legs and face, they’re both unwelcome and unsightly. Thankfully, we can eliminate these pesky arrivals with our advanced laser technology, restoring your skin to its smooth and even tone. At Integrative Medicine, Laser and Aesthetics,...

How Does Microneedling Improve Scars? Aug 1st, 2019

Your skin is designed to withstand a lot of abuse, and it does its job well, protecting you from everything from flying objects to bacteria. Unfortunately, the evidence of this job well-done can pile up on your skin in the form of scarring. Whether you had an ill-placed cut or...

An Elleebana Lash Lift Can Give You the Longer, Fuller Eyelashes You've Always Dreamed of Jul 1st, 2019

It’s hard to pick a facial feature that stands out the most, but a good case could be made for your eyes. Sure, a smile can light up a room, but it’s your eyes that speak volumes and make lasting impressions. And no matter how beautiful your eyes may be,...

How the Morpheus8 Improves Skin Complexion and Texture for a More Radiant Appearance Jun 1st, 2019

As your shield, your skin does a great job of protecting your body throughout your life. Unfortunately, this role begins to take its toll as you age, as your skin breaks down and gradually loses the resources that once kept it resilient. While there’s no turning back the clock, we...

PRP and Microneedling: A Winning Combination for More Youthful Skin May 1st, 2019

Microneedling and PRP (Platelet-rich plasma) are two of the few age-defying practices that are proven to work without requiring a big financial investment or spending many days in recovery. Compared to other procedures that provide dramatic results against fine lines, sunspots, acne scars, or a dull skin tone, microneedling and...

Get Rid of Those Unsightly Veins Before Summer With Laser Vein Removal Apr 1st, 2019

Warmer weather signals that it’s time to start thinking about swimsuit season, shorts, and sandals. If you have spider veins, however, you may feel embarrassed by the unsightly, web-like veins that have appeared on your legs. They may even be uncomfortable at times. There’s no need to prepare for a...

You Don’t Have to Live With Acne Any Longer: Learn More About Treatment Options Mar 1st, 2019

You likely won’t be surprised to learn that acne is the most common skin condition, affecting almost everyone at some point. It can develop in people of all ages, if their pores clog up with substances like oil, bacteria and dead skin cells. But the most common age bracket is...

Choosing an IV Infusion Based on Your Lifestyle Feb 11th, 2019

Intravenous (IV) infusion is the latest trend in health and wellness. Although it might sound intimidating, IV infusion offers good-for-you doses of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other essential substances that will restore, revive, and revitalize you in a single session. The results are so gratifying that even the most...

How Laser Skin Tightening Can Help You with Sagging Facial Skin Jan 18th, 2019

If you’re finding that your face sags just a little bit more with each passing year, you’re not alone (unless everyone knows about some secret fountain of youth except for you). The unstoppable force of aging is a formidable foe, especially when it comes to facial skin, and no one...

Brighten Up Winter Skin With A Micropeel Dec 10th, 2018

Winter is notorious for bringing out the worst in your skin as the temperature drops. Cold weather and indoor heating makes your skin dry, dull, and lifeless. Dehydrated skin can become red, chapped, cracked, and even start to hurt. But just because winter is upon us, doesn’t mean you have...

How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal Nov 7th, 2018

A laser hair removal procedure uses laser energy to damage the hair follicles sufficiently enough so they don’t produce any new hair. Because this technique incorporates the use of laser technology, the area of tissue surrounding the follicle remains untouched and intact. Laser hair removal is a safe and effective...

Why Winter Is the Best Time to Start Laser Vein Removal Treatment Oct 17th, 2018

Unsightly spider veins can make you self-conscious, especially when wearing shorts, dresses, skirts, and bathing suits — anytime your legs are on display. The appearance of these veins, in particular, can be difficult to deal with, but sometimes spider veins cause pain. The pain, often described as throbbing, aching, or...

Why Do I Still Get Acne? Sep 13th, 2018

Adult acne can be as mystifying as it is frustrating. Just about the time you thought you didn’t need to worry any longer about those monthly breakouts or regular T-zone flare-ups, an angry, red bump develops right in the middle of your forehead, or a cluster of whiteheads or blackheads...

Stomach Virus or Food Poisoning: How to Tell the Difference Aug 27th, 2018

Interesting little tidbit: The common flu (influenza) is a respiratory ailment whereas a stomach virus, commonly called the stomach flu, affects the digestive tract.Anyway, neither is fun. And when it comes to issues with your stomach, things can really get uncomfortable, frustrating and painful. That’s especially the case if you...

Microneedling: FAQ About Hollywood’s Secret to Younger-Looking Skin Jul 25th, 2018

Microneedling is a sought-after Hollywood skin rejuvenation treatment capable of reversing the signs of facial aging, treating acne scars and stretch marks and leaving you looking as refreshed and vibrant as you feel. Microneedling is a collagen induction therapy that treats a wide variety of skin problems. Get the facts...

How to Beat Fatigue May 15th, 2018

Being tired is a normal occurrence, and there are many different factors that can contribute to making someone tired - some preventable, some not so much, but the most important thing is that you recognize that you feel tired and attempt to find the cause, and implement changes to correct...

Gluten and Dairy Free Grilled Cheese Apr 12th, 2018

Yes. You read that correctly; Gluten AND Dairy free grilled cheese! People who have food sensitivities shouldn't have to miss out on good food. Below is a recipe for a tasty gluten and dairy free sandwich that will be sure to please. Start out with gluten free bread. Brush it with extra...

Homemade Egg Dye from Beets (and Other Fruits and Vegetables) Mar 21st, 2018

If you don’t have natural food coloring around (we often don’t) you can also use random fruits, veggies, and herbs to accomplish the same thing. We tried this a few years ago and will be getting back to it this year.Below are the foods that can be added to boiling...

The Tremendous Anti-Aging Effects of Vitamin C Feb 22nd, 2018

As you reach middle age and beyond, women notice that their skin isn't quite the same anymore. Fine lines, sagging complexions and other anomalies seem to appear with alarming regularity. It's time to stop this aging process in its tracks. You can't return to your glorious 20s, but there are...

Pros of Almond Milk, Cons of Cow's Milk Jan 30th, 2018

Growing up we had one option for what we put in our cereal. Whole milk. We didn’t have the options we have today such as skim milk, 2% reduced fat, Almond milk, goat’s milk, rice milk, coconut milk and so on. It can be overwhelming to consumers when they are walking...

Gluten Free Chicken Enchiladas Recipe Jan 29th, 2018

Are you looking for a healthy, gluten free dinner recipe for your family they will LOVE? Imagine your family eating a healthy meal you made and they actually enjoy it. It is possible! Nutrition Facts:  Amount Per ServingCalories 492Ingredients8 oz Cream Cheese softened8 oz can Green Chiles chopped15 oz can White Beans drained canned...

Lash Lifting: The 'Push Up Bra' for your Eyelashes! Jan 17th, 2018

False Eyelashes. Pain in the butt, end of story. You literally have to glue hair to your face. Glue doesn't go on right or gets stuck in your eye. Then you jump to conclusions and think your eyes will get glued shut and you'll end up wearing an eye patch...

Music is the Prescription You Need This Holiday Season Dec 7th, 2017

They say laughter is the best medicine. We think music is a close second. We all know the holidays can be filled with joy for some and stress and worry for others. So we have a prescription for everyone this holiday season, MUSIC! It is scientifically proven that music can...

Fall Health & Wellness Nov 18th, 2017

Fall brings on new challenges for staying healthy like rainy, cold weather, increased heating bill costs as we keep ourselves warm at home and the onset of flu season. Wouldn't we all agree that taking extra care in the Fall months can go a long way to preserving our health?...

Healthy & Delicious Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe Nov 10th, 2017

As you know, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s that time of year where people justify overeating and wearing their stretchy pants to family Thanksgiving. But you, YOU have been trying SO HARD all year to maintain a healthy lifestyle with a big part of that being a healthy...

Laser Hair Removal: Is it Worth it? YES! Sep 14th, 2017

Just think about it. No more shaving your legs every other day in the summer so you can wear shorts or a dress for a few hours. This also eliminates so much time from your shower routine. So you can actually enjoy your kid-free, spouse-free, pet-free bathing time! (That means...

Tired of Shaving? Join the Club Sep 6th, 2017

If you struggle with constantly having to shave because you were cursed with dark hair or you inherited the hair growth rate of Cousin Itt from the Addams Family, then laser hair removal may be a great option for you.The thought of NEVER HAVING TO SHAVE YOUR ARMPITS AGAIN should...

Sagging Skin - And What to Do About It May 17th, 2017

Sagging skin is something that occurs over time, but it is good to know that there are steps you can take to prevent and fight against sagging skin and wrinkles. First, let’s see where sagging skin comes from: Aging causes a reduction in collagen and elastin, which naturally keep young skin tight...