The Caudle Center Blog

Botox FAQs

We offer our Botox services for patients in the Johnson City, TN area. Here are some of the questions they ask most frequently: What is Botox? Botox is a brand name of a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.  While in large amounts this toxin can cause paralysis, small diluted amounts can be directly injected into specific muscles causing controlled weakening of the muscles. Are there other brand names for botulinum? [...]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Skin|

Why Does Microneedling Work?

Did you know that the Caudle Center Medical Spa in Johnson City, TN offers Microneedling-- a minimally invasive treatment to rejuvenate your skin? Microneedling works by encouraging collagen production. Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and is found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. It’s what helps give our skin elasticity and strength, and replaces dead skin cells. In simplest terms, it’s the “glue” that [...]

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Cosmetic Treatments, Skin|

Losing Weight in the Summer

If you want to get into shape and shed those extra pounds, now is a great time to do it. Summer is ideal for weight loss for many reasons. For one, eating healthy is easier in the summer months. Fresh produce is at its peak. A trip to your local farmer’s market can inspire low-calorie, nutritious recipes centered on produce. In the summer, okra (an important source of vitamin B6 and folic [...]

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Weight Loss|

Why Does our Skin Age?

Have you ever wondered why our skin wrinkles as we age? Regardless of outside factors such as sun exposure or smoking, there is a natural aging process that takes place within our skin, called intrinsic aging. This process begins as early as our 20’s! We produce about one percent less collagen in our skin each year after the age of 20.  Collagen is responsible for keeping skin firm, so as a [...]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Skin|

Getting Ready for a Healthy Spring

It’s spring, and that means more fresh vegetables are sprouting into season and becoming more widely available. At The Caudle Center we recommend all our patients – especially those trying to lose weight – take a look at working more veggies into their diets this spring. Did you know that vegetables are a great source of fiber? It’s not just their nutrients that keep you healthy. The fiber helps keep you [...]

April 9th, 2017|Categories: Weight Loss|

Understanding Varicose and Spider Veins

With spring’s arrival this month, many people are looking forward to pulling out their warm-weather wardrobes. However, if you have varicose or spider veins, you may be dreading putting on those shorts and find yourself hiding in clothes that cover your visible veins—even in the hot weather! These vein issues, while generally not dangerous, can interfere with one’s confidence and self-esteem. Many patients come to us asking for help understanding, and [...]

March 18th, 2017|Categories: Cosmetic Treatments|