Hard to Spell. Hard on Frown Lines. Meet Xeomin

June 15, 2021
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Botox is the rock star of the aesthetic world. Celebrities and millions of others around the globe are Botox believers. But some people have a reaction to the extra proteins found in Botox. For those patients, at Affirm Health Center we also offer Xeomin.  Xeomin is a neuromodulator, like Botox, made from the botulinum toxin …

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Getting What Your Body Needs Through an IV

May 15, 2021
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Everyone can use a little help now and then. Maybe it’s warding off the perennially sick person in the next cubicle’s wintertime jet stream of germs. Maybe it’s recovering after a really hard workout. Maybe it’s helping stay hydrated. Or maybe it’s the search for that mythical hangover cure.  Regardless of your personal goals, at …

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More About Those Hormones of Yours

April 30, 2021
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In April’s first blog, we addressed the signs and symptoms that point to a person having a hormone imbalance. Imbalance isn’t really the right term; it’s likely more correct to say hormone deficiency. We like to think that we’re optimizing our patients’ hormone levels. We do this for our patients from Springfield and the surrounding …

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How are your Hormones Doing?

April 15, 2021
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Our hormones are silent workhorses in our bodies. They act as chemical messengers, and they have a hand in coordinating everything from our body weight to moods to our sex drive. As we age, we invariably have a decline in hormone production. This is especially true for women exiting menopause. Yes, you can blame those …

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Helping with Your Weight Loss

March 30, 2021
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In this month’s first blog, we discussed the Quarantine 15 phenomenon, where, thanks to this ongoing virus, we’ve all put on a few unwanted pounds over the full year of quarantines, lockdowns, closed gyms, cancelled recreational sports leagues, and the rest. While working from home is probably a good trend in many ways — less …

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The Quarantine 15

March 15, 2021
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From Springfield to Santa Fe, from Plymouth to Peoria, we’re all sick of being stuck inside for way too much time. What was initially a novel kind of fun — who knew anyone other than those on a cruise ship or retirement center would like putting together jigsaw puzzles? — rapidly turned into indoor drudgery. …

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Speeding Your Fitness

February 28, 2021
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At Affirm Health Center, a big part of our business is helping our patients who struggle with weight loss. We now offer two Accelerated Fitness Programs that utilize peptides to enhance weight loss and the building of new muscle. We offer both a Long-Term Fitness Program (three months) and a Short-Term Fitness Program (one month). …

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Our Short-Term Fitness Program and the MOTS-c Peptide

February 14, 2021
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In this month’s first blog, we talked about our new Long-Term Fitness Program at Affirm and the addition of the AOD-9604 peptide to help our patients speed weight loss and the building of new muscle. That is a three-month program. In this second blog, let’s discuss our other Accelerated Fitness Program. It is our Short-Term …

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Who’s Up for Some Needling?

January 30, 2021
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We all know someone who’s always there with a subtle barb. They’re expert at giving you some light needling. Maybe your skin needs a little of that. At Affirm, we call it microneedling. This effective treatment for improving skin tone and texture and decreasing stretch marks involves creating hundreds of microscopic injuries to the surface …

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Give Your Skin Some New Year Crystals

January 15, 2021
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These days when you mention the word crystals, many people instantly think of some 90s New Age mumbo jumbo with Yanni on a CD in the background. But at Affirm Health Center, we love crystals, not necessarily for their, uh, holistic properties, but for their ability to remove old, dull, damaged skin from your face. …

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