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Aquamid- Different from Hyaluronic Acid other Long Lasting Fillers
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Aquamid provides a superior option to hyaluronic acid and collagen fillers for long term correction yet does not contain the small particles used by other long lasting (sometimes called permanent) fillers and attributed to issues with a filler hardening or fibrosis occurring. Hyaluronic acid or collagens provide results that usually last for 2 to up to 12 months; maintaining the result will require additional injections. Since Aquamid is not absorbed into the body and does not degrade, Aquamid offers a superior solution without numerous injections.

The Post Partum Cesarean Section Support Garment- Necessary Features for Proper Healing
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

What Makes a Proper Cesarean section Support Garment? Stabilization of the Cesarean section incision site and surrounding tissues is critical for aiding and facilitating healing of the incision, for the quality of the scar and for comfort during healing. A properly designed post partum support garment will provide the features required for the stabilization and support you need. The following garment features are essential for aiding healing:

Recovery and Healing after Child Birth & Support Products
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

The birth of a child is a joyous event. It is also one of the most dramatic physical transformations to the human body. The recovery is a gradual healing and transformation, your body spent 9 months growing, changing and caring for your baby and will take time to heal and recover from the birth process and time spent carrying the baby. The recovery process is not simply about healing, the mother is undergoing the physical recovery as she fulfilling the needs and providing care to the newborn baby; the person healing is a caregiver.

Post Partum Healing While Caring for Your New Baby
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Pregnancy and the birth of the child is a joyous time and a time filled with major changes- to your body and your daily routines. Regardless of the delivery type, your body has undergone a massive transformation and must have time and support to heal properly. But how can the healing be accomplished while you are acting as the primary care giver for your new baby? When you come home from the hospital, your child will need your attention and care, you are not able to rest and recovery uninterrupted.

Why Does Your Post Partum Abdomen Feel "Loose"?
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Your body spent 9 months changing to accommodate the growing fetus, in the last trimester your abdomen was in a completely altered state, both stretched and expanded. How much was your abdomen altered? The rectus abdominus muscles can be stretched and altered by as much as 50 percent from their pre-pregnancy state.

What is the Difference in a Proper Post Partum Cesarean Section Garment and Shapewear?
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Alpha Health Asia only represents and sells post partum support garments specifically designed and manufactured for post partum wear, these garments are very different from the shapewear found in retail stores. Our Cesarean section support garment is uniquely designed to meet the needs of someone that had a Cesarean section by a design that delivers targeted support at and around the incision while being comfortable.

Cesarean Section Incision Healing - The Importance of a Post Partum Support Garment
March 3, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

The birth of a child is a joyous event, but your body has undergone a major surgery and needs assistance in healing. With all that is happening in your post partum life- the physical demands of caring for your baby, interrupted sleep patterns and learning new daily routines- it is challenging to let your body rest, recover and heal properly from the cesarean surgery.

Breast Augmentation Recovery – Common Questions
January 7, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Some of the common questions about the recovery from breast augmentation are found below, please also consult your doctor for expert advice and follow the recovery instructions your doctor provided. After the surgery, when can I go home? Your doctor or a nurse will release you after they have monitored your postoperative condition- the period of time will depend upon the anesthesia and how you are feeling. You will need someone to drive you home from the hospital or surgical center, please make sure and arrange this prior to the surgery. How do I care for my incisions?

Can a postpartum girdle really help get you back into shape after giving birth?
July 4, 2010: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Sunday, July 4, 2010 This article was authored by Dr Nor Ashikin Mokhtar under the WOMEN'S WORLD section for The Star, the full article: http://thestar.com.my/health/story.asp?file=/2010/7/4/health/6596850&sec... I HAVE to start out by saying that I have never used a postpartum girdle, but I am beginning to wish that I had. In my time, I used the bengkung (traditional Malaysian postpartum belly wraps) consisting of a piece of cloth about 12 feet long that was wound tightly round my body from below my bust to the hips. After five children ... don’t ask me how I survived.