Press Release: Dr. Marcia Byrd Discusses Her Specialized Liposuction Treatment for Lipedema at the Fat Disorders Research Society’s Annual Conference

Atlanta Liposuction Specialist Breaks New Ground in the Treatment of Lipedema Atlanta, May 1, 2016 Liposuction specialist Marcia V. Byrd, MD spoke last month at the Fat Disorders Research Society (FDRS) 2016 Conference in St. Louis, Missouri at the Marriot St. Louis Airport Hotel. This year’s conference was titled “Living with Lipedema and Dealing with…

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Medical MicroNeedling

Stimulation of the body’s own natural healing processes is an ideal method of health and beauty. Medical MicroNeedling is a break-through technique to use the body’s own natural healing processes to produce more of the essential skin components collagen and elastin, leaving the skin rejuvenated and renewed. At the intersection of biology and beauty, MicroNeedling…

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What Is Lipedema?

Lipedema is a condition that occurs when fat is placed in irregular patterns under the skin. These patterns of fat are most likely to show up in the legs and buttocks. Over 10 percent of women have this condition. Men rarely suffer from these irregular fat placements in their thighs and buttocks. Symptoms For the…

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New Study: Treating Men with Spinal Cord Injuries

Subcutaneous pellet testosterone replacement therapy: the “first steps” in treating men with spinal cord injuries. Abstract: The authors describe the case of a 36-year-old man who presented with hormone level concerns 6 months after a rock climbing accident that resulted in paraplegia. Hypogonadism was diagnosed, and the patient received subcutaneous pellet testosterone replacement therapy. Within…

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New Study: Testosterone and Progesterone Stimulate Muscle Protein in Women

Testosterone and Progesterone, But Not Estradiol, Stimulate Muscle Protein Synthesis in Postmenopausal Women Abstract | Context: The effect of the female sex steroids, estradiol and progesterone, on muscle protein turnover is unclear. Therefore, it is unknown whether the changes in the hormonal milieu throughout the life span in women contribute to the changes in muscle…

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