Blog Archive

Start the New Year Right With Habits That Promote Healthy Aging Jan 1st, 2020

While it’s hard to predict the future, one thing you can be sure of is that you’ll get older. That may sound trite, but the progression of time is unavoidable, and the effects of age on your body are sometimes predictable. You know, for example, that a child’s baby teeth...

8 Amazing Benefits of the Icon Laser Dec 1st, 2019

Are you ready to tackle those skin imperfections that drive you crazy each time you look into a mirror? Mountain Medical Arts can help by using an Icon™ laser to treat many skin problems at once, giving you a younger, healthier appearance. Here’s how it works. What is the Icon...

Why Comprehensive Hospice and Palliative Care Is Important Nov 1st, 2019

When it comes to serious and terminal illness, it’s critical to ensure you or your loved one is receiving compassionate care that provides comfort, support, and guidance in an immediate manner. That’s what palliative and hospice care seeks to do, and at Mountain Medical Arts, our team takes great pride...

Here's How Your Mental Health Affects Your Body Oct 1st, 2019

We often think of mental and physical health as two separate issues that both affect our overall well-being but hardly affect each other. But in reality, the way you feel — about yourself and about the world around you — can potentially have a huge impact on your body.  Drs....

Kiss Cellulite Goodbye With TempSure™ Treatments Sep 1st, 2019

No one wants extra fat on their butt or thighs or the bumpy and dimpled effect that cellulite causes on your skin. Cellulite can affect you whether you’re heavy or thin, but now you can kiss it goodbye with TempSure™ by Cynosure®. Mountain Medical Arts in Burnsville, North Carolina, combines...

How Nutrition Counseling Can Help with Adult-Onset Food Allergies Aug 12th, 2019

As you grow older there are more and more things you need to be concerned about regarding your health. You may need to adjust your eating habits and make some lifestyle changes to deal with an increasing waistline or the aches and pains that come with aging. But what happens...

Scars, Spots, and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All Jul 15th, 2019

Are you wondering about cosmetic procedures to take care of those tiny imperfections that have been bothering you for years? Or do you just want to look refreshed and a bit younger without going under the knife? You can reduce the visibility of scars, dark spots, and stretch marks with...

What Is Healthy Aging? Jun 13th, 2019

The secret to healthy aging is hardly a secret. You already know many of the areas you can improve to live a healthier lifestyle, such as maintaining a healthy weight and exercising at least 30 minutes per day. Some issues, however, may not be as obvious. Our compassionate husband and...

Everything You Need to Know About Advance Care Planning May 13th, 2019

No one plans for “emergencies” — they just happen. And they can happen at any time. When a medical emergency leaves us too ill to speak for ourselves, we rely on those around us to make the “right” choices. That’s a lot of responsibility to place on our loved ones...

5 Spring Fruits and Vegetables that Pack Nutritional Punch Apr 30th, 2019

Spring is here in full force, and in North Carolina, that means sunshine, flowers, and a time to shake off the doldrums of winter. One of the best ways to do that is to add some fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet, both to add a little variety and...

Tighten Saggy Skin Before Summer With Surgery-Free TempSure® Mar 1st, 2019

It may be chilly in North Carolina now, but before you know it, the summer sun will be beckoning and it’ll be time to break out the swimsuits and warm-weather clothing. Even if you don’t like the cold of winter, the season has one advantage: If you have sagging, loose...

Laser Hair Removal: It's Easier Than Ever Feb 11th, 2019

The average person spends a lot of time shaving, waxing and plucking to get rid of unwanted body hair. Now imagine what it would be like to kick those time-consuming habits to the curb, and instead devote all that time to doing something you actually enjoy? With laser hair removal...

Start the New Year Out Right With a Custom Nutrition and Wellness Plan Jan 9th, 2019

It’s a new year again, and you haven’t lost the weight. You’re not alone. Almost 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Being overweight places you at a higher risk of serious diseases — heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, to name...

Why Winter is the Best Time to Rejuvenate Your Skin With a Fractional Laser Treatment Dec 21st, 2018

You may be surprised to learn that winter is the best time to start skin rejuvenation treatments. Don’t wait if you’ve been eager to even out your skin tone, fade blemishes, improve stretch marks, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The Icon™ Aesthetic System offers a complete...