your confidence and wisdom are going better with age, the same isn’t true for your
hormones. Menopause, a phase of the end of your childbearing age, causes lots
of hormonal changes. This will take a true different in your skin health, increasing
the risk of thinning and sagging skin. A number of treatment options are
available, how about PRP (platelet-rich plasma), does it work?
age, the collagen production of your skin decreases naturally. The skin’s
elasticity decreases and you’re also likely to lose some essential fat under
the skin. With dryness aggravated by hormonal changes during menopause, those
would make sagging skin more likely – commonly around the jawline, neck,
cheeks, forehead, thighs, and belly.
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menopause, essential hormones to support many parts of your body – especially progesterone,
estrogen, and testosterone – are produced much lower than before. This decline
may start in your life as early as 30s, which is usually more noticeable in
your 40s and 50s.
is a brief summary about the role of some important hormones for your skin
health and firmness.
- Keeps your skin elastic and firm
- Important to help keep your skin
- With appropriate amount of
estrogen, progesterone plays a role to help estrogen works more effectively.
- Plays a role to in the production
of collagen for your skin thickness .
- Keeps the skin moist, this
hormone is important to help maintain the balance of your skin’s moisture.
- Maintains the quality of the
skin’s elastic fibers so wrinkles are less likely to appear.
- In women, the excess of this
hormone relative to estrogen may factor into acne flare-up at midlife .
- Maintains the production of sebum
by controlling oil producing cells of your skin (sebaceous glands).
- It also has an effect in collagen
and your skin elasticity.
there are many hormones involved to keep your skin elastic and firm, it seems
estrogen may have the most impact .
But the most important thing, the balance of all hormones is the key so your
skin can reap benefits most.
is inevitable thing, it is a nature bless. Off course, we all are not a fan of
the symptoms. The good news, we can lessen skin changes associated with
menopause. There are several treatment options to help deal with.
it comes to expecting the fountain of youth, PRP is one of many options to
choose from. This treatment has taken so much attention since it promises
youthful-looking skin from your own blood. And the result is probably quite
promising – though more evidence is required to confirm its effectiveness.
to the name implies, vampire facial treatment, it is likely safe for most
people. It may cause a few discomforts such as swelling, bruising, or a bit of
pain afterwards — but these are usually temporary and would relieve within a
The most crucial thing is probably to make sure that your blood is properly handled.
this procedure, about 2-4 tablespoons of your blood is drawn from the arm. The
blood is then carefully placed in a special medical device to separate the
thrombocytes (platelets), which are blood cells for growth healing functions . The output is blood containing
high concentration in platelets.
next step, the blood is re-injected. Your dermatologist carefully re-injects
the high-platelets concentration blood into your skin. If necessary a filler is
also used to help provide immediate improvements. All these steps take for
about an hour! And there is almost no downtime.
does the procedure work for sagging skin associated with menopause? There is no
exact formula on this since the results vary from patient to patient.
unfortunately, there is still no conclusive evidence on the effectiveness of
this procedure, which is particularly true for post-menopausal sagging skin.
Currently it only has little evidence backed by science. The FDA looks at this
procedure as a medical device, because it uses a few needles and a centrifuge.
And the regulations for medical device category are less demanding!
as long as you’re a good candidate for PRP, it’s probably worth a try. In fact,
anecdotal reports on its effectiveness are also quite ample. Some people find
it does work for: