Dr. Alexandra Mayer

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Which Form of Vitamin-C is Right for my Skincare?

Written By: Dr. Alexandra Mayer Vitamin C is often touted as a must have ingredient in skincare. With its long list of benefits, it’s easy to understand why! This powerful antioxidant has been shown to brighten the skin, smooth wrinkles, promote collagen production, diminish the appearance of scars, and protect against harmful UV damage (when…

How Can I Boost Collagen in My Skin?

Written By: Dr. Alexandra Mayer Did you know that collagen is a key component in your skin’s structure and integrity? Collagen acts as a building block for strong, healthy skin. As we age, however, we produce less collagen and begin breaking down our collagen at a faster rate. This process can begin as early as…

Hormone Replacement Therapy Remains the Most Effective Remedy for Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms

Hormone replacement therapy has been helping women overcome their menopause symptoms since 1942, when the Food and Drug Administration first approved it. Since then, it has undergone countless clinical trials and has risen and dipped in popularity, but still remains the most effective treatment for menopause symptoms. At Ethos Integrative Medicine, our naturopathic doctors understand…

Microneedling with PRP: Why It’s One of the Hottest Trends in Facial Rejuvenation

Not too long ago your only option for reversing the signs of aging was a surgical procedure with a lengthy recovery time. But not anymore. Now you have many nonsurgical options for rejuvenating your skin and refreshing your look with minimal-to-no downtime. At Ethos Integrative Medicine, we’ve combined two of the most revolutionary facial rejuvenating…

42 – What’s Disrupting Your Hormones? feat. Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

One of the questions that we commonly get asked: “What caused my hormones to be this way?” Unfortunately, that answer has a lot of different factors involved and one of them has to do with the chemicals we are exposed to everyday. In this podcast, we discuss some of what those chemical exposures are as…

Thinning Hair? Learn About Our Regenerative Medicine Solution

While hair loss is commonly associated with men, thinning hair is a great equalizer, affecting 35 million adult men and 21 million adult women in the United States. That’s the bad news. The good news is that, regardless of gender, there is a solution, and it’s right under your nose, or your skin, in this…

Winter is Prime Time for a Chemical Peel

As you age, you begin to see changes in your facial skin. Your skin loses some of its collagen, the protein that’s kept it smooth and supple. In your 40s, you may begin to see fine lines around your eyes and mouth, and in your 50s, they can become more prominent. Dark spots may appear…

13 – Nutrition and Hormone Optimization for Women with Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle

Click to Download Dr. Alexandra Mayer and Kelli Michelle discuss a few challenges women can face with hormones and give a step-by-step guide on how to improve them. Dr. Alexandra Mayer is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Alex specializes in Women’s Medicine and Medical Aesthetics where she works to help her patients live…

Tips for Glowing Skin

Why is my skin aging so fast? It happens to almost all women. One day you look in the mirror and are happy with how you look. Your complexion calmed down from its previous breakouts, your skin seems smooth, bright and has a youthful (but wise) glow about it. Perfect! Then all of the sudden…

2018 Beauty Trends

It’s the new year and with that comes new beauty trends to watch out for. Some of these trends we love, others…not so much. This is what we predict you will be seeing more of in 2018. As always, what matters is that you feel beautiful and confident! There are so many treatment options out…

Thinning Hair: What is the cost?

A blow to your confidence. Thinning hair plays a detrimental role on the way you look. A healthy head of hair not only plays a huge role in graceful aging, it also drastically affects one’s confidence. We know the cost of not having a full head of hair, but what about the cost of treatment?…

Why Am I Losing My Hair?

  Did you know that 65% of men by age 60 and 40% of women by age 40 will have visibly noticeable hair loss? Many people think that hair loss is something that only affects you as you age. In fact, the majority of people actively searching treatments to reduce hair loss or restore their…

So You Want to Detox: Tips to Ensure You are Successful

We get asked about different detox programs quite frequently. Many of our patients like the idea of doing a detox, but have no idea where to start in picking a safe and beneficial program. A good detox will have a wide range of health benefits, but picking a good program is vital. With the right…

Simple Changes to Reach Your Goals in 2016

Tonight we will celebrate ringing in the New Year, and we will welcome 2016 with open arms. New Year’s Eve also marks the time when many people will goal plan and determine what they want to get out of the coming year. We hear it every year; people make lofty resolutions only to forget them…

Amenorrhea: I’m not getting a period, and I know I’m not pregnant.  So what?

Why the lack of a period needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Secondary amenorrhea occurs when women who have previously had a period and now are not. The actual definition is the cessation of menses for 3 months in women with previously regular cyclic periods, or 6 months in women with a history of…