inal leeches have been used as early as 3500 BC by Egyptians
like Cleopatra and even used today by beauty-obsessed celebrities,
including Demi Moore and Miranda Kerr. To my
surprise, in June of 2004, the Food and Drug Administration
approved the medicinal leech as a medical device commonly
used by surgeons to help the healing process and rejuvenate
the tissues around the incision.
The thought of these little creatures on me made me anxious,
to say the least. But, Dr. Diaz explained that she uses
only hospital-grade, single-use, FDA-approved medicinal
therapy from countries such as Germany, Russia, Turkey, India
easily being the leading leech doctor in all of America.
She said using leeches would be ideal, and it was.
gestion in my face. I have one more dimple than I remem-
ness of my cheeks. More incredibly, the treatment may have
stopped Bells Palsy, a type of facial paralysis, in its tracks.
Post leech therapy, my smile is no longer lopsided and I
can feel my cheek again. My jaw no longer cracks when I open
my mouth wide, and I even swear the whites of my eyes are
I also received a microneedling treatment from Dr. Diaz,
who explained that this popular new skin treatment for acne
scars, burns, wrinkles, and even stretch marks isn’t really new
pa Bay and Orlando to perform medical microneedling, Chinese
Medicine has been using a similar tool, for thousands of
years. The dermaroller, a type of wheel with varying lengths
of slim needles, is actually based on an ancient bloodletting
tool called the 7-star plum blossom needle.
With today’s technology, the 7-star plum blossom needle
was developed into the dermaroller with hundreds of
microscopic needles to produce thousands of tiny puncture
wounds. Unlike ablative procedures, such as chemical and
laser peels that remove the entire top layer of the skin, these
tiny injuries stimulate skin growth without annihilating the
Recovery and results are fast. I was amazed to learn that
microneedling is the only skin treatment that will actually
plump up and thicken your skin rather than ablative treatments
that cause more fragile and thinning skin after use.
As I write this piece, it has been six days since my microneedling
treatment and the difference in look and feel of
my face is remarkable, indeed. My brown spots have lessened,
a scar is almost completely gone, the redness has reduced
greatly, and my skin is brighter and softer. The rejuvenation
process happens over a period of twelve weeks but
can still promote collagen growth and improve skin even two
years after the session!
What I like most about being a patient of Dr. Diaz is that
she treats my whole person by addressing my physical, emotional,
and psychological needs. And whenever she discovers
an ailment better suited for another doctor, she is quick to
make the recommendation.
In addition, it is important to state that Dr. Diaz has never
pressured me to receive unnecessary treatments or to come
back over and over again. One of the most unique qualities
she has, as part of her medicinal toolbox or ingredient in one
of her magical good witch’s potions, is the most important:
About Dr. Nidia Diaz
Dr. Nidia Diaz is an alternative medicine doctor who is passionate
about helping people with natural medicines for incredible
medicine beyond the use of pharmaceuticals and surgery. She has
of the most closely guarded secrets in the world of medicine. Now,
her mission is to help those in search of true health and beauty, and
reveal the secrets that will transform their lives naturally.
About Donna Obernberger
learned through dance technique applies to the discipline necessary
for success in life and business. Small, consistent, thoughtful move-
and business continue to this day. She is the mother of two spirited
teenagers, and a long-distance runner for sanity.
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