Summer is approaching fast and not without its health risks. From fireworks and ocean safety tips to avoiding dehydration and how to look swimsuit ready, The Doctors reveal 40 secrets to be prepared for the summer season.
Stephanie suffers from uncomfortable sweating in her sports bra whenever she works out. See how the Breeze Comfort bra provides proper breast support while its aerated fabric and design wicks away moisture. The bra is also equipped with special inserts made from organic bamboo charcoal, which protect against bacteria and odor.
Preventing Razor Burn and Bumps
Plastic surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon demonstrates methods for preventing and treating unsightly inflammation around your bikini line.
• Does sand in your bikini pose any health risks?
Alison Sweeney’s Summer Fitness Tips
Actress, TV host and mother Alison Sweeney joins The Doctors to discuss how she maintains her health and fitness while balancing the pressures of work and parenting. “Fitness is so important to me, not just because of my job, but because I think it’s important to be a healthy family together,” Alison says.
Fighting Frizzy Hair
The heat and humidity of summer can quickly create frizzy hair. Karen Corcoran from Bardot Salon reveals her top frizz-fighting tips to keep bad hair days at bay.
Secret to Smooth Elbows
Tamara suffers from overly-dry elbows and has tried lotions, creams and body washes, but nothing seems to cure her condition. She consults The Doctors for tips on how to create smooth, hydrated skin.
“This is a pretty common appearance -- that white, chalky, dry look to your elbows, which you get more in the summer months,” Dr. Ordon says. “The key [solution] is locking in moisture.” See Dr. Ordon’s tips for getting rid of dry elbows for good.
Aesthetician Kerry Wall from The Organic Pharmacy shows how a vitamin C and papaya enzyme peel facial can rejuvenate and resurface your skin for a more nourished and younger-looking complexion.
Dr. Sears’ Summer Safety Tips
From fireworks and insect repellent to dehydration and playground equipment, pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears uncovers four key health risks that kids face during the summer. Learn important prevention tips to keep your children safe.
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Stay Cool while Burning Calories
“The key to a hot workout is to keep yourself cool,” Dr. Travis says. A study out of Stanford University tested two groups of overweight women to see how body temperature affected workout results. One group of women wore hi-tech cooling devices on their hands while exercising, which controlled sweating and helped them prolong their workout and burn more calories. Dr. Travis explains how you can get the same cooling effect by simply holding frozen water bottles in your hands while you walk.
Slimming Swimsuit Tips
Turn your swimsuit into a “slimsuit.” Celebrity stylist Jeannie Mai reveals the secrets to looking 10 pounds lighter in your swimwear … instantly!
• Look better in a bikini.
• Lose weight by summer.