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Hearing Technology: The Hip New Accessory?

Hearing Technology: The Hip New Accessory?

When you think about eyeglasses, what do you think of? Most likely your own pair or those of loved ones. If you’re more fashion-minded, you might even think about that funky pair you saw recently on one of your favorite celebrities. You definitely don’t think of old age. But what about when you think of hearing aids? Probably a different …

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans?

What’s the Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans?

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance are options that may sound familiar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies. There are two options commonly used to replace or supplement Original Medicare. One …

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SUMMER ALLERGIES GUIDE

SUMMER ALLERGIES GUIDE

From the desk of Tamar N. Rubin, MD allergist/immunologist at Florida Center For Allergy & Asthma Care 1. FIRE ANTS AND INSECT BITES ALLERGY Although most people are not allergic to insect stings, the majority of insect stings in the United States come from wasps, yellow jackets, hornets and bees. The fire ant, which is related to other stinging insects, …

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Doesn’t Mean You Need Surgery — Alternative Therapy Approved by the FDA for Knee Arthritis Relief Do you have knee pain? Does it keep you from certain activities? Do you take medication for knee pain? Do you have knee pain after exercise? Do you have difficulty going up and downstairs? Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Have you tried everything …

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What Happens After a Hair Transplant?

What Happens After a Hair Transplant?

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS While patients report undergoing a hair transplant as a life changing experience that restores their confidence and youthfulness and improves their quality of life, it is important to understand that the change doesn’t happen overnight. Results take time and treating hair loss successfully for the long-run takes a commitment that doesn’t end after your …

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TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

By Charles Etgen Certified Aging in place consultant If you’re looking for handicap accessible tubs, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at the Tub Cut, we make it easy for you to get a handicap accessible shower, without having to install a new tub or replace your existing bath. Our handicap tub conversions make it simple and easy. …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: How Acupuncture and Functional Medicine Is Helping Patients

How Acupuncture and Functional Medicine Is Helping Patients

By Maria Hidalgo-Thielen Unfortunately, we all know someone that has been diagnosed or has a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). More than 30 million Americans suffer from some type of dementia. It is estimated a total cost of $290 billion dollars will go towards healthcare for AD and other dementias in the year of 2019. It is the sixth …

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TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s summertime, everyone is healthy and happy, I have nothing to complain about and life is good….right? Then why do I have this anxious, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom, depressed feeling? Do I have depression or anxiety or both? Why do depression and anxiety go hand in hand? And what can I do to make it …

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Replace or Keep a Tooth: How Do I Decide?

Replace or Keep a Tooth:

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. The decision to keep or replace a tooth is a very emotional one for many patients. Beyond the concern over losing a tooth, many patients have difficulty with the idea of removing any part of their body. Typically, our patients request the most “conservative” option available. Although keeping a tooth (no matter how …

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All the Rage with Celebrities, The Vampire Facelift and Facial Can Give You Your Youthful Appearance Back

All the Rage with Celebrities, The Vampire Facelift and Facial Can Give You Your Youthful Appearance Back

As we age skin can become dull, lose elasticity and droop. There are of course surgical options and hyaluronic acid fillers, but the procedures that are topping everyone’s wish list are the Vampire facelift and the vampire facial. Naturally found in your blood, platelets are a rich source of proteins called growth factors, which promote healing and regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma …

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The next evolution of personalized Body Sculpting, truSculpt iD

The next evolution of personalized Body Sculpting,

We finally have the answer for those of us who have areas of fat on our body that we just cannot get rid of despite diet and exercise and do not want invasive liposuction, surgery or be left with sagging skin. The latest advancement in body contouring is here and it works! Over the years I pursued the quest to …

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AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD Back surgeries can fail for a devastatingly simple reason; the operation was not the right treatment, because the surgeon never pinpointed the source of the pain. As a result, patients may be just as miserable as they were before, or worse off. Unfortunately a desperate number choose to try surgery again. This is usually the wrong …

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What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

THE BEST WAYS TO TREAT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. CBD is non-psychoactive which means that it will not get the user high. Because …

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REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy REJUVAnation Medical Center is a leader and pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine and a R3 Stem cell clinic, a national leader in stem cell therapy. Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell therapy has been used hundreds of thousands of times worldwide for regeneration and repair of body tissue. Stem cell …

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Simply Men’s Health – ReGAIN Your Sexual Vitality with RejuvaWAVE® the Gold Standard in WAVE Therapy for ED

ReGAIN Your Sexual Vitality with RejuvaWAVE® the Gold Standard in WAVE Therapy for ED

Want to put the spark back in your relationship? REJUVAnation Medical Center offers two revolutionary procedures RejuvaWAVE® and RejuvaEnhancement that turn back the clock on sexual vitality and vigor. With these advanced procedures, men of all ages can enjoy a spontaneous, active sex life once again, as they did in when they were much younger. Simply Men’s Health REJUVAnation Medical …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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It’s Hot Everywhere in July

Hot in July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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GAINSWave is a Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

GAINSWave is a Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

What causes ED? As men age, the vessels in the penis weaken, contract and fill with micro-plaque just as they do elsewhere in the body. This prohibits men from achieving an erection or decreases the firmness of a man’s erection. At the same time, the penis decreases in sensitivity, making it harder to achieve a pleasurable orgasm. Finally, the time …

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Don’t Fill Your Face with Synthetics – Look Younger Naturally with a Proven Technique

Look Younger Naturally with a Proven Technique

As more and more people are living longer, the quest for beautiful, healthy skin is a standard part of wellness and looking your best throughout the aging process. Moisturizers and serums will plump the superficial component of the skin, but when you desire real change in your tone, muscle support, and fine lines, potions will never be able to improve …

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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is when blood does not flow properly to your eye’s optic nerve, eventually causing lasting damage to this nerve. With ION, you suddenly lose your vision in one or both of your eyes. The optic nerve carries signals from your eyes to the brain. Your brain then turns these …

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