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Top 10 questions men want to know about Testosterone Replacement Therapy

men want to know about Testosterone Replacement Therapy

1. What is hypogonadism? Testosterone is produced by Leydig cells in the testes, in response to luteinizing hormone produced by the pituitary gland.  Decreased production of testosterone by testes in men is characterized as hypogonadism, which is classified as primary, secondary, or mixed.  Primary hypogonadism is failure of the testes to produce sufficient testosterone, whereas secondary hypogonadism is caused by …

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Detecting and Treating Hair Loss

Female before and 12 months after laser therapy with a portable, hands-free laser device

According to the American Hair Loss Association, hair loss afflicts over 50 million men and 30 million women in the U.S. and consumers spend over $3.5 billion per year on treatments – much of which is often wasted. But the good news is, thanks to advancements made in both treatment regimens and improved technologies for both men and women, hair …

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Mismatched Sex Drive?

Mismatched Sex Drive?

Dr. Stacy Friedman First, rule out medical issues that may be affecting your libido. Low testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, thyroid issues, diabetes and depression can affect desire and/or responsiveness. If you do have an issue, finding the right care and learning how to balance your hormones can make a big difference in your libido.  Next, communicate… not just when you want …

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Rolling with the Changes

Rolling with the Changes

Rolling with the changes continues for Florida Medical Marijuana Health Centers as they plan to grow into America’s first Marijuana based national chain. The owners of the centers, Jerry Lee and Rob Fronrath recently signed an agreement with Canovis Health Centers of America. A merger that parlays into a name change and a national company. In the weeks to come …

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Protect Against Germs, Get Better Sleep and Miss Less School and Work

As August is in full swing, our calendars are going to become even fuller. With the end of summer approaching, our kids are heading back to school, we will have more field trips to attend, events for work, or perhaps our kids will be participating in extracurricular activities like sports or clubs. To many of us, August is a time …

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An Alternative to Pain Medications

An Alternative to Pain Medications

Chronic pain affects many people in the United States. It’s diagnosed when a person has experienced pain for at least three months or longer. Many individuals suffer for your years in silence before they seek medical help, but unfortunately, the standard of care for chronic pain is to mask it with drugs or injections. With the epidemic of people becoming …

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The Y-Lift

Do I have Uveitis?

The aging process is unique to every person. Some people age gracefully as the saying goes, and others simply age. Whichever way that may look for an individual, it is important to realize the many factors that contribute to the aging process. Usually the first signs of aging appear on our skin and face. This can be due to environmental …

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Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Have you ever wondered “what’s going on in her brain” about your 6 year old? Or “what in the world makes him act that way”about your husband? Or have you ever been around someone and struggled to figure out why they say the things that they say? Psychological theorists such as Albert Ellis have taught us that how we think …

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Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology As an audiologist, it is my job not only to diagnose a hearing problem, but to also determine what the biggest everyday struggles are that each patient has. Hearing loss is often very gradual and difficult for a patient to recognize when it starts. When it comes to hearing loss, …

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Senior Information Centers Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

By Linda Leatherbury Developing a comprehensive plan for financial preservation is essential to help seniors avoid costly mistakes and prevent financial devastation. Senior Information Centers, an umbrella network of licensed Florida professionals, provides comprehensive estate planning services that help seniors preserve and protect their assets. The company, with offices in Boca Raton, Sarasota and Ocala, serves seniors and their families …

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Tackling ADHD and Learning Disabilities without Medication

Tackling ADHD and Learning Disabilities without Medication

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Here’s a bold statement that might surprise you. Not every child who fidgets, has trouble paying attention or struggles in school has ADHD. In fact, 50 percent of children wearing this label also have a learning disability that might have been overlooked – something I see regularly in my practice. This incomplete diagnosis …

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RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

Peyronie’s Disease Peyronie’s disease is defined as relating to symptoms. Peyronies is a build up of scar tissue in the penis that causes a curvature or bend in the erected penis. This disorder typically causes a great deal of pain during intercourse Go Beyond Medication – Treat the Root Cause Simply Men’s Health is a leader in men’s health and …

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Revolutionary New Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction And Peyronie’s Disease

Revolutionary New Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction And Peyronie’s Disease

Simply Men’s Health is the leader in Men’s Sexual Health and a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine. Simply Men’s Health was the first to introduce Acoustic Pressure Wave therapy (shockwave) for erectile dysfunction (ED) in South Florida. And now Simply Men’s Health is revolutioniazing the field of men’s sexual health by introducing the state-of-the-art RejuvaEnhancement® Procedure to help …

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Avoiding Back Surgery: The DRX 9000 Difference

Over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at one time or another in their lives. Unfortunately, spinal discomfort tends to become progressively worse and can become chronic if left untreated. Some of the most common reasons for backaches are trauma or sports-related injury, lifting heavy objects, improper spinal posture, poor sleeping posture, and motor vehicle accidents. The …

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Macular Hole

Macular Hole

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular hole is when a tear or opening forms in your macula. As the hole forms, things in your central vision will look blurry, wavy or distorted. As the hole grows, a dark or blind spot appears in your central vision. A macular hole does not affect your peripheral (side) vision. What Causes …

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Combating Medication Overuse Headaches

Combating Medication Overuse Headaches

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Medication overuse headache (MOH) is a very common manifestation of chronic headache patients. It is one of the unique instances where a once effective way of controlling an illness will actually perpetuate the illness further as the body adapts to a chemical intervention. This condition is unique to patients with chronic daily headache disorders and various …

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Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Look Younger Naturally with an Established Technique In psychology, there have been numerous studies on the social and psychological effects that appearance has on many individuals. If we’re feeling insecure, social withdrawal or having difficulty looking someone in the eyes and maintaining confidence can unfortunately be diminished. A study called, Beauty in Mind: The Effects of Physical Attractiveness on Psychological …

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Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult – what can be done?

Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult-

Frequently patients come into our office complaining of difficulty chewing.  I am not referring to painful chewing, but difficulty due to missing teeth.  Unfortunately, patients often look at their teeth in a very different fashion than the rest of their body.  Many patients will have teeth removed without replacing them, with the thought that there are many more in the …

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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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