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DO YOU HAVE OPTIMAL MENTAL HEALTH?

DO YOU HAVE OPTIMAL MENTAL HEALTH?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC Mental health is a broad term that encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It can also have a profound impact on our physical health and daily functioning. Mental health affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with situations and is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. …

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What is Alopecia?

What is Alopecia?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician WHAT IS ALOPECIA? Unlike Androgenetic Alopecia (common male and female hereditary or “pattern” hair loss), alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, resulting in the sudden loss of hair. Most often hair loss occurs in patches, with the hair itself …

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Hearing Loss: the Physical, Mental, and Emotional Side Effects

Hearing Loss: the Physical, Mental, and Emotional Side Effects

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Most hearing loss presents gradually over many years, making it difficult to notice. Many people feel that hearing loss is just a natural part of the aging process and is not necessary to treat immediately after they are diagnosed. In fact, most people wait 7 years to seek treatment for hearing …

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HELP YOUR DIABETES® (HYD®) REVERSES TYPE 2 DIABETES*

By Dr. J. Murray Hockings “Your Path to Becoming Clinically Non-Diabetic” *Licensed by: Magnum Health Management, LLC. Help Your Diabetes® HYD® is the patent-pending, Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Program founded by Dr. J. Murray Hockings, D.C., D. P Sc., a member of The American Diabetes Association. An internationally acclaimed author and spokesman; Dr. Hockings has been helping thousands of patients …

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Do I Have Enough Tooth Structure For a Crown?

Do I Have Enough Tooth Structure For a Crown?

One of the most common procedures a dentist performs when deep decay exists in a tooth is making a crown (also known as a “cap”). Ultimately, when in place, the crown will allow a patient to chew properly and help slow further cavities in the area. A successful crown requires not only a good fit to the tooth, but a …

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The Brain Health Club

The Brain Health Club

Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment WEST PALM BEACH—The BrainHealth Club’s mission is to be the leading provider of evidence-based solutions for individuals who want to maintain and enhance their brain and body health. The BrainHealth Club was developed under the direction of an internationally acclaimed Scientific Advisory Board that includes experts in cognitive neurology, nutrition, neuropsychology and Alzheimer’s …

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One Another

One Another

It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really shouldn’t be surprised. Conflict between people has existed since Cain and Abel – and it’s not getting …

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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The retina — the layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye — is nourished by the flow of blood, which provides nutrients and oxygen that nerve cells need. When there is a blockage in the veins into the retina, retinal vein occlusion may occur. Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO) Symptoms …

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Limb Swelling: Medicare Approved Treatment Options

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Pneumatic compression devices are one of the most highly recommended treatments for limb swelling and are a Medicare Medicare approved treatment option. Dating back to the 1960’s pneumatic compression pumps have been used for the treatment of limb swelling due to acute and chronic conditions. In most cases compression pumps are used for swelling associated with lymphedema …

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Common Myths About Your Eyes

Common Myths About Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science. Sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes Your mom may have warned you …

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Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Written by Dr. Bettie Borton, Au.D., FAAA Presented by Dr. Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA So, you finally made and kept that appointment for a hearing evaluation. Congratulations! You took that all-important first step toward a better quality of life. First and foremost, be sure your hearing evaluation was done by an audiologist who holds board certification from the American Board …

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The Brain a Club – Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

The Brain a Club - Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

WEST PALM BEACH—The BrainHealth Club’s mission is to be the leading provider of evidence-based solutions for individuals who want to maintain and enhance their brain and body health. The BrainHealth Club was developed under the direction of an internationally acclaimed Scientific Advisory Board that includes experts in cognitive neurology, nutrition, neuropsychology and Alzheimer’s prevention. Their Scientific Advisory Board plays an …

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Case Study: 6 Months of Post-Concussion Syndrome

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Post-concussion syndrome has become a big deal with more athletes showing concern about the risks of chronic brain injury. Recovery from a concussion usually takes about 7-10 days for most people but many will have symptoms that last 30 days or more. Our most recent case had post-concussion syndrome that lasted 6 months prior to visiting …

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FIRST EVER CANNABINOID DRINK MIX

FIRST EVER CANNABINOID DRINK MIX

Canabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psycho activity of THC. The fact that CBD-rich cannabis is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, seizures, spasms, and other conditions without disconcerting feelings of lethargy or dysphoria. Scientific …

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Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

It is estimated that about 80 million Americans, both men and women, are experiencing  some level of hair loss. That’s a quarter of the population. By age 50, nearly half of us will have thinning hair. Even more alarming is the fact that individuals can lose as much as 50% of their hair before hair loss even becomes noticeable. So …

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Does Neurofeedback Really Work? And How Can I Tell?

Does Neurofeedback Really Work? And How Can I Tell?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC We are frequently asked to explain Neurofeedback and then to show the results of training.  This isn’t the easiest task for us to master and I am writing this article to attempt to explain why.  The easiest way for me to relate information is through anecdotal metaphors so here it goes: My father, at the request …

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Do I Need A Periodontal Evaluation?

Do I Need A Periodontal Evaluation?

A recent major study reported that 1 in 2 adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease. This may be even more important as periodontal disease has been linked to significant medical issues such as heart attacks, stroke, respiratory issues and even pre-term low birth weight babies. What is Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease is a term that includes a …

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Acupuncture: The New Facelift?

The New Facelift?

What is Skin Rejuvenating Acupuncture? Skin Rejuvenating Acupuncture is an effective, safe, non-surgical treatment to reduce the signs of aging. It is a great natural alternative to Botox. It is based on the principles of Chinese Medicine which has been around for thousands of years. It involves the insertion of very thin disposable needles just under the skin’s surface on …

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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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Do You Have a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs?

Do You Have a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs?

By Ashley Miller, M.Ed, LMHC, CAP Chances are, if you think you have a problem with alcohol or drugs (prescription or recreational), you probably do. Honestly answer these questions to help assess your situation: 1. Have you felt you ought to cut down on your use? 2. Have people annoyed you by criticizing your use? 3. Have you felt bad …

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