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How Doctors Choose Surgeons

How Doctors Choose Surgeons

By David A. Goldman MD – When it’s time to have an elective surgical procedure how would you choose a surgeon? Most people will ask friends and family, others may do their own internet research. When I needed a hernia repair, I did what all other doctors do – I asked another doctor. Not just any doctor, but in this …

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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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Reversing Gum Recession: Scalpel FREE, Suture FREE, Graft FREE

Reversing Gum Recession:

Gum recession is very common among patients for a variety of reasons. Recession can occur due to genetics, past orthodontics (braces), tooth shifting, infrequent dental hygiene appointments, inflammation and aggressive tooth brushing (among others). Recession is the loss of the gum tissue that covers the root portion of the tooth. The gum tissue protects both the tooth itself, along with …

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

GAINSWave is a Revolutionary New Therapy

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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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

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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HELP YOUR DIABETES® (HYD)

YOUR PATH TO BECOMING CLINICALLY NON-DIABETIC TYPE 2 DIABETES CAN BE REVERSED IN A LITTLE AS FOUR TO SIX MONTHS WITH THE PATENT-PENDING HELP YOUR DIABETES® PROGRAM. (Licensed by Magnum Health Management, LLC.) Are You one of 27 million Americans with Type 2 Diabetes or one of 86 million Americans diagnosed as ‘Pre-Diabetic? (American Diabetes Association). One in three adults …

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I Bumped My Head… How Do I Put an Ice Pack on My Brain?

I Bumped My Head...

Concussions are getting more and more attention these days and as the focus on NFL football players experiencing residual effects of concussions many years later is making headlines, youth sports officials are taking action.  More knowledge is being given to referees and parents about the risk and symptoms and more physicians and ER’s are screening and testing for concussions as …

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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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Would You Invest $37 to Find Out if there’s a Way to Get You Pain-Free and Healthy Again?

Would You Invest $37 to Find Out if there’s a Way to Get You Pain-Free and Healthy Again?

even if you’ve been frustrated before… Dear friend, Almost 35 years ago at the age of 5, I started having headaches, which later turned in to migraines. My parents took me to specialists after specialists. They ordered CAT scans, MRI’s and performed several tests. I was put on powerful medication, which offered little to no relief. There were days that …

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Benefits of Having a Dental Implant Placed at the Time Your Tooth is Extracted

Dental Implant Placed

Dental implants have become one of the most popular choices for patients who need to replace some or all of their teeth.  The implant itself is nothing more than a new tooth root (made of titanium) that is placed where the old tooth root used to live under the gum.  A new crown can be connected to the implant to …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Losing your hair can be scary. In fact, hair loss is often cited as one of the biggest concerns associated with aging among both men and women. So why is hair loss so terrifying? In nearly every culture, hair is associated with youth, sex appeal and good health, which explains why we try so hard …

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

By William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. Fibromyalgia is a common pain syndrome affecting about two percent of Americans, more in women than in men. I call it a syndrome because it is a spectrum of conditions, whose predominant signs and symptoms include muscular pain, fatigue, and mood changes. Its’ cause is unknown, and there …

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Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Massage Therapy Can Create a Healthy Home for Your Family When it comes time to bring another human being into the world, we must consider the mothers’ health a top priority, as well as her partner. Massage therapy provides a multitude of benefits for everyone involved, mom, baby & partner. It is ideal to get started at the beginning of …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That’s more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking, and even more so knowing that more than half of those …

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Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Chronic pain takes many shapes and forms, but we know that it has a huge social and economic burden. The Institute of Medicine reports that roughly 116 million, or 30% of the population suffer from pain lasting a year or longer. Although chronic pain isn’t a life threatening issue, it’s certainly a problem that has a dramatic effect on the …

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Healthy Smiles Start Early

Healthy Smiles Start Early

By Tamara-Kay Tibby, DMD, MPH Did you know that your child’s oral health and dietary habits set the tone for their lifelong dental health? That’s why it’s important to establish healthy dental habits like proper brushing, flossing, a healthy diet and regular use of preventive dental services. Many parents are unsure of the best way to take care of their …

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Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine is an anesthetic an a very potent analgesic medication that has shown positive results for the treatment of CRPS, fibromyalgia and severe depression among others. This medication has very serious side effects that can be ameliorated in the hands of a seasoned anesthesiologist. Few physicians offer this therapy because of the demanding work and monitoring required. Many patients travel …

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Is your Brain “Off Track”? If you’re off track – what do you do? Can neurofeedback help?

Can neurofeedback help

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Almost every day someone comes to me for help saying that they know something is wrong but can’t quite pinpoint the problem. My typical response: It sounds like your brain can’t quite get on track. Their typical response: That’s exactly what I’m talking about! Perhaps they (or their child) are experiencing anxiety, depression, …

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What is Central Serous Retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – In central serous retinopathy (sometimes called central serous choroidopathy), fluid builds up under the retina and distorts vision. Fluid leakage is believed to come from a tissue layer with blood vessels under the retina, called the choroid. Another layer of cells called the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is responsible for preventing fluid …

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