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Cervical Instability: A Consideration in Post-Concussion Syndrome

Have you suffered a head or neck injury that has left you with chronic pain and debilitating, baffling symptoms that continue to worsen? Finding a specialist in cervical instability may provide answers. Cervical instability occurs when the ligaments are lax and elongated from injury, allowing for an inefficient protective barrier. The cervical vertebrae are held in proper position by ligaments, …

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Beware of Noise Exposure at Concerts and Sporting Events

Beware of Noise Exposure at Concerts and Sporting Events

As an avid concertgoer, I see dozens of live shows every year. But when I look around at the tens of thousands of other people, I am one of the only ones there with hearing protection in my ears. Even children are walking around these concerts unaware of how these volume levels can have permanent damaging effects on their hearing. …

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All About Today’s Hearing Aids

All About Today’s Hearing Aids

Technology and consumer electronics are transforming people’s lives, adding ease and enjoyment to daily living. The same is true for hearing aid technology. In the past few years, research and development have enabled a technological transformation in the hearing aid marketplace. These advances in hearing aids are making a significant difference in the lives of millions. Today’s state-of-the-art hearing aids …

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Need a Hair Transplant? Here’s How to Choose the Right Doctor.

Need a Hair Transplant?

When it comes to hair loss, most people are deeply afraid of the “T” word – transplant. But don’t worry! Today’s hair transplants, when performed correctly, are highly advanced, less invasive, with very little discomfort or downtime, and the results are 100% undetectable, never “pluggy.” Light-years beyond the old style “plugs,” modern hair transplants create permanent undetectable hair restoration through …

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What is Toe Fungus?

An embarrassing yet ever present condition that is not often the subject of conversation is toe fungus. Yet 90% of elderly people suffer from this condition called “onychomycosis”. Onychomycosis causes fingernails or toenails to thicken, discolor, disfigure, and split. Without treatment, the toenails can become so thick that they press against the inside of the shoes, causing pressure, irritation and …

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Dementia: What Day is it?

Dementia: What Day is it?

By Sarah Crane Rushing. Late for work. Sifting. Shuffling. Retracing steps. Where the heck did I put my keys? Pacing. Tracing. After hours of searching, I’ve found them in the most illogical place: the freezer. Most of us have had some sort of trouble with memory. Whether searching for our keys, forgetting directions, or – oh! What’s that thing with …

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Kick Start Your Summer Weight Loss

Your Summer Weight Loss

Approximately 42% of Americans will be considered obese by 2030. This is a staggering prediction! It seems that we are on a never-ending quest for that magic bullet. But is there really a magic fix for obesity? I fear not, as obesity is a complex issue that oftentimes requires a multidisciplinary approach. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine may be another option …

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I Am Getting A Crown – Do I Need a Crown Lengthening?

I Am Getting A Crown – Do I Need a Crown Lengthening?

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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Summer Time Fun in the Sun!

Summer Time Fun in the Sun!

By Jessica Clark, APR PR and Marketing Associate, Florida SouthWestern State College, Student Affairs Division It is that time of year! The sun is out, the beaches are full, and almost everyone in Southwest Florida is enjoying the beautiful outdoors.  The Florida sun is an inviting haven after the up and down of the winter time, even though the Florida …

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Could Your Diet Be Causing Your Insomnia?

Could Your Diet Be Causing Your Insomnia?

Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, with chronic insomnia affecting one person in ten. While there can be several reasons why people suffer from insomnia, scientists have discovered that what we eat plays a significant part in our ability to sleep well. What is insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder wherein people are unable to sleep long …

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Seniors Seek Freedom from Lung Disease with Stem Cells

Seniors Seek Freedom from Lung Disease

By Maren Auxier In the United States, we place the utmost value on independence and freedom, so much so that many young men and women have sacrificed their lives for it. The word independence has a different meaning to different people. For some, it means not living under the thumb of an oppressive government. For others, it means being able …

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Top 7 Secrets For Improving Energy

Top 7 Secrets For Improving Energy

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator In today’s day and age, we can almost buy anything can’t we?  We want silver bullets and instant gratification. Whip out a credit card and “fix me up!” Does this sound like you? Unfortunately, there are certain things we can’t buy; happiness, love, good health, peace of mind and yes, energy. …

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Chronic Anxiety Panic Attracks? Wish it could just stop?

Chronic Anxiety Panic Attracks

Feeling Overwhelmed?   You don’t have to live with chronic anxiety anymore, and you don’t need to live with feelings of being overwhelmed or burned out.  There’s something new that can change how you feel and help you take back control of your life. Biofeedback, enhanced by 21st century technology, helps you feel better, manage stress better and improves your …

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It’s Hot Everywhere In July

It's Hot Everywhere In July

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life 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 …

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Tips for Beating the Summer Hair Blues

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Summer is here again, and while most of us think only about our skin during the hot season, it’s important to remember that your hair needs extra attention too. Just as you wouldn’t want to go to the beach without a layer of protective sunscreen, you also don’t want to run around in 90-degree, 90% …

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What Is Dry Eye?

What Is Dry Eye?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. When you blink, a film of tears spreads over the eye, making the surface of the eye smooth and clear. Without this tear film, good vision would not be possible. Sometimes people don’t produce enough tears or the right quality of tears to keep their eyes healthy and comfortable. This condition is known …

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Kik Start Your Summer Weight Loss

Your Summer Weight Loss

Approximately 42% of Americans will be considered obese by 2030. This is a staggering prediction! It seems that we are on a never-ending quest for that magic bullet. But is there really a magic fix for obesity? I fear not, as obesity is a complex issue that oftentimes requires a multidisciplinary approach. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine may be another option …

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Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry in the Summer Month

Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable. Hearing aids are simple to care for. It’s important to clean your instruments every day, either before you put them in your ears every morning or …

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Why Haven’t People Who’ve Had A Car Wreck Been Told These Facts?

People Who've Had A Car Wreck Been Told These Facts

By Richard A. Reiner, D.C. If you’ve recently been involved in a car wreck and suffer from any of the following… •    Neck Pain •    Sharp, shooting Pains in the Arms •    Numbness and Tingling in the Arms or Hands •    Painful Headaches or Dizziness •    Unrelenting Muscle Soreness . ..there may be cause for concern. This may be the …

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