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IV Sedation for Dental Procedures – How Does it Works

IV Sedation for Dental Procedures

Many patients have a significant fear of dental procedures. I myself suffer from dental phobia. This fact is interesting because my grandfathers were both dentists and I grew up going to their offices. The time spent there instilled in me that dental procedures, by in large, really do not hurt (yet I look like someone getting ready to take off …

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VITAMIN D – And Its Importance In Human Nutrition

Vitamin D

Mitchell J. Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. Whoever thought the vitamin considered to be the one to stop rickets would then be reclassified in our lifetime as no longer a vitamin but instead a hormone? Vitamin D is a hormone that is involved in more than 300 reactions per second in the human body. For the most part vitamins need to be …

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Pain, Pain Go Away – Electrifying News

Pain, Pain Go Away – Electrifying News

By Wayne S. Weidenbaum, M.D. Pain is truly important in all of our lives, so that when something is wrong we are alerted to do something about it. However, when pain lasts far longer than the healing process, and the damage is no longer progressing, it can become its own debilitating problem. Chronic pain affects a tremendous number of people …

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The Power of PRP for Super-Fast Healing

The Power of PRP for Super-Fast Healing

By Dr. Angel Cuesta Platelet Rich Plasma was initially developed in the 1970’s and was first used in the late 80’s and early 90’s primarily by oral surgeons and plastic surgeons. Recently, PRP has gained national press attention as more and more professional athletes and celebrities are using the state of the art treatment for different purposes. Tiger Woods, Hines …

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Salt Therapy

Salt Therapy

Antibiotics, steroids, oxygen tanks and rescue inhalers… those who suffer from COPD, allergies, asthma and sinusitis know the benefits but also the troubling side effects of the medications offered by doctors. Now people in the United States are discovering a natural alternative to relieve their worst symptoms: salt therapy. Practiced for hundreds of years in Europe in salt caves or …

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Hearing in noise poses extra challenges

Hearing in noise

Thanksgiving is a time of joy, when we take a break from our hectic daily lives to enjoy food and one another’s company. Family members gather from all over and catch each other up on our lives around the dinner table. However, if one of our family members has untreated hearing loss he/she may be left out of the conversation, …

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“Stressed Tresses” Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss?

Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. For most of us, the many joys of the holidays are usually accompanied by extra stress, and in some cases, lots of it. From long lines and shopping trips, family dinners and busy travel schedules, it is easy to forget to take care of yourself.  We all know that stress can take its toll on …

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The Big Apple Flea Market Welcomes Footwear & More

The Big Apple Flea Market

Footwear & More is an online footwear dealer that offers a new shopping experience for everyone looking for upscale shoe brands at affordable prices. With over 30 brands on our website at footwearandmore.com, we have something for every style and budget. Footwear & More offers a diversified brand mix that includes: Telic, Propet, Skechers, Nine West, Sebago, Teva, Kenneth Cole, …

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Are You Headed For A Fall? Maybe You Need A Little More Balance

Are You Headed For A Fall?

Everything we do relies heavily on our ability to balance, yet maintaing physical balance skills is one of the most underrated aspects of well-being. As we age, we gradually start to lose our muscle strength, vision and sensory perception – all things that contribute to our ability to balance. As a result, our mobility can be compromised and lack of …

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NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

Going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary anymore. In fact, it can be (dare I say?) fun! By Dr. Richard J. Staller, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.D. Let’s face it: Going to the dentist is never going to be a walk in the park or a day at the beach. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be an …

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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

By John P Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine When most people think of having veins treated, they are usually concerned with spider veins and varicose veins on their legs. However, with increasing frequency over the last ten years, there is a growing interest in eradicating ugly hand veins and with …

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Do I have anxiety? Or am I just stressed?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s a typical Monday morning… Trying to get kids off to school – on time, trying to help my husband get off to work – on time, trying to clean up, stay organized, take care of everyone including the animals, and oh, by the way, trying to get myself off to work – on time. I …

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Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday weight gain:

The unwanted, unhealthy, un-returnable gift that keeps on giving It was not surprising to learn that holiday weight gain ranked second in what people dread most about the holidays. Gaining weight is on the minds of many Americans and for good reason. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), …

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Developing Discipline

Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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Physical Therapy – We Get You Moving Again!

Physical Therapy – We Get You Moving Again

October is National Physical Therapy Month, so let’s take a closer look at physical therapy and the professionals who practice it. Physical therapy is aimed at the treatment and curing of certain physical ailments through exercise and stretching, while at the same time preventing the chances of any re-occurrences further on down the road. Its primary aim is to bring …

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NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

Going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary anymore. In fact, it can be (dare I say?) fun! By Dr. Richard J. Staller, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.D. Let’s face it: Going to the dentist is never going to be a walk in the park or a day at the beach. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be an altogether …

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Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. After discovering the dreaded first signs of hair loss, men and women often seek a ‘first opinion’ from a friend, family member, spouse, or even their hair stylist. But hair loss, like other medical conditions, must be addressed by a trained professional. One of the reasons for this is that unlike many medical conditions, the …

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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

By John P Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine When most people think of having veins treated, they are usually concerned with spider veins and varicose veins on their legs. However, with increasing frequency over the last ten years, there is a growing interest in eradicating ugly hand veins and with the …

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miraDry – Don’t Sweat it!

miraDry - Don’t Sweat it

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Ever been caught in a business meeting, presentation or even just a dinner date, and you’re secretly keeping in a condition that may be causing you to have anxiety in social settings? Well, millions of people are suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive underarm sweating.  The only relief for this condition has …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology The statistics are shocking and even more so knowing that over half of those 36 million Americans are under the age of 65.  Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation.   Make an appointment with an audiologist this October during National Audiology Awareness Month. “Hearing …

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