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Why can’t my child learn?

Why can’t my child learn?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC Trying to figure out why your child is not successful in the classroom can be a frustrating and exhausting endeavor for parents to undertake. Is it Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Is it an Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)? Is it a Central Processing Disorder? Or is it an Auditory/Visual Processing Disorder? Could it be a Sensory Processing …

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Step inside Boca Raton’s Newest ILoveKickboxing.com facility….

Step inside Boca Raton’s Newest ILoveKickboxing.com facility….

Kick boxing is a high energy workout put to pump up music. It is a great way to change-up your workout and try something new. There are numerous Health Benefits to Kickboxing: Muscle Toning: Kickboxing tones your upper and lowerbody through punching and kicking the bag. You will feel strongereach time you go. Increased Flexibility: Before starting, stretchfor about 15 …

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Limb Swelling: A Search for New Treatments

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Finding an effective treatment of leg edema is a challenge many physi- cians face. Chronic leg swelling that builds up overtime, is often indicative of a serious disorder, and may become disabling if left untreated. There are two types of leg edema venous insufficiency and lymphedema. Unfortunately, Lymphedema is under-recognized in most instances. For years lymphedema has …

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You Deserve a Break Today…

You Deserve a Break Today...

I know it’s ironic to quote a famous fast-food chain advertisement in a health and wellness magazine, but on this one – they got it right! They understood one of the most overlooked principles of our health: the need for rest. (How they recommend fulfilling that need, and what many others think is where we differ…) Most studies indicate that …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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Am I A Candidate For Dental Implants

Candidate For Dental Implants

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – One of the most common questions I am asked when a patient is being evaluated to replace missing teeth is “am I a candidate for dental implants?”  This is a very good question to ask your surgeon when considering alternatives to replace decayed, broken or missing teeth.  The good news regarding dental …

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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause is an inevitable part of a woman’s life, whether brought on by necessary surgery or the natural progression of time. The symptoms often interfere with daily living and change women in a way that interferes with positive self image and emotions. As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation

An estimated 2.7–6.1 million people in the United States have Atrial Fibrillation (often called AFib or AF). With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase. Afib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. During AFib, the normal beating in the upper chambers of the heart (the two atria) is irregular, and blood doesn’t flow …

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What to Expect From a ‘Hair Restoration Vacation’

Hair Restoration Vacation

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A growing number of men and women are taking advantage of the many tools and treatments available to treat hair loss – and some are even making a Florida vacation out of it. With a ‘hair restoration vacation,’ you are not only giving yourself a boost by permanently restoring your own living and growing hair, …

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May Is Better Hearing Month

May Is Better Hearing Month

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA. Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology According to the Better Hearing Institute, hearing loss is now the third most common health problem in the country today, behind only arthritis and heart disease, with more than 50 million Americans suffering from its effects. This May is the 86th annual National Better Hearing Month, and to help bring …

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Imagine a Life Without Anxiety

Imagine a Life Without Anxiety

Neurofeedback is one of the most powerful methods for reducing anxiety and panic attacks, and it can even help reduce or eliminate anxiety medication. With practice and reinforcement, you can train your brain to control how you respond to stress rather than try to avoid it or live with it. The Center for Brain has helped countless people (both children …

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A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

By Dr. Laszlo Mate The MINDSET study is a phase 3 clinical research study evaluating a new investigational treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. This study drug, known as RVT-101, is being studied as an add-on therapy to donepezil (sometimes known as Aricept®), the most widely used medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease today. In a previous 684-patient clinical study, the combination …

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May is “Better Hearing Month” – Help the ones you love come to terms with their hearing loss.

Help the ones you love come to terms with their hearing loss.

Acknowledging hearing loss usually begins with complex reactions, but the first and most common one is denial. Although there are many reasons why people go into denial about hearing loss, the bottom line is: Taking that first step to get a hearing test may confirm their worst fear – that they do, indeed, have a hearing loss. There are factors …

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Smile in a Day

smile in a day

Imagine a world where you can eat anything you want, taste food again, have no pain when you chew or eat, no longer have bad breath and have a beautiful healthy smile. Useful information on Dental Implants A dental implant may be the best option for restoring your smile when you have lost or broken a tooth. Learn more about …

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Introduction to an Integrative Approach to Cancer Treatment

Introduction to an Integrative Approach to Cancer Treatment

When a cancer diagnosis is given to a patient, almost immediately, overwhelming fear begins to drive that individual to look for all treatment options. Often this includes alternative and integrative treatment approaches. This article is by no means meant to replace conventional treatments of chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation treatment. It is suggested that every treatment that holds promise be considered, …

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AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD Back surgeries can fail for a devastatingly simple reason; the operation was not the right treatment, because the surgeon never pinpointed the source of the pain. As a result, patients may be just as miserable as they were before, or worse off. Unfortunately a desperate number choose to try surgery again. This is usually the wrong …

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Considering BOTOX or Juvederm? Consider Your Dentist!

Considering BOTOX or Juvederm?

By the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida When most people decide to get BOTOX and dermal fillers, they think of visiting a plastic surgeon. While this has been the case for many years, more people are starting to visit their dentist to get their treatments done. If this comes as a surprise to you, it shouldn’t. One of our …

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Helping Cancer Patients Feel Better by Looking Better

Helping Cancer Patients Feel Better by Looking Better

Anyone suffering from cancer is yearning for normalcy. That’s why Master Medical Aesthetician Janet Robbins has teamed up with Cosmetic Makeup Specialist Kelly Schreck to help cancer patients feel better by looking better. They are providing a select package of services specifically designed for those who have suffered from the skin and body effects of cancer and its treatments. “We …

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What Do vitamins Do in the Body?

What Do vitamins Do in the Body?

Basically, your body needs vitamins in order to work properly, and it needs different vitamins to help perform specific activities like produce energy, protect cells from damage, guide mineral utilization, and regulate cell and tissue growth. If your body doesn’t get enough of the vitamins it needs, it could lead to deficiencies and altered function that over time may foster …

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Half of American Adults Have Periodontal Disease: Are YOU One of Them?

Periodontal Disease

A Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study revealed that one out of every two adults over the age of 30 has periodontal disease. The report revealed that 47% of these cases involve more advanced forms of the disease. In adults over the age of 65, 7 out of 10 individuals are likely to have periodontal disease. What is …

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