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Encouraging those we love to get the hearing help they need

Encouraging those we love to get the hearing help they need

By Dana Luzon, Au.D. CC-A, FAAA Written by Tara Brink, Doctoral Extern at HearLife of MN According to the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA), hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing older adults. Unfortunately, only about 20% of those individuals who may benefit from treatment actually seek help, and most tend to delay treatment …

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What Are The Differences Between a Tooth and a Dental Implant

What Are The Differences Between a Tooth and a Dental Implant

Many of our patients are excited about the opportunity to replace a missing or broken tooth with a “new tooth”. Losing a tooth can impact you in a number of ways ranging from an embarrassing space in the mouth to difficulty chewing. There are a number of options when a patient is choosing to replace a tooth. One very popular …

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INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

By Mitchell Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. This article is part two of a two-part essay on intravenous nutrition. Let’s start with the most important concept, All IVs are not created equal. There is a tremendous variation that can occur from one intravenous nutrition treatment to another. This depends on many factors which include where the practitioner got their nutrients, which nutrients …

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Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal – Which is Right for You?

Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal

by Janet Robbins Looking to get rid of unwanted hair? It’s a common concern. And there are two primary options available, electrolysis and laser treatment, but how do you know which one is best for you. Well, read on. There are many factors to consider, and it’s always best to meet with your specialist first (I give a free consultation …

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The “Gold Standard” For Eliminating Spider Veins

The "Gold Standard" For Eliminating Spider Veins

For men and women plagued with unsightly spider and varicose veins the choice to wear shorts or sandals may be non-existent. There are a variety of treatments available claiming to eliminate these pesky veins, however, sclerotherapy remains the “gold standard” for elimination. Sclerotherapy is the art and science of collapsing or closing veins. A very tiny needle is carefully place …

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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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Life Hacks for Better Living: 5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

Life’s “To Do” list can be pretty daunting. And often, getting started on something is the hardest part. This can be especially true for addressing hearing loss. In fact, most people wait roughly seven years to do anything about it once they realize they have hearing loss. And that’s too bad — research shows that when people treat even just …

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Hair Loss has Deep Rooted Effects on Women

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Until you start to lose it. Over 30 million women in the U.S. are suffering from hair loss or thinning, and while hair loss is often falsely thought of as merely a cosmetic problem, surveys and studies have found that hair loss can have wide-ranging effects on those …

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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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Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to help maintain your quality of life. Some type of sight-threatening eye problem affects one in six adults age 45 and older. And the risk for vision loss only increases with age. In fact, a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) report estimates that more than 43 …

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Your Health by Numbers – What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

What Is Metabolic Syndrome

By Susan Peacock MSRDN Your body lives by rules measured by numbers. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing …

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The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

By the Doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida Ok, so you’re probably thinking there’s no way you’re saving money by visiting your dentist. However, it’s true! For the past three to four decades, studies have shown that the impact of poor oral health on the body’s overall health can be quite dangerous, leading to out-of-pocket expenses for the treatment of …

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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

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 advent of modern venous treatment techniques such as laser and sclerotherapy, hand veins can be safely treated …

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Smile in a Day

Smile in a Day

Learn about the revolutionary benefits of Dental Implants at our Complimentary Seminar DENTAL IMPLANTS: A Permanent Solution to missing or Damaged Teeth Friday May 6 at 10:00 AM SEATED IS LIMITED. CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT. 561-627-9000 Imagine a world where you can eat anything you want, taste food again, have no pain when you chew or eat, no longer …

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Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Feel like You’ve Tried Everything? Your Doctor Doesn’t Know What Else to Do? Medication Not a Good Solution? By Mike Cohen, Director. Center for Brain You don’t have to struggle with chronic pain for the rest of your life If you’re reading this, you’re probably desperately seeking a solution for chronic pain. You’ve likely sought help from several healthcare professionals, …

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Is your hair color poisoning your body?

Is your hair color poisoning your body?

75% of American women color their hair, of this 38 million women turn to a professional hairstylist to change the shade of their locks. In the past ammonia has been the only option in hair color to lighten or darken locks permanently. Previously, ammonia has been used in permanent hair color to give better, long lasting tint and allows for …

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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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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

Jeff Mandall, owner of Vapor Rocket, South Florida CBD, and on the board of directors for Miami Beach Community Health Centers is the local expert about CBD and its use. He prides himself in working with area medical providers to educate, and facilitate treatment of patients with a multitude of different health problems. We went straight to the expert to …

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7 High-Tech Reasons You Should Finally Deal with Your Hearing Loss

You Should Finally Deal with Your Hearing Loss

Lifting your mood, boosting your energy, protecting your earnings, super-charging your social life — and even keeping your mind sharp: These are just some of the many spoils that come with facing and dealing with a noise-induced hearing loss that has been slowly but persistently creeping up on you. The quality-of-life and feel-good benefits of treating even just mild hearing …

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The Sock Pot – Diabetes requires extra foot care

Diabetes requires extra foot care

Diabetes can cause a variety of problems with the feet and it’s important to be assertive, involved and take a preventative approach to foot care. Choosing quality diabetic socks addresses moisture, friction, pressure from sock seams, or wrinkling and bunching, all of which can potentially be a source of irritation for diabetic or sensitive feet. Diabetic socks are the first …

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