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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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Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Written By Thomas Gregory – U.S. Navy Veteran Established in 1952 under Title 38 of the United States Code, Congress created two types of benefits for war Veterans and their survivors within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The first is “compensation for service-related disability or death” and second, “a pension for non-service connected disability or death”. A little-known VA pension, …

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN CANCER

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN CANCER

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, affecting an estimated one in five Americans over the course of their lives. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (most common type), squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma (most deadly/serious form of skin cancer). The majority of skin cancer is caused by exposure …

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Pain Relief Treatment From the Leaders in the Industry

Pain Relief Treatment From the Leaders in the Industry

Treating the underlying cause of acute pain and chronic discomfort is essential. Having a comprehensive evaluation to define your level of nerve damage, inflammation, and degenerative disease are critical steps to improving your outcome. An experienced physician will walk you through the best treatment options available depending on your specific circumstances after they determine and streamline your underlying diagnosis. When …

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Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: What You Need to Know

Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: What You Need to Know

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Laser therapy has been shedding light on hair loss since the 1990’s, but today, it’s a key weapon in the hair restoration physician’s arsenal. Providing energy to hair follicles, getting them to grow a thicker, healthier hair has gotten easier and more efficient with the advent of more powerful, …

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4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

#1 WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE & HOW DOES IT WORK? There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis. The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and THC, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) level. CBD or cannabinoids can treat …

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ALLERGY INDUCED ASTHMA

ALLERGY INDUCED ASTHMA

Do you have asthma? It’s a disorder that’s very common, with an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone suffering from this breathing problem. That’s 1 in 12 people, according to the Center For Disease Control. There are a few different categories of how asthma occurs, but many people have what is called ‘allergy induced asthma.” This means …

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Sun Safety: Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Most of us know that melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The reason we hear so much advice on wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and avoiding over sun exposure between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, is due to the sun’s harmful UV rays during the time when the sun is the highest in the sky. What is UV Radiation? …

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How The DRX9000™ Repairs Herniated and Bulging Discs and Relieves Pain

DRX9000

Over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at one time or another in their lives. Unfortunately, spinal discomfort tends to become progressively worse and can become chronic if left untreated. Some of the most common reasons for backaches are trauma or sports-related injury, lifting heavy objects, improper spinal posture, poor sleeping posture, and motor vehicle accidents. The …

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My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

Perhaps you’ve probably written it off as getting older or pain that everyone has. Perhaps you’ve asked your physician about it and, seeing normal looking legs without bulging varicose veins, he’s reassured you that it’s nothing. Perhaps you’ve even had an ultrasound of your legs, only to be told you “don’t have a blood clot.” These are all things we …

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Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Many individuals struggle with losing and sticking to a weight loss plan. With the sheer number of people discouraged with the scale and the stubborn areas of fat that don’t seem to budge, the disappointment from carrying around excess pounds can be overwhelming. Doctors notice the frustration is not only geared towards female patients, but men as well, and all …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

Brent Myers OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait until …

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The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

“5X Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield’s home is up for auction this Friday at 2:00pm.” How is that even possible I pondered? My heart was breaking as I stared at Huffington Posts online article that Wednesday afternoon. What could I do? How could I help my sports hero Evander Holyfield? At the time, I was the founder and CEO of Crown …

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What Is Bell’s Palsy?

What Is Bell's Palsy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Bell’s palsy is a nerve problem that affects the muscles of your face. It causes weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles on one side of your face. With Bell’s palsy, your eyelid may not close properly and your smile may seem uneven. Bell’s palsy usually affects adults only. It is more likely …

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How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture?

How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture

Many patients suffer with loose and non-retentive dentures. This movement can cause a number of issues ranging from difficulty chewing food to embarrassing speech (or even the accidental falling of the denture out of one’s mouth). Quick fixes often include using dental adhesive glue or having the dentist reline the denture to help try and improve stability. In many cases, …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

It is interesting to watch technology as it continues to evolve. Many of my patients are up to date with what is trending in aesthetic technology. There is a new exciting technology that melts and tightens skin simultaneous without downtime. CoolSculpting® has been a good fat reduction treatment for many of my patients. It is a way to non-invasively destroy …

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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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Captioning Telephones Free for Individuals with Hearing Difficulties

Captioning Telephones

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Captioning telephones work like a standard phone for the user but connect to the internet to gather captions of words spoken by the individual on the other end of the line. The captions are displayed on the base of the phone near the receiver. The service is paid for …

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Cataract Surgery in 2023: What should you expect?

By David A. Goldman MD – While there are certainly new developments in cataract surgery every year, these pale in comparison to the innovations that occur over decades. While many of the technologies discussed in this article are currently available in trials, it is important to remember that they are still in trials for a reason. Once safety data has …

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