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Navigating the Medicare Puzzle

Navigating the Medicare Puzzle

Does Medicare confuse you? You are not alone. Medicare is a complicated program. Wisely managing your Medicare benefits starts with understanding the facts. Age 65 is a critical time in your life. The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on your health, welfare, finances and quality of life Insurance issue and changes can be confusing. Trusting just …

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HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

Staying healthy when you fly starts with being well prepared. Here are ten pre-boarding secrets, from frequent fliers, on what to do to protect yourself from cold, flus, allergies and other ills. 1. Salt Therapy session before the big day Salt halotherapy is an all-natural way to keep your family healthy by preventing colds and boosting their immune system. Exposure …

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UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING ANXIETY

In my 35 years of practicing clinical psychology, I encountered a multitude of clients exhibiting difficulties with anxiety. Everyone experiences anxiety at times. Situations such as meeting a deadline, taking a test, having a job interview, or meeting new people often contribute to feelings of nervousness or fear. Mild anxiety can increase a person’s awareness, help them focus on challenging …

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Laser Periodontal Therapy: Saving Your Teeth Without Traditional Surgery

Laser Periodontal Therapy

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – One of the most common diseases we face in our lifetime is periodontal disease.  This typically painless disease involves infection and loss of the supporting gum and bone around our teeth. As the gum tissues become inflamed and bone is lost, the chances of losing our teeth increases considerably. Many of us …

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Sciatica, Bulging Discs, Herniated Discs and Arthritis – What’s the ONE THING they All Have in Common?

Sciatica, Bulging Discs, Herniated Discs and Arthritis

Back pain is one of the most common yet misunderstood conditions on the entire planet. And if you have back pain you know exactly what I mean. Chances are, if you have back pain, you may have been told you either have sciatica, bulging or herniated discs or arthritis (degenerative disc disease). Sciatica If a doctor told you that you …

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RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

Peyronie’s Disease Peyronie’s disease is defined as relating to symptoms. Peyronies is a build up of scar tissue in the penis that causes a curvature or bend in the erected penis. This disorder typically causes a great deal of pain during intercourse Go Beyond Medication – Treat the Root Cause Simply Men’s Health is a leader in men’s health and …

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Revolutionary New Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction And Peyronie’s Disease

Revolutionary New Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction And Peyronie’s Disease

Simply Men’s Health is the leader in Men’s Sexual Health and a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine. Simply Men’s Health was the first to introduce Acoustic Pressure Wave therapy (shockwave) for erectile dysfunction (ED) in South Florida. And now Simply Men’s Health is revolutioniazing the field of men’s sexual health by introducing the state-of-the-art RejuvaEnhancement® Procedure to help …

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Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

by Dr. Jonathan Chung One of the most common and troublesome problems that I’m noticing in my practice is a condition known as Temporomandibular joint dysfuction, or TMD for short. In fact, many of you may have heard someone talk about their TMJ or having TMD, but didn’t quite know what it was. TMD involves the joint that connects your …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That’s more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking, and even more so knowing that more than half of those …

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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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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 Is Macular Telangiectasia?

What Is Macular Telangiectasia

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular telangiectasia is a disease affecting the macula, causing loss of central vision. The macula is a small area in the retina the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye  that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details clearly. Macular telangiectasia develops when there are problems with the …

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Painful Sex & Intimacy

Painful Sex & Intimacy

It looks something like this…you go on a date night, have a great evening with dinner and maybe a couple of drinks, great conversation, laughs and you are feeling loving and affectionate with your partner. As the evening starts to wind down, on the way home, something changes. You start thinking about what’s going to happen next. You start worrying, …

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A Proven Treatment Option For Your Back Pain

A Proven Treatment Option For Your Back Pain

Do you have back pain? Are you suffering in silence from stiffness, limited range of motion, and excruciating agony? You Are not alone, 80% of the population has some extent of back pain, and the standard of care is typically through addictive drugs that mask the symptoms of pain or risky surgery that all too often is unsuccessful. There is …

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Doesn’t Mean You Need Surgery – Alternative Therapy Approved by the FDA for Knee Arthritis Relief

Knee Pain

Do you have knee pain? Does it keep you from certain activities? Do you take medication for knee pain? Do you have knee pain after exercise? Do you have difficulty going up and downstairs? Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Have you tried everything to get rid of knee pain without success? If you have answered yes to any of …

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Hearing Care Is Health Care

Hearing Care Is Healthcare

By Dana Luzon, Au. D. , CCC-A, FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology When choosing a doctor for any healthcare need, how do you find someone who will take care of that health issue? Doctors, friends, and family members often have someone they know and trust who can help with your hearing care needs. But when it comes to finding a …

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One Another

One Another

It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really shouldn’t be surprised. Conflict between people has existed since Cain and Abel – and it’s not getting …

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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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DOES EVERYONE NEED BRAIN TRAINING?

DOES EVERYONE NEED BRAIN TRAINING?

Is there such a thing as a perfect brain? Or does everyone have a “messed up” one?Isn’t it true that everyone needs Neurotherapy or brain training? The answer to each of these questions is “NO”. So, who needs brain training, what is it, and how can it help me? To answer these questions, we need to know a little bit about what’s …

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