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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Restoring Health and Hope

By Sarah Crane December is the gateway to the New Year: the time for reflecting on the activities of the past year, and calculating achievable New Years Resolutions. My most touching and treasured experiences this past year were a result of time spent in the nonprofit sector with the HOW Foundation. The Help Our Wounded Foundation of South Florida (HOW …

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Holiday Season and Those With Hearing Loss

“For many of the millions of hearing impaired Americans, but especially the 27 million living with untreated hearing loss, the holidays may not be all that happy,” says Audiologist Cindy Beyer. Dr. Beyer, Senior Vice President of HearUSA, said studies have linked hearing loss to stress, frustration, and social isolation, “which can easily be intensified at holiday gatherings with families …

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Golf: Myths and Truths About Injuries

Myth vs. Truth Myth-The more you play and harder you try, the better you get. Truth-Over 80% of golfers suffer injuries from overuse. Myth-endurance is the physical ability to withstand the duration of an entire golf game. Truth-endurance also relates to the endurance of mental focus for the duration of an entire golf game, which is lost due to fatigue. …

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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

According to experts, the highest crime rate of the year is during the holiday season. Consider the following safety tips this shopping season to better protect yourself: Leave your purse at home. Take a small amount of money or 1 credit card with you and your ID. Place these items in a small wallet and tuck them safely inside your …

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A Proven Protocol for Children and Adults

By Dr. Annalee Kitay Children who have learning difficulties or children who are exceptional or Neurodevelopmentaly challenged (or both), in one intellectual form or another, are characterized by the fact that they do not learn in the ordinary way. These children are usually given conventional help and an effort is made to support them in coping with the educational and …

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Look Into My Eyes

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator If I could look into your eyes without ever having met you before, and say something about the state of your health that you knew in fact was true, would you be intrigued? Upon looking into your eyes, if I stated you tended to be a nervous person who seemed to …

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4 Steps to Treating Hair Loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman About 80 million men and women in the U.S. suffer from some degree of hair loss. Luckily, thanks to years of research, clinical trials, new technologies and state-of-the-art therapies, in most cases, hair loss is a treatable condition. For patients considering seeking treatment for hair loss, here is a look at what the treatment process …

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“Snooping” for headaches during the holidays

headaches during the holidays

By David Silvers, M.D. Almost everybody has experienced a headache, the most common neurological symptom, at some point during their lifetime.  Most individuals who suffer  from headaches have a primary headache condition, such as tension-type headache or migraine.  Not surprisingly, migraines are frequently exacerbated during the holiday season; some of the reasons for it are more obvious than others. Common …

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Health and Beauty Tips

Beauty Tips

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. The holiday times are such great time for bringing people together, however life sometimes has a different agenda and we get rerouted to the road of exhaustion. Our lives are so busy, schedules get so full trying to prepare for parties and buying presents that we tend to forget about ourselves. Gearing up for a busy …

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Retinal Tear and Retinal Detachment

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of our eye. Light rays are focused onto the retina through our cornea, pupil and lens. The retina converts the light rays into impulses that travel through the optic nerve to our brain, where they are interpreted as the images we see. A healthy, …

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The DRX 9000 Non-Surgical Technology Relieving Low Back Pain

DRX 9000

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from lower back pain you are familiar with the traditionally prescribed course of treatment: refrain from physical activity, take prescribed pain medication and muscle relaxers, and seek the treatment of a physical therapist. If these steps were not effective spinal surgery was the only …

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Effective Weight Loss with Meng’s Acupuncture Medical Center

Weight loss is not as simple as eating less and/or exercising more.  In order to lose weight the body’s waste management and digestive systems need to be functioning properly.  Most importantly to long term success the root cause of the weight gain must be addressed (stress eating, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, etc.)  According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in order …

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Make this Holiday Season Filled with Fun, Family & Fitness

The Holiday season has arrived along with more festivities, time with family and friends and those yummy treats.  Many anticipate the holidays with mixed emotions, excitement about the season and fun that awaits, and dread of those additional holiday pounds we tend to pack on in November and December. Don’t let this Holiday season derail your fitness and body composition …

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Testosterone linked to Health Concerns in Men

Testosterone

Low testosterone has long been the bane of many men’s existence. It wreaks havoc with your sex drive, causes hair loss, makes you tired and can even change your personality and cause depression. However many men may not realize there are many health issues associated with low testosterone. It is important to understand the health issues that can be caused …

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The Man Who Thought the World Mumbled

World Mumbled

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D. CCC-A, FAAA Written by Kevin Amdahl, Au.D., www.amdahlhearing.com Recently, I saw a patient who I will call John. After discussing what John was experiencing, it was clear that he did not feel like he had a problem. He said that his wife, who will we call Joan, and his children constantly mumbled, or talked too …

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Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

By Suheil Khuri M.D. Metabolic syndrome also called Syndrome X, is a disorder composed of a combination of medical problems that strongly predispose the person to cardiovascular disease. There are five risk factors that are related to metabolic syndrome: 1. Central (visceral, abdominal) Obesity. 2. Elevated Blood Pressure (hypertension) 3. Elevated blood sugar (glucose) (diabetes mellitus). Metabolic syndrome is associated …

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LifeCall® MobileAlert Peace of mind wherever you go.

Are you looking for the best mobile Medical Alert system – one that allows you to summon emergency help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by simply pressing a help button no matter where you are? Unlike traditional Medical Alert systems that only work in or around the home, MobileAlert devices enable you to participate in activities that …

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Reverse Years with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

There is an answer thousands of men and women are turning to BHRT (Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy) to eliminate the symptoms above often experienced in periminpause, menopause, or male andropause. What is BioIdentical Hormone Therapy? Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a philosophy or approach to hormone replacement that satisfies 3 key principles: 1. All hormones used are chemically identical …

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Let Excellent Care Help You Beat the Holiday Blues

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of good cheer, parties and family gatherings, but it is not unusual for many of us to feel sad, lonely or even anxious during the holidays. This condition, which has come to be called “holiday blues,” can occur with any holiday or vacation time.  It commonly happens at the end of …

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What Motivates You to Give?

By Arlene Knox, Senior Director of Development, Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation I have a pile of envelopes on my desk.  Some are multi-colored, some with pictures of children and families, others with printed messages of hope, and still some with beautiful stamps and graphics. It is the holiday season, and while many are from friends and family, many were …

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