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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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Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry in the Summer Month

Keep Your Hearing Aids Dry

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable. Hearing aids are simple to care for. It’s important to clean your instruments every day, either before you put them in your ears every morning or …

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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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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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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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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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High Blood Pressure and Stroke

High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as it travels through your body. Your blood pressure reading has two numbers (for instance, 120/80). The first number is the systolic blood pressure, and measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as your heart pumps. The second number is the diastolic blood pressure, and …

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May is Food Allergy Action Month!

May is Food Allergy Action Month!

How Many People Have Food Allergies? • Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. • This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every classroom. • The economic cost of children’s food allergies is nearly $25 billion per year. Food Allergies on …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

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 it’s too …

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Understanding & Effectively Managing Your Chronic Limb Swelling

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker A compression pump is widely recognized as effective treatment option for limb swelling. Compression pumps are a safe way to assist your body’s circulatory system in moving the excess fluid which has accumulated in the limb and can cause painful swelling, non-healing wounds, heaviness, and discomfort decreasing your mobility. The compression pump is a gentle massaging technique …

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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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