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The Brain Health Club

The Brain Health Club

Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment WEST PALM BEACH—The BrainHealth Club’s mission is to be the leading provider of evidence-based solutions for individuals who want to maintain and enhance their brain and body health. The BrainHealth Club was developed under the direction of an internationally acclaimed Scientific Advisory Board that includes experts in cognitive neurology, nutrition, neuropsychology and Alzheimer’s …

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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The retina — the layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye — is nourished by the flow of blood, which provides nutrients and oxygen that nerve cells need. When there is a blockage in the veins into the retina, retinal vein occlusion may occur. Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO) Symptoms …

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Limb Swelling: Medicare Approved Treatment Options

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Pneumatic compression devices are one of the most highly recommended treatments for limb swelling and are a Medicare Medicare approved treatment option. Dating back to the 1960’s pneumatic compression pumps have been used for the treatment of limb swelling due to acute and chronic conditions. In most cases compression pumps are used for swelling associated with lymphedema …

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Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Written by Dr. Bettie Borton, Au.D., FAAA Presented by Dr. Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA So, you finally made and kept that appointment for a hearing evaluation. Congratulations! You took that all-important first step toward a better quality of life. First and foremost, be sure your hearing evaluation was done by an audiologist who holds board certification from the American Board …

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The Brain a Club – Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

The Brain a Club - Successfully Improving Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

WEST PALM BEACH—The BrainHealth Club’s mission is to be the leading provider of evidence-based solutions for individuals who want to maintain and enhance their brain and body health. The BrainHealth Club was developed under the direction of an internationally acclaimed Scientific Advisory Board that includes experts in cognitive neurology, nutrition, neuropsychology and Alzheimer’s prevention. Their Scientific Advisory Board plays an …

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Case Study: 6 Months of Post-Concussion Syndrome

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Post-concussion syndrome has become a big deal with more athletes showing concern about the risks of chronic brain injury. Recovery from a concussion usually takes about 7-10 days for most people but many will have symptoms that last 30 days or more. Our most recent case had post-concussion syndrome that lasted 6 months prior to visiting …

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FIRST EVER CANNABINOID DRINK MIX

FIRST EVER CANNABINOID DRINK MIX

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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Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

It is estimated that about 80 million Americans, both men and women, are experiencing  some level of hair loss. That’s a quarter of the population. By age 50, nearly half of us will have thinning hair. Even more alarming is the fact that individuals can lose as much as 50% of their hair before hair loss even becomes noticeable. So …

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Do I Need A Periodontal Evaluation?

Do I Need A Periodontal Evaluation?

A recent major study reported that 1 in 2 adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease. This may be even more important as periodontal disease has been linked to significant medical issues such as heart attacks, stroke, respiratory issues and even pre-term low birth weight babies. What is Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease is a term that includes a …

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Acupuncture: The New Facelift?

The New Facelift?

What is Skin Rejuvenating Acupuncture? Skin Rejuvenating Acupuncture is an effective, safe, non-surgical treatment to reduce the signs of aging. It is a great natural alternative to Botox. It is based on the principles of Chinese Medicine which has been around for thousands of years. It involves the insertion of very thin disposable needles just under the skin’s surface on …

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Do You Have a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs?

Do You Have a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs?

By Ashley Miller, M.Ed, LMHC, CAP Chances are, if you think you have a problem with alcohol or drugs (prescription or recreational), you probably do. Honestly answer these questions to help assess your situation: 1. Have you felt you ought to cut down on your use? 2. Have people annoyed you by criticizing your use? 3. Have you felt bad …

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Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic Medicine

By William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. Osteopathy is a philosophy, art and science of medicine and healing. It is an innovative “American Original” system of diagnosis and treatment. Its principles are simply profound and inclusive of the best of science and healing, aiming at the whole person: body, mind and soul. Originating 150 years …

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Regenerative Medicine and Chronic Pain

Regenerative Medicine and Chronic Pain

By Dr. Ricardo Leano Regenerative medicine involves the process of replacing or regenerating tissues to restore normal function. With the use of adult stem cells, so-called mesenchymal stem cells, we can stimulate your own body’s own repair mechanisms to functionally heal previously irreparable tissues or organs. Those mesenchymal cells have the capacity to differentiate into diverse tissues. In this way, …

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

Vaginal Rejuvenation

Intimacy is a difficult subject for anyone to share with a healthcare provider, however many women suffer from the effects that aging & childbirth have on their lives. It is very common for women not only to experience signs of aging in the face and body, but also in the vagina. It can range from aesthetic deterioration such as pigmentary …

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Introducing ReSound LiNX3D with ReSound Assist

Introducing ReSound LiNX3D with ReSound Assist

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly improving on the quality of their devices, and with every new launch comes new features that may benefit the patient and the audiologist.  Having an audiologist to customize and adjust your hearing devices is an integral part of your hearing care experience. With most hearing devices, they must be fine-tuned …

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Turn Back the Hands of Time!

Turn Back the Hands of Time!

Now you can restore a more youthful appearance to your hands with the instant volumizing effect of Radiesse! Did you know that next to the face, our hands reveal the most about our age? Simple, everyday gestures such as a handshake, a touch of the face, even a sip from a cup put our hands on constant display. Over time, …

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Disc Herniations: not all are equal

Disc Herniations: not all are equal

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Neck pain and back pain are two of the most common reasons for visits to a doctor’s office. One of the most notorious causes of neck and back pain are caused by herniated discs in the spine. Most people have heard of a herniated disc, but there’s a lot of misinformation about the condition what to …

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Too Much Gum Tissue Shows When I Smile: What Can Be Done?

One of the things we notice when meeting a person for the first time is their smile. A smile does not just involve the teeth themselves, but also the gum tissues that act as the frame around the teeth. If either the teeth or the gum tissue are out of proportion, unwanted attention may be brought to these areas. Our …

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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Hair Regrowth:

5 Frequently Asked Questions about PRP

5 Frequently Asked Questions about PRP By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Using concentrated growth factors from our own blood platelets is a relatively new practice in the field of medical hair restoration, but PRP or Platelet-Rich Plasma has been widely used in orthopedics, dentistry and plastic surgery for decades. What initially began as a …

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BACK Pain! The resolution you’ve been waiting for

BACK Pain!

Excessive surgery has unfortunately become an epidemic in our country. Failed surgery rates for joint replacements and the spine are higher than most people can imagine. At American Med Care Center it’s not uncommon for them to see patients that have undergone multiple failed surgeries. Over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at one time or another …

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