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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Effective Treatment for 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 inter-feres 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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Secrets of a Good Night’s Sleep Without Medication

Secrets of a Good Night’s Sleep

By Gwen Carden If you sleep well you probably don’t give sleep much thought. But if you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep, it’s likely a subject never far from the top of your mind. Sleep is a complex issue, but with some lifestyle changes and neurofeedback, almost everyone can learn to sleep better, according to Iza Boesler, …

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Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

By Janet Robbins and Bella Giavanna It’s true what they say. Beauty begins on the inside. What you consume affects your body and your skin. So as we enter the summer months, consider these tips and creative ideas to make for a healthier you. Stay Hydrated Beyond Just Water Summer outdoor activities and events combined with the heat calls for …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary can …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

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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It’s Hot Everywhere In July

It's Hot Everywhere In July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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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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Why Do I Have Uveitis?

Uveitis?

Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera (white of the eye). The eye is shaped like a tennis ball, with three different layers of tissue surrounding the central gel-filled cavity, which is called the vitreous. …

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Replacing Missing Teeth More Options than You May Think

Replacing Missing Teeth

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – It is astounding how many individuals live their lives with one or more missing teeth.  When asked why they have not replaced their teeth, common answers include fear, cost, embarrassment and pain.  What they may not realize is that living without a proper compliment of teeth often leads to malnutrition, excess chewing …

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Hittin’ the Sand and Waves: PROTECT YOUR HEARING AIDS!

PROTECT YOUR HEARING AIDS!

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA. Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology From surfing, boating, and swimming to kiteboarding, kayaking, and fishing, summer marks the sweet spot for water sports, pool parties, and time at the beach. Your hearing aids help you make the most of the season – enjoying adventures and making memories – so it’s important to protect them harmful elements …

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My Gums Are Receding: Does This Matter?

My Gums Are Receding: Does This Matter?

Many of us look in the mirror and notice that around some or all of our teeth the gums are disappearing. In many cases, the teeth involved are sensitive to hot or cold and often the appearance of the teeth is longer than what we would like. The questions we are most often asked related to this issue are: “Does …

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Struggles with Reading? Math? Comprehension? Writing?

Struggles with Reading? Math? Comprehension? Writing?

Watch your child’s academic confidence soar by summer’s end By Mike Cohen, Director, Center for Brain Jupiter, Florida Certain children, no matter how hard they try, struggle in school. Too often the parents struggle right along with them. They spend countless hours helping their child keep up – not to mention digging into their pockets for tutoring, special classes or …

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Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

By Janet Robbins and Bella Giavanna It’s true what they say. Beauty begins on the inside. What you consume affects your body and your skin. So as we enter the summer months, consider these tips and creative ideas to make for a healthier you. Stay Hydrated Beyond Just Water Summer outdoor activities and events combined with the heat calls for …

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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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5 Things Even Your Dad May Not Know About Male Pattern Baldness

5 Things Even Your Dad May Not Know About Male Pattern Baldness

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Odds are, your grandpa experienced it, probably your dad too. Is any man truly safe from hair loss? For most men, hair loss seems unavoidable. If you look down the street, it is hard to find a man older than 40 who isn’t experiencing some degree of hair loss or thinning. If you look at …

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Top Ten Beauty Must Haves

Top Ten Beauty Must Haves

Summer is here, and the pressure is on to look and feel better than ever. So we had our team at MD Beauty Labs, put together their favorite beauty treatments for the summer. Hormone Therapy Unbalanced hormones are responsible for the millions of people who suffer from an array of problematic symp-toms. The human desire to muscle through the hormonal …

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PSYCHIC MEDIUM JOHN EDWARD COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

PSYCHIC MEDIUM JOHN EDWARD COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

Two Scheduled Appearances in West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale Florida – Psychic Medium John Edward will be coming to the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott and The Westin Ft. Lauderdale on June 14 and 15 respectively. Edward, the former television host of Crossing Over with John Edward, will begin each evening with an interactive question-and-answer session. He will then connect …

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Limb Swelling: A Search for New Treatments

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Finding an effective treatment of leg edema is a challenge many physi- cians face. Chronic leg swelling that builds up overtime, is often indicative of a serious disorder, and may become disabling if left untreated. There are two types of leg edema venous insufficiency and lymphedema. Unfortunately, Lymphedema is under-recognized in most instances. For years lymphedema has …

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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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