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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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INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

By Mitchell Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. This article is part two of a two-part essay on intravenous nutrition. Let’s start with the most important concept, All IVs are not created equal. There is a tremendous variation that can occur from one intravenous nutrition treatment to another. This depends on many factors which include where the practitioner got their nutrients, which nutrients …

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Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal – Which is Right for You?

Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal

by Janet Robbins Looking to get rid of unwanted hair? It’s a common concern. And there are two primary options available, electrolysis and laser treatment, but how do you know which one is best for you. Well, read on. There are many factors to consider, and it’s always best to meet with your specialist first (I give a free consultation …

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The “Gold Standard” For Eliminating Spider Veins

The "Gold Standard" For Eliminating Spider Veins

For men and women plagued with unsightly spider and varicose veins the choice to wear shorts or sandals may be non-existent. There are a variety of treatments available claiming to eliminate these pesky veins, however, sclerotherapy remains the “gold standard” for elimination. Sclerotherapy is the art and science of collapsing or closing veins. A very tiny needle is carefully place …

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Staying a Step Ahead of COPD

Staying a Step Ahead of COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has grown in prevalence over the last decade and is now the third leading cause of death in America. When diagnosed with an incurable chronic illness, people tend to search for alternatives to traditional medicine. The quest for treatment options can leave a patient feeling overwhelmed. Anxiety and depression can exacerbate symptoms, creating a vicious …

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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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Hair Loss has Deep Rooted Effects on Women

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Until you start to lose it. Over 30 million women in the U.S. are suffering from hair loss or thinning, and while hair loss is often falsely thought of as merely a cosmetic problem, surveys and studies have found that hair loss can have wide-ranging effects on those …

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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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Are Hormones Driving You Mad?

Are Hormones Driving You Mad

by Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Hormones are literally one of the body’s important driving forces. They are chemicals made by glands and act to control certain actions of cells and organs which make them messengers of the body. Hormones play a critical role in several areas of our body. They control many facets of our emotional and physical health. If you …

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Your Health by Numbers – What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

What Is Metabolic Syndrome

By Susan Peacock MSRDN Your body lives by rules measured by numbers. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing …

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I Have A Wait Problem

I Have A Wait Problem

By Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? Do …

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Smile in a Day

Smile in a Day

Learn about the revolutionary benefits of Dental Implants at our Complimentary Seminar DENTAL IMPLANTS: A Permanent Solution to missing or Damaged Teeth Friday May 6 at 10:00 AM SEATED IS LIMITED. CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT. 561-627-9000 Imagine a world where you can eat anything you want, taste food again, have no pain when you chew or eat, no longer …

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Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Feel like You’ve Tried Everything? Your Doctor Doesn’t Know What Else to Do? Medication Not a Good Solution? By Mike Cohen, Director. Center for Brain You don’t have to struggle with chronic pain for the rest of your life If you’re reading this, you’re probably desperately seeking a solution for chronic pain. You’ve likely sought help from several healthcare professionals, …

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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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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

Jeff Mandall, owner of Vapor Rocket, South Florida CBD, and on the board of directors for Miami Beach Community Health Centers is the local expert about CBD and its use. He prides himself in working with area medical providers to educate, and facilitate treatment of patients with a multitude of different health problems. We went straight to the expert to …

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6 Possible Reasons Behind Your Hair Loss

Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. The hair restoration field is constantly evolving and advancing, as each year, we learn more about the root causes of hair loss. Each discovery is bringing us closer and closer to not only understanding why we lose our hair, but what we can do to both treat, and prevent it. We’ve already taken another step …

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Bring a Friend or a Family Member to Your Hearing Evaluation

Bring a Friend or a Family Member to Your Hearing Evaluation

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology As an audiologist, it is my job not only to diagnose a hearing problem, but to also determine what the biggest everyday struggles are that each patient has. Hearing loss is often very gradual and difficult for a patient to recognize when it starts. When it comes to hearing loss, …

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Why Hypnotherapy Works!

Why Hypnotherapy Works!

By Dr. Dave DiSano Hypnotherapy, or hypnosis is the external power of suggestion. It is usually performed by a professional versed in the use of the power of suggestion.  It changes that inner voice, our subconscious, thereby changing our conscious mind, and our behavior. Hypnotism is not new, it dates back beyond recorded human history. The first practitioners of hypnotism …

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