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Why do I have Uveitis?

Uveitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. 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 …

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A Solution Based Approach to Getting Hearing Aids

Getting Hearing Aids

Written by Mary Ann Gilbert, Au.D., Whittier Hearing Center Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches The biggest mistake people make is buying a hearing aid instead of buying better hearing. I have been helping people find solutions for their hearing problems and communication issues for more than 30 years, and I have seen …

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Saving Teeth: Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Patients every day face the decision of whether or not to have teeth treated or removed.  The choice can be difficult from an emotional viewpoint as well as a functional one. In many cases, the tooth or teeth in question are not causing any pain. What may not be understood is the …

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Chronic Daily Migraine Headaches – Finding a Solution

Chronic Daily Migraine Headaches – Finding a Solution

Migraine headaches are among the most debilitating and dreadful neurological problems that exist. They may not be fatal, but the effect on someone’s quality of life can be dramatic. Imagine having days where the sight of light cripples you. Imagine having terrible nausea, and a constant pounding in your head so bad that you wish that someone would just cut …

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Does Your Child Really Have ADHD?

Does Your Child Really Have ADHD?

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Here’s a bold statement that might surprise you. Not every child who fidgets, has trouble paying attention or struggles in school has ADHD. In fact, 50 percent of children wearing this label also have a learning disability that might have been overlooked – something I see regularly in my practice. This incomplete diagnosis …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker How the Lymphatic System Works What does edema have to do with your lymphatic system? The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways. Through its network of vessels and ducts, it works as a filtration system for body fluid entering into the blood stream. This fluid is referred to as “lymph” fluid, which is …

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What is LDN?

What is LDN

Low Dose Naltrexone Naltrexone (available in 50mg and 100mg) is an FDA-approved drug used to treat patients with alcohol dependence. It works by blocking opioid receptors 24 hours a day and thereby taking the euphoria (fun) out of drinking. Low Dose Naltrexone is usually only 0.5 to 4.5 mg per day, hence the name Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). LDN only …

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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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Do holistic approaches like Hypnosis and the Emotional Freedom Technique really work to reduce weight?

Do holistic approaches like Hypnosis and the Emotional Freedom Technique really work to reduce weight?

Even though weight gain is not thought of as a disease, overeating and obesity can contribute to a number of serious health problems, including type II diabetes, stroke, various kinds of cancer, and heart disease. Maintaining a healthy weight is a key contributor to overall health. A holistic weight-loss program helps you discover and release the underlying causes of your …

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One Another

One and Another

It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really shouldn’t be surprised. Conflict between people has existed since Cain and Abel – and it’s not getting …

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Focus on the Face

Focus on the Face

You look in the mirror in the morning, and the face that greets you makes you exclaim “My face is falling”. It can be hard to put your “best face forward” when you know that no amount of makeup or sleep will fill in the hollows of your cheeks, or take away the sad expression around your mouth. Often times, …

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How to Spot, Diagnose and treat Hair Loss

Treat Hair Loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Roughly 80 million men and women in the U.S. suffer from hair loss. This may sound like a daunting figure, but in reality most hair loss cases today are treatable – thanks to several decades of advanced medical research and high-tech treatment development. However, the most important weapon in the battle against baldness is a …

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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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Hearing difficulties CAN be overcome, but…

Hearing difficulties CAN be overcome, but...

…It’s not the widget I see it all the time A person will make an appointment to come into my practice and they – or a family member – are frustrated and confused. They have suffered from hearing difficulties for years … and gone through just about every stage possible when it comes to trying hearing aids. First they bought …

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Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Everyone is looking for the secret to weight loss, without falling victim to the latest gimmicks. With so many different opinions about how to lose weight, it can be difficult to tell what will really work. Fortunately there is a technique for weight loss that has been tested for centuries:  acupuncture. This technique is safe, sound and reliable. And, even …

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Do Your Child’s Learning Struggles Have You Worried?

Do Your Child’s Learning Struggles Have You Worried?

Center for Brain Can Help! By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Thirteen year old Aaron sat quietly at the kitchen table finishing his homework while his mother Alicia read her favorite magazine. “All done, Mom,” Aaron said, as he bounded out of his chair and headed to his bedroom with a big smile. Alicia was smiling, too, because just …

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3 Things to Know About Robotic Hair Transplants

3 Things to Know About Robotic Hair Transplants

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Would you trust your hairline to a robot? Nearly every facet of our lives is dominated by technology, so it shouldn’t be surprising that robotic surgeries are increasing by 25 percent annually. Today, robotic assisted surgeries are becoming common operating procedure for a growing number of indications, including hysterectomy, prostatectomy, and even cardiac valve replacement …

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Personalized Hearing

Personalized Hearing

Written by Rachel Burnett, Au.D., Mission Audiology Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches Many times when patients come to an Audigy Certified provider for a consultation they have done some research on hearing aids prior to their appointment. Often, that research involves getting the opinions of friends or family that have hearing aids. …

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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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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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