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Benefits of Having a Dental Implant Placed at the Time Your Tooth is Extracted

Dental Implant Placed

Dental implants have become one of the most popular choices for patients who need to replace some or all of their teeth.  The implant itself is nothing more than a new tooth root (made of titanium) that is placed where the old tooth root used to live under the gum.  A new crown can be connected to the implant to …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Losing your hair can be scary. In fact, hair loss is often cited as one of the biggest concerns associated with aging among both men and women. So why is hair loss so terrifying? In nearly every culture, hair is associated with youth, sex appeal and good health, which explains why we try so hard …

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

By William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. Fibromyalgia is a common pain syndrome affecting about two percent of Americans, more in women than in men. I call it a syndrome because it is a spectrum of conditions, whose predominant signs and symptoms include muscular pain, fatigue, and mood changes. Its’ cause is unknown, and there …

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Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Massage Therapy Can Create a Healthy Home for Your Family When it comes time to bring another human being into the world, we must consider the mothers’ health a top priority, as well as her partner. Massage therapy provides a multitude of benefits for everyone involved, mom, baby & partner. It is ideal to get started at the beginning of …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That’s more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking, and even more so knowing that more than half of those …

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Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Chronic pain takes many shapes and forms, but we know that it has a huge social and economic burden. The Institute of Medicine reports that roughly 116 million, or 30% of the population suffer from pain lasting a year or longer. Although chronic pain isn’t a life threatening issue, it’s certainly a problem that has a dramatic effect on the …

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Healthy Smiles Start Early

Healthy Smiles Start Early

By Tamara-Kay Tibby, DMD, MPH Did you know that your child’s oral health and dietary habits set the tone for their lifelong dental health? That’s why it’s important to establish healthy dental habits like proper brushing, flossing, a healthy diet and regular use of preventive dental services. Many parents are unsure of the best way to take care of their …

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Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine is an anesthetic an a very potent analgesic medication that has shown positive results for the treatment of CRPS, fibromyalgia and severe depression among others. This medication has very serious side effects that can be ameliorated in the hands of a seasoned anesthesiologist. Few physicians offer this therapy because of the demanding work and monitoring required. Many patients travel …

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Is your Brain “Off Track”? If you’re off track – what do you do? Can neurofeedback help?

Can neurofeedback help

By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Almost every day someone comes to me for help saying that they know something is wrong but can’t quite pinpoint the problem. My typical response: It sounds like your brain can’t quite get on track. Their typical response: That’s exactly what I’m talking about! Perhaps they (or their child) are experiencing anxiety, depression, …

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What is Central Serous Retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – In central serous retinopathy (sometimes called central serous choroidopathy), fluid builds up under the retina and distorts vision. Fluid leakage is believed to come from a tissue layer with blood vessels under the retina, called the choroid. Another layer of cells called the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is responsible for preventing fluid …

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Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging

Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging

Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging can be very broad terms to most people and it can be hard to understand what services or procedures fall under these categories. As a physician, my background is in internal medicine. I spent years treating illness and sick patients. It was a constant circle of prescribing medications to treat patients who were battling disease. One …

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Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image: What Do You See In the Mirror?

Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image:

By Jeannie Gedeon, MPH, RDN/LDN, CAP/ICADC As snowbirds know, in the north people wait all year for summer, which should be a time to have fun and be active outdoors; yet swimsuit season can be especially tough for those who have body image issues. Flip to the Sunshine State, where the weather is almost always warm, hot and hotter: In …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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What is Alopecia?

What is Alopecia?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician WHAT IS ALOPECIA? Unlike Androgenetic Alopecia (common male and female hereditary or “pattern” hair loss), alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, resulting in the sudden loss of hair. Most often hair loss occurs in patches, with the hair itself …

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Hearing Loss: the Physical, Mental, and Emotional Side Effects

Hearing Loss: the Physical, Mental, and Emotional Side Effects

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Most hearing loss presents gradually over many years, making it difficult to notice. Many people feel that hearing loss is just a natural part of the aging process and is not necessary to treat immediately after they are diagnosed. In fact, most people wait 7 years to seek treatment for hearing …

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HELP YOUR DIABETES® (HYD®) REVERSES TYPE 2 DIABETES*

By Dr. J. Murray Hockings “Your Path to Becoming Clinically Non-Diabetic” *Licensed by: Magnum Health Management, LLC. Help Your Diabetes® HYD® is the patent-pending, Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Program founded by Dr. J. Murray Hockings, D.C., D. P Sc., a member of The American Diabetes Association. An internationally acclaimed author and spokesman; Dr. Hockings has been helping thousands of patients …

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Do I Have Enough Tooth Structure For a Crown?

Do I Have Enough Tooth Structure For a Crown?

One of the most common procedures a dentist performs when deep decay exists in a tooth is making a crown (also known as a “cap”). Ultimately, when in place, the crown will allow a patient to chew properly and help slow further cavities in the area. A successful crown requires not only a good fit to the tooth, but a …

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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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One Another

One 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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