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Make 2016 A Great Hair Year!

Make 2016 A Great Hair Year!

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Is hair loss standing in your way of becoming a “new you” in the New Year? If thinning hair is an issue you’re hoping to tackle in this year, you are in luck, because there are an abundance of options available to treat hair loss at every stage. From the first signs of thinning to …

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The Reconnection® Heal Others, Heal Yourself

The Reconnection

Reconnective Healing: ‘Information Medicine’ in the 21st Century This is New, this is Different, this is Real! By Jackie Lapin Today’s headlines are filled with stories that chronicle our broken medical system, the people who suffer because of a failed safety net, or who cannot afford the care that would help them. And still more people are written about who …

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Selfie

selfie

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 that they portray an unrealistic image through photos? Or maybe they just do it for fun? Who knows? But what I do know is that the …

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What Are Floaters and Flashes?

What Are Floaters and Flashes?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. These are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky. Floaters are actually tiny clumps of cells or material inside the vitreous, the clear, gel-like fluid …

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Holiday Stress and Weight Gain: The combination most dreaded by American’s can be avoided with a few simple steps.

Holiday Stress and Weight Gain:

It was not surprising to learn that holiday weight gain ranked second in what people dread most about the holidays. Gaining weight is on the minds of many Americans and for good reason. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed, …

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Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction has been around for many years and should have made traditional liposuction obsolete by now, however many physicians are still performing traditional liposuction for several reasons. It can be performed under general anesthesia, and there is no large investment involved as there is with a laser technology. When a patient is put under general anesthesia, the trauma that …

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Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy

By Victoria Zimmer 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 …

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If You’re Suffering From Nerve Problems In The Arms And Legs, You Must Read This Immediately!

Suffering From Nerve Problems

By Richard A. Reiner, D.C. Numbness, tingling and pain is an extremely annoying problem. It may come and go…interrupt your sleep…and even makes your arms and legs feel weak. Maybe you’ve even been to other doctors and they claim all your tests indicate you should feel fine. If You Read Nothing Else, Read This: More than 20 million Americans suffer …

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Beyond the Scalp, Bizarre Bald

Beyond the Scalp, Bizarre Bald

When we think of hair loss, we of course think of the hair on our head. This isn’t surprising, especially when you think that over 80 million men and women are suffering from hair loss. But while receding hairlines and bald spots may be the most obvious, hair loss can come in many forms. There are several bizarre areas where …

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Wanting to Eliminate Your Double Chin?

Wanting to Eliminate Your Double Chin

If you are one of the thousands of people bothered by the anatomy of your chin, then you are not alone. Many of us struggle with the battle of losing weight only for it all to come right back. This can be very difficult and stressful. However, the struggle is no surprise. Access to eating poorly is all too easy. …

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Smoking and Hearing Loss

Smoking and Hearing Loss

By Dr. Dana Luzon, Au.D CC-A, FAAA “Cigarette Smoking and Hearing Loss: The Epidemiology of Hearing Loss Study,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, evaluated the association between cigarette smoking and hearing loss in a large population. The study revealed that people who smoke are almost twice as likely as nonsmokers to develop hearing loss. Also, those …

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The Obesity Struggle

The Obesity Struggle

Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center offers a comprehensive bariatric surgical program as well as a medical weight loss program to its patients.  Obesity continues to be one of the most prevalent health care issues in the nation; recent CDC statics shows that more than 1 in 3 adults (34.9% or 78.6 million) are obese. More alarmingly, despite recent declines in …

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Laser Therapy can be 90% Effective at Relieving Inflammation and Pain

Laser Therapy

Cold Laser Therapy or Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a treatment that utilizes specific wavelengths of light to interact with tissue and is thought to help accelerate the healing process. It can be used on patients who suffer from a variety of acute and chronic conditions in order to help eliminate pain, swelling, reduce spasms and increase functionality. How …

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What is a Periodontal Examination and Why You Need One

What is a Periodontal Examination

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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Hormones are for life (part 1)

By Dr. Mitchell Ghen From my clinical experience, I see that people are confused when they hear the word hormone and are often without real understanding, even become afraid, mostly because of ignorance, about true nature, importance, and the many functions hormones have in our bodies. Hormones are substances our bodies required in adequate amounts for life. They allow our …

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL AND LIMB SWELLING

HOLIDAY TRAVEL AND LIMB SWELLING

By Alyssa Parker The holidays are right around the comer, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down south. Many individuals choose air travel to reach their destination. For those who suffer from venous insufficiency or lymphedema this can be …

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How Super Oxygen Can Change Your Life

How Super Oxygen Can Change your Life

By Dr. Steve Lanoff and Cyndi Menaker,  LMT Super Oxygen is a strategic approach to longevity, healthy living and overall vitality.  It goes beyond a quick fix to alleviate symptoms and significantly helps in rebuilding and supporting your body from the inside out! True wellness involves a lifestyle that includes an understanding of how the environment, products we use, foods …

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What Is Histoplasmosis?

What Is Histoplasmosis

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Histoplasmosis is a disease caused when airborne spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum are inhaled into the lungs. This microscopic fungus, sometimes called histo for short, is released into the air when soil is disturbed by plowing fields, sweeping chicken coops, or digging holes. Histoplasmosis initially is a lung infection. However, it …

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Could Stem Cells be the Next Penicillin?

Could Stem Cells be the Next Penicillin?

By David Ebner – Staff Writer Chances are that you have heard about stem cells—they have been in the news for years. But did you know that stem cells are being used right now in the United States to treat debilitating lung diseases? Sufferers of diseases like COPD and pulmonary fibrosis are receiving life changing stem cell treatments that just …

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Are You Chronically Anxious? Wish it Could Just Stop?

Are You Chronically Anxious

Have medications failed, or do they have side effects? By Michael Cohen, Founder, Center for Brain Do you or someone you know suffer from anxiety? •    Do you get fearful, tense, or overwhelmed? •    Do you have racing thoughts? •    Have you lost hope of getting rid of anxiety? At Center for Brain, we have a unique program for adults …

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