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Where’s My Reflex Hammer?

Reflex Hammer

One of life’s greatest fears is the fear of memory loss. Where did I put my keys? Did I turn off the stove? Or in my case, where did I leave my reflex hammer? These types of questions are familiar to all of us, and may make us doubt our memory skills. Recent studies have shown that even subjective cognitive …

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IN FOCUS: Hair Transplant Surgery – Unplugged!

Hair Transplant Surgery

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. For many, when it comes to hair loss, a hair transplant is the only permanent way to restore a receded hairline, build back density and create a more youthful look. But despite the boost in confidence and self-image a hair transplant can deliver, many patients are reluctant to undergo this minor procedure, often due to …

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease

One of the disorders that is most gratifying for me to treat is Parkinson’s disease (PD).  There is almost always something that can be done to improve a PD patient’s quality of life.  This is true at the time of diagnosis of PD and continues throughout the course of the disease. I have enjoyed keeping up with the latest advancements, …

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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

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) is …

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Is Your Qi Imbalanced?

Is Your Qi Imbalanced

How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss Patients have long touted the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss, and the scientific community finally agrees. Acupuncture for weight loss has often been questioned as to whether it is scientifically valid even though millions have had benefit from the effects of acupuncture for weight loss. However a recent metanalysis in …

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Communication is key

Communication is key

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D. CC-A, FAAA Written by Danette Jackson, Au.D. Communication could be considered one of the most important factors in any successful relationship. Whether it is with your spouse, your children, or your friends, a relationship lacking communication can be detrimental to yourself as well as your loved ones. Hearing loss affects all parties A lack of …

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Life brings Stress, Pain and Health Issues

Life brings Stress

Isn’t it time to Fight Back? Destress, Detox, Cleanse and Rejuvenate for a Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle! Have you ever taken a bite out of an apple and set it on the counter? What happens to the apple? It turns brown, right? The reason it turns brown is due to oxidation. Oxidation is caused by free radicals (positive ions) in …

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Obesity Treatment Guidelines

Obesity Treatment Guidelines

You need to address four areas for a successful and sustainable weight loss program. By Suheil Khuri M.D. 1.Diet: The composition of the healthiest diet is not known, however, total ingested calories are the critical factor for weight loss.  You need to also know that: a. Lower calorie diet tends to cause greater loss of fat mass. However, excessive low …

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Prolotherapy – a pain treatment for all levels of golfers

Have you suffered an injury from golf, or one that is preventing you from playing golf? Over 50% of golfers suffer from traumatic or overuse injuries at some point. Golfing puts significant stress on the body, requiring aggressive twisting and torque which can lead to injury. While prevention is important through using good form, proper equipment, and CORE strengthening, when …

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The Healing Benefits of Broccoli

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator Broccoli was grown in France and Italy in the sixteenth century, and it was not well known in this country until the early 1900’s when the D’Arrigo Brothers Company made a trial planting of Italian sprouting broccoli in California. A few crates were sent to Boston and by 1925 the market …

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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

What is Autism? • Autism is a bio-neurological developmental disability that generally appears before the age of 3. • Autism impacts the normal development of the brain in the areas of social interaction, communication skills, and cognitive function. Individuals with autism typically have difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions, and leisure or play activities. • Individuals with autism …

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Physical Activity Benefits More Than Your Body

Physical Activity

By Carl McAloose We all remember having PE in school. I dare say that when asked what your favorite part of the school day was, many of us said “PE.” And why not? PE was fun. You got to play games, jump, run and best of all, you weren’t sitting at your desk. You got to burn off that extra …

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Concussions in Youth Sports

Concussions in Youth Sports

As the number of reported cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) increases in professional sports, so too does awareness of concussions at the college and amateur levels. The NFL now takes helmet to helmet contact as a serious offense after coming under intense scrutiny for allowing players to reenter the game after sustaining brain jarring hits. Professional leagues have their …

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I Have A Wait Problem

Wait Problem

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 you …

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Computer CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery: Implant Procedures with No Incisions

Computer CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery:

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Dental implants can help patients regain their ability to chew and smile with confidence.  The implant itself supports the crown or crowns (the chewing part of the tooth) allowing the new “teeth” to be anchored.  New technologies are now available that aid your surgeon in performing these procedures in an extremely conservative …

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Insomnia

In my neurological practice, the most common sleep disorder by far is Insomnia. Insomnia is generally defined as either difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, or early-morning awakening with inability to return sleep. In order to make the diagnosis of insomnia, there must be some impairment of daytime functioning. This may include fatigue, difficulty concentrating or memory impairment, mood disturbances …

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Chronic anxiety? Panic attacks? Wish it could just stop?

Chronic anxiety

Have medications failed? Too many side effects? Maybe it’s time to consider the Biofeedback Solution By Michael Cohen, Founder, Center for Brain Feeling Overwhelmed? You don’t have to live with chronic anxiety anymore, and you don’t need to live with feelings of being overwhelmed or burned out.  There’s something new that can change how you feel and help you take …

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Skin Tightening Legacy

Skin Tightening Legacy

Skin laxity affects millions of people and doesn’t necessarily discriminate against race or age. Skin laxity can be a result of excessive weight loss, pregnancy, aging or simply genetics. Deciding whether to treat the issue or just let it be is a personal choice. The many options may weigh heavy for some and for others having an option is a …

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How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

Is Your Qi Imbalanced?

Patients have long touted the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss, and the scientific community finally agrees. Acupuncture for weight loss has often been questioned as to whether it is scientifically valid even though millions have had benefit from the effects of acupuncture for weight loss. However a recent metanalysis in the International Journal of Obesity proved that weight loss …

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Improving Nutrition can Improve Chronic Pain

Prolotherapy is a natural injection treatment that stimulates the body to repair painful areas by encouraging the growth or regeneration of injured tissue.

Food fuels and affects every aspect of the human body. For instance, our eating habits can influence how well we heal, and in some cases, can increase joint pain. For those suffering with chronic pain, taking an honest look into understanding and improving diet habits,as well as investigating regenerative treatments for joint pain, can be the key to unlocking better …

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