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No Guts, No Glory…

No Guts, No Glory…

If our Gut is dysfunctional we can not enjoy the Glory of good health. The most common ailment today is the inability to digest our foods efficiently. People that are experiencing symptoms like heart burn, reflux, leaky gut, ulcers, bloating, burping and irritable bowels are suffering from an imbalance of beneficial and harmful bacterias due to lack of adequate cellular …

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IV Sedation for Dental Procedures – How Does it Works

IV Sedation for Dental Procedures

Many patients have a significant fear of dental procedures. I myself suffer from dental phobia. This fact is interesting because my grandfathers were both dentists and I grew up going to their offices. The time spent there instilled in me that dental procedures, by in large, really do not hurt (yet I look like someone getting ready to take off …

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VITAMIN D – And Its Importance In Human Nutrition

Vitamin D

Mitchell J. Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. Whoever thought the vitamin considered to be the one to stop rickets would then be reclassified in our lifetime as no longer a vitamin but instead a hormone? Vitamin D is a hormone that is involved in more than 300 reactions per second in the human body. For the most part vitamins need to be …

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Pain, Pain Go Away – Electrifying News

Pain, Pain Go Away – Electrifying News

By Wayne S. Weidenbaum, M.D. Pain is truly important in all of our lives, so that when something is wrong we are alerted to do something about it. However, when pain lasts far longer than the healing process, and the damage is no longer progressing, it can become its own debilitating problem. Chronic pain affects a tremendous number of people …

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The Power of PRP for Super-Fast Healing

The Power of PRP for Super-Fast Healing

By Dr. Angel Cuesta Platelet Rich Plasma was initially developed in the 1970’s and was first used in the late 80’s and early 90’s primarily by oral surgeons and plastic surgeons. Recently, PRP has gained national press attention as more and more professional athletes and celebrities are using the state of the art treatment for different purposes. Tiger Woods, Hines …

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Salt Therapy

Salt Therapy

Antibiotics, steroids, oxygen tanks and rescue inhalers… those who suffer from COPD, allergies, asthma and sinusitis know the benefits but also the troubling side effects of the medications offered by doctors. Now people in the United States are discovering a natural alternative to relieve their worst symptoms: salt therapy. Practiced for hundreds of years in Europe in salt caves or …

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“Stressed Tresses” Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss?

Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. For most of us, the many joys of the holidays are usually accompanied by extra stress, and in some cases, lots of it. From long lines and shopping trips, family dinners and busy travel schedules, it is easy to forget to take care of yourself.  We all know that stress can take its toll on …

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Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday weight gain:

The unwanted, unhealthy, un-returnable gift that keeps on giving 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), …

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Developing Discipline

Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. After discovering the dreaded first signs of hair loss, men and women often seek a ‘first opinion’ from a friend, family member, spouse, or even their hair stylist. But hair loss, like other medical conditions, must be addressed by a trained professional. One of the reasons for this is that unlike many medical conditions, the …

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miraDry – Don’t Sweat it!

miraDry - Don’t Sweat it

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Ever been caught in a business meeting, presentation or even just a dinner date, and you’re secretly keeping in a condition that may be causing you to have anxiety in social settings? Well, millions of people are suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive underarm sweating.  The only relief for this condition has …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology The statistics are shocking and even more so knowing that over half of those 36 million Americans are under the age of 65.  Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation.   Make an appointment with an audiologist this October during National Audiology Awareness Month. “Hearing …

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Vitamins the More the Healthier? Not So Fast…

Vitamins the More the Healthier

We live in a super-sized culture. This truth is ever evident in how our nation views vitamin supplementation. The higher the dose the healthier – right? Well not so fast. Our bodies need vitamins, minerals and nutrients to survive and thrive. However, our immune system is precisely that – a system not a single entity. In order to function well …

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Is Your Qi Imbalanced? 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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How Super Oxygen can Change Your Life

Super Oxygen

By Dr. Steve Lanoff and Cyndi Menaker, LMT Ozone, as used in Super Oxygen Therapy, is a game changer in caring for your health and slowing the ageing process. If you have been looking for a way to look younger, feel younger and be younger…You’ve just found it! At the BiO2 Energy Zone, we help you get more energy through …

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Breast Cancer Facts

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a very personal issue with me because I am a 7-year survivor of breast cancer. October is also the month of my cancer diagnosis. Every anniversary of my diagnosis is a reason to celebrate. Each year that I am able to walk in the Survivors’ Walk at Relay for Life is …

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selfie

selfie

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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5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Here’s a fact that many people probably don’t know: by the age of 50, roughly half of all women experience some form of hair loss. That’s right – half. While most people tend to think of hair loss as a man’s problem, the reality is that women are almost just as likely as men to …

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Why Some Seniors Lose Their Hearing

Why Some Seniors Lose Their Hearing

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., CC-A, FAAA Written by Dr. Tami Ike, Au.D. Seniors and hearing loss Do you have difficulty hearing conversations in a noisy room? Do you constantly ask others to repeat what they just said? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be experiencing hearing loss — especially if you are age 65 or older. …

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What You Must Know To Prevent and Treat Sports Injuries in Youngsters (and Adults Too)

Prevent and Treat Sports Injuries

By Richard A. Reiner, D.C. It’s the beginning of a new school year, teams are preparing for the competition, children and their parents alike can’t wait for the games to begin. We think about scoring the winning goal, but we never think about the possibility of injuries. Unfortunately, it’s part of the game no one likes to talk about. So, …

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