March 30, 2020 - Monday

North Palm Beach Edition

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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Non-Surgical Skin Tightening Using Radiofrequency

By Suheil Khuri M.D. The main factors that contribute to our body losing or disrupting the collagen and elastin fibers in the skin leading to it becoming loose and sagging are: 1.  Aging 2.  Smoking 3.  Sun Damage 4.  Poor Health & Nutrition 5.  Excessive weight loss 6.  Genetics 7.  Others Surgery like face-lift and abdominoplasty has been the gold …

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Physical Exercise Life is Motion

Life Is Motion

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator We are designed to move. Our design is motion design. Physical exercise is so important for the proper functioning of our heart, muscles, circulatory system, removal of toxins and wastes, and for increasing the whole body’s efficiency. Exercise is especially important for ill people.  An ill body actually needs more physical …

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Community Partnerships the Key to Success

Community Partnerships

By Dr. Robert R. Jones For any community-based organization, your success is only as strong as the relationships you build. At Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), we strive to provide high-quality, low-cost educational opportunities, programs and services for our students. Often, this is only possible through the partnerships we share with other community-based organizations. The numerous partnerships FSW has established …

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National Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21

National Poison Prevention Week

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to the poison control centers across the country. More than 90 percent of these occur in the home. The majority of non-fatal poisonings occur in children younger than six years old. And, poisonings are one of the leading causes of death among adults. National Poison Prevention Week is a week nationally …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

By Brent Myers Spring ushers in a new season. It signals the end of “winter” and the beginning of something new. Spring brings new flowers, warmer temperatures, greener grass, and another baseball season. Spring also brings another ritual for many people: cleaning. Yep – good ol’ fashioned spring cleaning. “Out with the old and in with the new.” Perhaps this …

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Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Over the past decade or so, doctors have begun to see lasers in a new light, specifically, hair restoration physicians. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT), once viewed with skepticism, is now one of the key tools used to treat hair loss. Today’s top practitioners rely on drug-free laser therapy with or without other treatments to provide optimum results for both male …

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a small space that offers great danger

Danger

Inside the home, the bathroom is the most dangerous for the likelihood of accidents. The bathroom is one of the most hazardous places in the home; as a matter of fact the majority of broken hips are the result of slipping in the bathtub. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that there are more than 300,000 bathroom accidents each …

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What Is an Audiologist?

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology An audiologist is a healthcare professional specializing in identifying, diagnosing, treating, and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular systems of the ear. Audiologists are trained to diagnose, manage, and/or treat hearing or balance problems. Audiologists with a master’s degree are currently able to practice in the field; however, as …

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Sleep: It Plays a Big Part in Neurology

Sleep

One of the most important areas for me as a practicing neurologist is the overlap between neurology and sleep.  Many neurological disorders including migraine, epilepsy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS a.k.a Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Alzheimer’s disease have all been associated with significant sleep abnormalities. When examining patients who complain of various sleep issues, I routinely take a sleep history and …

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4 Ways to Show Your Hair Some Love

Show Your Hair Some Love

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. How often do you think about your hair? For most people, we think about our hair only in terms of how it looks in the morning before we walk out the door, but we rarely give much thought to how everything we do – from our daily habits, to diet and styling – impact the …

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Look Beyond The Scale

Look Beyond The Scale

Losing weight is sometimes a difficult battle, chances are many of us have tried many different weight loss programs and may have even had some luck with losing a few pounds. Most have had a really hard time keeping it off long term. A weight loss program that incorporates as many scientific tools as possible helps optimize long-term weight loss …

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What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. A subconjunctival hemorrhage is similar to an ordinary bruise on the skin — it’s like a bruise of the eye. It usually appears as a single, concentrated spot of red, or many scattered red splotches, on the white of the eye. The redness is blood under the conjunctiva, a clear membrane that covers …

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Is Your Qi Ballanced? How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

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 the International Journal of Obesity proved that weight loss …

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