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Captioning Telephones Free for Individuals with Hearing Difficulties

Captioning Telephones

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Captioning telephones work like a standard phone for the user but connect to the internet to gather captions of words spoken by the individual on the other end of the line. The captions are displayed on the base of the phone near the receiver. The service is paid for …

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Cataract Surgery in 2023: What should you expect?

By David A. Goldman MD – While there are certainly new developments in cataract surgery every year, these pale in comparison to the innovations that occur over decades. While many of the technologies discussed in this article are currently available in trials, it is important to remember that they are still in trials for a reason. Once safety data has …

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I Want a Dental Implant But I Will Be Leaving Soon For the Summer… What Can I Do?

I Want a Dental Implant But I Will Be Leaving Soon For the Summer… What Can I Do?

Many of our “snowbird” patients run into this dilemma during the late winter and early spring.  This particular question is one we are asked routinely with good cause.  Understanding the steps of dental implant therapy can help simplify the decision process when it comes to timing treatment around your schedule. The Process: Dental implants can be used in many different …

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Pain Relief Treatment from the Leaders in Industry

Pain Relief Treatment

Treating the underlying cause of acute pain and chronic discomfort is essential. Having a comprehensive evaluation to define your level of nerve damage, inflammation, and degenerative disease are critical steps to improving your outcome. An experienced physician will walk you through the best treatment options available depending on your specific circumstances after they determine and streamline your underlying diagnosis. When …

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Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone is produced primarily by specialized cells of the testicles known as Leydig cells and is controlled by the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis. Along with sex drive, testosterone controls a variety of factors that often go overlooked by the majority of individuals and their physicians. In men, testosterone regulates several functions many which of include weight management, bone density, fat distribution, red …

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Is PRP the Answer to Your Hair Loss?

Is PRP the Answer to your hair loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Over the past few years, interest in PRP, or platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair regrowth has exploded as more physicians and patients become familiar with the cutting-edge treatment, which has proven itself as a viable way to stimulate scalp follicles to improve, enhance and regrow hair. In addition to …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Health Centers: New Locations to Serve You

Patients with seizures, cancer, chronic pain, and anxiety, just to name a few, are reporting incredible healing through Medical marijuana (MM). When they’ve finally had enough of western medicine, and it’s ability to ONLY treat their “symptoms” and not their disorder, that’s when patients are grasping onto alternative treatment options. For those that have found help through MM, their words …

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The Elderly and Their Safety – Prevent Falls and Fatalities

The Elderly and Their Safety—

If you’ve ever received the harrowing phone call from a friend or relative, “Your mom is in the hospital; she fell down the stairs” or, “your dad tripped over the curb and hit his head on the pavement,” then you are aware of the dangers seniors face every day living on their own. Did you know that adults over 65 …

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How Breakthrough Technology Is Solving Most Back Pain – One Herniated Disc At A Time…

How Breakthrough Technology Is Solving Most Back Pain – One Herniated Disc At A Time…

Technology has drastically changed the world. You have to admit – nothing has had a greater impact on how you live each and every day of your life. For example…. Think back only 22 years with me. The year is 1996. I don’t know about you…but… I didn’t even know what the Internet was then, but back then I had …

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Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

by Dr. Jonathan Chung One of the most common and troublesome problems that I’m noticing in my practice is a condition known as Temporomandibular joint dysfuction, or TMD for short. In fact, many of you may have heard someone talk about their TMJ or having TMD, but didn’t quite know what it was. TMD involves the joint that connects your …

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Alone It’s Just a Hearing Aid

Alone It’s Just a Hearing Aid

By: Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Contributions by: Linda Logan, M.A. As an audiologist, I see many patients who have been to other clinics in the area and their hearing aids are not fitting properly or are not adjusted correctly to meet their listening needs. When it comes to hearing aids, it’s not about the …

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Are you Chronically Anxious?

Are you Chronically Anxious?

Neurofeedback Helps Chronic Anxiety without Medication By Mike Cohen, Director Center for Brain Take a moment to answer these questions: Do you feel fearful? Do feelings of fear “come out of nowhere”? Do you worry excessively about situations or events, out of proportion to their chances of happening? Do your worries result in physical symptoms such as sweating, nausea and …

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Are Hormones Driving You Mad?

Are Hormones Driving You Mad

by Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Hormones are literally one of the body’s important driving forces. They are chemicals made by glands and act to control certain actions of cells and organs which make them messengers of the body. Hormones play a critical role in several areas of our body. They control many facets of our emotional and physical health. If you …

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I Have A Wait Problem

I Have A Wait Problem

By 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 …

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that grow beneath the retina and disrupt vision. These blood vessels grow in an area called the choroid, the area between the retina and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The choroid supplies oxygen and nutrients to the eye. CNVM occur when new …

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Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

By David A. Goldman MD – Throughout my career I have seen patients come to me for second opinions, and I have also had patients ask me if I would ‘mind’ if they saw another specialist for a second opinion. For the patient, seeking a second opinion is a difficult thing to do. To begin, he or she may not …

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Patients with RLS May Actually Have an Undiagnosed Circulation Condition

Patients with RLS May Actually Have an Undiagnosed Circulation Condition

Restless Leg Syndrome, also called RLS, is the irresistible urge to move the legs, usually accompanied by an uncomfortable sensation in the legs. Patients usually have symptoms in the evening and nighttime, interfering with their ability to rest and sleep. It has historically been treated with medications that require daily dosing. There is no definitive test for RLS; patients have …

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Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

As we age we thrive to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve our quality of life. “Healthy aging” is a very accurate term for what we are aiming for. So how can we achieve “healthy longevity”? It is exciting to report that now there actually is a cutting-edge treatment that has become a very promising tool in our fight against …

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Unhealthy Hair & Scalp? Try a Scalp Makeover!

Unhealthy Hair & Scalp?

By Dr Alan J Bauman MD ABHRS Itchy, flaky dandruff? Oily, limp hair? Hair thinning, shedding or breakage? Frizzy, dull or flyaway hair? Burning or irritated scalp from color or perms? These symptoms and other scalp conditions you can see and feel might be signs that your scalp and hair are not as healthy as they should be. If a …

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Self-Treating for Hearing Loss: More Harm Than Good

Self-Treating for Hearing Loss: More Harm Than Good

By Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology If you’re just starting your better-hearing journey, you’ve probably turned to the Internet for help, guidance, and advice. What you found was most likely the ever-increasing amount of information about “cheaper,” “quicker” hearing solutions like personal sound-amplification products (PSAPs) and over-the-counter hearing devices (OTCs). But what are you really getting …

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