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“Where Calcium Goes, Death Follows”

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. Sir William Osler, one of the 20th Century’s greatest physician-teachers, spoke these words as he witnessed autopsies and surgeries, and saw that calcium deposits in the patients’ arteries dulled the surgeon’s scalpels. Today we attribute a great many chronic diseases to abnormal deposits of calcium, including arthritis, cataracts, diabetes, spinal stenosis, nerve entrapment, hearing loss …

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The Dangers Of “Yo-Yo” Dieting To Your Health – And Your Hair.

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Face it. We’ve all been there. Maybe it was when your pants felt a little tight or your shirt didn’t button smoothly. “Diet time,” you declared enthusiastically, and you immediately went on a crash diet to shed those unwanted pounds fast. You succeed at shedding the unwanted weight, but in the process you lost important …

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What Is Stargardt Disease?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Stargardt disease is the most common form of inherited juvenile macular degeneration. The progressive vision loss associated with Stargardt disease is caused by the death of specialized, light-sensitive photoreceptor cells in the central portion of the retina called the macula. The retina is the layer of tissue lining the back of the eye, …

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Multi-Cervical Unit Successfully Eliminated My Chronic Neck Pain

By Marc A. Weinberg, DC Chronic pain affects more than 100 million Americans each year, more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Unfortunately it is not uncommon for those suffering from a chronic pain to only find temporary relief from treatment options. Some patients try so many failed treatments that they finally resign to the fact that the pain …

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Turn Back the Clock with No DownTime

Turn Back the Clock with No DownTime

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Can you think of all the claims made for a facelift without surgery? No needles no knives? Chances are that yes you have. Most likely you may be one of the millions looking for the fountain of youth.  While there have been many technologies out there that can represent that claim, the fact is that it …

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Suggestions for Selecting an Investment Advisor

By Scott Altschul, Senior Vice President, Florida District, Key Private Bank How do you build a relationship with a professional who can understand your investment goals and help you develop personalized solutions to protect, grow and eventually transition your wealth? According to the Financial Planning Association, financial planning is the long-term process of wisely managing your finances so you can …

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Different Causes of Obesity and Treatment with Acupuncture

Different Causes of Obesity and Treatment with Acupuncture

By Stephen Sedita, AP Obesity is medically defined as being 20% or higher above the normal weight.  With years of clinical experience in successfully treating weight loss Dr. Meng has found many patients misunderstand causes of obesity; often only thinking of body fat resulting from overeating.  While fat is the most obvious source of extra weight it’s not the only …

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Fitbella – Live Fitter & Better

The knowledgable and friendly staff at Fitbella, a weight loss and fitness center, have proven to be successful at providing a natural and healthy way for women to lose weight, get fit and live better. If you are tired of trying numerous diets and exercise programs but not getting the results you would like; the unique approach that Fitbella offers …

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Ringing in the Ears? Make It Stop!

By Dana Luzon, Au.D. Introducing New AGX Hearing Technology for Treatment of Tinnitus Audiology and Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches is pleased to announce the latest technology solution for the treatment of tinnitus, the AGXs3sTinnitus. Tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears,” is a debilitating symptom that impacts millions of Americans. Tinnitus causes a person to hear ringing or buzzing …

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Be Active! Get Out! Exercise and Run!

By Dr. Karl Michel For many of us, the spring weather has arrived or is on the way. My favorite time of year! The cool, breezy weather is welcomed by most as relief from those cold winter days.  It is the perfect time of the year to start exercising.  What would drive someone to jump out of bed in the …

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Have Migraines? Train Your Brain to Relieve the Pain

By Ed Pigott, Ph.D. and Michael Cohen, Director Janice, a 34 year old therapist came to our center on day 3 of her migraine. Even with medications, her migraines would usually last between 2 to 5 days. She had dealt with headaches for 15 years and had just heard of neurofeedback treatment. When she arrived, her headache was a 5 …

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Eliminate Chronic Shoulder Pain

By Dan Goldstein, PT, O/SCS, ATC, GFS Chronic shoulder pain, which can be caused by a number of reasons, is a common problem that prompts more than four million Americans to seek medical treatment each year. When all moving parts of the shoulder are considered, it is no surprise why so many people experience shoulder pain. The shoulder area is …

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DEFY YOUR DNA: THE FUTURE OF PREVENTATIVE HEALTH

By David W. Feld, MD, Jupiter Obgyn EPIGENETICS: Definition Why do we age? Why do some of us age better than others? Why, when you least expect it, does an acquaintance, or a loved one, suddenly die from cancer, or heart disease, or a stroke? Why is breast cancer and other illnesses, on the rise? It has been said that …

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Improving Vision After Cataract Surgery

By David A. Goldman MD Cataract surgery has come a long way over the past few decades. Hospital admissions with sandbags placed on either side of the head have become outpatient procedures with patients going out for lunch or dinner that same day. Intraocular lens technology has improved as well; with some patients no longer requiring glasses anymore. Some patients …

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National Nutrition Month – Vitamins are Important Too! Vitamin D Deficiency and Its Effects

By Paul Cain, Ph.D. and Donna Holm, CPA Aging brings about symptoms one may never have experienced in his or her younger years: fatigue, general muscle pain and weakness, joint pain, poor concentration, restless sleep – the list goes on. These symptoms may be the result of normal wear and tear on the body over the years.  They are also …

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What is Neuromuscular Dentistry and TMD?

By Dr. Natalia Tsar TMD, sometimes called TMJ, is a cycle of pain, muscle spasms, and jaw joint problems that results when the teeth, chewing muscles, and jaw joints don’t work together harmoniously. The letters “TMD” stand for Temporomandibular Dysfunction. This refers to problems with muscles and joints that join the lower jaw to the base of the skull. Symptoms …

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ELECTRO-SOUND LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE OF PALM BEACH

Introducing the latest in state-of-the-art technology targeted to alleviate the symptoms associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome By Dana Chauncey Lesser, CLT What is Electro-Sound Lymphatic Drainage Therapy? Electro-Sound Lymphatic Drainage is a soothing, pain-free one-hour accelerated method of cleansing and detoxifying the Lymphatic System. The results include increased circulation, released blockages, proper elimination, cell nourishment and an enhanced immune system. …

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Condition Of The Heart

By Terry Hoskins Most people who come for counseling are seeking a solution to a problem. Whether they are dealing with addiction, bitterness, depression, anger, or any other issue, the common goal is a desire to uncover the root of the problem. Understanding the root of the problem is, of course, the best way to apply an adequate solution. The …

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

While growing older can be wonderful, it quite often brings with it a host of challenges.  Many seniors deal with health and mobility issues and need help to navigate through their daily lives.  Moving into an assisted living facility is one solution and there are quite a few of them to choose from. Before doing so, it’s important to formulate …

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Floaters and Flashes

Floaters and Flashes

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – WHAT ARE FLOATERS? 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 gel or cells inside the vitreous, the …

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