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Does Sagging Skin Have You Down

Does Sagging Skin Have You Down

We can all relate to looking in the mirror, turning our head from side to side and using our fingers to pull that skin along our jawline up and back. Instantly our face looks better and we think “just this little change makes me look so much younger!” We want a natural, refreshed look and we want that youthful change …

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Navigating the Medicare Puzzle

Navigating the Medicare Puzzle

Does Medicare confuse you? You are not alone. Medicare is a complicated program. Wisely managing your Medicare benefits starts with understanding the facts. Age 65 is a critical time in your life. The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on your health, welfare, finances and quality of life Insurance issue and changes can be confusing. Trusting just …

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HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE FLYING

Staying healthy when you fly starts with being well prepared. Here are ten pre-boarding secrets, from frequent fliers, on what to do to protect yourself from cold, flus, allergies and other ills. 1. Salt Therapy session before the big day Salt halotherapy is an all-natural way to keep your family healthy by preventing colds and boosting their immune system. Exposure …

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Laser Periodontal Therapy: Saving Your Teeth Without Traditional Surgery

Laser Periodontal Therapy

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – One of the most common diseases we face in our lifetime is periodontal disease.  This typically painless disease involves infection and loss of the supporting gum and bone around our teeth. As the gum tissues become inflamed and bone is lost, the chances of losing our teeth increases considerably. Many of us …

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Sciatica, Bulging Discs, Herniated Discs and Arthritis – What’s the ONE THING they All Have in Common?

Sciatica, Bulging Discs, Herniated Discs and Arthritis

Back pain is one of the most common yet misunderstood conditions on the entire planet. And if you have back pain you know exactly what I mean. Chances are, if you have back pain, you may have been told you either have sciatica, bulging or herniated discs or arthritis (degenerative disc disease). Sciatica If a doctor told you that you …

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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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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That’s more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking, and even more so knowing that more than half of those …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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What Is Macular Telangiectasia?

What Is Macular Telangiectasia

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular telangiectasia is a disease affecting the macula, causing loss of central vision. The macula is a small area in the retina the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye  that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details clearly. Macular telangiectasia develops when there are problems with the …

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Doesn’t Mean You Need Surgery – Alternative Therapy Approved by the FDA for Knee Arthritis Relief

Knee Pain

Do you have knee pain? Does it keep you from certain activities? Do you take medication for knee pain? Do you have knee pain after exercise? Do you have difficulty going up and downstairs? Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Have you tried everything to get rid of knee pain without success? If you have answered yes to any of …

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Hearing Care Is Health Care

Hearing Care Is Healthcare

By Dana Luzon, Au. D. , CCC-A, FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology When choosing a doctor for any healthcare need, how do you find someone who will take care of that health issue? Doctors, friends, and family members often have someone they know and trust who can help with your hearing care needs. But when it comes to finding a …

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One Another

One Another

It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really shouldn’t be surprised. Conflict between people has existed since Cain and Abel – and it’s not getting …

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Why You Should Care About Your Scalp’s Health

Why You Should Care About Your Scalp’s Health

Most individuals believe they know how healthy their hair is based on what they can see, but they aren’t aware of their scalp status and how it can affect overall hair health. Think of the head like a garden. Just as the earth needs healthy soil that’s nurtured through water and fertilization, the scalp should be free of product buildup …

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If It Doesn’t Hurt, Do I Have To Treat It?

If It Doesn’t Hurt, Do I Have To Treat It?

One of the most dangerous things about periodontal disease (the disease that causes gum and jaw bone loss) is that it typically is painless until it becomes severe. Periodontal disease has recently been found to occur in 1 of 2 adults over the age of 30. This incredible finding tells us that this disease occurs more often than diabetes. Unfortunately, …

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A Gentle Approach to Spinal Stenosis

A Gentle Approach to Spinal Stenosis

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Spinal stenosis – when the name is sometimes worse than the problem Main causes of spinal stenosis Is chiropractic safe for patients with stenosis? There are thousands of people every year with neck pain or back pain that go to a doctor’s office, get an MRI, and end up with a diagnosis of spinal stenosis. If …

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Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Look Younger Naturally with an Established Technique In psychology, there have been numerous studies on the social and psychological effects that appearance has on many individuals. If we’re feeling insecure, social withdrawal or having difficulty looking someone in the eyes and maintaining confidence can unfortunately be diminished. A study called, Beauty in Mind: The Effects of Physical Attractiveness on Psychological …

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Are There CBD Oil Products that are 100% THC Free?

Are There CBD Oil Products that are 100% THC Free?

While all cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil is non-psychoactive, some patients have special reasons for wanting to completely avoid the fractional 0.3% trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the remains in broad spectrum hemp oils. As of recently, zero-THC (0.0%) hemp oil products have been made available.  Demands for CBD hemp oils are rapidly rising, as scientists discover that CBD can potentially …

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Executive Hair Restoration Experience: Hair… Like a Boss!

Executive Hair Restoration Experience: Hair… Like a Boss!

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Thanks to new advanced surgical techniques and technology, a growing number of men and women are making the decision to undergo transformational hair restoration treatments.  But new treatment options aren’t the only driving force behind these growing numbers.  A new concierge medical service, the Executive Hair Restoration Experience℠, is …

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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is when blood does not flow properly to your eye’s optic nerve, eventually causing lasting damage to this nerve. With ION, you suddenly lose your vision in one or both of your eyes. The optic nerve carries signals from your eyes to the brain. Your brain then turns these …

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Therapy to enhance longevity, brain function and recovery from drug and alcohol dependence

Therapy to enhance longevity, brain function

Retaining brain health and function is a paramount concern for all of us, especially as we age. The function of the brain can decline rapidly and almost overnight. However, there’s good news on the anti-aging front that can help improve not only our brain function, but other aspects of our health as well.  There is a coenzyme in all living …

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