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AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

AVOID BACK AND SPINE SURGERIES!!!

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD Back surgeries can fail for a devastatingly simple reason; the operation was not the right treatment, because the surgeon never pinpointed the source of the pain. As a result, patients may be just as miserable as they were before, or worse off. Unfortunately a desperate number choose to try surgery again. This is usually the wrong …

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Considering BOTOX or Juvederm? Consider Your Dentist!

Considering BOTOX or Juvederm?

By the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida When most people decide to get BOTOX and dermal fillers, they think of visiting a plastic surgeon. While this has been the case for many years, more people are starting to visit their dentist to get their treatments done. If this comes as a surprise to you, it shouldn’t. One of our …

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What Do vitamins Do in the Body?

What Do vitamins Do in the Body?

Basically, your body needs vitamins in order to work properly, and it needs different vitamins to help perform specific activities like produce energy, protect cells from damage, guide mineral utilization, and regulate cell and tissue growth. If your body doesn’t get enough of the vitamins it needs, it could lead to deficiencies and altered function that over time may foster …

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How Do I Get Rid of This ANXIETY and DEPRESSION?

ANXIETY and DEPRESSION?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC We typically think of Anxiety and Depression as part of our personality or ways that we “are”, I’m depressed or I’m anxious. They describe us. But Anxiety and Depression should not be regarded as parts of our persona but rather as patterns in the brain that are brought on by an external force…. physical or emotional …

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Feng Shui For Life

Feng Shui

Feng Shui is the ancient practice of wind and water. It is a fun and inspiring way to explore different ideas to improve your life; bringing in greatness. Juli Edwards, owner of Healthy Life Salon in Boca Raton, can provide you with a Feng Shui Chart. Juli has been practicing Feng Shui since 2009. She has devised two different types …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait until it’s too …

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Protect Your Eyes from Harmful UV Light

Protect Your Eyes from Harmful UV Light

Every day of the year we are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. This is true whether it is winter or summer or sunny or cloudy outside. Since UV radiation is invisible to the eye, we often don’t realize how much exposure we are getting. Most people are aware that the sun can cause burning, wrinkling and other …

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Understanding & Effectively Managing Your Chronic Limb Swelling

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker A compression pump is widely recognized as effective treatment option for limb swelling. Compression pumps are a safe way to assist your body’s circulatory system in moving the excess fluid which has accumulated in the limb and can cause painful swelling, non-healing wounds, heaviness, and discomfort decreasing your mobility. The compression pump is a gentle massaging technique …

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A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

By Dr. Laszlo Mate The MINDSET study is a phase 3 clinical research study evaluating a new investigational treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. This study drug, known as RVT-101, is being studied as an add-on therapy to donepezil (sometimes known as Aricept®), the most widely used medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease today. In a previous 684-patient clinical study, the combination …

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Life Hacks for Better Living: 5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

Life’s “To Do” list can be pretty daunting. And often, getting started on something is the hardest part. This can be especially true for addressing hearing loss. In fact, most people wait roughly seven years to do anything about it once they realize they have hearing loss. And that’s too bad — research shows that when people treat even just …

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Hair Loss has Deep Rooted Effects on Women

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Until you start to lose it. Over 30 million women in the U.S. are suffering from hair loss or thinning, and while hair loss is often falsely thought of as merely a cosmetic problem, surveys and studies have found that hair loss can have wide-ranging effects on those …

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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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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation

An estimated 2.7–6.1 million people in the United States have Atrial Fibrillation (often called AFib or AF). With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase. Afib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. During AFib, the normal beating in the upper chambers of the heart (the two atria) is irregular, and blood doesn’t flow …

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Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to help maintain your quality of life. Some type of sight-threatening eye problem affects one in six adults age 45 and older. And the risk for vision loss only increases with age. In fact, a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) report estimates that more than 43 …

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Your Health by Numbers – What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

What Is Metabolic Syndrome

By Susan Peacock MSRDN Your body lives by rules measured by numbers. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing …

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The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

By the Doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida Ok, so you’re probably thinking there’s no way you’re saving money by visiting your dentist. However, it’s true! For the past three to four decades, studies have shown that the impact of poor oral health on the body’s overall health can be quite dangerous, leading to out-of-pocket expenses for the treatment of …

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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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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

When most people think of having veins treated, they are usually concerned with spider veins and varicose veins on their legs. However, with increasing frequency over the last ten years, there is a growing interest in eradicating ugly hand veins and with the advent of modern venous treatment techniques such as laser and sclerotherapy, hand veins can be safely treated …

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Is your hair color poisoning your body?

Is your hair color poisoning your body?

75% of American women color their hair, of this 38 million women turn to a professional hairstylist to change the shade of their locks. In the past ammonia has been the only option in hair color to lighten or darken locks permanently. Previously, ammonia has been used in permanent hair color to give better, long lasting tint and allows for …

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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause is an inevitable part of a woman’s life, whether brought on by necessary surgery or the natural progression of time. The symptoms often interfere with daily living and change women in a way that interferes with positive self image and emotions. As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women …

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