April 5, 2020 - Sunday

South Palm Beach Edition

“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

by Dr. Robin Sykes Many women are reluctant to talk about the changes that occur “down under” as we age. Often times symptoms begin as early as after child birth, but then become worse with natural changes associated with decrease in hormone levels and the passage of time. Symptoms range from stress incontinence (leakage), laxity of the tissue and decrease …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

A new, noninvasive technology that screens people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease long before symptoms develop, and early enough to do something about it. The Soteria Cardiac Platform will revolutionize the way we screen, test, and treat Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis are often used interchangeable. Simply put, we are referring to changes in the artery wall that: …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

3) Lying Down When lying down, the breast tissue spreads out evenly along the chest wall. Place a pillow under your right shoulder and your right arm behind your head. Using your left hand, move the pads of your fingers around your right breast gently in small circular motions covering the entire breast area and armpit. Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. Breast cancer occurs almost …

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Gum Recession: When Should I See Someone?

Gum Recession:

Written by the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida When it comes to our gums, there can be a lot of confusion about how they should look and what constitutes healthy. Some people have a higher visible gum line while others have much less. Our gums cover the jawbone which supports our teeth at the root. The top half of …

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Safety: What you can’t hear CAN hurt you.

What you can’t hear CAN hurt you

In the United States today, there are 36 million people living with untreated hearing loss.There are many reasons why each and every one of them should seek hearing care, including improvementof quality of life, but the foremost reason is SAFETY. Studies have shown that hearing impairment not only affects business, social and personal relationships, it also causes reduced alertness, and …

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Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman It is every patient’s goal is to have their hair restored in a way that is safe, comfortable but most importantly, undetectable. Thankfully, today, minimally-invasive hair transplant techniques like NeoGraft FUE and ARTAS Robotic System, the use of small grafts called follicular units along with careful artistic design makes this absolutely possible. Further evidence of …

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Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction has been around for many years and should have made traditional liposuction obsolete by now, however many physicians are still performing traditional liposuction for several reasons. It can be performed under general anesthesia, and there is no large investment involved as there is with a laser technology. When a patient is put under general anesthesia, the trauma that …

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Why do I have Uveitis?

Uveitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera (white of the eye). The eye is shaped like a tennis ball, with three different layers of tissue surrounding the central …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker How the Lymphatic System Works What does edema have to do with your lymphatic system? The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways. Through its network of vessels and ducts, it works as a filtration system for body fluid entering into the blood stream. This fluid is referred to as “lymph” fluid, which is …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

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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One Another

One and 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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Fitness is Fun at ILoveKickboxing

Fitness is Fun at ILoveKickboxing

Whether you are looking to lose weight or get toned, ILoveKickboxing is a fun alternative to the normal exercise routine. The concept is simple: members warm up for 15 to 20 minutes doing stretches, burpees, squats and other exercises before taking out their daily frustrations on the bags for 25 to 30 minutes, working through six three-minute bag rounds. This …

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Help Your Heart, Get a Hearing Test

Help Your Heart,

Getting a Hearing Test Just May Help Your Heart, Says the Better Hearing Institute in Recognition of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day® Research out of the University of Wisconsin in Madison has reconfirmed the link between hearing and cardiovascular health, suggesting that hearing loss may be an early sign of cardiovascular disease in seemingly healthy middle-aged people. …

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The Many Options for Replacing Teeth

The Many Options for Replacing Teeth

Written by the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida It has been said that the first thing someone notices about you is your mouth, or smile. If you are afraid to smile because you have one or more missing teeth, just know that there is more than just one option for replacing them. At Advanced Dentistry South Florida, we hear …

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Focus on the Face

Focus on the Face

You look in the mirror in the morning, and the face that greets you makes you exclaim “My face is falling”. It can be hard to put your “best face forward” when you know that no amount of makeup or sleep will fill in the hollows of your cheeks, or take away the sad expression around your mouth. Often times, …

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How to Spot, Diagnose and treat Hair Loss

Treat Hair Loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Roughly 80 million men and women in the U.S. suffer from hair loss. This may sound like a daunting figure, but in reality most hair loss cases today are treatable – thanks to several decades of advanced medical research and high-tech treatment development. However, the most important weapon in the battle against baldness is a …

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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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Fitness is Fun at ILoveKickboxing

Fitness is Fun at ILoveKickboxing

Whether you are looking to lose weight or get toned, ILoveKickboxing is a fun alternative to the normal exercise routine. The concept is simple: members warm up for 15 to 20 minutes doing stretches, burpees, squats and other exercises before taking out their daily frustrations on the bags for 25 to 30 minutes, working through six three-minute bag rounds. This …

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WHY IS MY CHILD STRUGGLING? And what can I do about it?

WHY IS MY CHILD STRUGGLING

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s an all-too-familiar story. Parents and their child(ren) sitting across the desk from me, hoping, searching, and desperate for guidance. Comments such as: • “If it’s something he wants to do, he does it, if not, there’s a battle.” • “He just needs to make better choices.” • “I think it’s just a kid thing.” • …

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