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As I Age My Teeth Are Looking Longer – How Can I Stop This?

As I Age My Teeth Are Looking Longer – How Can I Stop This?

There are a great number of reasons why teeth can look longer as we age. One reason is the loss of supporting gum and bone around the teeth which exposed more tooth structure. Gum and bone loss can happen at a slow continuous rate or occur very quickly. The cause of this loss is often due to gum recession. What …

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The Relationship between Nutrition and Brain/Mental Health

The Relationship between Nutrition and Brain/Mental Health

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT We’ve all heard this saying before…but what would you say if I told you, “What you eat affects how you feel”? The fuel we give our body is the same fuel we give our brains. So it’s not a surprise that if you eat overly processed foods or too many sugars, …

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What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. CBD is non-psychoactive which means that it will not get the user high. Because …

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What is Macular Degeneration?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details …

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Pterygia and South Florida

By David A. Goldman MD Apterygium is a fibrovascular growth that typically starts from the conjunctiva (skin of the eyeball) on the nasal side and grows onto the cornea. These are almost always the result of longtime sun exposure; thus, they are very common here in southern Florida. During my residency in Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, there was literally …

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MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS STICK

MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS STICK

Lose weight? Check. Start exercising? Check. Stop smoking? Check. It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. In addition to the post-holiday slump, not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January may increase your anxiety. When your holiday decorations are packed up and …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

It’s hard to imagine sometimes, that children or young adults can suffer from anxiety. What do they have to be worried about? Without careers, bills, mortgages, and financial or family responsibilities, their lives are simple and easy. The truth is that anxiety is a pattern of neuron firing in the brain that can be present from birth. Brain neural patterns …

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The Arrival

The Arrival

Do you ever find yourself in what seems like a hopeless situation? Is your life so hectic that you wish for just a moment of peace? Do you wish you laughed more, stopped to smell the roses, and enjoyed life more easily? Are relationships in your life broken – do you long for love? If you answered “yes” to any …

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USHealth Group Featuring Jennifer Finazzo

USHealth Group Featuring Jennifer Finazzo

TAKING CARE OF YOUR FAMILY … & YOUR BUDGET Small Businesses | Self-Employed | Families | Individuals USHealth Group is an innovator in the industry with over 100 collective years of experience. Our health coverage products are designed to meet the needs of the individual and small business insurance market. Headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, our insurance companies are licensed …

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The Cost of Hearing Aids: Common Misconceptions

The Cost of Hearing Aids: Common Misconceptions

Making the appropriate hearing device choices is essential for long-term hearing attainment. Failing to make those decisions based on widespread misconceptions and misunderstandings is unfortunately all too common for seniors. Thirty-five million Americans have hearing loss, and many of them do not get the proper treatment that they need. For someone with hearing loss, communication can be difficult, but it …

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Seniors Aging in Place

Seniors Aging in Place

For today’s seniors, the desire to stay at home is strong. In fact, the modern elderly population is much different from its past counterparts. Almost 90% of people over 65 want to live in their home and community as long as possible, according to a report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Conference of State Legislatures. A …

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Hair Restoration Tools and Treatments TO CELEBRATE

Hair Restoration Tools and Treatments TO CELEBRATE

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician From robots to lasers and stem cell therapy to advanced pharmaceuticals, hair loss sufferers have a lot to be thankful for. Hair loss can be a painful process for both men and women. While it is commonly dismissed as merely a cosmetic problem, it often isn’t the physical symptoms …

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How to stay at a Healthy Weight through the Holiday Season

How to stay at a Healthy Weight through the Holiday Season

The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method is a medically designed, physician supervised protocol that we offer our patients here at MD Beauty Labs. What makes this diet different from other diets is that this protocol allows you to lose the weight without sparing muscle mass which is crucial because muscle is responsible for burning fat. The protocol was developed in …

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Medical Marijuana Goes Mainstream

Medical Marijuana Goes Mainstream

It’s been Twenty-two years since the first American state legalized Medical Marijuana. In the Spring of 1996 California changed the direction of health, healing, and happiness in America. This was after decades of countless arguments and court battles between the doctors with their scientific research and the legal titans with their politics. Ultimately Medical Science prevailed proving the facts that …

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What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease, occurs when blood vessels in the retina change. Sometimes these vessels swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In other cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina. The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue that …

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REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy REJUVAnation Medical Center is a leader and pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine and a R3 Stem cell clinic, a national leader in stem cell therapy. Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell therapy has been used hundreds of thousands of times worldwide for regeneration and repair of body tissue. Stem cell …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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The Cornea

Although people may have heard the word ‘cornea’ in reference to the eye, many are unaware of what is really refers to. While diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration affect the back of the eye, the cornea is in the front of the eye. In fact, the cornea is the most anterior structure of the eye. It is the …

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Can I Wait Another Year Before Getting Hearing Aids? Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing Loss and Dementia

Age-related hearing loss is often thought of as a normal part of growing older, but preventing and treating hearing loss is critical, not only for maintaining hearing, but also more importantly, for brain function. Over the past decade, there have been more and more evidential conclusions on studies related to hearing loss and cognitive decline. Why are these disorders so …

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