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Medicare Enrollment

Getting the most from your health plan is important to many seniors but it is not always easy to navigate your way through all of the benefit plans and options. Your plan choices may vary depending on the county in which you live, the medical conditions you have, and your financial status. It is important to review your benefits each …

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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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Rolling with the Changes

Rolling with the Changes

Rolling with the changes continues for Florida Medical Marijuana Health Centers as they plan to grow into America’s first Marijuana based national chain. The owners of the centers, Jerry Lee and Rob Fronrath recently signed an agreement with Canovis Health Centers of America. A merger that parlays into a name change and a national company. In the weeks to come …

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5 Second Low Dose CT Scans for Dental Surgery

5 Second Low Dose CT Scans for Dental Surgery

3D Technology has truly changed the way dental surgeons are able to plan and perform procedures. CT scans allow the surgeon to see anatomical structures in a very accurate fashion. In simple terms, having the ability to view the precise location of important areas such as nerves and sinuses prior to surgery can help avoid risky procedures and complications during …

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Developing Discipline

Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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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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Low Libido? How Can I Fix It?

Low Libido? How Can I Fix It?

Low libido is a lack of or decrease in sex drive, which in medical terminology is called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD. Both men and women can have low libido, but the loss of sexual desire is one of women’s most serious sexual concerns and can be affected by physical as well as emotional issues. Just because you may …

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HAVE YOU TRIED BRAIN YOGA??

HAVE YOU TRIED BRAIN YOGA??

Very often clinics, websites, brochures and information cards that describe Neurofeedback will call it “Exercise for your Brain”. We’re guilty of this in our own literature. The problem with this is that Neurofeedback is more like BRAIN YOGA than it is like exercise. I’ve said this before in our brochure: “Neurofeedback, also known as EEG biofeedback, or brain training has …

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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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UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING ANXIETY

In my 35 years of practicing clinical psychology, I encountered a multitude of clients exhibiting difficulties with anxiety. Everyone experiences anxiety at times. Situations such as meeting a deadline, taking a test, having a job interview, or meeting new people often contribute to feelings of nervousness or fear. Mild anxiety can increase a person’s awareness, help them focus on challenging …

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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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RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

RejuvaEnhancement® a Groundbreaking New Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease and Penile Enlargement

Peyronie’s Disease Peyronie’s disease is defined as relating to symptoms. Peyronies is a build up of scar tissue in the penis that causes a curvature or bend in the erected penis. This disorder typically causes a great deal of pain during intercourse Go Beyond Medication – Treat the Root Cause Simply Men’s Health is a leader in men’s health 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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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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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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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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Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Written By Thomas Gregory – U.S. Navy Veteran Established in 1952 under Title 38 of the United States Code, Congress created two types of benefits for war Veterans and their survivors within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The first is “compensation for service-related disability or death” and second, “a pension for non-service connected disability or death”. A little-known VA pension, …

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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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Painful Sex & Intimacy

Painful Sex & Intimacy

It looks something like this…you go on a date night, have a great evening with dinner and maybe a couple of drinks, great conversation, laughs and you are feeling loving and affectionate with your partner. As the evening starts to wind down, on the way home, something changes. You start thinking about what’s going to happen next. You start worrying, …

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