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Licensed Medicare Consultants – Helps Navigate you Through Medicare’s Confusing Maze

Licensed Medicare Consultants – Helps Navigate you Through Medicare’s Confusing Maze

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. Medicare can be confusing: Licensed Medicare Consultants of …

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Shedding Light on Alopecia Areata

Traction Alocepia before and 4 months After PRP by Dr. Alan Bauman

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month and it’s an important opportunity for those suffering from alopecia areata and other less common forms of hair loss, like cicatricial (scarring) alopecia, to get educated about effective new hair restoration options that can help. About Alopecia Areata According to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, over 6.8 million …

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Sinus, Sinusitis and the Allergist

Sinus, Sinusitis and the Allergist

“My head hurts, my nose is stuffy and it runs like a faucet. I have sinusitis. ” From the desk of Dr. Walter M. Ryan, III But what is sinusitis. As with most terms in medicine – the “itis” ending means inflammation. Inflammation is a way for the body to protect itself, and help with the healing process. The inflammatory …

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MD Beauty Labs Invests in State-of-the-Art Aesthetic Devices for Their Patient’s Best Outcomes

MD Beauty Labs Invests in State-of-the-Art Aesthetic Devices for Their Patient’s Best Outcomes

We all want to look and feel our best, but savvy patients today want to avoid cosmetic surgery since there are alternative noninvasive procedures that are incredibly effective. These procedures offer in-office treatment and much less expensive. MD Beauty Labs offers groundbreaking technology for their patients that provides surgical-like results with no incisional scars, less downtime, and long-lasting results. In …

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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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“Cut” your tub?

“Cut” your tub?

Why this easy, inexpensive project can add serious home safety One Day Bath’s TubcuT® adds convenience and protection for all ages When was the last time you faced the need for a home project that you knew would absolutely solve your problem and also go easy on your wallet? For most homeowners, there’s usually an endless list of modifications and …

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Common Myths About Your Eyes

Common Myths About Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science. Sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes Your mom may have warned you …

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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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Benefits of Multi-Therapy Approach to Hair Loss

Benefits of Multi-Therapy Approach to Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, which means it is a great time to become aware of and educated about the many tools and treatments available to help the 80 million Americans suffering from unwanted hair loss. Don’t be fooled, hair loss is more than a simple cosmetic problem, it is a medical …

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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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FACET JOINT INJECTIONS FOR BACK PAIN

FACET JOINT INJECTIONS FOR BACK PAIN

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD Neck (cervical), mid back (thoracic) and low back (lumbar) pain are common ailments which can be acute or chronic.  This may be debilitating and stop people from their usual activities of daily living. As many do not know, this pain from the spine can easily be treated by a qualified Interventional Pain Management Specialists, like Dr. …

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Silhouette Instalift – A Game Changer for Non-Surgical Facial Contouring and Body Contouring

A Game Changer for Non-Surgical Facial Contouring and Body Contouring

Looking for a natural looking way to combat sagging skin without surgery? Consider the Silhouette Instalift™. More and more patients prefer to avoid or at least postpone surgery, or simply are not a candidate for surgery due to medical reasons. This is a good alternative for those patients. First let’s discuss what aging really is in order to understand how …

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What is central serous retinopathy?

What is central serous retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. In central serous retinopathy (sometimes called central serous choroidopathy), fluid builds up under the retina and distorts vision. Fluid leakage is believed to come from a tissue layer with blood vessels under the retina, called the choroid. Another layer of cells called the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is responsible for preventing fluid from …

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TubcuT® SAFETY YOU CAN TRUST WITHOUT BREAKING YOUR BUDGET

TubcuT®

By Charles Etgen Certified Aging in place consultant Imagine being able to safely and easily get in and out of your tub and enjoy the warm, soothing water without fear of slipping or falling. Bathrooms can often be a dangerous place for the aging population because of unforgiving slippery surfaces, or because the height of a traditional tub is difficult …

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GAINSWave is a Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

GAINSWave is a Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

What causes ED? As men age, the vessels in the penis weaken, contract and fill with micro-plaque just as they do elsewhere in the body. This prohibits men from achieving an erection or decreases the firmness of a man’s erection. At the same time, the penis decreases in sensitivity, making it harder to achieve a pleasurable orgasm. Finally, the time …

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If your child is struggling to learn, Neurofeedback can help!

If your child is struggling to learn, Neurofeedback can help!

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC Trying to figure out why your child is not successful in the classroom can be a frustrating and exhausting endeavor for parents to undertake. Is it Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Is it an Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)? Is it a Central Processing Disorder? Or is it an Auditory/Visual Processing Disorder? Could it be a Sensory Processing …

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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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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans?

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance are options that may sound familiar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies. There are two options commonly used to replace or supplement Original Medicare. One …

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STRESS affects our bodies: HOW ACUPUNCTURE AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE IS HELPING?

STRESS affects our bodies:

Stress is something that cannot be avoided. In fact, a healthy stress-response mechanism plays a role in everything we do to survive and thrive. The original definition of stress by Hans Selye, who coined the term as it is presently used, was, “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”. This poses the very important questions: how …

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