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Do I have anxiety? Or am I just stressed?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s a typical Monday morning… Trying to get kids off to school – on time, trying to help my husband get off to work – on time, trying to clean up, stay organized, take care of everyone including the animals, and oh, by the way, trying to get myself off to work – on time. I …

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Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday weight gain:

The unwanted, unhealthy, un-returnable gift that keeps on giving It was not surprising to learn that holiday weight gain ranked second in what people dread most about the holidays. Gaining weight is on the minds of many Americans and for good reason. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), …

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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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Physical Therapy – We Get You Moving Again!

Physical Therapy – We Get You Moving Again

October is National Physical Therapy Month, so let’s take a closer look at physical therapy and the professionals who practice it. Physical therapy is aimed at the treatment and curing of certain physical ailments through exercise and stretching, while at the same time preventing the chances of any re-occurrences further on down the road. Its primary aim is to bring …

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NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

Going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary anymore. In fact, it can be (dare I say?) fun! By Dr. Richard J. Staller, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.D. Let’s face it: Going to the dentist is never going to be a walk in the park or a day at the beach. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be an altogether …

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Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. After discovering the dreaded first signs of hair loss, men and women often seek a ‘first opinion’ from a friend, family member, spouse, or even their hair stylist. But hair loss, like other medical conditions, must be addressed by a trained professional. One of the reasons for this is that unlike many medical conditions, the …

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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

By John P Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine 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 …

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miraDry – Don’t Sweat it!

miraDry - Don’t Sweat it

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Ever been caught in a business meeting, presentation or even just a dinner date, and you’re secretly keeping in a condition that may be causing you to have anxiety in social settings? Well, millions of people are suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive underarm sweating.  The only relief for this condition has …

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Causes For Limb Swelling

Causes For Limb Swelling

Finding the source of your edema is vital to getting the proper medical care. Chronic edema left untreated without a clinical diagnosis may lead to a variety of problems. Patients with chronic edema may start the day out with painless swelling in their limbs that progress’s throughout the day leading to a sensation of heaviness in the limb by the …

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Is Your Qi Imbalanced? How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

Is Your Qi Imbalanced?

Patients have long touted the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss, and the scientific community finally agrees. Acupuncture for weight loss has often been questioned as to whether it is scientifically valid even though millions have had benefit from the effects of acupuncture for weight loss. However a recent metanalysis in the International Journal of Obesity proved that weight loss …

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Breast Cancer Facts

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a very personal issue with me because I am a 7-year survivor of breast cancer. October is also the month of my cancer diagnosis. Every anniversary of my diagnosis is a reason to celebrate. Each year that I am able to walk in the Survivors’ Walk at Relay for Life is …

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selfie

selfie

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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WHAT IS NEUROFEEDBACK and how can it help me?

WHAT IS NEUROFEEDBACK

By Maren Auxier What is neurofeedback? Neurofeedback, also known as EEG biofeedback, has been studied and practiced since the late 60’s.  It is exercise for your brain; allowing you to see the frequencies produced by different parts of your brain in real-time and then through visual and auditory feedback, teaches the brain to better regulate itself. Neurofeedback can be used …

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5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Here’s a fact that many people probably don’t know: by the age of 50, roughly half of all women experience some form of hair loss. That’s right – half. While most people tend to think of hair loss as a man’s problem, the reality is that women are almost just as likely as men to …

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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The exact antigen — or target that the immune cells are sensitized to attack — remains unknown, which is why MS is considered by …

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How America’s change-leading generation has redesigned aging

How America’s change-leading generation has redesigned aging

America’s baby boomers first came on the scene in 1946. They’ve been turning the world on its head ever since. Known as the country’s greatest generation for leading change, baby boomers make up roughly 26 percent of the United States’ total population – at about 78 million people. Over the years they’ve reinvented almost everything about the way America lives …

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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides:

What is CBD

Canabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psycho activity of THC. The fact that CBD-rich cannabis is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, seizures, spasms, and other conditions without disconcerting feelings of lethargy or dysphoria. Scientific …

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Is Using Your Insurance Coverage Too Costly?

Is Using Your Insurance Coverage Too Costly?

Glades Medical Group was established over twenty years ago by David B. Hevert M.D. as a medical practice founded on award winning first class primary and preventative care and outstanding in the strength of our renowned personal relationships with each individual patient. Glades Medical Group is distinguished in the field for our belief in constant contact with our patients and …

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Wanda’s Cosmetics & Fragrances, helping you leave a lasting impression

Makeup Mistakes

At Wanda’s Cosmetics and Fragrances, you’ll learn makeup application techniques that will transform you from a plain Jane to a sophisticated beauty. Offering the latest makeup trends and this season’s hottest looks, colors and techniques, out team will help you achieve your ideal goal.  Our expert team of makeup artist can help you choose the perfect shades of foundation, eye …

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The Liquid Face Lift

The Liquid Face Lift

The Liquid Face Lift is a term used to describe lifting the face without surgery.  The “liquid” part refers to the fillers that are designed to fill in wrinkles or hollow areas on the face and the “lift” refers to the lifting effect once the fillers are injected. “Fillers” are products that are injected into the skin not only to …

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