July 18, 2018 - Wednesday
Home / South Palm Beach Edition (page 29)

South Palm Beach Edition

What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – A subconjunctival hemorrhage is similar to an ordinary bruise on the skin — it’s like a bruise of the eye. It usually appears as a single concentrated spot of red, or many scattered red splotches, on the white of the eye. The redness is blood under the conjunctiva, a clear membrane that …

Read More »

Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Whisper “sweet nothings” but a kiss on the ear can be dangerous to your hearing An innocent gesture can quite literally be ‘the kiss of deaf’. Research shows that a kiss on the ear can cause permanent hearing loss. An innocent kiss on the ear opening can create a strong suction that tugs on the delicate eardrum. This intense suction …

Read More »

Love is in the hAIR!

Love is in the hAIR!

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – When is the last time you showed your hair some love? Whether you are fighting dry hair during the winter months, or frizz during the summer, it is always good to reevaluate your beauty regimen to make sure you are giving your hair everything it needs to be thick, healthy and beautiful all year …

Read More »

WELLFEST DELRAY 2014 PROMISES TO EDUCATE, INFORM AND INSP

WELLFEST DELRAY 2014

In just the second year, this grass roots effort is emerging as a significant and important S. Florida event. With over 20 Sponsors, 90 Exhibitors, Healthy Eateries and Expert Speakers, WellFest™ Delray (the weekend of March 8-9, 2014) has earned more than a US trademark designation. In just its second year, it has also earned the support of businesses and …

Read More »

No More Goop: Introducing Digital Orthodontic Impressions

No More Goop

By Dr. Minelle Tendler, DMD – Orthodontics is truly an evidence-based dental specialty, constantly improved through research and development of new technology.  The main reason for this trend is that orthodontists  are constantly striving to make the experience of braces more comfortable and amenable to every patient.  Unpleasant incidents at the orthodontist tend to linger, and the most commonly occurring …

Read More »

Do you know your Heart Health?

Do you know your Heart Health

Every day your heart beats approximately 100,000 times, sending 2,000 gallons of blood surging through your body. Although it’s no bigger than your fist, your heart has the mighty job of keeping blood flowing through the 60,000 miles of blood vessels that feed your organs and tissues. Keeping your heart healthy and functioning normally is vital to your day to …

Read More »

Health Benefits of Smiling & the Art of Porcelain Veneers

Health Benefits of Smiling

By Dr. Kerri White – The Benefits of a Smile Everyone knows a beautiful smile is cheerful and uplifting but did you also know it has many health benefits as well? Research shows a smile can lower your heart rate and blood pressure while reducing stress.  When you smile it releases endorphins that relax you, improve your sense of well …

Read More »

Red Light Shapes Your Future

Red Light Shapes Your Future

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – Are you looking for a non-surgical & healthy way to lose that stubborn jiggly fat that hasn’t responded to diet and exercise? Let me introduce you to UltraSlim Red Light Therapy – the non­invasive body slimming method to remove fat, reduce inches and tighten the skin at the same time. It is the …

Read More »

The Best Defense is a Good Offense When it Comes to Vision Loss

The Best Defense is a Good Offense

By Dr. Susan Barish – What is Low Vision Low vision is the term used to refer to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. It is often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision, but also includes legal blindness. Low vision can impact people of all …

Read More »

HOW? Holistic Organic Wellness Place Invites you to their Grand Opening!

Holistic Organic Wellness Place Invites you to their Grand Opening

For the past two years our parent company, Genomegen Inc has served South Florida clients, providing holistic health solutions and all natural health aides, products and supplements. The company enjoys great success due to the quality and effectiveness of their products.  The products are of the highest quality ingredients – our science team focuses on purchasing the best raw materials …

Read More »

ARE YOU TOXIC?

ARE YOU TOXIC

By Kimberly Marrone L.Ac, AP – Every day, millions of molecules from different compounds enter our bodies through voluntary and involuntary ingestion. These chemicals come from foods, beverages, medicines, food additives, personal care products, and numerous other sources. Whenever a system, whether living (humans and animals) or mechanical (different machines), becomes polluted, normal function is affected. Excessive pollution in a …

Read More »

One Simple Screening Could Save the Lives of Enough People to Fill FAU Stadium

Screening Could Save the Lives

By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and in women. In 2009: • 136,717 people in the US were diagnosed with colorectal cancer – 70,223 men and 66,494 women. • 51,848 …

Read More »

All You Need Is Love

All You Need is Love

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life – In 1967 the Beatles released a song titled “All We Need Is Love” which sat atop Billboard’s charts for eleven consecutive weeks. Their manager at the time stated, “… they really wanted to give the world a message… it is a clear message saying that love is everything.” In fact, the simple …

Read More »

Q&A with Dr. Tred Rissacher

Slim Body Laser Spa of  Boca Raton and  Stuart explain Estrogen Dominance and the difference between weight loss and spot fat reduction. Q: Has anybody noticed all these new non-surgical “body sculpting” business’s popping up all over the place? Why do we need them? Can’t traditional weight loss and exercise handle all of our body sculpting desires? A: Well the …

Read More »

Don’t Let Unaddressed Hearing Loss Spiral into Depression!

Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Should Get Their Hearing Checked. If your quality of life, relationships, and emotional and mental wellbeing are important to you, then get your hearing checked, HearUSA advises. Research shows that unaddressed hearing loss is associated with depression; but studies also show that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids often have fewer depressive symptoms, …

Read More »

The Small Gland with a Big Job

Your Thyroid and Disease that affect its function. By Christopher Santora, MD – Thyroid disease affects around 20 million people in the US, according to National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service (NEMDIS). While that’s not a terribly large number relative to the population of the US, it still represents a condition that probably afflicts someone you know. All because …

Read More »

Hair Loss Treatments to Avoid in the New Year

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – New Year’s is a time when many of us focus on self-improvement. We resolve to lose weight, drink less, quit smoking, find a better way to manage our stress, etc. But for some, the quest for self-improvement may also be the result of seeing more hair in our brush, looking into the mirror to …

Read More »

What Is Cellulitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of tissue that can affect both the eyes and skin. Cellulitis affecting the eyes occurs in two forms: orbital and pre-septum. Orbital cellulitis affects the structures within the space containing the eyeball and can affect eye movement (due to swelling of the lids or eye). This form …

Read More »

DR. TENDLER JOINS AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS IN RECOMMENDING ORTHODONTIC CHECK-UPS FOR CHILDREN NO LATER THAN AGE 7

Although many people associate orthodontic treatment with adolescence, Boca Raton orthodontist Dr. Minelle Tendler says that orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth or with teeth much earlier, when the primary or “baby” teeth are present. Parents may incorrectly assume they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist. However, …

Read More »

NUCCA- Allowing the Body To Heal with Proper Alignment

Dr. Gregory Jean-Pierre has a profoundly intimate perspective on the effectiveness of NUCCA, the highly specialized form of chiropractic care practiced at the Upper Cervical Institute of Florida in Boca Raton. Dr. Jean-Pierre is not just one of only 250 NUCCA practitioners worldwide, but he has also experienced the power of NUCCA first hand. As a migraine sufferer for many …

Read More »