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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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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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DOES EVERYONE NEED BRAIN TRAINING?

DOES EVERYONE NEED BRAIN TRAINING?

Is there such a thing as a perfect brain? Or does everyone have a “messed up” one?Isn’t it true that everyone needs Neurotherapy or brain training? The answer to each of these questions is “NO”. So, who needs brain training, what is it, and how can it help me? To answer these questions, we need to know a little bit about what’s …

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Pain Management for Sciatica SCIATICA TREATMENT

SCIATICA TREATMENT

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one or both sides of your body. Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniated disk, bone spur (arthritis) on the spine or narrowing of the spine (spinal stenosis) …

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Why You Should Care About Your Scalp’s Health

Why You Should Care About Your Scalp’s Health

Most individuals believe they know how healthy their hair is based on what they can see, but they aren’t aware of their scalp status and how it can affect overall hair health. Think of the head like a garden. Just as the earth needs healthy soil that’s nurtured through water and fertilization, the scalp should be free of product buildup …

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If It Doesn’t Hurt, Do I Have To Treat It?

If It Doesn’t Hurt, Do I Have To Treat It?

One of the most dangerous things about periodontal disease (the disease that causes gum and jaw bone loss) is that it typically is painless until it becomes severe. Periodontal disease has recently been found to occur in 1 of 2 adults over the age of 30. This incredible finding tells us that this disease occurs more often than diabetes. Unfortunately, …

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Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Feeling Better About How You Look Can Change Your Mental State:

Look Younger Naturally with an Established Technique In psychology, there have been numerous studies on the social and psychological effects that appearance has on many individuals. If we’re feeling insecure, social withdrawal or having difficulty looking someone in the eyes and maintaining confidence can unfortunately be diminished. A study called, Beauty in Mind: The Effects of Physical Attractiveness on Psychological …

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Are There CBD Oil Products that are 100% THC Free?

Are There CBD Oil Products that are 100% THC Free?

While all cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil is non-psychoactive, some patients have special reasons for wanting to completely avoid the fractional 0.3% trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the remains in broad spectrum hemp oils. As of recently, zero-THC (0.0%) hemp oil products have been made available.  Demands for CBD hemp oils are rapidly rising, as scientists discover that CBD can potentially …

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Executive Hair Restoration Experience: Hair… Like a Boss!

Executive Hair Restoration Experience: Hair… Like a Boss!

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Thanks to new advanced surgical techniques and technology, a growing number of men and women are making the decision to undergo transformational hair restoration treatments.  But new treatment options aren’t the only driving force behind these growing numbers.  A new concierge medical service, the Executive Hair Restoration Experience℠, is …

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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is when blood does not flow properly to your eye’s optic nerve, eventually causing lasting damage to this nerve. With ION, you suddenly lose your vision in one or both of your eyes. The optic nerve carries signals from your eyes to the brain. Your brain then turns these …

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Therapy to enhance longevity, brain function and recovery from drug and alcohol dependence

Therapy to enhance longevity, brain function

Retaining brain health and function is a paramount concern for all of us, especially as we age. The function of the brain can decline rapidly and almost overnight. However, there’s good news on the anti-aging front that can help improve not only our brain function, but other aspects of our health as well.  There is a coenzyme in all living …

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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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Detecting and Treating Hair Loss

Female before and 12 months after laser therapy with a portable, hands-free laser device

According to the American Hair Loss Association, hair loss afflicts over 50 million men and 30 million women in the U.S. and consumers spend over $3.5 billion per year on treatments – much of which is often wasted. But the good news is, thanks to advancements made in both treatment regimens and improved technologies for both men and women, hair …

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Mismatched Sex Drive?

Mismatched Sex Drive?

Dr. Stacy Friedman First, rule out medical issues that may be affecting your libido. Low testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, thyroid issues, diabetes and depression can affect desire and/or responsiveness. If you do have an issue, finding the right care and learning how to balance your hormones can make a big difference in your libido.  Next, communicate… not just when you want …

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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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Protect Against Germs, Get Better Sleep and Miss Less School and Work

As August is in full swing, our calendars are going to become even fuller. With the end of summer approaching, our kids are heading back to school, we will have more field trips to attend, events for work, or perhaps our kids will be participating in extracurricular activities like sports or clubs. To many of us, August is a time …

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The Y-Lift

Do I have Uveitis?

The aging process is unique to every person. Some people age gracefully as the saying goes, and others simply age. Whichever way that may look for an individual, it is important to realize the many factors that contribute to the aging process. Usually the first signs of aging appear on our skin and face. This can be due to environmental …

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Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Am I Controlling the Way I Think or is it Controlling Me?

Have you ever wondered “what’s going on in her brain” about your 6 year old? Or “what in the world makes him act that way”about your husband? Or have you ever been around someone and struggled to figure out why they say the things that they say? Psychological theorists such as Albert Ellis have taught us that how we think …

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Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

Bring a Companion to Your Hearing Evaluation

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology As an audiologist, it is my job not only to diagnose a hearing problem, but to also determine what the biggest everyday struggles are that each patient has. Hearing loss is often very gradual and difficult for a patient to recognize when it starts. When it comes to hearing loss, …

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Senior Information Centers Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

By Linda Leatherbury Developing a comprehensive plan for financial preservation is essential to help seniors avoid costly mistakes and prevent financial devastation. Senior Information Centers, an umbrella network of licensed Florida professionals, provides comprehensive estate planning services that help seniors preserve and protect their assets. The company, with offices in Boca Raton, Sarasota and Ocala, serves seniors and their families …

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