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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Great News for Foodies Coping with Health Issues……..

We love it….eating out.  The food is fabulous, the atmosphere, friends, and entertainment.  It’s America’s favorite pastime, dining out.  On average we dine out four times a week in the US according to the National Restaurant Association.  While it provides us with enjoyment, companionship and an evening of fun, it also provides health risks to those on special diets for …

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We All Might Live To Be 100! Will Your Teeth Last That Long?

By Dr. Kerri White – As we age, the need to maintain a good oral routine is as important as ever.   The connection between gum disease and heart disease is well documented.  Taking care of your oral health will help improve your overall body health. The good news is we are seeing fewer children with cavities and more adults keeping …

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A Young Man’s Journey To Health

By Mark P. DiRoma, DC – Have you noticed that more and more, the youth of America are faced with health issues that at one time, were almost exclusively seen in older adults?  The cause of this increase could easily be attributed to the lack of nutritional content in our foods or just the overall stress of living in today’s …

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Prevent Vaginal Atrophy: Improve your vaginal and sexual health

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD, Gynecology – Vaginal Atrophy (weakening of the vaginal tissues) occurs mostly in menopause or at any other time when the quantity of estrogen decreases.   It may be described as a thinning, dryness and inflammation of the vaginal walls usually due to a decrease of estrogen levels.   Having less estrogen, the vaginal tissues become thin and …

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THYROID – Are you mismanaged?

By Harmony Brown, AP – We hear it all the time now, you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder. 50% of my current patients have some kind of thyroid disorder and many are taking prescription medication to treat thyroid disease. 27 million Americans suffer from thyroid-related illnesses (majority of them female); this number continues to …

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Pain, Itching, Bleeding?

There Are Effective Non-Invasive Treatments for Hemorrhoids. By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – By age 50, about half of adults have had to deal with the itching, discomfort and bleeding that can signal the presence of hemorrhoids. “Weak” veins — leading to hemorrhoids and other varicose veins — may be inherited. It’s likely that extreme abdominal pressure causes the veins …

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A Medical Advocate, Healer, Health Coach and Spiritual Guide

The grand opening of Boca’s amazing wellness, prevention and healing center is here! Finally, anyone who is seeking a wellness centered place of healing can come to find their optimal health, relief from illness and the freedom to do so in a sanctuary-like setting. Guided by a medical doctor our practice focuses on preventing illness, helping families stay healthy, helping …

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Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy for Healthy Breast Care

Other Healing Treatments Offered at HoriZen Therapies: UltraSlim Red Light Therapy (Fat Loss & Skin Tightening) and Hoshino Massage Therapy

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – At HoriZen Therapies, we strive to offer our clients with the latest, most-effective healing therapies utilizing technologically advanced systems that help the body heal itself naturally. Today, we are proud to tell you about one of our therapies that support this month’s national focus on Breast Cancer awareness. Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy (LDT) Even …

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