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Are Hormones Driving You Mad?

Are Hormones Driving You Mad

by Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Hormones are literally one of the body’s important driving forces. They are chemicals made by glands and act to control certain actions of cells and organs which make them messengers of the body. Hormones play a critical role in several areas of our body. They control many facets of our emotional and physical health. If you …

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I Have A Wait Problem

I Have A Wait Problem

By Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? Do …

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that grow beneath the retina and disrupt vision. These blood vessels grow in an area called the choroid, the area between the retina and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The choroid supplies oxygen and nutrients to the eye. CNVM occur when new …

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Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Eye Care

By David A. Goldman MD – Throughout my career I have seen patients come to me for second opinions, and I have also had patients ask me if I would ‘mind’ if they saw another specialist for a second opinion. For the patient, seeking a second opinion is a difficult thing to do. To begin, he or she may not …

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What is Blu Light (PDT)?

What is Blu Light (PDT)?

What is PDT? Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a medical treatment for actinic keratoses (pre-cancers) and sun-damaged skin. Photodynamic therapy combines the use of a topical photosensitizing agent which is applied to the skin and a light source which activates the medicine to kill the abnormal cells. PDT is also referred to as blu light therapy.   What is PDT used …

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YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

It’s hard to imagine sometimes, that children or young adults can suffer from anxiety. What do they have to be worried about? Without careers, bills, mortgages, and financial or family responsibilities, their lives are simple and easy. The truth is that anxiety is a pattern of neuron firing in the brain that can be present from birth. Brain neural patterns …

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Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

Is NAD+ Slowing Down the Aging Process?

As we age we thrive to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve our quality of life. “Healthy aging” is a very accurate term for what we are aiming for. So how can we achieve “healthy longevity”? It is exciting to report that now there actually is a cutting-edge treatment that has become a very promising tool in our fight against …

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Unhealthy Hair & Scalp? Try a Scalp Makeover!

Unhealthy Hair & Scalp?

By Dr Alan J Bauman MD ABHRS Itchy, flaky dandruff? Oily, limp hair? Hair thinning, shedding or breakage? Frizzy, dull or flyaway hair? Burning or irritated scalp from color or perms? These symptoms and other scalp conditions you can see and feel might be signs that your scalp and hair are not as healthy as they should be. If a …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn bulges, dreaded cellulite, and loose skin can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out and eating right often fall short in our stubborn …

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Is Hypnosis Right for You?

Is Hypnosis Right for You?

There seems to be a very skewed idea of what hypnosis is, and a distinct misperception of what hypnosis is not. All too often we hear phrases like “put me under”, where they are in an unconscious state and have no control. For many, the uncertainty of what to expect, combined with the myths surrounding hypnosis, brings up feelings of …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

Brent Myers Spring ushers in a new season. It signals the end of “winter” and the beginning of something new. Spring brings new flowers, warmer temperatures, greener grass, and another baseball season. Spring also brings another ritual for many people: cleaning. Yep – good ol’ fashioned spring cleaning. “Out with the old and in with the new.” Perhaps this annual …

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What Is a Macular Pucker?

What Is a Macular Pucker

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – A macular pucker (also called an epiretinal membrane) is a layer of scar tissue that grows on the surface of the retina, particularly the macula, which is the part of your eye responsible for detailed, central vision. The macula is the small area at the center of the eye’s retina that allows …

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Laser Cataract Surgery: What you should know

Laser Cataract Surgery

By David A. Goldman MD – With every year, advances are made in ophthalmic surgery. While some are relatively insignificant, others can change the entire way we think about surgery. With cataract surgery, the latest development is the use of femtosecond laser to assist with the surgery. While this is a very exciting development for the field, the exact details …

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RejuvaWAVETM is a Revolutionary New Treatment that cures Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

RejuvaWAVETM is a Revolutionary New Treatment that cures Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Why medicate when you can cure? Introducing the only Erectile Dysfunction Treatment that cures ED, RejuvaWavetm is revolutionary, non-invasive and heals the underlying causes of ED. RejuvaWavetm uses FDA-cleared, scientifically proven non-invasive technology that uses Acoustic Pressure Waves to stimulate cellular metabolism, enhance blood circulation and stimulate tissue regeneration creating new blood vessels in treated areas. Traditional treatments for ED, …

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Instead of Chocolates and Flowers Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

Instead of Chocolates and Flowers Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

This month is the perfect time to give gifts that show you love your special Valentine by treating them (or yourself) to glowing, gorgeous skin.  After the holidays and the stress, our skin may look dull and lifeless, or perhaps you’re dealing with an ongoing issue like age spots, blue veins, or broken capillaries. Brilliant Dermatology offers trusted experience in …

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IS NEUROFEEDBACK “BRAIN TRAINING” RIGHT FOR ME?

IS NEUROFEEDBACK “BRAIN TRAINING” RIGHT FOR ME?

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 to help detect, …

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Do you Love Yourself?

Do you Love Yourself?

Defining Self Love Self-love seems to have become a buzzword recently, and a topic broadly discussed amongst health and wellness experts/practitioners, bloggers, as well as normal conversations. Although it is a topic that’s brought up all over the place right now, most people do not truly, or fully, comprehend what it means. So, what is self-love then? The best way …

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All You Need is Love

Love is All You Nedd

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 chorus repeats the words: “all you need is …

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Hair Transplant Surgery: What You Need to Know

Hair Transplant Surgery:

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Thankfully, artificial looking “hair plugs” are a thing of the past. With today’s advanced surgical techniques and a surgeon’s artistic skills, hair transplants consistently produce undetectable natural-looking results. Hair restoration saw a game-changing revolution with the advent of the no-linear-scar Follicular-Unit Extraction or “FUE” technique, but few could have predicted the impact the procedure would …

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A NEW CATARACT SURGERY FOR THOSE WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION

NEW CATARACT SURGERY

By David A. Goldman, M.D. CentraSight is the first treatment program to use a tiny telescope that is implanted inside the eye … Smaller than a pea, the telescope implant uses micro-optical technology to magnify objects that would normally be seen in one’s ‘straight ahead’ vision.” Imagine the heartbreak for someone who gradually loses the ability to see her grandchildren, …

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