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Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Pre & Post Natal Massage for Couples

Massage Therapy Can Create a Healthy Home for Your Family When it comes time to bring another human being into the world, we must consider the mothers’ health a top priority, as well as her partner. Massage therapy provides a multitude of benefits for everyone involved, mom, baby & partner. It is ideal to get started at the beginning of …

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What is Central Serous Retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – In central serous retinopathy (sometimes called central serous choroidopathy), fluid builds up under the retina and distorts vision. Fluid leakage is believed to come from a tissue layer with blood vessels under the retina, called the choroid. Another layer of cells called the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is responsible for preventing fluid …

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New Year, New Complexion

New Year, New Complexion

Discover how you can start the year with fresh skin The staying power of one aesthetic procedure that addresses several skin conditions has been around for over 20 years, but the results are still state-of-the-art. If you’ve noticed that your skin is starting to show brown sun spots, broken blood vessels, or an overall uneven skin tone, IPL (Intense Pulse …

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A Therapeutic Laser Pain Relief Center Consequently Discovers an Aesthetic Link

Firm and Remodel Buttocks Frequency 2 sessions per week / 1 week of treatment – 3 cm reduction

Carmen Care Laser was founded in 2013 and is the only clinic in south Florida specializing in all types of lasers for wellness and health. Over the years, they have treated hundreds of patients with painful symptoms of the musculoskeletal system that are often attributed by disorders such as, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain, sciatica, migraines, and neuropathy just to name …

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New Beginnings for Hope and Healing

New Beginnings for Hope and Healing

By Shelly Ann Lau January is a fascinating month. It is a month of new beginnings. Statistics tell us that January is the month where people attempt to make more changes in their lives than any other time of the year. Changing lives is at the core of what we do at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. …

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Accomplishing Your Goals in 2018?

Accomplishing Your Goals in 2018?

The start of a new year is often associated with a desire to change at least one aspect of yourself, a desire to turn over a new leaf, which leads to “New Year’s Resolutions”. While the arrival of a new year sparks optimism and hope for change, it will not magically provide the catalyst, motivation and persistence needed to reinvent …

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5 Ways Your FITNESS ROADBLOCKS Are All in Your Head

5 Ways Your FITNESS ROADBLOCKS Are All in Your Head

By Janelle Keith Discouragement hit me when I least expected it. You see, I’d been consistently doing what I needed to reach my fitness goals. I was doing the work and making good choices, so I expected to see progress. But when I didn’t see it, I wanted to give up on my goals. All my good efforts seemed lost …

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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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What Is Graves’ Disease?

What Is Graves’ Disease?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that leads to over activity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). The gland produces hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism (the process by which the body transforms food into energy). When Graves’ disease affects the eyes, the condition is known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) or thyroid eye …

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Pterygia and South Florida

By David A. Goldman MD Apterygium is a fibrovascular growth that typically starts from the conjunctiva (skin of the eyeball) on the nasal side and grows onto the cornea. These are almost always the result of longtime sun exposure; thus, they are very common here in southern Florida. During my residency in Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, there was literally …

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How To ‘Banish Baldness’ in the New Year

How To ‘Banish Baldness’ in the New Year

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman As we kick off the New Year, many people are working hard to keep their resolutions to improve their health and appearance. For some, this means diets and gym memberships, and for others, it means not only admitting they’re losing their hair, but taking action and actually doing something about it. If you think you’re …

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Selfie

Slefie

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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Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image: What Do You See In the Mirror?

Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image:

By Jeannie Gedeon, MPH, RDN/LDN, CAP/ICADC As snowbirds know, in the north people wait all year for summer, which should be a time to have fun and be active outdoors; yet swimsuit season can be especially tough for those who have body image issues. Flip to the Sunshine State, where the weather is almost always warm, hot and hotter: In …

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Exceptional Care ….for every aspect of your skin

Exceptional Care

An effective anti-aging skincare regimen should incorporate Vitamin A derivatives, commonly known as retinol and retinoids. These ingredients are hands-down the gold standard when it comes to preventing and reversing the signs of maturing skin. Vitamin A derivatives work by increasing skin turnover and stimulating collagen production, thereby creating a firmer, smoother and more even-toned complexion. Many people are afraid …

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The Healthy Way To Eat and Get Fit In 2018

The Healthy Way To Eat and Get Fit In 2018

By Jeannie Gedeon, MPH, RDN/LDN, CAP/ICADC While nutrition, fitness, and weight goals top the list of most common New Year resolutions, plans are often scrapped by the second week of January. Your best bet for getting to a healthy weight – and staying there – is to kick the diet mentality. Cultivating good intensions is not easy – many people …

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DEAR BRAIN… PLEASE BE QUIET SO THAT I CAN SLEEP!!

DEAR BRAIN….PLEASE BE QUIET

Sleep should be one of our most precious commodities, but for some people, the struggle of falling asleep and/or staying asleep and feeling rested can be a fruitless effort.  Why does this happen? And what can you do? You’ve tried everything from sleeping medication, natural teas to lavender baths and soft music but nothing seems to make sleeping any easier. …

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How You Can Look Years Younger with a Natural Alternative

How You Can Look Years Younger with a Natural Alternative

Me 2 Beauty & Wellness As we age, the pursuit of beautiful, healthy skin can be somewhat disappointing. Creams will hydrate the outer most layer of the skin, but when you want to change your muscle tone and more profound wrinkles, serums will never be able to recontour the facial muscles and lift your sagging skin. Plastic surgery and injectables …

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Fact or Fiction: Six Minute Hair Growth….?

Six Minute Hair Growth….?

For some, the idea of laser beams conjure up images of epic SciFi battle scenes. For others, lasers in medicine mean skin resurfacing or perhaps even hair removal. Today we see “lasers for hair regrowth” advertised in magazines, on TV and in our Facebook newsfeeds. Are these treatments for hair loss for real or is it just a gimmick… another …

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Combating Holiday Stress:

Combating Holiday Stress

Become More Emotionally Intelligent During the time in between Thanksgiving and the New Year many people have a predisposition to feel overwhelmed and/or over committed, worried about finances with gift giving, the abundance of food/alcohol/sweets leading to over indulgence and weight gain, or maybe tension with specific family members. These triggers can often overlap as well. This can create a …

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The Arrival

The Arrival

Do you ever find yourself in what seems like a hopeless situation? Is your life so hectic that you wish for just a moment of peace? Do you wish you laughed more, stopped to smell the roses, and enjoyed life more easily? Are relationships in your life broken – do you long for love? If you answered “yes” to any …

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