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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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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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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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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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Macular Hole

Macular Hole

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular hole is when a tear or opening forms in your macula. As the hole forms, things in your central vision will look blurry, wavy or distorted. As the hole grows, a dark or blind spot appears in your central vision. A macular hole does not affect your peripheral (side) vision. What Causes …

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Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult – what can be done?

Missing Teeth Has Made Chewing More Difficult-

Frequently patients come into our office complaining of difficulty chewing.  I am not referring to painful chewing, but difficulty due to missing teeth.  Unfortunately, patients often look at their teeth in a very different fashion than the rest of their body.  Many patients will have teeth removed without replacing them, with the thought that there are many more in the …

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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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Hair Transplant DOs and DON’Ts

Bumann Medical Hair Restoration

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician It is every patient’s goal is to have their hair restored in a way that is safe comfortable and, of course, undetectably natural. Thankfully, today, minimally invasive hair transplant techniques, the use of small grafts called follicular units and careful artistic design make this absolutely possible for patients. Here …

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