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What Is HIV?

HIV

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that causes the body’s immune system to break down. Your immune system fights off illness and infection and is very important for a healthy body. Once HIV is present in the body, it attacks important white blood cells in your immune system called lymphocytes, …

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Diabetes… Are You at Risk?

Diabetes... Are You at Risk

Dear Camille, When I visited my doctor today to review my lab work, I was told that I am pre-diabetic! I’m not surprised; my mother, my aunt, and my oldest brother are diabetic. My doctor said he would place me on medication if I don’t try to correct it with diet and exercise. Can you help me! — Alicia Dear …

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Fitness at Any Age

Fitness at Any Age

Waiting to be called for my doctor’s appointment I picked up a copy of “The Health & Wellness Magazine.”  As I flipped through the pages I noticed Fitbella’s advertisement and an inspiring story. The story was about a young woman well on her way to achieving her fitness and weight loss goals. This immediately sparked my interest!  I hadn’t been …

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Vaginal Reconstruction & Labiaplasty: YOU ARE NOT ALONE…

Vaginal Reconstruction

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD, Gynecology – Women living with symptoms of vaginal discomfort, irritation, appearance and others are not alone.  In fact, these are extremely common.  However, due to the sensitive personal issues usually involved women stay silent about the disruption to their quality of life.  There are solutions to these issues that may be, not only simple, but …

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Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss? – YES

Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss

Did you know that Diabetes is the 7th leading killer in the United States?   It has been characterized as an epidemic. 25.8 million Americans have diabetes — 8.3% of the U.S. population. Of these, 7 million do not know they have the disease.  It is estimated that 79 million adults aged 20 and older have pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that …

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What’s Your HairCheck® Number?

Did you know that when hair loss first starts, it’s impossible to detect it with the naked eye? By Dr. Alan J. Bauman – Research shows that once hair loss becomes noticeable, you may have already lost 50% of the hair follicles! Missing the early warning signs of hair loss is one of the biggest mistakes both men and women …

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What is Diabetic Macular Edema?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic macular edema  (DME) is a swelling or thickening  of the macula, the small area in the center of the retina, which  allows us to see fine details clearly. DME is caused  by fluid leaking from small retinal blood vessels damaged  by diabetes, and this causes  blurred vision. It is .the most …

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Maintain Your Breast Health – Empowering Women in Health

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but taking care of your breast health must be a continuous yearlong endeavor.  It doesn’t need much time, or effort, and the rewards are plenty. According to the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer is one of the top 10 causes of death for women in the United …

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Weight Loss VS Fat Loss: Knowing the Difference is Critical!

Weight Loss VS Fat Loss

“I want to start a weight loss program, but I’m very apprehensive. In the past, I tried a program where I lost about 30 pounds.   When I stopped the diet, I gained the weight back quickly, and not only that, I gained more! I’m totally devastated.   I don’t know what plan will work and how to keep the weight off …

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Put Neck Pain Behind You

Put Neck Pain Behind You

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you thought surgery, physical therapy, or painful injections were your only options for neck pain treatment…think again. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer IDD Therapy, a non-invasive treatment that has offered lasting relief for thousands of patients who may have needed spinal surgery. What is IDD Therapy? Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy is …

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Are You Afraid of A Facelift? Consider the Whisper Lift®

Are You Afraid of A Facelift

By Anita Mandal, M.D. – Q: What is the Whisper Lift? A: The Whisper Lift was developed in 2007 by Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Anita Mandal as part of the next generation of Quick Recovery Facelifts. Designed for patients that want convenient procedures with less downtime, the Whisper Lift tightens and lifts sagging jowls and neck tissues without the …

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Menopause, Hormones and Hair Loss

Menopause Hormones and Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – Women expect hot flashes and mood swings to occur during “the change” but many women are unaware, and unprepared, for the fact that they may also find themselves facing hair loss and thinning during this time as well. After menopause about 40 percent of women experience hair thinning, which is almost the same rate …

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The Most Feared Word in the English Dictionary…

Cancer Prevention Class

This year alone, over 1.7 million Americans will be told that they “have” CANCER and 33% of those people will die. Every 30 seconds somebody is diagnosed with cancer. Cancer Prevention Class October 21 6:30pm Elevation Health of Jupiter 240 W Indiantown Rd. Suite 107 Do you know that most people ignore the very symptoms that, if listened to, could …

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From Fruit to Fat!

From Fruit to Fat

By Jeffrey R Delaney, Nuviva Medical Weight Loss – With the risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis growing larger every day, we have to ask ourselves what is causing this? A common additive present in processed foods like soft drinks, salad dressings, and store bought cakes, cookies, snacks, breakfast cereals and breads. What is this additive? High fructose corn …

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Effective Non-Surgical Treatment for Low Back Pain is Here

Effective Non-Surgical Treatment for Low Back Pain is Here

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer the latest technology of non-surgical treatment for serious chronic lower back pain and sciatica. Our commitment to offering the highest quality of care resulted in the addition of the FDA-cleared DRX9000 Spinal Decompression technology for the treatment of back pain due to: • Low Back Pain, unilateral or bilateral …

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Tips for Natural Looking Botox and Filler Treatments

Botox and Filler Treatments

By Anita Mandal, M.D. Question: I’ve seen two plastic surgeons for botox and fillers. Their fees were much higher than some doctors who are not cosmetic surgeons and most medical spas. Is there any real benefit to paying more for a plastic surgeon? Answer: Botox and fillers may seem quick and easy, but serious complications can and do occur. With …

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Six New Weapons in the Battle Against Baldness

Six New Weapons in the Battle Against Baldness

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Over 80 million Americans (50 million men and 30 million women) suffer from hair loss or thinning hair — and together they spend more than $3.5 billion a year on treatments to maintain or restore a more youthful head of hair. But, much of the time this money is wasted on treatments that either don’t work, or don’t work as well …

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Make this school year a fresh start for your waistline

Make this school year a fresh start for your waistline

Summer is almost over, leaving behind sun kissed skin, bleached locks, smiles, memories, and … unwanted pounds.  If you find your shorts fitting a bit snug and your swimsuit uncomfortable you are not alone.  Did you know most women gain weight in the summer months?  This is especially true for stay at home moms.  With months of preparing endless meals, …

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The Theme of Medicine

The Theme of Medicine

By Carl C. F. Gittens, M.D., P.A. In recent years the theme of medicine appears to me to be heading towards a proactive approach as opposed to a historically practiced reactive approach to medicine.  Diet and exercise are becoming a part of our daily activities.  We are approaching the back-to-school time of year.  I am writing this article to remind …

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Stem Cells: Changing the Future of Medicine

Changing the Future of Medicine

In the few short decades since their discovery, stem cells have changed the way doctors around the world see the future of medicine. Doctors have already harnessed the unique ability of stem cells to treat cancer and genetic blood diseases, using stem cell therapies such as bone marrow transplants. Today, more than 1,700 clinical studies are under way, demonstrating the …

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