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New Year, New You: 8 Better-Hearing Resolutions to Kick Off 2018!

New Year, New You: 8 Better-Hearing Resolutions to Kick Off 2018!

By Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology From getting healthier, saving money, and living life to the fullest to embracing technology, exploring new places, and letting loved ones pitch in, we’re taking New Year’s resolutions to the next level with eight ideas to support your hearing health and quality of life. Here’s to making 2018 the best …

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When You Still Have Pain after Spine Surgery

When You Still Have Pain after Spine Surgery

By Dr. Jonathan Chung I’ve seen a lot of patients with a previous history of spinal fusion. Some people feel like their life was made dramatically better by spine surgery, others feel like it didn’t have any effect at all, and some people will actually feel a lot worse. Overall, the verdict on fusion surgery seems to be pretty dim. …

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Want Natural Looking Eyebrows?

Want Natural Looking Eyebrows?

Learn why Microblading is in demand Permetix Ink One of the most popular permanent makeup requests is to fill in lost eyebrows. As we age or fight disease and disorders like alopecia and cancer, our eyebrows can become thin. The eyebrow is the mainframe to our eyes and gives balance to our faces, so when the brows are diminished, getting …

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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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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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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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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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Dysautonomia: Fatigue, feinting, and a heart racing out of control

Dysautonomia: Fatigue, feinting, and a heart racing out of control

Unless you suffer from multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, or traumatic brain injury, dysautonomia is probably a word that you’ve never heard of. The problem with that, is that the symptoms of dysautonomia are probably the most difficult to deal with in when it comes to chronic illness. It’s even a condition that can exist on its own. The …

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Fundamentally new way to Beat Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Beat Anxiety and Panic Attacks

By Michael Cohen, Director – Center for Brain Take a moment to answer these questions: Do you feel fearful? Do feelings of fear “come out of nowhere”? Do you worry excessively about situations or events, out of proportion to their chances of happening? Do your worries result in physical symptoms such as sweating, nausea and diarrhea? Do you have trouble concentrating, …

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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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Benefits of Having a Dental Implant Placed at the Time Your Tooth is Extracted

Dental Implant Placed

Dental implants have become one of the most popular choices for patients who need to replace some or all of their teeth.  The implant itself is nothing more than a new tooth root (made of titanium) that is placed where the old tooth root used to live under the gum.  A new crown can be connected to the implant to …

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Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Losing your hair can be scary. In fact, hair loss is often cited as one of the biggest concerns associated with aging among both men and women. So why is hair loss so terrifying? In nearly every culture, hair is associated with youth, sex appeal and good health, which explains why we try so hard …

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Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine Infusion and CRPS

Ketamine is an anesthetic an a very potent analgesic medication that has shown positive results for the treatment of CRPS, fibromyalgia and severe depression among others. This medication has very serious side effects that can be ameliorated in the hands of a seasoned anesthesiologist. Few physicians offer this therapy because of the demanding work and monitoring required. Many patients travel …

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CHILDREN CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s hard to imagine sometimes, that children can suffer from anxiety. What do they have to be worried about? Without jobs, bills, mortgages, and responsibilities, their lives are simple and easy. Are we over scheduling them? Are we putting too much pressure on them? Do they have too many unnecessary worries? Are video games or social …

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What is Alopecia?

What is Alopecia?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician WHAT IS ALOPECIA? Unlike Androgenetic Alopecia (common male and female hereditary or “pattern” hair loss), alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, resulting in the sudden loss of hair. Most often hair loss occurs in patches, with the hair itself …

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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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Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Seeking Hearing Help? The Cost of Quality

Written by Dr. Bettie Borton, Au.D., FAAA Presented by Dr. Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA So, you finally made and kept that appointment for a hearing evaluation. Congratulations! You took that all-important first step toward a better quality of life. First and foremost, be sure your hearing evaluation was done by an audiologist who holds board certification from the American Board …

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Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

Hair Loss? Optimal Hair Restoration Requires Early Action

It is estimated that about 80 million Americans, both men and women, are experiencing  some level of hair loss. That’s a quarter of the population. By age 50, nearly half of us will have thinning hair. Even more alarming is the fact that individuals can lose as much as 50% of their hair before hair loss even becomes noticeable. So …

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