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Organic Gem in Downtown Boca Raton

Organic Gem in Downtown Boca Raton

Excited to share the concept of natural hairstyling with Boca Raton, hair color specialist Juli Edwards, owner of Healthy Life Salon does long lasting hair color that covers gray hair without using ammonia and artificial fragrance. “You will be very pleased to go home looking fabulous and not smell like perfume. And, your hormones will be happy too! Artificial fragrances …

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What Are Floaters and Flashes?

What Are Floaters and Flashes?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. These are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky. Floaters are actually tiny clumps of cells or material inside the vitreous, the clear, gel-like fluid …

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Holiday Stress and Weight Gain: The combination most dreaded by American’s can be avoided with a few simple steps.

Holiday Stress and Weight Gain:

It was not surprising to learn that holiday weight gain ranked second in what people dread most about the holidays. Gaining weight is on the minds of many Americans and for good reason. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed, …

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Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction has been around for many years and should have made traditional liposuction obsolete by now, however many physicians are still performing traditional liposuction for several reasons. It can be performed under general anesthesia, and there is no large investment involved as there is with a laser technology. When a patient is put under general anesthesia, the trauma that …

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Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy

By Victoria Zimmer For men and women plagued with unsightly spider and varicose veins the choice to wear shorts or sandals may be non-existent. There are a variety of treatments available claiming to eliminate these pesky veins, however, sclerotherapy remains the “gold standard” for elimination. Sclerotherapy is the art and science of collapsing or closing veins. A very tiny needle …

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AN AMAZING HEALTH SECRET FOUND RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSE

AN AMAZING HEALTH SECRET FOUND RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSE

WE HEAR IT OFTEN, BUT WHY AREN’T WE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THIS WELL-KNOWN BENEFIT? By Dr. Richard J. Staller, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.D. and Dr. Axel McGuffie, D.M.D. Many of us do our best to exercise and get the most out of our chosen workout routine, whether it’s walking, running, biking, hiking, yoga or any other form of exercise. Some …

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The Obesity Struggle

The Obesity Struggle

Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center offers a comprehensive bariatric surgical program as well as a medical weight loss program to its patients.  Obesity continues to be one of the most prevalent health care issues in the nation; recent CDC statics shows that more than 1 in 3 adults (34.9% or 78.6 million) are obese. More alarmingly, despite recent declines in …

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What Is Histoplasmosis?

What Is Histoplasmosis

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Histoplasmosis is a disease caused when airborne spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum are inhaled into the lungs. This microscopic fungus, sometimes called histo for short, is released into the air when soil is disturbed by plowing fields, sweeping chicken coops, or digging holes. Histoplasmosis initially is a lung infection. However, it …

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Diabetes and Hearing Loss – is there a link?

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Submitted by Dr. Dana Luzon, Au.D CC-A, FAAA Written by Dr. Tami Ike, Au.D No question about it, diabetes is in the news — and not in a good way. Considered by many healthcare providers to be the biggest epidemic of the 21st century, diabetes is affecting more and more Americans at an alarming rate. According to the American Diabetes …

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VITAMIN D – And Its Importance In Human Nutrition

Vitamin D

Mitchell J. Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. Whoever thought the vitamin considered to be the one to stop rickets would then be reclassified in our lifetime as no longer a vitamin but instead a hormone? Vitamin D is a hormone that is involved in more than 300 reactions per second in the human body. For the most part vitamins need to be …

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Salt Therapy

Salt Therapy

Antibiotics, steroids, oxygen tanks and rescue inhalers… those who suffer from COPD, allergies, asthma and sinusitis know the benefits but also the troubling side effects of the medications offered by doctors. Now people in the United States are discovering a natural alternative to relieve their worst symptoms: salt therapy. Practiced for hundreds of years in Europe in salt caves or …

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“Stressed Tresses” Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss?

Will Holiday Stress Lead to Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. For most of us, the many joys of the holidays are usually accompanied by extra stress, and in some cases, lots of it. From long lines and shopping trips, family dinners and busy travel schedules, it is easy to forget to take care of yourself.  We all know that stress can take its toll on …

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NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

NO MORE DENTAL DREAD

Going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary anymore. In fact, it can be (dare I say?) fun! By Dr. Richard J. Staller, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., F.A.S.D. Let’s face it: Going to the dentist is never going to be a walk in the park or a day at the beach. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be an altogether …

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Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

Treating Hair Loss: The Second Opinion

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. After discovering the dreaded first signs of hair loss, men and women often seek a ‘first opinion’ from a friend, family member, spouse, or even their hair stylist. But hair loss, like other medical conditions, must be addressed by a trained professional. One of the reasons for this is that unlike many medical conditions, the …

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miraDry – Don’t Sweat it!

miraDry - Don’t Sweat it

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Ever been caught in a business meeting, presentation or even just a dinner date, and you’re secretly keeping in a condition that may be causing you to have anxiety in social settings? Well, millions of people are suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive underarm sweating.  The only relief for this condition has …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology The statistics are shocking and even more so knowing that over half of those 36 million Americans are under the age of 65.  Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation.   Make an appointment with an audiologist this October during National Audiology Awareness Month. “Hearing …

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5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

5 Reason Why Women Lose Their Hair

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Here’s a fact that many people probably don’t know: by the age of 50, roughly half of all women experience some form of hair loss. That’s right – half. While most people tend to think of hair loss as a man’s problem, the reality is that women are almost just as likely as men to …

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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides:

What is CBD

Canabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psycho activity of THC. The fact that CBD-rich cannabis is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, seizures, spasms, and other conditions without disconcerting feelings of lethargy or dysphoria. Scientific …

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The Liquid Face Lift

The Liquid Face Lift

The Liquid Face Lift is a term used to describe lifting the face without surgery.  The “liquid” part refers to the fillers that are designed to fill in wrinkles or hollow areas on the face and the “lift” refers to the lifting effect once the fillers are injected. “Fillers” are products that are injected into the skin not only to …

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Is Your Qi Imbalanced? How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

Is Your Qi Imbalanced?

Patients have long touted the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss, and the scientific community finally agrees. Acupuncture for weight loss has often been questioned as to whether it is scientifically valid even though millions have had benefit from the effects of acupuncture for weight loss. However a recent metanalysis in the International Journal of Obesity proved that weight loss …

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