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Chronic Anxiety Panic Attracks? Wish it could just stop?

Chronic Anxiety Panic Attracks

Feeling Overwhelmed?   You don’t have to live with chronic anxiety anymore, and you don’t need to live with feelings of being overwhelmed or burned out.  There’s something new that can change how you feel and help you take back control of your life. Biofeedback, enhanced by 21st century technology, helps you feel better, manage stress better and improves your …

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What Is Dry Eye?

What Is Dry Eye?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. When you blink, a film of tears spreads over the eye, making the surface of the eye smooth and clear. Without this tear film, good vision would not be possible. Sometimes people don’t produce enough tears or the right quality of tears to keep their eyes healthy and comfortable. This condition is known …

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Turn Back the Hands of Time

TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. Reversing the aging process is not as easy as taking a miracle pill. It requires many facets of health and wellness. Good nutrition and exercise play a critical role in promoting total body wellness. As the aging process progresses the body can break down many important components in our skin. Collagen is the main source of …

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Putting the Power of Your Health in YOUR Hands

Putting the Power of Your Health in YOUR Hands

Forget the reviews. Just give me the facts. “This instrument can teach, it can illuminate; yes, and even it can inspire. But it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it to those ends. Otherwise, it’s nothing but wires and lights in a box.” – Edward R. Murrow, October 15, 1958 A team of …

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Men’s Health Facts for Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Facts for Men’s Health Month

• Health Facts: Men die at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death and are the victims of over 92% of workplace deaths. In 1920, women lived, on average, one year longer than men. Now, men, on average, die almost five years earlier than women. (CDC) • Silent Health Crisis: “There is a silent health crisis …

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PRP

PRP

PRP is gaining more and more popularity for its multiple uses in medicine. It is starting to be a leading source of healing therapies and has many uses for aesthetic enhancements. PRP is an abbreviation for Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP is derived from your own blood. The process can be better understood if you can relate to the healing process …

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May is Better Hearing Month

Better Hearing Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology According to the Better Hearing Institute, hearing loss is now the third most common health problem in the country today, behind only arthritis and heart diseasewith more than 50 million Americans suffering from its effects.  With May being recognized as the 86th Annual National Better Hearing Month and to …

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Back Surgery Syndrome

By midlife more than fifty percent of the population experiences significant episodes of low back or lumbar pain. Oftentimes, chronic low back pain leads patients to surgery of the lumbar spine. Unfortunately, ten to forty percent of the lumbosacral spine surgeries done for disabling pain culminate with recurrent or persistent pain. The numbers are so overwhelming that this condition has …

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WELLFEST DELRAY 2015 To Be Held MARCH 7-8

WELLFEST DELRAY 2015

Delray’s One-and-Only WellFest™ Event Gives You So Much For Only $5. Delray Beach, FL: What can you get for $5 these days? You’ll be amazed when you attend WellFest™ Delray 2015, the weekend of March 7-8, in downtown Delray at Delray Center for the Arts. In just its third year WellFest™ Delray 2015 (www.WellFestUSA.com) is taking its “Live Well! Go …

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March is National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

In a popular 1970 song, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell asked, “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” —a question that could have been aimed at people with kidney disease.  The kidneys play a crucial role in maintaining overall health, but are rarely appreciated until they become damaged and can no longer do …

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Physical Exercise Life is Motion

Life Is Motion

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator We are designed to move. Our design is motion design. Physical exercise is so important for the proper functioning of our heart, muscles, circulatory system, removal of toxins and wastes, and for increasing the whole body’s efficiency. Exercise is especially important for ill people.  An ill body actually needs more physical …

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Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Over the past decade or so, doctors have begun to see lasers in a new light, specifically, hair restoration physicians. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT), once viewed with skepticism, is now one of the key tools used to treat hair loss. Today’s top practitioners rely on drug-free laser therapy with or without other treatments to provide optimum results for both male …

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Ronna Clements 7 Top Secrets for Improving Energy

Improve Energy

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator In today’s day and age, we can almost buy anything can’t we?  We want silver bullets and instant gratification.  Whip out a credit card and “fix me up!” Does this sound like you? Unfortunately, there are certain things we can’t buy; happiness, love, good health, peace of mind and yes, energy.  …

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4 Ways to Show Your Hair Some Love

Show Your Hair Some Love

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. How often do you think about your hair? For most people, we think about our hair only in terms of how it looks in the morning before we walk out the door, but we rarely give much thought to how everything we do – from our daily habits, to diet and styling – impact the …

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What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. A subconjunctival hemorrhage is similar to an ordinary bruise on the skin — it’s like a bruise of the eye. It usually appears as a single, concentrated spot of red, or many scattered red splotches, on the white of the eye. The redness is blood under the conjunctiva, a clear membrane that covers …

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Afraid of Falling? LifeCall® FallAlertTM Helps Reduce Your Fear of Falling

LifeCall® FallAlertTM

Sherwood David Graham The National Council on Aging reports that falls are the number one reason why seniors lose their independence – because they are the leading cause of injury and even death among older adults. This year one in three adults age 65 and older will fall, and two-thirds of those will experience another fall in the following six …

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

It’s that time of year again! February is designated as National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). It is a time when emphasis is placed on promoting children’s oral health. Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease according to the Academy of Pediatric Dentists. It is five times more common than asthma, four times more common than early childhood …

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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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Treating an injury: RICE versus MEAT

RICE versus MEAT

By Caring Medical and Rehabilitation Services Have you sustained an injury due to sports or overuse? Did you immediately reach for a bag of ice only to find that weeks later you are still icing the injury but not feeling better? The reason is simple. In addition to other steps of the well-known RICE protocol, ice is not an effective …

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