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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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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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