October 31, 2020 - Saturday

North Palm Beach Edition

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

(PRP) Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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Selfie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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Pandemic Fallout: The COVID-Hair Loss Connection

The COVID-Hair Loss Connection

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS We can all agree that 2020 has been a stressful year – and unfortunately isn’t showing signs of letting up anytime soon. There’s plenty of “stress” to go around: concerns for our health and the health of our loved-ones, our financial health, changes in work or school from home, impacts to our lifestyle including …

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COVID-19 and the Dentist

COVID-19 and the Dentist

Most people have significant anxiety regarding returning to their dentist’s office due to the pandemic. The American Dental Association (ADA), along with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) have developed information based on research to help relieve this anxiety. The top priority of any dental office is to protect both the patients and dental team. In general, almost all offices …

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How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes: Avoiding Eye Exams Could Cost You Your Sight

Diabetic Retinopathy

All of us should be getting our regular eye examinations to make sure our eyes are healthy, but the importance of people with diabetes getting their recommended exams is critical. In both type 1 and type 2 diabetics, high blood sugar damages the delicate blood vessels in the retina. This damage is called diabetic retinopathy. In diabetic retinopathy, serious complications …

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Sexual Health for Men and Women

Sexual Health for Men and Women

We’ve all heard the statistics that heart disease and cancers of the breast, lung and prostate are some of most common diseases in the United States. If not treated, they can lead to untimely death. Surprisingly, we hear very little about the way sexual function can contribute to or foreshadow other health conditions. Sexual dysfunction affects both men and women. …

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Non-Surgical Hair Replacement Might be Right For You

Non-Surgical Hair Replacement

WHAT IS GENTLEMEN’S APPROACH INC. ABOUT? WE are a “ TOTALLY PRIVATE” — MEN’S Hair Replacement AND Hairstyling Studio…Since 1992 We provide our services throughout ALL of the Palm Beach County areas and more and proud of our 5 star rating with the BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU! Karen Constantine is the Owner and Stylist of this unique studio, and personally provides …

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Have the Best Time Playing Golf

Have the Best Time Playing Golf

Golf has one of the biggest challenges of all sports, the ball is not moving and you have lots of time to think, prepare to swing and then swing. What if the swing is impeded by pain or mental restlessness? This was happening to Jeff before he came to Balance Point Acupuncture Clinic. Jeff had been suffering for 6 month …

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical “Stem Cells”

Stem Cells

By: Regenexx at Gold Coast Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Utilizing birth tissues to harvest stem cells for orthopedic and other areas of medicine is an exciting topic. However, there are currently no FDA-approved uses for allogeneic (coming from someone else) stem cell products other than cord blood or bone marrow transplantations after certain kinds of cancer treatments. More disturbing is …

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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Arteries and veins carry blood throughout your body, including your eyes. The eye’s retina has one main artery and one main vein. When branches of the retinal vein become blocked, it is called branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). When the vein is blocked, blood and fluid spills out into the retina. The macula …

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