October 31, 2020 - Saturday

North Palm Beach Edition

I Have A Wait Problem

By Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? Do …

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that grow beneath the retina and disrupt vision. These blood vessels grow in an area called the choroid, the area between the retina and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The choroid supplies oxygen and nutrients to the eye. CNVM occur when new …

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Patients with RLS May Actually Have an Undiagnosed Circulation Condition

Restless Leg Syndrome, also called RLS, is the irresistible urge to move the legs, usually accompanied by an uncomfortable sensation in the legs. Patients usually have symptoms in the evening and nighttime, interfering with their ability to rest and sleep. It has historically been treated with medications that require daily dosing. There is no definitive test for RLS; patients have …

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Unhealthy Hair & Scalp? Try a Scalp Makeover!

By Dr Alan J Bauman MD ABHRS Itchy, flaky dandruff? Oily, limp hair? Hair thinning, shedding or breakage? Frizzy, dull or flyaway hair? Burning or irritated scalp from color or perms? These symptoms and other scalp conditions you can see and feel might be signs that your scalp and hair are not as healthy as they should be. If a …

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Self-Treating for Hearing Loss: More Harm Than Good

By Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology If you’re just starting your better-hearing journey, you’ve probably turned to the Internet for help, guidance, and advice. What you found was most likely the ever-increasing amount of information about “cheaper,” “quicker” hearing solutions like personal sound-amplification products (PSAPs) and over-the-counter hearing devices (OTCs). But what are you really getting …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn bulges, dreaded cellulite, and loose skin can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out and eating right often fall short in our stubborn …

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Ringing in the Ears is a Pain in the Neck

By Dr. Jonathan Chung Tinnitus is a problem where patients perceive sounds in the absence of sound stimuli. It afflicts between 10-15% of adults, but can be a severe hindrance in about 2% of the population. While tinnitus is classically thought of as a ringing sensation in the ears, there’s a wide variance to what patients perceive. Some describe it …

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SINUSITIS

SINUSITIS occurs when the hollow cavities around the eyes, nose, and cheek bones become inflamed. When they are inflamed, they produce mucous. They make you feel “stuffed up”. The swelling and inflammation increases mucous production creating an ideal environment for bacteria to exist – leading to infection…Sinusitis. 30 million Americans are affected by sinusitis at any given time according to …

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Do you have an upcoming Surgery?

What you need to know about aftercare After any surgical procedure takes place, it’s imperative to have someone with you initially, but many people don’t understand how important it is to have a person caring for them even days and sometimes weeks after surgery. Very often, most individuals don’t realize that their surgical procedure has left them without energy, prescribed …

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Is Hypnosis Right for You?

There seems to be a very skewed idea of what hypnosis is, and a distinct misperception of what hypnosis is not. All too often we hear phrases like “put me under”, where they are in an unconscious state and have no control. For many, the uncertainty of what to expect, combined with the myths surrounding hypnosis, brings up feelings of …

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