October 31, 2020 - Saturday

North Palm Beach Edition

Saving Teeth: Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Patients every day face the decision of whether or not to have teeth treated or removed.  The choice can be difficult from an emotional viewpoint as well as a functional one. In many cases, the tooth or teeth in question are not causing any pain. What may not be understood is the …

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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is when blood does not flow properly to your eye’s optic nerve, eventually causing lasting damage to this nerve. With ION, you suddenly lose your vision in one or both of your eyes. The optic nerve carries signals from your eyes to the brain. Your brain then turns these …

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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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Don’t Stress About Hair Loss This Summer

Hair Loss

The past few months have been incredibly stressful. Stress not only takes an emotional toll, but it can also impact us physically, including the health of our hair. Thankfully, we are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel. Whether recent stress has taken a toll on your hair, or if you simply want to look your best as …

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HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

By Monique Barbour, M.D. We all know the importance of sun protection. We wear SPF and protective clothing, but what about our eyes? Many individuals are unaware of the issues UV light can cause concerning vision. UV RAYS EXPLAINED UV radiation has multiple levels; for example, UVC rays are the most harmful to the skin and eyes, but the ozone …

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THERE’S A LOT MORE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA THAN SMOKING POT

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

When we hear about individuals using medical marijuana or CBD oil, many people still don’t quite understand the science behind the “leaf”. With medical marijuana legal in 33 States and a growing list, adoption Medicinal Marijuana is becoming more and more commonplace. There are many studies purporting remarkable results in many conditions and disorders. And if you ask those that …

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Health Channel

Health Channel

By Charles Lawrence, The Health Channel In this strange Summer of 2020, we wonder what the future will hold for our families. The world is navigating unchartered waters because of this global pandemic. While our lives are being turned upside down for the moment, an important question has bubbled to the surface. How do we improve and maintain our health …

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My Tooth Hurts When I Chew…

Many patients at some point experience pain in a tooth when biting. This can occur for a variety of reasons and may signal a problem with the tooth involved. The pain I am considering is not related to sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, but directly to a sensation that occurs when actually biting down. This is different than a …

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TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION WITH NEUROFEEDBACK

TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION WITH NEUROFEEDBACK

In today’s challenging times, it is understandable that tensions are high, patience is short, and our ability to be positive amidst so many hurdles is wearing thin; but that’s not going to be changing anytime soon. You may be experiencing feelings of being anxious, nervous, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom, and/or depressed. Do you have depression or anxiety or both? …

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