May 27, 2020 - Wednesday

South Palm Beach Edition

FALLing Follicles: “Biohacking Baldness”

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS FALLing follicles? You aren’t alone. Over 80 million men and women in the U.S. are battling some degree of hair loss. While genetics play a key role in many hair loss cases, it’s important to realize there may be other contributing factors as well. In fact, there are a host of other issues that …

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Cannabinoids May Be Useful in Treating The Side Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment

By federal law, possessing cannabis (mariju*na) is illegal in the United States unless it is used in approved research settings. Yet, a growing number of states, territories, and the District of Columbia have passed laws to legalize medical mariju*na. Cannabis contains cannabinoids, also called phytocannabinoids, which cause drug-like effects in the body, including the central nervous system and the immune …

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“Immediate Dental Implants”: What Exactly Does This Mean?

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Many of our patients start their consultation for dental implants very confused from the numerous advertisements they have read.  Often times, patients are not clear exactly what a dental implant consists of or how it can be used to help replace a missing tooth or teeth. The Basics: Teeth consist of 2 …

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What Is Bell's Palsy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Bell’s palsy is a nerve problem that affects the muscles of your face. It causes weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles on one side of your face. With Bell’s palsy, your eyelid may not close properly and your smile may seem uneven. Bell’s palsy usually affects adults only. It is more likely …

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STRESS affects our bodies: HOW ACUPUNCTURE AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE IS HELPING?

Stress is something that cannot be avoided. In fact, a healthy stress-response mechanism plays a role in everything we do to survive and thrive. The original definition of stress by Hans Selye, who coined the term as it is presently used, was, “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”. This poses the very important questions: how …

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Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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Small Change With A BIG Impact

Our body is made of 65% water, so staying hydrated is important to keep everything functioning properly. As adults, we lose more than 80 ounces of water daily just through daily normal activity. Elderly adults and diabetic patients are among the most at risk groups for dehydration. Dehydration is one of the most frequent causes of hospitalization after age 65. …

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Scared of Losing Your Hair? You Aren’t Alone

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Hair loss is commonly listed among the most feared symptoms of aging. Men and women are often so attached to their locks that they will go to great lengths to keep it for as long as possible. While you may find yourself one of the lucky ones who manage to keep a healthy head …

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What can you do for cellulite and stretch mark improvement?

Both of these conditions are very difficult to address, but I am using a combination treatment that yields very good results: combining carboxytherapy with radiofrequency and microneedling by Inmode “Morpheus 8”. Carboxytherapy is a treatment that uses carbon dioxide in controlled doses to treat a number of aesthetic conditions. It was first discovered in 1946 in France, when physicians noticed …

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