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New Gynecologist Offering Specialized Care for Women at Every Stage of Life

New Gynecologist

Trusting your gynecologist is one of the many factors in finding the best physician for you. Your gynecologist is a valuable asset to your healthcare plan and key to maintaining the ideal women’s healthcare routine. You want to be comfortable talking openly and asking intimate questions about the array of women’s health issues you may face and have no doubts …

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Are You Experiencing DRY EYE SYNDROME?

Do your eyes ever feel dry, itchy or gritty? Do you find it difficult to naturally produce tears? Are you overly dependent on moisturizing eye drops to help you get through the workday? Perhaps, like thousands of people, you wake up in the middle of the night and cannot produce natural tears when you blink? This could be attributable to …

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Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Have you tried treatment for overactive bladder and still suffer from any of the symptoms below? Urgency to get to the restroom in time Increased frequency of urination Getting up at night 2 or more times to urinate Wearing adult protective undergarments or pads Inability to empty your bladder completely Curbing your usual activities because you must be near a …

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There Are Options for Debilitating Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

In the United States at any given time, millions of people are suffering from chronic low back pain. Debilitating low back pain affects 30-40% of the population and is responsible for 52 million medical visits. Traditionally, chronic low back pain patients are treated with conservative modalities such as physical therapy, medications, injections, or surgical options such as spinal fusion or …

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If You Have Neuropathy, There Are Alternative Treatment Options That Have Helped Numerous Patients Enjoy Life Again without Tingling And Pain

If you’ve been diagnosed with neuropathy, you most likely have an underlying condition that you are trying to treat as well. Most people with peripheral neuropathy, start out with some tingling sensations in the legs, but the disorder often progresses to become painful and a hindrance to daily activities. If left untreated, it can become debilitating and even life-threatening. In …

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Energy Medicine – a road less travelled.

Energy Medicine

Part 2 By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. In the last few months, these articles dived deeper into the topic of how human body functions on many levels including electrochemical, neuro-hormonal, and energetic. An impeccable functioning of these pathways is fundamental for a normal healing process. When any level is disrupted due to either a lack of building blocks or a stagnation …

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Summer Travel – What You Need to Know

Summer Travel

By Dr. Alejandro Blanco Accidents can happen anytime, but during the summer months, they are even more prevalent. With people hustling and rushin to go on vacation, weddings and birthday parties accidents are inevitable. Time Matters Accident victims have only 14 days from the time of an accident to see a doctor if you want insurance to cover your medical …

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THE PARKINSON’S ASSOCIATION OF SWFL HELP OUR COMMUNITY MEMBERS WITH PD TO LIVE WELL

April is National Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Awareness Month, a time to learn more about this progressive disorder and the resources and support that is available to the SWFL community through the Parkinson’s Association of SWFL (PASWFL). Every nine minutes someone in our community is diagnosed. PD — which affects the central nervous system — is the fastest growing disorder in …

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For the Love of Pets: Older Adults Benefit from Pet Ownership

Love of Pets

By Greg Pascucci One of the common questions older adults ask when considering a move to a senior living community is, “Does the community allow pets?” With research continuing to support the overwhelming benefits of pet ownership, prospective residents are thrilled to learn the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Studies have shown pets play a significant role in the health …

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Helping Patients Live with Parkinson’s

Parkinson

Each year, doctors diagnose 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease (PD). With advances in pharmacology and surgery giving PD patients longer lives and increased motor function, interventions to prepare family caregivers, empower patients in their daily lives, and improve patient peace of mind become more involved. While many patients live more than 20 years after the diagnosis, the median survival …

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