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Aging Housing Options: What’s Best for You?

's Best for You?

The way that people desire to age depends on their circumstances such as health, finances, personal interests, and planning capabilities. Many people want to live in a 55+ community with their spouse to enjoy maintenance-free living with fantastic amenities and social activities. But what happens when you need more? What do you do when a loved one has a health condition …

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Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. Patient asked: Two nights ago I went out for a walk and was ravaged by mosquitoes. Now one of the bites is surrounded by a 3” circle that’s red and swollen. Is this an allergic reaction? Dr.Kogan’s opinion: I don’t think so. Allergic reactions to insect venom tend to be localized and develop minutes (rather than …

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3 Simple Blood Tests Can Hold the Key to Feeling Decades Younger

3 Simple Blood Tests Can Hold the Key to Feeling Decades Younger

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. Many women go to the doctor seeking help for low energy and excess pounds, only to be told that these symptoms are “normal” for women over 50. While these symptoms are common, they’re also signs of conditions that need to be diagnosed and treated — before they become chronic health issues. With a little detective work, it’s …

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Fueling Your Car with Premium is the Best Choice, But What About Premium Nutrients for the Body? How Does This Play a Role in Your Dental Health?

Premium Nutrients for the Body

By Dr. Nilo A. Hernandez Jr., DDS., DICOI Fuel in the body is an interesting topic. For one, we enjoy eating. We also assume that we must eat, and we are right for the most part. Food is fuel. What we put into our bodies is very important. Our mouths are full of taste buds (glands), and they detect the tastes …

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What’s the Difference Between an MRI & a CT Scan?

What’s the Difference Between an MRI & a CT Scan?

MRI MRI’s (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) are most often used to detect brain and spinal disorders like bleeding, tumors, strokes, cancer, as well as aortic and other heart discrepancies. MRI’s are commonly used to view the joints, soft tissues, and bones of the entire body. There is no radiation involved. The most advanced MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is done with 3T …

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Treating Depression with SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine)

Treating Depression with SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine)

What is SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine)? SPRAVATO™ is the trade name for the prescription medicine Esketamine. Unlike regular Ketamine that is usually administered Intravenously (IV), SPRAVATO™ is administered intra-nasally. SPRAVATO™ was FDA approved in March of 2019 for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Because SPRAVATO™ is FDA approved, it’s covered by many commercial insurance carriers. It is used in conjunction with an antidepressant taken by …

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Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

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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The Latest in Laser Treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins

The Latest in Laser Treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine The treatment of varicose veins and spider veins has undergone dramatic changes over the last ten years and especially over the last three years. Up until around the year 2000, the only available treatment for varicose veins was a surgical procedure …

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Misir Pharmacy Compounding Skincare Customized Specifically For You

Misir Pharmacy Compounding Skincare Customized Specifically For You

Noticing that your skin is starting to look dull, blotchy, or discolored? Do you have acne, scarring or noticeable wrinkles?   Sure, there are many over-the-counter products touting their anti-aging benefits, but the truth is—they’re not going to cut it! To see a noticeable difference in your skin’s appearance, you’ll need to see a medical professional for medical grade products …

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PREPARE YOUR KIDS FOR A HEALTHY NEW SCHOOL YEAR A Checklist for a Back to School Physical

PREPARE YOUR KIDS FOR A HEALTHY NEW SCHOOL YEAR A Checklist for a Back to School Physical

No matter what grade your child will enter this fall, there is always a last minute rush of things to do: purchase supplies and new school clothes, fill out forms and attend orientations. But one of the most important tasks for a successful school year is an appointment with your child’s physician. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advocates that every …

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