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Dr. Grigorov Joins Bayfront Health’s Neurosurgery Team

Dr. Grigorov Joins Bayfront Health’s Neurosurgery Team

Marat Grigorov, D.O., neurosurgeon, has joined Bayfront Health Medical Group and is currently seeing patients at 713 E. Marion Ave., Ste. 147, Punta Gorda. He treats all spectrums of spine and brain disorders and holds a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal conditions. Many people believe that neurosurgeons are only concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, …

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Why Does My Stomach Hurt?

From time to time, almost everyone will experience a stomachache. Most causes of abdominal pain are nothing to worry about, and will either pass on their own or be easily diagnosed and treated. But sometimes, stomach pain is a sign of a more serious illness. Learn which symptoms to watch out for, and use these tips to prepare for a successful …

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Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Over 116 million people suffer from various types of chronic pain disorders ranging from fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and neuropathy. Very often, the pain is concentrated in the back and neck pain due to spinal conditions. Whether injury, trauma or degenerative diseases have caused your pain, the consensus is usually the same; people want their pain to go away. The most common …

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WHEN DOES A DEED CONVEY PROPERTY TO ANOTHER

WHEN DOES A DEED CONVEY PROPERTY TO ANOTHER

By James W. Mallonee I am sometimes asked about the days before Christopher Columbus crossed the ocean blue, how did a buyer of land prove that he or she owned their purchased parcel. Historically, it was called delivery, but what did delivery really mean? During the 15th century there was no recording or transfer of paper laying out the land a …

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Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the microbiome — you know, the 1.5 kg community of microbes living in and on you. The microbiome is currently a hot health topic, receiving plenty of attention for its role in regulating disease. Let’s tackle some basics of this fascinating frontier in science. What …

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How to Treat Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks

How to Treat Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks

When it comes to environmental allergies, various symptoms whether those are simply annoying or more severe can occur abruptly. Here in Florida, seasonal allergies seem to be year-round for many people with molds, mildews, dust and pollen thriving in our warm environment. Although certain months of the year are worse than others, seasonal and environmental allergies are a common disorder from …

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When to Visit Urgent Care Vs. the Emergency Department

When to Visit Urgent Care Vs. the Emergency Department

When your child, you, or a loved one has a sudden illness or injury, it can be quite worrisome; however, the emergency room is not a place that most of us want to visit. The long wait times and hefty price tag that go with it are easy to avoid because there is another option. Urgent care clinics are an …

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The Advancements of Diagnosing & Treating Depression Have Improved Greatly Over the Past 9 Years

The Advancements of Diagnosing & Treating Depression Have Improved Greatly Over the Past 9 Years

By Robert W. Pollack, M.D. CEO Accurately diagnosing the illness of depression and seeking out the appropriate course of treatment is critical. The journey to care for 6.7% of the population that suffers from depression began many years ago with poltices, chants, and home remedies. It wasn’t until 1958 that science and medicine took a giant step forward. During the years …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem …

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DO YOU HAVE ORTHOVENOUS DISEASE?

DO YOU HAVE ORTHOVENOUS DISEASE?

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Carlie Black, PA-C One of the most common medical diagnoses associated with advancing age is osteoarthritis, also known as OA. This disease occurs over time due to years of “wear and tear” on our joints. Although OA can damage any joint in the body, the knee is among the top locations affected in the …

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