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The Importance of Friends

The Importance of Friends

By Pastor Timothy Neptune In our crazy world, if we are not careful, the busyness of life will crowd out the time we need to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Having friends is very important! The Bible gives us some great advice on the importance of friends and of building healthy relationships: Two are better than one, because they have …

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Get Fit in 2019 This Year Let Crunch Fitness Help You Reach Your Goals

Get Fit in 2019 This Year Let Crunch Fitness Help You Reach Your Goals

Weight loss isn’t a quick jaunt; it’s often a very long journey with many turns, twists, and bumps in the road. At this time of year, our New Year’s resolutions probably include weight loss goals, and working out. But what’s the best way to get there? Over the years, most people have lost a few pounds, only to regain them rather …

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7 Tricks for Sticking with Your Fitness Plans

Are you looking for some new fitness motivation? Try exercising your brain first — and practice ways to “trick” yourself into being more active. With the New Year and corresponding resolutions upon us, Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Florida, chimes in with some fun and engaging tips to help you get started and keep going. Tricky business Ready …

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A Safe Way to Start The New Year 5 Ways to Prevent Falls in Your Loved One’s Home

CarePatrol of Sarasota and LWR wants seniors to be healthy and independent for as long as possible. However, an unexpected fall can drastically hinder that independent lifestyle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in four adults over age 65 has a fall each year. One in five falls results in serious injury – such a broken …

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Frontotemporal Dementia: Impact on Social Brain.

frontotemporal Dementia

By – Valeriy Sabodash, M.D. Dementia is a common clinical diagnosis in neurology practice. There are many types of dementia. The most discussed type is Alzheimer’s disease in the past known as senile dementia. However, there are other neurodegenerative syndromes that less known not only to the patients and their families but physicians too. Some of these, in fact, are not …

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Neurofeedback: A Safe and Effective Treatment for Many Neurological Conditions like Memory Loss, Insomnia and Anxiety

Neurofeedback

Florida integrative medical center (FLIMC) has an exciting brain health and restoration program which incorporates brain mapping and neurofeedback integrated with its many other therapies. Mapping identifies dysfunctional brainwave patterns and neurofeedback three trains the brain back into normal healthy patterns. The program is helpful for improving a variety of neurological conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, ADD, ADHD, ADHD …

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Leading-Edge Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Leading-Edge Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

It may still sound a little futuristic to some, but Bayfront Health Port Charlotte has offered Stryker’s Mako System since 2010, offering highly advanced robotic-arm assisted joint replacement procedures. Today, they remain the only facility in both Charlotte and Lee Counties to offer this robotic technology. There are multiple procedures that the Mako robotic-assisted surgical device offers. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte …

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Thyroid and Your Weight

Thyroid and Your Weight

Hashimoto’s: An overlooked, primary cause of resistant weight loss A common scenario I see in my office, time and time again, is a female patient who has been diagnosed with hypothyroid disease, treated with medication, and still suffers with the many symptoms of a low thyroid, including fatigue, depression, loss of ambition, brain fog, joint stiffness, muscle cramps, constipation, dry skin, …

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TREATING NEUROPATHIC PAIN with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

TREATING NEUROPATHIC PAIN with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

Neuropathy is typically associated with diabetes, as it’s common for nerve damage to have occurred in individuals with high glucose storage, but neuropathy can also be attributed to chemotherapy, injuries, autoimmune diseases, compressed spinal vertebrae, cholesterol medication side effects, a build-up of toxins, and vascular disease. In the United States alone, neuropathy affects nearly 20 million people. The Latin word …

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What You Need to Know About Wounds

What You Need to Know About Wounds

By Dr. Andre Willaims What is a wound? A wound may be described in many ways; by its etiology, anatomical location, or by whether it is acute or chronic. A wound is defined as an injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken. An ulcer is …

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