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REPOWER YOUR LIFE AND YOUR INTIMACY WITH NEOWAVES

REPOWER YOUR LIFE AND YOUR INTIMACY WITH NEOWAVES

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, MD and Darian Yera, APRN Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a problem far more common than we think. Several studies reveal that at least 50% of men in the U.S. experience some form of sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives, thus being one of the most common male sexual problems. Romantic life of couples often get affected …

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Psychiatric Associates: Merging of Compassion and Technology

Psychiatric Associates: Merging of Compassion and Technology

By Robert W. Pollack, M.D. CEO In January of 2011 Dr. Bob Pollack opened his office at 6804 Porto Fino Circle, Suite 1 in Fort Myers Florida. He, along with Julie Kuhns, LCSW, began serving the people of Fort Myers. Dr. Pollack had a long career in Psychiatry with a multitude of accomplishments. His intent was to have a small, …

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What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Have in Common?

What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Have in Common?

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI If you have been told by your doctor that your varicose veins are just cosmetic and present no immediate threat to your health or that your swollen achy legs are just something you are going to have to live with, you might want to reconsider your options. Several patients have presented to our …

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How Barre Workouts Can Help You Achieve Wellbeing, Flexibility, Stamina & Balance

How Barre Workouts Can Help You Achieve Wellbeing, Flexibility, Stamina & Balance

You’ve probably heard of Barre workouts by now, since they’ve grown in popularity over the past several years. There is staying power in this type of exercise because it utilizes the core strength, building balance, and strength throughout the body without the bulk! And the best part is, you can have the body of a lifelong dancer, without the tutus …

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Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss: Bone Grafting and Implants Offer Multiple Benefits

Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss: Bone Grafting and Implants Offer Multiple Benefits

Bone loss is a common side effect of periodontal disease. Once the bone is gone, it will not naturally regenerate without periodontal intervention. If there is infection present, which is more often than not the case, the bone will continue to deteriorate and can lead to facial malformations and loss of teeth. Periodontal Disease Leads to Bone Loss If you …

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Did You Know Diabetes Leads to Cardiovascular Issues?

Did You Know Diabetes Leads to Cardiovascular Issues?

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA High blood sugar and cardiovascular disease are interconnected. In our country, nearly 30 million people have diabetes, and a vast majority of our population unknowingly has what’s known as prediabetes, which quickly escalates into the disease within a short amount of time. If you have diabetes, it’s critical that you see a cardiologist because it’s not …

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Lifestyles After 50 Rotator cuff tears are a common source of shoulder pain.

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, rotator cuff tear injuries are on the rise with aging patients across the United States. Rotator cuff tears (RCTs) are among the most common upper extremity injuries in individuals older than 50 years of age, with nearly 20 percent of patients over the age of 50 exhibiting symptoms of RCTs and 49 …

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November is National Healthy Skin Month: Compounded Pharmaceuticals are Growing in Popularity for Multiple Reasons

November is National Healthy Skin Month: Compounded Pharmaceuticals are Growing in Popularity for Multiple Reasons

When we think of healthy skin, we usually think of glowing, youthful, bright faces, but healthy skin is about the entire body from head to toe, and although we know keeping the harmful sun’s rays out plays a crucial role, the skin can be protected, treated and rejuvenated in multiple ways. Because our skin is the largest organ throughout our …

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Proper Footwear & Why Diabetics Should Never Wear Sandals or Flip Flops

Proper Footwear & Why Diabetics Should Never Wear Sandals or Flip Flops

By Heidi Neyra, Owner – Certified Personal Trainer and CCHT People with diabetes have an extremely high storage of glucose; Glucose damages many organs in the body but also has a severely adverse effect on nerves. This nerve damage happens because the small blood vessels, which supply blood and nutrients to the nerves, becomes impaired. When the nerves are no …

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Metabolic Surgery Can Restore Fertility, Bradenton Couple Finds

Maggie and Jason LeGrange before (left) and after metabolic/ bariatric surgery. After surgery, Maggie was able to conceive and deliver two more children after years of infertility caused by obesity.

By Lisa Joslin, Bariatric Care Coordinator Maggie and Jason LeGrange are the kind of couple people call “lovebirds.” While parenting Maggie’s son from a previous marriage, the two were eager to add to their family. When it didn’t happen, they tried fertility drugs. After a miscarriage, the Bradenton couple gave up on the dream. Both Maggie and Jason were morbidly …

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