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Dismissing (or Beating) Seasonal Depression at Your Doorstep

Dismissing (or Beating) Seasonal Depression at Your Doorstep

By William Bambrick, The Springs at South Biscayne It’s that time of year again. Time when the summer days are long since passed, and the falling leaves are making way to a cold and gray winter season. And for about two percent of the population, seasonal depression comes knocking at the door. Known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is …

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Depression and Chronic Pain: A Better Alternative to Addictive Drugs

Depression and Chronic Pain: A Better Alternative to Addictive Drugs

By Dr. Steven Reichbach In a series of ongoing randomized tests, Ketamine therapy has become more widely accepted for its capacity to revamp the brain’s depressive episodes rapidly. Over the past several years, many physicians have studied the effects of Ketamine on depressed patients including those with PTSD and bipolar disorder. Board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Steven Reichbach of the Gulfcoast Ketamine Center, …

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Underdiagnosed IBS

Underdiagnosed IBS

It’s More Than Just Something You Ate? By Ronald W. DeMasi, M.D. It’s not uncommon to experience occasional diarrhea or constipation, but what if your symptoms were lingering, or relatively regular occurrences? Over 20% of the population has IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), but that’s not accounting for the nearly 45 million Americans that silently suffer from the symptoms of IBS. …

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The Road to Brain Injury Recovery with Omega-3 Fish Oil

The Road to Brain Injury Recovery with Omega-3 Fish Oil

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD One year ago, my family was in an uproar. A close family member needed brain surgery, which was scary enough. Then, a week after this major procedure, he contracted a life threatening form of bacterial meningitis. I visited him many times as he fought for his life in the hospital. He was so out of it, …

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Insuring Your Home Business

D. Gates Insurance Group If you have recently started your own business and work out of your home, you’ll probably need to upgrade your insurance program. At-home business owners often make the mistake of assuming that their homeowners policy covers their business equipment. In fact, your homeowners policy may include little or no coverage for your business property and business …

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New and Proven Oticon Opn. TM

New and Proven Oticon Opn

The first hearing device that revolves around you. By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. It’s not often that a major change comes along in hearing aid technology. Hearing aid manufacturers periodically introduce new products and the new product is always better; however, the improvements are usually only incremental in nature. It is rare when technology improvements with hearing instruments can be …

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Are You Uncertain if Exercise is Right for You Due to a Health Condition?

Are You Uncertain if Exercise is Right for You Due to a Health Condition

We all know how important exercise is for our overall health, but are you confused about the amount of physical exertion you should be doing due to your health issues? Of course, it’s imperative to speak to your healthcare provider when adding any new exercise routine to your repertoire. However, there is significant evidence that shows water therapy is ideal …

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TRUSTS AND BENEFICIARY POWERS

TRUSTS AND BENEFICIARY POWERS

By James W. Mallonee I often get asked by a Grantor of a trust how secure is the information and assets that are titled in the name of their trust from his or her named beneficiaries. The response most often given is that it depends on the current status of the trust. There are two statuses of a trust, revocable …

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Exciting News!

Exciting News!

Medical adhesive vein closure, VenaSeal™ will be covered by insurance starting in 2018. See our team of providers at Vein Specialists to get your legs feeling and looking better today. What is VenaSeal™? VenaSeal™ is the latest minimally invasive procedure proven to safely and effectively treat venous reflux disease. At Vein Specialists, we are dedicated to improving our patients’ health. …

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Treating Anxiety Naturally

Treating Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety: “A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.” Symptoms may include shortness of breath, shallow breathing, and muscle tension. This in turn makes more shortness of breath, tiredness and low energy for doing things. It’s a viscous cycle. Leading causes of anxiety may be from a genetic predisposition or …

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