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Making Holistic Living Approachable

Making Holistic Living Approachable

By Matthew Solomon Across the country health providers have been steadily incorporating the concept of a holistic lifestyle into their care. It seems everywhere we turn as consumers we are encouraged to pursue this concept of holistic living. But, what does holistic living really mean and how can you introduce such an unusual concept to the population of American seniors? …

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Revocable Living Trust in Florida [Top Five Benefits]

Revocable Living Trust in Florida [Top Five Benefits]

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. 1. Your revocable living trust in Florida can protect your disabled beneficiaries. Under the current social security and Medicaid rules, if a disabled person who is receiving need based disability benefits (SSI), they can be disqualified if they suddenly are offered an inheritance. In fact, even if the decide to turn down (or disclaim) the …

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Why Do My Feet Hurt? Knowing When to Seek Medical Attention is Vital for Your Recovery & Pain Relief

Why Do My Feet Hurt? Knowing When to Seek Medical Attention is Vital for Your Recovery & Pain Relief

More than 75% of people in the United States will experience foot disorders. A large percentage of these individuals are in the aging population, but other factors can contribute to foot pain, like standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and genetic disorders, excessive exercise, trauma, and diseases. However, the most common foot and heel …

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National Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month Finding Relief from the Pain

Finding Relief from the Pain

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center Sickle Cell Anemia is a blood disorder affecting nearly 100,000 Americans each year. There are many symptoms and side effects associated with the disease like anemia, chronic infections, vision problems, and pain. When it comes to pain, most people don’t realize the amount of discomfort and swelling that is commonly related to …

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Understanding Veterans Benefits with CarePatrol

Wendy Rickenbach-Barclay, Owner-Certified Senior Advisor It can be frustrating to try to understand all the benefits that our area veterans can receive. Frustration can sometimes lead to the veteran or their family giving up during the process of application. Do not give up! This benefit can truly provide a quality of life to our area senior veterans and their spouses. …

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed back surgery syndrome is a generic term used to describe persistent or new pain after spinal surgery.   The typical scenario is one in which the patient has had one or multiple spinal surgeries, and they are in fact no better, or worse, compared to before they had any surgery.   Failed back surgery patients are a challenge to the spine surgeon.   …

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A REVOLUTIONARY NEW Light Therapy To Help You Shed Fat Long-Term

A REVOLUTIONARY NEW Light Therapy

By Larry D. Johnson, DC Does this scenario sound familiar? You follow a strict diet and get your daily exercise as recommended; you’ve tried various fades like low carb, no carb, vegetarian, vegan, no sugar, and yet the unwanted bulges won’t budge. Perhaps you’ve even had treatments for your stubborn areas, like freezing or heating away the fat, or fancy …

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Are You Ignoring Your Diabetic Risk Factors and Symptoms? Dr. Herschdorfer Rodriguez weighs in on what patients need to know

Are You Ignoring Your Diabetic Risk Factors and Symptoms? Dr. Herschdorfer Rodriguez weighs in on what patients need to know

Bayfront Health Medical Group is focused on preventative medicine, educating their patients and treating diseases and disorders with a patient-centric approach to personalize their treatment options. They recently recruited Dr. Herschdorfer Rodriguez for her dedication and commitment to patient care. We caught up with Dr. Herschdorfer Rodriguez to find out about her thoughts on the diabetes epidemic in our country. …

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Prostate Cancer Update

Prostate Cancer Update

Although some younger men do get prostate cancer, the risk increases with age. More than 70% of all prostate cancer patients are over the age of 65 and about 75% of all men over the age of 80 will have some form of prostate cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. In addition to age, other risk factors include ethnicity, …

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Can Anyone Please Help My Painful Feet?

Can Anyone Please Help My Painful Feet?

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Every year more than a million patients visit their doctor due to heel pain!  The most common foot and heel discomfort is caused by an excruciating disorder known as plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis? The foot is comprised of many different …

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