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Defeat Gum Disease

Defeat Gum Disease

There is a silent oral disease affecting more than 80% of adults. Chances are you either have had or are currently battling periodontal (gum) disease. Unfortunately, in many cases, the disease goes undetected until painful symptoms begin occurring. At which time the disease and any adverse conditions have already set in. Because there are no early signs of periodontal disease, …

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Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical Myelopathy

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon The cervical spine (neck) is made up of a series of connected bones called vertebrae. The bones protect the spinal cord that runs through the spinal canal. The spinal cord contains nerves that give strength and sensation to the arms and legs, and provide bowel and bladder control.  With age, the intervertebral discs (the …

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Treating Ingrown Toenails

Treating Ingrown Toenails

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.A.S., C.W.S.P. Toenails that curl in on the sides can penetrate through the toe’s skin causing a great deal of discomfort and even infection.  If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know that the pain coming from that tiny little area on your body is excruciating and not easily overlooked. There are ways that you …

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Summer Safety

Summer Safety

Longer days, warmer sunshine, and a few safety precautions During the next few months, families will be more active than normal with school being out and summer vacations planned.  We will be enjoying excursions, playing on the beach, visiting parks and barbecuing a lot more often.  With all of this extra activity comes the unfortunate increased chance of injury.  Summer safety …

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Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Swan Centers is comprised of two distinct and different companies; The first is Swan Age Reversal Centers, which offers Non-Surgical Treatments and the second is Swan Plastic Surgery Centers, which offers Cosmetic Surgery Procedures.  With these two options, it allows you the opportunity to have a wide array of choices for all of your Aesthetic and Cosmetic needs, all under one …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder There is Hope.

Seasonal Affective Disorder There is Hope.

Now that summer is upon us, we have become aware of the need for proper hydration, sunscreen and sun block as well as water safety. Not to be left out, depression has a place in the summer as part of a unique syndrome known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This illness is a type of depression that is related to changes …

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Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)

Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)

Do you have the following symptoms? • Frequent urination at night • Frequent urination that often produces only a small amount of urine • Hesitant or interrupted urine stream • Leaking or dribbling urine • Sudden and urgent need to urinate • Weak urine stream • Feeling like the bladder is not completely empty after urinating • Occasional pain when …

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Depression Defined

Depression Defined

Depression is one of those diagnoses that is complicated and many times improperly defined, to say the least.  There are many different types of depression that often get inadequately intertwined with each other. The reason for so much confusion and negative connotation lies in one main fact…misunder- standing. Because depression affects every human being at one time or another, understanding the …

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It’s Not Just About Sex Drive – Here’s Why Testosterone is So Important to Men’s Health

It’s Not Just About Sex Drive

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD June is National Men’s Health Month, making spring the perfect time to remind men in our lives about the importance of prioritizing their personal health. A common concern for many men as they age is their testosterone levels lowering. Testosterone is an important hormone responsible for regulating a number of processes in the male body, including: muscle …

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5 Tips for Getting Relief from Dry Eyes with an Omega-3 Supplement

5 Tips for Getting Relief from Dry Eyes with an Omega-3 Supplement

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Increasing our intake of omega-3 from fish and cod liver oil can be an effective and relatively inexpensive way to help manage dry eye symptoms. Most articles addressing dry eyes mention omega-3 supplements for their anti-inflammatory benefits. And many ophthalmologists and optometrists recommend taking them. There’s good reason for all the omega-3 excitement. Most dry eye issues …

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