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Summer Travel: Fun, Sun, and…PAIN

Summer Travel: Fun, Sun, and…PAIN

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center When we think of taking a vacation, we typically visualize relaxation, and we look forward to a peaceful experience. After all, vacations are a time to get away from our stress-filled lives and visit family, friends, or enjoy quiet time on the beach basking in the sun. In reality, these things hold …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: How to Treat the Plaque & Inflammation that Contributes to The Disorder

How to Treat the Plaque & Inflammation that Contributes to The Disorder

The build-up of a protein called Amyloid plaque in the brain is thought to be the leading cause of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s brain has disruptions and twists called neurofibrillary tangles. These nerve endings become unattached and interfere with the intracellular functions of the brain. Amyloid plaque alters itself into beta-amyloid, which can cause the destruction of nerve cells and exacerbate …

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Lower Back Pain: Find out why Alternative Therapies are the Answer You’ve Been Looking for

Lower Back Pain:

Courtesy of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy We all have aches and pains from time to time, but depending on your overall health, age and physical capability, standard medicine is often not enough. Patients are being overmedicated with prescriptions and receiving unnecessary procedures. 80 percent of adults will fall victim to painful disorders of their lower backs at …

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THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

Cathleen Yun Ehrlich, ARNP-C We’ve all heard about the damaging effects of the sun’s harmful UV rays, but are we actually paying attention to the details? Here’s what the World Health Organization (WHO) wants the public to know, “Prolonged human exposure to solar UV radiation may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye and immune system. Sunburn …

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Summer Safety and Your Heart

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA Living in Florida, we are typically accustomed to warmer days than most of the country, but during the spring and summer months, our typical 80-degree weather can skyrocket to high 90’s and even triple digits, which can leave us feeling, overheated very quickly. It’s important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day, as …

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Veterinary Compounding for Hard to Medicate Pets

Veterinary Compounding for Hard to Medicate Pets

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD Ask any pet owner and they’ll tell you, their pet is certainly a member of their family. As with any family member, it is important to make sure that your loved ones are happy and healthy, including your animals. But medicating an unwell pet can be difficult. Whether a cat, dog, ferret, bird or snake, animals are …

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Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

By Dr.Brian C. Rell, DPM, FACFAS Disease states or trauma can damage the joint, bones and soft tissue in our feet and ankles; however, the most common foot and ankle disorder is caused by inflammation and is widely known as arthritis. Arthritis Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, …

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Screening for Colon Cancer Saves Lives

By Ravi Kondapalli, M.D. Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Proper screening can literally mean the difference between life and death. Screening can find precancerous polyps – …

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All in one Dental Visit with CEREC

All in one Dental Visit with CEREC

By Dr. Joseph Farag – New technologies are making our lives simpler and easier everyday and dentistry has certainly not been left behind. Thanks to a great new system called CEREC, you can now have a high-tech smile in a single visit. In days gone by, you may have needed to visit the dentist two or three times to have …

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How Osteoporosis can be Reversed Naturally Learn How OsteoStrong® Can Increase Bone Density, Strength and Balance

Osteoporosis happens when bones become weak and are more susceptible to fractures. The symptoms of your osteoporosis are generally not visible unless you have a fracture. You may not even know that you have the disease until you break a bone, or a test shows that you have low bone mineral density (DXA Scan). And if you’ve had one broken bone …

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