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Your Heart – Preventing and Recovering from Heart Disease & Stroke

Your Heart - Preventing and Recovering from Heart Disease & Stroke

More than 600,000 individuals die each year of heart disease here in the United States. For both men and women, cardiovascular disease claims more lives than any type of cancer. There is such a significant emphasis on prostate cancer for men and breast cancer, for women, but many people are unaware that females and men alike die from heart disease …

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Paradise Wellness & Event Center

Paradise Wellness & Event Center

Bonita Springs now has an exclusive space for a healthy mind, body, and spirit. The Paradise Wellness And Event Center, located in the professional building at Bonita Crossings is a substantial 8400 sq. Ft. facility that’s home to some of the most innovative health experts and authorities in the world. At the Paradise Wellness and Event Center, you can enjoy …

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Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

In 2017, a well-publicized RAND Corporation study presented a startling conclusion. It found direct-to-consumer telehealth may not save money because it may increase health care utilization due to ease of access. In fact, researchers estimated an 88 percent increase in the use of specific health care services among patients studied. With findings that seem contrary to years of other research, the …

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What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS A cataract is not a growth, but a gradual clouding of the normally crystal-clear lens of the eye. Cataracts distort vision because they block the lens from being able to focus light on the retina. It’s a common vision condition that affects many people as they grow older. By age 80, more than half …

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The Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the bladder is one of the six yang organs, paired with one of the six yin organs. The yin organs store vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin, and yang), whereas the yang organs are more active and have a function of constantly filling and emptying. The bladder is …

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Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, or just trying to maintain your New Year’s “get fit” resolutions, February is Heart Health Month and a good reminder of the importance of keeping our tickers in top notch. For people with heart and vascular disorders, this is of critical importance. In recent years there has been a multitude of studies on the effectiveness of …

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decoding heart disease

decoding heart disease

Erick E. Calderon, MD, FACC, FSCAI There are many things that can affect your risk for developing heart disease. Three of them you cannot control—your age, your gender and your family history. However, there are several other things you can do to help you avoid a heart attack or stroke, such as maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and quitting smoking. …

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Learn How You Can Prevent Cancer

Learn How You Can Prevent Cancer

It’s unfortunate that most of us have dealt with cancer either personally or indirectly through a loved one, or friend. This year it is estimated that 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and approximately 600,000 will die from the complications of the disease.  While there are excellent treatment options available, early detection is the key to surviving this devastating …

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Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Looking for semi-permanent fix to your thin or barely-there eyebrows? What about a more youthful face in less than ten minutes? If so, NIA Clinic is happy to offer two of the leading cosmetic services that offer lasting results and are celebrity approved. MICROBLADING Eyebrows are arguably one of the most important facial features. Over the years, people have utilized eyebrow …

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Toxic Heavy Metals & Cardiovascular Disease

Toxic Heavy Metals & Cardiovascular Disease

Alternative Medicine such as chelation IV therapy has been intensely criticized by mainstream medicine for many years, so much so that a cardiovascular trial was conducted to refute any chance that chelation treatment worked so that physicians could deter their patients from asking for the procedure. It’s important to point out that people are much more educated and open to various …

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