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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem that is …

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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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4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

#1—HOW IT WORKS There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis. The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and THC, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) level. CBD or cannabinoids can treat many different forms of diseases and …

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What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Mellitus Have in Common?

Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Board Certified Vascular Surgeon

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI If you have been told by your doctor that your varicose veins are cosmetic or pose no immediate threat to you or that your swollen therapy until real “pain” occurred. With the modern, minimally invasive diagnostic technique of ultrasound and treatment options of endovenous ablation available for the past 18 years (since 2000) for …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life. Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn belly fat, the dreaded bra bulge, extra pounds on our thighs, and bat arms can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out, eating …

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Progress Against Lung Cancer

Progress Against Lung Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More people die of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women – it ranks just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. …

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Valvular Heart Disease & Aortic Stenosis

Valvular Heart Disease & Aortic Stenosis

According to the National Institute on Aging, people are living longer; the average life expectancy for an American female is 81 years and that of an American male is 77 years. As we age, our quality of life doesn’t necessarily have to diminish. Aortic stenosis, is a common heart condition in the elderly population. Unfortunately, a lot of people with this …

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What Your Dermatologist Would Like You to Know About Skin Cancer Screenings

What Your Dermatologist Would Like You

By Hedy Setyadi, MD, FAAD, Board-Certified Dermatologist Some of your friends may have shared with you about their experience going to a dermatologist for a skin cancer screening. Why do people undergo skin cancer screenings? What may the experience be like? Let’s discuss! Who should have skin cancer screenings? If you have any of the following characteristics, regular skin cancer …

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“How can you work with stinky feet all day?”, “So you’re just a glorified pedicurist, right?”, “How do you even get into podiatry anyways?” “But why FEET?”

How do you even get into podiatry anyways

By Dr. TaNika Rae-Ann Harlis These are just some of the many random questions I get asked on a day to day basis regarding my profession; some are offensive, but some are downright hysterical! There are many misconceptions regarding the field of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, our education, and the services we provide. In this short article, I hope to answer …

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Shingrix Can All But Guarantee to Save You from Torturous Shingles

Shingrix Can All But Guarantee to Save You from Torturous Shingles

The FDA-approved vaccine is 97% effective in preventing the dreaded and excruciating shingles rash. If you are over 50, get vaccinated. Today By Ellyn Santiago The nerve pain many shingle sufferers experience, a debilitating pain that can last for years, is not easily described. Suffice to say it is unbearable and incurable and even with the best of treatments, can …

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