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Heel Pain How do you get rid of it?

Heel Pain How do you get rid of it

By John Mina, D.P.M. It seems like more and more people are suffering from heel pain than ever before. Heel pain can cause great discomfort and interfere with a person’s ability to work or even enjoy life. Well, before I start explaining how to cure it, let’s discuss exactly what the causes are. There are a number of possible reasons …

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The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL Announces their Health & Wellness Faire to be held on April 6th at the Crowne Plaza, Fort Myers, Bell Tower

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL

Originally founded in October 2010 in Los Angeles, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce is an international trade organization for  holistically-minded professionals, practitioners, business owners, and resource providers. Florida became the 2nd state next to California to quickly embrace the Chamber and its holistic philosophy and soon there were chapters up North in Florida and on the East Coast of Florida. …

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Dispelling Myths About Modern Cataract Surgery: An Interview with Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS

If you are among those who have been recently been diagnosed with cataracts or think you may be suffering from vision loss due to a developing cataract, you are not alone. Cataracts are common, in fact over 90% of the population will be diagnosed with cataracts by the time they turn 65. Modern cataract surgery restores vision lost to cataracts …

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Bayfront Health Port Charlotte Receives National Recognition

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the Unite\d States. It affects nearly 50,000 Americans each year. If caught early on, it can be adequately treated. Typically, there are little to no signs or symptoms of colon polyps, so it’s critical to have colonoscopies every 10 years, or as recommended by your physician. In 2018, the American …

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Exercise Enthusiasts and Athletes Have Special Hydration Needs: Learn How IV Infusions can help

Exercise Enthusiasts and Athletes Have Special Hydration Needs: Learn How IV Infusions can help

Along with proper nutrition, exercise, and rest, hydration is key to accelerated healing. Dehydration is when our molecules have lost H2O, and it can be extremely dangerous, causing permanent damage to the cells, organs and musculoskeletal system. Unfortunately, it’s quite common not to feel thirsty until you’re already dehydrated. Thirst is a sign that the detrimental effects on your organs and …

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Changing Your Genetics Through Nutrition and Lifestyle

Changing Your Genetics Through Nutrition and Lifestyle

Have you ever been told your health fate is written in your genes, or that your future well being is out of your hands? Are you fearful of inheriting the same devastating diagnosis of a family member? Just this past summer, I had the painful experience of watching my father slowly die, after suffering for years with Alzheimer’s disease. I can’t …

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Do you REALLY Need a Professional to Help You with Medicare?

Do you REALLY Need a Professional to Help You with Medicare?

Medicare is a sophisticated system but maneuvering your way through the maze is the tricky part. You’ll want to have the best coverage based on what your income will allow. Having the assistance of a qualified broker is essential to making sure you choose the right options for you and your loved one. When an individual turns 65-years-of-age, most people are …

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Tinnitus…. and the Possible Relief from Taking CBD Oil….

Tinnitus…. and the Possible Relief from Taking CBD Oil….

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. Tinnitus is the hearing of sound when no external sound is present. While often described as a ringing, it may also sound like a clicking, hiss or roaring. Rarely, unclear voices or music are heard. The sound may be soft or loud, low pitched or high pitched and appear to be coming from one ear or …

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Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics: Savor the Flavor, Drop the Saturated Fat

Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics: Savor the Flavor, Drop the Saturated Fat

America is known as a melting pot of cultures that enjoy a variety of ethnic dishes, but some of these recipes can be high in saturated fat and calories. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips on how to cut down on fat while savoring the flavor of traditional family fare. “Family recipes are usually passed down from one generation …

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction2

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Low back pain exacts a significant burden on the healthcare system and is the source of approximately 12 million physician office visits per year in the United States.  It is among the leading causes of disability, accounting for expenditures in excess of $50 billion every year.  Although nearly 1 million spinal fusions are performed …

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