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TESTOSTERONE AND MEN’S HEALTH

TESTOSTERONE AND MEN’S HEALTH

By G. Austin Hill, MD – Tired?  Is your endurance and strength declining? Have you noticed a decline in your sexual function and lost interest in your sex life? Every man could answer yes to some or all of the above at some time or another after the age of 40.  These can be common symptoms of low testosterone, but …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

By Kara Sabatino Feeling sick during the week and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium Physician Group’s North Port Walk-in Medical Center is a wonderful alternative to a busy Emergency Department for life’s minor health problems. The North Port Walk-in recently opened and has expanded hours all week …

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IS A TRUST RIGHT FOR ME?

IS A TRUST RIGHT FOR ME?

By James W. Mallonee For the most part, a trust, whether operable during life or after death is generally used to give its creator the ability to control the flow of a person’s property to beneficiaries following death while attempting to minimize if not avoid estate taxes.  In today’s world, it might not make sense to have a trust instrument …

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Heat Awareness for Our Fury Family Members

Heat Awareness for Our Fury Family Members

During the summer months, the temperature can feel 10 degrees hotter than it actually is depending on the humidity levels.  Hot and humid weather can make it difficult for everyone to breathe; this is particularly the case of our beloved pets. Not only do most pets have a thick fur coat, but also their inability to sweat makes regulating their temperature …

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Leg Pain? It May Be Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD

Leg Pain? It May Be Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD

Do you happen to have these symptoms? • Painful cramping in your hip, thigh or calf muscles after certain activities, such as walking or climbing stairs (claudication) • Leg numbness or weakness • Coldness in your lower leg or foot, especially when compared with the other side • Sores on your toes, feet or legs that won’t heal • A …

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Want to Shrink Cancer Cells?

Want to Shrink Cancer Cells

The cells in our body naturally divide, strive and later die off, as new cells are created.  Cells are made up of a nucleus, mitochondria, and membranes that allow signaling and nutrients to flow in through tiny receptors. A healthy cell’s DNA is regulated by the endocannabinoid system in our body that signals and directs the cells within the immune system …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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LIFE BEYOND CANCER

While the end of successful cancer treatment is a time for celebration, it can also mean new challenges for survivors. Returning to work and managing the ongoing emotional and physical effects of cancer and cancer treatment often presents unanticipated changes for patients and their families. The key to returning to a normal life after treatment may be found in establishing …

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Failure is a Part of Growth

By Pastor Timothy L. Neptune The Apostle Peter was a bold man. He stepped up when others stepped back. He was often the first to speak in a group setting. Because of his faith, he was able to walk on water. And, like most risk takers, he experienced his share of failures. Faith involves risk. Failure is a possibility. But …

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Bayfront Health’s Joint Program: Dr. Mark Davis Sheds Light on Their Exceptional Center

Bayfront Health’s Joint Program

At Bayfront Health Punta Gorda’s Joint and Spine Center, their joint replacement program is designed to make the journey a little easier. Their skilled orthopedic team will see you through every phase of care, from pre-op education through your last inpatient therapy session. And, you’ll experience it all in a small group setting with people just like you. Together, you’ll share …

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