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Blood in the Urine: Getting an Early Diagnosis is Key

Blood in the Urine

By Dr. Eric Coronato, Board-Certified Urologist At the first sight of blood in the urine, most individuals fear the worst, but numerous influences and disorders can cause blood in the urine. Many times, blood in the urine is not related to critical issues, but there is always the chance that it could be something more serious. Gross hematuria is when the …

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Pre-diabetes: A Dangerous State To Live In

Pre-diabetes: A Dangerous State To Live In

Diabetes, a devastating disease, is a major risk factor for all chronic illnesses, including arth- ritis, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimers. A systemic condition, it affects every cell in the body, damaging eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart and brain. The good news is diabetes is nearly 100% preventable by identifying and understanding bio-markers (mostly blood tests) that collectively diagnose a dangerous …

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8 Ways to Cope with Tinnitus

8 Ways to Cope with Tinnitus

For sufferers of tinnitus, the condition described as ringing in the ears when no external sounds are present, life can be difficult at best, and almost unbearable at worst. Those recently diagnosed with tinnitus – or who think they may have the condition – often experience frustration, stress and confusion. According to the American Tinnitus Association, more than 50 million …

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PARTITIONING PROPERTY

PARTITIONING PROPERTY

By James W. Mallonee Lately, I’ve been involved in three partition actions, two of which involve the administration of an estate. A partition action can be an expensive alternative to selling real or personal property when the parties having ownership of such property can’t agree on how to handle it. There are two forms of partition, an estate administration and a …

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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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NEOWAVES – FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

NEOWAVES - FINALLY You Can Say Goodbye to ED

Our office specializes in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction through the use of low-intensity shock wave therapy. Our method is a scientifically proven, non-invasive procedure that uses focused sound waves to increase blood flow to the penis, optimizing erections, sensitivity and sexual performance. What Are Some of the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction? Most men who suffer from ED have vascular issues …

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Countless Patients Are Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & PTSD with Cannabis

Countless Patients Are Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & PTSD with Cannabis

By Dr. Steven Reichbach Although medical professionals are still discovering new reasons for depression and anxiety to this day, we know that a tiny portion in the brain called the amygdala, stores emotional and threatening thoughts and memories from our early childhood to present day. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) causes extreme side effects. Many individuals have severe nightmares, flashbacks, anxiety, …

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The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A pastor went to visit a widow. She greeted him with a warm smile. She invited the pastor in and offered him a cup of coffee. As they sat at the kitchen table in her modest home and talked the pastor began to realize how poor the widow was. Not …

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What you Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

What you Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

According to the NIH (National Institute of Health), 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases, and that number is on the rise. With autoimmune disorders, the body’s natural defense system (immune system) attacks itself and causes inflammation and damage to healthy tissue and organs. Multiple Sclerosis is one of the growing autoimmune disorders, affecting the CNS (Central Nervous System), which …

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Hearing Loss in Women Linked to Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen Usage; Aspirin, Advil and Tylenol Linked to Hearing Loss in Men

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. A recent study of women (September 2012) by Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts has shown that the more frequently women take ibuprofen (i.e. Advil, Motrin, Midol) or acetaminophen (i.e. Tylenol) the higher their risk of hearing loss. The results showed that the link was stronger for women less than 50 years old and especially …

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