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Alzheimer’s Disease Are You at Risk?

Alzheimer’s Disease Are You at Risk

By Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia that can cause problems with thinking, memory, and behavior. Fifty to eighty percent of dementia cases are patients with Alzheimer’s. The disease progressively gets worse, interfering with daily tasks. The disease is fatal and there is currently not a known cure. Although Alzheimer’s mostly affects …

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Understanding Chronic Pain and Treatment

Understanding Chronic Pain and Treatment

Chronic pain is a very unfortunate reality for many people. Daily painful conditions can cripple patients not only physically but also emotionally.  Stressors from dealing with ongoing pain can cause emotional distress for suffers such as depression and anxiety. It may also cause relationship problems. Patients are not able to participate as fully as they would like in family events, …

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Swollen, achy legs? It could be your veins.

achy legs

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – Jean, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years. Although she did have a history of varicose veins in her sister, she initially did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that …

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NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION: WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT?

This article is intended for informational use only and is not for purposes of providing legal advice or association of a lawyer – client relationship

By James W. Mallonee If you have ever experienced the administration of an estate, your attorney has probably advised you on the necessity of serving a Notice of Administration on all interested persons of a decedent’s estate.  The real question is who should be served with such notice and what purpose does it serve. The main purpose of serving a …

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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

As women age and approach the menopause years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect women’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and incontinence, and relaxation of the vaginal walls. For decades, the …

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Regain Your Mobility for A Better Quality of Life ACCELERATED KNEE REPLACEMENT RECOVERY NOW AVAILABLE IN FLORIDA!

Regain Your Mobility for A Better Quality of Life

If your knee has been damaged by injury or one of the three most common causes of chronic knee pain (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and post-traumatic arthritis) it may be hard for you to do simple things such as walking, climbing stairs or doing your favorite outdoor activities.  You may even begin to experience pain while you are sitting or lying …

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An Orthopaedic Surgeon Can Make a Tremendous Difference in the Quality of Your Foot and Ankle Care!

An Orthopaedic Surgeon

An orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle problems can make a huge difference. I am Dr. Myles Rubin Samotin, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon fully trained in taking care of all extremities from the shoulders to the fingers, from the hips down to the toes. In addition to a very lengthy training and specialization in orthopedics, I am subspecialty and …

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Regular Dental Visits for a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles

Regular Dental Visits for a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles

Dr. Alexander Gaukhman Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults with more than 3 million cases per year. Because gum disease is usually painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by plaque, …

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Patients Learn to Move Big and Speak Loud

Patients Learn to Move Big and Speak Loud

Bayfront Health uses Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Big and Loud Therapy to empower those living with Parkinson’s disease to improve functional tasks and speak better. BIG Physical therapists use LSVT Big to address the unique movement impairments of patients that experience tremors, slow movements, impaired balance and stiffness. Developed from 20 years of research, Big therapy has shown documented …

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HEARING CARE IS HEALTH CARE

HEARING CARE IS HEALTH CARE

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the United States.  It affects more than nine million Americans over the age of 65 and 10 million Americans age 45 to 64.  It is unfortunate that about three out of five older Americans with hearing loss and six out of seven middle-aged Americans …

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