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GAINSWave – A Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

A Revolutionary New Therapy that Treats Erectile Dysfunction

What causes ED? As men age, the vessels in the penis weaken, contract and fill with micro-plaque just as they do elsewhere in the body. This prohibits men from achieving an erection or decreases the firmness of a man’s erection. At the same time, the penis decreases in sensitivity, making it harder to achieve a pleasurable orgasm. Finally, the time …

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Defeat Gum Disease

Defeat Gum Disease

There is a silent oral disease affecting more than 80% of adults. Chances are you either have had or are currently battling periodontal (gum) disease. Unfortunately, in many cases, the disease goes undetected until painful symptoms begin occurring. At which time the disease and any adverse conditions have already set in. Because there are no early signs of periodontal disease, …

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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half earlier, and it was flourishing. He had a beautiful, healthy …

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Holiday Blues: Diagnosing & Treating Depression

Holiday Blues: Diagnosing & Treating Depression

For most people the holiday season is a special time of year spent with family and friends building lasting memories. But for others the holidays evoke feelings of stress, sadness and loneliness. An increase in stress, a busy work schedule and missing loved ones (who are no longer with us) are all triggers, which can lead to depression over the holidays. …

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With Possible Shortages Looming, Passport Health Sarasota Has the Vaccines You Need Including Flublok®, FluMist, and Shingrix.

Passport Health Sarasota Has the Vaccines You Need

The nerve pain shingles sufferers endure can be paralyzing and last for months, and for some, years. The agony many suffer cannot be overstated. If you’re 50 or over, the Shingrix vaccine is a must. A reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox, shingles emerges as people age and appears on the skin in a blistering and excruciating rash. The …

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3D Mammography

3D Mammography Miami

As technology advances, understanding medical exams and procedures becomes more complex. The quality of services provided is an important consideration. The American Cancer Society endorses mammography, along with yearly physical examinations and monthly self-examinations, as the most effective means of detecting breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage. Generally, mammography can reveal benign and cancerous growths before you or …

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Five Myths and Facts About the Flu

Five Myths and Facts About the Flu

Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Florida, explains why getting a flu shot now is important As the holidays approach, so starts the annual flu season. While flu – or influenza – is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions, influenza can affect people of all ages and lead to hospitalizations, significant health complications and …

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This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

The holidays bring joy by celebrating with family and friends, attending holiday parties, special events and gift giving, but along side of all of the “Fa La La” often comes a bit of stress, over indulgence and rushing from here to there. This fast-paced time of year can wreak havoc on our skin from dehydration, lack of sleep, poor dietary …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting skin from sun damage, eating a healthy diet, exercising more …

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What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated?

What is a Cataract and How Is It Treated

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS A cataract is not a growth, but a gradual clouding of the normally crystal-clear lens of the eye. Cataracts distort vision because they block the lens from being able to focus light on the retina. It’s a common vision condition that affects many people as they grow older. By age 80, more than half …

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