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Stop letting extra pounds hold you back. If Not Now, When?

Stop letting extra pounds hold you back

By Dr. Annette Neumann In today’s high-paced, high-stress society, we are accustomed to treating health problems after they negatively impact our lives, rather than proactively caring for our bodies. Unfortunately, waiting until a problem develops, such as weight gain or chronic pain, puts your overall health at risk. Poor nutrition, fatigue, stress and pain can send your body on a …

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Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-School Anxiety

Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family!  Prior to the first day of school, your anxious child may cling, cry, have temper tantrums, complain of headaches or …

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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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The Game Changer

The Game Changer

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church One morning I was praying in my study at home and asked God for His help on something that is very important to Him and me. In my prayer, I was asking Him for specific things. Shortly after my prayer, I was preparing to head to my office at Bayside …

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Cervical Instability: A Consideration in Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Have you suffered a head or neck injury that has left you with chronic pain and debilitating, baffling symptoms that continue to worsen? Finding a specialist in cervical instability may provide answers. Cervical instability occurs when the ligaments are lax and elongated from injury, allowing for an inefficient protective barrier. The cervical vertebrae are held in proper position by ligaments, …

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Yollo Wellness Center Fort Myers Florida

Yollo Wellness Center Fort Myers Florida

By Yollo Wellness Wendy Law is everything one would want in a Wellness Provider; she is direct, straightforward, extremely knowledgeable, approachable and demanding.  She has a definite presence and her passion for her work is visible in her.  Wendy, her husband Rodney, and their two daughters Amber and Paige are the owners of the YOLLO Wellness Center in Ft. Myers.  …

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Immunizations

Immunizations

By Justin Long, Director of Housing and Residence Life at Florida SouthWestern State College As many people enter college, they are filled with excitement and anticipation for the new adventure they are about to embark on. When thinking back of their college years, most recall the memories they made with friends, roommates, professors and more.  However one memory no one …

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What is Macular Degeneration?

What is Macular Degeneration

By Robert M. Sherman, MD, FACS Macular degeneration is the damage or breakdown of the macula of the eye. The macula is a small area at the back of the eye that allows us to see fine details clearly. When the macula doesn’t function correctly, we experience blurriness or darkness in the center of our vision. Macular degeneration affects both …

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NO NEED TO JUST “SHRUG” OFF SHOULDER PAIN

SHOULDER PAIN

As the elderly population expands, so do age-related orthopedic disorders. This is of particular concern in the field of shoulder pathology, as both osteoarthritis and rotator cuff disease are degenerative conditions that increase in the aging population. Arthritis is a debilitating and painful condition that affects many people of all ages and all parts of the body. (In concern) People …

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Aging in Place – Safety Modifications to Your Home

Safety Modifications to Your Home

A term or concept that is becoming more and more popular these days is “aging in place” – being able to stay in one’s homes as one grows older. Most likely the aging of a large group of baby boomers has a lot to do with this. More and more people are concerned about their ability to live comfortably in …

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