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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to keep our knees and other joints lubricated. Osteoarthritis reduces the …

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Kidney Cancer: Are you at Risk

Kidney Cancer: Are you at Risk

By Andrew K. Weitzel, D.O., FACOS The kidneys are a major part of our detoxifying system. These two small bean-shaped organs clean the blood and filter waste products and toxins from the body through the urine. Kidney cancer is one of the ten most prevalent cancers. The symptoms of kidney cancer often go unnoticed or don’t begin to show until …

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Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Provides Educational and Support Programs

Neuro Challenge Foundation

In the United States, nearly 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. Within the next few years, that number is expected to grow significantly. A progressive neurodegenerative disorder, Parkinson’s causes debilitating brain cell death that leads to deficiencies in cognitive function, movement, and mobility. Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s (NCF) is a local 501 c 3 non-profit organization dedicated …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem that is …

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Underdiagnosed IBS

Underdiagnosed IBS

It’s More Than Just Something You Ate? By Ronald W. DeMasi, M.D. It’s not uncommon to experience occasional diarrhea or constipation, but what if your symptoms were lingering, or relatively regular occurrences? Over 20% of the population has IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), but that’s not accounting for the nearly 45 million Americans that silently suffer from the symptoms of IBS. …

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4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

#1—HOW IT WORKS There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis. The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and THC, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) level. CBD or cannabinoids can treat many different forms of diseases and …

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What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Mellitus Have in Common?

Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Board Certified Vascular Surgeon

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI If you have been told by your doctor that your varicose veins are cosmetic or pose no immediate threat to you or that your swollen therapy until real “pain” occurred. With the modern, minimally invasive diagnostic technique of ultrasound and treatment options of endovenous ablation available for the past 18 years (since 2000) for …

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How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

How do you FEEL in your SKIN?

An Advanced Procedure Can Change Your Life. Preparing for vacations, barbeques, family get-togethers, and beach days are not always easy for many individuals struggling with body issues. We’ve all been there, stubborn belly fat, the dreaded bra bulge, extra pounds on our thighs, and bat arms can make us feel less likely to step out with confidence. Working out, eating …

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Progress Against Lung Cancer

Progress Against Lung Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More people die of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women – it ranks just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. …

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Valvular Heart Disease & Aortic Stenosis

Valvular Heart Disease & Aortic Stenosis

According to the National Institute on Aging, people are living longer; the average life expectancy for an American female is 81 years and that of an American male is 77 years. As we age, our quality of life doesn’t necessarily have to diminish. Aortic stenosis, is a common heart condition in the elderly population. Unfortunately, a lot of people with this …

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