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Intravenous Ketamine

By Dr. Steven Reichbach Intravenous Ketamine is being used with great success in patients with treatment resistant depression (TRD), PTSD, associated anxiety disorders as well as other mental health illnesses. In our practice, we have observed dramatic improvement in some patient’s depressive symptoms, mood and dysthymia, often after just one infusion.  In others, the changes may be subtler.  These subtle changes …

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Balance

Balance

Health is about balance. The more in balance you are, the healthier you are. Conversely, the more out of balance you are, the unhealthier you are. Unhealthy imbalance boils down to two main categories, toxicities and deficiencies. Essentially having too much or too little of something. Cancer is a signal that your body is seriously out-of-balance. It is a wake-up call …

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May is Mental Health Month – Addiction a form of Self Medication

By Dr. Aslam What Is Mental Health? Mental health is the combination of our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Our Mental Health affects our mental processing (how we think), our mood and our behavior (how we feel, and act).  Based on our thinking and behavior, our mental health will determine ‘how’ we handle stress and ‘make choices’.  Our mental health …

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GIFTING PRIOR TO DEATH

GIFTING PRIOR TO DEATH

By James W. Mallonee If you have ever thought about giving something, make certain that the gift is either memorized in a Will, delivered directly or symbolically to the person receiving such gift.  The problem in gifting is whether the gift was actually delivered and all ties to it were relinquished by the former owner during life or at death.  …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time (in my middle teens) I had way too many fears …

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Do You Have “Orthovenous” Disease? When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide.

Do You Have “Orthovenous” Disease? When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide.

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI – Vein Specialists “Orthovenous” disease you ask?  What is that?  Is that even a disease or a word?  Well…not exactly, but it is a neologism I have created to describe a much more common entity I have encountered in my vein focused practice.  Patients with orthopedic disease are of the age group that has …

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Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

What’s for dinner? This question is coming up in regards to mental health. More research is finding that a nutritious diet isn’t just good for the body; it’s great for the mind, too. Recent studies have shown the risk of depression increases about 80% when you compare teens with the lowest-quality diet, to those who eat a higher-quality, whole-foods diet. Sadhguru, …

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Improved Energy and Cellular Function= Health

Improved Energy and Cellular Function= Health

By Kathleen Donohue Our bodies need Biological energy resources to survive.  According to www.biology-online.org/dictionary, the definition of biological energy is: “In biology, energy is often stored by cells in biomolecules, like carbohydrates (sugars) and lipids. The energy is released when these molecules have been oxidized during cellular respiration. The energy released from them when they are oxidized during cellular respiration is …

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The War On Lung Disease: Traditional Treatments vs Stem Cell Therapy

The War On Lung Disease

War is hell—particularly when the battleground is inside your own lungs. Unfortunately, for millions of Americans, chronic lung diseases such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema seem to be winning that war. Across the U.S. 6.3% of the adult population (roughly 15 million people) have been diagnosed with COPD—a prevalence that is predominantly seen within adults older than 65. Worse …

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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS If you have cataracts, making the decision to have Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery or Traditional Cataract Surgery can sometimes be daunting. At Frantz EyeCare, we present you with a tremendous amount of information to digest and then do our best to help you understand it.  One important part of this process is helping you …

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