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5 Common Hypertension Myths: Get the Facts

5 Common Hypertension Myths: Get the Facts

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 75 million or roughly 1 in every 3 U.S. adults have high blood pressure.1 To make matters worse, only about half (54%) of people with high blood pressure have their condition under control putting them at greater risk for a number of potentially life-threatening conditions that include heart attack, stroke, …

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The Pineapple House at Sapphire Lakes Preps for Opening in 2019!

The Pineapple House at Sapphire Lakes Preps for Opening in 2019!

The Pineapple House at Sapphire Lakes, located on Radio Road in Naples, is slated to open by the end of this year. This premiere rental community will offer seniors assisted living and memory care services in an upscale, resort-style setting. With our sales center now open, folks are able to reserve their specific apartment at pre-opening prices – which are …

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Why You Should See a Radiologists that Specializes in Abdominal Imaging

Why You Should See a Radiologists that Specializes in Abdominal Imaging

It’s not uncommon for patients to get a referral from their doctor to have imaging done at a particular facility, but how do these patients know that they’re going to an imaging center with the latest advanced technology, thorough technologists, and subspecialty radiologists? Subspecialty radiologists are trained in various specialties, just like other medical professionals with additional years of study …

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Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

Holistic Medical Doctor Tips for Common Health Concerns

By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. Patient asked: Two nights ago I went out for a walk and was ravaged by mosquitoes. Now one of the bites is surrounded by a 3” circle that’s red and swollen. Is this an allergic reaction? Dr.Kogan’s opinion: I don’t think so. Allergic reactions to insect venom tend to be localized and develop minutes (rather than …

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For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market: Organic, Superior CBD is Essential

For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market

By Bruce Ford, Owner There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cognitive damage, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, PTSD, epilepsy, ALS, Crohn’s, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and many other disorders. CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of …

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Tips for the Mind

Alzheimer’s disease causes progressive neurological changes. It is the most common cause of dementia — a group of brain disorders that cause a loss of intellectual and social skills, severe enough to interfere with day-to-day life. With Alzheimer’s, plaques and tangles develop in the brain and there is a loss of connections between nerve cells, causing a steady decline in memory …

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

By Luga Podesta, MD Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine – Bluetail Medical Group-Naples Regardless of what we do in life, we rely heavily on our feet to move effectively. Painful feet can make it very difficult for us to perform normal activities of daily living. Quit often the pain that we may be experiencing in our feet is due to plantar …

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A New Procedure Available at ATC can Help Patients Avoid Pricey Cosmetic Surgery

A New Procedure Available at ATC can Help Patients Avoid Pricey Cosmetic Surgery

It’s evident that that lotions and potions are never going to correct the underlying weakening of the facial, neck and décolletage muscles and collagen fibers. When sagging skin, dullness and lack of elastin are taking a toll on maturing faces, Alma Lasers ClearLift™ is the answer many people have been waiting for. The Virtually Painless Alternative to Skin Resurfacing ClearLift™ …

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Staying Active Key to Overall Health & Wellness

Staying Active Key to Overall Health & Wellness

By Greg Pascucci A Kaiser Health News article, “Seniors Need to Stay Active to be Healthy and Avert Loneliness,” touts the benefits of older adults having purpose and meaning in their lives as they age. It’s important to immerse one’s self in a world filled with social connections, educational pursuits and opportunities for health and wellness. For residents at The …

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Can a High-Tech Chair Cure Incontinence

Can a High-Tech Chair Cure Incontinence

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG Do you wear urinary pads or diapers? Do you leak when you exercise or sneeze? Aging, childbirth, and menopause can all lead to incontinence. There are many treatments such as surgical procedures, pessary devices, and medications to help cure or reduce incontinence. There is a new device by BTL called Emsella that makes incontinence treatment …

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