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WHY YOU STILL HAVE HYPOTHYROID SYMPTOMS WHEN ALL YOUR LAB TESTS ARE NORMAL

WHY YOU STILL HAVE HYPOTHYROID SYMPTOMS WHEN ALL YOUR LAB TESTS ARE NORMAL

By Dr. Robert Gilliland, DC Over 20 million Americans continue to suffer with low or hypothyroid symptoms even though they medicate appropriately and have normal test results. The reason why? Most doctors only treat the medical problem and ignore the Functional problem! Hypothyroid Symptoms may include: Fatigue, Unexpected Weight Gain, Thinning Hair, Dry/Brittle Hair, Skin and Nails, Brain Fog, Headaches, Constipation, …

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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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Improving Vision Health With National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Improving Vision Health With National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is a great opportunity to spread the word about the eye disease affecting more than 3 million people in the United States. 1According to the National Eye Institute, by 2050 the number of people in the U.S. with glaucoma is expected to increase to 6.3 million. This disease can have no associated symptoms at first, leaving many …

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The Face of Breast Cancer

The Face of Breast Cancer

By Elizabeth Ann Arguelles, MD, FACS Susan, Naomi, Ronald, Christine. Breast cancer is not just a disease. It is a person, a woman, a man, a mother, a sister, a coworker, a friend. It is my mother-in-law who has a BRCA gene and who faced ovarian cancer as well as breast cancer, twice. It is a grandmother who survived breast cancer …

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How a Trip to Africa Became a Life-Changing Quest for the Spirit and Mind

Karen Kelley, a Lifelong travel guru and Senior Travel Consultant with Preferred Travel of Naples has over 42 years of experience as a travel consultant. With world-class expeditions and journeys to some of the most elite places on earth, Karen explained why Africa is one of her favorite continents to visit and mentioned that many of her clients agree with her …

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Partners Imaging Center of Naples, Your Hometown Specialists

Partners Imaging Center of Naples, Your Hometown Specialists

Serving the Naples area as the leader in imaging, Partners Imaging Center of Naples is not only the trusted experts in the field, but they are also an integral part of the community. With the ability to accept same day appointments for your convenience and emergent situations, Partner’s Imaging is well-equipped with the most advanced technology and machines. They offer …

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Check Your Neck!

Check Your Neck

By Dr Deanna Barbaro Many people today complain of frequent neck pain and headaches. Over the past 20 years of treating patients in Naples, we have seen an enormous increase in patients naming neck pain as their primary pain symptom. Usually, these same patients complain of frequent headaches or migraines. After trying a wide array of pain medications, exercises and therapies, …

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Want Firmer, Younger Looking Skin? A New Year—Could Mean A New You

Want Firmer, Younger Looking Skin

Living in Florida, we are all more susceptible to the sun’s damaging rays, as our weather allows us to enjoy the outdoors all year round. Harmful UVB rays not only make us vulnerable to skin cancer, but they can cause severe premature aging. The sun’s photodamaging effects decrease our collagen level, which causes sagging, loss of laxity, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. …

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3 Simple Blood Tests can hold the key to feeling decades younger

3 Simple Blood Tests can hold the key to feeling decades younger

Many women go to the doctor seeking help for low energy and excess pounds, only to be told that these symptoms are “normal” for women over 50. While these symptoms are common, they’re also signs of conditions that need to be diagnosed and treated— before they become chronic health issues. With a little detective work, it’s possible to identify the …

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New Year’s Resolution – Assessing Home Care Needs of a Loved One

Assessing Home Care Needs of a Loved One

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society demonstrates a strong correlation between unmet homecare needs among dementia patients and increased mortality (Gaugler J, Kane R, et al. Unmet care needs and key outcomes in dementia. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 53 (12): 20982105.). Gaugler, et al. tracked 5,831 dementia patients over 18 months. They interviewed caregivers …

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