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CLINICAL RESEARCH TRIAL FOR ASTHMA

CLINICAL RESEARCH TRIAL FOR ASTHMA

What is Asthma? Asthma is characterized by airway inflammation, reversible airway obstruction, and airway sensitivity. Common symptoms include recurrent wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, and chest tightness. Asthma continues to be a major health concern worldwide, with a global prevalence of approximately 300 million and continuing to grow. Asthma shouldn’t interfere with your quality of life. When asthma is managed …

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Tips to Avoid Foot and Ankle Problems

Tips to Avoid Foot and Ankle Problems

With the average American taking 5,117 steps a day, it is no surprise that most will experience a foot or ankle problem at some point in their life. These complex body parts endure relentless pressure over time subjecting them to pain or injury, and a change in structure. “As we age, the foot grows longer and wider as the arch falls …

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Americans Encouraged to Connect, Create and Contribute

Americans Encouraged to Connect, Create and Contribute

By Greg Pascucci May is Older Americans Month, created to highlight the contributions of those 55 and over and honor their vital role in our communities and society. This year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute”. The Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), leads our nation’s observance and reminds us that no matter where we are …

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Stroke Awareness Month: What You NEED to Know About Prevention & Treatment

Stroke Awareness Month: What You NEED to Know About Prevention & Treatment

By Russell Becker, DO, Vascular Surgeon Temporary loss of speech, balance, forgetfulness, one-sided weakness, facial droop, are all signs of early stroke. Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia, and many more complications. Stroke prevention cannot be stressed enough, …

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Stress: The Good and Bad

Stress: The Good and Bad

Stress is something we all experience in our everyday lives, in our own unique ways. But, when it becomes constant and difficult to manage, it can impact our mental health negatively. In order to fully understand how we are being effected by stress, we need to break it down a little further. There are two major types of stress: Good …

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The Medical Professional of Sagewood Institute offer Advanced Anti-Aging Services & Strategies

What’s the secret to optimal aging? Why do some people seem to age well, while others struggle with poor health, medical conditions, weight gain, hormonal imbalance, aging skin and hair loss? Taking care of the way we look is a key component, but more importantly, taking care of our body inside and out is the secret to looking and feeling amazing. …

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ED: How PRP/Stem Cell Therapy is Helping Countless Men Naturally Regenerate

ED: How PRP/Stem Cell Therapy is Helping Countless Men Naturally Regenerate

By Dr. Viviana Cuberos It’s important to see a medical professional if you are experiencing difficulty in getting and maintaining an erection. For men between the ages of 40 to 70, erectile dysfunction is extremely common. Some causes of the disorder are vascular disease, which leads to narrowing of the arteries and decreased blood flow, diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, …

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Sunscreen: The Dermatologists’ Fluoride

By Daniel I. Wasserman, M.D. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month which is an excellent opportunity to not only raise awareness for the types, frequency, and treatment of skin cancer, but also the first line of defense: sunscreen. Nearly all patients visit dentists despite flossing and brushing their teeth, but as we have all been informed by our dental hygienists: we …

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The HEAT Has More of an Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

During the next few months, our families will be a little more active than normal with school being out and vacations planned for the near future. We will soon be enjoying, excursions, playing on the beach, visiting the parks, and barbecuing a lot more often. With all of this extra activity, comes the unfortunately increased chance of injury, especially for our …

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

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

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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