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Nutrition Found to be the Strongest Variable in Pressure Ulcer Severity & Development

Nutrition Found to be the Strongest Variable in Pressure Ulcer Severity & Development

The incidence of community-acquired pressure ulcers appears to been on the rise. The development of pressure ulcers is multifactorial, but one study suggests that compromised nutritional status is the single strongest predictor of pressure ulcer development and of pressure ulcer severity among patients receiving home health. The authors suggest that the strength of nutrition in their analyses was based on …

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Do you Want to Heal Your Body and Look Better Naturally?

Do you Want to Heal Your Body and Look Better Naturally?

In Naples, there is a place that can help you age, feel, think, look, and perform better. Some say it’s aging in reverse. At the Tree of Light Center, they provide therapeutic light and infrared services to promote body rejuvenation and restoration on a cellular level. Light therapy helps the body detoxify, revitalize, increase circulation, relieve pain, and reduce wrinkles. If …

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At Tuscany Villa of Naples, Our Team Can Answer All of Your Questions About Financing Senior Living

At Tuscany Villa of Naples

In our work with seni’ors and their adult children across the country, the team members at Tuscany Villa of Naples Assisted Living often find themselves answering many of the same questions about financing care. These are often the first questions adult children have as they begin to search for independent and assisted living communities for an aging loved one. Adult children …

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National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. March is National Nutrition month which is very exciting. As a physician who has worked extensively with nutrition for more than twenty years, I know first-hand the role nutrition plays in health and well-being and also the role it has with improving many medical conditions. Nutrition is the branch of science that deals with nutrients with includes …

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Low Back Pain How does it occur, and what can we do about it?

Low Back Pain How does it occur, and what can we do about it?

By Luga Podesta, M.D., Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine – Bluetail Medical Group-Naples Low back pain is the most common medical disorder and the costliest of all medical diagnoses in industrialized societies. Back pain is second only to the common cold as the most common reason for seeing a physician. 70 to 80% of the world’s population will experience low back …

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The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL Announces their Health & Wellness Faire to be held on April 6th at the Crowne Plaza, Fort Myers, Bell Tower

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL

Originally founded in October 2010 in Los Angeles, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce is an international trade organization for  holistically-minded professionals, practitioners, business owners, and resource providers. Florida became the 2nd state next to California to quickly embrace the Chamber and its holistic philosophy and soon there were chapters up North in Florida and on the East Coast of Florida. …

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Dispelling Myths About Modern Cataract Surgery: An Interview with Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS

If you are among those who have been recently been diagnosed with cataracts or think you may be suffering from vision loss due to a developing cataract, you are not alone. Cataracts are common, in fact over 90% of the population will be diagnosed with cataracts by the time they turn 65. Modern cataract surgery restores vision lost to cataracts …

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Hormonal Imbalances in Men and Women: How Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is Beneficial for Both

By Dr. Viviana Cuberos As we age, both men and women will start to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance. For men, this is called andropause, and for women, it’s connected to perimenopause, menopause or postmenopause. The symptoms for males and females are very similar. For men, as they age and their hormonal testosterone levels begin to decline, most men will experience …

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Why Getting Help with Sleep Disturbances is Essential and How a Natural Product Works Wonders!

Why Getting Help with Sleep Disturbances is Essential and How a Natural Product Works Wonders!

Are you getting a good night’s sleep? If you experience sleep disturbances, not only are you less effective at work and with daily activities because you’re exhausted, but it can have significant repercussions on your health. If you have trouble falling asleep, or you find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning unable to fall back to sleep, …

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Hypertensive Retinopathy What You Need to Know

Hypertensive Retinopathy What You Need to Know

By Dr. Katia Taba, Personalized Retina Care of Naples Hypertension may lead to multiple adverse effects to the eye. The retinal blood vessels can be easily seen with an eye exam and they will reflect the effects of acute and chronic high blood pressure. The retina is the tissue at the back of the eye which transforms light into nerve signals …

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