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Benefits of Invisalign and Straight Teeth

The fact is that virtually nobody is born with perfect teeth or an ideal bite. However, for most people these are not serious issues (though for some, they may become serious later in life if left untreated). A fair number of people have teeth that are misaligned. Overbite is common; less common is underbite. In some patients, an extra set …

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Proper Hormone Levels are Vital for Optimal Health

By James Porcelli, M.D. – Hormone imbalances do not discriminate and can occur in both men and women of all ages. Hormones are important chemicals that send signals between cells in the body, regulating everything from a person’s blood pressure to how well they sleep at night. Nearly every body function relies on proper hormone production. They play roles in …

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A New Treatment Paradigm for Patients Who Suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a common neurological condition that currently affects over 20 million people in the United States. It is a disorder involving the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord that impairs the body’s ability to communicate with muscles, skin, joints and internal organs. Patients who suffer from neuropathy often report both pain and numbness in the affected areas, …

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Does Lipo Light Have Health Benefits? YES!

Considering laser liposuction?  Think it is too vain? It is true that most patients seeking laser liposuction are after a better body.  But Lipo Light Naples is more than just about looks.  It is about the improvement in total body, mind, and health. Researchers have tested and finally proven that liposuction actually does result in various health benefits. Health Benefits …

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Oxidative Stress and Its Effect on Aging

Good health begins at a cellular level. The power house cells, known as Mitochondria, take our food and make energy for the cell and body to use. In essence, this is our metabolism. Our health and well-being, depends largely on how well our mitochondria function. As cells utilize food and oxygen, waste products—known as free radicals—are also produced. These waste …

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Understanding Diabetes and Obesity

Could A New Weight Loss Drug Help Type 2 Diabetics? By Kara Jacobs – It’s no secret that obesity and type 2 diabetes go hand and hand, and sadly our communities are seeing a dramatic rise in both areas.  To combat the growing health concern local physicians are using a new weight loss program to help patients not only manage …

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HEALTHY and STRONG!

Two adjectives to promote good health and well-being for mind, body & soul. It is important to maintain healthy eating and fitness habits to help combat every type of illness and disease. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month and Physical Therapy Awareness month, we want to stress how easy it can be to stay in good shape and good …

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What is Pharmaceutical Compounding? And How Does it Benefit You?

Compounding is the art of preparing medications that are customized to meet the specific needs of each individual patient. Compounding allows physicians to modify dosing for patients who may need more or less of the drug than what is commercially available.  The goal of a compounding pharmacy is to obtain the best results for the patient by working closely with …

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Refresh Your Skin

And look your best for the upcoming holiday season – Now that the summer is over, it’s time to take a good look at your skin. Even with good sunscreen, it’s easy to develop brown spots, discoloration, dullness and dehydrated skin after a summer of sun and fun. Autumn is a great time to refresh skin care routines and make …

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Eliminate Back Pain and Increase Strength in Only 20 Minutes a Week

By Concept 10 10 – A startling, 80 percent of adults will fall victim to low back pain at some point in their lives. It is the most common cause of disability for people before the age of forty-five, and second only to the common cold as a cause for a visit to the doctor. We must have a strong …

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