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A Frequently Misdiagnosed Low Back Pain Condition: Why You Need An Expert

The statistics are overwhelming. Millions of individuals that suffer from low back pain and are not getting the relief that they could simply because conventional medicine overlooks a common condition. When you’re dealing with chronic low back pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to miss out …

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Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Getting You Back in the Game

Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Getting You Back in the Game

Achilles Ruptures are more common in men then women and the typical age group that is affected is between the ages of 30-50. Some other risk factors include race, genetics, medical conditions, musculoskeletal disease, ankle and foot alignment (pronation/hyper-pronation), obesity, sports, exercise, medication and smoking. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It is connected to both the …

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Painful Periods, Incessant Cramping and Aching What you Need to Know about Relieving Endometriosis

Painful Periods, Incessant Cramping and Aching What you Need to Know about Relieving Endometriosis

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG The endometrium is a mucous membrane that lines the uterus. The endometrial tissue and cells normally grows and sheds within the uterus during the female reproductive years. When there is an overgrowth of the endometrial tissue, it begins to grow outside of the uterus onto the ovaries and fallopian tubes. When this happens, it causes …

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DO I HAVE AGING FRAILTY? WHAT IS AGING FRAILTY?

DO I HAVE AGING FRAILTY? WHAT IS AGING FRAILTY?

By Julian J. Javier, MD – ARHI Frailty is a very common and important condition affecting individuals over 65 years old. It is an important geriatric syndrome that is characterized by age-associated decline on physiologic reserves and function across many organ systems. This leads to vulnerability and to adverse health outcomes such as when they are exposed to stressors like acute …

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HOW TO REDUCE THE SYMPTOMS OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY WITHOUT DRUGS OR SIDE EFFECTS

By Dr. Robert Gilliland, DC The most common method that doctors use to treat peripheral neuropathy is with prescription drugs such as Gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, and Neurontin. While these drugs may temporarily reduce symptoms, they do nothing to halt the progression of the disease and come with a variety of harmful side effects. Peripheral neuropathy is the result of nerve …

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Early Planning Key To Selecting The Right Retirement Community

The Right Retirement Community

By By Greg Pascucci Selecting the right senior living community is an important housing decision that involves more than simply choosing an apartment. It’s also about the community’s ability to provide a vibrant, active and engaging lifestyle, a key to successful aging. While you may not yet be certain when a move will be right for you, being proactive and …

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Maintaining Healthy Friendships

Maintaining Healthy Friendships

By Pastor Timothy Neptune In last month’s article we talked about the importance of investing in our relationships with our friends. In this article I want to share with you four steps to building and maintaining healthy friendships. The first step is to realize that you really do NEED friends. Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived said, “As iron …

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Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Repair & Surgical Options

Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Repair & Surgical Options

Living in Florida provides gorgeous weather throughout the entire year, which allows for an active lifestyle. But with all of this healthy activity, many individuals are more prone to injury and wear and tear. Your shoulder is a combination of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that provide an extensive range of motion in common everyday tasks, as well as in …

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CARING FOR AN AGING HEART

CARING FOR AN AGING HEART

Aging is inevitable. Many of us try to slow it down or look for ways to hide it on the outside (some more extreme than others), but despite our best efforts, it’s our organs on the inside that need the attention, particularly the heart. Our heart is an amazing workhorse. Without even thinking about it, this fist sized organ will beat …

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For Goodness Sake RENOVATIONS Are Complete!

For Goodness Sake RENOVATIONS Are Complete!

By Bruce Ford, Owner In your lifestyle choices of deciding to eat healthy, live clean and add supplements to your diet, it’s imperative to seek out the highest-quality market and brands and to have the opportunity to discuss your options with an expert in nutrition. For Goodness Sake’s main priority is meeting your nutrition needs with researched information to educate the …

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