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Why Are Veterans Different Near the End of Life?

Why Are Veterans Different Near the End of Life?

By Robert Johnson, general manager for VITAS® Healthcare Every US veteran is unique, with a lifetime of memories, stories and achievements. At the same time, veterans share a common experience regardless of when and where they served. For some veterans, memories and intense emotions about their experiences resurface at the end of life, sometimes to the surprise of family members, …

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The Missing Link: Augmenting Physical Health Care with Holistic Mental Health

Augmenting Physical Health Care with Holistic Mental Health

(Taken from Dr. Nickerson’s Holistic Mental Health Coach Training Program). For decades we have talked about the limitations of treating the symptoms of diseases while ignoring underlying causes and healing modalities that address the whole person. Although making some headway in changing the outdated healthcare paradigm, additional shifts in the delivery of care for the whole person are still be …

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Not All Knee Replacement Surgeries Are Equal

Not All Knee Replacement Surgeries Are Equal

Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Find out how you can get a customized implant for your best outcome When arthritis or injury causes knee pain that is uncontrolled by medication, injections, or physical therapy, knee replacement is the most logical means to restore your knee function and to provide you with substantial pain relief. Many people don’t …

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Improve Your Urinary and Prostate Issues with a Safe, Effective Procedure.

Improve Your Urinary and Prostate Issues with a Safe, Effective Procedure.

There are unfortunately a few common issues that arise as men age. One of those is trouble with urination caused by a condition called benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). During the life of a male, the prostate goes through two main growth phases. The first is during puberty when the prostate nearly doubles in size and the second happens in the …

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Craniosacral Therapy for Health and Relaxation

Craniosacral Therapy for Health and Relaxation

Addy Huff is a Licensed Massage Therapist, who specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic massage. She brings over 13 years of experience in massage therapy to help clients shift from pain and muscular restriction to optimal function. She has also earned certification in cupping, lymphatic drainage, and pregnancy massage. In addition to her expertise, Addy is undergoing an intense training program in …

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Thinking About Moving Into an Assisted Living Community: What you Should Know

Thinking About Moving Into an Assisted Living Community: What you Should Know

Aging has a lot of negative connotations that coincide with the term both physically and mentally. Most of us are aware of the importance of keeping our bodies and minds in the best condition we possibly can, but sometimes, we require assistance. If you’ve been contemplating the idea of moving into an assisted living facility, your choices are countless and may …

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Dry Eye Center of Excellence at Frantz EyeCare Offers Most Advanced Treatment in Southwest Florida

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS The majority of the patients sitting in eye doctors’ waiting rooms today are suffering from some sort of dry eye issue. Over the last few years, researchers have discovered that “dry eyes” is much more than insufficient production of natural tears. In fact, the majority of dry eye cases are now known to be the …

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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

If you want to regain the harmony of your womanhood, do not hesitate contact MonaLisa Touch Naples.

As women age and approach the menopause years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect women’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and incontinence, and relaxation of the vaginal walls. For decades, the treatments …

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What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis.  The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and TCH, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the TCH (tetrahydrocannabinol) level.  CBD or cannabinoids can treat many different forms of diseases and disorders with no TCH.  …

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Living with Diabetes? Understanding the Disease from a Diabetologist’s Perspective

Understanding the Disease from a Diabetologist’s Perspective – By Kara Jacobs – Dabetes is a term most Americans are becoming too comfortable with in their daily life.  Recent studies show that more and more of our local population are being diagnosed with diabetes–a disease that is largely preventable. Charles Kilo, M.D., of Millennium Physician Group in Naples, remembers growing up …

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