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Individualized Nutrient and Supplement Recommendations

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. Sales of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements were 31 billion dollars in The United States in 2018. According to The Council for Responsible Nutrition which is a trade organization representing supplement manufacturers, 75 percent of U.S. adults take dietary supplements. The highest reason given for taking supplements is “overall health and wellness”. The next most common …

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Holistic & Biological Dentistry: Why DNA Matters

Holistic & Biological Dentistry: Why DNA Matters

As holistic dentistry is becoming more mainstream, individuals that live healthy lifestyles are making the jump from their traditional dentist. We’ve all heard that amalgam (metal) fillings contain mercury and when in the mouth for long periods of time or attempted to be removed, they can contribute to toxic heavy metal overload. But that’s not the only reason to see a …

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Tuscany Villa of Naples Helps You Navigate the Maze of Assisted Living

Tuscany Villa of Naples Helps You Navigate the Maze of Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community can be a daunting task. Much like finding the perfect house, choosing the right assisted living residence requires a thorough inventory of your loved one’s wants and needs, doing research, taking tours, and asking for guidance along the way. Today’s assisted living communities often offer residents a robust menu of personal care services and activities. However, …

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20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Since I am a vein specialist my eyes tend to focus on veins every place, but especially in the legs since they are usually the most prominent. Last weekend while I was sitting outside the movie theater waiting for the show …

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Diagnosing Macular Degeneration Early is Critical to Saving Sight

Diagnosing Macular Degeneration Early is Critical to Saving Sight

Courtesy of Personalized Retina Care of Naples The macula is the central area of the retina that provides the most intricate details of sight. It is an oval area that acquires images that travel through the cornea and lens and provides visual communication to the brain. Signs & Symptoms of Macular Degeneration 1. No Symptoms. In the early stages, there …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Draws Attention to Hearing Loss!

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Draws Attention to Hearing Loss!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Untreated Hearing Loss DRAMATICALLY Increases Alzheimer’s Disease. Hearing loss can have much larger consequences than just the frustration of misunderstanding friends and loved ones. A number of studies have come to light over the last few years showing a link between untreated hearing loss and dementia. Specifically, a pair of studies out of Johns …

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Summer Safety Tips From Palm Coast Physical Therapy

Summer Safety Tips From Palm Coast Physical Therapy

During the summer months, we’re dreaming of our upcoming vacations, time at the beach, outdoor events, and amazing destinations. But when the time comes for our travel or fun to begin, there are often injuries that can coincide. When traveling for long distances, whether by car, plane, or other means, we can become somewhat cramped up in small spaces. It’s …

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Before focusing on Alzheimer’s Disease, it is important to express a few realities and distinguish the difference between normal aging and mild cognitive impairment/dementia. There are many changes in the ability to think that are considered a normal part of the aging process. These slow declines are typically subtle, affecting the speed of thinking and overall attention span. The cognitive …

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Misir Pharmacy Compounding Skincare Customized Specifically For You

Misir Pharmacy Compounding Skincare Customized Specifically For You

Noticing that your skin is starting to look dull, blotchy, or discolored? Do you have acne, scarring or noticeable wrinkles?   Sure, there are many over-the-counter products touting their anti-aging benefits, but the truth is—they’re not going to cut it! To see a noticeable difference in your skin’s appearance, you’ll need to see a medical professional for medical grade products …

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MEN AND THE GROWING TREND TOWARD COSMETIC PROCEDURES

MEN AND THE GROWING TREND TOWARD COSMETIC PROCEDURES

By Daniel I. Wasserman, M.D. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, men accounted for nearly 10% of the total cosmetic procedures in 2013. This was a 273% increase from 1997! In a study from 2015 to 2017, the percentage of men greater than or equal to 21 years old reporting the use of a daily skincare regimen …

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