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Groundbreaking Laser Therapy for Multiple Skin Conditions With Lasting Results

Groundbreaking Laser Therapy for Multiple Skin Conditions With Lasting Results

By Dr. Carolina Young Ortiz Skin discoloration, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, lines and sagging skin are all part of the aging process, but you don’t have to live with imperfections, apply heavy makeup, or buy countless potions and lotions anymore. There is a new treatment method on the rise, and it’s called BBL (broadband light). BBL is a cutting-edge light therapy that …

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Federal Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Save Lives

Federal Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Save Lives

By John Canterbury, M.D. This past September, federal health officials declared they had “potentially lifesaving information.” The information they were referring to was pertaining to a major blood pressure study. They ended the study more than a year ahead of schedule because they conclusively answered a question cardiologists have puzzled over for decades: How low should blood pressure go? According …

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Photoprotection Can Save Your Skin and Your Life

Photoprotection Can Save Your Skin and Your Life

By Anne Marie Tremaine, MD As Floridians, whether it be work, play, or likely both, you are obtaining excessive amounts of sun exposure. This constant exposure, worsened by the occurrence sun burns, is increasing your risk for skin cancer. As a dermatologist in SWFL, I see and treat these sun-induced skin cancers daily. My mission is to make sure you …

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Lifting Sagging Skin & Replacing Lost Volume Just Got Revitalized

Lifting Sagging Skin & Replacing Lost Volume Just Got Revitalized

One of the chief complaints of aging is the laxity of skin and volume loss to the face and neck. Through the years there have been multiple advancements in filling the contours of the face and laser therapy to tighten the skin. However, until recently a “new” procedure has been revived from years ago that is at the forefront of the …

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A Compounded Thyroid Medication Made Specifically For You

A Compounded Thyroid Medication Made Specifically For You

The thyroid is a tiny butterfly shaped gland in the neck that is made up of two distinct lobes. The thyroid gland predominantly produces thyroxine (T4) which is converted to the active form of thyroid hormone, triiodothyronine (T3), primarily in the liver. Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid is overactive in producing thyroid hormone. Hyperthyroidism can be brought on by …

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A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

More than 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by chronic sinusitis.  Each year it’s one of the most common reasons that individuals visit their doctor.  People who suffer from ongoing sinus complications usually have difficulty breathing, contributing to other health disorders. Some of the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis are: • Nasal obstruction • Difficulty breathing • Postnasal drainage …

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What’s New In The World Of Venous Therapy

What’s New In The World Of Venous Therapy

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Varicose veins, spider veins, leg swelling, venous ulcerations and phlebitis or clots in the veins are common conditions that affect over 30 million Americans and countless other millions worldwide. Up until recently venous disease was not recognized as a separate specialty …

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One Product with Multiple Health Benefits: CBD

There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cognitive damage, rheumatoid arthritis, PTSD, epilepsy, ALS, Crohn’s, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and many other disorders. CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of cannabis and its potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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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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