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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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Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

Frantz Cosmetic Center is Helping Patients Look their Best

By William W. Ehrlich, MD, FAACS, Oculofacial & Cosmetic Surgeon One of the most common goals for summer is to improve the way we look – whether that’s losing weight or improving our appearance in other ways.  Most often our appearance doesn’t match the true expectations that we have of ourselves. I recently joined the medical team at Frantz EyeCare …

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Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

By Michael Poka, Owner At SWAN Age Reversal Centers™, we offer affordable high quality Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetic Procedures designed for Men & Women that helps with Anti-Aging and Age Reversal. Our Non-Surgical treatments help with Skin Tightening, Wrinkle Reduction, Targeted Fat Reduction, Stretch Marks, Scar Reduction, Cellulite Smoothing, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Male Enhancement and Hair Restoration. All of these cutting-edge …

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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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Dying While Separated… When Your Estranged Spouse Controls Your Funeral

Dying While Separated

By Bonie Montalvo Divorce is not easy, and many couples who start the separation process never legally separate and obtain a divorce. Couples who are legally married, but apart, forgo divorce due to a myriad of reasons, ranging from wanting to protect their children and avoiding ugly divorce battles, to evading the emotional, mental, and financial strain associated with divorce. While …

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Great News for Your Southwest Florida Skin

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP How did it happen? I was cruising through life, doing the family and business thing. One morning I looked in the mirror. There was a new crease on my forehead and crow’s feet around my eyes when I smiled. I know these were not there the day before. Aging changes are subtle. Wrinkles, age …

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Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Walk For Wishes – A Good Business Decision

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Walk For Wishes

By Linda Culotta, Mortgage Loan Officer – New Construction/Renovation Loan Specialist In an effort to assist fundraising efforts for children faced with critical illness, I am sharing this information with the hope readers will respond and participate in this upcoming Family Fun Day event. I am excited to have been asked to become the Team Lead of corporate fundraising for …

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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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Summer Cleaning

Summer Cleaning

Summer has finally arrived! Summer months in Florida mean humidity, rain to shine (and back, again) within minutes, and all of the fun that comes with being outside. The best things about summer are getting a tan while grilling, enjoying company, and breaking out those dusty pool noodles. Kicking back and relaxing is nice, but before you do… think about …

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