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Am I Allergic to Fishing?

Am I Allergic to Fishing?

By Daniel I. Wasserman, M.D. Have you ever found yourself developing a rash on sun exposed areas of your body following a day on the water? A skin rash that is caused or worsened by the sun is called photodermatitis. There are a variety of photodermatidites such as photoallergic, phototoxic, photodrug (caused by medications or supplements), photocontact (something touching the skin …

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All the Rage with Celebrities, The Vampire Facelift and Facial Can Give You Your Youthful Appearance Back

All the Rage with Celebrities

As we age skin can become dull, lose elasticity and droop. There are of course surgical options and hyaluronic acid fillers, but the procedures that are topping everyone’s wish list are the Vampire facelift and the vampire facial. Naturally found in your blood, platelets are a rich source of proteins called growth factors, which promote healing and regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) …

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MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

By Rich Gilbert, DMD, MAGD, FICOI According to a 2014 report from the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth. Additionally, 30 percent of adults ages 65-74 have no natural teeth whatsoever. While we may not spend much time thinking about the effects of …

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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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Spring Cleaning Mental Prep

Spring Cleaning Mental Prep

Spring is just around the corner! Sadly, it’s also time to start thinking about how you will fit all those big, time-consumingspring cleaning jobs into your life. Consider trying out MaidPro’s 49-Point Checklist for your recurring cleaning services (after you have purged and organized) and let them handle the tougher jobs listed below. Purge and organize small storage areas (closets, …

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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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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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Could You Have Undiagnosed PCOS? Warning Indicators You Should Know

Could You Have Undiagnosed PCOS? Warning Indicators You Should Know

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 10 million women worldwide. It can begin early in the teenage years or develop later on. Despite its name, many women that have the disorder do not have ovarian cysts, while some do. PCOS is, however, a hormonal imbalance disorder that is thought to be genetic and environmental. Symptoms The three main hormones that are disrupted …

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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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Commonly Asked Vein Questions

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Varicose and Spider Veins affect millions of people throughout the world. Over the last ten years the treatment of both Varicose and Spider Veins has changed drastically. Initially, the only available treatment for Varicose Veins was a radical surgical procedure called …

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