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Adventure & Relaxation Await: Taking in the Majestic Sites and Sounds from Dublin to Oslo, Aboard the Oceania Nautica

Adventure & Relaxation Await: Taking in the Majestic Sites and Sounds from Dublin to Oslo, Aboard the Oceania Nautica

Wendy Taylor, CTC, STE, Leisure Division Leader with Preferred Travel of Naples, recently took a 20-day cruise from Dublin, Ireland to Oslo, Norway. She landed in Dublin from Miami and was able to spend two incredible nights at the Fitzwilliam Hotel in the heart of Irish city. This downtown location has breathtaking architecture, great walking, Irish pubs, galleries, and International clientele. …

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Weight Problems Continue to Increase

Weight Problems Continue to Increase

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. In September, the State of Obesity 2018 Report was released which showed that the rates of medically significant overweight (also known as obesity) continue to climb in all states. The report found that from 2015 to 2106, almost forty percent (39.4%) of adults in the United States met the criteria for obesity. Many people have issues …

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Help a Diabetic Child Foundation (HADC) partnering with the National Wellness Institute and Core Health Partners bring you the 4th Annual von Arx Family Foundation SWFL Diabetes & Wellness Conference. The Cost of Diabetes in the United States: The American Diabetes Association released new research on March 22, 2018, estimating the total costs of diagnosed diabetes had risen to $327 …

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Ignoring Eye Exams is Risky

Ignoring Eye Exams is Risky

Courtesy of Personalized Retina Care of Naples The retina is a layer of neural tissue in the back of the eye. Its ten layers of cells contain synaptic interconnections between neurons, and it is responsible for converting light and image formation into neural signals, and those signals are transmitted to the brain for visual recognition. The importance of the retina to …

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An Alternative Treatment for Men With Peyronie’s Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

By Dr. Viviana Cuberos Although it can be an uncomfortable topic for men, erectile dysfunction is extremely common. This is especially true for men ages 40-70 years of age. Some causes of the disorder are vascular disease, which leads to narrowing of the arteries and decreased blood flow, diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, physiological effects, and Prostate cancer. It’s important to …

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FLŌYŌ Offers Lymphatic Drainage: What You Should Know About the Health Benefits

FLŌYŌ Offers Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphedema is a build-up of lymphatic fluid throughout the body, and it is usually a secondary issue that arises after cancer treatment or lymph node removal, as well as a critical indicator for individuals that an illness or adverse reaction is occurring in their bodies. Lymphedema is a threatening disorder that needs to be treated by a certified lymphatic therapist, …

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Safe Treatments for Sun Spots

Safe Treatments for Sun Spots

By Anne Marie Tremaine, MD The effects of the intense Florida sun keep me very busy at work. One of the most common complaints from my patients is the appearance of their photodamage skin and how to correct it. My patients are looking to improve the appearance of brown spots, broken blood vessels, and dullness of the skin all caused …

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Improve Your Life Expectancy by Improving Your Hearing Untreated Hearing Loss Shortens Life Expectancy The Same Amount As Smoking!

Improve Your Life Expectancy by Improving Your Hearing Untreated Hearing Loss Shortens Life Expectancy The Same Amount As Smoking!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Most people have never been told that MILD Hearing Loss TRIPLES the risk of FALLS and DOUBLES the risk of MEMORY LOSS! As the loss worsens… problems in BOTH areas greatly INCREASE! Many other health problems are also influenced by how well we can hear. Despite the numbers and the far-reaching impact hearing loss …

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Why Your Knee Replacement Surgery Should Be Customized

Why Your Knee Replacement Surgery Should Be Customized

Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon If you were having a custom kitchen designed by an expert builder, they wouldn’t just buy a marble countertop off the shelf at a home improvement store; they would have it measured precisely, finely cut, trimmed and polished before installing it in your highly-anticipated new kitchen. Being meticulous about our homes is …

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Alleviate Back Pain with Acupuncture

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP Do you suffer from back pain? At the end of the day, is your back stiff and sore?  If so, I have good news for you. Acupuncture can alleviate the pain you are experiencing so you can get back to the activities that you enjoy.  Pain relief usually begins within minutes of the …

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