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Aches and Pains Subside with CBD

Aches and Pains Subside with CBD

Many people are suffering from aches and pains in their joints and muscles this month.  Why so many?  Well, after the physically challenging month in September from Hurricane Irma, the wear and tear on our bodies are increasing pain and making muscles stiff and sore.  And for those that suffer from arthritis, or other musculoskeletal issues, their discomfort is intensified. …

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No Tricks Involved—Treat Your Way To A Brighter Smile

No Tricks Involved—Treat Your Way To A Brighter Smile

When you’re flipping through a magazine or watching your favorite show, you will inevitably see a lot of beautifully white smiles.  Marketing pros and celebrities alike understand how a white, bright smile can totally transform the appearance. Perhaps you’ve caught yourself even saying, “How do they have such beautiful teeth?” Many times it’s simply because they’ve had their teeth professionally whitened.  …

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You Weathered the Storm of Hurricane Irma, But How Did Your Adrenal System Fare?

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP As our community rebuilds from the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma, I want to take a moment to discuss your adrenal health.  Unless you live in a bubble, the stress of preparing for, the stress of the possibility of losing your home or business or life, and the stress of cleaning up and rebuilding …

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Riding Out the Storm

Riding Out the Storm

By Pastor Timothy L. Neptune Many of you heeded the advice of weather forecasters and local officials when encouraged to evacuate the area in the days leading up to Hurricane Irma. That was certainly a wise choice. Many others sheltered in place and chose to ride out the storm in the security of their home. A decision that was probably …

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Maintaining Good Oral Health During Cancer Therapy

Maintaining Good Oral Health During Cancer Therapy

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. Regular periodontal care and routine dental cleanings are important for all of us. However, it is even more so for a cancer patient that is undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or bone marrow transplantation. These cancer therapies typically cause oral complications that compromise the patient’s teeth and the gum health. A visit to the Periodontist is of utmost …

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Eat Better, Eat Together Month Celebrated Daily at The Carlisle

Eat Better, Eat Together Month Celebrated Daily at The Carlisle

By Amy Hilliard Each October, Eat Better, Eat Together Month is observed across the country, highlighting the many benefits of eating well and enjoying a shared dining experience. At The Carlisle Naples, under the leadership of Executive Chef Marlon Perez, residents can savor the flavors of fresh, healthy food choices year-round as well as share in the spirit of camaraderie …

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HOW TO MINIMIZE YOUR RISK OF GETTING BREAST CANCER

By Michelle Haessler, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist As an oncologist, I have treated breast cancer patients from as young as 15 years of age to patients in their nineties. Breast cancer can affect anyone but is more common in women in their 50’s and older. Yes, I have treated men with breast cancer but it only accounts for about …

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Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

This Fall, your practitioners at Life Care Center of Estero would like to share a special month with you! National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated each October. The goal of the month long celebration is to raise awareness of the important role that physical therapists and physical therapy assistants play in helping people decrease pain, improve mobility, and engage in …

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Get Healthy, Wealthy, Wise – and Squeaky Clean

Because it can be so difficult to keep a house clean, it can be tempting to cut corners or just not clean once in a while. But that thinking assumes the most important reasons to clean are either: . Aesthetic – a clean home is pleasing to the senses, or . Social – people respect or like you more if …

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Q&A Women’s HEALTH

Q&A Women’s HEALTH

Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well as computerized urodynamic tests and cystoscopy will help …

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