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New iPhone Compatible Hearing Aids Offer MANY Benefits For Those With Hearing Loss!

New iPhone Compatible Hearing Aids

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services There has been a meeting of the minds between iPhone giant Apple and Starkey Hearing Technologies, the largest manufacturer of hearing aids in the United States. The new HALO 2 Hearing Aid from Starkey is designed for use with iPhones, iPads, Apple watches, Apple TV as well as MacBook and iMac Computers. ANY …

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Scleroderma Awareness Month: A Challenging Diagnosis That Requires Expert Care

Scleroderma Awareness Month

Cathleen Yun Ehrlich, ARNP-C Scleroderma is painful skin, tissue and organ disorder that causes hardening of the cells and membranes. It is categorized as an autoimmune disease and unfortunately, affects nearly 300,000 people in the U.S. The American Academy of Dermatology describes scleroderma in the following way: What is scleroderma? “When a person has scleroderma (sclare-oh-dur-muh), the body makes too …

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Men’s Health Month: Heart Conditions and Male Risk Factors

Men’s Health Month: Heart Conditions and Male Risk Factors

Courtesy of American House June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and there’s no time like the present to give your overall health the attention it needs. Men have a number of specific health concerns, like prostate cancer and hormone deficiencies, but heart disease is the leading cause of male deaths in the U.S. In a 2015 study, the Center for …

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Hernias and Organ Prolapse: What You Need to Know

Hernias and Organ Prolapse

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center Hernias can happen at any age, but as we get older, the structures that surround and protect our organs may become weakened, stretched, less elastic and resilient. The weakened muscles can subsequently allow organs to prolapse and fall into the groin area or abdominal wall, which can cause a great deal of discomfort …

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Why Doesn’t Medical Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

Why Doesn’t Medical Insurance Pay for Functional Medicine?

By Root Causes Holistic Health and Medicine What is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine, also called holistic health and integrative medicine, is a form of health care that makes the health care provider and the patient a tight knit team, built with mutual respect. The goal of the team is to achieve optimal health for the patient using scientifically backed treatment …

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Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Medical Marijuana for PTSD

The National Institute of Mental Health describes PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as the following: “PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to …

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Pediatric Foot Care: Disregarded Conditions Can Lead to Long-Term Disorders

Pediatric Foot Care

Sometimes the pain that children try to express is often overlooked as growing pains; however, when it comes to issues and discomfort with their feet, their symptoms should be taken seriously, as foot conditions usually start when we’re young. Common Childhood Foot Disorders • Heel Pain • Achilles Tendon Ruptures • Turf Toe • High Arches or Flat Feet • Ingrown …

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Three Symptoms of Knee Meniscal Tears & Why Surgery Isn’t Your Best & Only Option – How You Can Find Relief Without Surgery

Courtesy of Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy Knee pain can make your life feel stagnant. You might be experiencing some joint pain in your knee. You might also feel your knees grinding and making noise. This can be a result of knee meniscal tears. Read on below to see some of the symptoms that you might experience. Knee Popping and Grinding Knee …

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Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA John F. Kennedy once said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” This statement holds true when we focus on many of the issues in life, especially our health. Some of the most common cardiac risk symptoms are often overlooked. Ideally, individuals should start to be mindful of their heart health from …

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June is Men’s Health Month Checking in on Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month Checking in on Men’s Health

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD June is Men’s Health Month, a perfect time to talk with the men in our lives about optimizing their health, especially as they age. One valuable addition men can make to their daily health regimen, is including daily vitamin and mineral supplements. Vitamins and minerals are essential to keeping our bodies healthy. They function as both …

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