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The New “Smart Drug” – ADDTabz

By Marlena Cecil, PA-C In all my years as a medical professional I have never been as personally excited about the release of a new medication as I am now. There are two very important reasons for my glee – one this new medication is known as the New Adderall alternative and secondly it is made by the “Apple Computer” …

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Colon Cancer is Preventable

By Gastroenterology Associates of S.W. Florida, P.A. – Colon cancer is a common and lethal disease. Globally, it is the third most diagnosed cancer in males and the second in females, with over 1.2 million new cases and 608,700 deaths estimated to have occurred in 2008. In the United States, both the incidence and mortality have been slowly but steadily decreasing. …

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When Venous Insufficiency Masquerades as Kidney Problems

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS One of the less recognized and often overlooked problems patients with severe leg swelling may suffer rom is treatable superficial venous insufficiency. For eight years, Diane Martin never slept for over two hours at a time. “I would have to get up and go to the bathroom to urinate,” she remembers. “Every time I got up …

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Hidden Food Allergies May Be Causing Your Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Headaches

By Robert Gilliland, B.S., D.C. If you have already tried all the drugs and natural remedies but you still have chronic pain or headaches, you may have a hidden food allergy. I see it everyday. Most of my patients are exasperated when they come to see me. They are desperate for answers. When I tell them we need to test for …

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European Face Lift Look Younger Faster

Minimally Invasive Face Sculpting & Lifting By: Alina Stanciu, MD Board Certified Ophthalmologist American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Mini-Facial procedures are in more demand to satisfy the need of the modern women who has less time for surgical procedures and higher expectations for natural and quicker results in maintaining a younger looking face. With this is mind Dr. Stanciu developed …

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VAX-D: Non-Surgical Neck & Back Pain Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation Chronic pain is one of the most debilitating health conditions. Studies show that back and neck pain is often recurrent even if the original problem resolves, many patients suffer chronic symptoms at intervals. Chronic back and neck pain sufferers often live a life of compromise in their daily activities. Back and neck pain is frequently treated in an …

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Knee Arthroscopy Can Help You

Get Back in the Game Faster By John C. Kagan, M.D. – Constant knee pain that prevents you from performing everyday activities like walking, bending and climbing stairs, or enjoying a game of golf or tennis, can be difficult. It can certainly limit your quality of life. The first step is to try nonsurgical treatments such as a knee brace, pain …

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Local Entrepreneur Helps Eczema and Psoriasis Sufferers with Sea Salt

Local Entrepreneur Deanna Kelly, founder of Naples Soap Company, has developed a national following with her use of sea salt in soaps and natural personal care products geared towards eczema and psoriasis sufferers. Ms. Kelly, a former nurse, has extensive personal experience and frustration dealing with eczema and psoriasis. She has had both most of her adult life. When her daughter …

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There’s a New Expert in Town!

The Plastic Surgery Spa Welcomes Dr. Michael Stampar Michael Stampar has been a D.O. Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon since 1991, practicing in Punta Gorda since 1996, and is now expanding to provide his non-surgical facial rejuvenation expertise in Bonita Springs on Mondays. The new location will be The Plastic Surgery Spa in the Riverview Center at 27400 Tamiami Trail, Suite …

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Anxious about exercise?

By LouAnn Good – These are times of high anxiety! We all know what anxiety is, we all have experienced it, we deal with it as best we can but for many of us it can be a debilitating condition. Anxiety is essentially a negative and weakening reaction to life situations typified by worry, self-doubt, and apprehension that often affects …

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