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Holiday Travel and Estate Planning Things to Consider Before You Travel

With the holidays approaching, many of you will be traveling to visit friends and family.  Before any trip, most of us create a to-do list.  If you have been procrastinating about putting an estate plan in place, use this holiday trip as your deadline to finally do so.  Most people believe that estate planning is only for the very wealthy, …

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Guide Offers Tips On Living With Dementia

Guide Offers Tips On Living With Dementia

By George T. Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance – According to the World Alzheimer’s Report and the American Association for LongTerm Care Insurance (AALTCI) reports, over 35 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Without a significant medical breakthrough related to dementia care that number could double every 20 years, and by 2050 could affect …

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Pure PRP Facial Derma Rejuvenation

ALCAT Worldwide

By Yollo Wellness – Platelets are nature’s reservoirs of proteins, peptides, and other compounds that facilitate healing. They include clotting factors to stop bleeding, inflammatory chemicals to drive the acute phase of the healing process and growth factors to promote tissue regeneration and the formation of blood vessels that nourish new tissues. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment simply directs and amplifies …

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Dr. Jonathan Frantz Adds Revolutionary Technology to Cataract Procedure

Dr. Jonathan Frantz

Local Cataract & LASIK Specialist Dr. Jonathan Frantz now utilizes an innovative technology called the ORA (Optiwave Refractive Analysis) System with VerifEye, which continuously monitors the measurements of a patient’s eye during their cataract surgery. This incredibly accurate, real-time display of the patient’s eye provides Dr. Frantz with an unprecedented level of valuable information about the eye that allows him …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary …

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Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia

Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia

By Adam Shuster, DO – Pain Management Consultants of SWFL – Shingles is one of the most common neuropathic pain syndromes affecting adults in the United States.  Roughly 20% of the population will experience shingles in their lifetime.  Shingles is cause by a viral infection (Herpes Zoster).  Usually, pain may start five to seven days prior to eruption of a …

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AT THE CORNER OF HAPPY AND HEALTHY?

AT THE CORNER OF HAPPY AND HEALTHY

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Hats off to Walgreens Drug Store for developing a very creative and catchy tag line. Throughout the country, Walgreens has branded itself as the place where “happy” and “healthy” intersect. And who wouldn’t want to live at that corner. Oh, if life were only that easy! I don’t know about you, but …

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Senior Choice at Home – Making Home Safe Home Sixty Percent of Falls Happen in the Home

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults over the age of 65 falls each year. “At the Lee Memorial Trauma Center, falls are the leading cause of death that we see. A senior dies once every three days in Lee County from a fall,” says Mark Tesoro, Injury Prevention Educator/Analyst, Trauma Services with …

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Physical Therapy Gets You Moving After Surgery

By John C. Kagan, M.D. – Establishing an effective recovery and rehabilitation plan after joint surgery is dependent on two main factors. First, the type of surgery performed and second, the patient’s active participation in the physical therapy guidance provided. Joint surgery options may include minimally invasive surgical diagnosis and repair, also known as arthroscopic surgery. Arthroscopic surgery is a …

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Lymphedema

Lymphedema

By Amy Hartwell, MS OTR/L CLT – Life-saving breast -cancer treatments including, but not limited to, the various forms of surgical interventions, sentinel lymph node and/or axillary lymph node dissection and other treatments such as radiation treatments may lead to an impaired functioning of the lymphatic system with resultant secondary symptoms including a diagnosis of Lymphedema.  When the lymphatic system …

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