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Prepare for Surgery & Recover Quicker with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

By Yollo Wellness – The wound-healing properties of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) have been well documented. For example, HBOT has successfully been used to treat burn victims and patients with life threatening infections. HBOT has been consistently used to treat diabetic patients and patients with circulatory problems. In some cases, patients were spared amputations. Major advances in healing following surgery …

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Understanding Hepatitis C

By Gastroenterology Associates of S.W. Florida – Hepatitis C is an infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. The liver is is responsible for removing toxins from the blood, fighting infections, digesting food, and storing nutrients, vitamin and energy. Inflammation from an infection caused by Hepatitis C can prevent the liver from working properly. …

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A Lifetime Plan for a Life at Home

By Senior Choice at Home – Staying active, independent and healthy while living in the comfort of home ranks among the top goals for many people in their retirement years in Southwest Florida. But none of us knows what lies ahead when it comes to our ability to remain independent and healthy. One way to ensure you receive the health …

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Staying Flexible As We Age

By John C. Kagan, M.D. – Can exercise keep you young? Of course exercise can’t literally turn back the clock, but it can keep your muscles, bones and joints healthy. Staying active through regular exercise that promotes stretching and flexibility can offer many anti-aging benefits. Aerobic activity that raises the heart rate is important for fitness and conditioning, but stretching …

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European Face Lift

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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Planning for a Healthy 2013

By Tammy Provence, Founder of Good2Go Healthy Take Out – If you were to give your health a grade for 2012, what would it be?  Did you fail, just slide by or pass with flying colors?  Even if you had an uneventful health year, meaning you weren’t necessarily sick, here are some questions to ask yourself: How is your energy …

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A NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT YOGA MAY BE THE BEST ACTIVITY FOR THOSE OVER 50, FOR SENIORS & THE ELDERLY

By Sylvia A. DiLorenzo, M.A., E-RYT 500 – Most people have a sense that it is important to keep moving in some way in order to stay healthy as we age. Many have the misconception that one must be very fit and young — or at least be able to get up and down on the floor — in order …

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‘Tis the Season to Stuff Ourselves!

By Sharon Chatham Sullivan, Clinic director,  New Beginnings hCG Clinics  Fort Myers and Bonita Springs – The holidays are here and that can be a dangerous time for someone trying to watch their weight.  We all have heard the standard strategies for keeping our weight under control during the season: have something to eat before going to a party. Drink …

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WISDOM TEETH: To Extract or Not to Extract!

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Third molars or “Wisdom Teeth” as they are often referred to, are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. For a long time they have been regarded as useless and troublesome teeth that must be removed for preventive measures. However, when the wisdom teeth are fully erupted and align properly (biting correctly with the …

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Dr. Jonathan Frantz Offers Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery

As an ophthalmologist dedicated to providing outstanding care, Dr. Frantz is continually looking for ways to better serve his patients. He is thrilled and honored to lead the way in bringing Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery to southwest Florida. Frantz EyeCare is the first and only practice in our area to utilize the most technologically advanced option for cataract surgery – …

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