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Reducing Caregiver Demands Mitigates Risk of Caregiver Depression

Reducing Caregiver Demands Mitigates Risk of Caregiver Depression

While many people express a preference to be directly involved in the care of chronically and terminally ill spouses and parents and state that the experience is rewarding, it is easy to underestimate the physical and emotional toll of the caregiving role. Family caregivers of patients with advanced illness experience a high risk of depression. The depression caused by the …

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Understanding Dental Implants Part 2

Understanding Dental Implants Part 2

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS Dental Implants What are the options for implant tooth replacement? Single Tooth Replacement: Immediately (at the same time an implant is placed) or after a period of healing, an abutment is attached to the implant. This is a device that “abuts” or joins the implant to a tooth form called a crown, which replaces …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Open Late & Weekends for All Minor Emergencies

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department

Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium’s Fort Myers & Cape Coral Walk-in Medical Centers are now open late and weekends to better care for you during all of life’s minor emergencies. There are no appointments necessary and wait times are …

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A Better Alternative for Treating Chronic Pain

A Better Alternative for Treating Chronic Pain

When chronic pain affects the neck, back, hands, feet or hips, difficulties arise when trying to get through even the most menial daily tasks. The surrounding muscles begin to tighten as they try to overcompensate for the pain and protect the injured area. These tight muscles can create tension headaches, impaired mobility, and limitations on range of motion. Chronic Pain can …

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The Holidays Can Cause Extreme Anxiety For Individuals With Dementia

The Holidays Can Cause Extreme Anxiety For Individuals With Dementia

The holidays are filled with lots of activities, family gatherings, social events, and decorations; however, with all of this joyous activity, often comes stress for many people, but when it comes to someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the effects can be overwhelming. Even though we’re all extra busy, it’s essential this time of year to be mindful of our loved ones …

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Belly Fat is One of the Hardest Problem Areas to Get Rid Of !

Belly Fat is One of the Hardest Problem Areas to Get Rid Of !

By Larry D. Johnson, DC What is it about belly fat? Like a bad house guest it misses the hint that it’s time to clear out. If you’ve been dealing with an unwanted spare tire, and wondering what makes it so hard to get rid of you’re probably not alone. According to a twelve-year CDC study published in 2014, the …

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Are You Living With Or Worried About Someone Suffering With Chronic Lower Back Pain?

Are You Living With Or Worried About Someone Suffering With Chronic Lower Back Pain?

By Dr. Scott Gray – Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy Dear Friend, Are you tired of dealing with a troublesome back? Sick of resting? Being told that only painkillers or risky spinal surgery are the ONLY option you have to find some sort of relief with your back? If you answered YES to any of the above …

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Holiday Activities Can Exacerbate Arthritic Flare-Ups

Holiday Activities Can Exacerbate Arthritic Flare-Ups

Courtesy of Orthopedic Center of Florida With the holidays here, there is no limit to the amount of wrapping presents, chopping herbs, mixing eggnog, or whatever else this busy season entails. After all of the decorating and prepping is over, some people might be feeling a few new aches and pains, especially if they’ve got arthritis. While there are many forms …

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are here! This is the time of year where we make fabulous memories with friends and family, and it’s also the time of year that we inevitably pack on the pounds. Although, that’s not necessarily the way that it has to go for you because Integrated Skin Care and Root Causes Holistic Health and Medicine has some beneficial tips …

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Chronic Lower Back Aches: Getting You REAL Pain Relief

Chronic Lower Back Aches: Getting You REAL Pain Relief

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center August is National Relaxation Month, but that can be difficult to do when you’re faced with daily lingering pain. One of the most widespread forms of chronic pain is low back pain. Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of low back pain. As the spinal joints and discs break down, …

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