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Treating Clinical Depression and Anxiety: Happy Patients Put Their Hope on Dope

Treating Clinical Depression and Anxiety

Iona Cannabis Clinic has a lot of happy patients. These patients who not too long ago suffered from major depressive disorders and anxiety are now seeing markedly improved outcomes in relatively short time frames. Depression & Anxiety Although medical professionals are still discovering new reasons for depression and anxiety to this day, we know that a tiny portion in the …

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BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder Frustrated with your Overactive Bladder (OAB) medication not working? Do the side effects pose more health risks than benefits?

BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG When you have Overactive Bladder, you learn to settle. To settle not only for the constant bathroom trips, but also for treatments that haven’t worked as well as you’d like or left you with unpleasant side effects. There’s another approach. BOTOX® is approved to treat Overactive Bladder symptoms, such as a strong need to urinate …

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Coronary Artery Disease: Putting the Pieces Together

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA Feeling short of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain and tightness? Do you know the signs of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? And if you’re experiencing them, are you taking steps to see your cardiologist to find out what’s the cause? For many people, that have CAD symptoms, they, unfortunately, ignore their signs. Ignoring heart irregularities can be …

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Your Windows May Be Hurricane-Ready, But Are Your Medications?

Your Windows May Be Hurricane-Ready, But Are Your Medications?

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD With hurricane season upon us, it’s vital that storm readiness preparations include securing all personal medications ahead of potential evacuations, or lengthy pharmacy closures, especially when living with chronic illnesses. For those managing conditions such as diabetes or heart disease, going without medication can be life-threatening. With a number of possible post-storm scenarios – from pharmacy …

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The Risk of Estate Litigation – How to Plan Your Estate to Avoid It

The Risk of Estate Litigation

Many of our readers, who are also clients, may know that I am not part of the genre of attorneys who enjoy litigation. On the contrary, over the years I’ve gone to great lengths to assist clients in avoiding court action whenever possible. I also am committed to counseling clients when doing estate planning in Florida to take all reasonable …

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Heartworm Basics: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Pet Safe

We have so many responsibilities when it comes to keeping our beloved pets healthy and vibrant. We feed them a healthy diet, make sure they get their exercise, groom them, and give them lots of hugs and kisses, but it’s important to remember that preventative medicine is critical to your furry one’s health. For instance, none of us want to …

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Hydrating Your Soul

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church It was sometime during the summer of 2001. We had just moved our family from LaCrosse, WI where I served as a youth pastor for almost five years to Sellersville, PA to begin my Master of Divinity degree at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary. I had about a month and a half of …

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Not All Knee Replacement Surgeries Are Equal

Not All Knee Replacement Surgeries Are Equal

Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Find out how you can get a customized implant for your best outcome When arthritis or injury causes knee pain that is uncontrolled by medication, injections, or physical therapy, knee replacement is the most logical means to restore your knee function and to provide you with substantial pain relief. Many people don’t …

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Back to School & Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Back to School & Oral Health

Ricardo S. Bocanegra, D.D.S. Your oral health is more important than you may realize. Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums may affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand …

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Is There an Alternative to Joint Replacement?

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By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint replacement surgeries are increasing rapidly. In the last ten years, knee replacements have more than doubled and hip replacements more than tripled.1 The most common cause of chronic knee and hip pain leading to joint replacement is osteoarthritis. Other causes of knee and hip pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, chondromalacia patella, ligament injury, …

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