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FDA and APA Recognition of the Positive Effects Associated with Ketamine Therapy for Severe Depression

FDA and APA Recognition of the Positive Effects Associated with Ketamine Therapy for Severe Depression

By Dr. Robert Pollack Data analysis collected by the FDA supports that Ketamine Therapy shows promising results as an effective treatment for severe depression.  During the study over 279,000 patients were closely evaluated for pain therapies and their outcomes.  41,337 patients were given Ketamine for alleviating pain and pain management, but surprisingly, many of these individuals were concurrently reporting fewer episodes …

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Labral Tears and Rotator Cuff Injuries – Regenerative Treatments for Common Shoulder Pain Conditions

By Debra K. Brinker, RN The shoulder is a unique joint providing an incredible range of motion for daily living and sports. The downside to all that motion is shoulder instability, if this ball and socket joint becomes injured, it can lead to shoulder instability. As the shoulder becomes unstable, it can start making a clunking or clicking noise. It is …

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HOW TO DECREASE YOUR RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER

By Michelle Haessler, M.D. One in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Whereas, many men will have a type of nonaggressive prostate cancer that is referred to as “low grade” and never need treatment, many will develop a more aggressive form of prostate cancer, which will require treatment. This treatment could consist of hormonal treatment, surgery, radiation …

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Healthy Aging In Your Own Home

Healthy Aging In Your Own Home

The issues of aging often include health related disorders that make it difficult for individuals to take care of themselves from time to time.  Private duty care providers that come to you are the wave of the future.  Private duty nursing and support can help you and your loved ones age healthfully in the convenience of your own residence. Examples of …

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Hope and Optimism

Hope and Optimism

By Pastor Timothy L. Neptune Hope is confidence in God…not wishful thinking.  To have hope is to trust in God to meet our needs…even in the midst of difficult times.  When we do go through tough times our confidence in God can get a little rattled, as the Old Testament figure Job experienced.  In the midst of his pain and …

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Cataracts: Third Leading Cause of Blindness in the United States

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS – Studies suggest that everyone who lives long enough will get cataracts, although there may be some reduced risk for individuals who eat properly, avoid sun exposure and do not smoke. A cataract is not a disease but an aging process similar to graying hair. As the eye ages, the normal lens inside the …

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When Should Elderly Drivers Hang Up the Car Keys?

When Should Elderly Drivers Hang Up the Car Keys?

As a group, seniors age 80 and older have the highest rate of fatal crashes per mile driven, even higher than for teens, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Simply put, too many people continue driving when it’s no longer safe for them to do so. Many seniors may notice changes in their own driving ability and as …

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Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Aging Immune systems Have you noticed that certain things happen as you age?  Maybe you are tire more easily and need more sleep, or don’t have as much endurance as you once had.  Do you get sick more often?  Does it take you longer to get over a cold or the flu?  Older bodies get hit harder with viruses and …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA – Senior Licensed Loan Originator Many people decide to move forward with a reverse mortgage for various reasons, but if you’re suffering from a chronic health condition, it could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Because our population is living longer, people are searching for viable options to help them live out their best life. …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA Senior Licensed Loan Originator A Reverse Mortgage is a great way to address deferred maintenance and safety issues needed for you or your parent’s home. Most homeowners may not consider the safety issues caused by deferred maintenance to one’s home as a concern or long-term objective, as the concept of home safety is normally seen as …

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