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Parkinson’s Disease and The Importance of Exercise

Parkinson’s Disease

By Todd D. Smith, MPT Every year many Americans make New Year’s resolutions for an increased commitment to exercise.  We do this because we understand the importance of exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle.   For those diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, the importance of exercise is even more crucial because regular exercise with an exercise program designed to target symptoms of …

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More People Living with Cancer

More People Living with Cancer

The evolution of cancer treatment over the last 40 years has resulted in better outcomes for patients; today more people are living with cancer than ever before. Cancer is an illness unlike any other. Many people mistakenly believe that cancer refers to one disease that occurs in many different parts of the body, but, in reality, cancer is not just …

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Finding Freedom In the Water

Finding Freedom In the Water

Like most of the population, we are embarking upon our New Year’s resolutions at this time of year. Have you vowed to get healthier? That’s one of the most common goals attempted, but often times we grow weary of our objectives before we even get a chance to reach the fitness level we desire. Why Do We Fall Short? Usually …

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What will you RESOLVE to do in 2018?

What will you RESOLVE to do in 2018

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI As each New Year dawns, many of us spend the weeks or months preceding the turning of the calendar contemplating potential New Year resolutions. I have RESOLVED to renew and further my commitment to the education of the general public and physician community regarding the wide variety of presentations of correctable superficial venous insufficiency. …

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

By Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, MD and Alison Glassman PA-C What is Pelvic Floor? In women, the pelvic floor is comprised of the muscles, ligaments, connective tissues, and nerves. The pelvic floor supports the bladder, uterus, ovaries, vagina, and rectum. Men have similar pelvic floor components, but they support the prostate, urethra, reproductive organs, and rectum. What is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction? This …

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welcome home to Diamond Oaks Village

welcome home to Diamond Oaks Village

Diamond Oaks Village, located in beautiful Bonita Springs, Florida is a brand new, active lifestyle apartment community for seniors 55 and over.  This luxurious, independent living community boasts spacious, beautifully appointed 1 and 2-bedroom apartments with a variety of floor plans to suit every need.   With a friendly, on site staff and management team, Diamond Oaks Village provides easy, maintenance-free living. …

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The Second Leading Cause of Blindness Are You At Risk?

The Second Leading Cause of Blindness Are You At Risk?

Do you know that 3 million Americans are suffering from a dangerous eye disorder that can rob them of their sight and nearly  1.5 million of them DO NOT EVEN KNOW THEY HAVE IT? Glaucoma is referred as a “sneaky sight stealer” because, unfortunately, there are minimal symptoms associated with the disease and the miniscule indicators can cause up to …

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Investigative Medicine

Investigative Medicine

Do you suffer from symptoms or conditions that doctors can’t explain? Are you tired all the time? It could be your thyroid. “I’m tired all the time, I have no motivation. I can’t concentrate. I’m cold all the time. I’m gaining weight and eating the same. I’m constipated.” These very common complaints are all symptoms of low thyroid function. There …

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Why Heart Attacks are Highest Around the Holiday Season

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

We all know the risk factors for Coronary Heart disorders, like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, a poor diet, diabetes, stress, and aging. But, did you know that there is a post-holiday heart attack correlation? For years medical researchers have been aware of the unfortunate uptake in coronary failure during the holidays and into the New Year. There have …

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Titling a Florida Homestead in a Living Trust [Pros and Cons]

Titling a Florida Homestead in a Living Trust [Pros and Cons]

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. One Florida legal question that is often asked, and is the subject of some debate within the Florida legal community, is whether a Homestead in Florida should be titled into a revocable living trust? Defining a Florida Resident In Florida, a homestead is generally understood as one’s personal place of residence. This means that one …

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