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The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL Announces their Health & Wellness Faire to be held on April 6th at the Crowne Plaza, Fort Myers, Bell Tower

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce of SWFL

Originally founded in October 2010 in Los Angeles, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce is an international trade organization for  holistically-minded professionals, practitioners, business owners, and resource providers. Florida became the 2nd state next to California to quickly embrace the Chamber and its holistic philosophy and soon there were chapters up North in Florida and on the East Coast of Florida. …

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Dispelling Myths About Modern Cataract Surgery: An Interview with Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS

If you are among those who have been recently been diagnosed with cataracts or think you may be suffering from vision loss due to a developing cataract, you are not alone. Cataracts are common, in fact over 90% of the population will be diagnosed with cataracts by the time they turn 65. Modern cataract surgery restores vision lost to cataracts …

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Do you REALLY Need a Professional to Help You with Medicare?

Do you REALLY Need a Professional to Help You with Medicare?

Medicare is a sophisticated system but maneuvering your way through the maze is the tricky part. You’ll want to have the best coverage based on what your income will allow. Having the assistance of a qualified broker is essential to making sure you choose the right options for you and your loved one. When an individual turns 65-years-of-age, most people are …

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How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for optimal health. The Side Effects and Complications Associated with Sleep disorders are irritability, fatigue, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disorders, chronic disease, diabetes, depression, behavioral issues, stroke, and brain function impairment. If not rectified, over time, sleep deprivation can lead to heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, and other serious complications. The pathways of brainwave …

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Immune Strengtheners: Advice for Your Local Pharmacy

According to the CDC, last year, Florida was one of the states with the highest records of influenza infections. Adults 65 and over are more susceptible to the dangers of the flu, as their symptoms can quickly exacerbate into pneumonia or other disease states. However, the immune systems of all ages are struggling to stave off this year’s treacherous flu epidemic. …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting skin from sun damage, eating a healthy diet, exercising more …

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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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DVT AWARENESS MONTH

DVT AWARENESS MONTH

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI The month of March is DVT awareness month. DVT is an abbreviation for deep vein thrombosis, which a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the lower extremities which, if left unrecognized or undiagnosed can progress. In fact, if left untreated, the clot can break loose and travel to the lungs, also …

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MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

By Rich Gilbert, DMD, MAGD, FICOI According to a 2014 report from the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth. Additionally, 30 percent of adults ages 65-74 have no natural teeth whatsoever. While we may not spend much time thinking about the effects of …

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