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Get Back In the Game By Reducing Stress and Enhancing Pain Management With BEMER!

Get Back In the Game By Reducing Stress and Enhancing Pain Management With BEMER!

By Kathleen Donohue BEMER (Bio-Electric-Magnetic-Energy-Regulation) is a CLASS I medical device with CLASS II pending.  Designed for use at home, the greatest benefits are achieved with just two (8) minute sessions per day opening up the realm of possibilities for health and wellness.  It also includes a built in sleep program which promotes redistribution of blood to the organs involved …

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Open Enrollment for 2017 has ended. Need Health Insurance, know your options!

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 There are Special Election Periods for eligible individuals to purchase creditable health insurance coverage.  Most life change events have a maximum of 60 days to make that change. The majority of the time you’re earliest effective date is the 1st of the month following your application. Medicare and Under 65 Medical Plans …

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Urology Q&A

Urology Q&A

Question: I’m a 48-year old woman and simply can’t always make it to the bathroom when I feel the urge. Some times I have leakage. What, besides surgery, can I do? Answer: There are two types of incontinence in women: stress and urgency incontinence. Stress incontinence is leakage that occurs with a physical stress such as a cough or strain …

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Swollen, achy legs? It could be your veins.

Swollen, achy legs

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – Jean, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years.  Although she did have a history of varicose veins in her sister, she initially did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that …

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Is Urgent Care the answer to your medical needs?

Is Urgent Care the answer to your medical needs?

The health care environment is changing and it is becoming more and more important for patients to understand their treatment options. It wasn’t that long ago that you had two choices when there was something wrong with your health. If it was an emergency, you headed to the ER or called an ambulance. If it wasn’t, you called your doctor …

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Shape Up for Summer with Orangetheory

Shape Up for Summer with Orangetheory

If you are looking for a great way to get into shape this summer, Orangetheory Fitness is the best way to achieve your goals What is Orangetheory? Orangetheory Fitness is unique among fitness gyms in that it offers personal training in a group setting. Using interval training that focuses on cardiovascular and core strength training, Orangetheory gives you a complete …

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia—When to Seek Assistance

Alzheimer’s and Dementia—When to Seek Assistance

Forgetfulness, Agitation and frustration, social withdraw, difficulty with daily tasks, these are all symptoms of Dementia. Every 66 seconds someone develops Dementia in the U.S. Did you know that nearly 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to triple by 2050?  Experts estimate that the number will be close to 15 million people by mid century. Alzheimer’s is …

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Life-Threatening Sleep Apnea and the CPAP Alternative

Life-Threatening Sleep Apnea

By Dr. Rich Gilbert The word apnea literally means without breath.  During sleep, the muscles and tissues of the upper airway can collapse and narrow or totally block the opening in the throat for air.  The narrowing of the upper airway can produce sound – snoring.  However, when the upper airway becomes completely obstructed breathing stops.  This condition is called …

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Health Care Center, Doctor or ER? “Three Cs” to Consider: Condition, Convenience & Cost

While your primary care physician should always be informed about any medical conditions or treatments, when an unexpected ailment arises, other affordable options may end up saving you time and money. Condition, convenience and cost should be considered when choosing where to go and for which treatments.

By Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of South Florida If you start having chest pains or receive a head injury, you probably realize you should go to the emergency room (ER) right away. But for medical issues that are urgent but not an emergency – such as a sinus infection or an ankle injury – many people aren’t sure …

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Nutrition and Macular Health

Nutrition and Macular Health

Dr. James E. Croley III What is the Macula? The macula is the part of the retina where you fine clear vision is located. You use this portion of the retina to read, watch TV, or drive a car. It is located in the central part of your retina. All the rest of the retina only provides peripheral vision. You …

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