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Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Snoring/Apnea

By Dr. Gilbert We probably all know someone who snores. Who can forget the rumbling, tumbling, and even gasping sounds in the middle of the night?  While snoring certainly affects the sleep quality of one’s bed partner, it can also be very problematic for the snorer as well. Snoring is a sound that originates from vibrations of constricted soft tissues in …

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Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that causes serious illness in dogs and other animals throughout the world. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that many dogs can acquire, and the number of veterinarians that are seeing this infection in their patients is growing. The concern is of course for our beloved pets, but also a major red flag since leptospirosis is …

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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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Flexible Flat Foot Deformities

Flexible Flat Foot Deformities

Flat Feet is a complex, yet common disorder that affects nearly 30% of the population. However, there are several different types of flat feet, all of which affect the arch of the foot. Flexible flat foot is the most common form of the disorder and usually starts in early life. It’s not uncommon to see babies and toddlers with flexible …

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Setting New Standards of Care at the Orthopedic Center of Florida

Setting New Standards of Care

At the Orthopedic Center of Florida (OCF), their team of skilled orthopedic specialists strive to meet all of your orthopedic, pain management, podiatry, and rehabilitation needs. They are committed to providing the latest evidence-based, patient-centered care in orthopedic and sports medicine services. At Orthopedic Center of Florida, you will find an array of orthopedic services such as Digital X-Rays, Diagnostic …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Open Late & Weekends for All Minor Emergencies

Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium’s Fort Myers & Cape Coral Walk-in Medical Centers are now open late and weekends to better care for you during all of life’s minor emergencies. There are no appointments necessary and wait times …

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Psoriasis Awareness: How to Finally Get Your Skin Disorder Under Control

Psoriasis Awareness

Cathleen Yun Ehrlich, ARNP-C More than 7.5 million people have psoriasis. It ranges from mild to severe and is a lifelong disorder. But what many people don’t realize is that psoriasis is an autoimmune disease. The skin cells become overactive and produce more skin than what can naturally be sloughed off, so the end result is red, irritated skin with …

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Look GREAT this Summer!

Look GREAT this Summer!

Feel great and look fantastic! You can have both! Looking good and feeling great are two things that you owe yourself. They actually go together more than you might think. The last time you were really sick, did someone tell you that you looked great? Of course not! They say “Oh, you look horrible!” So how you look is directly …

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Excessive Heat and Your Heart Health

Excessive Heat and Your Heart Health

Courtesy of American House August is “Safety Month,” and while we take the time to consider all of the preventative ways to protect ourselves, we often overlook the adverse effects that these hot summer months have on our cardiovascular systems. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), “When people are exposed to extreme heat, they can suffer from potentially deadly …

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Debunking the Myth of Cankles

The issue of cankles (where the calf and ankle appear to have merged as one) was discussed several years ago on the daytime MD entertainment talk show “Dr. OZ” and confusion still exists as to the relationship of this condition to venous insufficiency. Unfortunately, venous insufficiency was not included in the possible causes of cankles and this distressed me.

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI CALF + ANKLE= CANKLE….when the calf and the ankle appear as one. I have seen many patients with similar appearing calves and ankles which have been self described as their Grandma’s ankles or stovepipe legs. As I caught the last segment of the show, I found it odd that Dr. Oz was missing …

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