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How Opening a Florida Probate is Similar to Running a Business

How Opening a Florida Probate is Similar to Running a Business

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. For those of you who’ve had family members pass away in Florida, you may have experienced being appointed to serve as the “executor” or “personal representative” of a Florida probate estate.  Those of you who have served in this role may realize that there is much more to it than one might think. The analogy …

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Unique Stroke Symptoms in Women

Unique Stroke Symptoms in Women

It is important to recognize stroke symptoms and act quickly. Common stroke symptoms seen in both men and women: • Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg  — especially on one side of the body • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of …

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A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

A Novel Way for Managing Your Chronic Sinus Disease

More than 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by chronic sinusitis.  Each year it’s one of the most common reasons that individuals visit their doctor.  People who suffer from ongoing sinus complications usually have difficulty breathing, contributing to other health disorders. Some of the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis are: • Nasal obstruction • Difficulty breathing • Postnasal drainage …

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Better Hearing & Speech Month 2017

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2017

By Ashley Carlson, DPT, ATC, MTC, OP Coordinator  Life Care Center of Estero Here at Life Care Center of Estero we want to recognize all speech language pathologists (SLPs) by celebrating better hearing and speech month. Speech language pathologists diagnose and treat a multitude of issues including swallowing difficulties, voice disorders, lip and facial weakness, clarity of speech and cognition (including …

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Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

What’s for dinner? This question is coming up in regards to mental health. More research is finding that a nutritious diet isn’t just good for the body; it’s great for the mind, too. Recent studies have shown the risk of depression increases about 80% when you compare teens with the lowest-quality diet, to those who eat a higher-quality, whole-foods diet. Sadhguru, …

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Meniscal and Labral Tears: A Treatable Cause of Osteoarthritis in Knees and Hips

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint instability is the primary cause of chronic pain and degenerative arthritis in the majority of joints in the body, including the knee and the hip. (See figures 1a and 1b.) In the knee, instability is oftentimes due to ligament, tendon and meniscal injuries and tears. In the hip, damage to the labrum as well …

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Improved Energy and Cellular Function= Health

Improved Energy and Cellular Function= Health

By Kathleen Donohue Our bodies need Biological energy resources to survive.  According to www.biology-online.org/dictionary, the definition of biological energy is: “In biology, energy is often stored by cells in biomolecules, like carbohydrates (sugars) and lipids. The energy is released when these molecules have been oxidized during cellular respiration. The energy released from them when they are oxidized during cellular respiration is …

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee – Why suffer needlessly?

By Physicians Rehabilitation Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common illness that causes joints to become stiff and extremely painful.  If you have been diagnosed with OA you are not alone.  Over 27 million people in the United States alone are reported to have this condition! Though OA can affect multiple joints in your body, it is most common in the knees, …

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The Orangetheory Difference. Based in Science, Focused on You.

The Orangetheory Difference

Like all good theories, the Orangetheory workout is based in science. The specific physiological theory behind Orangetheory is known as “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” or EPOC. As part of your high intensity workout, you will be fitted with a heart rate monitor and be able to track your progress on any of the screens around the workout areas. These monitors …

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Understanding COPD

Understanding COPD

COPD is a lung disease that can limit your airflow. When some people hear “COPD,” they’re not sure what to think. It may be confusing because Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is only one of a group of closely related chronic lung diseases. COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused …

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