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VICTIM OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY?

VICTIM OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

Are you one of the Millions of Americans that suffer from peripheral neuropathy? Have you been told you have to deal with it, live with it, and rely on Gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, injections or other dangerous off label drugs with serious side effects. You see, it’s not your medical doctor’s fault, it’s the completely irrational medical system that continues to treat …

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Regenerative Medicine Treats Injuries, Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Much More

Regenerative Medicine Treats Injuries, Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Much More

Our joints are constantly enduring wear and tear, which can cause pain, inflammation and injury to occur. Over the past several years, Regenerative Medicine has been utilizing stem cell therapy with remarkable outcomes, due to the natural and proven healing effects, anti-inflammation and immunomodulation for various orthopedic conditions. Not all Stem Cells are Equal Our own stem cells are not …

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Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Neuromas: A Painful Foot Condition

Foot pain is caused by many factors including, aging, standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and genetic disorders, excessive exercise, trauma, and diseases. However, one of the most common foot disorders is caused by injury to the nerves and tissue fibers of the ball of the foot and toes called neuromas. Neuromas are pinched nerves …

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Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA John F. Kennedy once said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” This statement holds true when we focus on many of the issues in life, especially our health. Some of the most common cardiac risk symptoms are often overlooked. Ideally, individuals should start to be mindful of their heart health from …

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Tips for Talking to your Doctor about Pelvic Floor Disorders

Tips for Talking to your Doctor about Pelvic Floor Disorders

It can be difficult to talk about problems such as incontinence or vaginal bulges, even with a doctor. But doctors are used to talking about these problems, and it’s worth asking about your symptoms because they can be treated. Your doctor may refer you to a urogynecologist – an expert in treating these problems – if your doctor thinks a specialist …

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Don’t Let Sports-Related Injuries Sideline You This Summer

Don’t Let Sports-Related Injuries Sideline You This Summer

No matter how much you love your favorite sport, there are many reasons you might decide to take a break. A heavy work schedule, travel, sickness and weather are just a few of the temporary setbacks that could put a damper on your active lifestyle. When you’re ready to get back in the game, whether that’s golf, tennis, swimming or …

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Let’s Join the NSC in Raising Awareness

Let’s Join the NSC in Raising Awareness

The National Safety Council (NSC) traditionally hosts National Safety Month every June to promote safety throughout the country, and this year’s focus is on reducing the leading causes of injury and death in our communities: • Emergencies • Wellness (or lack thereof) • Falls • Driving While groups of all ages have opportunities to enhance personal safety in each of these …

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See Better, Live Longer Cataract Surgery May Prolong Your Life

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS After learning she had cataracts in both eyes, Jacqueline Pearlman began researching cataract surgeons in her area of Southwest Florida. Today, she is beyond thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed at Frantz EyeCare last year. “My vision now is amazing,” said Jacqueline. “It’s amazing what you see now …

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Digital Dental X-ray Exams Lower Radiation Exposure

Digital Dental X-ray

Computers are a part of daily life. They also play an important role in our dental office. We use computers to track your appointments, treatment details and insurance records. We also use them to capture, store and transmit your dental x-ray images. Many diseases of the oral cavity (which includes the teeth and surrounding tissues and bone) cannot be seen …

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Hormonal Imbalances in Men and Women: How Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is Beneficial for Both

By Dr. Viviana Cuberos As we age, both men and women will start to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance. For men, this is called andropause, and for women, it’s connected to perimenopause, menopause or postmenopause. The symptoms for males and females are very similar. For men, as they age and their hormonal testosterone levels begin to decline, most men will experience …

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