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Is There an Alternative to Joint Replacement?

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By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint replacement surgeries are increasing rapidly. In the last ten years, knee replacements have more than doubled and hip replacements more than tripled.1 The most common cause of chronic knee and hip pain leading to joint replacement is osteoarthritis. Other causes of knee and hip pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, chondromalacia patella, ligament injury, …

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Q&A Women’s Health

By Jonathan Jay, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well …

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Cataract Surgery – It May Prolong Your Life

Cataract Surgery - It May Prolong Your LifeCataract Surgery - It May Prolong Your Life

Frantz EyeCare Announces Annual Mission Cataract Event By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS After learning she had cataracts in both eyes, Jacqueline Pearlman began researching cataract surgeons in Southwest Florida, where she lives. Today, she is beyond thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed at Frantz EyeCare. “It’s amazing what I see now that I never …

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Regular Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

Regular Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

The development of improved screening tests for various types of cancer means that physicians can now identify and diagnose cancer at an earlier stage, often before any symptoms are present. With all types of cancer, early detection and diagnosis can make a big difference in outcomes. Recommended Cancer Screening Tests Skin Cancer: Screening for skin cancer involves checking your skin …

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WHY YOU STILL HAVE HYPOTHYROID SYMPTOMS WHEN ALL YOUR LAB TESTS ARE NORMAL

WHY YOU STILL HAVE HYPOTHYROID SYMPTOMS WHEN ALL YOUR LAB TESTS ARE NORMAL

By Dr. Robert Gilliland, DC Over 20 million Americans continue to suffer with low or hypothyroid symptoms even though they medicate appropriately and have normal test results. The reason why? Most doctors only treat the medical problem and ignore the Functional problem! Hypothyroid Symptoms may include: Fatigue, Unexpected Weight Gain, Thinning Hair, Dry/Brittle Hair, Skin and Nails, Brain Fog, Headaches, Constipation, …

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Back to School, Back to the Doctor

The countdown is on, and parents and kids alike are feeling the pressure to get ready for school – there are school supplies to be bought, first-day outfits to be chosen, and anxieties to be calmed. But that’s not the end of the list. A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Whether your child …

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Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

Affordable Surgical and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men & Women

By Michael Poka, Owner At SWAN Age Reversal Centers™, we offer affordable high quality Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetic Procedures designed for Men & Women that helps with Anti-Aging and Age Reversal. Our Non-Surgical treatments help with Skin Tightening, Wrinkle Reduction, Targeted Fat Reduction, Stretch Marks, Scar Reduction, Cellulite Smoothing, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Male Enhancement and Hair Restoration. All of these cutting-edge …

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Health Insurance – FACTS

Health Insurance – FACTS

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 Fact the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) is still a big part of our current health insurance and I believe it will be for many years. President Trump has signed many documents that can change our health insurance system, but change doesn’t happen overnight. So in 2018 you are required to have …

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BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder

BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder

Frustrated with your Overactive Bladder (OAB) medication not working?   Do the side effects pose more health risks than benefits? When you have Overactive Bladder, you learn to settle. To settle not only for the constant bathroom trips, but also for treatments that haven’t worked as well as you’d like or left you with unpleasant side effects. There’s another approach. BOTOX® …

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Dealing With Life’s Painful Situations

By Pastor Timothy Neptune On Father’s Day in 2005 my dad came to my office to visit and talk about how things were going.  In the course of our discussion he mentioned that he experienced a terrible night’s sleep because his back was causing him so much pain. I told him that it was time to go to the ER …

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