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Florida Urology Specialists Offers a Better Way to Detect and Treat Prostate Cancer

Florida Urology Specialists Offers a Better Way to Detect and Treat Prostate Cancer

The prostate gland is a tiny plum sized organ that lies just beneath the bladder; the urethra runs through the prostate releasing urine from the bladder. As men age, it can become enlarged, infected and cancerous. Over the last thirty years, the way most medical practitioners check for prostate cancer hasn’t changed very much, and unfortunately, this has led to higher …

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What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

By Federico M. Richter, MD Have you noticed that your legs feel heavy, achy, or seem swollen? Various forms of venous issues affect 25 million Americans. When our veins are working properly, they pump blood back to the heart. Valves in the veins are made to open and close in one direction if these valves or the wall of the …

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Gulf Coast Ketamine Center Offers 2 Services to Better Their Patients’ Health

Gulf Coast Ketamine Center

The two services that we provide to patients at Gulf Coast Ketamine Center are intravenous Ketamine infusions and  Medical Cannabis assessments. Over the past three and half years, we have observed patients in their deepest despair respond to IV ketamine infusions when no other modes of therapy had significant effects. Patients with severe depression, anxiety, PTSD, as well as chronic …

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Hyperacusis Research Study

Hyperacusis, or noise intolerance, is a condition in which patients have a reduced tolerance and increased sensitivity to everyday sounds in the normal environment. People who suffer from Hyperacusis describe their lives as living in a world where the volume seems to be turned up too high. In 2010, Dr. Herbert Silverstein, of the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota, Florida, encountered a …

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Rapidly Progressive Dementia and Prion Disease

By Valeriy Sabodash, MD Because most dementias develop slowly, rapidly progressive dementia (RPD) present a unique challenge to neurologists. Even though there is no consensus on a duration of the clinical symptoms the majority of physicians consider any dementia with symptoms duration in less than 24 months to be rapidly progressive. Based on data analysis from UCSF, Memory and Aging Center, …

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Do We Have the Correct Information About Early Detection? What if There Was a Better Way?

Diagnostic imaging can save lives, it’s used and marketed heavily as a screening tool for early diagnosis, and it’s touted for its ability to detect even the tiniest malformations, but is all of that really true? Is it the right choice in every situation? There are numerous issues with diagnostic testing; one major concern is radiation. For example, a single chest …

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Is it Time to Consider Assisted Living?

Aging can be challenging not only relating to our health but also our ability to perform daily tasks and to live the life we deserve. When we’re younger, we often take for granted the ability to easily button a shirt without arthritic fingers or the capacity to walk safely from the bathroom to the living room without tripping over an area …

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Combatting the No. 1 Killer of Women in the U.S. Awareness, prevention essential to reducing risk of death due to heart disease.

Ignorance kills. When it comes to heart disease in women, lack of awareness – of both risk factors and prevention – is a major contributor to an alarming statistic: Every minute, another woman dies from heart disease in the United States. “Women must make time to take care of themselves, to learn their heart health numbers and take the right …

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Eating Your Way to a Healthy Heart

By Jordan Hopkins, MD, FACC Many chronic medical issues can be dramatically improved or even avoided by leading an active lifestyle and consuming a heart-healthy diet.  Many fad diets are out there making out-sized claims of cardiovascular health, but how do you know what is REALLY the most heart-healthy way to eat?  Rather than analyzing each and every version of all …

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Anxiety, Stress, Pain: Do Natural Supplements Offer Support?

Anxiety, Stress, Pain

Why is it that some people see the light, while others are constantly reminded of the darkness? The intriguing anatomy and process of our brains help us to better understand the production of fear, anxiety, worry and the decision to take flight or to fight. In Paradise Lost, John Milton may have summed up this scenario very well for us when …

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