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Get Fit in 2019 This Year Let Crunch Fitness Help You Reach Your Goals

Get Fit in 2019 This Year Let Crunch Fitness Help You Reach Your Goals

Weight loss isn’t a quick jaunt; it’s often a very long journey with many turns, twists, and bumps in the road. At this time of year, our New Year’s resolutions probably include weight loss goals, and working out. But what’s the best way to get there? Over the years, most people have lost a few pounds, only to regain them rather …

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Fighting off the Flu with a Twist on Vitamin C

Fighting off the Flu with a Twist on Vitamin C

According to the CDC, last year, Florida was one of the states with the highest records of influenza outbreaks, causing unprecedented amounts of hospitalizations and deaths. This year, we’re uncertain of how threatening the flu season may prove to be, but we do know that the flu will affect all ages. Taking precautions is essential. Young children, individuals with weakened …

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7 Tricks for Sticking with Your Fitness Plans

Are you looking for some new fitness motivation? Try exercising your brain first — and practice ways to “trick” yourself into being more active. With the New Year and corresponding resolutions upon us, Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Florida, chimes in with some fun and engaging tips to help you get started and keep going. Tricky business Ready …

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A Safe Way to Start The New Year 5 Ways to Prevent Falls in Your Loved One’s Home

CarePatrol of Sarasota and LWR wants seniors to be healthy and independent for as long as possible. However, an unexpected fall can drastically hinder that independent lifestyle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in four adults over age 65 has a fall each year. One in five falls results in serious injury – such a broken …

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Frontotemporal Dementia: Impact on Social Brain.

frontotemporal Dementia

By – Valeriy Sabodash, M.D. Dementia is a common clinical diagnosis in neurology practice. There are many types of dementia. The most discussed type is Alzheimer’s disease in the past known as senile dementia. However, there are other neurodegenerative syndromes that less known not only to the patients and their families but physicians too. Some of these, in fact, are not …

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Neurofeedback: A Safe and Effective Treatment for Many Neurological Conditions like Memory Loss, Insomnia and Anxiety

Neurofeedback

Florida integrative medical center (FLIMC) has an exciting brain health and restoration program which incorporates brain mapping and neurofeedback integrated with its many other therapies. Mapping identifies dysfunctional brainwave patterns and neurofeedback three trains the brain back into normal healthy patterns. The program is helpful for improving a variety of neurological conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, ADD, ADHD, ADHD …

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SmartCurve

SmartCurve

RAVE (Radiology Associates of Venice, Englewood and Sarasota) were the first to offer the SmartCurve breast stabilization system, which is clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose, and the new Clarity HD high-resolution3D™ imaging technology, which provides radiologists with the highest resolution 3D™ images to help identify cancers early. These innovations come …

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon The spine is made up of bony blocks called the vertebrae.  Between each vertebra are the intervertebral discs, which are composed of spongy materials that behave as shock absorbers in the spine.  In addition to the intervertebral discs, the vertebrae are connected to each other via facet joints.  The spinal canal runs through the …

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Under-diagnosed and Dangerous Left untreated, celiac disease can have serious complications.

By Katie R. Agnello, M.D. She’s tired all the time and frequently feels bloated. Her joints have started aching, but now in her late 60s, she figures that’s just advancing years. At her last annual checkup, her primary doctor noted slight anemia (low red cell count) in her blood test results, which could help explain the fatigue. These various symptoms may …

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Is Endovenous Laser Therapy Right for Me?

Is Endovenous Laser Therapy Right for Me?

The EVLT procedure uses a minimally invasive endovenous laser to treat varicose veins and is a clinically proven alternative to traditional and painful ligation and stripping surgery. It requires no general anesthesia and offers minimal risk and shorter recovery time. The EVLT procedure uses the latest generation of EVLT® catheter, which has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration …

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