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Diabetic Neuropathy: What You’re Feeling & Don’t Know Will Shock You!

Diabetic Neuropathy: What You’re Feeling & Don’t Know Will Shock You!

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes.  Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year.  Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, having high blood sugar levels, along with low blood and …

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HOW TO ELIMINATE CHILDHOOD OBESITY

HOW TO ELIMINATE CHILDHOOD OBESITY

By Rev. Dr. Sean Stringer, dc, mo, ctth Obesity in the United States is at an epidemic rate. Over 75% of the U.S. adult population is overweight or obese with there being more obese than overweight individuals. The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Today, about twenty percent of school-aged children …

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed back surgery syndrome is a generic term used to describe persistent or new pain after spinal surgery.   The typical scenario is one in which the patient has had one or multiple spinal surgeries, and they are in fact no better, or worse, compared to before they had any surgery.   Failed back surgery patients are a challenge to the spine surgeon.   …

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PROSTATE CANCER – The Dreaded Biopsy

PROSTATE CANCER – The Dreaded Biopsy

By Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan, APR, CPRC Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute I can’t tell you how many men I’ve talked to about prostate cancer biopsies in the last 10 years.  There have been many – at least 2 or 3 a week!  These are guys who have experienced some symptom and gone to their family doctor for a check-up, …

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Worried About Alzheimer’s?

Worried About Alzheimer's

A simple eye test may detect the disease before memory loss occurs. By Dr. Shaminder Bhullar Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia, affects more than 5 million Americans — and it’s projected to soar to 13 million over the next 35 years. In the face of the growing worldwide Alzheimer’s disease epidemic, there is a pressing need for simple, …

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Leg Pain? It May Be Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD

Leg Pain? It May Be Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD

Do you happen to have these symptoms? • Painful cramping in your hip, thigh or calf muscles after certain activities, such as walking or climbing stairs (claudication) • Leg numbness or weakness • Coldness in your lower leg or foot, especially when compared with the other side • Sores on your toes, feet or legs that won’t heal • A …

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Heart Talk

Heart Talk

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My dad told me a hilariously funny story that happened when he was about 20 years old. He was riding in the backseat of my grandfather’s car with my grandfather, Jeff, driving. Grandpa Jeff’s brother Uncle Walter was in the front passenger seat. So to set this up a little more, …

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Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

By Physicians Rehabilitation – VAX-D, short for Vertebral Axial Decompression, is a patented non-surgical therapy proven to successfully treat chronic low back pain, caused by prolapsed, bulging, herniated or degenerative discs, facet syndrome, stenosis and sciatica. Even post-surgical patients and those suffering from central canal or foraminal stenosis have reported significant pain relief with VAX-D therapy. Over a series of …

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Hospital Volunteers Keep Venice Regional Ticking – An army of more than 500 provides vital roles in hospital, community.

Hospital Volunteers Keep Venice Regional Ticking

They are an army of more than 500. They keep wheelchairs rolling, greet patients and guests, operate a thrift shop to raise scholarship funds, and install Lifeline equipment for people at risk for falls. If you have visited or been a patient at Venice Regional Bayfront Health, you have certainly met at least one of the Hospital Volunteers of Venice.  …

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IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy to Treat Chronic Migraines and Other Intractable Headaches

By Dr. Steven Reichbach Chronic migraines can be one of the most challenging diseases to treat.  It affects 1% of the population in the United States and can be severely debilitating as well as  negatively impact the quality of life in those who suffer with them.  Medications such as opiods, antidepressants, antileptics, beta blockers, triptans and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are commonly …

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