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When You Are At Your Wits End

When You Are At Your Wits End

Have you ever been at your wits’ end?  Have you ever been so confused that you didn’t really know which way was up?  Have you ever had the feeling, “I know I need to do something…but I don’t know what ‘something’ to do.” The Bible tells the story of a group of sailors who went out to sea and encountered …

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Ketamine Helps Patients with Treatment Resistant PTSD, Depression, LYME Disease Pain and Much More

The National Institute of Mental Health describes PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as the following: “PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to …

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Why You NEED to Know the Symptoms of PAD

Why You NEED to Know the Symptoms of PAD

Individuals with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have blood flow disruptions usually in the feet and legs, but it can also occur else where in the body. In fact, people with PAD are at very high risk of suffering stroke and heart attack. When the blood vessels are narrowed or clogged, the blood flow becomes obstructed and other complications can ensue. …

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Springtime Blooms Bring Risk to Asthma Sufferers May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Springtime Blooms Bring Risk to Asthma Sufferers May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Springtime brings warmer weather and blooming plants, increasing environmental triggers for people with chronic lung conditions like asthma. “As pollen counts rise, people with allergies can experience flare ups in asthma and other lung conditions. Springtime is particularly challenging,” said Tammy Baker, A.R.N.P. (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner) with Gulf Coast Pulmonology Associates in Venice. She works with a team of …

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Florida Integrative Medical Center Introduces More Women’s Health Services

Kimberly Tyler, ARNP, joins Florida Integrative Medical Center (FLIMC). Kimberly is a nurse practitioner with over 20 years of women’s health experience. She takes great pride in her education, advanced licensures and work ethic. Kimberly’s expertise has allowed her to work as a nursing instructor and a preceptor for nurse practitioner students. Gynecological Office Visits are now Available with Kimberly Nursing …

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Alcohol… Did You Know?

Alcohol... Did You Know?

Alcohol is a large part of many cultures. From celebrations to mourning, alcohol will make an appearance. What many may fail to take in consideration is as we age our tolerance for alcohol changes. Our tolerance for alcohol may decrease as we age secondary to the following: 1. Less muscle to absorb alcohol 2. Increased time to absorb alcohol 3. …

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Can Hearing Loss Affect My Brain Health?

Dr. Jack Wazen, Director of Research for Ear Research Foundation and Otolaryngologist with the Silverstein Institute weighs in on this highly-publicized correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline. Dr. Wazen believes that many facets affect brain health. One of those is being able to hear well. As we age and our brain function begins to decline, we need to use …

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Why Do I Eat My Feelings?

Stress is one of the biggest contributors to indulging in “deserving” high calorie foods either during or after a stressful day. Before heading to the nearest burger joint, try the real hunger test and ask yourself if you would drive through for a healthier meal option. If not, it’s more emotional than physical.

Discover the triggers that lead to emotional eating and ways to address it It was a long day of meetings and phone calls at work. You get home and head straight to the snack pantry. Salty chips. I deserve these. You head to the couch, turn on the TV and before you know it the whole bag is gone. You …

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Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

While not as common as some other types of malignancies, oral cavity and oropharyngeal (head and neck) cancers can often be discovered during routine screening exams by a dentist, medical doctor, dental hygienist, or even by self-exam. Most head and neck cancers begin in squamous cells, which are cells that line moist surfaces, such as those inside the mouth, nose, …

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Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

The Tournament of Roses Parade is an American New Year’s tradition, a festival of elaborate, flower-covered floats, marchingbands, and more held in Pasadena, California, every January 1st. You’ve watched the pageantry and beauty of the parade on television—isn’t it time you saw the floats in person? One hundred thirty years ago, the first Rose Parade was held on January 1, …

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