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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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THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

THE DERMATOLOGIST IS IN SUN SAFETY TIPS

Cathleen Yun Ehrlich, ARNP-C We’ve all heard about the damaging effects of the sun’s harmful UV rays, but are we actually paying attention to the details? Here’s what the World Health Organization (WHO) wants the public to know, “Prolonged human exposure to solar UV radiation may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye and immune system. Sunburn …

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Summer Safety and Your Heart

Dr. Joseph Freedman MD, MBA Living in Florida, we are typically accustomed to warmer days than most of the country, but during the spring and summer months, our typical 80-degree weather can skyrocket to high 90’s and even triple digits, which can leave us feeling, overheated very quickly. It’s important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day, as …

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Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

Is Your Foot & Ankle Pain Treatable?

By Dr.Brian C. Rell, DPM, FACFAS Disease states or trauma can damage the joint, bones and soft tissue in our feet and ankles; however, the most common foot and ankle disorder is caused by inflammation and is widely known as arthritis. Arthritis Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, …

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Screening for Colon Cancer Saves Lives

By Ravi Kondapalli, M.D. Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Proper screening can literally mean the difference between life and death. Screening can find precancerous polyps – …

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We Are Care Patrol

We Are Care Patrol

Today’s senior care options are expanding but not as fast as the population is growing. The oldest baby boomer turned 65 years old in 2011. So what? That means, after that occurrence, 10,000 boomers turn 65 every single day! In 1900, 1 in 25 Americans was a senior. In 2020, 1 in 6 Americans will be a senior, the under …

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Are You a Candidate for this Neuropathy Medical Breakthrough?

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There is a treatment for anyone suffering from the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy pain. And, the beautiful thing is that when these health situations are resolved, people have great improvements in the quality of their lives. Do not let peripheral neuropathy keep you from simply walking or even wearing shoes. Don’t let tingling legs keep you up at night. If …

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Medical Marijuana: A Viable Treatment Option for PTSD Most Likely The Only One You NEED

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and other similar disorders, is a qualifying condition for medical marijuana treatment. PTSD can occur following the experience or witnessing of life-threatening, traumatic, or terrifying events that cause intense fear, helplessness, or physical harm such as sexual or physical assault, unexpected death of a loved one, a motor vehicle accident, war, or natural disaster. Family members of …

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What Does Your Thyroid Do & Why is it Important?

What Does Your Thyroid Do & Why is it Important?

By John Canterbury, M.D. The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that is located over the trachea (wind pipe) just below the larynx (voice box). The thyroid gland plays a very important role in most all the metabolic processes of the body. The thyroid gland produces a hormone and together the gland and hormone are responsible for regulating metabolism. How …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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