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With Possible Shortages Looming, Passport Health Sarasota Has the Vaccines You Need Including Flublok®, FluMist, and Shingrix.

Passport Health Sarasota Has the Vaccines You Need

The nerve pain shingles sufferers endure can be paralyzing and last for months, and for some, years. The agony many suffer cannot be overstated. If you’re 50 or over, the Shingrix vaccine is a must. A reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox, shingles emerges as people age and appears on the skin in a blistering and excruciating rash. The …

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3D Mammography

3D Mammography Miami

As technology advances, understanding medical exams and procedures becomes more complex. The quality of services provided is an important consideration. The American Cancer Society endorses mammography, along with yearly physical examinations and monthly self-examinations, as the most effective means of detecting breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage. Generally, mammography can reveal benign and cancerous growths before you or …

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This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin

The holidays bring joy by celebrating with family and friends, attending holiday parties, special events and gift giving, but along side of all of the “Fa La La” often comes a bit of stress, over indulgence and rushing from here to there. This fast-paced time of year can wreak havoc on our skin from dehydration, lack of sleep, poor dietary …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting skin from sun damage, eating a healthy diet, exercising more …

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Lipedema vs. Lymphedema

Lipedema vs. Lymphedema

By Federico M. Richter, MD Most of us are familiar with lymphedema, which is a build up of lymphatic fluid in the arms and legs. Usually, lymphedema is a secondary issue that arises after cancer treatment or lymph node removal. Lymphedema is a dangerous disorder and needs to be treated by a certified lymphatic therapist, who is trained to properly massage …

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Gastroparesis: Treating the Pain Associated with the Disorder

Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is often associated with GERD, which causes a delayed emptying of the stomach acids and food, which creates numerous symptoms including acid reflux. Along with a great deal of discomfort and systemic health-related factors, what many people don’t realize is that acid reflux can adversely affect your lifestyle and coping abilities due to its chronic bodily distress. Symptoms of Gastroparesis …

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Cryotherapy: Now There’s CryoSkin to Help You Lose Weight

Cryotherapy

Chances are you’ve recently heard about Whole Body Cryotherapy(WBC) from a magazine, social media site, or a professional athlete. It’s rising popularity over the last few years is the product of the impressive results it has been generating. In WBC, a cylindrical chamber similar to a sauna is cooled to negative temperatures using cold nitrogen gas. Nitrogen is a natural non-toxic …

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An Alternative Approach to Optimal Aging – Dr. James Williams of Florida Integrative Medicine Weighs in on NAD IV Therapy

An Alternative Approach to Optimal Aging

With its ability to bypass the intestines and limit the breakdown that digestion produces (or lack thereof), IV infusion of vitamins and minerals may seem like the latest craze, but a John’s Hopkins physician actually developed the popular Myers Cocktail almost 60 years ago. Due to IV infusions efficacy and remarkable outcomes for various conditions like autoimmune disorders, fatigue, chronic pain, …

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Family Caregiver s Have Complicated Roles and Varied Duties Which Don’t Ease During the Holiday Season

Family Caregiver s Have Complicated Roles

As responsibilities can range from occasional help with errands or finances to 24/7 hands-on care, the holiday extras can easily overfill a caregiver’s plate. The challenges you will face in caregiving depend on your loved one’s level of function and the resources available. Even after your loved one moves into a more supportive living environment, such as assisted living or memory …

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The Kitchen Table

The Kitchen Table

By Alex Anderson I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this, but my mom is an incredible Monopoly player. I mean she is phenomenal. And one of the things I enjoyed growing up was sitting at the kitchen table. I’m not just talking about Mom’s amazing cooking. I loved the kitchen table because that is where all the entertainment happened. When I …

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