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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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Attention Migraine Sufferers!

Attention Migraine Sufferers!

If you have a migraine, you’re not alone. 39 million people in the U.S. are affected by migraines. Painful headaches can affect individuals occasionally, frequently or even daily. While some are sharp and piercing, others may be dull and throbbing, but most migraines cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Usually, …

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Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Provides Educational and Support Programs

Neuro Challenge Foundation

In the United States, nearly 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. Within the next few years, that number is expected to grow significantly. A progressive neurodegenerative disorder, Parkinson’s causes debilitating brain cell death that leads to deficiencies in cognitive function, movement, and mobility. Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s (NCF) is a local 501 c 3 non-profit organization dedicated …

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Open Enrollment 2019 Make it Count: Five tips for choosing a health plan

Open Enrollment 2019 Make it Count

By Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Florida This fall, millions will head to the polls to cast their vote in the mid-term elections, but there is also another important choice to make: your health care coverage for 2019. More than 12 million Florida residents will have the opportunity to select or switch their health insurance plans for 2019 …

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Are You At Risk?

Deep Vein Thrombosis Are You At Risk?

By Federico M. Richter, MD Keeping our veins and body healthy is critical when trying to achieve longevity that’s not wreaked by illness and disorders. Even though most initial vein issues are superficial and if treated by experienced physicians, like those at the Vein Center at Erasers, most issues can be thwarted before posing significant problems. Various forms of venous issues …

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Microsurgery May End Leg and Back Pain Caused by Spinal Stenosis

Microsurgery May End Leg and Back Pain Caused by Spinal Stenosis

At 88 years old, he still liked to swim a half mile in the Gulf of Mexico every morning. The buoyant saltwater of the Gulf eased the leg pains that were always with him when he was standing or walking on land. Then, one day, the pain kept him from making the 50-yard walk from car to shoreline at Venice Beach. …

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A Groundbreaking Approach to Treating Cancer and Preserving Your Cells

Dr. John P. Monhollon, MD is an Integrative Family Physician who practices primary care from a holistic perspective. He integrates the best of modern medicine with the best of alternative medicines. Before his residency, he completed a year’s internship in pathology. He is a member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM). Dr. Monhollon provides patients with individualized caring …

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