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Improving your Arthritic Pain with Aquatic Therapy

Warm Water Stimulates Balance and Lessens Pain Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, and loss of range of motion, fatigue and inadequate blood flow. Two of the main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). With Osteoarthritis, wear and tear damages the cartilage in …

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Florida Urology Specialists Offers a Better Way to Detect and Treat Prostate Cancer

Florida Urology Specialists Offers a Better Way to Detect and Treat Prostate Cancer

The prostate gland is a tiny plum sized organ that lies just beneath the bladder; the urethra runs through the prostate releasing urine from the bladder. As men age, it can become enlarged, infected and cancerous. Over the last thirty years, the way most medical practitioners check for prostate cancer hasn’t changed very much, and unfortunately, this has led to higher …

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4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

#1—HOW IT WORKS There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis. The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and THC, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) level. CBD or cannabinoids can treat many different forms of diseases and …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

By Kara Sabatino Feeling sick during the week and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium Physician Group’s North Port Walk-in Medical Center is a wonderful alternative to a busy Emergency Department for life’s minor health problems. The North Port Walk-in recently opened and has expanded hours all week …

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Belly Fat is One of the Hardest Problem Areas to Get Rid Of !

Belly Fat is One of the Hardest Problem Areas to Get Rid Of !

By Larry D. Johnson, DC What is it about belly fat? Like a bad house guest it misses the hint that it’s time to clear out. If you’ve been dealing with an unwanted spare tire, and wondering what makes it so hard to get rid of you’re probably not alone. According to a twelve-year CDC study published in 2014, the …

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What is Laser Periodontal Therapy?

Laser Periodontal Therapy

Finally, there’s good news for those of you who suffer from gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis). We now offer an exciting laser based technique for treatment of periodontal disease called Laser Periodontal Therapy™. Through the use of Millenium Dental Technologies, Inc., PerioLase® Laser, designed especially for Laser Periodontal Therapy™, we can treat your moderate to severe gum disease and you …

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How often should I replace my Hearing Aids?

How often should I replace my Hearing Aids?

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. My patients often ask me: “How often should I replace my hearing aids? “The answer to this question can depend upon a number of important factors.  Some of these factors are: 1.    Are your current hearing aids functioning well? 2.    Are your current hearing aids fully meeting your hearing needs? 3.    Are your current hearing …

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What you Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

What you Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

According to the NIH (National Institute of Health), 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases, and that number is on the rise. With autoimmune disorders, the body’s natural defense system (immune system) attacks itself and causes inflammation and damage to healthy tissue and organs. Multiple Sclerosis is one of the growing autoimmune disorders, affecting the CNS (Central Nervous System), which …

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Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Prostate cancer is a fairly serious blip on the male health radar as the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Chances are you know someone who has battled prostate cancer because statistically speaking; one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The average age of diagnosis is 65, in fact 60% of …

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Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that causes serious illness in dogs and other animals throughout the world. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that many dogs can acquire, and the number of veterinarians that are seeing this infection in their patients is growing. The concern is of course for our beloved pets, but also a major red flag since leptospirosis is …

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