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ITCHY LEGS – IT MAY BE VEIN DISEASE!

ITCHY LEGS - IT MAY BE VEIN DISEASE!

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Each one of our patients has a unique struggle with vein disease and venous insufficiency–from swollen legs to endless leg cramps leading to the inability to continue with day-to-day activities. Mary Anne Simpson’s story is one of perseverance, of not accepting “no” for an answer, and of how she found Dr. Joseph Magnant who …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem that is …

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Psoriasis Awareness Month: Can CBD Help?

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Can CBD Help?

Psoriasis is a common skin disorder that affects 125 million people globally; however, what many people don’t realize is that it is an autoimmune disease. When the body’s immune system is triggered, skin cells become overactive and produce more skin than what can naturally be sloughed off, so the end result is red, irritated skin with dry patches that eventually …

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(AGA) Better Known as Male Pattern Baldness

(AGA) Better Known as Male Pattern Baldness

By Martin Maag, MD Adrogenetic alopecia or AGA, is the most common form of hair loss in men and women, but today’s article is about men. Affecting over 60% of men starting around age 35, with 85% of men by age 50. Very few men escape this condition. Those that do are fortunate; those that don’t either accept it or …

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Improving Balance with Aquatic Therapy

Improving Balance with Aquatic Therapy

Working on improving your balance in the water is the safest most effective way to go. If you fall over in the water, you will only get wet. However, if you fall over on land, you could possibly break a hip. Safely exercising or working on balance in the water is helping numerous individuals improve stability, build strength, and increase their …

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Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Medical imaging technology has revolutionized health care over the past 30 years, allowing doctors to find disease earlier and improve patient outcomes. Whether you are a young child with cancer or a grandmother who just wants to make sure she’s in good health, medical imaging helps you detect and diagnose disease at its earliest, most treatable stages and guides physicians …

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Hot Summer Temperatures: Beat the Heat with ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

Hot Summer Temperatures: Beat the Heat with ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

With weather approaching the upper 90’s and on some days, triple digits, the heat can be unbearable at times and downright dangerous, this is particularly the case when we factor in high levels of humidity. Our bodies self-regulate heat by sweating and also through radiating heat back into the atmosphere. When we sweat, we perspire potassium and sodium. Both of …

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Hydrating Your Soul

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church It was sometime during the summer of 2001. We had just moved our family from LaCrosse, WI where I served as a youth pastor for almost five years to Sellersville, PA to begin my Master of Divinity degree at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary. I had about a month and a half of …

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Guardianship Changes to Examining Committee Reports

Guardianship Changes to Examining Committee Reports

By James W. Mallonee There has been a recent ruling in the guardianship law which has the effect of giving those persons who are under siege of a guardianship proceeding some protection. It involves the examining committee reports and the procedures used to complete them. The procedures used to initiate a guardianship proceeding starts with the filing of a petition to …

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The Daily “Grind”

The Daily “Grind”

By Dr. Joseph Farag – Too much stress can contribute to a wide range of health problems. From a dental perspective, stress often plays a role in the development of Temporomandibular Disorders, or TMD. Grinding of teeth which causes headaches, jaw soreness and pain, among many other symptoms can be exacerbated during times of high stress. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) …

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