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Pure PRP Facial Derma Rejuvenation

ALCAT Worldwide

By Yollo Wellness – Platelets are nature’s reservoirs of proteins, peptides, and other compounds that facilitate healing. They include clotting factors to stop bleeding, inflammatory chemicals to drive the acute phase of the healing process and growth factors to promote tissue regeneration and the formation of blood vessels that nourish new tissues. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment simply directs and amplifies …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary …

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By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Hats off to Walgreens Drug Store for developing a very creative and catchy tag line. Throughout the country, Walgreens has branded itself as the place where “happy” and “healthy” intersect. And who wouldn’t want to live at that corner. Oh, if life were only that easy! I don’t know about you, but …

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By John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine – Varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcerations and chronic venous insufficiency are common problems that affect millions of people worldwide. Only in the last few years has the treatment for all of these conditions changed drastically. In the past, the only treatment …

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Benefits of Invisalign and Straight Teeth

The fact is that virtually nobody is born with perfect teeth or an ideal bite. However, for most people these are not serious issues (though for some, they may become serious later in life if left untreated). A fair number of people have teeth that are misaligned. Overbite is common; less common is underbite. In some patients, an extra set …

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Proper Hormone Levels are Vital for Optimal Health

By James Porcelli, M.D. – Hormone imbalances do not discriminate and can occur in both men and women of all ages. Hormones are important chemicals that send signals between cells in the body, regulating everything from a person’s blood pressure to how well they sleep at night. Nearly every body function relies on proper hormone production. They play roles in …

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A New Treatment Paradigm for Patients Who Suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a common neurological condition that currently affects over 20 million people in the United States. It is a disorder involving the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord that impairs the body’s ability to communicate with muscles, skin, joints and internal organs. Patients who suffer from neuropathy often report both pain and numbness in the affected areas, …

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Does Lipo Light Have Health Benefits? YES!

Considering laser liposuction?  Think it is too vain? It is true that most patients seeking laser liposuction are after a better body.  But Lipo Light Naples is more than just about looks.  It is about the improvement in total body, mind, and health. Researchers have tested and finally proven that liposuction actually does result in various health benefits. Health Benefits …

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Oxidative Stress and Its Effect on Aging

Good health begins at a cellular level. The power house cells, known as Mitochondria, take our food and make energy for the cell and body to use. In essence, this is our metabolism. Our health and well-being, depends largely on how well our mitochondria function. As cells utilize food and oxygen, waste products—known as free radicals—are also produced. These waste …

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Understanding Diabetes and Obesity

Could A New Weight Loss Drug Help Type 2 Diabetics? By Kara Jacobs – It’s no secret that obesity and type 2 diabetes go hand and hand, and sadly our communities are seeing a dramatic rise in both areas.  To combat the growing health concern local physicians are using a new weight loss program to help patients not only manage …

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