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Lumbar Radiculopathy (Nerve Root Compression)

Lumbar Radiculopathy (Nerve Root Compression)

Lumbar radiculopathy refers to disease involving the lumbar (low back) spinal nerve root. This may also occur at other levels of the spine, including the cervical (neck) or thoracic (rib cage) regions. Lumbar radiculopathy is typically caused by a compression of the spinal nerve root. Symptoms may present in the legs, feet, or buttock, rather than in the lumbar spine …

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Integrative Medicine: IWhat Kind of Hippie Dippie Stuff is That?

Integrative Medicine: IWhat Kind of Hippie Dippie Stuff is That?

Integrative medicine is a partnership between a health care professional and a person seeking optimal health and wellness. The two parties work together to achieve optimal health for body, mind and spirit. There is active discourse aimed at achieving the goals decided upon. The patient is very active in the process, and ultimately achieves much more than the absence of …

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What Sets Your CBD Store Apart From the Rest?

What Sets Your CBD Store Apart From the Rest?

At Your CBD Store, we believe in bringing the highest quality CBD products to market. We formulate our products with our customers’ needs in mind, using other cannabinoids and terpenes, creating unique synergies that increase efficacy, target specific ailments, and increase the binding of CBD. We believe you the customer should see our product from soil to oil and should …

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What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Have in Common?

What Do Varicose Veins, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes Have in Common?

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI If you have been told by your doctor that your varicose veins are just cosmetic and present no immediate threat to your health or that your swollen achy legs are just something you are going to have to live with, you might want to reconsider your options. Several patients have presented to our …

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Metabolic Surgery Can Restore Fertility, Bradenton Couple Finds

Maggie and Jason LeGrange before (left) and after metabolic/ bariatric surgery. After surgery, Maggie was able to conceive and deliver two more children after years of infertility caused by obesity.

By Lisa Joslin, Bariatric Care Coordinator Maggie and Jason LeGrange are the kind of couple people call “lovebirds.” While parenting Maggie’s son from a previous marriage, the two were eager to add to their family. When it didn’t happen, they tried fertility drugs. After a miscarriage, the Bradenton couple gave up on the dream. Both Maggie and Jason were morbidly …

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Low Dose CT Screenings Save Lives

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Low Dose CT Screenings Save Lives

The second leading cancer in both men and women is LUNG CANCER. According to the American Cancer Society’s Statistics, there will be 228,150 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed and 142,670 deaths from lung cancer this year alone. Despite these grim statistics, nearly 430,000 people have at some point in their lives been diagnosed with lung cancer, and yet they …

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WORRIED YOUR ESTATE WILL GO TO THE STATE WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A WILL

WORRIED YOUR ESTATE WILL GO TO THE STATE WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A WILL

By James W. Mallonee I often hear clients come into my office worried that if they don’t have a Will their assets will go to the State of Florida and not to their beneficiaries or heirs.  They are often surprised to learn the likelihood of that happening is very remote.  However, it is possible within the State of Florida that …

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Heart Disease Remains Silent Killer Among Women

By Dilip J. Mathew, MD, FACC, FHRS With October serving as breast cancer awareness month, we’re reminded the importance of strengthening all areas of women’s health. Heart disease has long been considered a condition that primarily affects men – a misperception that can cause women to overlook potentially deadly symptoms. Despite efforts to increase awareness, the CDC reports that only …

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AVOIDING OUT OF STATE TAXATION WHEN MOVING TO FLORIDA

AVOIDING OUT OF STATE TAXATION WHEN MOVING TO FLORIDA

By James W. Mallonee I often get asked from individuals who move from the North to Florida what will be the tax implications when Florida becomes their permanent domicile. Under ordinary circumstances the impact is none, but there are always surprises which can be avoided provided you know how a change in domicile is viewed by your old State. As …

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Spider Veins – Cosmetic Concern or Tip of the ICEBERG. Q&A with Dr. Joseph G. Magnant

Spider Veins

Q. What are Spider Veins? A. Spider veins are fine thread-like veins found on the skin surface, which are commonly seen anywhere in the legs. Large purple clusters of spider veins are referred to as telangiectasia. Spider veins & telangiectasia may be a sign of underlying vein disease, especially when found below the knee and around the ankle. Treatment of …

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