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WHY THE SWELLING?

By Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Jill Tanner, MSN, NP-C Swelling (also known as edema) in the lower extremities is a common concern for many patients seen in our practice at Vein Specialists. Swelling may occur when fluid becomes trapped in the tissues of the body. Although swelling can occur in various parts of the body, the lower …

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Pain Management and CBD Water

Pain Management and CBD Water

Neuropathic pain is a worldwide epidemic that occurs in 3 to 8% of individuals in industrialized countries and is often refractory to existing treatments. The high rate of addiction and overdose has pushed those treating chronic pain to look for alternatives. In July 2017, a 400-page report by the National Academy of Science presented plans to reduce the addiction crisis, …

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are You at Risk?

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are You at Risk?

By Russell Becker, DO, Vascular Surgeon An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge and is caused by a weakening of an arterial wall due to a localized area of enlargement, which can cause a bleeding issue or a rupture to occur. Regarding the abdominal artery, aneurysms can occur because of the pressure and blood flow needed for the legs and body, which …

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A New Procedure Available at ATC can Help Patients Avoid Pricey Cosmetic Surgery

A New Procedure Available at ATC can Help Patients Avoid Pricey Cosmetic Surgery

It’s evident that that lotions and potions are never going to correct the underlying weakening of the facial, neck and décolletage muscles and collagen fibers. When sagging skin, dullness and lack of elastin are taking a toll on maturing faces, Alma Lasers ClearLift™ is the answer many people have been waiting for. The Virtually Painless Alternative to Skin Resurfacing ClearLift™ …

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Testosterone Pellet Therapy is Beneficial for Men to Balance Hormones

Testosterone Pellet Therapy is Beneficial for Men to Balance Hormones

By Dr. Viviana Cuberos As men age, they will start to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance. The symptoms for males and females are very similar; however, for men, as they age and their hormonal testosterone levels begin to decline, most men will experience a lack of energy, low libido, loss of muscle, weight gain, decreased mental focus, hair loss and low …

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Back to School & Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Back to School & Oral Health

Ricardo S. Bocanegra, D.D.S. Your oral health is more important than you may realize. Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums may affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand …

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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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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

By Peggy Benzing, D.O. Alzheimer’s Disease touches people regardless of race, gender or religion. Currently, there is no predicting who will be affected, and there is no reliable treatment. It robs people of their memories and progresses throughout its course until the patient is no longer able to be managed at home. Frequently, an older couple has been living together and …

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Cool off with a Grand Alaskan Cruise & Tour with YMT Vacations

Cool off with a Grand Alaskan Cruise & Tour with YMT Vacations

In Florida, our warm weather starts way before the rest of the country. We’re experiencing hot summer temperatures in the beginning of spring in many cases, and the heat continues into the autumn months. With warm weather in full swing, many people are looking for ways to escape the sultry heat. What better time to visit Alaska than May and …

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VENOUS DISEASE It’s More Than Just Varicose Veins

Venous Disease

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Jill Tanner, APRN As we begin celebrating July 4th, Independence Day, an important word comes to mind. That word is FREEDOM. In Ameri ca, we have t he freedoms and independence to do many things. We have all seen someone walking down the street and noticed large bulging varicose veins, but t his …

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