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REGULAR SCREENINGS HELP PREVENT COLORECTAL CANCER

REGULAR SCREENINGS HELP PREVENT COLORECTAL CANCER

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States and the second leading cause in men; however, the number of deaths from colorectal cancer has been dropping steadily in both men and women for several decades. One of the reasons for this decline is early detection …

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Understanding the Cognitive and Behavioral Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Understanding the Cognitive and Behavioral Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

By Carisa Campanella, Program Manager, Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects over one million people in the United States with 60,000 new cases being identified each year. Parkinson’s disease is caused by a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine; a chemical messenger in the brain which helps regulate movement. The four …

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The Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk for Vision Loss

A Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Courtesy of Personalized Retina Care of Naples Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in aging adults. More than 10 million Americans have some form of Aging Macular Degeneration (AMD), and unfortunately, there is still no cure for the disease. The retina becomes damaged, and vision loss occurs as the cells of the macula begin to …

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7 Rules for Protecting & Cleaning Hardwood Floors

Spring is the perfect season for cleaning and treating hardwood floors. Here are seven rules to see you through: 1. Avoid dirt and scratches altogether. Even the most heavily protected hardwood floors are vulnerable to damage from grit, heels, pet claws, furniture and the products and moisture needed to clean them. Avoid damage altogether by wiping spills and stains promptly, …

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Back Pain Now has Advanced Solutions

Back Pain Now has Advanced Solutions

Every Year, nearly 200,000 people are diagnosed with spinal compression, which causes significant pain in the spine and surrounding back muscular structure.  Osteoporosis usually causes spinal compression and mostly affects the aging population, but can also be attributed to other diseases of the bone, cancers, tumors, long-term steroid use, herniated discs, and arthritis. While there are treatment options for spinal compression, …

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What’s Your Diet

whats your diet

By Pastor Roger P. Felipe Weight-watchers. Nutrisystem. Mediterranean diet. Paleo. Living healthy has become a craze, although obesity in our country, rather legitimizes it. For many people it is about looking and feeling better, living longer, stronger and disease-free. These are all important reasons for eating clean, exercising, and learning to rest our bodies sufficiently. For Christians, however, trying to maintain …

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What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

By Federico M. Richter, MD Have you noticed that your legs feel heavy, achy, or seem swollen? Various forms of venous issues affect 25 million Americans. When our veins are working properly, they pump blood back to the heart. Valves in the veins are made to open and close in one direction if these valves or the wall of the …

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Gulf Coast Ketamine Center Offers 2 Services to Better Their Patients’ Health

Gulf Coast Ketamine Center

The two services that we provide to patients at Gulf Coast Ketamine Center are intravenous Ketamine infusions and  Medical Cannabis assessments. Over the past three and half years, we have observed patients in their deepest despair respond to IV ketamine infusions when no other modes of therapy had significant effects. Patients with severe depression, anxiety, PTSD, as well as chronic …

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Hyperacusis Research Study

Hyperacusis, or noise intolerance, is a condition in which patients have a reduced tolerance and increased sensitivity to everyday sounds in the normal environment. People who suffer from Hyperacusis describe their lives as living in a world where the volume seems to be turned up too high. In 2010, Dr. Herbert Silverstein, of the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota, Florida, encountered a …

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Is it Time to Consider Assisted Living?

Aging can be challenging not only relating to our health but also our ability to perform daily tasks and to live the life we deserve. When we’re younger, we often take for granted the ability to easily button a shirt without arthritic fingers or the capacity to walk safely from the bathroom to the living room without tripping over an area …

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