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Pain Management What Are Your Options?

Pain Management What Are Your Options?

Nicolas Perez, M.D. – Korunda Pain Management Center Avoiding surgery is usually at the forefront of most people’s minds when dealing with chronic pain.  Over 100 million Americans and 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from various types of chronic pain disorders ranging from fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, neuropathy, back, hip, and neck pain just to name a few. Whether trauma or degenerative …

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NEW HORIZONS IN VARICOSE VEIN THERAPY

NEW HORIZONS IN VARICOSE VEIN THERAPY

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine OVERALL, VEIN THERAPY IN GENERAL AND VARICOSE AND SPIDER VEIN TREATMENTS SPECIFICALLY, HAVE UNDERGONE DRAMATIC CHANGES IN THE LAST DECADE.  THIS RAPIDLY EVOLVING FIELD OF PHLEBOLOGY (THE TREATMENT OF VEINS) NOW HAS ITS OWN BOARD CERTIFICATION BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF …

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Paradise Found: Why French Polynesia is Countless Bucket Lists

: Why French Polynesia is Countless Bucket Lists

Karen Berger, a Travel Specialist with Preferred Travel of Naples recently experienced the tranquil beauty and relaxing atmosphere of French Polynesia on a seven day Paul Gauguin cruise (PG Cruises). This area is well known for its picturesque overwater bungalows. However, aboard the ship, you will experience an overwater bungalow in its own right, as you lavishly float along the water. …

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Traveling Abroad?

Traveling Abroad

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 Possibly you are taking a summer vacation or maybe you’re retiring and plan to travel.  Congratulations! Many travelers believe their domestic insurance plan will be enough when they travel abroad but that might not be the case. Without the right plan, you may not be covered for an illness or injury.  …

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Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet?

Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet

By John Canterbury, M.D. We are hearing a lot about the potential benefits of a plant-based diet; many professional athletes, celebrities and entertainers attribute weight loss and improved health to this increasingly popular way of eating. But what exactly is included in a plant-based diet? What is a plant-based diet? There are two major food sources in our diet: plants …

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What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis.  The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and TCH, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to lighten the TCH (tetrahydrocannabinol) level.  CBD or cannabinoids can treat many different forms of diseases and disorders with no TCH.  …

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Bladder Cancer – What You Need To Know

Bladder Cancer - What You Need To Know

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. Bladder cancer is extremely common.  In fact, it is the 5th most prevalent cancer, and it’s unfortunately on the rise.  There are several risk factors associated with bladder cancer, although anyone can be affected by its devastating diagnosis. Bladder Cancer Risk Factors • History of smoking (smoking causes 4-7 time increase in the risk) • Obesity • …

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Customizing Treatments for Children with Autism

Customizing Treatments for Children with Autism

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD Administering medicine to children can be difficult at the best of times, and even more so for the 1 in 68 children in the United States, who the CDC notes have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Younger patients can be particularly finicky about medication color, texture and flavor, and often times cannot or will not …

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Relax Your Way to a Healthy Body and Mind: Cruising on a yacht offers personalized service in lavish spaces

Relax Your Way to a Healthy Body and Mind: Cruising on a yacht offers personalized service in lavish spaces

Bigger isn’t always better. With the ability to sail to exotic loc ations that a larger vessel would be unable to embark upon, Crystal Yacht Expedition is designed for travelers seeking unique experiences. December of 2015, the Crystal Esprit yacht was launched. With its fresh, modern accommodations fit for royalty, the yacht exudes comfort, style, upscale spaces, and incredibly personalized service. …

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LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Periodontal disease affects four out of five people over the age of 35. In its early stages it’s known as gingivitis, and if it progresses to a chronic condition it can result in periodontitis, which affects the bones surrounding the teeth. When left untreated it causes bone destruction, which can result in the loss of …

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