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Why Do I Eat My Feelings?

Stress is one of the biggest contributors to indulging in “deserving” high calorie foods either during or after a stressful day. Before heading to the nearest burger joint, try the real hunger test and ask yourself if you would drive through for a healthier meal option. If not, it’s more emotional than physical.

Discover the triggers that lead to emotional eating and ways to address it It was a long day of meetings and phone calls at work. You get home and head straight to the snack pantry. Salty chips. I deserve these. You head to the couch, turn on the TV and before you know it the whole bag is gone. You …

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The HEAT Has More of an Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

During the next few months, our families will be a little more active than normal with school being out and vacations planned for the near future. We will soon be enjoying, excursions, playing on the beach, visiting the parks, and barbecuing a lot more often. With all of this extra activity, comes the unfortunately increased chance of injury, especially for our …

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Anxious about exercise?

Anxious about exercise?

These are times of high anxiety! We all know what anxiety is, we all have experienced it, we deal with it as best we can but for many of us it can be a debilitating condition. Anxiety is essentially a negative and weakening reaction to life situations typified by worry, self-doubt, and apprehension that often affects our health, such as …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Open Late & Weekends for All Minor Emergencies

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department

Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium’s Fort Myers & Cape Coral Walk-in Medical Centers are now open late and weekends to better care for you during all of life’s minor emergencies. There are no appointments necessary and wait times are …

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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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Q&A Women’s Health

Q&A Women's Health

By Jonathan Jay, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well …

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The Low Down on Lichen Sclerosus

The Low Down on Lichen Sclerosus

By Anne Marie Tremaine, MD Lichen Sclerosus is an uncommon disease of the skin and mucosa that can affect anyone at any age. This condition is most frequently seen in postmenopausal women. Lichen sclerosus typically presents with thin white patches on the vulva, perineal, and anal skin. While this disease is asymptomatic for some people, many complain of itching, burning, pain, …

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Seeing the Light – Latest Treatment for Precancers Uses Photodynamic Blue Light Therapy

Seeing the Light - Latest Treatment for Precancers Uses Photodynamic Blue Light Therapy

J. Gregory Neily, DO – Board Certified Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon Looking in the mirror, many of us begin to see brown spots appearing on our faces. We generally shrug them off as “sun damage” without really understanding what that means. While most sun damage is merely a cosmetic nuisance but some types of sun damage can become more serious. Actinic …

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A Frequently Misdiagnosed Low Back Pain Condition: Why You Need An Expert

The statistics are overwhelming. Millions of individuals that suffer from low back pain and are not getting the relief that they could simply because conventional medicine overlooks a common condition. When you’re dealing with chronic low back pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to miss out …

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Canine Influenza – What you Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Canine Influenza - What you Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Several years ago, canine influenza hit Florida, and since it’s initial inception, it has morphed into two strains, H3N8 and H3N2. This year alone, the number of dogs infected with the influenza virus is exorbitant. That’s why Best Friends Animal Hospital now offers the Bivalent Canine Influenza vaccine series and they are requiring their boarding patients to be vaccinated. The …

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