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Treating Stubborn Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus

By Eileen Rivero, DPM, ABPM Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is a common and stubborn condition that affects many individuals. It can cause nails to become thick, discolored, brittle, and sometimes painful. While over-the-counter treatments are available, they often prove ineffective. For a more comprehensive and successful treatment, visiting a podiatrist is highly recommended. This article will explore the role of …

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia: What’s the Difference


In the realm of cognitive health, two terms often intermingle, causing confusion: Alzheimer’s and dementia. While they are related, understanding their distinctions is crucial for proper diagnosis, treatment, and support. Grasping the contrast between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia not only aids those living with these conditions but also offers invaluable guidance to caregivers. Read on to unravel this perplexity and …

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Transform Your Life with Medicare-Covered Lymphedema Therapy Compression Garments


By James Ferrara – Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist If you or a loved one is grappling with the debilitating effects of lymphedema, you know how challenging it can be to find effective and affordable treatment options. At Functional Transformation Clinic, we understand the physical and emotional toll this condition can take, which is why we are dedicated to …

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Complications of Vein Disease

Vein Disease

By Dr. Lackey Millions of people have varicose vein problems, yet only one half of 1 percent seek treatment. Vein disease goes undiagnosed and therefore undertreated. Patients tell us that their physicians have reassured them that the leg symptoms they experience are a part of aging and that it is “nothing to worry about.” Ignoring daily leg swelling, pain, cramping, …

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Alzheimer’s PET Imaging: A Window into Brain Changes

Alzheimer’s PET Imaging

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by cognitive decline, memory loss, and changes in behavior. PET scans play a crucial role in understanding the underlying brain alterations associated with Alzheimer’s. Let’s delve into the studies that RAVE Imaging can provide: 1. Amyloid PET Scans: . Purpose: Detect amyloid plaques, which are abnormal protein aggregates in the brain. . …

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Navigating Urinary Tract Infections in Postmenopausal Women

Urinary Tract Infections

By Christine King, PA-C Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common concern among postmenopausal women, often posing significant discomfort and potential complications. The shift in hormone levels during menopause alters the urinary tract’s environment, making women more susceptible to these infections. However, several preventive measures and treatment strategies can help manage and alleviate UTIs in this demographic. Understanding UTIs in …

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Prioritize Your Peepers: Four Essential Tips for Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision

Dr. Katia Taba, Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and Retinal Specialist July marks the annual Healthy Vision Month, serving as a timely reminder to prioritize our precious eyes. These remarkable organs, responsible for capturing the world’s vibrant hues and intricate details, deserve our utmost care and attention. By adopting simple yet effective habits, we can safeguard our vision and maintain our ability to …

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Pioneering the Future of Brain Health: Cutting-Edge Therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

By Max MacCloud, DO, ND, PhD Miguel Rivera, MD, Adult Psychiatrist The Age Reversal Technology Center is proud to announce a new division in partnership with Dr. Miguel Rivera. The Rivera Brain-Body Institute is committed to exploring the frontiers of brain health and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to develop effective treatments and solutions for those dealing with neurodegenerative …

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Intravenous Nutrient Therapy for Alzheimer’s Symptom Reduction: Exploring Methylene Blue, Chelation, Phosphatidylcholine, and Curcumin

Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, affects millions of people worldwide, leading to cognitive decline, memory loss, and changes in behavior. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, various treatments aim to alleviate symptoms and slow disease progression. Intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy has emerged as a potential complementary approach for managing Alzheimer’s symptoms. Methylene Blue: A Promising Cognitive Enhancer Methylene …

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Finding Balance How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Can Alleviate Vertigo


By Dr. Drew Hall Vertigo is a distressing condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing dizziness, disorientation, and a spinning sensation. While there are various causes of vertigo, one alternative treatment approach that has shown promising results is upper cervical chiropractic. This specialized branch of chiropractic care focuses on the alignment of the uppermost bones in the neck, known …

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