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5 Holiday Travel Tips from Rivers Family Medicine

5 Holiday Travel Tips from Rivers Family Medicine

During the holidays, we’re looking forward to spending time with family, traveling, and attending events; our lives tend to be a bit more hectic. With all of the extra festivities and travel, injuries often coincide. This is especially true when it comes to travel. Tip #1 When traveling for long …

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Have A Heart Healthy Holiday

Have A Heart Healthy Holiday

Though we love this time of year, it can be pretty stressful. Crazy schedules. Financial strain. Traffic. Less time for exercise. Complicated family dynamics. Studies have shown that cardiac events such as heart attacks and strokes peak during the holiday season. A number of factors are thought to be responsible, …

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Envision Seeing Beyond Diabetes

Envision Seeing Beyond Diabetes

Diabetes, as with other health issues, can contribute to diseases of the eye, particularly if a person has untreated high blood glucose, high blood pressure and/or high blood cholesterol. Smoking may also increase the risk of eye disease. However, when caught early, diabetic eye diseases may be treated and managed so …

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Introducing David H. Berger, MD, FACS, MHCM Central Florida Health’s New Chief Operating Officer

Introducing David H. Berger, MD, FACS, MHCM Central Florida Health’s New Chief Operating Officer

Many healthcare organizations are now encouraging physicians to take on executive positions. That is just what Central Florida Health, the 636-bed not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital, has done. Last month, the organization welcomed David H. Berger, MD, FACS, MHCM as the newest …

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Frequently Asked Questions on Gifting Money

Frequently Asked Questions on Gifting Money

By Teresa K. Bowman, Of Counsel As we enter December, most of us begin thinking about giving gifts to those we love. Although retail stores have bombarded us with holiday decorations since October, once December rolls around it’s time to get serious. Once they reach a certain age, many of …

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Can Body Sculpting Help You Achieve the Goals You Want, Just in time for the Holidays?

Can Body Sculpting Help You Achieve the Goals You Want, Just in time for the Holidays?

Are you feeling stressed-out? With events, holiday preparations, meetings, kid’s after school activities, and the list goes on and on. We want to look our best, feel energized and let’s not forget that we’re all attempting to stave off the flu virus this season. However, we often get so caught up …

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Melanoma

By Gil Cortes, MD, FAAD Melanoma is a cancer that begins in the skin cells that create the pigment melanin. Melanoma usually starts as a dark mole on the skin. However, it can also form in other tissue, such as the eye or intestine. In 2018, an estimated 96,480 patients in …

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Can be Stressful: Home Health Care Can Help

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Can be Stressful: Home Health Care Can Help

Did you know that the AARP reports that 89% of patients want to remain in their home, Lake Centre Home Care provides private supportive care for those who want to maintain their independence, yet need some form of assistance? In addition to coming to your home, they are available to support …

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Oral Appliances: A Solution for a Good Night’s Sleep

Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Oral Appliances: A Solution for a Good Night’s Sleep

By Richard W. Rozensky, DDS, D.ABDSM Sleep apnea affects more than 25 million people in the United States. It is a progressive condition that interrupts breathing patterns throughout a person’s sleep. People that suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) may have episodes of stopping breathing up to hundreds of times per …

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Tips to Stay Active & Take the Appropriate Precautions This Holiday Season

Tips to Stay Active & Take the Appropriate Precautions This Holiday Season

When we think of the holiday season, we typically visualize family dinners, lasting memories, and some relaxation, and we look forward to a peaceful experience. After all, holidays are a time to get away from our stress-filled lives and visit family and friends. In reality, these things hold true, but …

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My Hemp Solutions Coordinates Letters To Santa Collection For Local Children Around Central Florida

By Kevin Spitler, Co-Ownner and Tiffany Demoe, Co-Owner Do you want your kids to have the opportunity to write letters to Santa and receive one back from him? My Hemp Solutions is making that dream come true. For a second year in a row Central Florida will see several “Handwritten …

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Fish Oil and Fiber: How to be Number One at ‘Number Two’

Fish Oil and Fiber: How to be Number One at ‘Number Two’

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Countless blogs detail how exercising, eating well, and sleeping better are crucial for healthy aging. But there’s one aspect to good health that people rarely mention: pooping. Yes, pooping. Maybe as a physician, I should be medically correct and write “defecating” instead. But whatever the term, one …

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Stem Cells: Healing Your Own Body

Stem Cells- Healing Your Own Body

By Physicians Rehabilitation Stimulate your body’s own stem cells to proliferate and target damaged cells in your body to repair or replace them. Stem cells are the “gold standard” in regenerative medicine. Today, physicians are using stem cell therapies in the treatment of many diseases/disorders and traumas. The use of …

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What is Arthritis and How can Stem Cell Therapy Heal it?

What is Arthritis and How can Stem Cell Therapy Heal it?

According to the Center for Disease Control, nearly 23% of all adults in the United States (more than 54 million people), suffer from arthritis. Arthritis, which can affect nearly any joint in the body, is an inflammation of one’s joints associated with the breakdown of cartilage. It causes painful symptoms …

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Excessive Sweating Disrupting your Life and Wardrobe? You are Not Alone…

Excessive Sweating Disrupting your Life and Wardrobe? You are Not Alone…

Anna lost count years ago of the number of blouses she’s ruined. Not because of spills, overuse or laundry mishaps, mind you. No, the cause of Anna’s wardrobe’s short life is much, more simple: “From around age 30 on, my underarms would sweat excessively and uncontrollably,” she explains. Despite trying …

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Holiday Gifts for Healthy Legs

Holiday Gifts for Healthy Legs

By Dr. Samuel P. Martin – Vascular Surgeon & founder Vascular Vein Centers With all the travel, shopping and cooking for the holidays, it’s easy to forget about the extra physical stress you’ll be under. You can expect to spend many extra hours on your feet, and it’s your legs …

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