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The Right Choice For Your Cataract Surgery

The Right Choice For Your Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which can cause foggy or blurred vision. While cataracts can occur at any age, they most commonly affect people ages 55 and older. Because The Villages is home to scores of retirees, there are ads, commercials and billboards everywhere about …

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The Importance of Rehabilitation Post Stroke

The Importance of Rehabilitation Post Stroke

There are Several Different Types of Strokes: • Hemorrhagic strokes occur when a damaged blood vessel begins to bleed then ruptures • Ischemic strokes are formed by blood clots that obstruct a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), also known as a mini-stroke, …

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Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke?

Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke?

What if you were riding your bike along the path of your neighborhood and noticed that your eyesight was blurry, or that your arm felt weak? Would you seek help? What if you were having coffee with your friend and you noticed that her speech was slurred? Would you call 911? …

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Chronic Pain & Injury? Stem Cells are Helping Countless Individuals Heal & Find Relief

Chronic Pain & Injury? Stem Cells are Helping Countless Individuals Heal & Find Relief

Pain medications fool the body by binding to the opioid receptors in the brain, spine and other areas of the body. They don’t treat the health condition; they only mask the pain by disrupting the signals to the brain. Pain medications are one of the most highly addictive drugs available. There …

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PEMF THERAPY to Unlock Complex Conditions

PEMF THERAPY to Unlock Complex Conditions

PEMF therapy ‘clears a path’ to the cells by blocking the things that could prevent Functional Medicine remedy from getting into the cells. It does that by decreasing inflammation and increasing circulation, which allows the remedy to make its way to the cells. It then opens up the cell’s membrane …

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Breast MRI – A Supplementary Exam for Deeper Answers

Breast MRI – A Supplementary Exam for Deeper Answers

Roughly 1 in 10 women who have a mammogram require further testing to gain more detailed information. Mammography is the first choice for routine screening because it is highly sensitive to the presence of micro calcifications, which can be an early sign of cancer. But because mammography requires the compression and …

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Canterfield of Ocala Offers Important Steps to Help Prevent Strokes

Canterfield of Ocala Offers Important Steps to Help Prevent Strokes

The popular phrase, “time is of the essence,” can be applicable in many different situations. It is particularly true when someone is experiencing a stroke. In honor of National Stroke Prevention Month, we are highlighting the important and time-sensitive symptoms seniors and caregivers need to know to identify if they or …

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Fix Depression Fast with IV Ketamine

Fix Depression Fast with IV Ketamine

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH Depression is characterized by low mood lasting at least two weeks and is often accompanied by low self-esteem, loss of hope, lack of interest in activities, and unexplained pain. Depression affects 1 in 5 people at some point in their lifetime. Some have periods of depression …

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Dr. Heather Schweizer of Central Florida Health Sheds Light on Stroke Awareness Month

Dr. Heather Schweizer of Central Florida Health Sheds Light on Stroke Awareness Month

Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke, also referred to as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA). If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia, and many more complications. Stroke prevention cannot be stressed enough, and knowing the …

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WHY YOU NEED TO PURCHASE UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

WHY YOU NEED TO PURCHASE UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

The most important piece of advice I can give members of the motoring public is to purchase uninsured motorist coverage if you have not already done so! Florida law requires hardly any automobile insurance. All that is required is $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (P.I.P.) coverage and $10,000 of Property …

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Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Five million people worldwide, and every year 16,000 new cases are reported. Dr. Dariano, D.O. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, and like all other autoimmune related conditions, it causes the cells in the body to attack itself. In the case of Lupus, it causes the body to attack its joints, …

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Rediscovering The Power of Nature’s Medical Miracle CBD Oil

Rediscovering The Power of Nature’s Medical Miracle CBD Oil

The art and science of healing with medical plants is as old as mankind itself. Awareness of medicinal plants usage is a result of the many years of struggles against illness in which man learned to pursue remedies in barks, seeds, fruit stems, and other parts of the plants. With the …

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Commonly Referred to as a Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure Should Be Treated

Commonly Referred to as a Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure Should Be Treated

Did you know that after the age of twenty the vascular system begins to accumulate plaque? Tiny plaque deposits can embed themselves into our delicate vascular structures throughout our entire bodies. Over time, the sticky plaque can mount up and cause hardening of the arteries, block oxygen- rich blood from reaching …

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PEMF THERAPY to Unlock Complex Conditions

PEMF THERAPY to Unlock Complex Conditions

PEMF therapy ‘clears a path’ to the cells by blocking the things that could prevent Functional Medicine remedy from getting into the cells. It does that by decreasing inflammation and increasing circulation, which allows the remedy to make its way to the cells. It then opens up the cell’s membrane …

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Working Though Grief and the Loss of a Pet

Working Though Grief and the Loss of a Pet

By Hospice of Marion County Animals have become part of our lives today unlike in the distant past. We allow them to sleep in our homes (or even in our beds), we buy them special toys and food, we pamper them with play dates and day spas. . .and it goes …

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