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New Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Employers

New Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Employers

With SB 962 and HB 595 having been filed back in early November, this bill could change the outlook for those afraid to make the jump towards becoming a licensed medical marijuana patient by further protecting them from being discriminated against by their employers. Unfortunately, this issue has become all …

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Lp(a), the Hidden Heart Attack Risk Factor Finally Comes of Age!

Lp(a), the Hidden Heart Attack Risk Factor Finally Comes of Age!

By Dr. Robert Superko The Problem. Heart disease is often an inherited disease. It is also a complex polygenic disease, which means that there are several inherited factors that can contribute to your risk of heart disease. But most often when someone speaks about heart disease, we think about ‘cholesterol’. …

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Improve Your Workout with Omega-3 Fish Oil

Improve Your Workout with Omega-3 Fish Oil

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Is there a relationship between taking fish oil and exercise performance? That was our hypothesis when we started giving Wellpride® fish oil to Thoroughbred racehorses nearly two decades ago. The theory held water. Horse trainers reported back that their horses had better endurance and recovered faster …

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Getting to the Heart of Hypertension

Getting to the Heart of Hypertension

If you’ve ever been given a health exam by a doctor or nurse, you’re probably familiar with getting your blood pressure checked. A cuff is placed over your wrist or upper arm and inflates — constricting the arteries. When the air is released, the nurse uses a stethoscope to listen …

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What You Need To Know About Stem Cell Therapy

What You Need To Know About Stem Cell Therapy

HOW DOES STEM CELL THERAPY WORK? How do I avoid surgery? You’re not alone if you have asked that question. Many today take pain masking drugs in order to avoid surgery. All they’re doing in many cases though is chasing their pain with those drugs – not eliminating it. In …

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The VIVACE Experience

The VIVACE Experience

Vivace RF Microneedling is now available at Bella Viságe Medical & Aesthetic Rejuvenation. It’s the newest generation of radio frequency microneedling, and The Vivace is FDA-cleared for your safety. This minimally-invasive treatment stimulates the natural production of collagen and is shown to be effective in alleviating facial wrinkles, fine lines, …

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HOW TO NATURALLY INCREASE JOINT MOBILITY

HOW TO NATURALLY INCREASE JOINT MOBILITY

Are you one of the many people who have problems with joint mobility or joint discomfort? Most people, including doctors, do not believe that diet and the right supplements can have such a profound effect on our joints, skin, and connective tissue despite the accumulating research. There is a huge …

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Radiofrequency Ablation For Pain Management

Radiofrequency Ablation For Pain Management

Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from chronic back or neck pain? Have you tried multiple treatment options with little or no success? If so, radiofrequency ablation might be the solution to your chronic pain. At the Spine & Pain Institute of Florida in Lakeland, Florida, Navdeep …

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Weight Loss Isn’t Always a Quick Jaunt:

Weight Loss Isn’t Always a Quick Jaunt:

Find out More About How Medical Intervention Can Help You Succeed in Your Weight Loss Journey Have you been trying to lose weight and have a more difficult time keeping it off than usual, or have you lost weight only to regain it all back and maybe a few extra …

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We Care About You!

We Care About You!

The Florida Department of Agriculture’s new regulations to ensure consumers are being sold quality CBD products went into effect January 1st, 2020. Your CBD store was the first establishment to pass the inspection in Central Florida. Topical Cream Topicals are the most common go-to CBD products-and SunMed CBD Topical Cream …

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Heel Pain in Children: What you Need to Know

Heel Pain in Children:

There are a growing number of children with foot conditions. Foot and ankle pain is common in children and adolescents. Problems are usually related to skeletal maturity and are relatively specific to the age of the child. Evaluation and management are challenging and requires a thorough history and physical exam …

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All you need is love

All you need is love

In 1967 the Beatles released a song titled “All We Need Is Love” which sat atop Billboard’s charts for eleven consecutive weeks. Their manager at the time stated, “… they really wanted to give the world a message… it is a clear message saying that love is everything.” In fact, …

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

By Physicians Rehabilitation Nonsurgical Option for Musculoskeletal Injuries According to the World Health Organization (WHO), musculoskeletal injuries are the most common cause of severe long-term pain and physical disability. Soft tissue injuries including tendon and ligament trauma account for 45% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the USA. For many years, …

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PTSD and Recovering from trauma

PTSD and Recovering from trauma

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH PTSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, automobile accidents, or other life-threatening events. Importantly, the exposure need not be direct or first hand. Instead, PTSD …

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Why You Should NEVER Ignore Leg Swelling

Why You Should NEVER Ignore Leg Swelling

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery When sock lines or pant seams leave an indentation on ankles or calves, it’s not always caused by “normal” swelling. If  you’ve noticed that your legs feel swollen, its either from fluid retention or inflammation. Both of which need to be addressed by a medical …

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What is a Personal Medical Concierge and how do you get one?

What is a Personal Medical Concierge and how do you get one?

The reinvention of healthcare by Reliance Medical Centers means that many seniors can now get their own Personal Medical Concierge. To find out more and understand the benefits of having a PMC I decided to visit Reliance Medical Centers to interview two PMCs and find out what they do and …

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