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Weather Can Cloud Your Health – The effects of cold weather on your body

Weather Can Cloud Your Health

Florida’s population increases significantly during the winter months. A bulk of this population is northerners trying to dodge the colder temperatures. A drop in temperature can affect your health, no matter how cold. Research shows that cold weather can affect your heart, your skin, your immune system and your joints. While …

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Substance Abuse & Long Term Oral Health

Substance Abuse & Long Term Oral Health

Drug abuse is associated with serious oral health problems including generalized dental caries, periodontal diseases, mucosal dysplasia, xerostomia, bruxism, tooth wear, and tooth loss. Oral health care has positive effects in recovery from drug abuse: patients’ need for pain control, destigmatization, and HIV transmission. Health care systems worldwide deliver services for …

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Five Myths and Facts About the Flu

Five Myths and Facts About the Flu

Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Florida, explains why getting a flu shot now is important As the holidays approach, so starts the annual flu season. While flu – or influenza – is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions, influenza can affect people of …

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Cardiac Sign & Symptoms for Men and Women: Knowing More Could Save Your Life

Cardiac Sign & Symptoms for Men and Women

The Holiday season is upon us, and with all of the festivities, we should be well reminded that this time of year can literally put a great deal of stress on our hearts. Since heart disease is still the leading cause of death in both men and women, what better time …

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7 Tips for Self-Care During the Holidays

7 Tips for Self-Care During the Holidays

The holidays are intended for families and special friends to come together and celebrate. Unfortunately, commercialism at times invokes much more stress than pleasure during this time of year. Ev’ents and parties have us rushing, healthy diets are tossed aside and our sleep patterns are often overlooked. For many this …

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When Gallbladders Attack

When Gallbladders Attack

Most people live their whole lives without thinking twice about their gallbladder. Anyone who has had a gallbladder attack, on the other hand, will never forget theirs. What is the gallbladder? How do you know if it’s acting up? What can you do about it? This article summarizes everything you …

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Dry Eye – A Common Problem That Shouldn’t Go Ignored

Because Dry Eye conditions afflict nearly 30 million Americans, Lake Eye’s Doctor of Optometry, Dr. Adria Anguita, addresses frequently asked questions about this highly treatable disorder. What is Dry Eye? Dr. Anguita: Dry Eye describes a group of conditions that cause an array of chronic or intermittent symptoms, including dryness, …

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MIND OVER PLATTER

By JAMES COMBS Lori Esarey knows firsthand what it is like to battle disease. As a registered nurse, she worked alongside patients suffering from acute and chronic illnesses. Plus, her family had a history of diabetes, heart problems, and other ailments. When Lori was pregnant, she struggled with high blood …

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Staying in Good Physical Shape During Holiday Travel

Staying in Good Physical Shape During Holiday Travel

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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Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays

By Karen Pashley We don’t need a calendar to tell us the holiday season is officially here. In the blink of an eye, merchants swapped the pumpkins and scarecrows for snowmen and glittering baubles. Announcements of sales we simply cannot miss are flooding our inboxes, and the race is on to …

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How to Overcome Your Holiday Health Pitfalls

How to Overcome Your Holiday Health Pitfalls

The holidays bring abundant gifts, many of which are intangible. Love. Generosity. Faith. Family. But unfortunately, for many of us, poor health is also on that list. Although it’s an incredibly special time of year, it’s still important to keep track of your physical, emotional and spiritual health. Overindulging, under-exercising and …

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Is Your Swing Hurting Your Back or is Your Back Hurting Your Swing?

Is Your Swing Hurting Your Back or is Your Back Hurting Your Swing?

By Daniel Taylor DC It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon on the golf course; the greens are freshly cut and the sun shining.  You drive up to the tee box for the first shot of the day.  You bend over to put the tee in the ground and out of nowhere the …

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The Public Workshop Series: Exclusive Opportunities To Explore One-Self In Relation To Others

Dr. David Grabau, Psychologist Dr. Grabau explains, “I think of my work as a way of helping patients make friends with themselves. I believe that we torture ourselves by holding onto memories that are painful. We play endless ‘tape recordings’ in our minds that create anxiety, depression or compulsive behaviors. …

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Looking & Feeling Your Best Over The Holidays: The Secret Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

The Secret Your Gynecologist Wants You to Kn

Dr. Vahora, MD, FACOG The Holidays are filled with events, family dinners, parties, and pictures. Who doesn’t want to look good and feel appreciated and desired? It’s not just about having the perfect dress or the ideal hairstyle. A common condition that plagues women is hormonal imbalance. When hormones are disrupted, …

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“Hear” the Holiday Memories Loud and Clear!

Hear the holiday memories

The holiday season is the time for family, friends, and creating new memories. Dr. Barnes, owner and Audiologist at Family Hearing Center, wants to ensure you are ready for all the holidays have to offer. During the month of December we’re offering: • A full hearing healthcare check. • A …

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Numerous Diseases and Disorders Are Linked to Leaky Gut

Numerous Diseases and Disorders Are Linked to Leaky Gut

Robert Martinez, DC The evidence is so compelling for Leaky Gut Syndrome’s ability to dismantle the immune system and cause numerous illnesses and disorders, that now even many physicians in western medicine are recognizing it as a dangerous condition and trying to find suitable treatment options for their patients. Leaky …

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