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High Cholesterol = High Risk for Debilitating Diseases

High Cholesterol = High Risk for Debilitating Diseases

Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the blood stream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body over produces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. HDL is …

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Fatigue and Tiredness – Why and What Can I Do?

Fatigue and Tiredness - Why and What Can I Do?

By Peggy Demetriou ARNP, FNP-BC, Board Certified in Family Practice by the ANCC Can’t get past that two o’clock slump? Feel wiped out or wake up tired? Sounds like you are one of the many Americans suffering from fatigue.  Nearly all people get tired or overworked at some point. This …

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Functional Medicine and Alternative Treatment Options

Functional Medicine and Alternative Treatment Options

By Douglas C. Hall, M.D., GYN, and Functional Medicine Specialist In traditional western medicine, the condition’s symptoms are typically the only aspect treated. However, this old way of thinking and managing patients is changing, as medical professionals begin to embrace and understand that Functional Medicine plays an immense role in …

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5 BENEFITS OF PRIMARY CARE

5 BENEFITS OF PRIMARY CARE

IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX MEDICAL WORLD, HAVING ONE DOCTOR WHO KNOWS YOUR HEALTH HISTORY HAS BECOME HIGHLY IMPORTANT. ACCORDING TO Research that has been done by health journals, including Health Affairs, it was found that patients who have a primary care provider benefit from better management of chronic diseases, lower …

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Cannabis – Curing Cancer

Cannabis - Curing Cancer

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma are cancers of the blood. According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, more than 1.2 million are either living with or in remission from a blood cancer. They account for 10% of new cancer cases in the US each …

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Envision More Options & Quicker Appointments at Lake Eye!

Envision More Options & Quicker Appointments at Lake Eye!

Outstanding eye care begins with timely service from caring, experienced professionals. Because demand for medical services in the region is high, especially among seniors, patients sometimes wait longer than they’d like to see a doctor. That’s why Lake Eye is thrilled to introduce two innovative young doctors to its healthcare …

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Finding Balance Through Tai Chi: Reduce the Risk of Falls and Back Pain

Finding Balance Through Tai Chi: Reduce the Risk of Falls and Back Pain

As we age, many people find it more difficult to get around and maneuver their way throughout their daily activities. Perhaps you’re worried about tripping over uneven pavement or flooring. Maybe you are already using a cane or walker, but still feel apprehensive about your stability, or maybe you have …

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What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the bloodstream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body overproduces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. HDL is the “good” …

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Got HEMORRHOIDS?

Got HEMORRHOIDS?

Hemorrhoids have been the butt of jokes for many decades. All of us have seen the commercials selling the likes of hemorrhoid treatments such as creams, ointments, liniments, pads, soaks, pillows and wipes. I’ll bet you can even remember a party or two where these items were given as gag …

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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

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By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on …

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Lakeside Landings – Is Waiting For You to Experience The Best of the Best.

Lakeside Landings - Is Waiting For You to Experience The Best of the Best.

Do you want to experience the ultimate resort lifestyle, with sun-filled days and fun filled evenings?  Lakeside Landings has the answer.  With beautiful homes, peaceful surroundings and contemporary amenities, to maintenance-free living, it’s no wonder why more and more people are calling Lakeside Landings their hometown. Residents enjoy a massive …

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Losing Weight To Get Healthy

Losing Weight To Get Healthy

Find out how Christine Lost 65 pounds, 40 inches and so much more Dr. Compton and his office in the Villages, Florida is now the exclusive provider of the Ideal Protein weight-loss system, which provides you with prepackaged meals, coupled with your own groceries that will have the weight falling off …

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Joint Injection: Relief, Directly Where You Need It

Ah, joints – they serve us dutifully, performing millions of actions over the years, until one day, one or more of them begin to hurt. The majority of the time the pain isn’t caused by anything serious, just simple wear and tear on the ligaments, bursae or tendons surrounding the …

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Keeping your Teens Safe & Healthy on the Playing Field and in the Classroom

Keeping your Teens Safe & Healthy

With August here school will be starting in just a few short weeks. In fact, football practice has been in full swing since July. Protecting your kid entails many different aspects, but unfortunately, you can’t always control when things go wrong, accidents take place, or illness strikes. Keeping Teenagers Safe …

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Gastroparesis and Your Dental Health

Gastroparesis and Your Dental Health

Gastroparesis, also known as GERD causes a delayed emptying of the stomach acids and food, which creates numerous symptoms, one included is acid reflux. Along with a great deal of discomfort and systemic health-related factors, what many people don’t realize is that acid reflux can adversely affect your teeth and …

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