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Understanding COPD

Understanding COPD

Dr. Poonam Warman, MD What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease that can limit your airflow. When some people hear “COPD,” they are not sure what to think. It may be confusing because Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is only one of a group of closely …

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Radiologists – Who We Are & What We Do

Radiologists – Who We Are & What We Do

If your physician has ever recommended that you get an imaging test, or if you’ve had a voluntary screening exam, then a radiologist has played an active role in your healthcare. Most of us have undergone at least one imaging test, from an x-ray to find out if a fall …

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Shoulder Pain When is Surgery Truly Necessary?

Shoulder Pain When is Surgery Truly Necessary?

By Christopher Manseau M.D. There are various causes of agonizing shoulder pain and discomfort, but if you’re someone who suffers from rotator cuff pain and limitation, you need to understand the differences and your options. What causes shoulder pain? Degenerative disorders such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are, unfortunately, a primary …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting …

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Thyroid Disorders — Underdiagnosed & Life-Threatening!

Thyroid Disorders

By Dr. Michael Badanek, BS, DC, CNS, CTTP, DMM, DACBN, DCBCN, MSGR/CHEV One of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated organs in our bodies today is the Thyroid Gland. It is estimated that 1 in 6 Americans have thyroid disease or dysfunction. If thyroid disease is left unattended, it leads to much …

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Glaucoma: More Than Eye Pressure

Glaucoma: More Than Eye Pressure

By Dr. Latif Hamed MD, FAAO, MBA For many people, Glaucoma means high eye pressure.  This is only partially true. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve that leads to gradual loss of its nerve fibers that is often but not always associated with high pressure.  The eye, like …

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Don’t FALL into the New YEAR – Tips for Falls Prevention

Don’t FALL into the New YEAR - Tips for Falls Prevention

Whether you’ve suffered one yourself or know someone who has, falls are among one of the most serious health concerns for older patients. It is a scary 4 letter word that we all want to avoid.   Approx. 30-40% of community dwelling adults over the age of 65 fall each year.  Starting …

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New Year, New You – Restorative Procedures and Optical Options at Lake Eye

Restorative Procedures and Optical Options at Lake Eye

The New Year is here and the Board-certified ophthalmologists and staff of Lake Eye Associates want you to experience every moment with clarity and confidence. Many people welcome the thought of a fresh outlook and renewed sense of self. Advances in medicine, modern technologies and our invincible spirit really do …

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

Lakeside Landings

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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Chest Pain – Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately

Chest Pain - Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately

Although chest pain can sometimes be triggered by some non-threatening disorders like excessive gas, anxiety, acid reflux or muscle strains, you cannot afford to waste precious time, if chest pain occurs. Chest pain can be related to the following serious complications, a rupture of the aorta, angina, or myocardial infarction (heart …

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AN INNOVATIVE RESEARCH STUDY FOR TREATMENT OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS IS BEING CONDUCTED BY THE FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH TEAM

AN INNOVATIVE RESEARCH STUDY FOR TREATMENT OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS IS BEING CONDUCTED BY THE FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH TEAM

The Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute’s Research Department is looking for people to take part in a trial for innovative, nonsurgical, investigational treatment for knee pain and function loss caused by osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis that can often affect the knee.  It is a complex disease …

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New Year, A New You!: Look Better, Feel Better & Perform Better!

Look Better, Feel Better & Perform Better

Electro-Massage™ Electro-massage™ is the amped-up version of the customary method, utilizing micro-current technology.  The Electro Massage allows energy to flow right through your therapist’s fingers, penetrating muscles, nerves, organs, and skin.  You will experience pain relief, melting-muscle knots, increased energy-levels, enhanced-blood-flow, improved-collagen production, detoxification, and much more.  Full body electro …

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Don’t Forget About Your Skin When Making New Years Resolutions

Don’t Forget About Your Skin When Making New Years Resolutions

By Patricia Spitzer, PA-C in collaboration with Dr. Thi Tran Village Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, LLC It’s that time of year for New Year’s resolutions. I hear everything from weight loss to getting out of debt to traveling more but what about the skin? What about making a resolution to take …

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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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24/7 Fitness Wants To Get You Healthy In 2018!

24/7 Fitness Wants To Get You Healthy In 2018!

It’s that time of year again.  We’re all thinking about our New Year’s resolutions and how we can lose weight, get fit, toned and feel better.  If you’ve failed and forfeited your resolutions in the past, have no fear—24/7 Fitness has a plan for you that you are sure to stick …

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Making Sense of Fish Oil Oxidation Values

Making Sense of Fish Oil Oxidation Values

By Bo Martinsen, MD Recently, a fish oil manufacturer visited our Venice office and gave us two samples of a supposedly super fresh, award-winning fish oil. Would we be interested in using the oil in our Omega3 Innovations products, she asked? The lab data showed that the oil had been …

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