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How to Improve Your Heart Health

How to Improve Your Heart Health

T.E. Vallabhan, MD, FACC The health of the heart and vascular system are affected by many things like, stress, substance abuse and genetics, but the main offenders of heart disorders are being overweight, poor dietary habits, having high blood sugar levels and living a sedentary lifestyle. Too Much Sugar High blood …

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Understanding Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology

Understanding Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology

The Department of Cardiology & Heart Care at Florida Medical Clinic has a full comprehensive heart center to diagnose, treat and monitor their patient’s cardiac health. In general, many individuals are uncertain about which cardiology specialists are best for their specific condition. Florida Medical Clinic details the a few of these …

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New Year – New Body: Freeze Away Your Problem Areas

New Year - New Body: Freeze Away Your Problem Areas

By Dr. J. David Holcomb, M.D. You’ve probably heard about CoolSculpting from magazines, online, social media, or perhaps on a television program. The reason that its popularity has grown exponentially over the past few years is because of the results that it provides. What exactly is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared …

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What To Know About Having a Biopsy

What To Know About Having a Biopsy

For most people, hearing the word “biopsy” is unsettling. Luckily, most biopsies turn out to be negative, meaning there are no signs of cancer. Infection, internal injury and other diseases can create similar symptoms, so when your doctor or clinician orders a biopsy, it is important to get checked out as …

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Local Family-Owned Hearing Practice Offers their Patients the Highest Quality of Care

Family owned physician practices now make up less than a third of healthcare offices. Countless practices have been bought out by large groups and hospital organizations. Essentially, many physicians find themselves as employees with not much say as to how their once, personalized practice is run, and how their patients are …

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

What is Glaucoma? This is one of the most common questions I am asked by new patients. Glaucoma is a common condition. It affects 1 in 50 Americans over age 40. Glaucoma causes blindness in some patients. However, when diagnosed early and treated appropriately, most patients maintain excellent vision for …

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The Negative Stigma Associated with Mental Health Issues

The Negative Stigma Associated with Mental Health Issues

Dr. Jessica Peterson, psychiatrist, treats adults to geriatrics, and her experience includes substance abuse rehabilitation; behavioral, depressive and psychotic disorder treatment, consultative therapy, emergency visits, and general psychiatry. Dr. Peterson is the Medical Director of the Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) Senior Behavioral Health Center. We caught up with Dr. Peterson …

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Diabetes and Gum Disease: A Two Way Street

Diabetes and Gum Disease: A Two Way Street

By Dr. Deluca In today’s savvy world, most people are aspiring to live their healthiest life. These ambitions are comprehensive and should include the body, mind, and the mouth! Recent studies report that almost 50% of the U.S. adult population has some form of periodontal disease. Whether it’s mild, moderate, or …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence …

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Managing a Life with Diabetes Steps to reduce chances of complications

Managing a Life with Diabetes Steps to reduce chances of complications

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 30 million children and adults are living with diabetes in America, and nearly 1.5 million adults are newly diagnosed each year. Coping with diabetes can be challenging. Although there is no cure, diabetes can be managed with the right resources, support, proper nutrition …

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Your Best You – Flu Season Awareness

Your Best You - Flu Season Awareness

According to the CDC, last year, Florida was one of the states with the highest records of influenza outbreaks, causing unprecedented amounts of hospitalizations and deaths. This year, we’re uncertain of how threatening the flu season may prove to be, but we do know that the flu will affect all …

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The Physical Therapy Office of Tomorrow: What You Need to Know

By Jason Waz, President of Competitive Edge Physical Therapy Competitive Edge Performance is not the normal run of the mill physical therapy practice. In fact, they are entrepreneurs, innovators and pioneers in the physical therapy market. Over the past two decades, the team at Competitive Edge Performance [CEP], has developed specialized …

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New Year Brings Fast-Acting Treatment for Depression: 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 …

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Losing Weight in the New Year: The Program that Works

Losing Weight in the New Year

We lose, we gain, we lose, we gain—keeping the weight off can be challenging. Although, that’s not necessarily the way that it has to go for you because ZMD Center for Face & Body Rejuvenation has some beneficial tips for maintaining and losing weight in 2019 and they have a …

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Resolve to Have Healthy Teeth

Resolve to Have Healthy Teeth

Like many people, you may resolve to lead a healthier lifestyle each New Year. Have you considered enhancing your dental health as a goal? Good dental health habits not only promote healthy teeth and a beautiful smile, but contribute to your overall health as well. Here are some dental health …

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