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May-Thurner Syndrome: A Vascular Disorder Affecting Mostly Women

May-Thurner Syndrome- A Vascular Disorder Affecting Mostly Women

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Blood is carried toward the heart through our veins, and is called venous flow; blood is carried away from the heart through our arteries and is called arterial flow. Because proper blood circulation aids the body’s movement of nutrients and oxygen to the extremities, heart, …

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GAINSWave: Treating Men’s Sexual Health

GAINSWave: Treating Men’s Sexual Health

This month’s testimonial is bit different than the others we have done because it concentrates on a subject that is sometimes difficult to discuss – Sexual Wellness. Although it can be an uncomfortable topic for men, it is extremely common. This is especially true for men ages 40-70 years of age. …

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Debilitating Migraine Headaches: Local Neurologists can treat the Source of your Pain

Debilitating Migraine Headaches

By Nisha Sinha, MD If you suffer from migraines, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten adults in the U.S. suffer from severe headaches, and women are three times more likely than men to develop migraines. Painful headaches can affect individuals occasionally, frequently, or daily. While some are sharp and piercing, …

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Dr. Vahora, MD, FACOG Cervical cancer is a fast-growing disease that can lead to death if not caught in its pre-stages. Years ago, cervical cancer was a leading cause of death in women. Those statistics have changed. In fact, diagnosing precancerous cervical lesions is now more common; this is achieved through …

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Chronic Pain: Finding Relief with Physical Therapy & Manual Stretching

Chronic Pain

When chronic pain affects the neck, back, hands, feet or hips, difficulties arise when trying to get through  even the most menial daily tasks. The surrounding muscles begin to tighten as they try to overcompensate for the pain and protect the injured area. These tight muscles can create tension headaches, …

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY JOHN H. PICCIN

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY JOHN H. PICCIN

I was born in Willimantic, Connecticut, a typical product of New England. My mother was French Canadian, born on a wheat farm in Saskatchewan, Canada. My father was from Vittorio Venito, Italy, north of Venice. Times were tough on the wheat farm and in northern Italy, so both families immigrated …

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Introduction to Effective Estate Planning

Introduction to Effective Estate Planning

By North Star Wealth Advisors Estate Planning – So where does one start? Realize that estate planning can often be a complex undertaking and that the development of a well- formed plan can make a big difference in what is left to your heirs. This article will focus on a …

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Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community can be a daunting task. Much like finding the perfect house, choosing the right assisted living residence requires a thorough inventory of your loved one’s wants and needs, doing research, taking tours, and asking for guidance along the way. Today’s assisted living communities often offer residents …

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Discharged From the hospital? Why Cardiology Follow-Up Care is Essential for Your Heart Health

Discharged From the hospital

If you have a cardiac episode that puts you in the Emergency Room or admits you to the hospital, one of the most important things you can do to ensure your cardiac health is managed properly is to see your cardiologist soon after you are discharged. Cardiac episodes are scary, …

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Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Some of you may have heard the term “mass”, when your doctor is describing a lesion, tumor, or suspicious lump in your body. You may have also heard of a biopsy, which is a surgical procedure to remove a small sample of a mass and send it to a lab …

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Knock, knock who is there? Better not be a health agent.

Knock, knock who is there? Better not be a health agent.

Medicare has very strict rules prohibiting the solicitation of most products via door-to-door sales. Still many seniors are experiencing unsolicited calls and visitors. Making a decision about your health coverage is important and should be done every year, but not by someone who shows up on your doorstep or who …

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding Can Cause Iron Deficiency Anemia: What You Should Know

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Can Cause Iron Deficiency Anemia

Anemia is a condition in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to all of the body’s tissues. At first, anemia can be mild and go unnoticed. However, as it progresses, it can cause the skin to appear pale and can result in symptoms …

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3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in the New Year

3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in the New Year

If you’re thinking about revamping how you eat in the new year, you might want to think twice about the trendy dairy-free plans that crop up on your social media feed – as they could leave you missing out on nutrients you need. Three of the most popular and health-promoting …

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Reducing Anxiety & Stress with Eastern & Western Practices

Reducing Anxiety & Stress with Eastern & Western Practices

There are neurotransmitters throughout the entire body that send signals to the brain, alerting you instantaneously of real or perceived danger. Anxiety and stress are made up of both psychological and physical symptoms. The psychological part creates the nervousness, fear and worry, while the physical aspect produces sweating, rapid heart palpitations, …

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Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

By Dr. Richard Rozensky Many people, an estimated 22 million Americans, have Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA. Unfortunately, approximately 80% of those people remain undiagnosed and untreated. During sleep, your muscles relax for periods of time resulting in partial blockage of your airway and causing pauses in breathing. When your …

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Hormonal Imbalances in Men and Women – Pellet Therapy

Hormonal Imbalances in Men and Women - Pellet Therapy

By Douglas C. Hall, M.D., GYN, and Functional Medicine Specialist As we age, both men and women will start to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance. For men, this is called andropause, and for women, it’s connected to perimenopause, menopause or postmenopause. The symptoms for males and females are very similar. …

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