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Eye Cancer Screening Part of Your Regular Eye Exam

Eye Cancer Screening Part of Your Regular Eye Exam

Melanoma of the eye is a relatively uncommon disease but it does occur, particularly among people at higher risk, including those with dysplastic nevus syndrome, a condition marked by atypical moles, and those who have spent a lot of time in the sun without sunglasses with adequate UV protection. As with …

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An Advanced Hip Replacement Technique From a Highly-Regarded Orthopedic Surgeon

An Advanced Hip Replacement Technique From a Highly-Regarded Orthopedic Surgeon

Hip pain can go beyond uncomfortable to debilitating – limiting your range of motion and keeping you from daily activities. Finding long-lasting pain relief and taking action when it means you may have to have surgery can be an overwhelming decision for many individuals. The Joint Center at Leesburg Regional …

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Ineffective Treatment for Depression is an Epidemic How an Alternative Therapy (Ketamine & Esketamine) is Helping Countless Patients

Ineffective Treatment for Depression is an Epidemic How an Alternative TherapyIneffective Treatment for Depression is an Epidemic How an Alternative Therapy

Years ago, doctors chalked it up to “melancholy,” but nearly 15 million people in the United States are affected by depression. Persistent Depressive Disorder or PDD is a chronic type of depression (chronic depression) that usually last for more than a year and can be difficult to treat successfully. The …

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The Importance of Modern Technology in Radiology

The Importance of Modern Technology in Radiology

Dr. Mark Jacobson A few years ago while I was working in a hospital, I received an order to read a chest X-Ray specifically to locate a catheter in a patient’s abdomen. The X-Ray was performed with a portable machine at the patient’s bedside, however, when I looked at the chest …

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Parkinson’s Disease: Long-term Choices

Parkinson’s Disease: Long-term Choices

Parkinson’s is a complex condition that progresses over the years, and to date, has no cure. It is a neurodegenerative disease that wreaks havoc on the brain, which in turn interferes with the body’s fine motor skills. The brain’s neurons (nerve cells) are what create dopamine and the deterioration of this …

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Wellness Teas for Your Tummy Troubles

Wellness Teas for Your Tummy Troubles

If you are like one of the millions of individuals in our country that suffers from chronic digestive disorders, it’s critical to educate yourself on what might inflame or trigger your condition and also to learn about your treatment options. Those methods should also include, natural remedies. When it comes …

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Can CBD Oil Help with Parkinson’s Disease?

There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s disease (PD).  CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of cannabis and its potent, calming, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects without the strict …

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An Advanced Solution for Women’s Sexual Health

An Advanced Solution for Women’s Sexual Health

As women age, or go through hormonal complications whether it’s from pregnancy, medications or menopause, sexual intimacy and disruptions are more common that most people are aware. When the passion we’re experiencing with our partner seems less like an intense flame and more like a smoldering wick, issues can arise inside …

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Refresh Your Soul: Join YMT Vacations’ National Parks of the Golden West Tour

Refresh Your Soul- Join YMT Vacations’ National Parks of the Golden West Tour

Breathtaking National Parks lie within the red rocky terrain of the American West. With most travel organizations, your tour will only include three to five parks, but with YMT Vacations, you’ll get to visit nine of the unique rocky backdrops among the cacti, desert brush, lakes, pine, and redwoods. If …

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Spring Cleaning: A Tidier Home Brings Added Health Benefits Embrace the Japanese idea of Mottainai and declutter by thinking about what you need, use and brings you joy

Spring Cleaning

Do you look around your house or apartment with dread, wondering when you’ll find the time to clean up the clutter? You’re not alone. The ease of online shopping and doorstep delivery has made accumulation almost a daily habit. Items easily pile up, quickly throwing our homes into disorder. As …

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Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the microbiome — you know, the 1.5 kg community of microbes living in and on you. The microbiome is currently a hot health topic, receiving plenty of attention for its role in regulating disease. Let’s …

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NEUROPATHY with PEMF THERAPY A NATURAL, NON-MEDICATED APPROACH TO HEALING

NEUROPATHY with PEMF THERAPY A NATURAL, NON-MEDICATED APPROACH TO HEALING

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common and disabling complications of diabetes mellitus. There are many studies that have utilized PEMF Therapy for Neuropathy that have shown positive effects on neuropathic pain and nerve impulse. This may be due to improved microcirculation, which is the circulation of getting the …

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Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Massage and Physical Therapy

Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Massage and Physical Therapy

Whether cancer treatment entails surgery, chemotherapy, radiation treatments, reconstructive surgery, or alternative therapies, the bottom line is that these individuals are sick! They are not feeling well, and many times find it entirely overwhelming to function at all. Lymphedema is a build-up of lymphatic fluid throughout the body, and it …

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National Donate Life Month: Life is a Beautiful Ride

National Donate Life Month: Life is a Beautiful Ride

Dr. Dariano, D.O. Established in 2003, National Donate Life Month (NDLM) features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Rivers Family Medicine, in the …

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Hearing Loss Affects More Than Just Your Hearing …

Hearing Loss Affects More Than Just Your Hearing

Do you remember when you had your last hearing test? Hearing is vital in keeping your brain and memory sharp. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders, hearing loss is the 3rd most prevalent health condition in older adults. Approximately 48 million Americans have hearing loss. …

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Cancer Centers at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital: Setting the Highest Standards

What makes cancer care at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital so unique? We caught up with Phyllis Baum, RN, MBA, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Central Florida Health—the locally owned and governed, not-for-profit parent company of LRMC and TVRH—to find out what sets these …

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