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Heart and Vascular Disease The Great Cholesterol HOAX

Heart and Vascular Disease The Great Cholesterol HOAX

By Dr. Michael Badanek, BS, DC, CNS, CTTP, DMM, DACBN, DCBCN, MSGR/CHEV True and overwhelming evidence exists in medical peer review articles, and literature that explains how heart and cardiovascular diseases are preventable, as well as point out the same underlying causes also produce Allergic and Non allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, …

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A Close-up Look at Macular Degeneration

A Close-up Look at Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the deterioration of the macula, a tiny area near the center of the retina that enables you to focus on the fine details of close-up tasks like reading and distant tasks like driving. Macular degeneration commonly develops in people ages 50 and older, a condition known as …

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Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Back/Neck Pain

Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Back/Neck Pain

Many patients suffering from chronic back or neck pain that has not sufficiently responded to other medical treatments find relief from a device called a spinal cord stimulator, or SCS. A SCS is a surgically-placed implant that works by delivering a mild electrical current to the epidural space of the …

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February is Heart Awareness Month

February is Heart Awareness Month

Siva Gummadi, MD – Cardiovascular Institute of Central Florida Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in men and women. It is a broad term used to describe a disease process that occurs within the heart and the blood vessels of the body. The heart is a muscle …

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The Top 6 Reasons People Are Happy With Where They Live Lakeside Landings, Discover the Difference

The Top 6 Reasons People Are Happy With Where They Live Lakeside Landings, Discover the Difference

Weather Living in Florida, we are blessed to have beautiful weather all year long, but our winters are what draw so many northerners to our sunshine state. Do you want to experience the ultimate resort lifestyle, with sun-filled days and fun filled evenings? Lakeside Landings has the answer. With beautiful …

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Remind Your Loved Ones To Get Checked For Skin Cancers

Remind Your Loved Ones To Get Checked For Skin Cancers

By Patricia Spitzer, PA-C in collaboration with Dr. Thi Tran Village Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, LLC When you think of February there is a good chance that the topic of Valentine’s Day comes up and thus the concept of love is discussed. Well, this Valentine’s Day remember to encourage your …

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Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Es tate Planning Services

Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Es tate Planning Services

Estate planning does not need to be an expensive or time-consuming process, according to Attorney Patrick L. Smith. Whereas many attorneys bill their clients by the hour to handle their planning, Attorney Smith offers a complimentary consultation and has instituted a flat-fee system for his services. For example, a basic …

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Senior Care Requests Rise After Family Visits During The Holidays

Senior Care Requests Rise After Family Visits During The Holidays

For adult children with aging parents, spending time together around the holidays can bring attention to changes in lifestyle or behavior that might indicate that a senior needs assistance at home. For those who provide senior care, the weeks immediately following the holidays tend to be the busiest of the …

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How Much Omega-3 Fish Oil A Day Will Produce Results?

How Much Omega-3 Fish Oil A Day Will Produce Results?

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Are you noticing results from your fish oil supplement? If the answer is ‘no’, it may be that you are not be getting enough of the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids to make a difference. Please take a moment to go grab your fish oil supplement, if …

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Guiding You Through Insurance Companies Most Puzzling Issues

Guiding You Through Insurance Companies Most Puzzling Issues

Insurance issue and changes can be confusing. Trusting just any run of the mill company is very often intimidating for most individuals. How do you know you’re getting the best advice? Kiefer Insurance has the answers that you need. In business since 1972, their family-owned company is trusted because of …

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Let’s be HONEST, How Many of you are Not Succeeding with your “GET FIT” New Year’s Resolutions?

Let's be HONEST, How Many of you are Not Succeeding with your “GET FIT” New Year’s Resolutions?

The statistics show that only 8% of people actually achieve their resolution goals. Why is it that after a certain, ahem, age, we can’t seem to lose the weight or maintain the weight loss that we may have had in the past? The answer is simple, yet very frustrating. We …

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InterCommunity Cancer Center Offers Advanced Technologies for Prostate Cancer Treatment

InterCommunity Cancer Center Offers Advanced Technologies for Prostate Cancer Treatment

There is good news for men in our area battling prostate cancer today, as well as those who may face the disease in the future. InterCommunity Cancer Center (ICCC), a leading provider of advanced radiation therapy in Lady Lake, Fla., recently expanded its treatment offering with the addition of SpaceOAR® …

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The Contentment of Your Home & Lifestyle Are Essential For Your Well-Being

The Contentment of Your Home & Lifestyle Are Essential For Your Well-Being

Have you recently discovered that your neighborhood might be adding stress to your once peaceful lifestyle?  The hustle and bustle of too many demands, traffic, and over-crowded recreational areas can leave us frustrated and even depressed. If you’re longing for something new—a place to really feel at home, Ave Maria, FL …

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Look Good… Feel Good… Be Healthy!

Look Good

With the new year already here and the holiday season behind us there is no better time than the present to get started on a path of achieving a healthier lifestyle. Maybe you put on a few extra pounds over the holidays and want to fit back into your favorite clothes …

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Leg Swelling Causes and Concerns

Leg Swelling Causes and Concerns

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s all too common for many people to walk around daily unable to see their ankles, and yet, they don’t realize the seriousness of the bigger problem happening on the inside. Other individuals may be so affected by the swelling of their ankles and calves that …

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What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if you develop sudden onset severe back pain, more unbearable than you ever imagined? If your pain is new or feels different from the chronic back pain you may already be experiencing – which is currently being treated with exercise, pain medicines, and injections – it is recommended that …

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