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Heat Awareness Month – Syncope

Heat Awareness Month - Syncope

Living in Florida, we are typically accustomed to warmer days than most of the country, but during the spring and summer months, our typical 80-degree weather can skyrocket to high 90’s and even triple digits, which can leave us feeling overheated very quickly. It’s important to stay hydrated by drinking …

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Tinnitus (ringing, hissing, roaring), is there really something that can be done?

Studies suggests about 50 million people in the United States have constant tinnitus. It can be perceived as a variety of sounds, ringing, hissing, roaring, crickets, or music just to name a few. Some people perceive it in the ear and others in the head. Luckily, the majority of those people …

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Energy Medical CBD (Cannabidiol)

Energy Medical CBD (Cannabidiol)

Cannabidiol (CBD) is making headlines for its ability to treat and alleviate symptoms of numerous medical conditions effectively.  Certain specifics are important to clarify when describing cannabis treatment. To start, CBD has none of the psychoactive (mind-altering) effects of TCH that’s found in marijuana.  Scientists, botanists, and pharmacology professionals have …

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Treating Osteoarthritis of the Hip with Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Treating Osteoarthritis of the Hip with Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Osteoarthritis, also known as “wear-and-tear” arthritis, is a common condition. More than 28 million people in the United States were estimated to have osteoarthritis in 2011. Osteoarthritis occurs most often in weight-bearing joints, including the hip. It causes stiffness and pain and can make everyday activities difficult to manage. Before considering …

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Diabetes: Know the Symptoms & Manage Your Risk Factors

Diabetes

With diabetes on the rise, it pays to learn about this disease, even if you don’t think it will happen to you. It is estimated that over twenty-four million Americans are diabetic, and an additional five million are walking around with diabetes and are unaware of the condition. Diabetes is …

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Avoid Caregiver Burnout

When providing care to aging or disabled parents, many caregivers ignore the most important person involved in the caregiving process. “Who?” – you may ask. The answer might surprise you: The Caregiver. Many times caregivers get so wrapped up in attending to parent’s needs, trying to fit quality time with …

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MIT Medical Imaging & Therapeutics – What does “therapeutics” in medicine mean?

MIT Medical Imaging & Therapeutics

Dr. Mark Jacobson This week, I am deeply moved by the loss of one of my patients.  This one,  in particular, left an impression on all of my staff.  His relentless endearing spirit regardless of his pain and suffering, never ceased to amaze us. When his wife called with the news, …

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DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR DISABLED WORKERS

DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR DISABLED WORKERS

One of the most disturbing problems faced by a working person is where and how to obtain income when you are disabled and can no longer work, or cannot return to work for the foreseeable future. This article discusses benefit programs for disabled or injured workers and non-workers. The Social Security …

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Chiropractic: A Safe and Natural Alternative to Medication and Surgery

Chiropractic

By Daniel Taylor D.C. – Compton Chiropractic Care Chiropractic medicine is one of the fastest growing fields within the medical community. It is a natural form of health care that corrects biomechanical fixations in the body in order to restore function. For example, when there is a misalignment in the spine, …

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Your Back Pain and Your Core Strength Are Synergistic

The core muscles of our bodies support our entire frame, from our head and neck to our lower back and legs.  The abdominal muscles are heavily relied upon to carry our weight and fluctuate with our daily movement and activities.  If our core muscles are weak, then the spinal column …

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The gift of Desperation

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, this sentence,  which appears in the first chapter, is the most famous in the book Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. Desperation is a mental state that usually causes extreme or rash …

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America’s Senior Health Rankings Seniors are benefiting from improved clinical care but face economic barriers to better health

Senior Health Rankings

Florida’s strengths include high percentages of hospice care use and quality nursing home beds, and a low prevalence of obesity. America’s seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation’s fifth annual America’s Health Rankings …

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Women’s Health Imaging Empowered by a Woman’s Perspective

Women’s Health Imaging

Radiology Associates of Ocala (RAO) has been a local leader in diagnostic and interventional radiology services for decades, and providing state-of-the-art technologies and procedures ahead of its competitors has been one of the hallmarks of the practice. But there is more to a specialized field like women’s imaging than just the …

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Dr. Anand Kesari Offers Innovative Full Spectrum Endoscopy Procedure for Improved Early Detection of Colon Cancer

Dr. Anand Kesari

Gastro-Colon Clinic is one of the first in the nation to use EndoChoice’s Fuse™ endoscope system to reduce the ‘miss rate’ of lesions during colonoscopy. A lthough colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths1 and are the gold standard, for detecting colorectal cancers,2 the procedure is not completely effective in …

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL

Tired? Are your endurance and strength declining? Have you noticed a decline in your sexual function and lost interest in your sex life? Every man could answer “yes” to at least one of these questions after age 40. Common symptoms of low testosterone, they can also result from a myriad …

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Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation – FDA Approved Treatment for Knee Arthritis Offered Locally A person with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost …

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