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Lose Weight Fast Without Exercise with Physician Assisted Weight Loss!

Lose Weight Fast Without Exercise with Physician Assisted Weight Loss!

By Compton Chiropractic Care Dr. Compton and his office in The Villages, FL is now the exclusive provider of the Ideal Protein weight loss system which provides you pre-packaged meals coupled with your own groceries that will have the weight falling off of you in no time.  Ideal Protein is a …

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Improve Your Thyroid Function and Lose Weight

Improve Your Thyroid Function

You’ve done your homework and tried every weight loss program you could find. Nothing worked for your weight loss, or if it did, it didn’t work for long. You lost weight only to regain it. Or you sacrificed for months without shedding a pound. Doctors and others told you that …

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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

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By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on …

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Create a Safe Home for Dementia Patients

Create a Safe Home for Dementia Patients

People with Alzheimer’s can live in their homes, as long as safety measures are in place. As Alzheimer’s progresses, a person’s abilities change. But with some creativity and problem solving, you can adapt the home environment to support these changes. How dementia affects safety? With creativity and flexibility, you can …

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Advancements in Dental Impressions

Advancements in Dental Impressions

If you’ve ever needed a crown (cap), bridge, implant, braces, or dental appliance you have experienced the dreaded impression.  You know the feeling of sitting in the dental chair, head tilted back and the goopy material fills the overly large impression tray that is inserted into your mouth, stretching out your …

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Investing in Your Future

Investing in Your Future

Meg Black Financial Advisor “Anytime you are making a decision that has financial implications, you should consult with an expert to discuss the risks and rewards involved with that decision,” says financial advisor Meg Black with Edward Jones, 8483 Mulberry Lane in The Villages. Meg’s advice to any new investor, …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Until recently, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) was rarely addressed because women were reluctant to discuss the embarrassing symptoms. Because of our increasing life expectancy, POP has become one of the most common disorders women will face in their life-times.  Today, many gynecologists and primary care physicians routinely screen women for …

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The Overlooked Dangers of Venous Insufficiency

The Overlooked Dangers of Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Various forms of venous issues affect 25 million Americans.  Their legs are swollen, achy and they have a heavy sensation.  When our veins are working properly, they pump blood back to the heart.  Valves in the veins are made to open and close in one …

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NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Since the first cataract extraction surgery in the mid 1700s, cataract surgery has become the most frequently performed and, with a 98% success rate, …

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High Blood Pressure is Dangerous to the Heart Do You Know Your Numbers?

Chances are that you know someone with high blood pressure; maybe you have the condition as well. If you haven’t checked your blood pressure recently, you should make it priority to do so at your next doctor visit. Long term, uncontrolled or untreated high blood pressure can cause wide range of …

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Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

By Omeni Osian, MD Ocala Health Heart & Lung Surgery Heart surgery is common throughout the world with over 700,000 heart surgeries performed each year. Of those, 250,000 are heart valve repair or replacement surgeries. Traditionally, valve repair and replacement is completed by separating the chest bone and accessing the valve …

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Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) describes arthritis of the spine resulting in low back pain caused by a combination of inflammation of the damaged discs and a lack of spinal stability. In some patients, the pain may travel from the low back down into the hips and buttocks – a condition called …

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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

The next flu season will soon be among us. With each year passing, viruses mutate, adapt, and become more virulent, causing more illness, and sometimes hospital visits. Protecting against some of these dangerous infections often begins by getting ourselves properly immunized. Immunizations help our own body produce essential antibodies that help …

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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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InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

A cancer diagnosis is a devastating, life-changing event. Dealing with cancer and the physical, emotional and financial issues that often come with it can be extremely challenging. Luckily, oncology nurses are there to help patients along the way. InterCommunity Cancer Center would like to honor these medical professionals who are the …

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AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

In the early 70’s a well-known physicist that helped develop the EKG monitoring system made headlines with a new type of electrical micro-current Therapy, which essentially was an electronic acupuncture technique using micro-current technology.  At the time his procedure was able to help many patients on all levels, including Olympic athletes.  …

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