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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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Link Between Obesity and Low Testosterone

Link Between Obesity and Low Testosterone

Obesity, a condition linked to heart disease and diabetes, now appears to be associated with another health problem, but one that affects men only — low testosterone levels. In a study conducted by the University at Buffalo endocrinologists, researchers discovered that about 40% of obese participants had lower-than-normal testosterone levels. The …

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Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Have you tried treatment for overactive bladder and still suffer from any of the symptoms below? – Urgency to get to the restroom in time – Increased frequency of urination – Getting up at night 2 or more times to urinate – Wearing adult protective undergarments or pads – Inability …

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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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HOW TO DECREASE YOUR RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER

By Michelle Haessler, M.D. One in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Whereas, many men will have a type of nonaggressive prostate cancer that is referred to as “low grade” and never need treatment, many will develop a more aggressive form of prostate cancer, which will require …

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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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Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s that time of year again; when we hit the road or the sky and travel for vacations, relaxing getaways, spending time with family and taking the kids or grandkids to their favorite destinations. The hottest days are upon us during the upcoming summer months, …

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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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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants

By Lucia Roca, DDS, MDS, Board Certified Periodontist Generally speaking, if you have lost teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. It is important that you are in good health, however, as there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are right for you. For example, …

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Meet the Medical Director of MIT

Meet the Medical Director of MIT

My decision to develop a multi-modality imaging center in the tri-county area is influenced largely by my passion to provide top quality medical imaging and interventional care to a community which I have called home for nearly 20years. As a resident of Lake County, and the son of a long-term Villages …

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Wonder Women, Unite in the Fight to Beat Breast Cancer!

RAO is proud to have a dedicated team of superheroes in the battle against breast cancer, led by RAO’s Medical Director of Women’s Imaging Services, Board Certified radiologist, Dr. Amanda Aulls. While RAO’s Early Detection Defenders may not have the flash and spectacle of the conventional superhero, they compose a …

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40 Years of Extraordinary Care

40 Years of Extraordinary Care

Since 1977, Lake Eye has been dedicated to providing the most advanced eye care services to promote and protect healthy vision. Lake Eye’s accomplished and highly experienced ophthalmologists continually study, train in and perform the most sophisticated surgical and procedural treatments in the industry, from general care to advanced treatment …

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Did You Know That Your Heart May Need Physical Therapy?

Did You Know That Your Heart May Need Physical Therapy?

October is National Physical Therapy Awareness Month, but we rarely think of therapy as an aftercare option for our heart disorders.  If you’ve suffered from a heart attack, heart disease, or have had a cardiac procedure than you could greatly benefit from cardiac rehabilitative therapy. What is Cardiac Rehabilitative Therapy? …

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CAN STROKE BE PREVENTED?

CAN STROKE BE PREVENTED?

By Rose Watroba, MHSA, BS, RN Vice President of Neuroscience, Ocala Health The answer is yes – it is possible to prevent a stroke.  Eighty percent (80%) of all strokes are actually preventable.  Yet each year about 185,000 Americans die from a stroke.  This article is about strokes, who is at …

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Comprehensive and State of the Art Brain Tumor Surgery at ONC

Comprehensive and State of the Art Brain Tumor Surgery at ONC

State-of-the-Art Imaging At ONC, patients with brain tumors undergo the latest imaging tests available. For tumors close to the speech or movement areas of the brain, functional MRI may be performed to identify their proximity to the tumor. Diffusion tensor imaging or “DTI” is another contemporary imaging technique that may …

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Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Have you ever noticed sensations in your legs that made you wonder if you should see a doctor, but since they seemed to subside, you ignored the symptoms away?  Many people overlook the life-threatening warning signs that could lead to an embolism.  If you’ve experienced swollen …

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