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Selling Your Home During the Holiday Season

Selling Your Home During the Holiday Season

It’s the time of year that calendars are packed with holiday parties, budgets are strained by gift-giving and the roads are covered in freshly fallen snow. Alas, ’tis not the season for real estate. But the good news is that the few brave house-hunters who do venture out are serious …

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Physio Med’s Vestibular Rehab

Physio Med's Vestibular Rehab

By Michael B. Smith Vestibular Certified Physical Therapist The term Vestibular refers to what is more commonly known as the “inner ear”. The Vestibular system is made up of an identical left and right structure which consist of 3 circular canals connected to a chamber like structure. The Vestibular system is …

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Fish Oil, Salmon Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Krill Oil: What’s the Difference?

Fish Oil, Salmon Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Krill Oil: What’s the Difference?

By Bo Martinsen, MD Today, the omega-3 industry is specializing more than ever. On the supermarket shelf, you don’t just find fish oil any longer, but a broad range of products under that main heading. As we get a greater selection of omega-3 products, how do you decide what to …

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Visiting Loved Ones at Care Facilities During the Holidays

Visiting Loved Ones at Care Facilities During the Holidays

During the holiday season our thoughts often turn to visiting friends or loved ones in nursing homes. The visits, while strongly recommended by those involved in healthcare and aging, are sometimes very emotional. It is recommended to first plan ahead to ensure your visit is rewarding for both the resident and …

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The Greatest Love Story

The Greatest Love Story

By Jodi Thomas We all love a great Love Story.  You’ve Got Mail.  Pretty Woman.  Cinderella.  Pride and Prejudice.  There’s just something about these stories when the rich guy falls head over heals for the not-so-rich girl.  And yet, there’s an even greater love story where the hero left it …

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Stem Cells – setting the New Standard for Treatment of Orthopedic Conditions

Stem Cells

WHAT ARE STEM CELLS? Over the past several years, stem cell and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy have soared in popularity and are highly sought after treatment options, as a natural and non-surgical alternative to treat many common orthopedic conditions. Our bodies naturally produce stem cells. Because micro-damage occurs constantly, …

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Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

By Phoebe Brown – Staff Writer     When people are diagnosed with chronic diseases, the challenge of living life fully, navigating the healthcare industry and finding the right treatment options can pose issues. For people with lung diseases, treatment options which address the disease itself are scarce and don’t usually …

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Energy Pulses Naturally Help the Body Repair and Heal Itself Unique Effective Service Offered at Local Office

Energy Pulses Naturally Help the Body Repair and Heal Itself

Energy flows constantly between cells in the human body. When minute amounts of electrical energy are delivered to the cell, ATP (which helps the cell maintain its normal conductivity) increases and the healing process is accelerated. Acuscope Myopulse Therapy (AMT) is a micro-current electrical stimulation modality that has an input/output mechanism …

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Tips for Preserving Eye Health

Tips for Preserving Eye Health

With increasing pollution and levels of dust and grime our eyes need special care and attention. While we typically look after our skin, hair and other parts of the body, we tend to neglect eye care. As we grow older, it is common for our vision to weaken. Vision problems …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Memory Care at Freedom Pointe at The Villages

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Memory Care at Freedom Pointe at The Villages

No decision seems harder than moving a cognitively challenged parent into a memory care community, and yet it may well be the most loving thing one can do. Particularly when you choose Freedom Pointe at The Villages. In this safe and loving harbor for residents with dementia or Alzheimer’s, we honor …

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This Holiday Season, Look Beyond the Scale to See What You’re Made Of

This Holiday Season, Look Beyond the Scale to See What You’re Made Of

Its that time of year again: holiday season has officially begun. Let the parties, celebrations, and and traditions begin. Does the thought of trying to fit in that dress make you uncomfortable? Want to make a change but don’t want to step near the scale? What does the number on the …

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Increased Risk for Heart Disease for Diabetics

Increased Risk for Heart Disease for Diabetics

Although many people with type 2 diabetes worry about losing their vision or having an amputation, the greater risk is to the heart and brain. About 65% of people with type 2 diabetes die of heart disease or stroke. They are two to four times more likely to die of …

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THE VILLAGES CANCER CENTER: World Class Care Close to Home

THE VILLAGES CANCER CENTER: World Class Care Close to Home

Few words elicit as much fear as the word “cancer” does. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), getting cancer is the number one health concern of Americans; numerous surveys also show that many of us believe there is little an individual can do to prevent cancer – and …

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Compounded Medications Provide Relief from Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Compounded Medications Provide Relief from Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

By Jessica DiLeo, PharmD Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: An Overview Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong health issue. In fact, by 2030, it is estimated that the worldwide prevalence of diabetes will reach an alarming 366 million (1). With the incidence of diabetes mellitus climbing each year, the complications associated with this …

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Eliminate Pain and Accelerate Natural Healing with Electricity, Even if Nothing Else Works!

Are you still suffering in pain no matter what the doctors prescribe? If so, you’re not alone. According to The National Institute of Health of Health and WebMD, over 100 million Americans suffer with chronic pain every day no matter what the doctors prescribe. But there is good news! You …

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An Omega-3 Strategy for Pain Relief

An Omega-3 Strategy for Pain Relief

By Bo Martinsen, MD More than 76 million Americans live with pain every day. That’s more than the number of people who have heart disease, diabetes, and cancers combined, according to a survey by the American Osteopathic Association. But what’s worse is that one-third of these people believe that medical treatment …

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