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Glyphosate(Roundup): Pathway to Modern Diseases

By Douglas C. Hall, M.D., GYN, and Functional Medicine Specialist Is the soil making you sick? Ask yourself the following question: Do you suffer from bloating, allergies, asthma, autoimmune disease, acid reflux, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, thyroid disorders, IBS, Celiac disease, hormonal imbalance, skin disorders, Parkinson’s, cognitive decline or other …

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Behind Closed Doors

Domestic violence happens when someone is trying to intimidate you with power and control. It has no boundaries. Domestic violence happens at all levels of income, status, and race. Your neighbor, your child’s schoolteacher, your nurse, your workout companion, or your coworker might be under abuse. It happens in gated …

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Get fit having fun.

Get fit having fun.

Like many Americans, you pro-bably spend a lot of time sitting. Even if you balance out your time in the chair with trips to the gym, research shows that too much sitting can up your risk of breast and colon cancers. Luckily, it’s easy to counteract the adverse effects of …

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Hungry Heart

Hungry Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The songwriter and performer Bruce Springsteen was right when he wrote, “Everybody’s got a hungry heart…” Inside of every human is this need or hunger.  Sometimes we try to fill it with love for another person, but for some reason…another …

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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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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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Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

You feel miserable when you have a common cold—a runny and/or blocked nose, sore throat, cough. But you know that with rest, cold medications, and maybe some good chicken soup you are going to feel better in a week or so. The flu, on the other hand, can be a much …

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Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

Life Care Center of Ocala

This Fall, your practitioners at Life Care Center of Ocala would like to share a special month with you! National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated each October. The goal of the month long celebration is to raise awareness of the important role that physical therapists and physical therapy assistants play …

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What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

What You Can Do To Lower Your High Cholesterol and Decrease Your Cardiovascular Risks

Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the bloodstream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body overproduces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. HDL is the “good” …

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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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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A Change in DestinyJerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out …

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Prescription Drug Monitoring

Prescription Drug Monitoring

Prescription drug monitoring is a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. While state-based prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) let us know what drugs patients are prescribed, we must also know what drugs are actually in a patient’s system, prescribed or not. In this newsletter, we will discuss …

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Avoiding Oral Pain? Don’t Suffer in Silence!

Avoiding Oral Pain

Today, there are so many advancements in dentistry that make getting your dental health issues taken care of— a breeze.  If you have dentures and over the years they’ve become loose, or are causing sore spots on your gums, it’s because they don’t fit properly any longer.  When teeth are missing, …

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High Cholesterol EQUALS a Higher Risk for Diseases & Disorders

High Cholesterol EQUALS a Higher Risk for Diseases & Disorders

Courtesy of American House Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body produces through the liver. It’s waxy and circulates through the bloodstream, feeding the heart and brain. But when cholesterol is derived from foods like saturated fats and trans fats, the body overproduces LDL, which is the “bad” cholesterol. …

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