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MRI – A Great Choice for Musculoskeletal Issues

MRI – A Great Choice for Musculoskeletal Issues

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is a diagnostic tool that uses a powerful magnetic field and radio frequencies to capture data that is sent to a specialized computer, which produces highly detailed images of joints, soft tissues and bones. MRI’s ability to capture musculoskeletal (MSK) structures and tissues makes it a …

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KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR TIRES THEY ARE SUPER-IMPORTANT TO YOUR SAFETY

KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR TIRES THEY ARE SUPER-IMPORTANT TO YOUR SAFETY

By John H. Piccin Tires come in all varieties. Without getting into all different types of tires, let’s concentrate on the everyday tires on your two or four door sedan, SUV or pick-up truck. First of all, you should frequently check to make sure your tires are properly inflated. Tire pressure …

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Men’s Health Month: Why You Need to See a Healthcare Provider

Men’s Health Month: Why You Need to See a Healthcare Provider

We’ve all heard the jokes about how men never want to ask for directions, and they avoid the doctor like the plague, but when it comes to men’s health, going to a healthcare provider is crucial for prevention, early diagnosis, successful treatment outcomes, and quality of life. June is Men’s Health …

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Managing Life’s Aches and Mishaps

Managing Life’s Aches and Mishaps

Submitted by Hospice of Marion County There are currently over 40 million people in the U.S. aged 65+ and this number is anticipated to double by 2050. As a result, demand for durable medical equipment (DME) is in higher demand for this segment of the population due to normal aging ailments, …

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CLINICAL TRIALS

FLCancer.com

As of 2019, there are over 15 million cancer survivors in the United States, and approximately two million of them have survived for 20 years or longer, according to the National Cancer Institute. Some of the reasons cancer survival rates have dramatically increased over the past two decades can be …

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Must See Sights in Europe: YMT Vacations is Offering a Grand European Cruise & Tour to Satisfy Your Senses & Fulfill Your Dreams

Must See Sights in Europe

Whether you’ve been to Europe in the past or if you’re making the decision to finally book your dream vacation there, it can be overwhelming. Deciding where to go, how long to stay and what to see are easier to choose when an expert traveler can give you advice. That’s where …

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Emergency Room Leading Proficiency

Emergency Room Leading Proficiency

It’s only natural that a visit to the emergency room sparks anxiety about the issue itself, tests and fear of all the unknowns associated with an unexpected health issue. Emergency rooms are designed to be a safe place for individuals seeking immediate and significant medical attention. The Villages® Regional Hospital …

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Fighting Illness, Anxiety and Pain with CBD Oil

Fighting Illness, Anxiety and Pain with CBD Oil

There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cognitive damage, rheumatoid arthritis, PTSD, epilepsy, ALS, Crohn’s, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and many other disorders. CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing …

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Should You Take Fish Oil Before Surgery?

Should You Take Fish Oil Before Surgery?

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD For years, doctors advised patients to stop taking omega-3 supplements before surgery. This was due to the belief that consuming fish oil could increase a patient’s risk of bleeding during an operation. New studies, however, have extensively documented that taking omega-3 supplements before operations not only appears …

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Vestibular Balance Issues Should Not be Ignored: A Physical Therapy Method has Helped Countless Individuals Find Restoration

Vestibular Balance Issues Should Not be Ignored

At least 50 percent of the U.S. population will develop a balance issue, at some point in their lives. Balance disorders typically happen to the aging population, between the ages of 50 to 75, and most of these are related to vestibular disruptions. Patients suffering from vestibular related disorders frequently …

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When You Are At Your Wits End

When You Are At Your Wits End

By Pastor Tim Neptune Have you ever been at your wits’ end? Have you ever been so confused that you didn’t really know which way was up? Have you ever had the feeling, “I know I need to do something…but I don’t know what ‘something’ to do.” The Bible tells …

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Overwhelmed by Anxiety? Consider Ketamine.

Overwhelmed by Anxiety

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH Occasional anxiety is part of life. Many feel anxious when faced with a new project at work, before taking a test, or when making important decisions. I felt anxiety as the deadline approached to write this article. This type of anxiety can be unpleasant, but it …

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GAINSWave: Treating Men’s Sexual Health

GAINSWave: Treating Men’s Sexual Health

This month’s testimonial is bit different than the others we have done because it concentrates on a subject that is sometimes difficult to discuss – Sexual Wellness. Although it can be an uncomfortable topic for men, it is extremely common. This is especially true for men ages 40-70 years of age. …

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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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Periodontal Disease & Men’s Health: Why Men Are at Greater Risk

Periodontal Disease & Men's Health

When it comes to oral hygiene and dental health, men and women aren’t quite the same. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly 57% of men will develop some form of periodontal disease compared to only 38.4 % of women.   In more severe disease states, men have a much …

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Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Over 35 years ago, stem cells were studied for their positive regenerative effects at the University of Cambridge.  Since that time, stem cell regenerative medicine has come a long way with numerous research trials and studies that show the efficacious benefits to various age groups, and for many different medical issues. …

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