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Can CBD Help with Pain?

By Kevin Spitler, Co-Ownner and Tiffany Demoe, Co-Owner Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year. By way of good weather, the young and old alike are much more active. In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming, and …

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In It to Win It – RAO Remains at the Front Lines of Early Detection

In It to Win It – RAO Remains at the Front Lines of Early Detection

RAO’s Women’s Imaging Center (WIC) and TimberRidge Imaging Center want to remind women to maintain a “Rosie” outlook on a riveting subject: early breast cancer detection. Most people know of the importance of finding breast cancer early, when it is most easily and successfully treated. But many don’t know about …

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The Link Between Hearing Loss and Depression

The Link Between Hearing Loss and Depression

Several studies have been conducted on the link between depression and hearing loss. Recent findings indicate that of the groups studied, women of all ages and adults age 18 to 69 with hearing loss are more likely to experience “significant depression” than hearing loss sufferers over 70.1 “We found a …

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All About You Women’s Boutique Helps Breast Cancer Patients Through it all — Step by Step

All About You Women’s Boutique Helps Breast Cancer Patients Through it all — Step by Step

During October, we hear so much about breast cancer survivors, which is admirable, but it’s important to note that it’s not just about survivors, it’s about the entire journey. Breast cancer statistics remain high with both invasive and noninvasive diagnosis. 1.7 million women in the world are diagnosed with breast cancer …

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Brain Health: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Brain Health: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Keeping our brains healthy has become the forefront of the medical industry. With nearly 6 million people in the US with Dementia, that number is expected to grow exponentially. It’s now being touted as type III diabetes, as more and more research points to high blood sugars wreaking havoc on the …

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Veterans’ Unique Medical Needs Deserve Special Care

Veterans’ Unique Medical Needs Deserve Special Care

Submitted by Hospice of Marion County The medical needs of veterans are unique and require special care as there are usually other ailments affecting their health. These health issues go beyond physical pain from their battle wounds and can include things such as fatigue, memory, cognitive problems, PTSD and depression. A …

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What Does It Mean to Be an Elder Law Attorney?

What Does It Mean to Be an Elder Law Attorney?

By Teresa K. Bowman, Of Counsel As we age, changes to our body, health, financial picture and family are ever-evolving. When we were young, we didn’t worry about infirmity, incapacity, or how we wanted our estates to be managed. But as time marches on, those issues move to the forefront of …

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For those Who Suffer Painful Spinal Fractures, Balloon Kyphoplasty May Provide Welcome Relief

For those Who Suffer Painful Spinal Fractures, Balloon Kyphoplasty May Provide Welcome Relief

Dawn, 58, enjoys walking on the beach and looking for seashells in her oceanfront community. It’s a relaxing way to spend her precious free time between working two jobs — as a nurse at a skilled care nursing home and as a home health care provider. One day recently, the …

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Physical Therapy & Home Health Can Help You Find Balance

Physical Therapy & Home Health Can Help You Find Balance

During the month of October, The nation recognizes and celebrates the importance of rehabilitating treatment options through Physical Therapy (PT). PT can help patients improve their overall physical health and wellbeing in countless ways. Since every patient’s needs are different, therapies are adjusted to specific patient-centric approaches depending on their individual …

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An Advanced Solution for Women’s Sexual Health

An Advanced Solution for Women’s Sexual Health

As women age, or go through hormonal complications whether it’s from pregnancy, medications or menopause, sexual intimacy and disruptions are more common that most people are aware. When the passion we’re experiencing with our partner seems less like an intense flame and more like a smoldering wick, issues can arise inside …

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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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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Breast Cancer Facts

Breast cancer facts

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a very personal issue with me because I am a 7-year survivor of breast cancer. October is also the month of my cancer diagnosis.  Every anniversary of my diagnosis is a reason to celebrate. Each year that I am able to …

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Individuals Age Well

How Physical Therapy Can Help Individuals Age Well

We’ve all heard the phrases about aging gracefully, but aging well is a growing concern for many seniors. Faced with bodily disorders as well as cognitive decline, many individuals that are 55+ years of age are taking strides to maintain independence and live their lives as healthy as they possibly …

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Ghost, Goblins, and Sugar – Oh My!

Ghost, Goblins, and Sugar - Oh My!

With Halloween approaching, you’re kiddos, grandchildren and let’s be honest, parents too, are about to go hog-wild on some sugary treats this month. If you’re not careful about brushing all of that sticky sugar off, you might end up looking like a Jack O’ Lantern. Probably not, but you will be …

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4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

4 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

#1  WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE & HOW DOES IT WORK? There are two different forms of medical treatment through cannabis.  The first is the natural marijuana plant that contains both CBD and THC, and the second is the altered version of the plant that has been through a hybrid process to …

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical “Stem Cells”

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical "Stem Cells"

By Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine Utilizing birth tissues to harvest stem cells for orthopedic and other areas of medicine is an exciting topic. However, there are currently no FDA-approved uses for allogeneic (coming from someone else) stem cell products other than cord blood or bone marrow transplantations after certain …

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