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The Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan For Quick, Accurate Discovery

The Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan For Quick, Accurate Discovery

The best detection is early detection, and the best diagnostic tool for the early discovery of parathyroid disease is the 4D-CT, a specialized four-dimensional imaging system that can discover abnormal parathyroid glands and tumors smaller than a grain of rice. Performed with or without contrast dye, 4D-CT delivers amazing clarity …

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Parkinson’s Disease is Progressive: One Community Has Your Needs in Mind

Parkinson’s Disease is Progressive

Parkinson’s is a complex condition that progresses over the years, and to date, has no cure. It is a neurodegenerative disease that wreaks havoc on the brain, which in turn interferes with the body’s fine motor skills. The brain’s neurons (nerve cells) are what create dopamine and the deterioration of this …

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The Truth About Esketamine (nasal S-ketamine spray)

The Truth About Esketamine

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH Much has been made in the news lately about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of esketamine (Spravato), the nasal S-ketamine spray by Janssen Pharmaceutical, a company owned by Johnson & Johnson. Ketamine is a medicine developed more than 50 years ago for anesthesia …

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Seasonal Allergies and Your Oral Health

Seasonal Allergies and Your Oral Health

When allergy season is in full swing, your dental health may not be on the top of your mind. But here is what to look out for and how to protect your mouth. Tooth pain Sinus pain is a common symptom of your immune system waging war on pollen and dust. …

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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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Refresh Your Soul: Join YMT Vacations’ National Parks of the Golden West Tour

Refresh Your Soul- Join YMT Vacations’ National Parks of the Golden West Tour

Breathtaking National Parks lie within the red rocky terrain of the American West. With most travel organizations, your tour will only include three to five parks, but with YMT Vacations, you’ll get to visit nine of the unique rocky backdrops among the cacti, desert brush, lakes, pine, and redwoods. If …

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Spring Cleaning: A Tidier Home Brings Added Health Benefits Embrace the Japanese idea of Mottainai and declutter by thinking about what you need, use and brings you joy

Spring Cleaning

Do you look around your house or apartment with dread, wondering when you’ll find the time to clean up the clutter? You’re not alone. The ease of online shopping and doorstep delivery has made accumulation almost a daily habit. Items easily pile up, quickly throwing our homes into disorder. As …

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Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks: How Urgent Care Can Help

Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks: How Urgent Care Can Help

The reasons individuals visit an urgent care are various, but when it comes to allergies, Quick Care Med Urgent Care can get you and your loved ones treated for various symptoms whether those are simply annoying or more severe. Here in Florida, seasonal allergies seem to be year-round with molds, …

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When is a good time to speak up on End-of-Life plans? Now!

When is a good time to speak up on End-of-Life plans? Now!

By Hospice of Marion County It seems as if the whole world is digital and that everything you could ever possibly need or want is on your smartphone. With folks continually texting and checking their apps, face-to-face conversation is fast becoming a lost art. National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16 …

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Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

Nurturing Your Gut Bacteria Through Diet

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the microbiome — you know, the 1.5 kg community of microbes living in and on you. The microbiome is currently a hot health topic, receiving plenty of attention for its role in regulating disease. Let’s …

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NEUROPATHY with PEMF THERAPY A NATURAL, NON-MEDICATED APPROACH TO HEALING

NEUROPATHY with PEMF THERAPY A NATURAL, NON-MEDICATED APPROACH TO HEALING

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common and disabling complications of diabetes mellitus. There are many studies that have utilized PEMF Therapy for Neuropathy that have shown positive effects on neuropathic pain and nerve impulse. This may be due to improved microcirculation, which is the circulation of getting the …

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Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Massage and Physical Therapy

Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Massage and Physical Therapy

Whether cancer treatment entails surgery, chemotherapy, radiation treatments, reconstructive surgery, or alternative therapies, the bottom line is that these individuals are sick! They are not feeling well, and many times find it entirely overwhelming to function at all. Lymphedema is a build-up of lymphatic fluid throughout the body, and it …

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National Donate Life Month: Life is a Beautiful Ride

National Donate Life Month: Life is a Beautiful Ride

Dr. Dariano, D.O. Established in 2003, National Donate Life Month (NDLM) features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Rivers Family Medicine, in the …

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Do You Know The Signs & Symptoms of Cataracts?

Do You Know The Signs & Symptoms of Cataracts?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older, and by age 75, more than half of that demographic will have advanced cataracts. The usual symptoms of cataracts are blurry vision, seeing double, sensitivity to light (both natural and synthetic) and …

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Ave Maria: Why Residents Value This Community Above All Else

Ave Maria: Why Residents Value This Community Above All Else

What do we really want in our community, neighborhood, and home?  The answer is resoundingly the same for most people, safety, happiness, good neighbors, amenities, variety, opportunity and location. For the third consecutive year in a row, Naples has been named the #1 well-being community in the United States. Being happy, …

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Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year.  By way of good weather, adults are staying much more active as they age.  In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming and the list goes on and on; but with all …

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