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Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is a common medical condition that affects over 40 million Americans, yet it often goes untreated or unrecognized.  The reason for this trend is multifactorial, spanning from embarrassment to speak about this topic to dealing with more acute or morbid conditions that require focused attention. Nevertheless, it is a …

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Think Surgery is the Only Way to Treat Spinal Stenosis? Think Again.

Think Surgery is the Only Way to Treat Spinal Stenosis? Think Again.

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the open spaces within the spine become narrowed, irritating or pressing on the nerves along the spinal cord and causing neck, back, arm or leg pain, muscle weakness, numbness, tingling or hot/cold sensations in the back, neck or extremities. It is typically caused by …

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Staying Fit Through the Holidays

Staying Fit Through the Holidays

It’s that time of year!  The time of year where we make glorious memories with friends and family, and it’s also the time of year that we inevitably pack on the pounds. Although, that’s not necessarily the way that it has to go for you, because Lifestyle Solutions MedSpa has some …

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Getting the Most from Relationships as we Live Longer

Getting the Most from Relationships as we Live Longer

You know the saying, “Only the good die young,” but that’s just an old wives tale. Being one of the leading plastic surgery offices in the Tampa Bay area, this “Getting the Most out of Relationships” article may sound like a strange topic to address for Image Lift Facial Plastic Surgery. …

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Progesterone VS. Progestin (Bio-identical or Synthetic)

Progesterone VS. Progestin (Bio-identical or Synthetic)

Hormonal Imbalance As we age, women will start to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance, which can be related to perimenopause, menopause, postmenopause, giving birth or from a hysterectomy. Females tend to experience an imbalance of estrogen, testosterone and progesterone, which can lead to hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, depression, brain …

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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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Cookbooks to Benefit Cancer Patients in Need Now on Sale

Cookbooks to Benefit Cancer Patients in Need Now on Sale

The nonprofit 21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation is proud to announce that cookbooks to benefit cancer patients are now available for purchase. Proceeds from the cookbook will be used to provide financial assistance to cancer patients in need. The cookbook is titled “Caring Recipes for the 21st Century Volume II” and …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. …

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Low Dose CT – A Proven Life-Saving Scan for Longtime Smokers

Low Dose CT – A Proven Life-Saving Scan for Longtime Smokers

Big news in the realm of lung cancer treatment: Low Dose Computed Tomography, or LDCT, can dramatically reduce the chance of lung cancer death among heavy smokers. The landmark finding is the result of a randomized clinical trial of more than 53,000 current and former heavy tobacco smokers ages 55 …

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