Home / Ocala (page 30)

Ocala

Getting a Child’s (and Parent’s!) Mental Health in Shape for a Great Start to the School Year

Getting a Child’s (and Parent’s!) Mental Health

The school year is upon us and kids will be returning to academics once again. Parents will be adjusting to the back to school season with all that the transition brings. There may be stress, exhaustion, lack of sleep, busyness, chaos, and irritation, but there may also be optimism, excitement, …

Read More »

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes worldwide. Of these modifiable …

Read More »

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month Video Games & Children’s Eye Health

As with television viewing, eye care professionals generally agree that video games will not harm your child’s eyes or vision, if you follow a few viewing tips. While there is usually less strain involved in gaming than in doing close work such as sewing or reading, being in front of …

Read More »

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson: Rebels by Their Own Rules

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson

By Matt Reinstetle – Staff Writer    In the world of country music, few people march to the beat or their own drum – or better yet, guitar – quite like Willie Nelson. Nelson, 82, has been active in the country music scene since the mid 1950s and continues to …

Read More »

Vasectomy & Reversal

Vasectomy & Reversal

Vasectomy has grown in popularity throughout the world since its inception in the 19th century. Approximately 600,000 men each year choose to undergo a vasectomy in the United States alone. Of those procedures, urologists perform 85% of vasectomies. A vasectomy is a choice only a man can make, preferably with …

Read More »

Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

As astonishing as it is, the fact is, nearly 30% of Americans are considered obese. Even more disheartening is that obesity is not only a concern for adults, more and more children are being labeled as overweight or obese. The fast pace of today’s society, busy work schedules, financial concerns,  …

Read More »

Oral Appliances Reduce Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliances Reduce Sleep Apnea

Dr. Kevin Brooks – Cosmetic & Family Dentistry A good night’s sleep has the power to restore the body and enliven the mind. For the 18 million Americans who experience symptoms of sleep apnea, a good night’s sleep also has the power to save their lives. Obstructive sleep apnea is …

Read More »

Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

If, like many people, you’re concerned about the security of your home, or if you’ve been burgled before and want to stop it happening again, worry not. The following steps will act as a guide to how you can protect your home from break-ins. 1. Create Deterrents to Burglars Deterring …

Read More »

Bioidentical Hormones Compounded Just for You

Bioidentical Hormones Compounded Just for You

A key factor to many of the disease processes which result in symptoms and illness is hormonal imbalance. Many problems ranging from weight control, depression, fatigue, poor sleep, migraines, PMS, irregular cycles, low libido, and other issues are often times the result of hormone imbalance. Many people resign themselves to living …

Read More »

Your Attitude Determines Your Significance

Life-giving Attitude Part Two: Moving to Significance By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church After speaking to our group the man stepped down from the stage and began to shake hands and talk to those who came forward to meet him. He was tall and big, well …

Read More »

Waiting for a Heart Baby Addilyn’s Journey

Waiting for a Heart Baby Addilyn’s Journey

Two days shy of 26 weeks gestation, Amy & Daniel Jodoin received devastating news during a routine visit to monitor their twin girls. During the echocardiogram, the tech noticed something wrong and asked the doctor to take a look. At that time, Amy was immediately sent to Shands at the …

Read More »

Dementia and Neurofeedback

Dementia and Neurofeedback

Recent studies have estimated Alzheimer’s disease to be the third leading cause of death among the elderly, just behind cancer and heart disease, affecting more than 5 million Americans today. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that compromises memory and cognitive functioning. Degenerative changes occur in the …

Read More »

In Home Care for Dementia Patients

In Home Care for Dementia Patients

Dementia is a condition characterized by a group of symptoms that often include memory loss, hallucinations, paranoia, agitation, personality changes, problems communicating, problems with motor skills and coordination, inappropriate behavior and an inability to reason. If your loved one has any of these symptoms, schedule an appointment with their doctor …

Read More »

Eliminate Pain and Accelerate Natural Healing with Electricity, Even if Nothing Else Works!

Eliminate Pain

Are you still suffering in pain no matter what the doctors prescribe? If so, you’re not alone. According to The National Institute of Health and WebMD, over 100 million Americans suffer with chronic pain every day no matter what the doctors prescribe. But there is good news! You can be …

Read More »

Knee Pain Does Not Mean You Need Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

By Physicians Rehabilitation A person with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost everything we do that requires mobility, including those things …

Read More »

Whole-Body Approach to Treating Diabetes

Whole-Body Approach to Treating Diabetes

The incidence of type 2 diabetes in the U.S. is rising steadily, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that two in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime. A whole-body disease Although more than 90% of Americans believe they have a “good” understanding of …

Read More »