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Heart Talk

Heart Talk

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My dad told me a hilariously funny story that happened when he was about 20 years old. He was riding in the backseat of my grandfather’s car with my grandfather, Jeff, driving. Grandpa Jeff’s brother Uncle Walter was in the front …

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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

As women age and approach the menopausal years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect the woman’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and …

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Is Your Weight Loss Lacking? When to Seek Clinical Help

Is Your Weight Loss Lacking

Weight loss isn’t a quick jaunt; it’s often a very long expedition with many turns, twists, and bumps in the road.  At this time of year, after our New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside, we’ve probably lost a few pounds, only to regain them over the past few months. …

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5 Must-Have Amenities For A Florida Summer

5 Must-Have Amenities For A Florida Summer

It’s summer in Florida once again, and that means sunshine, long days, and relaxation. It also means it’s about to get hot—the average high for Ocala hovers in the low 90s from June til September. Is your home equipped to both beat the heat and help you enjoy it? Here are …

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Benefits of Home Health Care

Benefits of Home Health Care

It has been proven that home health care is good medicine and that’s why CareTime is committed to providing high quality, consistent and compassionate personal and health care services in the home. Being with family and friends in familiar surroundings has a positive effect on patients recovering from illness or …

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Therapeutic Options to Improve Blood Circulation

Therapeutic Options to Improve Blood Circulation

Blood circulation is one of the most important components of our overall health and well-being. When clinical symptoms begin to arise due to poor circulation it’s vital to seek preventative treatment options to avoid further complications. Common signs and symptoms that occur are fluid accumulation in a limb, a feeling …

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Deep Brain Stimulation A Surgical Treatment for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation A Surgical Treatment for Movement Disorders

People with neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, epilepsy, Tourette’s syndrome, dystonia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and even certain chronic pain syndromes can suffer from constant, involuntary and uncontrollable movements, including shaking, twisting, clenching, jerking and other reactions that can make normal activities difficult or impossible. When medication proves insufficient to subdue …

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Men’s Health & the Truth About Skin Cancer

Men’s Health & the Truth About Skin Cancer

Summer is almost here! Who doesn’t want to be outside, walking, gardening, biking, golfing, swimming, playing pickle ball or just barbecuing in the backyard? Getting outside for even a brief period each day is a vital part of any healthy lifestyle, and exercising outside is beneficial both physically and mentally. However, …

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The gift of Desperation

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, this sentence,  which appears in the first chapter, is the most famous in the book Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. Desperation is a mental state that usually causes extreme or rash …

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Dr. Anand Kesari Offers Innovative Full Spectrum Endoscopy Procedure for Improved Early Detection of Colon Cancer

Dr. Anand Kesari

Gastro-Colon Clinic is one of the first in the nation to use EndoChoice’s Fuse™ endoscope system to reduce the ‘miss rate’ of lesions during colonoscopy. A lthough colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths1 and are the gold standard, for detecting colorectal cancers,2 the procedure is not completely effective in …

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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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It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

It's Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

Eating nutritious food, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy body weight are important for a balanced and active lifestyle. However, many individuals who are at or close to their ideal weight discover that even with adherence to a strict diet and exercise routine, stubborn pockets of fat remain. Often located …

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DEXA – The Simple Test for Osteoporosis

DEXA – The Simple Test for Osteoporosis

More than 10 million Americans 50 and older have osteoporosis, and roughly 34 million more are at risk, so osteoporosis is a disease that affects nearly 60% of the adult population. It is one of the most common diseases seen among older people. It is more common among women, but …

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Treatment for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Treatment for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is a rather complex name for one of the most common disorders in people ages 55 and older: age-related damage to the spinal cord in the neck. With age, heredity, overuse, misuse or lack of use, the cervical spine can develop arthritis and degeneration of the discs, bone …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. Forms of …

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Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

Connection Between Food and Your Physical & Mental Health

What’s for dinner? This question is coming up in regards to mental health. More research is finding that a nutritious diet isn’t just good for the body; it’s great for the mind, too. Recent studies have shown the risk of depression increases about 80% when you compare teens with the lowest-quality …

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