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A Warm Welcome to Dr. Janet Ter Louw

A Warm Welcome to Dr. Janet Ter Louw

RAO is delighted to announce an ideal addition to our radiology team, Dr. Janet Ter Louw, who will be working at our Women’s Imaging Center. Dr. Ter Louw graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University, where she garnered a Bachelor of Arts degree in humanities and a Bachelor of …

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Alleviate the Stress of Buying or Selling a Home

Alleviate the Stress of Buying or Selling a Home

Although many people think spring and summer is the best time to buy or sell a home, the housing market here in Floridais year round. When you are considering selling or purchasing a home, one of the best ways to eliminate unnecessary stressors is to be prepared from the beginning …

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MRI – A Breakthrough in the Diagnosis of Prostate Disease

MRI – A Breakthrough in the Diagnosis of Prostate Disease

Prostate cancer affects one in six American men, and is the second leading cause of cancer death in males ages 50 and older. The primary signifier of the possible presence of prostate cancer is an elevated level of a protein produced by the prostate gland called prostate-specific antigen, or PSA. …

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Discharged From the hospital?

Discharged From the hospital?

Why Cardiology Follow-Up Care is Essential for Your Heart Health If you have a cardiac episode that puts you in the Emergency Room or admits you to the hospital, one of the most important things you can do to ensure your cardiac health is managed properly is to see your …

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Functional Medicine and Alternative Treatment Options

Functional Medicine and Alternative Treatment Options

By Douglas C. Hall, M.D., GYN, and Functional Medicine Specialist In traditional western medicine, the condition’s symptoms are typically the only aspect treated. However, this old way of thinking and managing patients is changing, as medical professionals begin to embrace and understand that Functional Medicine plays an immense role in …

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5 BENEFITS OF PRIMARY CARE

5 BENEFITS OF PRIMARY CARE

IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX MEDICAL WORLD, HAVING ONE DOCTOR WHO KNOWS YOUR HEALTH HISTORY HAS BECOME HIGHLY IMPORTANT. ACCORDING TO Research that has been done by health journals, including Health Affairs, it was found that patients who have a primary care provider benefit from better management of chronic diseases, lower …

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Cannabis – Curing Cancer

Cannabis - Curing Cancer

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma are cancers of the blood. According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, more than 1.2 million are either living with or in remission from a blood cancer. They account for 10% of new cancer cases in the US each …

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Finding Balance Through Tai Chi: Reduce the Risk of Falls and Back Pain

Finding Balance Through Tai Chi: Reduce the Risk of Falls and Back Pain

As we age, many people find it more difficult to get around and maneuver their way throughout their daily activities. Perhaps you’re worried about tripping over uneven pavement or flooring. Maybe you are already using a cane or walker, but still feel apprehensive about your stability, or maybe you have …

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Got HEMORRHOIDS?

Got HEMORRHOIDS?

Hemorrhoids have been the butt of jokes for many decades. All of us have seen the commercials selling the likes of hemorrhoid treatments such as creams, ointments, liniments, pads, soaks, pillows and wipes. I’ll bet you can even remember a party or two where these items were given as gag …

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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

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By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on …

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Losing Weight To Get Healthy

Losing Weight To Get Healthy

Find out how Christine Lost 65 pounds, 40 inches and so much more Dr. Compton and his office in the Villages, Florida is now the exclusive provider of the Ideal Protein weight-loss system, which provides you with prepackaged meals, coupled with your own groceries that will have the weight falling off …

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Joint Injection: Relief, Directly Where You Need It

Ah, joints – they serve us dutifully, performing millions of actions over the years, until one day, one or more of them begin to hurt. The majority of the time the pain isn’t caused by anything serious, just simple wear and tear on the ligaments, bursae or tendons surrounding the …

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Keeping your Teens Safe & Healthy on the Playing Field and in the Classroom

Keeping your Teens Safe & Healthy

With August here school will be starting in just a few short weeks. In fact, football practice has been in full swing since July. Protecting your kid entails many different aspects, but unfortunately, you can’t always control when things go wrong, accidents take place, or illness strikes. Keeping Teenagers Safe …

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Gastroparesis and Your Dental Health

Gastroparesis and Your Dental Health

Gastroparesis, also known as GERD causes a delayed emptying of the stomach acids and food, which creates numerous symptoms, one included is acid reflux. Along with a great deal of discomfort and systemic health-related factors, what many people don’t realize is that acid reflux can adversely affect your teeth and …

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Neuropathy: Don’t Mask Your Symptoms with Drugs, Get the Treatment that Works

Neuropathy

By Dr. Paul Bruce Neuropathy is typically associated with diabetes, as it’s common for nerve damage to occur in individuals with high glucose storage, but neuropathy can also be attributed to chemotherapy, injuries, autoimmune diseases, compressed spinal vertebrae, cholesterol medication side effects, a build-up of toxins, and vascular disease. And …

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