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Medical Marijuana The Natural Alternative

Medical Marijuana The Natural Alternative

By Bob Goethe, MD Medical marijuana is catching on in Florida. We are now well past 130,000 patients on the registry and it is predicted there will eventually be over 400,000 patients using cannabis in Florida. We have been getting great results with chronic pain patients- back pain, migraines, fibromyalgia, severe …

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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Diabetic Neuropathy

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, …

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The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

High blood sugar and cardiovascular disease have more in common than most people are aware. In our country nearly 30 million people have diabetes, and a vast majority of our population unknowingly has what’s known as prediabetes, which quickly escalates into the disease within a short amount of time. The …

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DON’T PAY THOUSANDS FOR SPINAL DECOMPRESSION

Local Chiropractor Gets Tremendous Results Utilizing Cox Flexion Distraction Technique to Relieve Sciatica Pain. Why waste your hard earned money! Our technique is covered by most insurances. By Compton Chiropractic Care Currently there are millions of Americans who suffer from low back and leg pain. A recent survey showed, a …

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Wellness from the Inside Out vs. Outside In

Wellness from the Inside Out vs. Outside In

By Dr. Paul Bruce A wellness approach to health is focusing on the underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption within the body and making interventions and lifestyle adjustments that optimize the conditions for normal function. The main difference between wellness care and standard conventional medical care is that wellness …

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Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Have you ever noticed sensations in your legs that made you wonder if you should see a doctor, but since they seemed to subside, you ignored the symptoms away?  Many people overlook the life-threatening warning signs that could lead to an embolism.  If you’ve experienced swollen …

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Chiropractic: A Safe and Natural Alternative to Medication and Surgery

Chiropractic

By Daniel Taylor D.C. – Compton Chiropractic Care Chiropractic medicine is one of the fastest growing fields within the medical community. It is a natural form of health care that corrects biomechanical fixations in the body in order to restore function. For example, when there is a misalignment in the spine, …

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The ABCs of Aging Into Medicare – If you are turning 65 soon, Happy Birthday!

The ABCs of Aging Into Medicare

By Michael Crotts Up to three months before your birthday celebration you can start making important decisions about your Medicare coverage. First, it is recommended you sign-up for Part A (Hospital coverage). The cost of Part A coverage is usually paid for by Medicare and covers some of the cost of …

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Do You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis? Why you shouldn’t wait to seek medical care

Do You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Courtesy of Florida Medical Clinic Painful aching joints and a general feeling of being unwell are often the first signs of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Affecting nearly 1.5 million Americans between the ages of 30 and 70, it is estimated that 3 times as many women than men are diagnosed with …

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Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Some of you may have heard the term “mass”, when your doctor is describing a lesion, tumor, or suspicious lump in your body. You may have also heard of a biopsy, which is a surgical procedure to remove a small sample of a mass and send it to a lab …

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Fatigue and Tiredness – Why and What Can I Do?

Fatigue and Tiredness - Why and What Can I Do?

By Peggy Demetriou ARNP, FNP-BC, Board Certified in Family Practice by the ANCC Can’t get past that two o’clock slump? Feel wiped out or wake up tired? Sounds like you are one of the many Americans suffering from fatigue.  Nearly all people get tired or overworked at some point. This …

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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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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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Computer Guided Dental Implant Placement

Computer Guided Dental Implant Placement

Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery actually allows the procedure to be “performed” in advance of the surgery.  Surgical simulation can be done on the computer, so the exact size and ideal location for the implant is known.  In essence, the treatment is completed on the simulator pre-surgically.  Recent computer technology breakthroughs …

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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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