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Are Your Eyes Aging You?

Are Your Eyes Aging You

Jared, Nimitz, M.D. We see it in the mirror, those wrinkles, puffiness and sagging skin. Why is it that the eyes seem to age so much faster than the rest of our face? We often think of smiling, laughing, and gravity as the main culprits; however, The eyelids do not have sebaceous glands, so the area is more susceptible to …

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How ThermiVa is Helping Women Find Pleasure Once Again

How ThermiVa is Helping Women Find Pleasure Once Again

That’s not only good for intimacy, but as it turns out, overall health as well! We’ve heard all of the sayings like, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and we’re much more educated now about healthy diets and the importance of exercise, but what doesn’t garner much attention is the importance of intimacy and sexuality. Being sexually intimate …

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A New FDA Approved Treatment for Nail Fungus

A New FDA Approved Treatment for Nail Fungus

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Toenail fungus is unpleasant and embarrassing. Many people try to conceal that their nails have become yellow, thick, and scaly, but the infection can advance significantly and quickly spread to the other nails, making it difficult to control. Nail fungus can also become a potentially painful problem. Nail fungal infections can …

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Understanding How the Face Ages

Understanding How the Face Ages

Facial aging goes deeper than wrinkles and folds. As we age and lose facial volume, the contour of the face changes, causing shadow patterns to develop, while youthful highlights fade. Gaining a better understanding of how your face becomes altered over time may help you and your aesthetic specialist decide on the best treatment options to address your individual concerns. …

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“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Would you buy a car without test driving it first?  Would you buy a house without seeing it first? If the answer is no, then why would you buy a hearing aid without taking it for a “test drive”? If you are like most people for whom hearing aids have been recommended, you are reluctant …

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Is Screen Time Straining Your Eyes?

Is Screen Time Straining Your Eyes?

Staring at your computer screen, smartphone, video game or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired. Some people also experience headaches or motion sickness when viewing 3-D, which may indicate that the viewer has a problem with focusing or depth perception. What causes computer-use eyestrain? Normally, humans blink …

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Five Ways Hospice Can Help

Five Ways Hospice Can Help

The vast majority of Americans say what they want at the end of life is to die in their own homes, as comfortable and pain-free as possible. The hospice philosophy is about making sure that a patient’s end-of-life experience reflects their wishes. Here are five ways that Community Hospice helps to deliver this: Hospice gives you comfort. Hospices are experts at …

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$3,000 Per Hour

$3,000 Per Hour

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Every so often I’ll do a bit of executive coaching. I’ll spend a day with a medical, business or non-profit executive. We will end the day with very clear “take-aways” (actionable steps for an area of their life–business, family, or personal). It’s a lot of fun for me, but can …

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Choose to Eat for Healthy Feet: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Reverse Disease.

Body-Mind-Spirit Podiatric Center

By Brian K. Bailey, D.P.M., M.S., Body-Mind-Spirit Foot Center If you want healthy and happy feet, you need to eat food the way God made it—not processed or fast food but whole foods. Whole foods are things grown in the ground, picked from a tree, or from the ocean or land. It is not from a frozen, prepackaged, microwaveable meal …

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Want to Know How You Can Have Luscious Lashes?

Want to Know How You Can Have Luscious Lashes?

Are your lashes thinning as you get older (hypotrichosis) or have you used lash extensions for a long period of time, causing your natural lashes to fall out or break off? We have the answer for you at Nu U. LATISSE is a prescription drug which is used to thicken and lengthen lashes by simply applying to upper lashes with …

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He won’t ask for help… that doesn’t mean he doesn’t need it

He won’t ask for help… that doesn’t mean he doesn’t need it

According Agency on Aging and Agency for Community Living statistics, about half of women age 65 and older in the U.S. live alone, either because of death, divorce separation. While the number of men over 65 living alone is only about half that, these men face challenges that are just as daunting, and in some respects more so, than those …

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Protecting the Precious Gift of Sight

Protecting the Precious Gift of Sight

Taking care of one’s eyes is a lifetime responsibility, but one that pays great dividends. Fortunately, eye care isn’t difficult, usually requiring no more than a little common sense and following four basic rules. Rule #1 – Protect ‘em When you’re outside, wear sunglasses that protect against UVA and UVB rays. Exposure to UVA/UVB rays has been linked to both …

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This Valentine’s Day Experience In a Whole New Way

This Valentine’s Day Experience In a Whole New Way

Sexual disorders can happen to both men and women. For women, it’s often due to vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). What is Vulvovaginal Atrophy? The truth is that many pre and postmenopausal women, and even women that have recently gone through childbirth, have vaginal disorders, like burning, dryness and pain that they often withhold and keep to themselves. Most women think that …

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How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for optimal health. The Side Effects and Complications Associated with sleep disorders are irritability, fatigue, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disorders, chronic disease, diabetes, depression, behavioral issues, stroke, and brain function impairment. If not rectified, over time, sleep deprivation can lead to heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, and other serious complications. The pathways of brainwave …

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The consequences of hearing loss are often underestimated

The consequences of hearing loss are often underestimated

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Baby Boomers – those born between 1946 and 1964 – have had a profound and lasting impact on American society, changing every facet of life as they moved from childhood through adolescence, from adulthood to middle age and now, into their senior years. The aging trend will continue, and not just because of Baby …

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