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You don’t have to suffer from joint pain – See an Orthopedic Specialist

suffer from joint pain

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon If you are one of the millions of Americans that suffer through the pain of joint, tendon, muscle or back problems and think that the only way to deal with it is with medication, then you may want to rethink your options. Consulting with a specialist who deals only in the diseases, …

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DIABETIC FOOT CARE

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon – Statistics About Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association Data from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet (released Jan. 26, 2011) Total prevalence of diabetes: Total: 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes. Diagnosed: 18.8 million people Undiagnosed: 7.0 million people Prediabetes: 79 million people* …

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Wellness Center & Med Spa Nobel Prize-Winning Technology Can Change The Way You Age!

Nobel Prize-Winning Technology

By Dr. Bill Webb, D.O., Anti-Aging Medicine – Telomeres determine the length of your life span. Chromosomes determine who we are. DNA makes up all of the cells in our body. It is the genetic material that makes us who we are. And every tissue in our body (skin, liver, heart, etc.) is made up of cells. So, telomeres are …

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Effective Relief from Sinus Pain

Effective Relief from Sinus Pain

If you find yourself pushing through the day with a headache, congestion and fatigue you are not alone. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from impacted sinuses each year. Sinus suffering is no joke. The painful symptoms can disrupt your daily life, especially during warm summer months. Follow these sinus health tips and to help alleviate …

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The Art of Sacrifice

The Art of Sacrifice

By Alex Anderson Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church At a recent men’s gathering, I was asked to share some of my journey in ministry – specifically on sacrifice. At first I thought about the decades of long hours and little sleep, extending a helping hand to the helpless, working with bread crumbs for resources, but then it hit …

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Leave No Stone Unpassed

Leave No Stone Unpassed

Kidney stones are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract, accounting for more than 1 million visits to healthcare providers in the U.S. each year. The reasons for stone formation can be complex but there are a few factors that indicate a higher risk for developing them: • Family history • Urinary tract infections • Some metabolic …

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Is Snoring Keeping You Awake at Night?

Is Snoring Keeping You Awake at Night

If you are routinely awakened by the unpleasant sound of your partner snoring in your ear, rest assured you are not alone. Habitual snoring is common, occurring in 44 percent of men and 28 percent of women between age 30 and 60. Snoring is produced by vibration of the soft tissues of the upper airway during sleep. Snoring indicates increased …

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Treat Arthritis WITHOUT Medications Physical therapy can get you moving safely and effectively.

When your doctor hands you a prescription for an anti-inflammatory drug or pain reliever, you dutifully take it to the pharmacy to be filled. Why wouldn’t you? The medication will likely make you feel better. But when your doctor tells you exercising regularly will make you feel better too, that it will make your joints more limber, that it can …

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Stomach Ulcer Causes, Treatment & Prevention

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D., Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. – In the digestive system, an ulcer is an area where tissue has been destroyed by gastric juices and stomach acid. Ulcers can occur at any age, although they are rare in children and teenagers. In the United States, about 10% of the population will …

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Pregnancy and Substance Abuse FAQs

Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

By Robert L. Vinson II, BSS, MA, CDCA and Lori Ellis, Clinical Director – LICDC – When you are pregnant, you are not just “eating for two.” You also breathe and drink for two, so it is important to carefully consider what you give to your baby. If you smoke, use alcohol or take illegal drugs, so does your unborn …

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Skin Cancer: Quick action, effective treatments make the difference

Skin Cancer

People of all colors, ages and races get skin cancer. Of all the cancers affecting humans, skin cancer is the most common. In the U.S., the incidence of skin cancer is increasing across all ethnicities. There are four major types of skin cancer, each with its own unique characteristics. These include: Actinic Keratoses. AK appears as dry, scaly patches or …

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Wellness Center & Med Spa Anti-Aging Medicine “Picture Yourself Better”

Anti-Aging Medicine

By Dr. Bill Webb, D.O. – What is a hormone? What’s the big difference between natural versus synthetic hormones? Are they both the same? Natural hormones are no more the same as synthetic hormones than methyl, ethyl, and isopropyl alcohol are the same. Look at the following subtle differences between wood alcohol (which causes blindness if you drink it), ethyl …

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Tips for Preserving Eye Health

Tips for Preserving Eye Health

With increasing pollution and levels of dust and grime our eyes need special care and attention. While we typically look after our skin, hair and other parts of the body, we tend to neglect eye care. As we grow older, it is common for our vision to weaken. Vision problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy …

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Da Vinci Surgery: Less Invasive, More Precise, Faster Recovery

Da Vinci Surgery

The thought of any surgery can seem overwhelming and maybe even frightening. If you are facing an upcoming surgery, one thing to keep in mind is that, thanks to advanced technology, many surgeries today are much less complicated than they once were. In the past, open surgery was the only choice when doctors needed to see inside a patient’s body …

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Detoxification Basics

Detoxification

By Gary D. Dillon, DC – Last month’s article focused on basics for being healthy.  A quick summary tells us that we need to: 1. Detoxify, 2. Eat the correct food, 3. Get regular chiropractic checkups, 4. Get regular medical checkups, and 5. Think positively.  This month we will focus on the Detoxify portion of that article. You may not …

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