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July, 2017

The Importance of a Local Primary Doctor for Seasonal Residents

Southwest Florida enjoys a substantial inflow during the winter and early spring months especially. When seasonal residents experience an injury or become ill, they are often unsure as to whom to go to for medical care, since many seasonal residents do not have a local primary physician. Often times, their only primary care doctor is […]
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Diabetes and Fall Prevention

Diabetes is a condition that has been established as a risk factor for falls. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is nerve damage affecting sensation, movement and balance, is a common complication of diabetes that puts aging persons at a higher risk of falling. Peripheral neuropathy is caused by increased blood sugar levels, which damage the nerves […]
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Natural Herbs and More to Help Safeguard Your Eyesight

Increased blood pressure and increased blood glucose levels can harm the blood vessels in your eyes. There are things you can do to protect your vision from eye conditions, including macular degeneration and cataracts, including eating a well-balanced diet and including certain natural herbs and supplements in your daily regimen. A few medicinal herbs that […]
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Aging Women and Osteoporosis

According to recent studies, only 17 percent of women are tested for osteoporosis or receive any type of treatment for it. When women who are more advanced in age fracture a bone, it is not standard to give them a bone density test to see if they need any type of treatment to help prevent […]
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