Jun 15

Tips to Prevent Senior Heat Illness

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Summertime in Central Florida is a time for fun and relaxation for most. For seniors, however, the rising temperatures can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren’t taken. Learn more about the steps you and your family can take to prevent health-jeopardizing situations this summer. Medications & Your Doctor Check with your doctor to verify whether […]


Jun 8

How A CPAP Machine Can Help Your Insomnia

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Insomnia is another term for sleeplessness. If you are cannot sleep for four to eight continuous hours, it is something to worry about. It is a sign that there is an underlying problem that is causing the insomnia and all the symptoms associated with sleeplessness, such as daytime grogginess, lethargy, fatigue, inability to focus and […]


May 9

Stroke: Signs & Prevention

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Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries within and leading into the brain. Many believe that strokes aren’t preventable or treatable, but in reality, they are. Read on to learn more about the types of strokes and steps you can take in prevention. What Is A Stroke? When a blood vessel carrying oxygen and […]


Apr 25

The Fear of Falling and How To Help

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A fear of falling becomes more common as we age, even amongst those who have never had a bad fall. In fact, many senior adults have a debilitating fear of falling. This can lead them to avoid activities such as walking, shopping, or taking part in social activities. Read on to learn more about this […]


Apr 17

Tips To Reach Your Weight Goals

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So many of start our weight goals journey with great enthusiasm but somewhere along the way our enthusiasm diminishes and we give in to temptation. Unfortunately, this does us no good in the long term as even the weight we had lost comes back. The trick to getting to weight loss motivation is to have […]


Apr 7

Depression in Elders: How To Help

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Depression in elders is more common than most may think. In fact, according to estimates about depression released by the Word Health Organization, the number of people living with depression increased by 18% between 2005 and 2015. Depression is also the largest cause of disability worldwide. The World Health Organization’s World Health Day theme for […]


Feb 23

Tips To Avoid The Flu

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Getting the flu every year is no fun. It can set you back, whether you are in school or working and forced you to cancel all the fun things you had planned. Flu symptoms can be tiring and recovering takes time and energy. The best thing you can do to avoid getting into this tiring […]


Feb 17

Tips To Beat Spring Allergies in Florida

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Allergies in Florida can peak in the spring months, causing irritation to your sinus and overall health. Although Floridians are lucky to have beautiful sunny weather and warm temperatures year round, many Floridians endure bad allergies year round. Generally, allergy season in the U.S. peaks in the spring when plants do most of their blooming. But […]


Jan 19

Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disease

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What Are the Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disease? Heart attack symptoms can vary significantly from one person to another. While some people may suffer a sudden, sharp pain, in most cases the symptoms of cardiovascular disease creep up so slowly and silently that most people are surprised to hear that they have suffered a heart attack. […]


Dec 5

Family Medicine vs. Internal Medicine

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There has been longstanding confusion surrounding the distinction between internal medicine and family medicine. Their similarities often outweigh their differences, thereby making it difficult to differentiate. However, there are key dissimilarities between the two practices that are important to note. Internal Medicine This form of medical practice began in the late 1800s, growing from the […]


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