Why Sleep is the Secret to Unlocking Your Health

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Sleep might just be the most important thing you do all day. Experts agree that not getting adequate sleep can be devastating to your health, and there’s even been a link discovered between too little sleep and Alzheimer’s disease! Sleep is essential for peak physical and mental performance. In this post, we’ll discuss why sleep is so important and what happens when you don’t get enough. (more…)

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What Are Hidden Allergens?

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There are allergens all around us – in the air we breathe, in the foods we eat, and even in the clothes, we wear. These hidden allergens can bring on serious attacks than can land you in the ER, so it’s important for allergy sufferers to be extra diligent, especially when trying new things. (more…)

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Advantages of Telemedicine for Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic definitely put a strain on many businesses, challenging industry norms that had been staunchly held for decades. One of the biggest changes to how people do everyday business is the rise of telemedicine. When implemented correctly, telemedicine offers physicians and other medical staff an unprecedented opportunity to reach those patients who were unable or unwilling to visit the office. (more…)

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How To Spot Hormone Imbalance Symptoms

Hormonal changes throughout the years can leave patients feeling as if they aren’t in control of their own bodies, but it doesn’t have to be this way. In this post, we’ll clue you into the signs of hormone imbalances so you can identify the potential causes of your body’s changing needs. By empowering yourself with this information and working with your physician to develop a treatment plan that works for you, you can free yourself from bothersome hormone imbalance symptoms and continue living your best life for years to come! (more…)

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Common Spring Allergies

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Spring allergies are no joke here in central Florida. As early as late December, temperatures can rise enough to bring about many environmental allergies. By the time spring allergy season ends in May, allergy sufferers have spent half a year dealing with constant sneezing, coughing, and congestion.

Knowledge is power when it comes to dealing with spring allergies. Allergy testing can inform you about your exact allergy triggers and allow your allergist to formulate customized allergy drops based on your specific triggers. Armed with this knowledge, you can avoid places and situations where your allergies are likely to act up. Some of the most common spring allergy triggers we can identify with allergy testing include: (more…)

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Get the Jump on Spring Allergies Through Testing

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If you suffer from spring allergies, you know how much sneezing, coughing, and congestion can affect your everyday life. Modern allergy testing allows us to pinpoint the cause of allergies more precisely than ever. By knowing exactly what causes your allergies, you can take steps to avoid your triggers and always have exactly the right emergency medication with you.

What Do Allergy Tests Test For?

Allergy tests can identify sensitivity to dozens of allergens, both common and rare. Whether your allergies are environmental, food-based, or insect-based, there’s an allergy test that can help identify your exact triggers. Common allergy tests at a minimum identify reactions to: (more…)

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Why Is Whiplash Pain Often Delayed?

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after an accident, especially an auto accident where you are rear-ended. Whiplash is caused by a sudden, violent jerking of the head back and forth, which overextends the neck muscles and soft tissues, causing small tears and injuries. This can lead to severe pain, dramatic reduction in range of motion, and significant impairment to a person’s ability to complete the activities of everyday life.

However, many whiplash sufferers feel fine just after the accident and even refuse medical attention. If whiplash is so bad, why doesn’t it show up immediately after being hurt? (more…)

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Why You May Need Post COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery

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We’re still learning things every day about COVID-19 and its mutations. Guidance on how to best treat the virus and promote optimal recovery after infection is very fluid, constantly changing as we gather more information about the normal path of disease progression versus symptoms that are outliers. One thing that is becoming more and more evident is that some COVID-19 survivors require post-illness rehabilitation and recovery to return to their pre-COVID levels of functioning. Some doctors have coined this collection of post-COVID symptoms as “long COVID”, and it is characterized by overwhelming fatigue and cognitive changes. (more…)

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