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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than half of all seniors are plagued by incontinence. Urinary incontinence, specifically, is characterized as the loss of bladder control and can range from an occasional leak of urine due to sneezing or coughing to a strong, sudden urge to urinate that makes it difficult to […]

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When standard treatments fail to ease chronic pain in the muscles and joints, patients often turn to other therapies to provide comfort and improve their quality of life. An alternative to standard treatments like ice and heat, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, and exercises, acupuncture is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine. How does it […]

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Glaucoma, otherwise known as “the sneak thief of sight,” is a complicated disease that affects more than three million Americans. In a previous blog we discussed the two most common types of glaucoma – primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and angle-closure glaucoma. As promised, in this blog, we are going to discuss the some of the […]

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A heart isn’t just a symbol for love; it’s one of the most important organs in the human body. Its main function is to pump blood through the blood vessels to your body’s 75 trillion cells to help them function properly. Did you know that an adult heart beats around 100,000 times a day? In […]

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