Bed Making Made Easy – With CKI Solutions’ Bed MadeEZ®
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
1w ago
I wake up each morning to the sweet smile of my husband. He is right there as I amble out of the bed and trip on the dog. He is next to me as we brush our teeth. He waits patiently by my side as I brew the coffee. He is completely gone when I go to change the linens! I am alone in this endeavor. Changing linens is a pain, literally. Strain to your back from lifting and holding your heavy mattress, frustration as the sheets untuck before you can finish, and occasionally a chipped nail … bed making is exhausting. And it isn’t getting better anytime soon. With the increase in pillow-top mattresse ..read more
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The Power of Sunscreen: Protecting Skin, Preventing Cancer
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
Few skincare products wield as much power and promise as sunscreen. It’s not just about avoiding a nasty sunburn. Sunscreen is your first line of defense against skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States for both men and women. But navigating the sunscreen aisle can be a daunting task. Decoding the labels: What matters most? When it comes to sunscreen, knowledge is power. • Start by deciphering the label. Look for “broad-spectrum protection” to ensure that you’re defended against both ultraviolet A (UVA) rays, which can lead to skin damage that causes wrinkles and sunspots, and ..read more
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The Connection Between Varicose Veins and Water Retention
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
Varicose veins and water retention are two conditions that often go together. Understanding their link is crucial, as addressing one can impact the other. The vein specialists at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center in Orlando are here to explain how these conditions are intertwined and what you can do to manage them. What is Water Retention? Water retention, or edema, occurs when excess fluid builds up in the body’s tissues. The body, composed of about 70% water, maintains fluid balance through the circulatory, lymphatic, and renal systems. When these systems fail to function properly ..read more
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How to Protect Yourself Against Summer Urinary Tract Infections
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
As the temperatures rise and summer activities begin, it’s crucial to pay attention to your urinary health. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be a common and uncomfortable issue, especially during the warmer months. This article will explore why UTIs are more prevalent in summer and provide practical tips to help you stay infection-free while enjoying the season. Understanding Urinary Tract Infections UTIs occur when bacteria enter and multiply in the urinary system, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. These infections can cause symptoms such as frequent and painful ur ..read more
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Regaining Control: The Benefits of EMSELLA for Urinary Incontinence
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
For millions of people, urinary incontinence is an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition that can significantly impact their quality of life. Whether it’s a occasional leak during physical activity or a constant struggle to make it to the restroom in time, urinary incontinence can be a source of frustration, social isolation, and even depression. However, thanks to a revolutionary new treatment called EMSELLA, those suffering from urinary incontinence now have a non-invasive and effective solution to regain control over their bladder. Understanding Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence ..read more
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The Weighty Legacy: How Childhood Obesity Shapes Adult Health and Well-being
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic, with rates tripling since the 1970s. This alarming trend not only affects children’s immediate health and quality of life but also casts a long shadow into adulthood. The consequences of carrying excess weight during formative years extend far beyond physical appearance, impacting various aspects of adult life, from physical health to emotional well-being and socioeconomic status. One of the most significant long-term effects of childhood obesity is the increased risk of chronic health conditions in adulthood. Children who are obese are more like ..read more
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Revolutionizing Hormone Replacement Therapy: The Pellet Advantage
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
In the ever-evolving landscape of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), a new frontier is emerging, one that promises to revolutionize the way we approach hormonal health. This game-changing solution comes in the form of hormone pellets, a cutting-edge delivery method that is rapidly gaining traction among healthcare professionals and patients alike. Traditionally, HRT has relied heavily on methods such as oral medications, creams, gels, and injections. While these options have proven effective for many, they often come with a set of challenges. Oral medications can be difficult to absorb consist ..read more
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Infusion Therapy a Better Way to Manage Autoimmune Disorders and Chronic Illnesses
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
There are more than 100 known autoimmune disorders and chronic illnesses that often require long-term management strategies to alleviate symptoms and improve a patient’s quality of life. Traditionally, many of these conditions have been treated with daily oral medications. However, advancements in medical treatments have introduced infusion therapy as an effective alternative. Infusion therapy involves administering medication directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous (IV) line, providing several benefits, including improved medication absorption, reduced frequency of administration ..read more
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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: A Call for Increased Awareness
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
By David Culbreth, Senior Transitions Specialist, Realtor, SRES Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that slowly erodes memory, thinking skills, and the ability to perform even the simplest of daily tasks. As the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s impacts millions of individuals worldwide, robbing them of their independence and altering the very core of who they are. Despite its prevalence, there remains a concerning lack of awareness and understanding surrounding this debilitating condition. It is time to shed light on Alzheimer’s and rally support for those impacted by ..read more
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Oral Appliances: A Solution for a Good Night’s Sleep
Central Florida Health and Wellness Magazine
by akoszo
2w ago
By Richard W. Rozensky, DDS, D.ABDSM Sleep apnea affects more than 25 million people in the United States. It is a progressive condition that interrupts breathing patterns throughout a person’s sleep. People who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) may have episodes of stopping breathing up to hundreds of times per night for 10 seconds or longer, and along with this disruption comes many adverse side effects and morbidities. What Is Sleep Apnea? The short answer is the airway collapses during sleep. It is a relatively common condition and is related to lifestyle and age. Once the sleep pa ..read more
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