Treating the "other" cavity

by on 02/22/2017 - 11:18 am
Category: Health & Beauty

By Dr. David Gutman, Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists
Hemorrhoids can be like a toothache. The pain might not be extreme at first, but it’s still bothersome. You treat the toothache with something like Tylenol, hoping the problem will somehow magically heal itself. Once the medication wears off, the toothache is still there, only now the nerve is throbbing and pressure around the root is building. You can continue to try to mask the symptoms of a cavity, but a visit to the dentist is most assuredly in your future.
Hemorrhoids are kind of the same way.
The pain, itch and bleeding associated with a hemorrhoid might not be extreme at first, but it&rsquo ...

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Not your grandpa’s treatment

by on 02/20/2017 - 04:12 pm
Category: Health & Beauty

By Dr. David Gutman, Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists
Recently a patient visited my office who told me she’d been afraid. Afraid that treatment for her hemorrhoids would be painful and require a lengthy recovery. She recalled a family member who, years ago, had undergone surgery for hemorrhoids—and that it was a horrible experience.
Traditionally, surgery meant cutting hemorrhoids out, stitches and recovery times lasting four to six weeks at home in miserable pain. Bowel movements felt like razor blades in the rectum. Surprisingly, many doctors still turn to surgery as a solution.
Because I’ve specialized in the treatment of hemorrhoids for most of ...

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Natural support for gout

by on 02/17/2017 - 02:46 pm
Category: Health & Beauty

By Mike Ventresca-Owner, Vital Choice Healthstore
Summer is full of fun outdoor activities, cookouts and increased exercise. But if you are prone to painful gout attacks, summer can also mean an increased risk of an attack.
Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. Symptoms usually occur without warning and include intense joint pain, inflammation and redness lasting anywhere from days to weeks. It usually affects the big toe, but can occur in other parts of the body.
This painful condition is often diet related. The main culprit is an unhealthy build-up of uric acid that forms crystals in the joint tissue. Uric acid is a by-product of purine metabolism. ...

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The power of zero

by on 02/17/2017 - 11:17 am
Category: Smart Living

By Terry May, The May Group
Zero can be a powerful number, especially when it comes to creating wealth. In fact, zero is so powerful it can completely transform your retirement. Getting to a zero percent tax bracket when you retire means you’re paying the least amount of tax on your investments—and keeping more of your money.
At The May Group, we talk about three kinds of money: taxable, tax-deferred and tax-free.
When asked, everyone wants their money to be tax-free, but what they’re doing instead is investing in vehicles that are fully taxable. We know that taxes are going to go up. So while your money will never be worth more to you than i ...

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