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Health & Wellness

Can You Trust Your Gut?

By Sunao Gilbert, MD, FAARFM, ABAARM Do all of your joints hurt? Does every movement cause you to experience pain? If so, you may have a leaky gut. Leaky gut occurs when the Gastrointestinal tract is inflamed, proteins and food particles then leak through the inflamed lining and cause an

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Renew Ketamine Infusion Therapy

The first time I heard of Ketamine was a few years ago from a friend in nursing school. Then again recently from another friend whose mother suffers from fibromyalgia as she began researching therapies to relieve chronic pain. A growing number of studies have found that Ketamine can be effective

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Dare to stay young!

By Sunao Gilbert, MD, FAARFM, ABAARM Do you ever wonder why a 70-year-old person may not look a day over 40? Conversely, we have all met the 40-year-old who sadly looks 70. We are pretty clear on how to age more rapidly than we should e.g., alcohol, tobacco, drugs, fast

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What to Consider when Choosing a Caregiver!

When considering a Care Giver, it is important to know the specific type of care you require; for example, Skilled Nursing or simple companionship or a person to assist with your Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as dressing, continence, eating, etc. Do you need a 24-hour live-in, full or

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It’s all about dem BONES!

There’s a common misconception that a high-protein diet is bad for bone health but nothing could be further from the truth! In fact, years of research show that getting plenty of protein is crucial for bone density – provided you get enough of a key mineral. Studies show that getting

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Costs for Medicare Drug Coverage

You would expect to pay a monthly premium for a Medicare drug plan right? And an annual name brand drug deductible (It can be no higher than $505 in 2023) that needs to be met is typical if you have a “stand-alone” Medicare drug plan. (Those who are enrolled in

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Graceful Aging with San Clemente Village

I think most folks grew up with the saying “it takes a village.” Though no one is entirely certain where the adage originated, many posit that it was noted in reference to either African communities or Indigenous ones. Wherever the origin, (and whatever age the adage refers to) the idea

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Thе Best Is Yet To Come When Retiring At Reata Glen

Voted Best in Orange County, Reata Glen Helps Rancho Mission Viejo Seniors Get More FromTheir Retirement Frank Sinatra couldn’t say it better himself: The best is yet to come. At least hundreds of seniors are finding this out after a move to Reata Glen. The South Orange County community is

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