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Treating the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Once thought to be a largely imagined disease, since 1990 fibromyalgia has been recognized as a medical disorder. Symptoms can include sensitivity to pain, stiff, achy joints or bone pain, and fatigue. Other common markers of the syndrome are sleep disorders, migraines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Also seen with fibromyalgia are such disparate symptoms … Continued

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Are Probiotics Worth the Hype?

Not only are probiotics touted across the media, they’ve seemingly begun to crop up in just about every processed food on the market these days. But are they worth their growing reputation as a miracle health remedy? Both the family practice physicians and the internal medicine specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida are … Continued

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Is White-Coat Hypertension Dangerous?

Your family practice physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida will take your blood pressure reading at the beginning of every visit, because high blood pressure, or hypertension, has often been called “the silent killer”: It usually has no symptoms, and can trigger a host of health issues. High blood pressure can weaken blood … Continued

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Swimming Pool Infection On the Rise

In South Florida, swimming pools are as ubiquitous as sandals and sun hats, and this time of year, they’re pretty much in constant use. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about a persistent parasitic infection that has doubled in the past few years, and it’s specifically linked to … Continued

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High Temps Can Bring Danger

High Temps Can Bring Danger

South Florida has been experiencing record-high temperatures this season, which can bring dangerous health impacts. The two most serious are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Your primary care doctors and specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida always encourage our patients to exercise, because that’s one of the best ways to stay healthy. But … Continued

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