VIOR Life & Aesthetics Blog

Diabetic neuropathy relief with medical cannabis

By Dr. Kendrick Heywood on April 20, 2017

Diabetes is a very common and growing widespread disease. Diabetes Type II is known as inuslin resistance diabetes. It is the result of chronic elevations of blood sugar and a decrease in the sensitivity of insulin released from the pancreas.

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Topics: Functional Medicine, Medical Marijuana

The Blood Test That Predicts Cardiovascular Death

By Dr. Brady on April 17, 2017

Even when everything else on your annual physical is "normal" this predictive blood marker for heart health is a must-have to predict your risk of premature death.

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Topics: Functional Medicine

6 Lifestyle Changes to Minimize Chronic Pain

By Dr. Brady on March 7, 2017

Chronic pain is ongoing, but oftentimes it is manageable  (if not curable). How you manage pain on a day-to-day basis can make a huge impact on your overall sense of well-being. Physical pain can impact your mental, emotional, spiritual and social health, causing a snowball effect.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Solution for the south florida opioid crisis?

By Dr. Kendrick Heywood on March 1, 2017

 It's no secret that South Florida has a not-so-shiny track record with opiod (over)use. The feds have tightened up policies and procedures resulting in "health" clinic and drug-ring busts. One article states an expected 800 people were to die from opiod overdose in 2016.

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Topics: Functional Medicine, Medical Marijuana

Florida Marijuana Dispensaries

By Dr. Brady on February 12, 2017

Florida is among the latest states to legalize the use and utilization of marijuana. Since the legalization, the market has continued to grow and attract thousands of users, doctors, farmers, researchers and even activists. 

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Topics: Medical Marijuana, dispensary

Headache treatment in Miami

By Dr. Brady on February 8, 2017

There is no such thing as a "normal" headache!
A headache is your body's way of letting you know that there is something wrong. There are many types of headaches. The first step in knowing what to do about your headache is to understand the various types:

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Topics: Chiropractic, NUCCA

7 Reasons to visit your local Miami chiropractor

By Dr. Brady on January 30, 2017

Many people think that chiropractors only treat patients who have been in a car accident or who have had some kind of sports injury.

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Topics: Chiropractic, NUCCA

Easing muscle spasms with medical marijuana

By Dr. Brady on January 23, 2017

Medical cannabis has been approved in the State of Florida recently for a host of different conditions, however since 2014 it has been legal for compassionate use under the "Compassionate Medical Cannabias Act of 2014". To determine if you qualify in Florida, please read our article here.

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Topics: Functional Medicine, Medical Marijuana

Multiple sclerosis and medical marijuana

By Dr. Kendrick Heywood on January 16, 2017

Multiple Sclerosis is inflammatory common immune medicated demyelinated disease which affects the central nervous system. The characteristic feature of MS is focal demyelinated plagues of the central nervous system. 

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Topics: Medical Marijuana