It is tough to lose weight, especially for people who are already struggling with obesity. According to the NIH (National Institute of Health) More than 1 in 3 adults were considered to be overweight. More than 2 in 3 adults were considered to be overweight or have obesity. The FDA has approved several new weight-loss drugs in recent years but the best selling pill in America isn't one of them. The best selling one is phentermine. Phentermine is a generic drug that received it's approval from the FDA in 1959. Phentermine is marketed under many names Adipex, Fastin to name a few. Phentermine is relatively safe to help jump-start your diet if you are obese. It is also affordable in ...Read More

    What Are Grass Pollen Allergies? Grass pollen allergies are a common form of allergies to the pollen in grasses. It can cause a runny and/or stuffy nose, itchy and/or red eyes, coughing, and/or sneezing. As the name implies, grass pollen allergies are not caused by the grass itself, but rather by the invisible pollen that grasses release. When Are People Affected by Grass Pollen Allergies? Grass pollen allergies primarily strike during winter, spring, and early summer from January through July. What Can I Do? Get an allergy test. At Health Circle, we offer allergy tests so you can determine whether you have grass pollen allergies, or something else is to blame from your symptoms. Avoid grass pollen. Close windows and doors during winter, spring, and ...Read More

    South Florida seems to have only one season: Summer. Although the temperatures drop in winter, South Florida rarely, if ever, experiences snow or freezing temperatures. Unfortunately, this means South Florida's allergy season lasts much longer than it does elsewhere in the country. Accordingly to Michael Wein, M.D., a professor at Florida State University School of Medicine, there are 5 major pollen seasons in South Florida. They are: Oak and Pine Pollen: December - MayOther Tree Pollen: October - NovemberGrass Pollen: April - OctoberWeed Pollen: May - DecemberMinor Weed Pollen: March - July Allergy testing is the best way to determine what type of allergy you have. Make an appointment with Health Circle to get your allergies tested. Sources:

    On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M., Health Circle will be hosting a Beauty and Botox Party and you're invited! RSVP today by calling (954) 248-6810 Join us for our Beauty and Botox Party, which is being held before Valentine's day. Come in and get great discounts on Botox and all other beauty procedures. $14 per unit of Botox$10 per unit of Botox (29% off) 10% off all other beauty procedures (except Botox) No purchases necessary. RSVP today by calling (954) 248-6810

    Did you know that Botox and dermal fillers work for men as well as for women? It's true. In this new millennium it is just as important for men to look their best. Botox and dermal fillers help men look great by reducing fine lines and wrinkles that form as they get older. Men who use Botox and dermal fillers look younger and more refreshed. What are you waiting for? Give us a call at (954) 450-3550 and schedule your free consultation!

    Obesity is a serious problem in the United States. In 2014, 27.7% of Americans were obese, and that number is only growing. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index measured the obesity rates of every state and compared them. Here are the most obese and least obese states as of 2015: The Top 10 Most Obese States West Virginia (37.0%)Mississippi (35.5%)Delaware (33.8%)Arkansas (33.5%)Oklahoma (33.5%)Ohio (31.6%)Maine (31.5%)Michigan (31.5%)Kentucky (31.4%)South Carolina (31.4%) The Top 10 Least Obese States Hawaii (18.5%)Colorado (19.8%)Massachusetts (23.6%)New Mexico (23.7%)Nevada (23.9%)California (23.9%)Montana (24.1%)New Hampshire (24.3%)Utah (24.5%)New Jersey (24.7%) What About Florida? Florida is somewhere in the middle in terms of the percentage of obese people living in a state. As of 2015 26.5% of Florida residents are obese. This represents a 9.5% increase from 2008.

    CBD (Cannabidiol) is the primary chemical compound found in the hemp plant. CBD does not contain Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the psychoactive chemical ingredient in marijuana and will NOT make you "high". CBD oil is one of the 104 cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa plant. It is made by extracting CBD oil from the cannabis plant, then diluting with a carrier oil like coconut oil. Advantages of CBD as a medical treatment CBD will not get you "high"You cannot overdose on CBDIt may be purchased without a prescription CBD oil is available in multiple forms and may be swallowed, taken sublingual or vaped. Although there needs to be more research, CBD may prove to be an option for managing anxiety, insomnia ...Read More

    In 2016 Florida passed Amendment 2 to the Florida Constitution that legalizes medical marijuana. As a licensed medical doctor, Robert S. Tomchik, M.D. is eligible to prescribe marijuana to anyone that has a qualifying medical condition. (We are not a dispensary, and there is no marijuana at our location) Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana Amyotrophic lateral sclerosisCancerChronic painCrohn's diseaseEpilepsyGlaucomaHIV/AIDSMultiple sclerosisParkinson's diseasePost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Terminal illnessAny other medical condition of the same kind or class as those listed above If you have any of the above conditions you are eligible for treatment by medical marijuana. (Please note that anxiety is not a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana) Please call (954) 450-3550 for an appointment with Robert S. Tomchik, M.D. Make sure to ask if medical marijuana is right ...Read More