Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5K

Join us for the 4th annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5K for brain tumor awareness. Malo Health and Wellness and Malo Smiles are official Platinum Sponsors for the race. Details for the date, time and place are below. We hope to see you all there!

Alzheimer’s Awareness

This was our Alzheimer’s Awareness article from one of our past newsletters by our very own, Dr. Fawad Mian, M.D. Neurology 201 Route 17 North 11th Floor Rutherford, NJ 07070 973-928-3288 Alzheimer’s Awareness Do you or a loved one suffer from memory problems? It may be time to see a neurologist. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating condition that affects not
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Libido and Your Hormones

By Rouzebeh Sattari, MD Libido is a factor for many different things. While at times sex seems compelling and effortless, at other times there may be less interest. But if there is no interest for healthy adults, that is considered outside the norm. The reasons why may be many, but the results are the same. Less sex equals less sex.
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Healthy Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Green Beer a Tradition? Alternate a glass or two with another green drink—a smoothie with added kiwi or green grapes, kale or spinach, or other green vegetable drink. Love the Food- Go for the cabbage, but cook it light and quick by simple pan sautéing. Swap out some of the heavier/fattier version with a healthy choice; olive oil & sea
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Bothered by Droopy Puffy Eyes?

Laser Eyelid Surgery may be right for you… From the Office of Dr. Janet Neigel Heaviness of the upper lids that causes “hooding” and the “bags” under the eyes that give the look of tiredness can be easily corrected. The surgery to repair these conditions is called an Upper Lid Blepharoplasty and Lower Lid Blepharoplasty. On an Upper Lid Blepharoplasty,
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What is Dermaplaning?

From the Office of Dr. Janet Neigel Dermaplaning removes the outer most layers of dead skin cells leaving the skin immediately smooth, supple and vibrant. Dermaplaning (blading) is another non-traumatic method of skin rejuvenation. Dermaplaning is effective in smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles, evening skin tone and reducing acne scarring. Frequently Asked Questions How is Dermaplaning performed? The skin
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Dr. Janet Neigel

A specialist in Oculofacial plastic surgery, Dr. Neigel is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is a clinical associate professor of Ophthalmology at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Neigel has
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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Are Not a Waste of Money: Comments on a Widely-Publicized Editorial

On Dec. 17, there was widespread coverage in the news media of an editorial that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine under the title, “Enough is enough: stop wasting money on vitamin and mineral supplements.” The authors of the editorial concluded, “We believe that the case is closed — supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) mineral or
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Banishing Sugar

It’s hard not to like sugar. Our bodies are programmed to enjoy it and to seek it out because it gives us instant energy. But the downside is much worse than simply a low feeling after that ‘sugar high.’ It turns out that sugar is the real culprit behind diseases like cancer and many more. After numerous studies, some dating
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Winter Spine Health

It’s the classic phenomenon: Winter ice, snow, and shoveling cause a hefty rise in back and spine pain and injury. And if any winter could test the validity of this phenomenon, it is certainly the winter of 2014, thus far. There is no avoiding the risks of winter, but if you follow some basic rules, you can do a lot
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MALO Center for Ambulatory Surgery Improves Patient Safety Through AAAASF Accreditation

(Rutherford, NJ, 11/22/13) – MALO Center for Ambulatory Surgery (MALO ASC) in Rutherford, NJ has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), recognized nationally as the “Gold Standard” in accreditation. According to Joseph M. Testani, Chief Administrative Officer, “The benefits of AAASF certification offer MALO both the
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December – Get Party Perfect with Spa Treatment Special of the Month

Four Layer Facial and GentleWaves Light Treatment A luxurious European anti-aging facial followed by a collagen stimulating light treatment The Four Layer Facial is a luxurious European anti-aging facial that utilizes the rejuvenating properties of seaweed to help firm the skin. Each of the four layers serves a unique purpose to improve hydration, circulation, and skin tone, and achieve an
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Reiki and Acupressure

Give the gift or relaxation this holiday season, to yourself or others, with Reiki and acupressure services offered by Diane Harraka. Reiki is an ancient hands-on healing technique that is safe, gentle and non-intrusive practiced by MALO Health & Wellness specialist Diane Harraka. It consists of light, non-invasive touch with the experienced practitioner’s hands placed and held on a series
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10 Reasons Why Your Testosterone Is Low

by Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari Most people think testosterone deficiency only occurs in elderly males or the frail or smaller statured men. In fact, the truth is to the contrary. The men who come into my practice with testosterone deficiency usually present a myriad of symptoms, including fatigue, inability to concentrate, muscle weakness, and high cholesterol. It is less often that
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Diabetes, What Is It?

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin. With diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. Some people may refer to this type as insulin-dependent diabetes, juvenile diabetes, or early-onset diabetes. People usually develop type 1 diabetes before age 40, often in early
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Resetting Your Biological Clock: How to Slow the Aging Process

“Youth has no age”—Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) We all desire to live long and healthy lives; none of us want to deal with the declining health or chronic diseases commonly associated with aging. If given a choice, wouldn’t we all like to live full, active, healthy lives and when the time comes, make a quick, graceful exit rather than a long,
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Investing in Skin Care—The Benefits of Chemical Peels

Our MALO Health & Wellness skin care experts endorse chemical peels. Chemical peels have many benefits, the first one being the lessening of hyperpigmentation. Typically, dark spots will not clear up on their own, so consequently, they can create a dull complexion. A chemical peel penetrates deep enough within the skin to remove the layer of darker skin and even
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Vitamins—Which Ones and How Much?

Below is an article by Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari, who has 20 years of medical experience in preventative and alternative age management. He brings his expertise to MALO Health & Wellness as part of our unique Age Management Center. Although the clinical syndromes of vitamin deficiencies are unusual in western societies, it is common for Americans to have low enough levels
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Winter Skin Care

Most of us are used to hearing about summer skin care. During summer, we are urged to use copious amounts of sunscreen on those hot days with bright sun. Now come the winter months and we all seem to put away our skin cream. However at MALO Health & Wellness, our experts emphasize year round skin care. And while the
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month each November, the American Diabetes Association is raising awareness of this ever-growing disease. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation’s attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease. Here are just a few of the
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“Scare Away Skin Damage” with Dr. Janet Neigel

For the month of October, visit the Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery at MALO Health & Wellness, and receive two pampering treatments for only $99. Enjoy a Pumpkin exfoliating facial, and the popular, GentleWaves® treatment to stimulate collagen growth. You’ll be looking great and feeling great in no time. There is no better way to relax and unwind
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Want a Safe, Cheap Way to Reduce Musculoskeletal Pain? Try Vitamin D.

Eight out of ten people will have back pain in their lifetime. In many cases, such pain is chronic, lasting more than 3 months. If there is no evidence of injury, disease, or bone problems, such as a slipped disk, vitamin D may provide relief. New clinical research in a report from Pain Treatment Topics* found that Vitamin D might
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Older Men With Higher Testosterone Levels Lose Less Muscle Mass as They Age

Higher levels of testosterone have been associated with reduced loss of lean muscle mass in older men, especially in those also reporting weight loss. In these men, higher testosterone levels contributed to less loss of lower body strength and increased mobility of arms and legs. Loss of muscle mass and strength contribute to frailty and contribute to falls, mobility limitations
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Healthy Aging

September is ‘Healthy Aging’ month and the Age Management staff at MALO Health & Wellness would like to remind you that we are here to guide you through any questions or concerns you may have. While we cannot stop the aging process, we can guide our patients on the path to a long life of health and wellness. Below are
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Coming Soon: Nephrology

MALO Health & Wellness is thrilled to announce that we are adding Nephrology to our expansive and comprehensive slate of services. Nephrology deals with the treatment of kidney diseases, and can include such conditions as: Urine abnormalities Renal failure Kidney and bladder stones Various types of renal cancer Come to MALO to take care of all of your healthcare needs.

Tips for Preventing Injuries in Fall Sports

It’s that time of year again! Not only is it back to school, but it’s also back to sports. At MALO Health & Wellness, we acknowledge the importance of being properly prepared to participate in sports, especially with the added pressures of teammates, coaches, and parents. In any athletic participation, there is always risk of injury. Our goal is to
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Dr. Michael Schwarz

MALO Health & Wellness is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Michael Schwarz to our Internal Medicine department. New Jersey native, Dr. Schwarz is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Focusing on Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab, as well as weight loss and weight management, Dr. Schwarz has extensive expertise
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Dr. Michael Rieber

Dr. Michael Rieber is one of the top Orthopedists and Orthopedic Surgeons at MALO Health & Wellness. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and went on to complete his Residency at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Rieber is Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine, and is a leader in his field. Following the latest advancements in Orthopedics, Dr.
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Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari

A graduate of the University of Brussels, Belgium, Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari is board certified in Anesthesiology, and Alternative and Holistic Medicine with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Sattari is a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, is certified by the Age Management Group, and is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Age Management Medicine
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Coming Soon: Hyperbaric & Sleep Medicine

At MALO Health & Wellness, we have added Hyperbaric and Sleep Therapy to the extensive list of specialized services offered. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment that allows patients to breathe in 100% pure oxygen while inside a chamber under controlled atmospheric pressure. With injury to tissues, such as through non-healing wounds, burns, skin or bone infections, the
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