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2 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

When Bunion Surgery is Needed

When you have a bunion on your foot, trying to walk around comfortably can be a huge challenge. This is a common hereditary foot problem that occurs because of varying degrees of strength and weaknesses found in the feet and legs. Wearing shoes that are too tight can aggravate the condition or create it in Read More

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3 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

The Basics of Stem Cell Therapy

The field of medicine is rapidly changing, and new treatment methods are always being developed. A stem cell is a cell that can divide and become differentiated into another type of cell. Blood, muscle, bone, and nerves all have stem cells. In the past, only embryonic stem cells were used in research. Today, adult stem Read More

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4 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Three Types of Urological Reconstruction

The purpose of a reconstructive surgical procedure is to restore the appearance and primary functions of any aspect of the structures and organs within the urinary system. The results that you should expect to see from this surgery depend on a variety of factors, which mainly include overall health, the type of procedure that’s being Read More

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5 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Understanding Neurogenic Bladder

Being able to use the bathroom normally may be a physical capability that some people take for granted. However, people who suffer from neurogenic bladder often cannot control this bodily function. They must seek out medical treatment to ease or eliminate the symptoms and complications that can come with having a neurogenic bladder. What is Read More

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6 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Have You Considered Breast Reduction Surgery?

Some women with naturally large breasts may find that it keeps them from being able to do some of the things they love such as sports and dancing. Others might find the weight of their breasts to be painful. No matter what the reasons may be, below are some of the top reasons to consider Read More

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7 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

4 Tips For Minimizing Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injuries are one of the most common types of injuries that people sustain at home and while working. With much of the world turning to computer-based work, repetitive injuries are on the rise. Even though these types of injuries are occurring more often, there are proactive steps people can take in order to Read More

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8 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Medication After Your Surgery

It is common to experience pain after surgery. Part of preparing for surgery is knowing what to expect after the procedure. To manage pain and provide comfort, there are a few options your doctor might suggest. Pain Relievers For some patients, medications, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen are enough to make them comfortable. However, for Read More

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9 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Managing GERD Symptoms

Acid reflux is often regarded as a disorder of the digestive tract. However, severe forms of reflux, known as GERD, are often treated by ears, nose, and throat doctors. In fact, GERD common afflicts structures within the throat more severely than it does structures in the digestive tract. What is GERD? GERD stands for Gastroesophageal Read More

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10 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Signs of a Concussion in Children

Younger children who experience some type of head trauma are often unable to verbalize symptoms in the same way as older children and adults can. For concussions affecting younger children, including infants and toddlers, it’s important to look for non-verbal signs and symptoms. The most noticeable of these symptoms is the appearance of being “out Read More

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11 months ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Undescended Testicles in Newborn Boys

During the last few months of pregnancy, the testicles of soon-to-be-born males normally move lover into the abdomen and down to the pouch just below the penis, known as the scrotum. In some cases, one or both testicles will fail to move into place in the scrotum. When this happens, it’s referred to as an Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Minimally Invasive Hemorrhoid Treatment

Hemorrhoids are a very common condition in which the veins in the anus become swollen. Thankfully, this swelling is not dangerous, but it can cause many frightening, embarrassing and uncomfortable symptoms. Hemorrhoids can occur internally or externally. Rubber band ligation — also known as “hemorrhoid banding” — is one of several options available for the Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

4 Types of Sinus Surgery

Anything that blocks any of the sinus cavities can contribute to respiratory problems, facial pain, distracting sinus headaches, and other issues that can affect quality of life. If drainage pathways are being blocked by structural abnormalities, swollen or damaged tissue, problems with mucous membranes, nasal polyps, or tumors, surgery may be recommended. Severe symptoms related Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Stick to Your Routine by Exercising in a Group

Have you ever tried to start an exercise program, but found that you gave up too quickly because it’s simply hard to get yourself out the door to the gym? You may benefit from working out in a group instead of by yourself. Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University reviewed 18 previous studies that involved adults Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Get the Facts About Salivary Gland Tumors

Salivary gland cancers originate in the salivary glands. These glands are present in three major pairs and they are found below the jaw. There are smaller ones inside the cheeks and lips, in the throat and in the mouth. When tumors develop in these glands, they are usually in the parotid gland. In fact, about Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Dementia Risk Lowered By Support System

According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, visiting elderly friends and family members can improve their health. In fact, elderly people with a strong support system appear to be less likely to develop dementia. On the other hand, elderly people who are surrounded by negativity can actually suffer from an Read More

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1 year ago Posted in: Be Healthy

New Year’s Resolutions & Cancer Risk

If your New Year’s resolutions involve any kind of healthy lifestyle adjustments, you may find that the benefits are more long-term than more energy or a slimmer waistline. According to a new study performed by researchers at Cardiff University, taking on healthy changes (and sticking to them) can lower your risk of developing cancer in Read More

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