Archive for April 1, 2014
Nearly half of all working Americans suffer from back pain every year, and it’s not just due to heavy lifting. Office workers can face back problems at the same rate, mostly due to inactivity and slouching in office chairs for long periods of time. If you visit a doctor’s office, you’re likely to be recommended a course of physical therapy and possibly pain medications to deal with your discomfort in the meantime.
But what happens when standard exercises simply aren’t enough to fix what’s wrong, and the back pain persists? In cases like that, you may become a candidate for spinal surgery — but make no mistake, that’s not a light diagnosis by any means. Modern surgeons today have two procedures they rely on to correct spinal issues and alleviate back pain: spinal fusion and artificial disc re
A new study from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is showing that more women are turning to breast lift procedures, mastopexy, rather than investing in breast implants. The ASPS study also confirms that lifts have outpaced implants two to one, and that since 2000, breast lift surgery has grown by 70%.
There are still plenty of women that cite reasons to get breast augmentation, such as aging, and post-breast feeding sagging, and implants are still considered the most popular cosmetic surgery in America. But women are increasingly electing to have breast lifts over implants because mastopexy utilizes their existing natural tissue to aid the lift, ti
Half of Americans believe that medical conspiracies are true, NPR reports. Up to 20% believe that the government asks us to vaccinate children knowing it will cause autism, and another 20% think they’re likely to get cancer from their cellphones. It is safe to say there is a lot of misinformation about healthcare and nutrition. Many Americans have difficulty picking apart what is and isn’t true. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most recent and popular healthcare tips on the web:
Collagen Anti Wrinkle Creams Or Supplements Improve Skin’s Firmness and Elasticity: True
With age, loose skin and wrinkles are inevitable. “Wrinkles are the result of a loss of collagen, the main structural protein of the skin. As you age, the body begins to produce less of it,