Archive for September, 2016
If you are thinking about investing your time into a liposuction procedure as a part of your medical weight loss program, there are some things you know before you head to the doctors office. Here are 7 things to know before talking to your weight loss doctor.
What is liposuction?
In simple terms, a liposuction procedure removes excess fat under the skin by suction. It is meant for specific areas, as stomach liposuction will remove unwanted fat and help change the contours of your body.
Maintaining good health is necessary for a happy life. If you are still trying to figure out a form of insurance that suits your budget, you may want to seek out the nearest walk in clinic in the meantime so you’re not without care. Walk in clinics are prime resources for people of all shapes and sizes, providing basic care from medical tests, flu shots, check-ups and more. Likewise, urgent care centers are a necessary component for minor to moderate illnesses and injuries that would be too expensive to treat at a hospital. If you’re a little confused about the difference between all these different resources, read below for a crash course on healthcare in the United States.
How Many Clinics Are There?
The United States alone has over 6,800 urgen
RSD, which stands for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is a condition that causes pain, tenderness, and swelling of one extremity or another, along with sweating, flushing, discoloration, or shiny skin. Some other names for the condition include “complex regional pain syndrome,” “the shoulder-hand syndrome,” “causalgia,” and “Sudeck’s atrophy.
The causes of this syndrome are undetermined, but events can trigger outbreaks. Some common types of triggers are injuries, surgeries, heart disease, degenerative arthritis, strokes or other types of heart disease, shingles, and certain types of drugs.
Upon onset, there are a few things that can be done to ease the symptoms. Applying a cool pack can provide relief for the burning symptoms, and exercise can ease contractions. Prednisone can be u
There are any number of medical problems that can occur during the course of any given day. Accidents happen all around us all of the time. Children fall and hurt themselves, grandparents become ill, and people of every age come down with a sickness that needs immediate attention.
For many years, the emergency room was the only place you could go if you needed to see a doctor immediately. If your illness came upon you during your doctor’s off hours, what else was there to do but go to the ER? Now, medical urgent care is breaking new ground when it comes to emergency medical care. Not every urgent medical situation needs emergency care. Most simply need urgent medical care.
One of the many advantages of medical urgent care is the lack of wait time when compared to the emergency room of a regular hospital.
Drug and alcohol abuse is a huge problem nationwide, and hurts both the abuser and their loved ones. Professional drug rehabilitation centers have many locations, specializations, and levels and methods of treatment. Some of these centers are private, and some are government funded. When choosing a drug or alcohol rehab center, there are many things to take into account.
There are two sides to every argument in the private rehab vs public rehab debate, and both sides make valid points.
Eyes are far more than the windows to the soul. We need our eyes for most basic activities in life. If you’ve grown up with sight, you can’t get around without your eyes. Basic travel becomes impossible — until you’ve mastered doing it without sight, which can take quite a long time. For that matter, you won’t be able to cook as you did before without your sight; what if you need to handle something sharp? But putting the practical things aside, we enjoy things through our sight. We watch television shows and movies; we look at amazing artwork; we look at the people we love. Though failing or lost eyesight is not the end of the world, it does affect people deeply on a physical and emotional level. For this reason, we need to take eye disease seriously. Eye disease in insidious, o
You are at your doctor’s office and they have given you a pharmacy.us/-BLOG-ENTRY-SUBJECT–srk_BLOG_ENTRY_PREMIER/Interesting-Facts-about-Compounding-bek/” Title=”Outer banks pharmacies”>prescription. The number of options you have for where you can fill that will vary depending on the area in which you live but you will have to make one decision; should you go to a local, independent pharmacy or one of the national, chain pharmacies that are all over the nation.
- There are definite benefits and drawbacks to each. If you know you are going to be traveling, going to a national chain ma
Many of us are concerned about our health enough to take proactive steps to live better and healthier lives. As we get older, colon cancer looms large as a threat that we need to prevent or deal with if our attempts at prevention fail. It has been estimated that about 95,270 new cases of colon cancer and 39,220 new cases of rectal cancer will be discovered by the end of 2016, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, colorectal cancers are the most prevalent form of the disease in both men and women in the United States. A man has a lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer of 4.7% or one in 21. For women that rate is about 4.4% or one in 23. There are other factors that impact a person’s chances of developing this kind of cancer.
There is good news when it comes to preventing ca
The wheezing has started again.
After a few months of few physical signs, the mold symptoms are returning. The itchy and watery eyes. The scratchy throat. The constant cough. And now the wheezing. More than frustrating, you fear the long term health effects of working in an office that has both mold and mildew issues. The fact that you are not the only employee who suffers the mildew and mold symptoms is little comfort when the owners fail to take a serious approach to the problem.
Unfortunately, and in spite of its dangers, mold problems in many homes and workplaces are at dangerous levels. Even more unfortunate is the fact that the effort to prevent mold in a home or office can become more time consuming and expensive if the ini
Obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States. At least two thirds of American adults meet the criteria for being either overweight or obese. Nearly 5% of American adults are considered to be extremely obese. One of the problems is that far too many adults around the country do not get enough exercise. It has been estimated that only 20% of adults in America get the amount of activity recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As a consequence, more of us than ever suffer from heart disease, Diabetes and are at risk for having a stoke. All of these problems can be reduced by getting more exercise. Enter the PiYo program.