Pain Management Via The Spine And Why You Need A Sober Driver Afterward

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Treating pain comes in many forms. For most, it starts with pills and massages. Sometimes it includes heat therapy, cold compresses, and topical creams and ointments. For a few, the pain they feel is so bad that nothing short of a spinal nerve block provides relief. If your doctor suggests spinal injections of nerve-blocking sedatives, you should know what is involved and why your doctor says you will need a sober driver after the procedure.

2 August 2019

Signs You May Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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When you are having gastrointestinal issues, you may think you just have a stomach bug or another acute issue. However, if those issues last for a while or they come back intermittently, you may have another issue going on. One such possible issue is irritable bowel syndrome (commonly referred to as IBS). Get to know some of the signs and symptoms of IBS. Then, you can better decide if you need to schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist for your digestive issues.

27 June 2019

Root Canals Don't Cause Health Issues: Three Myths

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A root canal is an oral health procedure that is intended to improve your overall oral health. A root canal is not a procedure that puts your health at risk. However, there are some myths out there that have led some people to believe that the procedure can actually increase their risk for a health concern. Make sure you know the facts. Cancer One of the oldest myths circulating around health concerns and root canals is the idea that the procedure somehow increases the risk of cancer.

22 May 2019

Considering A Vasectomy? 3 Myths, Debunked

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Whether you have no desire to father a child or you just do not want any more children in the future, a vasectomy can be a great option to consider. Recent reports have shown an estimated 50 million men across the world have had a vasectomy, making it a common form of sterilization. Even though it is common, most people do not fully understand the procedure. This guide will help you learn the truth about a few common vasectomy myths.

22 April 2019

Compounding Pharmacies Help Those With Epilepsy After Their Medications Are Taken Off The Market

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Epilepsy is a condition that can be quite painful and even dangerous. Thankfully, various medications help to minimize the danger of this disease in a variety of ways. However, these medications may be discontinued and put a person in a problematic position. Thankfully, compounding pharmacies can help. Why Drugs Are Discontinued The FDA approves different medications every year, and unfortunately, many of these medications are later taken off the market.

6 March 2019

The Benefits Of Fillers

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If you find you don't enjoy looking in the mirror these days as much as you used to enjoy it, then you may want to think about doing something about it. You can get dermal fillers to help you to feel better about yourself by taking charge of the situation in a positive manner. Here are some of the great benefits that you can expect to enjoy once you have fillers put in.

15 January 2019

Experiencing A Lot Of Chest Pain Lately? The Importance Of Having A Stress Test Performed

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Have you experienced chest pains quite often over the past few months? If you are worried about the extent of the pain you are experiencing and have some concerns, you should talk to your physician about the pain. The physician may recommend having a stress test performed to determine if there is something going on with your heart. Although not always the case, chest pains can signify a serious medical issue, such as coronary artery disease.

11 December 2018

5 Things To Know About Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy To Treat Tendon Injuries

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One way to treat tendon injuries is with PRP therapy.  With PRP therapy, your own venous blood is withdrawn from your body. The blood is then spun in a centrifuge and separated into the different parts. The platelet-rich plasma is separated out and is then injected back into the tendon or injury. #1 Drink Lots of Water Before you go in for platelet procedure, you should drink a lot of water.

27 October 2018

Tests Used To Diagnose Glaucoma

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If you have a history of glaucoma in your family, then it is wise to have your eyes checked often for the disease. Examinations can be completed by your optometrist or you may want to see a more experienced ophthalmologist if more advanced tests are suggested. There are a number of tests that are scheduled, so keep reading to learn about a few of them. Eye Pressure Test Eye pressure tests are the most common of the glaucoma tests and they are completed routinely by optometrists and ophthalmologists.

27 September 2018

Opioid Withdrawal Options Without Narcotics

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If a loved one is currently seeking treatment for an opioid addiction, then it is wise for them to visit a treatment center that is willing to provide a variety of choices when it comes to treating the disorder. While many physicians will try to use a variety of opioids in different strengths to limit withdrawal, this is not ideal for a lot of people. Thankfully, there are a number of treatments available that do not involve the use of opioids.

21 August 2018