How Dangerous are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine Fibroids

How Dangerous are Uterine Fibroids? Home Blog An issue that many women face is Uterine Fibroids, which are tumors that develop inside the uterus or along the uterine wall.  These growths, which range in size, typically affect women during their childhood-bearing years up through menopause.  But are they dangerous?  They are usually non-cancerous, but they […]

Reasons to Undergo Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Reasons to Undergo Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Home Blog Knee Surgery is not something most people look forward to.  But thanks to new medical technology, it’s not as bad as you might think. Arthroscopic Surgery is the process of repairing bone or tissue using a scope attached with a camera and tiny surgical equipment, inserted into […]

Is Maxillofacial Surgery Safe?

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Is Maxillofacial Surgery Safe? Home Blog There are many reasons why having an operation on the face might be needed.  Maxillofacial surgery is the term used to refer to a variety of surgical procedures that repair facial fractures, correct bone defects, restore proper jaw function, and provide cosmetic improvement.  But is the surgery safe?  Like […]

When Do I Opt for a Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast Reduction Surgery

When Do I Opt for a Breast Reduction Surgery? Home Blog Mammoplasty—the medical name for a breast reduction surgery—is performed on thousands of women every year.  It basically involves the removal of excess tissue from under the breasts to decrease  their size and weight, and is usually done on an outpatient basis.  The procedure is […]

Are Women More Prone than Men to Urinary Tract Infections?

Are Women More Prone than Men to Urinary tract Infections

Are Women More Prone than Men to Urinary Tract Infections? Home Blog Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are not uncommon.   Many people, adults in particular, have felt the burning sensation, the urge to urinate frequently, and other unpleasant symptoms of a UTI at one time or another.  The fact is, though, that women are much more […]

When Does Psoriasis Start and What Does it Look Like?

When Does Psoriasis Start and What Does it Look

When Does Psoriasis Start and What Does it Look Like? Home Blog Most diseases of the skin are not life-threatening.  Yet they can be painful and embarrassing—Psoriasis is a perfect example. Psoriasis is a general term that applies to several types of dermatological conditions. In general, it refers to a discoloration of the skin that […]

How poor glucose control affects the immune system

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How poor glucose control affects the immune system Home Blog Managing glucose levels has almost become a world-wide pastime.  Every year, more people are diagnosed with diabetes, pre-diabetes, or other conditions require that we monitor our blood sugar levels.  When your glucose—the mechanism that turns food into fuel for your body—is chronically high, you may […]

Tummy tuck: complete guide you should know

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Tummy tuck: complete guide you should know Home Blog Time For a Tummy Tuck? We all like to look good, especially at the pool or at the beach. But sometimes because of events beyond our control, we may not feel as comfortable in a bathing suit as we once did.  Exercise helps, but sometimes it’s […]

Dietary Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones

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Dietary Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones Home Blog The kidneys are essential organs for our body since they perform functions beyond the urine production that we excrete daily. They are small organs (about 18 cm long) that regulate the body’s blood pressure, produce red blood cells, purify the blood and regulate the body’s fluids to […]

Careful diet essential to gastric sleeve surgery

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Careful diet essential to gastric sleeve surgery Home Blog Every year, thousands of people opt for gastric sleeve surgery in order to permanently lose weight. This procedure—which reduces the size of the stomach roughly to the shape of a banana—is an alternative to gastric bypass surgery, which sends food directly to the large intestine, thus […]