Category: Health Care & Medical

scoliosis

How Scoliosis Affected Patients Can Improve Their Quality Of Life

For those who are unaware, scoliosis is a condition in which there is a sideways curvature of the spine. It usually occurs when a child hits a growth spurt just before puberty. While the authentic causes behind scoliosis are still unknown, physicians classify it as both structural (idiopathic) and non-structural (functional). The National Scoliosis Foundation in...

intensive care

When Intensive Outpatient Rehab Program Is the Best Option

Substance abuse has reached critical levels in America, with people of all age groups, income brackets, ethnicities and demographics feeling the effects of drug abuse at some point in their lives. Because this is an issue that has dramatically increased in the past two decades, millennials are particularly aware of the potential damage drug abuse can...

ears

Say What? Identifying Signs of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can emerge slowly, or else come on suddenly. If you have difficulty following conversations involving more than two people, think that other people sound muffled or like they’re mumbling, have difficulty hearing in noisy situations, or have your TV or radio turned up to a high volume, you may need to have your hearing...

Effects of Abusing Anti-Anxiety Pills.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Sometimes in our life, all of us go through the different phases of anxiety and stress. Some causes are backed by the difficulties we face on the daily basis while others are classified on the basis of our previous experiences that doesn’t allow you to have the relaxed life. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the...

mri scanner

What Are MRI Scans And What Are They For?

MRI (Magnetic Resource Imaging) scans are one of the most widely used diagnostic radiology techniques in existence today. They use magnetism, radio waves and computers to produce images of a body’s internal structures. The technique goes back to 1952 when Herman Carr produced a one-dimensional MRI image for inclusion in his Harvard PhD thesis. Since then...

testosterone

Do I Have Low Testosterone ?

Have you been noticing certain changes in your life – perhaps experiencing a reduced sex drive, sexual dysfunction, depression or unwelcome changes to your physique? You may be thinking that these changes are simply a product of aging, but this is not necessarily so. It is possible that what you are experiencing may be the result...

vertigo

Understanding BPPV – The Most Common Cause of Vertigo

Individuals experience dizziness in numerous different forms. Some people consider it as a sense of dizziness or imbalance and feeling of light-headedness. Others might describe it as a feeling of room spinning or drunk. Even migraine headaches and seizures are often reported as dizziness. In all cases, it is vital that your doctor accurately determines the...

air mask

Mechanics Don’t Wear Masks, Despite Risk of Asbestos Exposure

It’s been well known for decades that brake linings in motor vehicles often contain asbestos, a carcinogen, yet most auto mechanics don’t take proper precautions. Brake linings are a friction material that helps control the movement of an automobile. When a vehicle’s brakes are engaged, the brake pad presses against a metal disc or drum attached...