Category: Health Care & Medical

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Types of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is something you must have heard about or undergone at some point in time. It is fairly popular amongst individuals of all ages and has been practiced for decades. What’s interesting is that despite being beneficial to people is so many ways, it still remains underrated. Physical Therapy is not just one word. It...

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How to Select a Safe And Trusted Private Hospital

Although a National Health Service (NHS) hospital can administer medical treatment in Northern Ireland, a private hospital is fast becoming the first choice of many patients. Just like when searching for a private dentist, it is important that a private hospital is very safe and can provide a high quality level of healthcare. Here’s what to...

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How To Recover From Arch Pain Naturally

Foot problems have grown by leaps and bounds during the last few years. According to a recent podiatry study, 19% of the population in U.S. has at least one major foot problem each year. Individuals are also getting prone to foot conditions at a much younger age. Among the most common undesirable foot conditions is arch...

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Finding the Best Eating Disorder Treatment for Your Needs

Once you’ve come to the realization you need help to move beyond your eating disorder self and attain your healthy self, the challenge becomes finding the right eating disorder treatment center to address your needs and help you accomplish the full recovery you seek. What It Means to Fully Recover from an Eating Disorder Before you...