When veins near the surface of the skin swell, they become more noticeable and this is a condition known as spider veins. If they've developed on your body, such as around the legs, here are some treatment tips to remember. Assess And Document Your Symptoms One of the first things you need to do after discovering you have spider veins is assess your symptoms. They can vary from person to person, which is why you want to document them in an objective manner to figure out the best treatment.
24 January 2023
For a person that has suffered the loss of a limb, investing in a medical prosthetic can be an important goal. Not surprisingly, this is one type of medical device that most people will have limited experience with until they need one. Check it out below. A Medical Prosthetic Can Substantially Restore A Person's Functionality In the past, prosthetics were relatively basic devices, but modern advances have revolutionized these tools. One example of this can be the use of materials that are both lighter and stronger.
24 January 2023
Why get medical spa services in the winter months? Even though full-body treatments (such as laser bikini line hair removal) aren't on your mind right now, take a look at some of the other popular procedures and the reasons to choose a mid-winter medical spa appointment. Chemical Peel A chemical peel is exactly what the name implies. This cosmetic procedure requires the use of chemicals to peel the outer layer or layers of skin away.
16 December 2022
Stem cell therapy involves the use of stem cells to treat or prevent a disease or condition. The stem cells can either be derived from the patient's own body or from a donor source. These stem cells are then administered through intravenous injection or surgical implantation. One potential benefit of stem cell therapy is its ability to regenerate and repair damaged tissue, potentially leading to improved function and healing. This article highlights how stem cell therapy works in knee pain treatment.
11 November 2022
If you're like most potential Lasik patients, you've been wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses for many years and have probably grown tired of the hassle and expense of maintaining and wearing them. You may have even thought about getting Lasik surgery to correct your vision once and for all. Here's all the information you need to weigh the pros and cons of Lasik surgery vs. eyeglasses. There are many factors to consider when deciding whether to get Lasik surgery or stick with eyeglasses, including:
3 October 2022
More and more people are turning to the Internet or digital media for their healthcare these days. Things were already trending in this direction even before COVID-19 happened, but the pandemic made virtual doctor appointments and the digital distribution of information more important than ever. Today, healthcare podcasts are growing in popularity. Here's a quick primer on why healthcare podcasts are popular with health professionals and how it could benefit you as a potential patient to tune in to one or more podcasts in the near future.
31 August 2022
Breast cancer is a common type of cancer, especially in women. Like any form of cancer, it has different stages, and catching breast cancer at an early stage is paramount for treatment. If you would like to know more about breast cancer treatment, keep reading. Stage I Stage I is the earliest stage of breast cancer, and during this time, the cancer is still small. It is contained within the breast, but it may have spread to the nearest lymph node.
29 June 2022
Toe pain might be a passing problem due to wearing tight shoes or getting a cut, but when the pain lingers or comes and goes, it's time to see a podiatrist for help. You might have a medical condition, such as arthritis, a toe condition, such as a bunion, an injury, a nerve problem, or a number of other causes that need medical help. Here are some suggestions for dealing with toe pain.
29 June 2022
If your senior loved one is exhibiting signs of dementia, it may be time to get them checked out. Dementia symptoms typically present in the form of confusion and memory loss. However, dementia symptoms can be attributed to other medical conditions that may need attention. If you think your loved one may be suffering from memory loss, but you aren't sure it is dementia, it could be one of the following reasons.
25 May 2022
When you begin to notice a loss of hearing, your first thought may be that you need hearing aids. Though this can be the result of hearing loss, there are other factors that could be contributing to your hearing issues. Here are some of the issues you may be experiencing and how your audiologist can help. Wax Impaction Ear wax is something your ears generate on a normal basis. There are several benefits to the wax when it is being created and maintained.
26 April 2022