Recent studies confirm meditation is effective for relieving pain. Many conditions have shown to benefit from meditation techniques, including arthritis. Although it won’t fully cure the pain, it will decrease the severity of flare ups.
Recent studies suggest green tea may kill cancer cells. With this information, it’s hoped the tea can slow and even destroy the growth of cancer. If found to be fully effective, this could lower cancer mortality rates.
Thoracic bone spurs occur on the thoracic region of the spine. The symptoms these spurs produce are similar to those produced when the spurs occur on other areas of the spine; however, there a many treatment options available.
Nasal bone spurs develop within the nose and commonly cause headaches and migraines to occur. The pain may be triggered by environmental, health or hormonal changes. Bone spurs can be treated with surgery or non-surgical procedures.
Tibial bone spurs develop on the shin and can cause pain and threaten knee or ankle mobility. When this occurs, surgery may be needed to remove the bone spurs.
Injuries to the optic nerve can result from a number of factors. These injuries can be caused by direct or indirect contact to the optic nerve. In all cases, treatment is essential, because permanent vision loss can occur.
A hematoma can develop after surgery for numerous reasons. While most hemotomas resolve without treatment, some can cause serious complications. If severe hematomas are left untreated, death of tissue and infection can occur.
When undergoing surgery, there is always the risk nerve damage can occur. Nerve damage can occur from the use of anesthesia or from the surgical procedure itself. Nerve damage can range in severity and may require treatment.
Optic nerve atrophy occurs when the optic nerve becomes damaged and begins to deteriorate. As a result, vision becomes threatened, if the condition is untreated. Determining the underlying cause of the damage is essential for maintaining sight.
Thyroid nodules are rarely severe, but in some cases, they can be cancerous. Symptoms of the nodules generally do not occur, but if the nodules are large, symptoms and complications can be present.
Retinal necrosis is an eye infection caused by common viruses. This infection can threaten vision and needs to be treated promptly, because serious complications can occur.
The tubal ligation procedure is used as a permanent form of birth control by severing the fallopian tubes. This surgery is considered to be effective but there are certain risks and complications involved.
Healing from a colposcopy is relatively simple, but side effects of the procedure can be worse for some people. Learn how to make the recovery process shorter and simpler by following a few tips.
Back surgeries with bone spurs are very effective for relieving the symptoms associated with spinal bone spurs. While they are effective, there are complications that can occur.
Tubal ligation failure is rare but it can occur if unforeseen complications occur or the procedure wasn’t conducted properly. The risk of failure can be decreased with precautionary tips.
Infection control in the home care setting is a must for home care providers. There are many steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of infection to the home care provider and patient.
Spinal bone spurs are likely to occur as a person ages. These spurs often cause pain in the neck and back. Treatment of bone spurs is needed to relieve the pain.
The new federal guidelines for mammograms lower the frequency of mammograms for women with no breast cancer risk factors. Controversy surrounds the guidelines because many believe these guidelines may leave breast cancer undetected.
Side effects of stopping progesterone pills are generally mild; however, in some cases the side effects can be severe or persistent. Side effects can include breast tenderness and even an increased risk for cancer.
Bladder infections in the elderly are common as the bladder muscles begin to weaken and the immune system becomes suppressed. Treatment of bladder infections requires antibiotics.