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.
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.
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.
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.