More than 90 percent of Americans experience an acute back injury some point in their lives, reports the American Family Physician. Read on to learn about what causes this painful condition and the treatment options that are available.
Vasotec, generically known as enalapril, is a medication to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure. By helping the blood vessels relax, Vasotec reduces the amount of work the heart does and lowers your blood pressure. Unfortunately, there is a link between Vasotec and pleural effusion.
Tightrope bunion surgery, also known as Mini-Tightrope Bunionectomy, is a medical procedure to correct painful foot deformities caused by bunions. Unlike traditional bunion surgery, the tightrope method uses a special binding technique that does not involve the removal of bone.
Learn about how medical professionals are using plastic surgery to treat pectus excavatum. The Nuss procedure and Ravitch procedure are commonly used to treat the sunken areas that develop in the chest caused by pectus excavatum.
Macular degeneration and cataracts are among the most common age-related vision problems. Macular degeneration refers to the deterioration of the retinal area of the eye, while cataracts cause cloudy lens. Some medical studies suggest a link between macular degeneration and cataract surgery.
Cataracts is a painless condition that causes cloudy eye lens and impaired vision. Learn what causes cataracts so you can take steps to prevent them.
Learn about the “silent thief of sight” known as glaucoma. While glaucoma is often referred to as a single medical condition, it is actually an umbrella term for several different types of glaucoma.