Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, plagues a large portion of Americans. Approximately 85 million individuals in the U.S. struggle with hypertension. The increase in recent decades likely comes as a result of the growth of the processed food industry, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
If a deteriorating hip joint or two is causing constant pain and threatening your ability to work, play and walk, a 2-lb. a piece of titanium and ceramic can change your life. While hip replacement in Louisiana is a major surgery with weeks of recovery, nearly 300,000 total hip replacements take place in the U.S. each year.
Research shows that the more and better informed people are about smoking, the higher their chance of quitting. At the moment it is estimated that over 1 billion people in the world smoke. That means 1 in 3 adults on the planet are smokers! Smoking ‘epidemic’ is likely to kill two out of three Australian […]
Muscle soreness is an inevitable side effect of strenuous exercise or activity, especially after you’re not used to using your muscles in such a capacity for long periods of time. Also known as “muscle fever,” muscle soreness is defined as a stiff pain occurring in your muscles that can last between one and three days […]
The spine is made up of bones (the vertebrae) and cushiony discs (spinal discs). The discs cushion the space between each vertebra, allowing the spine to move and bend freely without pain. These spinal discs are made of tissue and water, with the thicker, outside tissue protecting the softer inside tissue. When one of these […]
Achilles injuries are common, even among people with relatively sedentary lifestyles. The cause of Achilles tendonitis is wear and tear on the Achilles tendon, which can be caused by sports injuries, repetitive injuries such as standing on tiptoes, or even intensive movement while wearing high-heels. Certain existing conditions and medications can also increase the risk […]
Deciding whether or not it’s time to seek permanent birth control is a major life decision. Whereas men only have the option of a vasectomy for permanent sterilization, women can choose between a tubal ligation, a surgery that closes off a woman’s fallopian tubes, or a non-surgical permanent birth control procedure, like Essure in Scottsdale.
Maybe you’ve had a friend who’s had LASIK surgery. Or a relative. But, do you know what LASIK actually is? Do you know what it can treat? Do you know how it’s performed? Or what you can expect? Do you know if you’re a candidate? Let’s not wonder anymore, let’s learn some of the basics […]
Crooked teeth, overbite, or whatever your oral issue may be, clear braces are a great choice, but there are a few things to get straight first about Invisalign in Poway CA. We’re discussing the top 9 today.
The numerous procedures that are considered to be cosmetic dentistry in Michigan City offer benefits to your health and wellness that can improve not just your smile, but your overall wellbeing and lifestyle. Cosmetic dental treatments can make maintaining good oral hygiene easier, boost confidence and improve your social and professional life.