Tips for Flying with Sinusitis

 

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While traveling by plane can be a real headache, traveling by plane with sinus problems can be torture.  People with sinusitis can have difficulty flying as it already adds to the pressure they are already experiencing on a daily basis. Their sinuses close up and may even find it hard to breathe properly.  Here are…

What is Pyogenic Granuloma and is it Dangerous?

 

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A type of skin growth that people may develop over time is pyogenic granuloma. They are most common on children or young adults, but they have been seen on patients of all ages. They are also associated with pregnant women. While their appearance may be startling as they grow, they are benign and may be…

Knee Sprain Treatments

 

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One of the most common sports injuries that people experience is a knee sprain.  It is a very general term used for pain around the knee caused by an unnatural movement.  New and experienced athletes often get hurt while exercising, but what exactly is damaged when you sprain your knee? There are four ligaments associated…

Acid Reflux and its Triggers

 

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Acid reflux is a very common ailment that people experience.  That burning sensation in your chest a while after eating makes you really wish you had made better choices when choosing your menu earlier in the day.  But what exactly is acid reflux, and what can you do to prevent it? Acid reflux, also known…

Botox for Masseter (Square Jaw) Reduction

 

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The masseter muscles in the jaw are the chewing muscles that allow for extreme pressure. They also help define the jawline, creating a wider or square appearance when they are over-exaggerated. For those with masseter hypertrophy, the jaw may be boxier than they may prefer, especially in women. The masseter muscles can also cause discomfort,…

What Are the Benefits of Cosmetic Canthoplasty Surgery?

 

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Do your eyelids droop, making you look sleepy or older even when you feel young and energetic? Or do you have abnormalities due to genetics or trauma that impact the appearance of your eyelids or the shape of your eye? In many types of eyelid issues, cosmetic canthoplasty can improve the look and shape of…

Using Fat Grafting for Facial Enhancements

 

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One of the factors that makes facial features look youthful is plumpness to the skin, cheeks and lips. As you get older, fat and volume are lost in the face, allowing skin to sag and the face to become more angular. Dermal fillers can temporarily add volume under the skin, but this procedure needs to…

Difference Between Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Kidney Dialysis

 

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The kidneys are the filtering organs for the body, removing toxins that can impact the respiratory, cardiovascular and other systems of the body. When kidney failure occurs, those toxins buildup in the body, causing serious health issues and ultimately can be fatal. Kidney dialysis offers a solution to remove the toxins when the kidneys can…

Dangers of Ignoring a Kneecap Tracking Disorder

 

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The patella or kneecap is an essential component of the knee joint, helping reduce the effort needed for extension of the knee and allowing for more force from the quadricep muscles in the thigh. The kneecap is held in place by tendons and ligaments, situated at the end of the femur or thigh bone. When…

Advantages of Endoscopic Spine Surgeries

 

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Many neck, back and spine conditions can be treated through surgery, but conventional open surgery can require extensive recovery time and risks. Advancements in medical techniques and technology have improved the options for spine surgeries, including endoscopic procedures with many benefits over traditional open-spine surgery. Using only a tiny incision and specialized imaging and instruments,…