Symptoms and Risks of Elevated Estrogen

 

Hormonal Therapy

Estrogen and other hormones have important functions in the body, especially for reproductive health. However, if these hormones become unbalanced, it can cause uncomfortable symptoms and put you at higher risk for diseases like breast cancer. Knowing the symptoms of elevated estrogen can help you identify this issue and seek treatment to improve your quality…

Basics About Pregnancy Anemia

 

Anemia while Pregnant

Many women experience anemia during pregnancy. While it is common, it can also be dangerous to the fetus and mother-to-be. Knowing the symptoms of anemia and how it is treated can help women stay healthy during pregnancy. What is Anemia? Anemia comes in over 400 forms, but all result in a lowered number of red…

What to Expect After a Facelift

 

Facelift Recovery

For combatting the normal signs of aging in the lower face, a facelift can offer excellent results. Facelifts address sagging in the lower cheeks, jowls and upper neck, elevating and tightening skin and tissue. When performed by a talented facial plastic surgeon, a facelift can help you look ten or more years younger. While there…

Quick and Discrete: The Rapid Neck Lift

 

Neck Lift

If you have a slight double chin or the beginnings of a turkey neck, you may be interested in plastic surgery to correct these issues before they become more pronounced. A sagging or fatty chin and neck can alter your facial profile and make you look years older. Many people delay plastic surgery due to…

Ear Reconstruction Using Rib Grafts

 

Ear Surgery

Deformed ears or ears that are damaged due to trauma can be reconstructed using advanced plastic surgery techniques. One of the most effective methods for ear reconstruction is using rib grafts. This technique uses cartilage from the patient’s own ribs to create a new ear. Forming a new ear can help improve the patient’s appearance…

What is Balloon Sinus Surgery?

 

Balloon Sinuplasty

Chronic sinusitis can be painful and disruptive to your life. If you have suffered from repeated sinus infections that cause headaches, breathing problems and sinus pain, there are options to help restore breathing and reduce the chance of infection. One of the preferred methods for treating chronic sinusitis is balloon sinus surgery or balloon sinuplasty,…

When Should You See a Dermatologist for a Rash?

 

Rash Treatment

When red, itchy bumps appear on your skin, it can be alarming, especially if you are not sure why. Rashes can be difficult to determine the cause as they can form for many reasons. While most rashes dissipate on their own or with a little help from over-the-counter medications, some could need medical care. Here…

PRP Therapy for Hair Loss

 

PRP Therapy

Hair loss can occur for various reasons in both men and women. Genetics, medical conditions, hormones and other factors can all cause hair follicles to stop producing hair. Receding hairlines, thinning hair and bald patches can have an impact on appearance and self-confidence. While hair transplant surgery is an option, there are less invasive, innovative…

Risk Factors for Varicose Veins

 

Risks of Varicose Veins

Pronounced, enlarged veins in the legs and feet are a common occurrence. Varicose veins occur in up to 30% of people and anyone can be affected with these large veins. This condition occurs when the valves in the vein are not working properly, allowing the blood to backflow or pool, stretching and twisting the vein.…

Get a 2nd Opinion with Remote Radiology Readings

 

Second Opinion

When you have a injury, often x-rays or MRIs are taken to view the injury area. These images can show possible issues related to the injury when interpreted by a physician. However, it is not uncommon for two different physicians to have opposing opinions on the same image. Getting a second opinion or diagnosis is…