What You Need to Know About Colon Polyps

 

Colon Polyps

One of the earliest indicators of risk for colon cancer is polyps. Many colon polyps are considered pre-cancerous growths that can lead to this dangerous disease. Understanding what colon polyps are and what you can do to prevent them is important to protecting your health. What Is a Colon Polyp? Polyps are growths of mutated…

Non-Surgical Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries

 

Sports Injury

The tendons that surround the shoulder joint and allow the large range of movement are referred to as the rotator cuff. When these tendons are injured, it can cause extreme pain and limit mobility of the shoulder and arm. Severe rotator cuff injuries can require surgery. However, if there are partial tears or strain of…

Is Hormonal Imbalance Slowing Your Metabolism?

 

Alternative Medicine

Many factors affect whether you gain or lose weight. Anyone who has struggled with maintaining a healthy weight knows it is difficult to lose fat. When diet and exercise are not effective in maintaining your weight, there may be an issue with your metabolism. One factor that can be responsible is hormonal imbalance, an issue…

Symptoms Associated with a Herniated Disc

 

Back Pain

The spinal discs provide cushion between the vertebrae, protecting the bone and nerves in the spine. When a disc is damaged, it can move or change shape, pressing on nerves and impacting mobility. A herniated disc can be caused by injury, but also can occur from aging and degenerative disease. Damaged spinal discs are more…

Surgical Repair for Droopy Eyes

 

Eyelid Surgery

When the upper eyelid does not open completely, the eyes look tired. Just a tiny droop can change the overall appearance of the eyes and face. A droopy eyelid is a condition called ptosis, which can be caused by ruptured tendons in the eyelid (acquired ptosis) or it can be congenital. Not only can this…

Can Physical Therapy Help with Whiplash?

 

Neck Pain

One of the most common neck injuries in auto accidents and falls is whiplash. The term refers to a strain of the muscles and ligaments in the neck from a sudden jerking motion. Many times, whiplash symptoms can improve over time with rest but in more severe cases can cause pain and discomfort for months…

Juvederm: Volbella vs Vollure XC

 

Juvederm

Facial fillers can have incredible results when used to enhance aging skin or lips. Two of the most popular products available include Juvéderm Volbella® and Juvéderm Vollure®. Both use the Juvederm hyaluronic acid gel that is highly desirable for creating natural, beautiful results. But which one of these products is the best option for achieving…

What Is Turbinate Reduction Surgery?

 

Inside the nasal walls are tissue formations that are called turbinates, ridges that warm and moisturize air as it passes through the nasal passage. When turbinates become enlarged, referred to as turbinate hypertrophy, they can cause nasal blockages that restrict air flow. When medication is not effective in reducing turbinate size, turbinate reduction surgery may…

What Can You Do For Contact Dermatitis?

 

Rash

Almost everyone has experienced a rash at some point in their life. Dry, red and itchy skin, often accompanied by bumps, is the tell-tale sign of a rash. There are many causes of rashes, including contact dermatitis. If you suffer from consistent rashes, you may have contact dermatitis. What Is Contact Dermatitis? As the name…

Hydrothermal Ablation for Excessive Menstrual Bleeding

 

Talk to your Doctor

For women that have excessive menstrual bleeding, life can be frustrating and inconvenient. When visits to an OB/GYN do not reveal any cancer or other illness causing the bleeding, there are a few different options for treatment. Oral contraceptives or an IUD may be recommended, but these are not always a good option or effective…