When it comes to men's health, your primary care physician can provide many of the essential services you need. However, you may find that you need to see a urologist for more specialized care. If you aren't sure whether or not you need to see a urologist, here are a few things to keep in mind. Abnormal Prostate Exam Your primary care physician may perform regular prostate exams as part of your regular checkups.
4 September 2017
If you have a bad knee that is constantly bothering you, limiting your mobility and leaving you with pain, your doctor might recommend knee surgery. Knee surgery is often the best option for knee problems; however, there are things you can try before choosing surgery that may help relieve some of the pain and improve your mobility. Here are several options you may want to try before you agree to surgery.
18 August 2017
If you have recently had a heart attack, there is a good chance that you are more than a bit uncertain as to what will happen in the future. For instance, you might be aware that you are often at a higher risk of another heart attack and it's essential now to begin making decisions that will impact the quality and length of the rest of your life. As a result, it's best to be aware of the following information, given that more than 200,000 women die every year as the result of heart attacks, and many of those deaths could have been prevented.
1 August 2017
An estimated 100 million people in the United States of America currently live with chronic pain. In most cases, these individuals will take prescription medications to manage their pain. Although effective in some instances, painkillers have side effects that are dangerous and addicting. If you are currently living with chronic pain and prefer a safer, non-toxic treatment option, consider the benefits of chiropractic care. Here are a few things to know before your first visit to the chiropractor.
11 January 2017
A medical interpreter is an interpreter that specializes in medical terminology, allowing him or her to effectively communicate with patients who do not speak English that are going to the hospital or other medical facility. The people who are going to a hospital tend to need to get a lot of important information from their doctors It can be very frustrating for them if they do not understand what the doctor is saying.
29 December 2016
If you play any kind of contact sport, the risk of tearing a ligament in your knee is always present. Although most ligament tears don't require surgery, they do require that you engage in rehabilitation before your knee is capable of handling the workload placed on it during a game or match. Here are three areas to focus on as your ligament begins to heal if you want to reduce your downtime.
16 December 2016
Sight is arguably the most important sense the human body has, and for anyone who has been blessed with vision from birth, the thought of losing it is terrifying. Glaucoma is caused by increasing pressure on the optic nerve. It is a progressive disease, and unfortunately, it is not reversible. Because it is the second leading cause of blindness, after macular degeneration, scientists are, of course, busy working on a cure.
30 November 2016