Monthly Archives: May 2015

Unlikely Treatments Help Patients Manage The Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s

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An estimated 5.2 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s, a disease that causes memory loss and mental deterioration, is on the rise. Similar conditions, ones that also cause cognitive decline, are also becoming more and more common. There is some good news, however. Thankfully, as the disease comes into the spotlight, we are also developing more ways to manage symptoms. Here are a few methods common in most skilled nursing care facilities:

Massage And Physical Therapy

Massage can “reduce episodes of wandering and other agitated behaviors associated with anxiety,” according to Moreover, it has also been shown to lower blood pressure, help patients sleep, ease pain and muscle tightness, and reduce sympto

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How to Find Urgent Care Centers in Your Area

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When you’re injured enough to need fast medical attention, but the injury isn’t severe enough for the emergency room, urgent care clinics can help. Rather than wait weeks for a doctor’s appointment, many people are turning to urgent care facilities to diagnose and treat their ailments. It can be a good idea to find urgent care clinics ahead of time, so you know where the closest locations in your area are.

There are many benefits of seeking urgent care, rather than waiting for an appointment. Here are a few main points to keep in mind the next time you’re grappling with where to go for medical attention.

Reduced Wait Times
It is estimated that around 80% of patients going to

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What Are the Differences Between Ovarian Cysts and Uterine Fibroids?

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People often confuse ovarian cysts with uterine fibroids, although the two are entirely different conditions. Here’s what you should know about these differences.

Ovarian Cysts.

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled cavities in the ovary that could potentially develop as part of the follicle, which forms monthly with the developing egg. These cysts are typically benign, though in rare cases they may be cancerous. Most of the time, ovarian cysts are asymptomatic, but they can sometimes cause women to feel pelvic pain, pelvic pressure, abdominal enlargement, or bowel or bladder issues.

Many women never need treatment for ovarian cysts, as their cysts are either asymptomatic, or may simply go away without medical intervention. However, doctors can also remove problematic cyst

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Three Reasons To Look Into Cryolipolysis Fat Freezing Procedures

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Here’s the thing: you can exercise every single day, and you can eat the healthiest foods on the planet without ever touching a cookie, but still have a few extra pounds of cellulite that won’t go away. Looking into a cellulite removal treatment doesn’t mean that you’re unhealthy or that you have no confidence in yourself — it simply means that you want your exterior self to reflect the confidence and dedication that your inner self possesses.

It might surprise you, but there are thousands — if not millions — of American adults who feel the exact same way, and this is exactly why so many cellulite removal

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Why You Should Consider Telemedicine

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The medical industry is constantly changing and evolving, and one of the more interesting emerging trends has been telemedicine. Telemedicine involves the use of HIPAA compliant video conferencing software for doctors and patients to meet and consult with one another, instead of meeting in person in an office. Many opponents of telemedicine scoff and say that it cannot possibly be as effective as traditional doctors’ appointments. Just like any other technological advancement, there are many benefits of telemedicine, but it has its drawbacks as well.

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