Back Pain

What Treatments Will A Pain Clinic Perform On My Back?

When your back is stiff, you will feel it in your upper back, lumbar area, neck and sometimes in your tailbone. Everyone will experience this type of pain and it can be many issues that will trigger this pain. Most of the time, the pain will go away after a day or two, maybe even a week later.But when the pain lingers or becomes more intense, it may be time to get medical attention. Most people will make schedule an appointment with their primary doctor first. He or she will examine the patient, ask questions, and take x-rays.Once they a determination where the pain is at and what is causing it, they will prescribe pain medications. However, when that isn't helping the patient any, their doctor may refer them to a pain clinic.The Goal: Find The ProblemBefore any doctor can heal an aching b

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Health and Fitness

Ozone Generator for Cleaning Fruits and Vegetables

These days, more and more people are consuming vegetables. It is essential to clean fruits and vegetables before consumption. And then cleaning is not enough, as fruits and vegetables contain a lot of chemicals and pesticides. They are not good for human health. Therefore, you may want to focus your attention on the safety aspect as well. For this purpose, you can invest in a good ozone generator. Let's find out more about these units.1. What is an Ozone Generator and how does it remove contaminants and pesticides?Basically, this type of device is made to generate foreign particles. Since Ozone is a powerful and safe disinfectant, it can destroy the biological form of different types of microorganisms. This is how they can make your fruits and vegetables safe for consumption.The problem is

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Dental Care

How Preventative Dentistry Can Help Treat Dental Fears

If you have been putting off seeing the dentist out of fear, you're not alone. In fact, many patients, both old and young are afraid of the dentist. There are many causes behind people's dental fears including unpleasant past experiences, the fear of their poor oral hygiene habits being found out, the fear of the dentist finding something wrong or the unpleasant smells and sounds. Adults can also dread the bill they may be hit with if they don't have good dental insurance and something bad is found.You may have heard from someone at one time or another to "face your fears" and that the more you do which is uncomfortable for you, the more likely you'll get use to it and it will no longer be scary. The same logic can be applied to visiting the dentist. The more frequently you visit the denti

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Diabetes

Diabetic Amyotrophy

Approximately one percent of people with diabetes develop diabetic amyotrophy. Also, referred to as proximal diabetic neuropathy, this is a type of peripheral nerve disease. It is a diabetes complication that affects the nerves, mostly affecting the thighs, buttocks, hips and lower legs. The symptoms that occur are the result of damage to these nerves in these areas of the body. While rare, all people with diabetes mellitus should know about diabetic amyotrophy, so that they can tell when it is time to see their doctor.CAUSES OF THIS TYPE OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY The majority of people who develop this condition have Type 2 diabetes and are over age 50. Men develop it more often than women. It is caused by nerve damage that can result from high blood sugar levels. Because of this, people wi

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Diabetes

How to Lose the Killer Fat Around Your Tummy

When you are diagnosed with diabetes, the first bit of advice you get from your doctor is: lose weight. Fact is... most diabetics carry too much belly fat.You have two kinds of fat around your waist... subcutaneous fat and visceral fat.Subcutaneous fat is fat that is located under the skin. It is visible fat and is usually soft and squishy, the reason it is often referred to as 'love handles' when it is around your waist. If you are not overweight and lead an active life, this kind of fat is not dangerous even if your tummy protrudes a little bit. It only becomes a problem if you become seriously overweight.Visceral fat is different. It is not so visible. This is because it is 'deep fat', ie lies within the abdominal wall where it surrounds organs and releases hormones (which is why it is

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Cosmetic Surgery

What’s the Recovery Time After Plastic Surgery?

Patients have different ways of tolerating pain after an operation and this is taken into consideration. According to some, pain is associated with an aching body part. To others, pain means great discomfort. After their operation, they are given appropriate medications, which help reduce pain and discomfort. Many facial cosmetic surgeries cause minimal discomfort after. Liposuction feels a little more uncomfortable while operations that involve elevation or muscle tightening like abdominoplasty cause discomfort equivalent to that of a cesarian section.How long does it take for patients to recuperate and when can they go back to their regular activities?The length of time needed to recover after plastic surgery is different since this depends on the procedure and patient who has undergone

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Diabetes

Diabetic Bracelets

Diabetes can affect all areas of your life, so it is important to consider your diabetes at all times. This includes letting medical personnel know that you are a diabetic. Diabetic bracelets are the easiest way to make it obvious that you are a diabetic. When people see your bracelet, they will know what type of diabetes you have so that any care provided can be tailored to this.WHY MEDICAL ALERT BRACELETS FOR DIABETICS ARE IMPORTANT All people with diabetes should have a diabetes medical alert bracelet. This tells first responders and other people that you are a diabetic to help to ensure the safest treatment possible during a medical emergency. Should you be unable to speak for yourself during an emergency, diabetic bracelets will tell those helping you what they need to know to provid

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Cosmetic Surgery

Sculpt & Define Abs Muscles Using Vaser Hi-Def Treatment

Everyone has a part of the body that they are unhappy with. When they don't see any major results when they've been working out at the gym, lots of overweight people can find it hard to keep themselves motivated. For the body-conscious, Vaser treatment can give a kick-start to help to make people try harder, as they might find it easier going to the gym when they are not so focused on their body hang-ups.The male body proportion is different from the female form. Fat tends to accumulate on the abdomen, contributing to a round, unhealthy-looking stomach which is often difficult to lose with healthy eating and exercise alone. Most men want a flat, athletic stomach and Vaser Lipo is a treatment that can make their underlying muscle visible.Even slim, fit men can have a pot belly, as fat tends

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Diabetes

What Is the Best Substitute for Sugar?

As every type 2 diabetic knows, our basic problem is having too much glucose (sugar) floating around in our bloodstreams rather than having it get into our muscle cells because the receptors in those cells are blocked with fat. This excess sugar will eventually damage the vital organs of our bodies... heart, kidneys, brain, feet and eyes... unless you can get rid of it.Addictive nature of sugarThere's no doubt that sugar is addictive.Doctors inject naloxone when a person has overdosed on heroin. This medication prevents the heroin from attaching to receptors in the brain and the patient usually recovers quickly.In controlled studies, researchers have offered volunteers sugary foods and have recorded how much they ate. Later, under the same conditions, they have given the same volunteers na

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Cosmetic Surgery

Restore Ageing Sagging Skin With PDO Thread Lift Treatment

If you feel that as you've grown older the skin on your face has become loose or that it's starting to sag, and you would like a tighter, fresher, more youthful look without having any invasive surgery, then you should really consider PDO thread lift treatment.When we age it causes the skin tissue to become thinner because the collagen and elastin fibres break down, and this results in sagging skin, creases, folds, lines and wrinkles. PDO threads are a non-surgical treatment which can restore the face and neck, giving it back a youthful shape. They can improve and reduce sagging loose skin, such as the jowls, cheeks, neck and drooping eyebrows.At a consultation the cosmetic doctor will discuss your needs and decide what sort of result you are looking for. They will decide which areas they

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