Awareness for Women’s Heart Health has Changed Over the Years

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Heart disease is commonly misrepresented as only a man’s disease. But over the last few years, more understanding has been gained about women and heart disease. In fact, statistics show that women die from heart disease at the same rate as men each year. However, because it has been traditionally considered a disease which mostly affects men,

Reasons You Might Need a Gastroenterologist

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Digestive problems often go ignored – written off as a meal not agreeing with your stomach or as the stomach bug that’s been going around. However, digestive issues can be symptoms of a bigger health problem, so there are cases when you should talk to your doctor instead of ignoring your discomfort. Your doctor will

7 Things You May Not Know a Physical Therapist Treats

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Physical therapists play a crucial role in health care. Their services and expertise can be extremely effective in preventing injuries, strengthening muscles, and helping someone recover from a surgery or injury. Physical therapists can be helpful for a wide variety of needs.  Many people don’t realize all the things that physical therapists treat. We’ve compiled

Advantages of Telemedicine

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Telemedicine allows doctors and patients to connect through the use of telecommunication. Through this technology, doctors are able to care, and even diagnose, patients at a distance. Telemedicine often uses technologies like audio and video calls. Doctors can send patients images and test results electronically. Here are some of the services a doctor may offer

All You Need to Know About Dialysis

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If you have kidneys that aren’t functioning properly, your doctor may have recommended dialysis. But there are several reasons people need dialysis, and there are a few different kinds of dialysis. It can be confusing to understand what kind of dialysis is right for you and why. What is dialysis? Dialysis is an artificial way

Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder

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Sleep disorders are fairly common; one in three Americans experience the symptoms of a sleep disorder in their lifetime. Both children and adults can suffer from sleep disorders. Lack of sleep due to sleep disorders can have negative repercussions on other aspects of a person’s health. Someone with a sleep disorder is more likely to develop other

What is Joint Replacement Surgery?

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Our joints are meant to protect our bones from rubbing together when they move. Sometimes joint cartilage becomes worn down or damaged due to injury or disease. When this happens, the bones can’t move smoothly, which often results in pain, swelling, and immobility. Treatment If joint problems like this are left untreated, they can become debilitating.  Often,

Tips for Adjusting to Life After Knee Replacement Surgery

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Knee replacement surgery is often necessary in order to allow a person to continue living a healthy, active, pain-free life. Along with a new knee, comes some lifestyle changes and adjustments. Below, we will discuss some of the things you can expect post-knee surgery, and what you can do to make sure you are living your healthiest

Activities to Avoid After a Concussion

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A concussion is a kind of traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain hits into the inside of the skull. Student-athletes are more likely than others to get a concussion because of the sports they participate in, but anyone can get a concussion if there is any kind of trauma to the head. Some