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FUT Hair Transplant Timeline – What to Expect From Start to Finish

OK – You’ve made the decision. You’ve done your homework and due-diligence. You’ve researched your options, talked to friends who have had similar hair transplant procedures, conferred with a number of local doctors, and chose one. You went in for a consultation, discussed your current health status, your expectations for hair restoration surgery, your financial…

The Difference Between Benign and Malignant Lung Cancer

Whether a patient’s lung cancer is diagnosed as being benign or malignant; can have a large bearing on the prognosis (life expectancy) and treatment options for that person. Although both conditions can be potentially life-threatening to a lung cancer sufferer – both are medical terms that must be fully understood (for the consequences involved) by…

Identifying Pneumonia Symptoms in Cats

Pneumonia is a condition where the lungs are affected either due to inflammation or infection. Cats are also prone to pneumonia like humans and when not identified and treated at the right time it can end in death too. This is why it is very importance to identify the symptoms of pneumonia in cats at…

Should I Consult a Doctor If I Have a Cold?

A cold can make a person thoroughly miserable. What's worse than having a stuffy head and drippy nose, along with perhaps a cough, headache, or sore throat? Lots of things of course, but when you're suffering from a cold it's hard to think about those worse off. All you want is relief, and fast. Should…

Back Pain Basics – Four Common Reasons For Your Pain

There are four common types of back pain: pain that increases with flexion (bending forward), pain that increases with extension (leaning backwards), radiating, shooting, or burning pain, and finally, muscular aches. Pain that increases with flexion, such as bending forward to touch your toes, is usually the result of a herniated or bulging disc. Flexing…

Common Misconceptions Surrounding Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a well-known reality to the families and friends of those who have it. To many of the rest of us, sadly, it has received little consideration. Because cerebral palsy (aka CP) is rarely just one thing, many misconceptions about it has persisted for decades. Here are 4 common misconceptions-myths, if you will-about…

Paralysis and Hemiplegic Migraine

Those who think of migraine as "just a bad headache" may be surprised to hear about hemiplegic migraine, a type of migraine that can involve weakness or even paralysis on one side of the body. But those familiar with migraine know that it's much more than a headache. In fact, it's often not a headache…

Flush Gallstones – 5 Tips to Flush Gallstones at Home

Thousands of gallstone sufferers each year are passing their gallstones with a safe, simple gallbladder flush. Yet millions of other people get their gallbladder removed without knowing about this simple flush. What should you do? If you have gallstones right now, it would be a good idea to read this article – you might save…

What Are the Sources of Back Pain?

Evaluating low back pain in patients can be extremely difficult. Thankfully, 90% of acute back pain resolves within three months no matter what the treatment. However, if appropriate pain management treatment is instituted pain relief can potentially be achieved sooner rather than later. Statistics show that over 30% of the time, medical providers can not…

Middle Back Pain On Right Side – What To Do?

Backache is a common problem, and middle back pain right side is one of many different types of back problems that can be experienced. The location of the pain is an important factor in helping to determine just what might be causing the problem, and if you are experiencing discomfort towards the right side of…

Natural Sore Throat Remedies

A sore throat is a condition which could be a symptom of many health disorders. Generally, infections cause the majority of sore throats and are contagious. Infections are caused either by viruses such as the flu, the common cold, mononucleosis, or by bacteria such as strep, or hemophilus. While bacteria do respond to antibiotic treatments,…