Code by Type of Stone Removal To Ensure Correct Payment

When a patient has more than one stone in one kidney (multiple stones), or stones in both kidneys or ureters (bilateral stones), the urologist can gain more reimbursement and avoid fraud by coding based on the type of removal performed. Different types of stone removals are outlined below with the correct coding solutions. Removal by…

What is Emetophobia?

I wanted to take the time to answer what is emetophobia? Most people haven’t heard of this because only a small minority of people actually suffer from this. It is something that has been growing more common though. If you’re unfamiliar, it is a person that has an irrational fear of vomiting. It may not…

Food Allergies & Food Poisoning

Many of the symptoms caused by allergies are also similar to food poisoning. This is especially true of stomach upset, diarrhea, and unpleasant side-effects along those lines (see gluten allergy symptoms for some specific examples). With the possibility of having identical symptoms, how do you know if you really have allergies, or if you are…

Treatment/cure for Varicose Ulcers

Varicose Ulcers If you have poor circulation in your legs, which becomes more likely as you grow older, the blood flow through the lower parts of your body, especially your calves and ankles, becomes sluggish. You may already have varicose veins . In addition, any small injury or crack that appears in the skin is…

Acidity (Amlapitta) and Best of Ayurveda

“Acidity” refers to a set of symptoms caused by an imbalance between the acid secreting mechanism of the stomach and proximal intestine and the protective mechanisms that ensure their safety. The stomach normally secretes acid that is essential in the digestive process. This acid helps in breaking down the food during digestion. When there is…

Best Ayurvedic and Herbal Treatment for Gastritis

Gastritis is a common name for all kinds of inflammation of the inner lining of the stomach, which is known as the mucosa. It is characterized by severe stomach ailments like cramps in the stomach, diarrhea and constipation and even blood with the stools. In Ayurveda, gastritis is known as Urdhavaga Amalapitta. It is caused…

Heart Disease: America's leading Cause of Death – An "Equal Opportunity" Illness by Lawrence Broxmeyer MD

Inflammation plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis, especially in acute coronary syndromes such as happen with a heart attack. And it was the very inability of ‘established’ risk factors such as high blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), high blood pressure (hypertension) and smoking to fully explain the incidence of cardiovascular disease that has resulted in historically repeated…

Edema info

Edema is a general term for excess fluid build-up in a specific area of the body, multiple areas of the body, or throughout the body (generalized edema or anasarca). Edema can be temporary or permanent depending on its cause. Edema occurs when there is an imbalance, specifically an excess, of body fluid moving between the…

Coenzyme Q10 – A Proven Stroke Treatment in 3 Pills

Coenzyme Q10 – A Proven Stroke Treatment in 3 Pills. ——————————————————————————– There are 3 unrefuted scientific treatments that aid stroke recovery. Coenzyme Q10 Rehabilitation Time ——————————————————————————– Coenzyme Q10 helps stroke victims recover. “We report an unexpected favorable recovery from a complicated cerebral hemorrhage that is consistent with the remarkable results obtained for animal models of…

Information on Heart Disease

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, includes a number of conditions affecting the heart: congestive heart failure, congenital heart disease, and heart attack, among others. If you don’t know the symptoms, you could be at risk and not even know it. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in…

Tuberculosis is a Contagious Disease

Tuberculosis is a germ infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis which generally affects the lungs, but it can also affect kidneys, lymph nodes, spine, intestinal tract and brain. Tuberculosis is spreading by air, if an infected person coughs sneezes or shouts, the germs spreading into the air. By inhaling them other people get infected. After the…

The US Economy Strength

The US economy strength has taken a beating lately due to the financial strain posed by shaky financial markets and the existence of troubled assets across many companies. In fact, the weight of these troubles continues to plague established financial institutions to such a degree that it might be quite a while before the tide…