How Can Acupuncture Help You?

Acupuncture is the practice of sticking hair fine needles into the body at various points in order to relieve symptoms or cure illnesses and diseases. It is a practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. When the needles are put into the body, they are said to work by realigning the yin, yang, and xi (or ki…

General Surgery 10 Tips to Ease Unna Boot Billing

Although the coding itself is straightforward there is only one Unna boot code this does not necessarily mean that reporting this service will be problem-free. An Unna boot is a medicated dressing that surgeons use to treat varicose leg ulcers, which may occur due to increased venous pressure from venous insufficiency or other outflow problems.…

Lymphedema Sleeve

Surgical or even pharmacological treatments for lymphedema are not as effective as the natural preventive measures. Infact although lymphedema is incurable, it can be treated rightly with natural remedies and care. Complete Decongestive Physical Therapy (CDP) is the best methods to treat patients who suffer from lymphedema. This treatment includes, bandaging, compression garments, exercises and…

How Does a Heart Attack Affect the Body?

A heart attack occurs when a blockage forms in the heart or in the arteries around the heart, resulting in restricted blood flow to a section of the heart muscle. When it occurs, the flow of blood must be restored a quickly as possible in order to avoid death of the tissue around the heart.…

Heart Attack Risk: Five Tests Your Doctor Should Do

If you want to learn your chances of suffering a heart attack, ask your doctor to draw blood for C-Reactive Protein (CRP), the good HDL and the bad LDL cholesterol, small low-density lipoprotein, Lp (a), homocysteine. He will also check your blood pressure. We used to think that heart attacks were caused primarily by plaques…

High Blood Cholesterol Candidate for Heart Attack

Cholesterol, a yellowish fatty substance, is one of the essential ingredients of the body. Although it is essential to life, it has a bad reputation, being a major villain in heart disease. Every person with a high blood cholesterol is regarded as a potential candidate for heart attack, a stroke or high blood pressure. Cholesterol…

What is atheroma (atherosclerosis)?

What is Cardiovascular disease?Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an abnormal function of the heart or blood vessels. It can increase the risk for heart attack, heart failure, stroke, cardiac rhythm problems, thus resulting in decreased quality of life and decreased life expectancy. When doctors use the term ‘Cardiovascular Disease’ they usually mean diseases of the heart…

Lung Nodules – Detection And Cure

Lung nodules, also medically referred to as pulmonary nodules are miniature, roundish growth that appear on the lung, that is usually about three centimeters or less in size. Lung nodules can be cancerous or can be caused by other serious diseases. Cancerous nodules are usually identified by rapid growth that quickly become masses. About 40…

Is There A Mesothelioma Cure?

Let’s see if we can determine whether or not there is a mesothelioma cure. In this day and age it can seem absurd that there are no cures for cancer let alone a mesothelioma cure. Mesothelioma is a cancer, and as such, there is no true “cure” for it yet. However, if the disease is…

Grow Taller With These New Methods

Have you ever wondered if there were a way in which you could naturally increase your height? Are you unhappy with your current height? Well if you no longer want to be short then you need to simply keep reading. There are many different things you can start doing at home which will help you…