Hello, my name is Gregory. When I was a young lad, I had to enter the health care world in an unexpected way. I developed a serious disease out of the blue that took doctors by surprise. I went through so many different testing procedures before my doctors could diagnose the rare disease. Everyone around me reeled as they tried to understand the purpose and process of the diagnostic tests. I hope to help others understand these important tests better through this website. Please come by often to learn all you need to know about medical diagnostics and working closely with health care professionals.
27 September 2016
Once reserved only for the most complicated birth, cesarean sections (or c-sections) are now becoming much more commonplace, with nearly one in three new mothers undergoing this procedure. While a c-section can provide some advantages over vaginal birth in certain situations, it can also pose some complications you may not have expected -- after all, moving (and sometimes even briefly removing) some of your digestive and reproductive organs is often necessary in order for the obstetrician to access your uterus, and these organs don't always go back quietly.
18 May 2016
If you hurt your back or recently had corrective orthopedic surgery because of an accident, your physician may have recommended a sports injury physical therapy program. A comprehensive rehabilitation program can help improve your range of motion, promote healing, and reduce your level of post-operative pain. Because you'll want to do everything possible in order reap the benefits of your prescribed physical therapy regimen, you should consider these three things that may sabotage your progress:
28 March 2016
If you've been told that you have the beginnings of cataracts, those cloudy clumps or yellowed proteins in the lens of the eye that can rob you of your vision, you may feel understandably frightened and depressed -- but don't panic. While a cataract diagnosis should be taken seriously, your visual future is much brighter than you may think. Here are some heartening thoughts to help you face your situation with a smile.
25 March 2016
When you are pregnant, going to countless doctor appointments and preparing for your new baby can take up a lot of your time. You have so many thoughts running through your head that you might neglect to properly take care of your teeth and gums. However, pregnancy makes you more susceptible to dental health problems, such as gum disease and tooth decay. These dental health issues can become serious if they aren not treated promptly.
25 March 2016
Dentures are an investment in your ability to eat and talk normally once complete tooth removal is required. Dentures that are made to personally fit your mouth are the best option for long-term comfort and durability. These types of dentures are likely to cost you about $4,000 to $8,000 for a full set. This means that you should do your best to make sure that you treat the dentures with care so you do not need to invest in a new set in the immediate future.