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.
3 March 2016
Dental implants are permanent tooth replacement options that involve the setting of a metal root in the jaw. The process requires a surgical procedure where a hole is created first and the root is twisted down into the opening. While most dental implants contain tapers that help to set the dental implant correctly, there will be quite a few openings and holes around the root that will need to fill in over time.
2 March 2016
As the second-leading cancer-related cause of death in the United States, colon cancer affects over 136,000 and kills over 50,000 people per year, says the Colon Cancer Alliance. While the disease usually affects those over the age of 50, it can strike at any time. While some types of colon cancer are hereditary, many times, the disease can be prevented through lifestyle changes and regular screenings. Learn what you can do to reduce the chance that you will develop colon cancer.
2 March 2016
Many people, when they start experiencing early signs of gum disease, can just improve their brushing and flossing routine and watch those symptoms subside within a week or two. But what should you do when you've been thoroughly brushing twice per day -- and going through reams of floss – yet your gums are still bleeding and swollen? You should certainly not ignore the issue, since gum disease can eventually lead to loose teeth and tooth loss.
2 March 2016
Chilblains, also known as pernio or perniosis, is a skin condition characterized by patches of itchy, discolored skin. These patches are associated with cold temperatures and poor circulation. Here are four things you need to know about chilblains. What are the signs of chilblains? Chilblains presents as painful red or purple lesions; these lesions are both swollen and itchy. The lesions form shortly after your skin is exposed to the cold.
1 March 2016
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that 40 million American adults suffer from some level of anxiety on a regular basis. If you are included in this figure and are have not yet sought help for your problems, now might be a good time to do so. Living with chronic anxiety is not only depressing, but it is a disorder that can lead to a variety of physical health problems.