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.
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.
1 March 2016
Syndactyly, also called webbed fingers or conjoined fingers, is a congenital condition that can affect children. This condition is characterized by the presence of two or more fingers that are joined together. The fingers may be connected by only skin and soft tissues or the bones may be fused together. Here are five things parents need to know about syndactyly. What are the signs of syndactyly? If your child is born with syndactyly, you'll notice that some of their fingers are conjoined.
29 February 2016
The average cost of one dental implant is around $4,250; however, there are times they can cost much more than this. If you are missing quite a few teeth, or all of them, this could be a huge investment to make to restore your smile. Fortunately, there might be a cheaper way to replace all your teeth. This method involves using bridge-supported implants. Here are several things you may want to know about the difference between regular implants and bridge-supported implants.
29 February 2016
Skin tags are small growths of skin that typically do not pose any health risks; however, they can be unsightly and embarrassing to have, especially if they are located on your face. Getting rid of skin tags is something you can do at home, but if this does not work for you, visiting a dermatologist to have them professionally removed would also be a great solution. Here are some methods used to remove skin tags, whether at home or at the dermatologist's office.