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.
24 June 2021
There are times when you have an urgent medical condition but can't see your primary healthcare provider either due to your lack of time to create appointments or due to their unavailability. On such an occasion, you need to seek treatment at a walk-in clinic in your neighborhood. These healthcare centers are known as urgent care clinics. They don't handle life-threatening medical emergencies, but illnesses and injuries that require immediate attention.
25 May 2021
The success of your physical therapy treatment partially depends on how well you take care of yourself after your physical therapy sessions. Unfortunately, some patients make mistakes after sessions that detract from the success of treatment. The following are six mistakes you should avoid right after a physical therapy session. Not drinking enough water A physical therapy session can involve a good deal of exertion and make you sweat. This can make you dehydrated if you're not drinking enough water.
19 February 2021
A little pain is common in just about every competitive sport, and most teens are prepared for injuries and other health problems. However, a severe problem like a broken bone or surgery may require an athletic teen to get opioid painkillers. And when addiction develops in a teen while using these drugs, they may need addiction treatment to ensure that they don't ruin their health and shorten their lives. Opioid Addiction May Impact Teens
19 February 2021
If a patient has a heart attack, they are generally sent to a cardiac care center for ongoing observation and treatment. But what many people do not realize is that cardiac care centers are not just for heart attack patients. These specialized hospital units actually care for patients with a wide array of heart and circulatory system disorders, including the following. Unstable Angina Angina is a condition in which some of your heart muscle tissue does not get enough oxygen, typically because the arteries leading to your heart are partially blocked by plaque.
12 January 2021
When it comes to the flu shot, one of the most common things people worry about are the possible side effects. Here's a little reassurance: serious side effects are very rare. However, quite a few recipients of the shot do develop mild side effects, so it is important to know what those side effects are and what you can do to manage them. Common Side Effects of the Flu Shot