Medical Treatment

Hernia repair surgery

A hernia is a condition where the inner layers of the abdominal wall become so weak that the lining of the abdomen bulges out into a small sac. There are different kinds of hernias which can include those found in the groin area. These kinds of hernias are called inguinal hernias. A hernia in the […]

Colonoscopy side effects

A colonoscopy is one of those necessary evils in life. While certainly not the most comfortable or inviting procedure, a colonoscopy can detect inflamed tissue(s), abnormal growths, and ulcers. With all types of medical procedures, no matter how invasive, there are risks of side effects. Don’t look at these potential side effects and blame them […]

Bunion surgery

Usually bunions are treatable without the need of surgery but sometimes bunion surgery is necessary if the nonsurgical treatment methods are not effective enough. By getting bunion surgery for you bunions you can help eliminate the constant pain associated with the condition and fix various foot deformities that relate to the condition. If you have […]

Laparoscopic surgery

There was a time not too long ago when surgery meant that your body would undergo a major physical disruption. This was a time when your skin would be cut open in whatever area the surgery had to take place and you would require a large number of stitches and a great period of recovery […]

Endometrial ablation

For many years, at least in the so-called “enlightened” Western World, any problems that women experienced with their menstrual cycle, childbirth, menopause or other reproductive processes was termed “female trouble” and left at that. Needless to say, there are plenty of kinds of “female trouble” and some of them are very serious. For example, some […]

Ulcerative colitis surgery

The term ulcerative colitis means a disease that occurs in the colon where the inner linings of the mucus-coated colon become irritated. This results in the formation of ulcers. The patient will then suffer from gas, swelling and a frequent urge to go to the bathroom where very bloody and soggy stool will be excreted. […]

Traumatic brain injury treatment

Tens of millions of individuals from all across the globe are affected each year by traumatic brain injuries, making everyday activities difficult to undertake and complete. Since the brain controls every aspect of our bodies it is understandable that traumatic brain injury can manifest itself with a plethora of symptoms and disorders that range from […]

Side effects of radiation treatment

Radiation therapy affects the tissues of the human body in many different ways. The radiation affects actively dividing cells much more intensely than the cells which are not. While this is an intended effect when dealing with problems such as tumors, it can also give rise to a number of unwanted side-effects, notably in the […]

Sinus surgery

Sinus surgery is performed in order to remove damaged or diseased tissue and create pathways to reroute infected material out of the sinus cavities and into drainage. While for many years this required an invasive surgery, today it is typically performed using endoscopic techniques, giving greater precision and accuracy for routing alternative routes. This minimizes, […]

Shin splints treatment

Shin splints are a painful condition that is not uncommon amongst sports men and women. Medically known as ‘medial tribal stress syndrome’ this is a very painful and slow to heal condition that any sports professional dreads. Realistically the best shin splints treatment is rest. Unfortunately for those that are into sports this could be […]

Fistula surgery

An abnormal passageway or tunnel in the body that connects two cavities is called a fistula. It may also be a one way fistula that that opens from a body cavity to the outside skin. Most often fistulas occur in and around the anus and the genitals. Sometimes fistula surgery is required to close a […]

Cochlear implant surgery

There are many different rumors and false believes about cochlear implant surgery. Unlike what some may think, this surgery is actually fairly minor—there is no large hole cut in your scalp or large device implanted in your head. In fact, the entire operation often only takes a few hours, and there are very few complications […]

Arthroscopic surgery

If you are having major joint pains or problems, your doctor may elect to do arthroscopic surgery. This type of surgery involves inserting a very thin camera called an arthroscope into your joint so that the doctor can visually examine the joint surface, the cartilage, the bones near the joint, and the various ligaments and […]

Varicocele surgery

A swollen or dilated vein in the scrotum is called a varicocele. Most normal veins in the scrotum are constricted and not dilated. A large varicocele vein is more often found in the left scrotum rather than in the right side. A varicocele found in the right-side of the scrotum should be carefully examined because […]

Radical hysterectomy

A radical hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed when a form of gynecological cancer has been diagnosed. The most common cancer this procedure is used to treat is cervical cancer. The two most common types of cervical cancer are squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. These types of cancer can be highly invasive and […]

Laminectomy surgery

If you are someone who is considering having a laminectomy surgery, then you should fully know and understand the risks that are involved in this decision. When you have this surgery done you will have a portion of the vertebral bone removed, this section of bone is known as the lamina. Even though procedures have […]


Levofloxacin is a medication that is used to treat severe and even life threatening bacterial infections. The medication is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent and is sold under many different names, according to the manufacturer. Brand names include but are not limited to Levaquin and Tavanic. When treating eye problems the drug may be known as […]

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

There are times in which a person may need his or her gallbladder removed. One of the ways this is done is by having a cholecystectomy. When the procedure is performed by using the advanced method of laparoscopic technology it is referred to as having a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This method involves removing the gallbladder through […]

Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy is the most common treatment for women going through menopause. When menopause occurs, the ovaries lower a woman’s production of estrogen and progesterone which causes a wide variety of symptoms. Menopause causes the menstrual cycle to end and can also cause hot flashes, urinary and vaginal problems and mood swings. Once the […]

Alopecia areata treatment

Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair loss. Usually the hair-loss affects the scalp but occasionally it can affect other parts of the body as well. Hair-loss with alopecia is not symmetrical so one side of the scalp may be effected more than the other. The hair tends to fall out rather suddenly and […]

Poison ivy treatment

Poison ivy is a vine that grows around the United States. It can be found in most of the United States but is typically not found on the west coast. Poison Ivy has a two sister vines that are called poison oak and poison sumac. Both poison ivy and poison oak can be identified by […]