Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

  • What Therapies Can Provide Permanent Improvement For Your Vision-Impaired Toddler?

    If you've recently taken your toddler to a pediatric ophthalmologist for consultation about his or her slightly-crossed eyes, you may be dismayed to hear the diagnosis of strabismus -- a weakness of the muscles responsible for controlling eye movement. While strabismus is a relatively common diagnosis for toddlers and preschoolers, affecting about 4 percent of children in the U.S., it can still be upsetting to hear that your child may need glasses, vision therapy, or even corrective surgery to restore his or her eyes to normal function.

  • 5 Tips For Making Your Laser Tattoo Removal Most Effective

    If you want to have a tattoo removed or faded, then you may likely know that the most effective results usually take several sessions and can be somewhat costly. However, for many people, the complete removal of a tattoo that they regret is well worth the investment of time and money. If you have made the decision to get your tattoo removed, there are a few things that you can do in order to increase the effectiveness of each laser session, resulting in fewer sessions and a more thorough fading of the tattoo.

  • Soft Tissue Damage And Its Orthopedic Manifestations In Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Although many people are aware of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its effects on joint surfaces, they may not be aware that damage to a joint's supporting structures can occur. Underlying soft tissue damage may exist well before joint erosions or other radiographic evidence of damage can be seen. Further investigation into pain and loss of function with more sensitive imaging tests is an important tool to minimize or prevent catastrophic joint failures.

  • 3 Ways Dental Implants Can Improve Life For People With Missing Teeth

    Dental Implants may seem a bit intimidating. After all, during the procedure, a metal screw is surgically implanted into your jawbone. However, dental implants are nothing to be afraid of. For a person who has suffered tooth loss from trauma or dental decay, these prosthetic dental devices can be life-changing. Here are three ways that dental implants can improve the quality of life for a person with one or more missing teeth:

  • Mammography: Reasons Why Some Men Require This Test

    Most men don't even consider having a mammogram because they think breast cancer is not a risk for them. Although it is rare, this type of cancer does happen to men occasionally and the risk increases as they become senior citizens. Some men are more likely to be at risk for breast cancers than others. A Type of Xray Mammography is simply a study of the breast that is performed by taking an x-ray.

  • About Me

    Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

    I have worked in a supportive role in the medical industry for over 20 years, and I have been amazed at the advances in medicine that have been made. While it is always great to hear about a new medication that helps cure a disease or a new surgical procedure that can help someone live a normal life again after an injury, I have been especially amazed at the research that has shown just how much our physical and mental health are connected. Since I keep on top of all of the amazing medical studies being performed and I know others are too busy to hunt them down themselves, I decided to start a blog to share my favorite health tips for keeping both your mind and body healthy.