Osteoporosis can be a devastating condition, especially for women who were only diagnosed after a fracture. Fortunately, with proper treatment and lifestyle changes, you can reduce your risk of disability or major injuries. Start With Medication Once osteoporosis occurs, it is not enough to supplement with calcium, you will need prescription medications to help rebuild bone mass and/or reduce the rate of bone loss. Generally, the preferred medications for osteoporosis are in the class of bisphosphonates.
A fractured skull is not a simple injury; the skull is vital to your health because it protects your brain (a vital organ) from injuries. This is one of the reasons it's dangerous to forgo medical checkup after an auto crash; if you don't seek prompt medical care, your skull fracture may not be diagnosed in time. Here are some of the diagnosis techniques doctors use for skull fractures: Imaging Techniques
No matter how well you eat and how much you exercise, sometimes you just can get rid of excess belly fat. Now, thanks to an FDA-approved technology, you can freeze those fat cells away with a process called CoolSculpting. Here's what you need to know. How Does CoolScupting Work? Fat cells are frozen with a special tool that use cold air without damaging the skin. The frozen fat cells eventually die and are eliminated by the body.
Many people who are battling cancer spend considerable time at hospitals that specialize in cancer care. However, when it becomes clear that your battle with cancer is one that you will not win, you might wish to think about going back home to spend your final weeks or days. Before you go, however, there will be many important discussions to have with your doctor and care team so that no topic is overlooked.
If you suffer from arthritis in your back, the winter weather is going to cause you pain and discomfort. Unfortunately, that's the truth whether you live in a mildly cold region, or a bitter cold region. Once the temperatures dip, your back is going to let you know about it. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to alleviate some of the cold-weather pain you'll experience this winter. In addition to the treatment plan your doctor has you on, here are some simple tricks you can use to protect your back.