There are many different types of screening tests used to detect common diseases. Some of this medical testing is simple and easy to administer, while others are more complex and require specialized equipment. Take a look at some screening tests used to detect common diseases. Cholesterol Screening Test There are two types of cholesterol that are important to monitor: LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) and HDL (High-Density Lipoprotein). LDL is the bad cholesterol that can build up on the walls of your arteries and increase your risk for heart disease.
28 April 2022
Prostate cancer is a disease that plagues men, typically older men, but it can affect men in their younger years as well. The prostate is a small part of the body that produces seminal fluid for sperm in the male body. This small gland can be affected by cancer, but you have to pay attention to the signs in order to catch this cancer early and to have it treated. Read on for a few signs of prostate cancer to keep an eye out for.
23 February 2022
Joint pain can make everyday life difficult, especially if you already suffer from arthritis or injury-related pain. When suffering from joint pain, there are specific tasks you can take and health care services to help reduce and manage the pain. Here are some recommendations to help you treat and alleviate your joint inflammation and pain. Follow Home Treatments To help you treat your joint pain, there are some tasks you can complete at home.
6 December 2021
Pediatric surgeons are trained to handle the specific needs of children, including congenital malformations and deformities, neoplasms, trauma, burns, infectious diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, and more. However, choosing the right pediatric surgeon can be a difficult task, especially when faced with so many choices. There are various factors that you need to consider before making your decision. The following tips can help you choose pediatric surgical services: Look for A Pediatric Surgeon Who Is Board-Certified by The American Board of Pediatric Surgery
16 September 2021
Having your child be diagnosed with an eating disorder can bring about a mix of feelings. On one hand, you are happy to finally have a diagnosis and understand what's been going on with your child. On the other hand, you're looking forward to months, if not years, of treatment, and you're not yet sure what that entails. Eating disorder treatment has come a long way over the past few decades.
14 May 2021
If you suffer from chronic knee pain, and other treatments have not given you relief, you may be a good candidate for knee replacement surgery. The procedure involves replacing part or all of a knee joint with an artificial joint. While knee replacement surgery has been around for many years, there are still several misconceptions about it. Here are a few myths you shouldn't believe. You Have to Be on Bed Rest After the Surgery
15 December 2020
If you're an electrician, you're at an increased risk for electrical shocks and burns. Your employees are also at an increased risk for these types of injuries. Because of that, it's important that you know how to react when an injury occurs. Knowing how to react after an electrical injury can help protect you and your employees. Here are four steps you need to take if someone suffers an electrical shock or burn.
28 September 2020
People often think of arthritis as a condition that affects the limbs. You might get arthritis in the hip or wrist, for example. But arthritis is a general term and a general condition that really refers to inflammation in any joint. You have numerous joints in your back, and those joints can and do develop arthritis in some cases. If you have been diagnosed with arthritis of the back, here are some treatment and management tactics you may benefit from.
10 June 2020
Addiction is a massive issue in the United States. Most people know someone who is addicted to a substance. For many people, the addiction is ruining their lives just as much as it is harming the person who is addicted because they are watching a loved one self destruct and turn into someone completely different. While addiction is categorized as a disease, behavioral health services can benefit addicts that are interested in getting off the drugs and living a sober, healthier life.
6 February 2020
If your loved one is suffering from mental illness and it's time for inpatient residential care, make sure you choose the right facility. There are a lot of decisions to be made, especially where your loved one's treatment options are concerned. Before you choose a treatment facility, here are some tips to follow that will ensure you choose the right one for your loved one. Consider the Demographics When it comes to choosing a treatment facility for your loved one, you want to pay close attention to the demographics, especially when choosing an inpatient facility.
3 December 2019