Are medical scans, like X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI, totally safe? Some people avoid any kinds of medical imaging, others insist on regular “tomography of everything.” So, which approach is better? In fact, the usage of absolutely safe diagnostic imaging techniques seems impossible Pure facts about medical scans #1: Radiation First of all, not all … Continue reading Medical scans real and imaginary dangers
Every fifth adult person in the world suffers from hypertension, although many do not even know about it. Here is a full guide to hypertension treatment and prevention. Hope it will help you to notice high blood pressure, and lower it. What is hypertension? First of all, your blood pressure depends on the heart and … Continue reading Hypertension treatment: how can you lower your blood pressure?
Abdominal pain has variety of forms, all unpleasant, and many possible reasons. So, we picked most common stomach ache causes, as well as remedies for each one. Most common stomach ache causes So-called stomach flu. In fact, that means gastroenteritis infection. Anyway, when you have to run to the toilet every five minutes, you don’t … Continue reading Possible stomach ache causes (and remedies)
Let us guess: you visit your doctor for prescription medicines, or to find out whether your symptoms are really bad. Next time mind these proper treatment tips to make diagnosis and therapy even better. In fact, giving your therapist information on your insomnia, or high temperature is not enough. The more information a specialist gets, … Continue reading Proper treatment tips: 9 things your doctor should know about you
Is it worth to be afraid of so-called bad genes? Are good health and longevity written in your DNA? In fact, genetics may explain many diseases and health conditions. But there is much more… A brief guide to chromosomes and mutations Our body is a complex construction. Each cell of it contains a DNA molecule, … Continue reading Bad genes: do they really matter?