preventive health check up is a priority

Health awareness and getting health check ups routinely are two different matters. At a time when our lives are inundated with health related information- beefing up our awareness of the benefits of early detection and preventive care- a majority of us are still lackluster about it.

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Large scale industrialisation and high production target are increasingly exposing the employees or workforce to various health problems which are termed as occupational health hazards or illness.

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13 Major Disorders (Problems) Ultrasound Scan Can Detect Thoroughly

Ultrasound scan involves use of high frequency sound waves which makes this technique effectively used for diagnostic, screening and therapeutic purposes, with more new uses are being discovered, created and refined.

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Importance of Early Immunization to Prevent Diseases in Children

Immunity is the natural process of a living body to protect itself from diseases. We, humans are susceptible to various diseases caused by harmful germs or bacteria (called antigens) entered into our body through many inlets such as drinking, eating, breathing, touching, etc.

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Home Pregnancy Test Vs. Hospital Pregnancy Test

There are two ways you can check if you are pregnant or not -

  • ● Home pregnancy test
  • ● Hospital pregnancy test
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Types Of Radiology Doctors Involved in Radiology Treatment

Radiology Department speaks to a Branch of Medicine managing diagnosis and treatment of sicknesses.Radiology is one of the Prime Department in the Hospital which is moved by a Specialist Radiologist, who is qualified in Medicine who has experienced Specialized preparing in Radiology as a Sub-Specialist i.e. Ordered Specialist in Radiology.

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Travel Medicines to take before going on international trip

With ever increasing growth in the international travelling the concern about travel related health issues is fast becoming a necessary checkpoint along with passport, visas and itineraries before travelling.

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Warning Signs of Heat Exhaustion & Prior Precautions

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are the two main heat related conditions. While heat stroke is a serious condition which needs prompt medical attention, heat exhaustion is less severe than heat stroke and can be termed as the precursor to heat stroke.

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10+ dehydration symptoms to watch for

Water is a primary constituent of our body - a healthy adult person contains 60% water. As a thumb rule, a man of 70 kg. weight contains nearly 42 litres of water. Under normal conditions, water is removed from our body through sweat, tears, breathing, urine, and defecation. We replenish this loss by drinking fluids and eating foods that contain water. Not replenishing the water loss adequately leads to dehydration.

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Skin Rashes that Itch & Hurt

Come summer, the scorching heat and stifling humidity are going to rule the days without offering any respite and with them come the skin rashes to make life more miserable. However, heat and humidity are not the only causes for skin rashes, there are other reasons too. But irrespective of the causes, skin rashes generally have one symptom in common - that is frequent itching sensation.

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Sports Injuries

Injuries are very common in sports because there are very few sports that don’t involve direct impacts, jerks and collisions. Strained and tired limbs, direct impacts, errors in judgement, or the improper form or technique are some of the main causes for sports injuries that may lead to bruises, strains, sprains, tears, and broken bones.

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Burn Care Treatments By Severity - 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Degree Burns

Cuts and burns are common in our day to day lives, especially with children and housewives engaged in domestic works. While a cut simply refers to an injury with bleeding caused by a sharp object, burns are characterized by minor to severe skin and tissue damages caused by many reasons including heat, cold, electricity, radiation, chemical, or friction.

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Identifying insect bites & treating them naturally at home - UCT

An insect bite invariably leaves a mark of welt on the skin with irritation and scratching sensations. But most of the common insects are harmless and their stings only bother you for a day or two, except for a few poisonous ones such as, fire ants, wasps, hornets, and bees whose bites may cause intense pains and even allergic reactions. Similarly, spider bites also cause poisonous reactions to our body and should be subjected to immediate medical care.

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Why Influenza Virus is an extremely dangerous? Learn More

The Autumn days have come with little dryness and cold in the air, and charming fall of deciduous leaves, and along came sneezing, coughing, headache, and fever to take captive of every home.

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Winter Sickness Alert - Do you have cold virus infection?

Every year fall of winter brings about spate of illnesses, a majority of which are due to flu and cold virus infections. Both these ailments result in respiratory illnesses with almost similar symptoms but are caused by different types of viruses.

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Seasonal Allergies

Did your kid wake up today with a sneezing fit and watery eyes? And you think it’s cold infection due to change in weather that searching for the antihistamine medicines in your medicine box? Hold on, mind the time of year, it could be the seasonal allergies that have similar symptoms as common cold but need different treatment.

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Concussion - The mild Traumatic Brain Injury

A concussion is a type of brain disorder caused by mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that causes headache and creates problems with concentration, memory, balance, and coordination.

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Air Pollution Is a Leading Cause of Cancer & Mental Problems (64)

Air pollution is no longer a matter of discussion limited to intellectual circle only, rather it has become a matter of great concern for us people who live in the urban areas and is increasingly changing the ways we live.

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Injured at work? You Must Know About Work Injury Claims Now

If you are an industrial worker and suffering a physical or mental injury or trauma from your job, you are entitled to receive compensations as per the law of the your state. However, worker’s compensation systems vary from state to state in terms of coverage and the ways the compensations are received. Some states have fixed dollar amount limits for different types of injuries while other states have their compensation system based on scale or rating of injuries. It is therefore very important to understand the workman’s compensation system of your state.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

If you are a woman diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), better adapt to a lifestyle change and a regimen of medications, exercise, and check up for most of your life, else it can be a frustrating experience for you.

A large number of American women in their childbearing age (5-10% and increasing) are presently detected with PCOS but a much higher percentage is likely to be undiagnosed and untreated because PCOS is often camouflaged with other diseases. This not only leaves them suffer in the present but often develops to other serious problems like stroke, heart attack, and cancer.

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Chronic Strep Throat

Any run of the mill ailment generally gets ignored by us or receives some home treatment at the most. Strep throat is one of those conditions that generally come and go once or twice in a year during the change of season, without having us visit doctors.

However, a simple and innocent strep throat can lead to a bigger problem if it keeps coming back shortly. It is a warning your body sends to tell you that all is not well, and it’s time you see a doctor.

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Strep Throat in Adults

Strep throat is a common ailment which is apparently innocuous but can lead to complications if it is left untreated. Though strep throat mostly affects the young children of 5 -15 years of age, it doesn’t spare anyone who is a little careless in the months of fall.

A strep throat is sometimes confused with a condition with similar symptoms called sore throat but actually they are not same.

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Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever occurs mostly in children aged between 5 and 15 and can cause serious complications in them. Swelling and pain at different parts of body (mainly the joints), skin rash (erythema marginatum), and a slight disorder of nervous system are the general symptoms that subside as the illness recedes but more worrisome possibility is the damage of heart in a child that may remain as permanent.

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis happens when cold or the flu prolongs more than a week. It is a condition in which the airways in the lungs become inflamed and cause coughing, often with mucus, or wheezing. During bronchitis, it becomes hard to breathe as there are formed in the airways.

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Treatment for Kidney Stones

Our body is like a large factory where individual departments are working in synergy to manufacture the principal product. A minor disorder in any department doesn’t make much of a difference in the whole process but if the problem persists and becomes big, it affects the production seriously.

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Benefits of after-hours access to Primary Care Services

The difference between the primary care services and the urgent care services are increasingly getting blurred with the expanded gamut and value additions offered by the latter. At Urgent Care Texas, we offer a number of preventive and curative cares that are essential to managing patient’s health over an extended period of time, but with more flexibilities.

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Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections or UTI s are increasingly becoming a common health disorder during pregnancy and posing great risks for the mother as well as for the baby.

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All you need to know about DOT Drug Testing

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has got a stringent policy in place that makes it imperative for the DOT agencies to implement drug and alcohol testing for their safety-sensitive employees to improve safety chances for themselves as well as thousands of innocent people.

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Urgent pediatric care can prevent bigger health issues in your child.

There may be a different opinion but as a parent can you really wait until tomorrow if your little one becomes sick or injured today evening? Or imagine, that you are disturbed that certain vaccination for your child is getting delayed due to your busy work schedule during the day time.

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Joint pains and their remedies

Arthritis is the main disease that is responsible for chronic joint pains. It causes redness and swelling in the joints that eventually lead to damaging the joint tissues from wear and tear. Arthritis comes in two forms - osteoarthritis arthritis( OA ) and rheumatoid arthritis( RA ).

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Sore Throat

A sore throat is a common ailment that mainly appears during the months of fall, winter, and spring. Its symptoms such as pain, irritation, and scratchiness of the throat, are familiar to us because rarely we can escape them during these months of the year.

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Infected Wounds

Our skin is like a suit of armor that protects us a great deal from the harmful microbes and also from the environmental pollutants. Any break or puncture in the skin is regarded as a wound that makes an easy channel for the pathogens(mostly bacteria) to enter our body. This is termed as colonization of bacterial pathogens.

Yeast Infection

Yeast infection

Yeasts of many types live in our body in good numbers, help us in a lot of ways, but they can also cause us some health problems, better known as yeast infections if we allow them to multiply and grow out of control.

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Hypertension [high blood pressure] - Diagnosis & Treatment

Hypertension - so common in our lives, yet so much underrated. Fueled by stress, pressure, tension, and anxiety, that suddenly jacks up our energy and brings emotional tides in our expressions, is usually trivialized and not considered a major cause of concern. People are getting hysteric or violent so often these days.

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Dislocation Treatment

A dislocation is a displacement of bones from a joint, caused by a sudden impact or accident. It’s not broken bones, but nevertheless can be very painful and affect mobility. A joint is a junction where two or more bones meet to cause a movement.

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