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Month: April 2015

What Exactly is the Cryolipolysis Treatment and What Does It Cost?

April 27, 2015

Have you seen the latest statistics on the American obesity crisis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a staggering 34.9% of American adults, nearly 80 million people, are obese. Fortunately, with better resources on diet and exercise becoming available and the food industry undergoing a change that favors those looking to eat […]

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The Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

April 23, 2015

Uterine fibroids affect approximately 50% of all women. Luckily, many women find that the symptoms of fibroid cysts are either non-existent or mild. Those women don’t have to worry about any invasive procedures for the removal of uterine fibroids, procedures that, many times, lead to negative side-effects for many years. Unfortunately, a huge number of […]

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Common Cosmetic Medical Procedures

April 21, 2015

Many people undergo various spa treatments to look and feel their absolute best, but some people prefer to take it a step further and see medical professionals to treat their appearance. Some of the most popular procedures are laser hair removal, chemical peels, and Botox. By undergoing these three procedures, people hope to look younger […]

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How Radiofrequency Ablation Works

April 13, 2015

Uterine fibroid cysts are a common problem found in women during their 30s and 40s. Though often there are no signs and symptoms of fibroids, they can sometimes cause heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged menstrual periods, pelvic pressure, constipation, frequent urination, and even back or leg pain.If such symptoms of uterine fibroids occur, they typically need […]

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6 Signs It’s Time to See an Ankle and Foot Doctor

April 10, 2015

An ankle and foot doctor, called a podiatrist, is an important healthcare practitioner, and it’s crucial that you build an ongoing relationship with one if you want to keep your feet healthy: Almost 20% of the Canadian population has more than one foot problem every single year. But how do you know when it’s time […]

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Who Is More Likely to Get Fibroids?

April 7, 2015

Although doctors aren’t sure what cause uterine fibroids, they have found that some women are more at risk of experiencing the symptoms of fibroid cysts than others. Here are just a few of the factors that can increase a woman’s risk of developing symptomatic fibroids. Age. Women who are in their 30’s and 40’s are […]

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Canadian Community Works Together to Plan New 24 Hour Urgent Care Center

April 7, 2015

As more and more hospitals are forced to reduce their hours, limit their emergency room care or even close completely, many communities are realizing that urgent care centers may be the perfect solution to their sudden lack of convenient health care. However, many have realized that creating the best 24 hour urgent care clinics requires […]

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Is Surgery Really the Right Answer?

April 3, 2015

Uterine fibroids are a common, premenopausal problem that affect between 70-80% of women, particularly women of African American descent. Though the vast majority of fibroids are asymptomatic, 30% of women may experience such symptoms of fibroid cysts as abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged menstrual periods, pelvic pressure or pain, frequent urination, constipation, and back or […]

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