Archive for April, 2017

Hair Restoration Through the Ages

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85%. That?s the percentage of men who will experience some form of hair loss by the time they are 50. For many men, hair loss is seem as emasculating, a rebuke of virility. Our society reviles baldness so much, that it is often used in our fiction for short hand for evil (Gargamel, Voldemort, Gollum).
Today, many men who experience balding will elect for expensive surgical hair transplant surgeries such as a Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE hair transplant) or a Follicular Unit Strip Surgery (FUSS hair transplant), or one of a myriad of holistic hair restoration medicines.
But our culture is not the first to fixate on condemning and curing baldness. History is full of weird and wacky curatives, many at a frac

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Genetic History of Dementia? 4 Factors to Consider


Do you have a history of dementia throughout your family? Are you worried about your chances of developing a troubling disease like Alzheimers? Alzheimer?s disease is the only top 10 cause of death in the U.S. that cannot be prevented, slowed, or cured. It causes you to forget many of your long term and short term memories. You may have difficulty remembering where you live, how old you are, or who important people in your life are. Considering that some forms of dementia can be genetic, it can be especially anxiety producing to come from a long line of dementia sufferers. Although it is not helpful to dwell on the possibility of dementia, the following steps can better help you to prepare for it.

Receive regular medical checkups
Dementia cannot always be detected before symptoms begi

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3 Cases of Simple Incidents Become Serious Problems

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It is a common belief that a simple issue can later become a bigger problem. It’s just known that if you have a simple problem that if it isn’t address correctly that problem can have catastrophic effects. This happens in many walks of life. You would be surprised what little incidents ended up having to become visits to see plastic surgeons. To convince you further, here are three cases were small situations can become big problems.

  1. Drinking Out
    The first situation can seem both comical and also all to common. A night out with friends can easily become a terrible disaster in just a short amount of time. A lot of things can go wrong. Fights can break out, people can get sick, people can get lost, and if a car is involved people can even get gravely hurt and get charged for it. As s

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What to Do When Your Child Has a Cold and the Doctors Closed

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Every parent knows the familiar dread of getting a call from the school nurse. After all, most American child get the cold at least six times a year. Six bouts of runny noses and coughing fits.
And of course, the familiar struggle: do you bring them to the doctor or not? Most colds go away with time and rest, if the symptoms start to get too bad, you can always treat them with over the counter medicine.
If you work a nine-five job, it can be even more difficult to find the time to bring your child to the pediatric care specialists. Less than a third of all primary care doctors have after-hours care available.

Distract Them

Have you ever been sick, and had to attend a party? You think it will be a miserable experience, but instead you are so engrossed in the good time that you all but forge

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When to Go to an Urgent Care Facility Instead of the ER

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urgent care facilityPeople often forget about urgent care facilities and then head straight for the ER. The difference between an urgent care facility and the ER is that at an urgent care facility you are seen quickly for an urgent matter that may not be an emergency. The ER is more equipped for life-threatening emergencies, while the urgent care facility will see you for anything from cold symptoms to a back injury. Here’s when you should consider going to an urgent care facility, rather than going to the ER:

  1. Go For Minor Illnesses
    Feeling under the weather over the weekend? Whether you’ve got the flu or a sinus infection, visit the urgent care facility to get the treatment you need. According to statistics, 85% of urgent care facilities will be open every day of the week! Therefore, at an urgent care facility, you will be able to see one of the local doctors whenever you need to. Walk in appointments are usually available. There’s no need to visit the emergency room for a stomach bug when you can quickly go into an urgent care center.
  2. Get Your Injuries Checked Out
    Have you fractured your leg? Are you suffering from back pain? Let the urgent care facility help you out. So many people, including 40% of those enduring lower back pain, will not see a doctor or therapist to care for their injuries when they really need to. Did you know that every four out of five urgent care facilities will have fracture care options? If you think that you’ve broken a bone, you should go to the urgent care center to get it checked out.When you visit the emergency room for a minor sprain or ankle fracture, you may have to wait a long time before being seen by the doctor because of all of the other emergencies doctors will need to take care of. However, if you choose to visit and urgent care center, chances are that you will be seen a lot quicker.
  3. Take Care of Your Sexual Health
    Many urgent care facilities will provide sexual health services. You can go to an urgent care center for consultation regarding your sexual health, get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, and learn about vaccination options.

The urgent care facility is meant to help you care for most of your medical needs. If you want to be seen by a doctor fast for a non-life-threatening issue, the urgent care facility is the best place for you to go. Your health matters, so take care of yourself by visiting an urgent care facility.