If you haven't heard about the juicing trend, you're about to. It's become a pretty popular way for people to diet or get healthier, but is it actually good for you? We're here to help you figure it out. It can be very expensive, but a lot of people are into it, so we want to see what all the hype is about and if it really is beneficial
If you're ever in the middle of an MRI scan that takes anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours, you'll see you get a pretty good amount of time just laying still and being quiet. During that time, you might think about your to do list, things to pick up at the store on the way home, hoping your scans come back healthy, and any number of other things.
But among those questions, you might wonder about the doctor who is behind it all. Where are they from? How much (and what type of) schooling did they go through so that they could help you in this way? Most of all, you may wonder, how much are they getting paid for this?
Aging, especially in America, has such negative connotations. There are all kinds of "anti-aging" products, surgeries to make you look younger, and medications to take to keep you in your prime. Although aging does have its fair share of medical problems, it isn't always awful. Here are 3 ways to prove it!
To be clear right off the bat, MRIs are extremely safe procedures, so there's nothing to be too worried about. However, like other medical procedures, there are still precautions and preparations to take into consideration... just to be safe. Here are a few things to keep in mind when preparing for your scan.
Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases in older adults, caused by a low bone density resulting in weak and brittle bones. Sometimes it's hard to prevent or reverse the effects of osteoporosis completely, but there are some ways to try and build up your bone density. Exercise and medication is one option, but one of the simplest ways is to add some bone-strengthening foods to your diet!
As much as we focus on physical ailments that can be seen on MRIs, CTs, or other radiology imaging, there are also illnesses that aren't as easily recognized. Just because these illnesses can't be tested as quantitatively as others doesn't mean they are any less important, although sometimes patients with these illnesses don't feel as important or validated. One of the biggest groups of patients who feel this way is the community of people with mental illnesses.