Mammograms are the most popular women's imaging scan, but certain factors may infer that another imaging scan may be best. For women that are at higher risk or with dense breasts, alternative women's imaging methods like ultrasound has proven to be best according to various studies. Let's take a closer look at why ultrasound is often best when screening dense breasts.
After a fall, Mrs. Spendsalot needed a chest MRI but was unsure of where to go and if she could afford the procedure through her doctor. With prices for her procedure starting in the thousands, she knew she would be unable to afford this procedure.
People tend to gravitate towards anything with rhythm. Whether it's dancing, singing, or listening to music, rhythm governs the way we move and can even positively affect our moods. Let's take a closer look at the science behind rhythm and it affects our brains.
It's normal to get nervous or confused when a doctor recommends an MRI scan. We understand they can seem foreign to many, so we took the time to answer the most common MRI questions. We hope these will answer your questions and give you a peace of mind before your scan.
Have you ever considered that your sleepless nights may have a direct correlation with your diet? Well, it's true! Certain foods have been proven to help with relaxing the body and encouraging better sleep patterns. We have compiled a list of foods that will give you the diet of your dreams.
Are you one of the 300 million people that suffer from intense, throbbing headaches? Do they make you nauseated, sick, or sensitive to light? Unfortunately, migraines cannot be cured with painkillers or a few deep breaths. If you or someone you know suffers from migraines, here’s more information about what causes them, what research is being done to understand them, and how to treat them.
Diagnostic imaging scans can seem intimidating and confusing to people, especially when a doctor recommends a scan to diagnose a health concern. We understand your concerns and are here to clear up the difference between two of the most popular scans recommended by doctors, CT scans and MRI’s.
Did you check out Lauren Conrad’s blog last week? No? Well she’s posted some more great material that we would love to share with you. Roseanne Barr once said, “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it,” and Conrad’s latest article talks about how women can take the power at work.
We’ve posted health articles before, but here are some more simple, but unorthodox, suggestions to stay as happy and healthy as possible.
Although MRIs are safe and there's nothing to worry about, there are still certain things the patient can do to make the scan go as smoothly as possible. Some of the technologists in our office came up with five tips to have a safe MRI. Be sure to follow these before your next appointment.