Total Hip Or Partial Knee Replacement Surgery: Know Your Options

When a hip or a knee fails you, you may feel like you will be in surgery and rehab until the end of time. Fortunately, there are several newer advances in hip and knee surgeries that can help you get back on your feet and/or stay on your feet. While your situation is rather common for most older adults, you have more choices than your parents did when they had hip or knee replacement surgery over a few decades ago. Read More 

4 Reasons Every Man Should Get an Ultrasound

Ultrasounds are non-invasive diagnostic procedures that are used every day in hospitals, and the sonograms--or digital images--they produce are invaluable in helping doctors determine the next step to take when dealing with a patient. When most people hear the words "ultrasound" or "sonogram" (the two are often used interchangeably) they think almost exclusively of tests ordered for pregnant women so that new mothers can see how their child is developing in the womb. Read More 

Banana Peel: Learn How To Use This Skin Health-Enhancing Peel

Most people just take a banana, eat it, and throw away the peel. But, throwing away the peel is a mistake, as it contains several skin-friendly ingredients that you can use. The following guide will show you how to use your banana peel and why it is so good for your skin health. The Many Secrets Within A Banana Peel Banana peels contain things like potassium, lutein, zinc, iron, and manganese. Read More 

What Tests Are Used To Access ADHD In Children?

There is no single "pass-fail" test to ascertain whether a person, a child, has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD. The hallmark of this common brain disorder is an inability to focus and pay attention and difficulty controlling behavior. To make a reliable ADHD diagnosis, a doctor and medical care team use a variety of tests, medical exams, personal interviews and other factors to make the assessment. Read More 

4 Incredibly Awesome Facts About Blood Vessels That You Probably Don’t Know

Most people think about the heart when they think of the body's cardiovascular and circulatory system. However, the heart wouldn't be able to function and keep you alive without the work of the blood vessels. This network of vessels ensures that every part of your body gets the blood, oxygen and nutrients it needs to function properly and stay healthy. In other words, blood vessels are important, too. Here are a few facts about blood vessels that you probably don't know: Read More