Many doctors specialize in unique areas. A urologist, for example, can help treat issues related to the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder, ureter, prostate, testes, penis, and scrotum. If you would like to know more, check out these four common issues treated by urologists. 1. Kidney Stones Kidney stones are hard collections of minerals and salts from the kidneys. Having a poor diet and being overweight can increase your risk of developing kidney stones.
24 March 2022
If you are having trouble seeing even if you wear the right type of glasses, this may be caused by cataracts. Below are some signs to help you determine if you have this, as well as how cataracts are treated. Signs You Have Cataracts One common sign of cataracts is having clouded vision. Your vision may also be blurred or dim. Not being able to see well at night is another symptom, especially if you were able to see fine at night before.
24 March 2022
The decision to try to conceive is a big one. Once you've made this decision, you probably can't wait wait to start, well, trying. But depending on your circumstances, you may want to slow down and see your OB first. It's never a bad idea to see your OB before you start trying to conceive, but if you fall into any of the categories of women described below, this visit is an especially good idea.
23 February 2022
New surgeons starting up a new medical practice may have multiple competitors in their area that may make it harder for them to break into their field. However, there are many steps that surgeons can take to improve their presence in their field. For example, surgery center accreditation programs may help surgeons capture the attention of more potential patients and help them succeed at a higher level. Why Accreditation Programs Matter
26 January 2022
Perfect vision can make certain aspects of life easier, but it isn't the case for many people who are suffering from astigmatism and other eye conditions. Astigmatism is one of the easiest eye conditions to treat, as it often involves obtaining a prescription to wear eyeglasses. There is also the option of wearing contact lenses if eyeglasses are not desired, but you must be a good candidate. If you are tired of wearing eyeglasses but do not like the idea of inserting contact lenses, eye surgery might be a good option to consider for correcting your vision problems.
21 December 2021
When you are sick, you might not feel well enough to travel to your doctor's office. If you think you have a contagious disease, then you probably should stay home. However, staying home doesn't mean you can't see your doctor. You can schedule a virtual doctor's visit for many basic health problems. You may even be able to get your prescriptions refilled. Continue reading to learn more about how a virtual doctor's visit may be the best option when you can't come into the office.
18 November 2021
The practice of hiring locum tenens physicians is a rapidly growing industry due to the benefits it can provide smaller medical facilities or remote facilities without the resources to hire full-time specialists. This is especially true when it comes to finding skilled and experienced vascular neurologists that specialize in treating strokes. That's because, although there is a high demand for stroke specialists, between the years 2005 and 2013, only about 1,115 of all neurologists received the necessary vascular neurology certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
21 October 2021