Risk Reducing Strategies For Heredity Or Genetic Cancer

If you have a strong family history of gynecological cancers, then you may have contacted a DNA testing company to inquire about their testing services. Whether you submit to testing at a traditional laboratory or by submitting a DNA sample through the mail, the results may be startling.  While your test may reveal that you have a genetic predisposition to breast, ovarian, endometrial, or uterine cancer, there are things you can to do lower your risk. Read More 

Three Benefits Of “Head-Out” Cryotherapy

Whether you're an athlete, someone who is trying to recover from a recent injury, or simply someone who is interested in checking out health-focused activities, you may have decided to give cryotherapy a try. This subzero therapy is increasingly popular, with multiple clinics located in many areas. If you're new to cryotherapy, one of the decisions that you'll need to make is what type of chamber you use. Some chambers are fully immersive, while others surround your body from the shoulders down but leave your neck and head outside of the chamber. Read More 

Tips For Treating And Healing Your Ankle Sports Injury

Whether you rolled your ankle playing organized sports or injured it while out running in a fun community race last weekend, it's important you take special care to treat and heal it. As long as your ankle is not broken and doesn't require immediate medical treatment from a doctor or emergency room, then there are many things you can do to treat it at home and make it feel better.  Read More 

How Your Doctor Diagnoses And Treats An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially life-threatening condition that might not have symptoms that you notice initially. The aneurysm may be small and slow-growing, or it could expand rapidly. The threat is when the aneurysm leaks or ruptures because you could lose a lot of blood quickly. Here's how this condition is detected and treated. How To Know If You Have An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm You might have pain in your abdomen when the aneurysm enlarges or ruptures. Read More 

Types Of Abdominal Reconstructive Surgery And Their Benefits After Weight Loss

If you've lost a lot of weight that you used to carry in your abdominal area, you may need reconstructive surgery to restore the appearance of your abdomen and repair torn muscles in the area. Sometimes, abdominal reconstruction is necessary for medical reasons and other times you may want the surgery to improve your physical appearance. Here are some things to discuss with reconstructive surgeons. Panniculectomy To Remove Excess Abdominal Tissue Read More