Treatments

Natural treatments, different medical approaches, psychotherapy, medication, and rehabilitation… In this section we’ll explain how each illness, injury, and disorder is treated as well as keep you up-to-date on the latest health news.

The Best Acne Treatments to Try

Luckily, nowadays we have lots of effective acne treatments. In fact, acne represents 25% of dermatologist appointments. This percentage is even higher for pediatricians and primary care physicians. This is a skin condition that has lots of different causes. Therefore, it’s considered…

How to Treat an Infected Wound

At some point in our lives, we all suffer from an infected wound. By not giving it the right attention and cleaning it properly, bacteria can prevent the wound from healing, and at the same time you increase the risk…

What Does a Vasectomy Involve?

A vasectomy is a simple surgical intervention that’s a form of male birth control. It’s a very safe and highly effective method to permanently prevent pregnancy. There are more and more men opting for vasectomy these days. However, it’s a…

What’s Saline Solution Used For?

People also know saline solution simply as “saline”. It’s a simple preparation you can even make at home. Although experts have questioned it, its usefulness in medicine is virtually indisputable. Saline solution consists of water and salt. That’s where its…

What’s a Liquid Biopsy?

A liquid biopsy is a method of characterizing a tumor. People also know it as “blood-based biomarkers test”. Up till now, the only method that allowed medical professionals to determine the type of tumor a patient had was a tissue biopsy.…

Hearing Loss: Symptoms and Treatment

Hearing loss is when you have a hearing impairment, and can’t hear correctly. In fact, there are a few steps your body has to go through in order to hear correctly. First, sound enters through the ear canal. It hits the…

Sore Throat Relief Options

It isn’t easy to get sore throat relief. While there are several alternatives, it’s a symptom that can be persistent and can even cause discomfort for several days. Plus, there are many possible causes of sore throats. However, we know…

What Are Stem Cell Treatments For?

Have you heard about stem cell treatments? Lately, they seem to be the solution for all sorts of health problems that may afflict a human being. However, we’re also aware that there’s still a lot of work to be done…

A Guide to Using Mouthwash

Using mouthwash is a complement to brushing your teeth, but can never replace it. If you use this oral hygiene tool along with flossing, you’ll help keep your mouth healthy. To choose the right mouthwash for your needs, seek advice…

What’s a Colostomy?

A colostomy is one of the ostomy techniques. In medical terms, “ostomy” defines communication between an internal hollow organ and the exterior. Ostomies can be of the digestive system or the urinary system. In the specific case of colostomy, it…

Opioid Treatment for Cancer Pain

People with cancer commonly an opioid treatment to deal with intense pain. Often, pain that’s intense and disabling arises due to the pressure from the tumor itself. It may also be due to certain treatments or the subsequent alterations of…

Airway Management in Obese Patients

Airway management is one of the fundamental areas in patient care. It requires continuous training, knowledge of maneuvers, and the use of devices that allow adequate and safe ventilation during surgery. A thorough knowledge of the airway includes anatomy, causes…

What’s Aerosol Therapy?

Aerosol therapy is a treatment system that allows administering substances or drugs in aerosol form by inhalation. Doctors use nebulizers are devices to administer these treatments. Overall, these devices can convert a liquid into aerosol particles. Thus, they create a…

What Are Intracardiac Injections?

Intracardiac injections are a way of administering drugs in emergencies. An emergency is any situation that poses an imminent or potential risk of death to a person. In these cases, you can administer the medication right to the heart, and it…

What Is a Malignant Melanoma?

A malignant melanoma is a cancerous tumor that normally develops on the skin. Sometimes it can also appear on a mucous membrane or on other areas of the body. It’s the most deadly form of skin cancer because it spreads easily to…