Category Archives: Questions

Post Hip Surgery Precautions for a New Joint

Hip precautions are important guidelines for those who have recently had hip surgery to replace their hip joint and stop joint pain. Hip precautions are ways of moving around that help prevent hip dislocation or separation of the new joint until the joint has time to heal. Continue reading

Ways to Prepare for Surgery

Surgery is invasive, causing patients to consider how to prepare for surgery, the potential to scar and the post-treatment process. Whether you’re having Reduction Surgery, Laser Surgery, correction surgery or general surgery, here are some tips to help you gear up for the big day. Continue reading

What is a Tummy Tuck – Abdominoplasty Procedure

If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and daydreamed about getting a nip/tuck in your midsection, then most likely you’ve considered a tummy tuck. Also referred to as an abdominoplasty procedure, a tummy tuck can take off the extra layers of fat and excess skin that stubbornly sticks to the midsections regardless of diet and exercise.  Continue reading

Erectile Dysfunction – ED Treatment Options

Erectile dysfunction or ED is the inability to get and maintain an erection that is sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse. ED is also known as impotence. ED can be an embarrassing problem, some men are tempted to look for treatment on their own. Continue reading

How and Why do Twins Happen

How and why do twins happen, and how do you tell if you’re carrying identical or fraternal twins? Twins are classed in two ways. In some cases just one egg is fertilised but within days it splits, each half developing into an identical baby. In others, two eggs are released at the same time and both fertilised by separate sperm resulting in two non-identical babies. Continue reading

A Womens Vision of Health Care – Quality and Affordability

Women have much at stake in debates over health care reform at the local, state and national levels. The U.S. health care system often fails to meet women’s health care needs. It has created tremendous challenges for the women who coordinate health care for our families, who are the majority of health care workers in this country, and who themselves often live with chronic health conditions and disabilities. Continue reading