COPD – Who Diagnoses It?
What types of doctors diagnose and treat COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)? Your “regular” doctor or general practitioner may make the diagnosis and provide the care you need. When necessary, you may also be referred to a medical specialist (a doctor with advanced training) for further evaluation.Ulcerative Colitis – Find the Right Doctor
If I see a specialist, is my “regular” doctor still in charge of my care? Yes. If you have UC, your primary care physician (PCP) will typically have referred you to a gastroenterologist (a specialist in diagnosing and treating diseases of the digestive system), who: Made the diagnosis and started you on treatment, keeping your PCP informed about your care Returned you to your PCP’s care once treatment brought your symptoms under control Remains available to help with your care if your UC symptoms worsen or you develop UC-related complications The bottom line…Who Diagnoses Ulcerative Colitis?
What types of doctors diagnose and treat ulcerative colitis (UC)? Doctors who specialize in caring for adult patients with UC include: Gastroenterologists: doctors with advanced training who specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the digestive tract Colorectal surgeons: specializing in surgical procedures involving the rectum and colon (together, called the large intestine) While there is no cure for UC, today’s treatments are often very effective in: Reducing symptom discomfort Producing symptom-free periods (remissions) UC is one of two inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). The…Not Losing Weight at the Gym? Here’s Why!
Not losing weight at the gym? Here’s why: Many people go to the gym in an effort to lose weight. With the hope of a smaller waist size, people pound away on the treadmill, pump weights and sometimes attempt a few fancy moves on the stability ball.The Advantages Of Using A Long Distance Air Medical Transport
Jet aircraft used for long distance medical transport are the leaders in altitude, range and speed. These planes have the ability to fly in unfavorable weather allowing for a faster way to reach the next destination in the safest way possible. Jets have a dispatch rate higher than 90 percent, which means they are the most favorable means of long-distance medical transport available today.Orthodontists – Offering You The Best In Teeth Straightening
It is worth noting that when undergoing orthodontic treatment, it is no longer necessary to have an impression of your teeth done using mould. Some orthodontists have now adopted a high tech 3D scanning technique to get images of your teeth. Using these images, you can see how your teeth will look at each stage of the treatment, up to the final result.How To Stay Moisturized And Hydrated During The Winter Months
The winter months can be really rough on the skin. Skin becomes very dry and chapped during these months and it also looks very dull and lusterless. In fact, if you do not take good care of your skin during winter then you will hasten the onset of aging.6 Powerful Natural Remedies For Dry Skin
If your skin is very dry then you need to take extremely good care of it. Not only does dryness result in itching but it also causes the skin to age faster than normal. Moisture loss causes the skin cells to weaken with the resultant appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.Are We Holograms Of Reality?
Human beings think they are distinct entities. While this is true, there is a fundamental oneness which holds us together. Are we affecting each others wellness and illness? The Author compares us to a hologram and investigates this question. Join in, to know more.Why You Need To Control Your Environment
For me my diet would most likely suffer between a combination of the weekend, at home and boredom. So to counter it I make sure that I have all my meals planned and even made if I have time just to keep me going and to keep me away from the cupboard of chocolate and biscuits and stuff!Swimming For Fitness: A Great Workout Without A Gym
Most people enjoy a dip in the pool, so why not turn that dip into some laps as a form of exercise? There are many ways to exercise without a gym so let’s look at the 3 top fitness benefits of a swimming exercise program.Dental Anxiety – Tips To Coping With Dental Anxiety
The dentist drill can easily be avoided if you practice good oral hygiene. This involves ensuring your teeth and gums are always healthy. You can do this by brushing your teeth regularly with the recommended toothpaste. Let your dentist advice you on the best toothpaste to use as some brands can be deceiving. Always look for toothpaste with fluoride, and brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once.