If you've recently undergone mastectomy surgery on a single breast, you may be facing the difficult decision of whether to have reconstructive surgery. While there are now a wide variety of undergarments that can easily give the appearance of a natural breast, you may still feel that something is missing. On the other hand, any type of surgery shortly following major cancer surgery and treatment always poses risks. Read on for some of the factors you'll want to weigh in the very personal decision of having breast reconstruction following a single mastectomy.
Neck pain is something that many people experience. If you have neck pain on a constant basis, you may wonder if there's anything else you can do to ease the pain other than taking pain medication. Here are some things you can do that may help you. Note Situations that May Cause Pain The first thing to do is to take note of what activities you do throughout the day that may be causing neck pain.
Your foot doctor has tried non-invasive approaches to relieve your arthritic ankle pain. The pain and swelling persists, and they have recommended that you have total ankle joint surgery to replace the damaged bones. This procedure will get you back on your feet again without the pain and inflammation you have experienced for so long. Here is what will happen during that surgery and what you can expect when recovering from the procedure.
Allergies are more common than people think, especially food allergies. In fact, it is very common for young children to exhibit food allergies in the first couple years of their life. However, many parents assume that if their child has an allergy, that the child will have a severe reaction, such as anaphylaxis. Although some children do have severe reactions that cause troubled breathing and anaphylaxis, some of the symptoms are much more subtle.
It's estimated that almost a third of U.S. adults have hypertension, or high blood pressure, and many aren't aware of it. This disease can be damaging your body every day, with few symptoms to tell you that is something wrong. Here is why hypertension is such a danger to your health and how to spot the signs of it. How to Spot Hypertension The only definitive way to know that you have hypertension is to visit your doctor for a physical.