The retina is the layer of cells at the back of the eye that let us see light and color. The blockage usually comes from a clot or fatty deposit in your blood vessel. If the blood clot breaks free and moves to the brain, it can cause a stroke.
Osgood-Schlatter Disease is the most frequent cause of knee pain in children. Children should be encouraged to engage in an active lifestyle. During growth spurts, bones, muscles, tendons and other body structures are changing rapidly and physical activity can put additional stress on bones and muscles, thus increasing a child’s risk for Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD).
November is Bladder Health Awareness Month. In an effort to promote awareness of this common, yet lesser known condition, the following guide has been prepared. Please share this information with your patients to educate them on Interstitial Cystitis.
DCIS affects an estimated sixty thousand people each year in the United States. The number of reported DCIS cases are on the rise, which can be attributed to a few factors. The amount of individuals getting mammograms has increased and so has early detection. Also, people are living longer, thus increasing the span of time in which cancer can develop.
60 million adults experience acid reflux at least once a month. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease and occurs when stomach acid flows back into your esophagus, causing irritation of the lining of the esophagus. Although GERD is a common condition, the damage it may cause can be serious. Please share this guide with your patients to help them understand the symptoms, complications and treatment options for GERD.
80% Of Children Diagnosed With This Rare Condition Are Under The Age Of Five. Kawasaki Disease (KD) was named after Dr. Tomisaki Kawasaki who first discovered the rare illness back in 1967. Since then, an estimated four thousand plus children have been diagnosed with the disease each year in the United States.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been more than 280 thousand cases of Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) reported in Singapore and Japan this year alone. HFMD is highly contagious, larger outbreaks are uncommon in the United States. This guide is intended to help educate patients on what Hand Foot Mouth Disease is, what the signs and symptoms are and prevention recommendations.
During the summertime season many people are affected by many types of allergies more so than other seasons. During the fall months mold flourishes in tropical areas, causing more damage to the immune system and can prolong allergy like symptoms on a long term basis.