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Respiratory Diagnostic Tests And Procedures

Breathing is a natural process that many people take for granted… until they run into trouble. If you have chronic respiratory problems, you will appreciate the importance of just being able to breathe normally. There are numerous diagnostic tests that can reveal problems which can then be treated. Asthma is a very common respiratory problem, […]

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Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

In simplest terms, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic auto-immune disease that causes damage to the protective sheaths of the nerve cells in your spinal cord and brain. The cause of the disease isn’t fully understood yet, but recent studies highlight these potential triggers: genes, environment, viruses and problems with the immune system. There are […]

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Routine Eye Tests and Procedures

Everyone agrees that it is important to have regular eye tests, in order to prevent any potential problems, or at least to catch them in the early stages, when they are still treatable. There are numerous eye tests that can be carried out, depending on your problem. You should see an optometrist at least once […]

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Cardiology Tests and Procedures

In America, 2200 people die each day from heart-related problems. That equates to 800,000 people each year – a frightening statistic. Twice as many people suffer from strokes or heart attacks every year, so this is certainly not a problem to be taken lightly. There are numerous tests you can undergo to determine what problems […]

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Neurological Diagnostic Tests And Procedures

If you have any sort of problem with your nervous system, numerous diagnostic tests can be performed to isolate the problem, allowing it to be treated correctly, in order to prevent further complications. Since your body and brain have lots of nerves, different tests may be carried out, depending on the exact nature of the […]

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Shoulder Pain, Tests And Procedures

If you have pain in your shoulder, you first need to identify the cause. It may be in one or both shoulders or may move from one to the other, depending on what you are doing. If this is the first time you’re seeing a specialist, he will start by asking you lots of questions, […]

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Medical Tests And Procedures For Diabetes

Once you are diagnosed with diabetes, you will quickly learn that there are several medical tests and procedures you will undergo during the course of your life. Some are frequent and some are only done occasionally. The most basic test is the one that measures the blood sugar levels; this should be done as often […]

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Tests and Procedures are Essential to Your Health

The main reason why doctors order tests and procedures is to establish if you are as healthy as you can be. It is only through regular testing that deficiencies, diseases and other medical problems can be discovered and formally diagnosed. The results of any tests and procedures will also help determine a course of treatment, […]

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Pain Management Options

Pain affects everyone during their life. There are different types of pain and different treatments. Do not ignore your pain, because it is your body’s way of telling you there’s a problem needing your attention. The American Institute of Medicine recently published a report calling on medical groups, the academic world and the government to […]

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