Another Day, Another Headache: Could Your Head Pain Be Caused By An Arteriovenous Malformation?
15 September 2015
While an occasional headache is usually nothing to worry about, persistent headaches that occur on a regular basis can be a symptom of a more serious disorder such as an arteriovenous malformation.
Arteriovenous malformations, also known as AVM's, form when blood vessels in the brain that become tangled. When blood vessels connecting veins and arteries become entangled, the normal flow of blood is disrupted to parts of the brain.
If left untreated, and AVM can rupture and cause bleeding in the brain or may lead to a stroke.
3 Ways Laser Surgery Is Used Everyday
8 September 2015
Laser surgery is a very common procedure. In the past years people have perfected the art of laser surgery so that it can be used for a variety of different procedures. Here are a couple things you might not have known that laser surgery could do.
1. LASIK and Laser Eye Surgery
One of the most commonly known laser surgeries is for the eye. In this type of surgery the doctor will take a tiny laser and shave off layers of the person's cornea.
Doula, Midwife Or Obstetrician: The Choice Is Yours
3 September 2015
Pregnant women have many options when it comes to designing their perfect birth plan. They are no longer restricted to stringent hospital rules or outdated beliefs about the birthing process. While some moms-to-be forego the hospital setting altogether when the big day arrives, others simply opt to integrate modern birthing techniques into labor. One of the most important decisions is who will assist with the delivery of your new bundle of joy?
Understanding Glaucoma Treatment Options
24 August 2015
Glaucoma is a serious condition where the pressure inside the eye is too high, which can lead to vision loss. Patients are tested for glaucoma during routine eye exams, so it is important to see your eye doctor regularly, as the outcome of treatment for glaucoma is best when it is caught early. If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, there are several treatment options that eye doctors use to help prevent vision loss and manage the condition.