The Benefits of Gamma Knife Over Brain Surgery

If you have been diagnosed with a brain tumor, then you will need to speak with a neurologist as well as an oncologist so a treatment plan can be arranged for you. Part of this plan may include the completion of gamma knife radiation therapy. This type of therapy is often completed instead of brain surgery, and it can be quite beneficial. To understand why gamma knife therapy should be considered over brain surgery, keep reading. Read More 

Concerned About Your Breast Cancer Risk? What Are Your Best Early Detection Options?

Whether you've recently been diagnosed with the potentially deadly BCRA gene that can significantly increase your risk of developing fast-growing breast or ovarian cancer at a young age, or you are simply worried about your own breast cancer odds after a close relative's diagnosis, you may be wondering what you can do to both decrease your risk of breast cancer and ensure that any potentially problematic cells are detected as early as possible. Read More 

Carpenter Bee Stings: What Are They And How Can You Protect Yourself From Them?

If you're allergic to bee stings and notice strange insects buzzing around the wooden structures of your home, you may wonder if the insects are dangerous for your health. Those strange insects may be carpenter bees, which are found all over the United States. Although the bees live mostly outdoors, they can build individual nests inside wooden structures, such as the beams of your carport. When disturbed or threatened, carpenter bees can sting their victims multiple times. Read More 

4 Things Varicose Vein Sufferers Need to Know about Sclerotherapy

Varicose veins are enlarged, visible veins on the legs. They develop when the walls of your veins become weakened and bulge outwards. Varicose veins can be dark purple or blue and can make you feel self-conscious about the appearance of your legs. These bulging veins can also be painful and lead to a burning or cramping feeling in your legs. Fortunately, many treatments are available for varicose veins, including sclerotherapy. Here are four things varicose vein sufferers need to know about sclerotherapy. Read More 

Improving Your Vision Naturally: 3 Common Exercises Recommended In Vision Therapy

If you are having troubles with your vision due to improper eye movements or visual-motor deficiencies, there's a good chance that you can correct your vision without getting surgery. Vision therapy is best categorized as an individualized and supervised type of therapy that relies on practicing certain exercises to improve eye alignment, focusing abilities, eye movements and visual processing. There are several different types of exercises that have been highly recommended for improving muscle tone and improving visual acuity. Read More