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In the fast paced digital age that we live in it should come as no surprise that at some time in their lives, an estimated 31.1% of adults in America experience at least one type of anxiety disorder. At a minimum, many of these people need some down time to get control of themselves and their situations. Many of these individuals, however, could benefit from professional counseling services.
Fortunately, there are a number of professionals who offer a variety of counseling services that can help patients explore coping strategies for a number of challenges. From chronic illness counseling to clinical psychologists, some therapists offer specific services that they cater to certain kinds of clients. Other therapists offer a wide range of services in one office.
New Healthcare Platforms Provide Patient Centered Appointment Platforms
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Proton therapy is certainly growing in terms of popularity. Statistics gathered from 2015 found that nearly 80 proton therapy treatment rooms were under construction throughout the world. This type of therapy has been shown to be extremely effective at treating prostate cancer. Statistics show that prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in males. Considering that, it’s understandable to wonder if proton therapy is the right kind of prostate cancer treatment for you. In this post, you’ll learn what proton therapy is and what to expect during this procedure.
How Proton Cancer Treatment Works
It makes sense to want to know how proton therapy works. Instead of using x rays, this type of radiation therapy uses protons. As protons are sped up, they begin to create high levels of energy. In turn, this energy allows protons to travel to cancerous tissues within the body.
Preparing to Receive Proton Therapy
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Not all childhood illnesses and injuries can be treated in the office of a pediatrician. There are a lot of problems that come up after hours or on the weekend. You do not want to take them to the emergency room, because there is no real medical emergency, so you want to take them to an urgent care center near you. That is a wise choice and there are things you can do to make the experience better and less scary. Here are a few:
- Take the time to make a list of the symptoms they are experiencing. At home, you may think you can remember all of them but once you get to the urgent care clinic, that may change. Remember, it is always stressful when your child is sick or hurt. To make sure you do not forget anything and you get all of your questions answered, make a list and refer to it when they are being seen by a doctor or other medical professional. They rely on you to know what is going on so they can give you an accurate diagnosis.
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]