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Permanently amazed by the effective identification for precise treatment

"Immensely impressed by the hospital's swift and decisive action, I shudder to think what might have unfolded had the doctor not intervened promptly that day. I could've ended up in another medical facility, possibly staring down the daunting prospect of invasive colon cancer surgery and a life tethered to a colostomy bag."

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Reduce Risk Factors

In honor of the Alzheimer Awareness Month, this interview aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of early detection and spotlights Bumrungrad Memory Clinic and Neuroscience Center. It helps people to understand what are the risk factors and how they can decrease them.

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Pink October: Celebrating Positive Advances in Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

In honor of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this blog aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of early detection and spotlights Bumrungrad Breast Center's multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer care, highlighting advances in early detection and personalized treatments that offer hope for improved patient outcomes.

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Preserve Your Joints for an Active Lifestyle

To preserve joint health and sustain an active lifestyle, it is essential to understand the process of joint deterioration, which can lead to conditions such as osteoarthritis. Non-invasive treatments like physical therapy, weight management, lifestyle adjustments, and options such as corticosteroid injections or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections can effectively mitigate joint deterioration.

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation in the plantar fascia in the foot, the fibrous attachment to the heel bone. It is the most common cause of heel pain. The main symptom is pain in the bottom of the foot or the heel and the pain is usually the worst with the first few steps out of bed in the morning or when getting up after long periods of sitting. The pain is often relieved after walking for a while or after stretching. Generally, plantar fasciitis can heal on its own even without any treatment. However, getting proper treatment can help it heal faster and taking proper care of the soles can reduce the recurrence rate.

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Healthier You Live, Stronger You Love l Patient Journey from Myanmar at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Join us as we introduce you to Daw Myat Khine and U Kyaw Hlaing, a couple with a strong 38-year relationship. They are also the proud owners of a unique traditional lacquerware shop.

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A Clear Vision with Phakic Intraocular Lens

The Phakic Intraocular Lens (Phakic IOL) is an innovative solution for vision correction, particularly for individuals who may not be suitable candidates for traditional corneal laser eye surgeries like LASIK. This blog highlights the benefits of the Phakic IOL, including its suitability for high myopia, thin corneas, dry eyes, astigmatism, and active lifestyles, while emphasizing the importance of choosing a trusted like the Bumrungrad Eye Center for this delicate procedure.

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New technology in spine surgery

In the past, conventional spinal surgery was performed and began around the early 1900s. This follows the use of general anesthesia, emerging of an x-ray machine and has a better antibiotics. The first conventional discectomy was performed and recorded in 1932. The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used in 1977, which can study the structures inside the spine, including nerves and spinal cord. Surgery in the past is very different from the present.

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