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Cornea Transplant: Let’s talk about health EP.6

Dr. Ngamjit Kasetsuwan, an ophthalmologist, shares insights about the cornea, diseases that can damage it, and the different possible treatments.

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Breast Self Examination

Monthly Self Breast Examination helps to detect anomalities faster.

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Bone Fractures in Elderly Patients

Elderly patients can suffer a bone fracture from a seemingly minor impact, mainly because of changes in the bone structure caused by osteoporosis, which is common among the over 50s. Some fractures can be treated as an outpatient procedure, but there are many types of bone fracture that require surgical attention from highly experienced medical staff who carefully plan the procedure and navigate post-operation rehabilitation.

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Severe Shoulder Pain? Beware of Calcific Tendinitis

Calcific tendinitis – calcium deposits can form in the tendon, and can causes severe pain and discomfort when the area becomes inflamed. Although it can affect any part of the body, it most often cause serious pain in the shoulder rotator cuff tendon used to lift the arm, known as the supraspinatus tendon.

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Questions you should ask your spine specialist before you have surgery

Having surgery makes many people feel anxious and nervous. If you are scheduled to have spinal surgery, one way to relieve your anxiety is to learn all you can about the procedure and your surgeon.

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Rezum Water Therapy for benign prostatic enlargement | Let’s Talk About Health Ep.5

Dr. Charuspong explains the newest technology for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Can hypercholesterolemia be a genetic condition?

Hypercholesterolemia is caused by genetic mutations that limit the body’s ability to remove LDL cholesterol from the blood and therefore leads to its elevated levels. Albeit genetic predisposition, hypercholesterolemia is generally accompanied by other external and environmental factors. Therefore, proper planning and thorough knowledge of one’s physical condition and limitations can help to slow the progression of the disease.

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Jaw Surgery for Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea affects not only the health but the quality of life of a patient. Sleep apnea can be caused by many factors. One of these is the structure of the jawbone, which can be corrected with a surgery that is safe, effective and has been utilized for more than 30 years.

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Suffer From Snoring No More

Everyone snores occasionally, including children. In adults, it affects approximately 30% of men and 15% of women. While occasional snoring is not considered a problem medically, regular snoring, or snoring more than three nights a week, may indicate sleep apnea which can be detrimental to both your physical and mental health.

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