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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis, otherwise known as jogger’s heel, causes pain that starts in the heel, but spreads throughout the sole of the foot. It is a common condition among the over 40s and is caused by strain on the foot, such as standing for long periods, obesity, unsuitable footwear, or conditions, such as Achilles tendon injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or physical conditions, such as being flat-footed, etc.

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that tends to affect the tendons in the wrists due to chronic overuse of the wrist and thumb, as well as repetitive, improper use of the wrist joint.

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Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles tendonitis is caused by overuse associated with exercise or excessive walking, which leads to pressure and inflammation affecting either the tendon itself or the point at which the Achilles tendon attaches to the bone. The condition tends to start out as a mild ache at the back of the heel or an acute swelling and redness that can seem unbearable.

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Pregnancy Experience at Bumrungrad Hospital

Ms.Shenglan Yao wanted to deliver another child in a safety way for both a baby and herself. She chose Bumrungrad International Hospital and be received an excellent care with satisfied delivery journey with Dr. Somsri Pitukkijronnakorn.

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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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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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Why you shouldn't delay care for chronic acid reflux

Heartburn probably is one of the most common digestive problems which almost every person experiences at least once in their life.

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Endoscopic advances in the management of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the most common cancer of the pancreas. PDAC is an aggressive and difficult malignancy to treat.

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Let’s talk about health Ep. 2: A Growing Problem Worldwide?

Obesity is also associated with the leading causes of death worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. Accordingly to WHO, at least 2.8 million patients die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. The Digestive Disease Center of Bumrungrad International Hospital provides solutions to obesity. And Vitallife Scientific Wellness Center, Bumrungrad’s sister company, specializes in lifestyle medicine and takes a holistic view of weight management by looking at diet, activity levels, genetics, biochemistry, and lifestyle habits.

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