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Welcome back to Thailand

After months of lockdown and travel restrictions, we are glad that medical and tourist visa is finally available to enter Thailand. No quarantine option for fully vaccinated travelers is also possible.

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Alzheimer' s Disease and Dementia : Treating with understanding

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most commonly occurring diseases worldwide and most well-known form of dementia, it’s estimated that there are over 55 million people in the world living with dementia.

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Water Vapor Therapy Latest Non-Surgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is common, and its incidence increases with age. Evidence of BPH is present in over 50 percent of men by age 60. Bumrungrad would like to introduce the latest non-surgical technology that cures enlarged prostate by Water Vapor Therapy. A fast, convenient and safe procedure – the first in Thailand! Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, a urologist, answered the concerns related to prostate gland enlargement and shared information about Water Vapor Therapy.

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COVID-19 Recovery Clinic and Post COVID Wellness Solution

Currently, there are still new COVID-19 infected cases each day, as well as a number of previously COVID-19 infected who now test negative. The post-COVID complications, called “Long COVID-19,” can remain for 1-6 months after the infection, depending on the physical condition individually. As we are aware of this, Bumrungrad International Hospital offers holistic solutions to all COVID 19 related problems under “Bumrungrad COVID-19 Recovery Clinic”. Assist. Prof. Dr. Chok Limsuwat, a pulmonologist and critical care medicine specialist, and Dr. Narinthorn Surasinthon, a Medical Director of VitalLife Bangkachao provided more information about “COVID-19 Recovery Clinic and Post COVID Wellness Solution.

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Thyroid disorder: Can it be dangerous?

Do you know that thyroid hormones affect several metabolic processes in your body? It can affect the nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, gynecological systems, and body temperature regulations. Hypothyroidism is among the most common thyroid issues. It's commonly caused by an autoimmune disorder known as Hashimoto’s Disease, in which the thyroid gland is chronically inflamed and mistakenly attacked by the body’s antibodies. This damages the thyroid gland and leads to a thyroid hormone production deficiency. This session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk's, Dr. Rachanon Murathanun, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism discussed about the danger of Thyroid Disorder.

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Colorectal Cancer: Are you at Risk?

Colorectal cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the colon or rectum. It may take years to develop, and at the early stage, there may only be an abnormal growth of tissues known as polyps. However, these polyps can then develop into cancer if left untreated or not removed. In some cases, people with colorectal cancer have no abnormal symptoms, so they do not know that they have cancer. That’s why a check-up is important to find the polyps before they turn into cancer, especially if you are at risk. But the question is, ARE YOU AT RISK? Let us find out in this session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk. Dr. Navara Dusitanond, a specialist for Colorectal & General Surgery, shared his expertise on this topic.

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Post COVID-19 Impact on Lung Damage, Treatment & Recovery

Over 213 million people have been infected by coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 can damage different organs, but mainly the lungs.

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The warning signs of Office Syndrome leading to chronic spine issues

This session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk with Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham, a neuro- and spine surgeon, will educate us on this topic, explaining the difference between pain related to Office Syndrome and specific signs of chronic spine issues.

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Office Syndrome: What is it and How Does it Affect Your Spine?

Office Syndrome: What is it and how does it affect your spine? Our experts Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham, a neuro- and spine surgeon, and Dr. Suthee Siriwechdaruk, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, will share their expertise and get us to know more about “Office Syndrome” Office syndrome may lead to chronic issues and spine problems, which become even more severe in WFH situations.

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