With all the information available on the Internet today, it's easy to go online and think you've figured out what's wrong when you're not feeling well. But there's a reason doctors spend so much time and money going to med school. Here are four missed self-diagnoses that could prove fatal if left untreated--definitely worth a trip to urgent care!
You've been running errands all afternoon, picked up your grandchild about a million times, and walked the dog.
Remember seeing Kanye West's diamond teeth on "Ellen?" Well, diamond teeth have started to become a trend among celebrities and non-celebs alike. Unlike traditional dental "grills" that are placed over the teeth, these new diamond-encrusted "teeth" are actually permanent dental implants.
Safety of Diamond Implants
HIPAA privacy rules prevent Kanye's dentist from revealing the actual dental procedure he underwent, but it's likely his front teeth were surgically removed and replaced with titanium dental implants before diamond-encrusted crowns were attached to them.
Most memorial services are held inside. While many families choose to have a graveside service as well, the traditional option is to have a memorial service in a funeral home, church or private home. Having this memorial service indoors makes it easier to control the event and means you don't have to be concerned about the weather. However, it is becoming more common for memorial services to be held outside so as to take advantage of a natural setting and to carry out a more eco-friendly burial.
One of the biggest indicators of heart disease is cardiomegaly. Cardiomegaly is a condition more commonly known as an "enlarged heart," and it can indicate a serious medical condition--or supreme fitness. When the left ventricle region of your heart is particularly enlarged, it is not always easy to determine whether or not your heart is functioning efficiently because you are athletic, or poorly because you are suffering from heart disease. Here is an introduction to cardiomegaly, the left ventricle, and the importance of determining whether your heart is enlarged as a result of great health or poor health.
Living with back pain can be devastating. Millions of people suffer each year from this type of pain and visit a chiropractor for the necessary amount of care. However, there are other health benefits of visiting this back specialist that should be considered. Knowing other reasons to visit a chiropractor may motivate you to do so.
Reason #1: Spine alignment
One of the most common reasons for seeing a chiropractor is to have your spine aligned correctly.