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  • By the time I underwent bilateral total hip replacement surgery (THR), I couldn't remember what it was like to walk normally. The successful results included a positive impact on my overall sense of well-being.

    How Bilateral Hip Replacements Changed My Life

    How Bilateral Hip Replacements Changed My Life

    by KT Dunn4

  • An inguinal hernia is one of the most common types of hernias. There are a few different ways to fix it. In my case, I underwent robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Here are my tips on how to recover properly.

    Tips for Recovery From an Inguinal Hernia Surgery

    Tips for Recovery From an Inguinal Hernia Surgery

    by perrya0

  • Wondering if you should get a flu shot or how you're going to survive going in for your TDap this season? Here's how I survive my annual vaccines without totally freaking out.

    How to Calm Down Before a Shot

    How to Calm Down Before a Shot

    by Em Clark0

  • An abdominal ultrasound scan suggested by a doctor probably saved my life. In this article, after defining the meaning of ultrasound scan, I explain its purpose in medical diagnostics and some of the results the scan images can indicate.

    What to Expect From an Ultrasound Scan in Thailand

    What to Expect From an Ultrasound Scan in Thailand

    by Paul Richard Kuehn7

  • Since the age of 55, I have had increasingly more blood tests. These tests have occurred in conjunction with hypertension, my prostate gland condition, and recent kidney operation. In this article, I explain what to expect from blood test results and how this will help you to live longer.

    What to Expect From Blood Test Results

    What to Expect From Blood Test Results

    by Paul Richard Kuehn2

  • The idea of going through in vitro fertilization (IFV) can be daunting--it certainly was for me! Then I did it give times. Not so bad!

    What Is the IVF Process Like?

    What Is the IVF Process Like?

    by Simone Haruko Smith5

  • For my 50th birthday, I gave myself the gift of improved mobility and less pain. I've lived with intense neck pain, since my 1997 horse throw, and my deepest regret is having waited so long to have this surgery. My life has been improved immeasurably. My best advice is to not put it off and suffer.

    How Anterior Cervical Disk Fusion Surgery Improved My Life

    How Anterior Cervical Disk Fusion Surgery Improved My Life

    by Debra Roberts14

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