3 Common Treatments for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common issue which impacts millions of people every year. Fortunately there are a number of ways to manage and improve the severity of the condition, which can help prevent many of the potential side effects of high blood pressure. Changing your lifestyle is one of the most effective ways of treating high blood pressure, and it works more effectively when combined with medical treatment. Many people prefer embracing custom plans that allow them to manage their recovery process through exercise schedules, dietary adjustments and getting…

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Can an average student get into medical school?

Ok i am going to give you the most important advice of your whole pre medical career. I was just like you and i made every mistake in the book. I want you to listen carefully. I can tell that you are a smart person and i want you to make the right decision. Cynical side: 1.) You have to ask yourself why do you want to become a physician. Be honest with yourself. The top reasons that people become physicians is money, prestige, parental pressure, sex and a passion…

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All about MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (heart attack)

Myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is the irreversible necrosis of secondary to prolonged ischemia. This usually results from an imbalance in oxygen supply and demand, which is most often caused by plque ruptre with thrombus formation in a cornary vessel, resulting in an acute reduction of blood supply to a prtion of the myocardium. RISK FACTORS: Modifiable: Hyperlipidemia High blood pressure Diabetes Obesity Poor Lack of exercise Non Modifiable : Strong family history Increasing age males at all ages n females more after menopause genetic Male-pattern baldness…

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Definition Of Love For Medical Students

Definition : A Serious Disorder Of The Heart Due To Relationship Between A Male and A Female Which Can Sometime Cause Death Of 1 Or Both Depending On The Resistance Associated. Types: – 1 Way – 2 Ways Age And Risk Factors : Usually Occurs After Puberty But Recent Studies Revealed That It Can Happen In Any Age Group Even In Children. Sites Affected: Brain And Heart Etiology: – Time Pass – Desired To Be Loved – Money And Beauty Symptoms: – Tension – Sleeplessness – Daydream – Tachycardia –…

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Surgical site infection and its associated factors following cesarean section: a cross sectional study from a public hospital in Ethiopia

  by Kelemu Abebe Gelaw, Amlaku Mulat Aweke, Feleke Hailemichael Astawesegn, Birhanu Wondimeneh Demissie and Liknaw Bewket Zeleke Abstract Background A cesarean section is a surgical procedure in which incisions are made through a woman’s abdomen and uterus to deliver her baby. Surgical site infections are a common surgical complication among patients delivered with cesarean section. Further it caused to increase maternal morbidity, stay of hospital and the cost of treatment. Methods Hospital based cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the magnitude of surgical site infection following cesarean Site Infections and its associated factors at Lemlem Karl hospital July 1,…

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Meds Students for Africa!

Medical bond between Africa and Poland Poland, a Central European country that consists of 38.5 million inhabitants, has never had close ties with Tanzania in Eastern Africa. Who would have thought that a unique bond between those two countries, undoubtedly beautiful but also different, will form? For the last two years, medical students from Warsaw Medical University have been traveling to Moshi in Tanzanian Region of Kilimanjaro to provide aid through SASA Foundation. They have been always equipped with the essential medical tools, which are often unavailable in the hospitals.…

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The reason we don’t get a heart cancer

Your heart Your heart is virtually impervious to cancer due to its muscular, non-fatty nature along with substantial assistance from the pericardium. Food for thought: there are cancers of the brain, blood, lymph nodes, lungs, bone, and every other bodily organ, part, or system imaginable. Why, then, do we never hear about heart cancer Could it be our hearts, long symbolized as the root of loving emotion, are somehow immune to the dreaded disease? Unfortunately, the reason no one ever talks about heart cancer is much more mundane. “We do…

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THE STORY BEHIND OUR PICTURE OF MESSY OPERATING ROOM

For those you know us and follow us, you may remember the image we shared on our facebook page that clearly describing what’s really going on in the operation room. Originally, the image was taken in ER in Israel but the exact location we didn’t share because of privacy reasons. (THE IMAGE CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT – You can see the image here.) The main goal and the purpose of the image was to raise awareness, not just to the medical stuff it self, but to all patients and family that are waiting in…

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VOTE POLL: What do you most like about Meddy Bear?

Please, let us know what MOST you like about our community. If you think that we need improvement in some specific subject, comment it bellow. What do you most like about Meddy Bear? Great Medical Info Awesome Medical Images It’s Very Entertaining I Love the Videos It’s the Best Medical Community Everything is great, but it need improvement Other Please Specify: Poll Maker Thank you. Share this poll with your friends, and let them know about your vote!

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VOTE POLL: Do you think that medical school is “overrated”?

Vote and tell us, do you think that (some) medical schools are overrated? Do you think that it’s more expensive that it should be? It’s harder that you think before even planing to join? Let’s see your opinion on this.. Do you think that medical school is “over-rated”? Yes No It should be. It’s the best school. QuizMaker Thank you for voting. See the results and share this with your friends bellow ↓

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Top 10 Things Your Doctor Wants You To Know

It may surprise you to know that doctors, in fact, get our most up-to-date medical knowledge from the National Enquirer (Man Gives Birth to Baby With Wooden Leg, Hospitalized With Splinters!), Sports Illustrated (Swimsuit Edition) and Reader’s Digest. The “I am Joe’s Pancreas, Kidney or Ovary” series personally got me through first year medical school. A recent issue of Readers Digest discussed ten things that doctors wish they could tell you but were too diplomatic. Included were admonishments such as: call if you’re canceling your appointment, wash up, be honest…

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23 things NOT to put on your CV – Resume writing for doctors

Is my resume ok? Is it what is expected? We hear from many doctors who work with us as locums, or those who are wishing to work in the Australian medical system that they are not confident about their CV. They fear it is too long, too short, in the wrong format, the wrong font, doesn’t include the right information, or is not what is expected in Australia. For the most part, their fear is well founded. Having recruited to a number of different professions, I can say with absolute…

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5 kinds of Doctors you’ll come across in a hospital

So after graduating from the Medical school I realized that it wasn’t so bad. Just kidding. It was bad. But then again I had loads of fun too. Anyways so when I looked back at my five years as a medical student I realized that both the fun part of a rotation and the misery was almost entirely dependent on the doctor I was rotating with. So based on my observation I categorized my mentors into five groups. 1. THE REALLY COOL DOC: “The name’s Bond, James Bond” .. Seriously,…

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