Study Shows Botox Relieves Symptoms Of Depression

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Lately, it seems like researchers discover new benefits of Botox just about every other day. (Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration… but not much.) What is the latest gem to emerge from these studies? Apparently, Botox isn’t just good for your skin — it may also ease depression. The research, presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and lead by Dr. Ajay Parsaik, produced impressive results.

Reviews of data from more than five, large scale studied revealed that “eight times as many patients who received injections of Botox saw improvement in their depression symptoms when compared to patients who did not receive the shots,” according to Medical Daily. Researchers evaluated a standard metric (self-reported depression as gauged by the Goldberg Depress

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4 Reasons to Consider Urgent Care Before the Emergency Room

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When you get sick or injured, the only thing on your mind is likely getting care, fast. That’s why you should make sure you know the facts before such an event arises. To help you with that, we’ve compiled a list of three reasons why you should consider choosing urgent care over the emergency room.

1. It takes less time.

About 80% of urgent care patients wait 15 minutes or less for treatment. That’s a significantly shorter wait time than an emergency room. In fact, 35% of emergency room visits could have been resolved faster at an urgent care facility, and an estimated 80% of visits are resolved within an hour.

2. Are there really that many differences?

Did you know that an estimated 27% of emergency room visits could have been resolved at an

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Treatment For Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy What You Need to Know

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People who suffer from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) often have difficulty completing everyday tasks. From walking a flight of stairs to writing with a pen, mundane tasks most of us take for granted are challenging and, maybe more importantly, painful for RSD patients. What is RSD? RSD is a disorder that causes chronic pain. Symptoms of the disorder include sensitivity to touch, swelling, increased sweating, changes in skin color, abnormal body temperatures, decrease in muscle tissue, chronic fatigue, anxiety, and depression. As you can imagine, people who suffer from the disorder lead uncomfortable lives (to put in mildly).

Fortunately, treatment for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy are available. One of the more popular and successful treatments is known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Read More