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Brain tumor: symptoms, causes and affordable treatment options abroad

Brain tumor refers to an abnormal cell growth in the brain. There are 2 types of tumors, primary brain tumors and metastatic brain tumors. While primary brain tumors originate and tend to stay within the brain, metastatic brain tumors begin as cancer elsewhere in the body and spreads to the brain. Doctors refer to a tumor based on where the tumor cells originated, and whether they are cancerous (malignant) or not (benign).
Symptoms
Depending on the type and its location in the brain, the symptoms of brain tumor may vary and develop gradually. That’s why they may be overlooked for a long time before diagnosis. Symptoms like seizures, blurred vision, slurred speech, severe headaches; difficulties in concentration may be indications of a brain tumor. Causes While many environmental and genetic factors are being studied, exact causes have not been fully understood. Environmental factors such as being exposed to certain substances in the environment, lifestyle factors, tobacco consumption etc…

Growing trend among Americans - Combining holiday in India with a visit to an American board certified plastic surgeon

Plastic Surgery in India

Plastic surgery is not covered under insurance anywhere in the world; unless it is a reconstructive surgery after an accident or illness. Nevertheless, going under the knife is becoming fairly common as more and more people are opting for it to enhance their looks. This was an exception a couple of decades ago when only celebrities chose to undergo cosmetic surgeries. But this does not hold ground anymore. Plastic surgery is now gaining acceptance with common people who choose togo under the knifeto correct deformities or enhance their looks.  A major reason for the increase in the number of cases of plastic surgery is the availability of cheap alternative destinationsoverseasfor undergoing the procedure. India is one of the hottest medical destinations for conducting plastic surgeries in a safe and affordable way. Plastic surgery in India is considered reliable and affordable. The search for the best plastic surgeon in India starts by creating a list of America…