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Want Tummy Tuck but Can't Afford it?

Tummy TuckA flat and well-toned belly is everyone’s dream. Some people are lucky enough to make their dream come true with strict diet and exercises. But others feel wretched for the fatty tummy that refuses to budge even after following diet, exercise and other weight loss measures. 

Some people may lose those extra kilos but get loose and saggy skin around their abdomen which looks even worse.  
However, plastic surgery offers a great solution for both these problems. Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is a one-step procedure that not only gives a flat abdomen by removing excessive fat but also tightens the weak or separated muscles of abdomen to give your abdomen a smooth and firm appearance. There are different variations in the technique and types of tummy tuck. Broadly speaking, Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is of following three types: 
The Mini Tummy Tuck or the scar less tummy tuck, removes only a small amount of stubborn belly flab along with small portion of skin with the help of a s…

Understanding, preparing and living with pacemaker

What is a Pacemaker?
A pacemaker is a small electronic device that is placed in the chest or abdomen of the patient to keep a track of the heart rate and control abnormal heart rhythms. It also generates a signal that helps the heart to beat at the correct pace or normal rate.

What is a Pacemaker used for?Pacemaker is used to treat arrhythmias or problems with the rate or rhythm of the heart beat. Human heart rate is controlled by a natural electrical system that tells the heart when to beat. In case of improper functioning of the electrical system, heart rate can be too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia), or irregular. In such a situation, the heart may not be able to pump the required amount of blood to the body parts leading to symptoms like: DizzinessLight headednessFatigueShortness of breathConfusionFainting
These symptoms may be a consistent problem or may occur occasionally. They are more noticeable during physical activity. Severe arrhythmias can damage the vital organs of …