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Things to remember when travelling overseas for dental implants

Dental Tourism   Dental work  at  home  of almost any kind can be pretty expensive for Americans. According to one study, dental implants in the USA c an cost anywhere between $4000 and $7 000. Specialty clinics abroad offer the same at $ 6 00.  Isn’t this a huge saving?    It is not just people living in the USA that are   getting  benefit ed  from going overseas for dental implants . It is also people from other  countries such as Nigeria and  European nations who are visiting destination such as India, Mexico, Philippines and Costa Rica to name just a few.   Whether you are traveling from Nigeria or the USA, there are a few important points that you  must consider before chalking out  your program  for dental tourism .    Duration of the treatment   Find out from your dentist – even before your start your journey – exactly how long it will take before you can travel back. A dental implant  may  entail:   More than one visit   Initial examination  

Deep Brain Stimulation: Revolutionary & AFFORDABLE in India

What is  Deep brain stimulation (DBS) ?   Deep brain stimulation (DBS)  is a surgical procedure  whereby an  implant  or a  pacemaker-like device called neuro - stimulator i s implanted in  the brain. The device send s  electrical signals to  the  brain areas responsible for body movement to help regulate  their   activity .    Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes are placed deep in the brain (location depends upon the patient symptoms) and are connected to a stimulator/battery device. The device is implanted under the skin of the chest, below the collar bone. On  activation, the device  send s  continuous electrical pulses to the target areas in the brain, blocking the faulty impulses that cause tremors. Patient can control the on and off of stimulator by handheld special magnets  and  other devices. The life of the device depends upon its usage and can be replaced by  a very easy  procedure.    Deep brain stimulation is used to treat a number of neurological conditi

Weight Loss Surgery in India: Most Affordable and Effective

Weight loss surgery- liberate yourself from obesity related diseases Obesity- The Killer Disease We live in a world where lifestyle  diseases   are rampant, obesity being one of them. A recent report from WHO points out that, in 2014, over 1.9 billion adults  were “suffering”  from  obesity. And the figures are constantly rising. It is shocking to know that worldwide Obesity has doubled since 1980 and that 65% of the world's population live in countries where obesity kills more people than underweight. Closer home, in the United States, it is believed that two out of every three Americans are overweight. In the recent years, medical experts have repeatedly said that obesity in the country is on the rise and is one of the biggest health concerns that Americans face. Obesity- Causes and Treatment Options Obesity has been declared as a serious disease and an Epidemic by WHO There are several causes for obesity. The most common  ar