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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 can cost anywhere between $4000 and $7000. Specialty clinics abroad offer the same at $600. Isn’t this a huge saving? 
It is not just people living in the USA that aregetting benefited 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.

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 is implanted in the brain. The device sends electrical signals to the brain areas responsible for body movement to help regulate theiractivity.  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 sends 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 conditions, such as:

Weight Loss Surgery in India: Most Affordable and Effective

Obesity- The Killer DiseaseWe live in a world where lifestyle diseasesare 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 OptionsThere are several causes for obesity. The most common are high calorie or junk food intake, non-active lifestyle and genetic susceptibility. Other contributors include endocrine disorders, certain medications, and, in some cases, psychiatric disorders. 
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