Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
Dry Mouth: Is It Sneaking Past Your Radar?
A dental epidemic is brewing, and it's called Xerostomia, or "Dry Mouth". It sounds innocuous enough, and perhaps that is why many people affected by the problem fail to treat it, or...
10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore
And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.
Why Acupuncture Works for Anxiety Relief
It's thousands of years old, but acupuncture is just being recognized as an effective anxiety treatment. Learn what experts think and whether it might help you.
10 Reasons to Love Outdoor Showers
Keep summertime dirt and sand outside with a shower area that turns an everyday routine into an exhilarating experience
How Cost Effective is LASIK Surgery?
Baton Rouge LASIK surgeons explore the cost effectiveness of LASIK for Baton Rouge patients.
Why You Should Get Physical Therapy First
What does a physical therapist do, and how can they help you? Here's why you should get physical therapy first. 1. Feel better, sooner 2. Save money 3. Get b...
Tips for Managing Diabetes
While diabetes is a serious condition, it is manageable — especially if diagnosed early. Here are tips for managing it in daily life.
What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?
If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
George Krasowski, MD, Joins Heywood Surgical Associates
Heywood Medical Group is pleased to announce that George Krasowski, MD has joined Heywood Surgical Associates, located in Suite 208 in the Heywood Hospital Medical Arts Building Dr. Krasowski has been on staff at Heywood Hospital since 1989. He earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Yeshiva University in New York, a surgical internship at Montefiore Medical Center, NY and returned to Montefiore Medical Center for his residency in General Surgery. He is Board Certified in General Surgery Dr. Krasowski serves as the Chief of Surgery for Heywood Hospital. In 2016, he was presented with the prestigious James A. Faust Pillar Award for Physician Excellence, the highest honor Heywood Healthcare bestows on its physicians.…