Archive for May, 2013

You Should Know About Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy Liquid InjectionChemotherapy is rarely heard by people or patients if they are healthy. They will ask and search the information about

chemotherapy if they suffered a cancer. This therapy will be chose by them as the last effort after the painless medications failed to cure their cancer. Chemotherapy is mentioned just “Chemo”.

Please be noted that chemotherapy is the type of cancer treatment to kill the cancer cells and to stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of your body. The main purpose is to localize the destroyed effects of the cancer. Cancer cell is also known as malignant cells.

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What do You Get From Spirometry Test?

Spirometry TestSpirometry is a test for checking your lung and pulmonary functions. This medical diagnostic tool is also effective way to diagnose the other abnormalities related respiratory system like asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic lesion and persistent breathing disorder. Severe difficult to breath is categorized as emergency situation.

Spirometer as a tool of spirometry will show the graph displayed as spirogram. A curve of the test result will set the volume of air on the Y-axis and in second on the X-axis. This both axis also provide the flow of volume loop that display the volume of inhaled or exhaled time.

The procedure of spirometry is patient to be requested to inhale in the deepest breath as long he possible and will breathe out into the port of sensing in the spirometer. Sometimes he does the fast inhale.

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What is BMD Test For?

Bone Mineral Density Test ForMany people are suffering of osteoporosis but they don’t realize it until they get final result with significant health problem.

There are several types of fracture that caused by osteoporosis. This disease can be considered as diminished Bone Mineral Density (BMD).

BMD test is a tool that’s highly recommended by the Doctors or Specialist to assess the condition of bone. There is a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scan which usually recognized as BMD Test. This equipment can detect bone density and any fracture risk with using of limited radiation exposure.

By using BMD Test, bone problems are easily detected like osteopenia and osteoporosis. It shows the amount of calcium and other minerals that present within bone structure. Your health can be identified any future bone risk and developing osteoporosis.

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