How Open MRI Benefits Claustrophobic Patients

For patients with Claustrophobia, having an MRI procedure in the days before open MRI was very stressful. Old MRI equipment was very narrow, with a tunnel-like opening. Patients with Claustrophobia found it hard to breathe in such a tight space. Imagine being enclosed in a very tight, closed-in space for over 90 minutes. Fortunately, the modern open MRI is much more comfortable for patients.

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Home Care Agency in Naperville – Understanding Unique Health Care Needs Of the Elderly

It is very rightly said that as a person ages, he moves towards completing the cycle of life and becomes more and more childlike. As age progresses, so does dependency on others. A lot goes into understanding the needs of caring for the elderly. Not being able to understand their needs can be have disastrous repercussions on the mental, physical and general well-being of the aged. Unfortunately, it is difficult for an untrained person to understand these needs, which is why hiring a home care agency in Naperville can be a great decision.

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Why Go to a Dual Diagnosis Rehab

Dual diagnosis patients are people who have co-occurring disorders of mental illness and addiction to drugs. Dual diagnosis patients have to go through an intensive treatment process and the treatment is not easy since each problem tends to worsen the other. These are the people who need to go to a dual diagnosis rehab where the problems can be identified and well handled. To make matters worse, with dual diagnosis, the symptoms for drug addiction and those of mental treatment tend to be similar and this often makes it hard for doctors to identify and treat the two conditions separately.

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How to Choose the Right Drug Treatment Center

If you have decided to go to a drug treatment center where you can have your addiction to drugs or alcohol addressed, you have indeed made a bold decision. Many people live in denial and they cannot bring themselves to admit that they need help to overcome their drug or alcohol addiction. By choosing to go to a drug treatment center, it is a sign of self acceptance and it marks the beginning of the positive journey of change to a better life. However, you have to be very careful when choosing a treatment center. Choosing the right treatment center will make it much easier to follow your commitment to overcoming drug addiction.

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  • Fidel Barnhart