Tag Archives: Surgery

‘I was shocked when I was told that I might have to have open heart surgery’ – mother-of-three Rebecca Redmond

It can develop suddenly or can happen slowly over months or even years and is most commonly caused by previous heart damage – but it can and does affect seemingly healthy people. The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a new symptom checker on their website – KnowYourHeart.ie – where members of the public can go… Read More »

Doctors Conducted Breast Enlargement Surgery Instead of Breast Reduction Surgery on Mother With Double D ‘Upside Down Zucchini’ Boobs

Botched up boob jobs. (Photo Credits: Klaus Hausmann/Pixabay) Breast implants have become very common these days. Anybody who is unhappy with their boob size, can opt for easy implant surgeries also known as boob job commonly. However, some people also opt for breast reduction surgery, recently we saw Modern Family’s Ariel Winter opting for surgery… Read More »

Managing pain after surgery

Surgery and pain pills used to go hand in hand. After all, you need a strong prescription pain medication to ensure you aren’t in pain after a procedure, right? Turns out not only is prescription pain medication not always needed, but often not advisable after surgery, because it can raise the risk of opioid addiction.… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

29-year-old fitness model develops 'breast implant illness' and has reversal surgery

29-year-old fitness model gets breast implants removed after she says the silicone gave her seven years of ‘brain fog, bald spots and rashes’ Fitness blogger Sia Cooper, 29, from Destin, Florida, decided to get breast implants in October 2011  Over the last seven years, she said she’s been suffering from extreme fatigue, facial rashes, chest… Read More »