If the thought of getting surgery scares you, you’re not alone. Surgical procedures can be intimidating—and it’s not unusual for a person to feel nervous or scared about getting one.
For some people, this fear is more severe. People who have surgical anxiety have a heightened fear of surgery and exhibit physical symptoms such as nausea, chest pain, or palpitations at the thought of surgery. They may also have panic attacks and may delay or avoid getting surgical treatment even if their medical condition worsens without surgery.
Let’s take a closer look at why you might feel afraid of surgeries.
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Ailments affecting the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) range from minor sniffles to full-blown ear infections. Obviously, treatments will vary depending upon the condition’s severity. In many cases your doctor can prescribe medications to address your condition, but for more complex ailments, you may need to see an ENT specialist.
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Sport doctors are for everyone who exercises, plays sports, or is suffering from injuries like sprains or fractures. Here are some reasons why you should consult a sports medicine specialist:
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Sciatica is the inflammation and pain of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body, which originates in the lower back and extends down each leg. Here’s how physical therapy can help in alleviating the pain:
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