DISEASES&TREATMENT

3 Common Hand Problems in Office Workers

Friday, March 23 , 2018 | Viewer: 125

Painful hand conditions usually have ergonomic causes among office workers.

HAND & MICROSURGERY Hand Injuries and Treatments

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 2,622

The hands are one of the most important parts of human body. Hands are very complex organ with multiple joints, different types of ligament, tendons and nerves. Intricate in design and function, the hand is an amazing work of anatomic engineering. Form follows function in the hand. Therefore, any injury to the underlying structures of the hand carries the potential for serious handicap. To reduce this risk, even the smallest hand injuries require proper medical evaluation.

Lifestyle Tips to Manage and Prevent Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 5,553

Osteoarthritis is called wear-and-tear arthritis because it is a result of using joints every day. The older a person gets, the greater the wear-and-tear. Some risk factors of osteoarthritis include hereditary, age, gender, diet, and lifestyle factors. There is no cure for osteoarthritis, however you can manage symptoms and reduce risk factors. If you do develop osteoarthritis, there are many lifestyle changes you can make to slow the course of the disease.

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 116

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff can be injured during activities that place a tremendous amount of force or strain on the shoulder, such as playing baseball or tennis.  The severity of injury may range from a mild strain and inflammation to a partial or complete tear of one of the rotator cuff muscles that may require surgery for rotator cuff repair. In such circumstances, medical care should be provided as soon as possible.

Is It Really Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Tuesday, February 27 , 2018 | Viewer: 873

Have you noticed signs of distractibility, hypersensitivity, or forgetfulness in your child? It could be attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Data from the department of mental health in 2016 shows that there were 420,000 children aged between 6-15 years suffering from ADHD.

3 Common Hand Problems in Office Workers

Friday, March 23 , 2018 | Viewer: 125

Painful hand conditions usually have ergonomic causes among office workers.

HAND & MICROSURGERY Hand Injuries and Treatments

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 2,622

The hands are one of the most important parts of human body. Hands are very complex organ with multiple joints, different types of ligament, tendons and nerves. Intricate in design and function, the hand is an amazing work of anatomic engineering. Form follows function in the hand. Therefore, any injury to the underlying structures of the hand carries the potential for serious handicap. To reduce this risk, even the smallest hand injuries require proper medical evaluation.

Lifestyle Tips to Manage and Prevent Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 5,553

Osteoarthritis is called wear-and-tear arthritis because it is a result of using joints every day. The older a person gets, the greater the wear-and-tear. Some risk factors of osteoarthritis include hereditary, age, gender, diet, and lifestyle factors. There is no cure for osteoarthritis, however you can manage symptoms and reduce risk factors. If you do develop osteoarthritis, there are many lifestyle changes you can make to slow the course of the disease.

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Thursday, March 22 , 2018 | Viewer: 116

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff can be injured during activities that place a tremendous amount of force or strain on the shoulder, such as playing baseball or tennis.  The severity of injury may range from a mild strain and inflammation to a partial or complete tear of one of the rotator cuff muscles that may require surgery for rotator cuff repair. In such circumstances, medical care should be provided as soon as possible.

Is It Really Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Tuesday, February 27 , 2018 | Viewer: 873

Have you noticed signs of distractibility, hypersensitivity, or forgetfulness in your child? It could be attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Data from the department of mental health in 2016 shows that there were 420,000 children aged between 6-15 years suffering from ADHD.

It Has Been a Bad Flu Season. Here Is How You Can Prevent It

Monday, February 19 , 2018 | Viewer: 299

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. While cold and flu viruses spread rapidly in indoor environments like offices, they can also spread at outdoor work environments. This occurs when they become airborne or contaminates a surface that many people touch, such as the handrail of a sky train.  People who get vaccinated are at lower risk of getting influenza than those who are not. An expert also recommends people in high risk group to get vaccinated.

Adults and Elderly People Need to Be Vaccinated Too

Tuesday, February 13 , 2018 | Viewer: 367

Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. All adults need immunizations to help them prevent getting and spreading serious diseases that could result in poor health, missed work, medical bills, and not being able to care for family. As we age our immune system weakens and puts us at higher risk for certain diseases such as shingles and pneumonia.

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy – New Thyroid Surgery Technique That Leaves No Visible Scar

Tuesday, February 6 , 2018 | Viewer: 1,041

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy – New Thyroid Surgery Technique That Leaves No Visible Scar

Frequently Asked Questions About Rotavirus

Wednesday, January 24 , 2018 | Viewer: 2,874

Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus that causes severe diarrhea in children and adults. Many people are wondering what are the symptoms of rotavirus infection and when to see a doctor.

Common mistakes when trying to lose weight

Friday, January 19 , 2018 | Viewer: 5,386

Losing weight can seem very tough. Sometimes you may feel like you are doing everything right and yet unable to achieve satisfying results. It is important to understand the cause of weight gain and know how to lose weight in a healthy way. This will help you control your weight in the long run.

Dealing with A Child’s Anger

Thursday, January 18 , 2018 | Viewer: 448

Anger is a normal emotion. Children are not always able to control their emotions and sometimes burst out in anger.  Most children have occasional tantrums or meltdowns. They may sometimes lash out if they are frustrated or be defiant if asked to do something they do not want to do. But when kids do these things repeatedly, or cannot control their tempers most of the time, it may be more than just a typical behavior.

Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery New Treatment of Gynecologic Conditions

Thursday, January 18 , 2018 | Viewer: 683

Nowadays, gynecologic disorders among women are increasing. Women over 30 years have a chance of having myoma uteri, ovarian cysts, and endometriosis. The most common is myoma uteri.  Statistically, for every 10 women, 3 or 4 will suffer from these conditions and 30% of these women will have to undergo surgery. Therefore, an annual gynecologic exam is important to detect the disease early.

Treatment for Child Snoring or Enlarged Adenoids

Wednesday, January 17 , 2018 | Viewer: 451

Snoring can be found in 3-12% of children. It is common but may also be the first sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which is common in preschool and kindergarten children. It can have effects on daytime learning, behavior, and emotion. If your child makes noise when breathing during sleep or snoring becomes noticeable, you should consult a doctor.

Urinary Incontinence | Bladder control problems should not be overlooked

Monday, January 15 , 2018 | Viewer: 6,605

Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, and related symptoms such as frequent urination and intense urge to urinate. Women who have had 2-3 vaginal births are more likely to have urinary incontinence. The leakage might happen when coughing and sneezing. This is called stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

Obesity increases the risk of diabetes

Tuesday, December 26 , 2017 | Viewer: 447

Obesity may increase the risk of many health problems. One of them is diabetes type 2, which accounts for 95% of people with diabetes. 4 in 5 patients are overweight or obese. The symptoms might not be severe but being able to recognize them is important. The links between obesity and type 2 diabetes are firmly established. Without the intervention of a healthy diet and appropriate exercise, obesity can lead to type 2 diabetes over a relatively short period of time. Therefore, it is important to maintain a healthy weight.

“Do’s and Don’ts” Before/After ReLEx or LASIK

Tuesday, December 12 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,022

ReLEx is a new technique of laser vision correction. Due to the smaller wound by minimal invasive surgery, ReLEx results in less immediate post-operative discomfort and tearing

The Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity

Friday, December 8 , 2017 | Viewer: 14,009

Obesity is a common problem that is estimated to affect around one in 3 adults. In 2017, there were 2,200 million people who had obesity. Obesity has increased 3 times more in men and 2 times more in women. In Thailand, this is also increasing. As for the ranking of obesity in the ASEAN region, Thailand came second after Malaysia. There are 10 million people with obesity in Thailand – 4.7 million men and 11.3 million women.

Dental Veneer | Enhancing your smile

Wednesday, December 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 2,916

Dental veneer can enhance the brightness of your teeth, straighten your smile, and correct issues such as discoloration, fractures, or chips. It is a less intrusive option than crowns.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Wednesday, December 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 6,308

Obstructive sleep apnea is common and affects between 1-5% of children, while snoring can be found in 4-12% especially in 2-6 years olds. Problems that obstructive sleep apnea can cause includes impacts on daytime learning, behavior, and emotion.

Newborn Critical Care Because every minute counts

Monday, November 27 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,764

A safe and healthy birth is every pregnant woman’s wish. In Thailand, there are 700,000 births a year and 100,000 cases are premature. The mortality rate of newborn is 6.7 in 1,000 births. This is the third among Asian countries.

Osteoporosis – Bone Fracture | Be proactive – Prevent – Get Treated Immediately

Wednesday, November 15 , 2017 | Viewer: 5,393

One of the major health risks in the elderly is bone fracture.  Bone fractures, however, are the consequences of “Osteoporosis” which is the loss of bone that occurs silently. Often there are no symptoms until the first fall or fracture.

8 Home Improvement Ideas to Prevent Falls for the Elderly

Wednesday, November 15 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,417

Falls are one of the most common accidents among older adults causing pains, bone fractures, paralysis and, in some cases, death.

Things Women Should Know About Endometriosis

Monday, November 13 , 2017 | Viewer: 8,636

Painful menstruation should not be overlooked as it may be a sign of an illness. Endometriosis is a kind of disorder in which tissues that normally lines the inside of a uterus grows outside the uterus. This can cause pain especially during your periods. Fortunately, there are effective treatments available.

Computer Guided Implant Surgery

Monday, November 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 979

Dental implants are a solution for people who have lost one or more teeth due to periodontal disease, trauma or injury, or other reasons. Implants are artificial tooth roots that are placed into the jaw bone and are used to support the crowns.

Dental Implants | Replacing a missing tooth, bringing back your confident smile.

Monday, November 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 799

A missing tooth should always be replaced. Dental implants is one of the best treatment option for a patient who have lost teeth. Patients will be able to eat normally and have a confident smile.

Myoma Uteri. A condition that should not be neglected.

Friday, November 3 , 2017 | Viewer: 2,771

Myoma uteri are a common condition in women. Only 20-30% of these women have symptoms. That is why myoma uteri are often neglected. Women who do have symptoms often find myoma uteri hard to live with. Therefore, it is best to treat it early.

Building Muscle and Burning Fat with L-Carnitine

Tuesday, October 31 , 2017 | Viewer: 22,525

Nowadays, one particular health supplement gaining popularity is L-carnitine. With decades of studies to prove its performance, it is considered safe and effective. In fact, it is now a popular option among health enthusiasts.

Simple steps for a woman to prevent diabetes

Monday, October 30 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,065

International Diabetes Federation estimates that 199 million women have diabetes and this will increase to 313 million by 2040. Diabetes is the 9th cause of death in women around the world. World diabetes day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on November 14 each year. The campaign aims to promote the importance of lifestyle modification, such as reducing high sugar food intake.

Ovarian Cysts | A problem that should not be overlooked

Monday, October 30 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,672

Unless you are hoping to have a child, you probably do not give your ovaries much thought. Most ovarian cysts present little or no discomfort. However, in some cases, ovarian cysts can cause pelvic pain and more serious complications. Here is everything you should know about this common cyst.

Eat well, live well, but do you sleep well?

Friday, September 29 , 2017 | Viewer: 688

Most people know they need to eat right and exercise to be healthy. But what about sleep? Sleep is also essential for better health. Do you have healthy sleep habits?

Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO), an innovative treatment for fractures

Thursday, September 21 , 2017 | Viewer: 713

A broken bone is a fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls, or sport injuries. Treatment options depend on severity, location, and condition of the patient. Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO) is an innovative method of treatment for fractures.

Reduce the risk of obesity

Tuesday, September 19 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,532

Reducing the Risk : Obesity often comes with many health risks that make it a silent killer.

Bariatric surgery can help to reduce these risks.

Bangkok Hospital’s latest knee surgery solution offers outstanding outcomes

Tuesday, July 11 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,354

Minimal pain, fast recovery and back walking again within 24 hours

Same Day Crown

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,779

We can complete and place your crown in just ONE office visit!

Digital Smile Design

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,510

Pediatric Dentistry

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 955

Children are not just small adults. They are not always able to be patient and cooperative during a dental exam.  Our Pediatric dentists know exactly how to examine and treat them in ways that make them comfortable.

Hip Fracture in the Elderly

Tuesday, October 20 , 2015 | Viewer: 23,952

Hip fractures can be deadly, especially in the elderly. If you or your loved ones have suffered a hip fracture, it is recommended to seek medical treatment promptly. 

Geriatric dentistry and Special Care Patient

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,134

Geriatric dentistry is a crucial part of the health maintenance mechanism for the elderly and medically compromised individuals. On average, people above the age of 65 years are expected to suffer from one or more chronic medical conditions that require consideration before initiating any dental treatment.

Dental Implant

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,931

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots inserted into the jaw to replace missing teeth.  Today, implants with attached crowns are the preferred method for treating tooth loss because they function the same as natural teeth and help preserve the jaw structure by preventing atrophy from bone loss.

Overview Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

Monday, February 1 , 2016 | Viewer: 9,786

Pre and post-operative preparation for bariatric surgery

Wednesday, August 23 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,725

Pre-operative and post-operative preparations are required for a bariatric surgery to ensure successful outcome.

Unlocking the Genetic Secrets to Longevity

Monday, July 24 , 2017 | Viewer: 2,047

Did you know why the Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie decided to have her breasts removed in 2013?  Jolie’s decision to remove both of her breasts, and later her ovaries, has drawn worldwide attention, especially for women, to the term “Genetic Testing”. Through sample of her cheek cells, Jolie found that she had a mutation in a gene that greatly increased the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. After the surgery, her risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers has was reduced.

Now a days the technology of genetic testing much more advanced. We can now simply collect a sample of cells from the inside of the cheek to do the test. This genetic testing can provide us with more insights about our body and raise awareness of any potential health risks or genetic disorders we may have. Like a life compass, it could guide us in the right direction to achieve longer life.


Dr. Tanupol Virunhagarun, Director of the Royal Life Anti-Aging Center, Bangkok Hospital, shares some interesting facts about this advanced technology.

Microscopic lumbar discectomy

Monday, July 24 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,978

The “gold standard” surgical treatment for herniated disc patients

'HOLISTIC TREATMENT' NEW HOPE FOR SPINE PATIENTS

Monday, July 24 , 2017 | Viewer: 4,225

A range of diagnostic procedures recommended by an experienced multidisciplinary team to identify the source of the pain and ensure more effective treatment.

Spinal Surgery MIS SPINE Small Incision

Monday, July 24 , 2017 | Viewer: 6,941

Quick Recovery Don't wait until you get old to benefit from this treatment, as it can solve many problems

Does my child have autism?

Friday, July 21 , 2017 | Viewer: 18,855

Raising a child is often one of the most challenging and joyous experience in a person’s life. However, some parents become concerned when their child appears to develop differently than others. In very young children, it can be hard to see the early signs of autism spectrum disorders. Some children have many of these early warning signs, whereas others may only have a few. The earlier in life autism can be identified and treated, the better. The earlier an intervention begins, the greater the chance for positive outcomes.

BDMS allots B500m for trauma

Tuesday, June 20 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,208

SET-listed Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS), Thailand's largest private hospital group, has invested 500 million baht to build its trauma care network Centre to serve emergency patients, paving the way for the country to become the regional emergency treatment hub.

Power of Generation

Tuesday, June 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 4,111

Every Generation can and will experience similar health problems

Cervical Cancer

Monday, June 5 , 2017 | Viewer: 4,817

Shockingly, cervical cancer kills 7 Thai women every day. The study showed that 6,000 women being diagnosed of having cervical cancer every year. The cause of this cancer is the virus called HPV ( Human Papilloma Virus ), a sexually transmitted disease. What is alarming is that we may already be having this virus inside us without knowing it. It may take more than 10 years for the infection to develop into cancer.  

Bipolar Disorder

Wednesday, May 3 , 2017 | Viewer: 4,315

Bipolar disorder is characterized by the erratic shifting of mood episodes between depression and mania.

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HEALTH TIPS

E-Newsletter April - May 2018

Wednesday, April 11 , 2018 | Viewer: 5302
E-Newsletter April - May 2018

BDMS Emergency Services

Friday, March 2 , 2018 | Viewer: 337

Bangkok Hospital E-Newsletter Feb - Mar 2018

Friday, February 16 , 2018 | Viewer: 22667

Bangkok Hospital E-Newsletter Feb-Mar, 2018

Common Myths about Osteoporosis

Tuesday, June 28 , 2016 | Viewer: 11328

Common Myths about Osteoporosis

Maintain a Healthy Weight with the 2:1:1 Formula

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 8976

We can control our weight by following the 2:1:1 formula, this means avoiding foods high in animal fat (which are hard to digest), foods that are too sweet or too salty. Rather your diet should primarily compose of fruits and vegetables whilst maintain a regular exercise program.

Emphysema

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 10354

Emphysema is a Non-Communicable condition and is a form of chronic (long-term) lung disease. People with emphysema have difficulty breathing from a limitation in blowing air out.

NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases)

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 10450

Non-communicable disease (NCD) is a medical condition or disease that is non-infectious or non-transmissible. NCDs can refer to chronic diseases which last for long periods of time and progress slowly.

Hypertension “A Silent Killer”

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 22187

Hypertension is a Non-Communicable Disease or NCD and refers to an individual with abnormally high blood pressure.

Metabolic Syndrome

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 16680

Metabolic syndrome is a Non-Communicable Disease or NCDs and is common metabolic disorder, which leads to early cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes.

Exercise for Disease Prevention

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 16076

The World Health Organization has encouraged every country’s population to exercise regularly to prevent sickness from the following 5 diseases

Excess Sodium Consumption

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 16525

Overconsumption of sodium can cause your kidneys to work extra hard
There are 10 million Thais living with hypertension, that is 1 in 6 of the entire population
Thais on average consume up 7,000 Mg. of sodium per day

The Dangers of Excess Non-dairy creamer

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 10043

One-Third of Non-dairy creamer is fat; the other 2 components are glucose syrup (sugar) and chemicals such as coloring.

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Patient's Experience : Spinal Injury

Monday, March 5 , 2018 | Viewer: 112
Patient's Experience : Spinal Injury