DISEASES&TREATMENT

Common mistakes when trying to lose weight

Friday, January 19 , 2018 | Viewer: 1,285

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.

Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery New Treatment of Gynecologic Conditions

Thursday, January 18 , 2018 | Viewer: 300

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.

Urinary Incontinence | Bladder control problems should not be overlooked

Monday, January 15 , 2018 | Viewer: 2,968

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).

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

Tuesday, December 12 , 2017 | Viewer: 585

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

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Wednesday, December 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 5,541

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.

Common mistakes when trying to lose weight

Friday, January 19 , 2018 | Viewer: 1,285

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.

Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery New Treatment of Gynecologic Conditions

Thursday, January 18 , 2018 | Viewer: 300

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.

Urinary Incontinence | Bladder control problems should not be overlooked

Monday, January 15 , 2018 | Viewer: 2,968

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).

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

Tuesday, December 12 , 2017 | Viewer: 585

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

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Wednesday, December 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 5,541

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.

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

Wednesday, November 15 , 2017 | Viewer: 4,915

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: 1,013

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

Myoma Uteri. A condition that should not be neglected.

Monday, November 13 , 2017 | Viewer: 768

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.

Computer Guided Implant Surgery

Monday, November 6 , 2017 | Viewer: 671

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: 460

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.

Building Muscle and Burning Fat with L-Carnitine

Tuesday, October 31 , 2017 | Viewer: 20,917

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: 825

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: 934

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: 432

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: 472

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: 1,090

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: 1,099

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

Same Day Crown

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,161

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

Digital Smile Design

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 978

Pediatric Dentistry

Thursday, September 14 , 2017 | Viewer: 613

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: 22,292

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: 771

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: 1,205

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: 9,163

Pre and post-operative preparation for bariatric surgery

Wednesday, August 23 , 2017 | Viewer: 1,152

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: 1,710

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: 1,543

The “gold standard” surgical treatment for herniated disc patients

'HOLISTIC TREATMENT' NEW HOPE FOR SPINE PATIENTS

Monday, July 24 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,747

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: 1,631

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

BDMS allots B500m for trauma

Tuesday, June 20 , 2017 | Viewer: 979

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: 3,881

Every Generation can and will experience similar health problems

Cervical Cancer

Monday, June 5 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,680

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: 3,287

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

Treatment of depression

Wednesday, April 26 , 2017 | Viewer: 5,747

Depression can be cured by treatments which do not require hospitalization, except for cases where patients are at risk and require close monitoring

Sign and Symptoms of Depression

Wednesday, April 26 , 2017 | Viewer: 2,649

If you think a person is suicidal or if symptoms get in the way of daily activities one should immediately seek medical attention

Neurotransmitters and Depression

Wednesday, April 26 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,745

depression is caused by the interplay of many factors

What is Depression?

Wednesday, April 26 , 2017 | Viewer: 3,214

Symptoms of depressive disorder must present in most of the day, nearly every day and affect how you handle daily life activities.

Diabetes

Tuesday, December 22 , 2015 | Viewer: 28,708

Why measure blood sugar levels?

Thursday, July 16 , 2015 | Viewer: 5,186

Motivation to Exercise for Type 2 Diabetics

Tuesday, December 22 , 2015 | Viewer: 6,270

Let's Get to know Hemogoblin A1C

Tuesday, December 22 , 2015 | Viewer: 10,458

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Friday, October 9 , 2015 | Viewer: 54,540

Good Sleep Hygiene

Monday, November 23 , 2015 | Viewer: 8,141

Narcolepsy can be treated. Don't wait until it's too late.

Tuesday, November 15 , 2016 | Viewer: 5,375

Feelings of drowsiness or not getting enough sleep, or falling asleep spontaneously, are not a laughing matter. These symptoms could be a warning sign of narcolepsy. Pay attention to them, otherwise you could put yourself into a dangerous situation when driving or working with machinery.

How great would it be if you could discover and understand your child's potential from early childhood?

Tuesday, November 1 , 2016 | Viewer: 2,927

Why is your child stubborn, hard to deal with, disobedient, too attached to their friends, addicted to gaming, inattentive at school, unconfident, timid, aggressive, lacking in attention, and exhibiting a low level of development when compared to other kids of the same age? How can you best raise your child?

New Technique for Alzheimer's Diagnosis| Bangkok Hospital

Monday, November 23 , 2015 | Viewer: 60,459

Alzheimer's is a condition that may manifest over the course of 15-20 years before clear symptoms of cognitive deterioration become evident. For more details, click here

Alter-G or Anti Gravity Treadmill

Wednesday, August 17 , 2016 | Viewer: 4,905

The Alter G helps to reduce a person’s weight by as much as 80% during exercise.

Hip Replacement Surgery with Minimal Pain through the Direct Anterior Approach

Thursday, December 17 , 2015 | Viewer: 15,571

The Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement offers minimal pain, less scarring, no post-op surgical limping, and more. 

Doctor’s Warning! During Songkran Day | Bangkok Hospital

Monday, April 10 , 2017 | Viewer: 2,170

there is an increased risk of fracture due to slipping or fainting for the elderly and young

Quit Smoking

Wednesday, July 15 , 2015 | Viewer: 5,947

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HEALTH TIPS

Bangkok Hospital E-Newsletter Feb - Mar 2018

Friday, February 16 , 2018 | Viewer: 35

Bangkok Hospital E-Newsletter Feb-Mar, 2018

Common Myths about Osteoporosis

Tuesday, June 28 , 2016 | Viewer: 10700

Common Myths about Osteoporosis

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

Wednesday, August 19 , 2015 | Viewer: 8582

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: 9977

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: 10075

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: 21851

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: 16261

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: 15764

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: 16222

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: 9735

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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Multimedia

BDMS : Your Trusted Healthcare Network

Monday, August 17 , 2015 | Viewer: 11872

BDMS "เรื่องสุขภาพ เราเชี่ยวชาญ" Your Trusted Healthcare Network