The Importance Of Women’s Imaging

The Importance Of Women’s Imaging

Diagnostic imaging is an important preventative measure for any major health concerns, and this applies to women’s health.  While many people may initially think of ultrasounds for pregnant women or mammograms to find breast cancer concerns, there are many other reasons a woman may need to undergo a diagnostic imaging scan. Here’s an inside look at the various imaging scans that are important specifically to women’s health.

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Why Bone Health Is Important

Why Bone Health Is Important

Bones support your body and movement, protect your internal systems and comprise your essential skeleton. A bone is a living, growing tissue made of collagen and calcium. While bone formation and the acquisition of bone density peaks between the ages of 20 and 30, both men and women start losing bone mass as they age. Fortunately, you can prevent the loss of bone mass by taking healthy actions and being cognizant of your habits. Let’s learn more about bone health and why it’s so important.

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10 Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

10 Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

While living a healthy lifestyle is of utmost importance, special diets and weight loss fads can make it difficult to find what really works. A healthy lifestyle can be simply maintained by eating well and exercsing often. We udnerstand the transition to a healthy lifestlye can be diffiuclt, so here are some healthy tips to help make your healthy lifestyle a habit. 

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How Drinking Diet Soda Can Harm Your Brain

How Drinking Diet Soda Can Harm Your Brain

Diet beverages are notorious for being high in sugars and artificial flavors.  While studies have previously focused on how diet soda is bad for your body, this new study shows that artificially sweetened beverages can pose risks to your brain.

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6 Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

6 Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

Sleep is essential to maintaining overall health and functionality throughout the day. Research has proven that people who do not get enough sleep at night suffer from it both physically and mentally. You can ensure to get your 8 hours of sleep by following these tips to a better night's rest

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Blending Vs Juicing: Which Offers The Best Health Benefits?

Blending Vs Juicing: Which Offers The Best Health Benefits?

Portable and sippable beverages have become the best way for a convenient serving of nutrients. Whether it's made in a blender or a juicer, smoothies, and juices are a convenient and cost-effective health trend. While they initially may seem the same, they offer varying benefits to them. So if you’re looking for a quick way to start leading a healthier lifestyle, this post will allow you to decide which method is best for you: blending or juicing.

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Tips On How To Navigate Through Your Health Insurance Options

Tips On How To Navigate Through Your Health Insurance Options

Health insurance can be confusing, to say the least, but you'd be surprised how many people actually guess when choosing their insurance plan. Only 11% of people could figure out what a four-day hospital visit would cost given a hypothetical insurance plan. When health problems happen, we don't want you to have to worry about health insurance. We are here to give you a few tips to help you navigate through your health insurance options. 

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How MRI Is Used In Sports Medicine

How MRI Is Used In Sports Medicine

Injuries are a prominent part of all sports. The diagnosis of these injuries is important because it can determine an athlete’s career or a team’s season outcome. Sports medicine relies primarily on diagnostic imaging tools to provide accurate answers to various sports injuries. Here’s an inside look into how MRI scans can be used in sports medicine.

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How Open MRI Helped One Woman Overcome Claustrophobia

How Open MRI Helped One Woman Overcome Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is a genuine concern for many of those needing to undergo an MRI but suffer from this crippling anxiety. People from all backgrounds can experience claustrophobia, and MRI's can seem like an impossible undertaking for those who experience it. One woman suffered from claustrophobia her entire life, but her experience with an Open MRI scanner helped her overcome her MRI fears. 

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MRI's Role In Revealing Autism

MRI's Role In Revealing Autism

The National Autism Society developed a comprehensive plan several years ago to increase the general public’s awareness of autism. Even as one of the fastest growing disorders in the US, this complex developmental disorder is commonly misunderstood by most people.

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Do We Have Enough Brain Power To Remember Everything?

Do We Have Enough Brain Power To Remember Everything?

Being forgetful is the reality for many of us, especially as we age over the years. As we get older, our memory often fades which makes us wonder if our brains are actually able to remember everything. Researchers have been looking at if our memories simply fade as our brain deteriorates or if our brain simply doesn't have enough room for a lifetime of memories?

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Alcohol Awareness Month: The Positive And Negative Effects Of Alcohol

Alcohol Awareness Month: The Positive And Negative Effects Of Alcohol

The month of April is dedicated to alcohol awareness involving alcoholism and recovery. Many might not know that alcoholism is a chronic and progressive disease that can spiral out of control if not treated correctly. While alcohol is often associated with its dark side, a few drinks here and there has actually proven to have health benefits.

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5 Reasons To Choose Open MRI

5 Reasons To Choose Open MRI

We will be the first to admit that we love Open MRI! While they are the newest trend to the diagnostic imaging field, they offer various benefits that overshadow traditional Closed MRI's. Our radiologists provide the best diagnostic imaging care by utilizing Open MRI technology. If you're trying to decide between closed and open MRI, here are a few reasons why Open MRI might be best for you. 

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Why We Love Kerrville Texas

Why We Love Kerrville Texas

As you can tell by our name, we love Kerrville, Texas.  We love being able to serve our local community through Open MRI imaging.  Kerrville is home not only to Kerrville Imaging, our quaint town is home to some of the most scenic Texas Hill Country along the Guadalupe River.  Here’s just a few of our favorite places in Kerrville that locals and tourists love.

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What Is It Like To Undergo An MRI?

What Is It Like To Undergo An MRI?

For some people, MRI scanners are something familiar but for others it can be a foreign process. When first undergoing an MRI scan, we understand that you may be confused, concerned, or unaware of what an MRI actually is. Kerrville Imaging is here to help you every step of the way. No need to be nervous about your first MRI! We are here to give you an inside look into the MRI scanning process and what you should expect on the day of your appointment. 

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Daylight Saving: The Science Behind It

Daylight Saving: The Science Behind It

It’s the time of the year to turn your clocks ahead an hour and reap the benefits of Daylight Savings.  Daylight Savings starts on March 12, 2017, just a weekend before the first day of spring. Many of us abide by this societal norm but don’t understand why we partake in Daylight Savings. Here’s an inside look to why we partake in Daylight Savings and the potential harm it can have on your health

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Can I Get An MRI When I'm Pregnant?

Can I Get An MRI When I'm Pregnant?

Pregnancy often comes along with various questions with the baby and mother's safety involved. While many common questions involved what not to eat and how active to be, mothers-to-be may be concerned about which medical procedures they can undergo. 

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3 Food Tips To Help Maintain A Healthy Colon

3 Food Tips To Help Maintain A Healthy Colon

March is the month for colon cancer awareness.  Many people don’t know that colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the third most deadly in the U.S. Your diet directly affects the overall health of your kidney and can contribute to preventing colon disorders like colon cancer.

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MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI’s is our favorite diagnostic imaging tool because it helps give our patients important answers to their medical questions.  While mammograms and self-examinations are commonly used when diagnosing breast cancer, MRI screenings have proven to be beneficial to both high-risk and average-risk women. 

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