CategoriesAnti-Aging,  Orthopedics,  Partners

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment in Mexico

Patrizia Barrueco is a Partner Success Manager at TaqTik and works with leading healthcare providers in Mexico to ensure TaqTik members receive top services, quality and pricing. Patrizia shares with us her knowledge of platelet rich plasma treatment available at PR Medica in Los Cabos, Mexico: San Jose & Cabo San Lucas.

The restorative properties of platelet rich plasma treatment are popular with patients looking for an alternative to treatments that use foreign substances, surgical or highly invasive procedures.

What is platelet rich plasma?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a powerful growth substance obtained from a person’s own blood. When reintroduced to the body, it can be an effective method to stimulate your body’s natural growth processes for tissue regrowth. You may consider a treatment with PRP for:

  • PRP facial rejuvenation
  • PRP hair restoration
  • PRP sexual enhancement
  • PRP orthopaedic treatment

PRP is used to address aesthetic concerns and minimize the signs of aging. It may also be used to stimulate hair growth and rejuvenate sexual arousal. PRP can be also used as an injection for orthopedic concerns by stimulating tissue regrowth to reduce pain and enhance mobility.

What to expect from treatment?

Platelet rich plasma treatment starts with harvesting PRP. While this may sound intimidating, it is a relatively simple process.

  • A traditional blood draw will be performed, and the sample is then spun in a special centrifuge. This centrifuge isolates the golden plasma substance and it is prepared for an injection.
  • Once PRP is obtained, it is delivered to a treatment area in a variety of methods. It may be administered via injection, or in combination with a micro needling device. This treatment causes minimal discomfort.
  • PRP treatment results vary for each person. However, it is important to know it may take some time to see initial results as your body responds to the growth factors. A series of treatments may be recommended to achieve the best results.
Who is a good candidate?

One of the most exciting aspects of PRP is how many people may be able to benefit from this treatment option. As it uses substances obtained from your own body, this helps reduce risks associated with treatment and makes it a good choice for most generally healthy adults.

PRMedica is your best choice for PRP treatment, along with many others like Ozone Therapy, Chelation, IV Infusions (Myers Cocktail), Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Health Check Ups, etc.

If you have any comments or questions about PRP at PR Medica in Mexico please comment below or contact me directly at patrizia.barrueco@taqtik.com. You can also request a firm quote from Taqtik or book an appointment to see a surgeon when you are on vacation in Mexico!

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CategoriesOncology

Preventative Cancer Screening in Japan

Kameda Medical Centre in the Chiba Prefecture in Kamogawa City, Japan has invested in progressive preventative screening technologies that can detect cancer in the early stages. The Kameda Medical Center’s total body cancer examination utilizes PET-CT scanning and other diagnostic testing procedures to detect the early stages of malignancy in the body.
The benefits of preventative screening

The incidence of cancer rates worldwide is ever increasing, and across the globe people are seeking answers about the condition of their health. Regular screening helps to find cancers before symptoms appear. If affected cells are detected early, treatment is more effective and can save lives.

What is PET-CT?

PET-CT is an advanced imaging technology that can detect small cancers that may have been previously missed. Combining PET (positron emission tomography) and CT (computed tomography) technologies is a highly effective way to check for cancer. These technologies can identify high glucose consumption lesions and accurately represent anatomical details of the human body. The combination of these two technologies in one machine is the most modern approach to diagnostic imaging.

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What part of the body does a PET-CT check?

The PET-CT scan will capture images from the head to the upper portion of the lower limb checking for small cancers, inflammatory changes, degenerative changes and high glucose consumption including:

  • Lungs
  • Spine
  • Brain
  • Heart
  • Salivary gland
  • Lymphatic organs in the neck
  • Stomach
  • Kidney
  • Bladder
  • Bowels
Strengths
Limitations
  • Detects cancers 1cm or larger
  • Pinpoints exact position of cancer
  • Evaluate extent of cancer and whether benign or malignant
  • Examines entire body in one scan
  • Minimal discomfort with only one injection
  • May not detect cancers 1cm or smaller
  • The difference between inflammations and cancers can be unclear and may need further testing
  • Patients with high blood sugar levels may not obtain the correct results
About Kameda Medical CENTER

The Kemeda Medical Center includes Kameda General Hospital and Kameda Clinic, and treats approximately 3,000 outpatients every day. The center has a strong commitment to improving quality of life and attracts patients locally and from all corners of the globe. The Kameda Medical Center is located in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo and is home to Japan’s busiest international airport. Chiba Prefecture features 10th– century temples, the Boso Peninsula– a the popular resort destination and the sprawling Tokoyo Disney Resort.

The next step

If you’re looking for answers and want to detect possible cancer cells before symptoms appear, regular screening is the best way forward. You can contact the Taqtik Health customer care team for more information or search available Kameda Medical Centre packages on the Taqtik Marketplace.

CategoriesHealth and Well Being

Would your Health pass a Warrant of Fitness?

It’s common place to check on the health of your car. Your mechanic will check that your vehicle is safe to drive, that its basic systems are running smoothly and that everything under the hood is where it should be. So why is it far less common to check on the inner workings of your own body?
The Cosmetic Holiday’s Philippines health screening package

Regular health screening is an effective way to check on your own basic systems, and Cosmetic Holiday’s Philippines makes health screening far more appealing with an eight-day health screening package that includes a beach holiday, all accommodation, the procedure, transfers, domestic flights and more!

What’s included in a general health checkup?

Centuria Medical Center in Manila offers a full health checkup that covers most of the basic body systems. A team of doctors will examine the workings of the heart, lung and gut systems as well as any other areas of individual concern. The aim of a general health checks is to screen for existing medical issues and the possible pathologies of any future medical issues. There are many diseases that can be detected early with blood tests and imaging studies. Diagnosing an issue early on (like cancer) can be potentially lifesaving.

Centuria Medical Center

Located in Makati, Manila this 28-story medical facility is home to more than 500 clinics and a range of doctors with various medical expertise. Unlike traditional medical facilities the Centuria provides welcoming, warmly lit and homely atmosphere that serves to comfort patients during their stay. The center includes a hospital grade day surgery center, recovery suites, a radiology center, pharmacy and diagnostic laboratory.

The eight-day health screening package

Cosmetic Holidays Phillipines eight-day health screening package includes everything the medical traveler could want, or need.

  • An itinerary booklet
  • Round-trip flights and transfers
  • 4 days in a luxurious resort in either Boracay or Siquijor
  • 8 days in one of Manila’s most high end residences
  • Fully stocked fridge on arrival
  • A personal assistant in Manila
  • Your own mobile phone for the length of your stay
  • Your choice of beauty treatment (mani-pedi, massage, hair treatment etc.)
  • All medical doctor’s fees, check-ups, hospital fees, medicines, etc.
The health and well being of your body directly effects your quality of life. If you regularly check on the health of your children, your pets, your car but never yourself it’s time for a health check. And maybe holiday, with Cosmetic Holiday’s Philippines! Find out more about the eight day health screening package or search for medical screening packages on the Taqtik Health Marketplace.
CategoriesHealth and Well Being,  Partners

Spain – A wonderful choice for Health Check-Ups

Health and personal wellbeing, are key elements that we need to recover, mantain and improve. At Hospital Universitari Dexeus Barcelona by QuironSalud Group, there is a Department of Internal and Family Medicine (DEMIF) that specializes in Medical Check-Ups.

Life expectancy increases with the passage of time thanks to advances in medicine, health, food and living conditions and, at the same time, all of us are immersed in a climate in which the rhythm of life , the work and social environment, stress, physical and mental activity and the tension that shape our day to day, can affect the general state of our body and our mind.

Therefore, preventive medicine becomes the key to achieving optimal health that helps us to adapt more easily to the passage of time and the demands of the current pace. The basis of this preventive medicine is the Check-Up, so we get an instant photograph of the situation in which we find ourselves, and what we must do to improve our health and therefore, our quality of life.

Performing a periodic Check-Up, allows you to discover potential problems before they become present, or their symptoms appear, and the clear objective is to accelerate the deep and complete study of the health based in an environment of technological and professional excellence, along with personalized attention and permanent support.

At Hospital Universitari Dexeus Barcelona by QuironSalud, there is a Check-Up standard program in which the basic minimum tests and explorations, are carried out for quality recognition:

• General Examination
• Blood and urine analysis
• Thoracic and abdominal CT
• EKG
• Effort test
• Urological / gynecological examination
• Eye examination
• Nose, Throat and Ear examination
• Spirometry
• Results evaluation by the Internist

Go ahead and have your Check-Up done ! You deserve optimal health and quality of life.

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If you have any questions about Quironsalud, the procedures and pricing please feel free to connect with me online. 

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