What is Depression?

What is mental health?
What is Depression? Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness, hopelessness and loss of interest. There are several types and they can be of varying severity. Feeling down or having the “blues” is extremely common but, should your mood disorder become more severe and uninterrupted...

What is HPV (Human Papillomavirus)?

The most commonly sexually transmitted virus
What is HPV (Human Papillomavirus)? HPV is a very common sexually transmitted virus. Most people don’t even know they have it or, from whom they contracted it. There are many types of HPV infections. There are low-risk and high-risk type HPVs. Some HPV types cause genital warts. Some HPV types cause...

Medical Tourism with HEALTHdrum

Health tourism to and within the U.S.
Medical Tourism with HEALTHdrum Medical tourism and traveling overseas to receive medical care can be risky. HEALTHdrum’s platform for affordable cash price care allows you to stay within the U.S. for your treatment. HEALTHdrum offers two categories of medical tourism. Domestic medical tourism ...

The HEALTHdrum Guide to Cash Price Healthcare

Reclaiming control of your healthcare
The HEALTHdrum Guide to Cash Price Healthcare Healthcare pricing commonly reflects inflated insurance-based costs. Insurance-based pricing and greater costs don’t mean better quality of care. Even with health insurance you are often better off paying for your routine care than using your insurance plan. At least...

Laser Hair Removal – What it is and How much it costs

Laser hair treatment
Laser Hair Removal – What it is and How much it costs What is laser hair removal? Laser hair removal is the process whereby unwanted hair is treated by pulses of laser light to destroy hair follicles. How long does laser hair removal take? It depends on the size of the area to be treated but usually takes some 60 minutes...

Depression – a Common Mental Health Disorder

Mental health disorder
Depression – a Common Mental Health Disorder What is depression? Depression is a common mental health disorder that results in a feeling of sadness and a loss of interest in surroundings. Most people have felt depressed at times but when it is persistent you may need treatment. How can depression be prevented?...

Microneedling – What it is and How much it costs

Microneedling treatment
Microneedling – What it is and How much it costs What is microneedling? Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that involves pricking the skin with tiny needles. The small wounds cause the body to make more collagen and elastin to improve the appearance of the skin for a more youthful look. Is microneedling painful?...

LASIK – What it is and How much it costs

Lasik surgery
LASIK – What it is and How much it costs What is lasik? Lasik – laser in-situ keratomileusis – is laser vision corrective surgery. What is lasik used for? Lasik is used to treat nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism (imperfect curvature of the eye’s cornea or...

Fillers – What it is and How much it costs

Facial fillers
Fillers – What it is and How much it costs What are fillers? Fillers are injectable gel-like substances – commonly containing hyaluronic acid. What do fillers do? Fillers are injected below the skin to raise it and smooth out wrinkles for a more youthful look. How long do fillers last? Most fillers last...