Month: May 2020

Hydrosalpinx

Hydrosalpinx: Fertility, Treatment, and More

Hydrosalpinx (Fallopian Tube Blockage): What to Expect What is hydrosalpinx? Hydrosalpinx refers to a fallopian tube that’s blocked with a watery fluid. To break down the term, “hydro” means water and “salpinx” means a fallopian tube. This condition is typically caused by a previous pelvic or sexually transmitted infection, a condition like endometriosis, or previous surgery. Although some women …

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Microdiscectomy

Microdiscectomy

Microdiscectomy What Is Microdiscectomy? Spinal surgery once meant large incisions, long recovery periods, and painful rehab. Fortunately, surgical advances like the microdiscectomy procedure have improved the process. Microdiscectomy, also sometimes called microdecompression or microdiskectomy, is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed on patients with a herniated lumbar disc. During this surgery, a surgeon will remove …

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Lexapro and Alcohol

The Effects of Mixing Lexapro and Alcohol

The Effects of Mixing Lexapro and Alcohol Lexapro is an antidepressant. It’s the brand-name version of the generic drug escitalopram oxalate. Specifically, Lexapro is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It’s prescribed to help treat: generalized anxiety disorder major depressive disorder other mental health issues Like other SSRIs, Lexapro affects your brain by blocking the reuptake …

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