Guide to Medical Tourism


Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic and plastic surgery are primarily elective procedures, and are not covered by insurance. Therefore, it's easy to see why so many people are traveling to lower their costs.

Dental Care and Surgeries
Dental care is another major driver of medical tourism, especially in neighboring countries. Regular dental check ups, dental surgeries and more.

Medical Spas
People looking to relax and rejuvenate but undergo regular checkups should look into medical spas. If you want to relax and undergo necessary medical treatments, read more.

Weight Loss Surgery
Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is one of the leading procedures to undergo medical tourism. Today, weight loss surgery is becoming more effective at losing weight, while risks and complications are declining. Read More.

Stem Cell Therapy
Stem cell therapies are advancing daily, with new and promising treatments for dozens of diseases including diabetes, COPD, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, and more. We now offer Stem Cell Therapies in Mexico.

Anti Aging Treatment
Anti aging celluar therapy in Mexico includes Hormone Restoration, Pure Recovery and Revitalizing Treatment.

Cardio/Cardiovascular Treatments
Heart surgeries, including cardio bypass surgery, can cost over a hundred thousand, but patients can save tens of thousands by undergoing the surgery in Mexico and India.

Orthopedic Surgeries
Orthopedic surgeries including knee replacements, hip resurfacing, shoulder, and others can be done in another country that helps saves money. Learn about orthopedic treatments.
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Medical Tourism: What to Know

Ever wondered what British super model Naomi Campbell, Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, German TV and film actress Ingeborg Schoener, Pop star Madonna, Hollywood actress Demi Moore and Cherie Blair, wife of Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister, have in common? Medical vacation!

Before you wonder why they would do such a thing, here is the reason why: It is a more effective choice of treatment for some. For others it’s the cost whereas for others its quality. It also provides for personal choice of place and preferences.

Medical Tourism in 2013, Facts and Statistics

Currently Medical Tourism is exploding Worldwide, with a lot of countries now offering inexpensive healthcare. Currently the state of Medical Tourism is healthy, and poised to grow 30% annually.

Medical Tourism for Americans are Growing

50 Million Americans are Uninsured or are Underinsured. Moreover the sheer companies helping patients find qualified healthcare is expanding. In 2012, it is predicted that 1.6 million Americans will undergo Medical Tourism.

Mexico Medical Tourism: Things to Know

Medical tourism in Mexico, as well as in general, has exploded with popularity in recent years with more and more Americans discovering how much cheaper it is to have weight loss surgeries and other medical related procedures done in foreign countries. Of the top ten most known and considered “best” destinations for medical tourism are India and Mexico, both of which offer their own esteemed doctors and top-of-the-notch facilities.

Lap-Band Surgery Failures

Laparoscopic gastric banding or Lap-band is one of the popular Bariatric surgery procedures performed with minimal invasive surgery. It involves placing an adjustable silicon band around the upper part of the stomach that is connected to a port on abdominal wall. This band can be inflated or deflated according to the requirement of the body. The band reduces the size of the stomach and patient feels satiety on small meals. As patient consumes fewer calories, weight loss occurs following this procedure.

Bariatric Surgery: Do You Really Need Surgery for Weight Loss?

You have tried all sorts of weight losing diets, but you lose and finally gain weight. Are you wondering if you now need a weight loss surgery? Bariatric surgery is a great way to lose the excess fat of your body, but there are many other facts to consider before choosing this option for successfully losing weight.

Obesity May Cause Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Obesity Hypertension

Obesity is rightly blamed for causing hypertension as every third person with obesity has high blood pressure. This incidence increases in morbidly obese patients. When hypertension is present in an obese person (who usually is also suffering form other diseases like diabetes mellitus, obstructive sleep apnea and many others), chances of grave complications and premature death increase.

Obesity May Accelerate the Ageing Process

Obesity Hypertension

Have you ever heard that a 25 years old person is living with body organs which are 50 years old? It seems strange but it happens in obesity-obesity causes aging of different body organs. Ongoing research on obesity has found that excessive weight accelerates the ageing process in human cells even greater than smoking. Aging of cell in different body organs results in a number of complications which jeopardize health in short and long run.

Medical Tourism is Alternative for Those Who Require Surgeries Not Available in the U.S.

stem cell

Medical Tourism has helped save Christopher Lyles life. According to a new story by the Medical Tourism Magazine shows that life-saving medical technologies are not yet approved in the United States.

Obesity Increases Chances of Heart Attack

obesity and heart attack

Obesity is a serious health problem all over the world. Developed countries and affluent societies are particular victim of obesity due to availability of excess food and limited physical activities According to the National Institutes of Health, over-weight and obesity together are the second leading cause of preventable deaths in America.

Sleep Can Affect Your Cardiac Health

Get Enough Sleep for Healthy Heart

One of the top reasons to get enough sleep is to protect your heart. People who sleep less than 6 hours and people who sleep more than 9 hours are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Recent studies have linked shortened and prolonged sleep with increased risk of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD).