Body Sculpting: What Is It?

No, we’re not talking about sculpting out a body using a hammer and chisel (if only it were that easy). We’re talking about the safe and revolutionary method of removing fat cells using heating, cooling, or even ultrasound. Here at Medical Imaging Express, we believe an informed patient is the best patient, so we created […]

What to Expect Before, During, & After An Open MRI Scan

Before your first MRI scan, it is essential to know how to prepare and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure. Although MRI scans sound daunting, it is actually one of the safest medical procedures performed. At Medical Imaging Express, we use an open MRI machine. This gives patients relief from claustrophobia as […]

Brain Supplements: What Does and Doesn’t Work

Over a quarter of adults over the age of 50 take supplements to try and keep their minds healthy. Often supplements make claims such as, “protect your memory”, “improves memory”, “supports healthy brain function”, “clearer thinking”, or “sharpens focus”. Are these claims accurate though? The FDA doesn’t require supplement makers to prove them effective, so […]

The Pros of Getting An Open MRI

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Although closed MRI machines are the more traditional option compared to open MRI machines, there are many advantages to using an open MRI machine.

New MRI Research Shows Vaping Causes Damage To Blood Vessels

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While often advertised and considered harmless, nicotine and THC free vapes can damage a person’s blood vessels, even after one use. A new study, “Acute Effects of Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Inhalation on Vascular Function Detected at Quantitative MRI” published on August 20th, 2019 by Radiology adds to the continuous research that there is no harmless […]

Do MRI Scans Have Side Effects?

Having to get an MRI can seem intimidating, and when you aren’t sure what to expect the process can lead to anxiety. Here at Medical Imaging Express, we want to make your process as smooth as possible. Your experience should be as enjoyable as it can be. One of the biggest worries people have about […]

Sleep Disorder Study

There are many people who struggle with sleep disorders and have not been diagnosed or treated. Sleep disorders can leave you feeling tired and unrefreshed, even if you got a full night’s rest. The most common sleep disorders are: Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, and Snoring, all of which can affect your health. Read below to learn […]

MRI History

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, has a wide use in today’s medical practices. The open MRI is just another advancement as medical imaging continues to improve. Despite its popularity, the MRI as we know it has not been around very long. Main advancements in Magnetic Resonance Imaging find their beginnings in the 1970s and even […]