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How To Reduce Anxiety About Your Upcoming MRI

Fear of flying, spiders and snakes are just a couple of fears many of us deal with each day. Real or irrational they may be, the anxiety they cause is real.  If you are facing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging test, here are some pointer about how to reduce anxiety about your upcoming MRI.


How to Prepare my Child for an MRI

An MRI is a painless, safe test that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed pictures of body’s organs. Even though it’s perfectly safe, it’s important to know how to answer questions if your child is concerned. Here are a few tips to help you prepare your child for their upcoming MRI:


MRI for Children?

Any time a radiology procedure is done, there is some concern of the long-term effect on the human body because of exposure to radio waves, magnetic energy, or other any other “invisible” wave. As people become increasingly aware of their children’s health, we see that a lot of people are concerned with the safety of an MRI […]


Men’s Health Awareness Month in Dallas

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Awareness Month? Unfortunately many men suffer from common diseases such as heart disease, prostate cancer and many more ailments. However, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center of Dallas is here to help. Many of our services, specifically MRI’s, are used to detect these issues and stop them before they […]


Why Do I Need an MRI?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging is done for many conditions for various parts of the body. Most commonly, an MRI scan is done for the:


CT Scan vs. MRI – Which is Better?

A lot of people question the difference between an MRI and a CT Scan. Which is better? Why should I have one instead of the other? These questions are common and it’s important to know why you are getting either a CT scan or an MRI.