Medication, Supplements

Arterial Occlusion Treatment (Diet, Exercise, Medication)

Arterial occlusion is the blockage of the blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood (artery) to different parts of the body. The occlusion obstructs blood flow either completely or partially thereby starving the tissues of oxygen. A partial obstruction may lead to atrophy (shrinking) or cell injury, which is either >> Read More ...

Gallstones and Gallbladder Removal and Surgery

Asymptomatic gallstones (silent gallstones) do not need to be treated. In majority of the cases, these gallstones will not cause any symptoms. Gallstone disease (symptomatic gallstones) requires treatment and these days surgical removal of the gallbladder, known as a cholecystectomy, is frequently conducted. However, if >> Read More ...

Leaky Bladder Treatment – Medication for Incontinence

Incontinence is the involuntary passing of urine and often referred to as a leaky bladder. Drug therapy for incontinence may not be effective in every case. Depending on the cause and individual response to medication, drugs may only offer short term relief. Along with surgery, devices,  behavioral and/or physical >> Read More ...

What are Fake Drugs? Counterfeit Medicines Dangers, Side Effects

The cost of pharmaceutical drugs can be staggering and often leads patients to consider cheaper alternatives. While generic drugs now offer a more affordable option, the counterfeit medication market is still thriving, and supplying patients globally. A fake drug or counterfeit medication is any substance that is packaged >> Read More ...

Nicotine Gum, Weight Loss Pill Causing Heart Palpitations

AchooTR Asked : After 18 years of smoking, I decided to quit cigarettes and started using nicotine chewing gum about 2 months ago. I gained a few pounds and was worried about gaining more weight during this time so I also started on a diet and a weight loss pill. After this, I noticed that sometimes while chewing the gum, >> Read More ...

What are Analgesics? Opioid and Non-Opioid Painkillers

What is an analgesic? An analgesic is any type of drug that relieves pain although this may only be a partial relief at times. It should not be confused with anesthetics that block pain and other impulses in the nerves to a degree that there is numbness. Analgesics are commonly referred to as painkillers or pain-killers >> Read More ...
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