Medication Blog

MS and Treatments

March was National MS Education and Awareness Month. MS stands for Multiple sclerosis and is a neurological disorder. There are over 50 million Americans who are suffering with neurological disorders. These types of disorders are chronic and don’t always have treatments. But there has been recent studies that provide advances in therapeutic options for patients....
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Action Plan for Treating Asthma in Children

Asthma is a long-term disease in which the airways become inflamed causing trouble in breathing, tightness of chest and recurrent periods of coughs.  About seven million of the children in the USA are suffering from asthma. Even though asthma is an incurable disease, it is controllable through proper treatment. If the disease is not treated...
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4 Medical Conditions Diabetics Need to Be Careful About

Are you diabetic? Good news is, it’s not all doom if you are cautious about your condition and taking measures to keep it under control. Bad news is that your diabetes is not the only disease you need to be on the guards about. Diabetes puts patients at an increased risk of several medical complications...
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Smoking and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

An Overview of COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of progressive inflammatory diseases which makes it difficult for the afflicted person to breathe. These diseases cause airflow blockage in the lungs. Examples of such diseases are: Emphysema – A condition in which the alveoli in the lungs become filled with air and...
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Maintaining a Smooth Pregnancy with Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a condition that occurs in pregnant women, usually around the 24th week of pregnancy. This diagnosis does not mean you had diabetes before pregnancy, or that you will after, but it is something that needs to be treated to ensure that both the mother and baby remain healthy. Knowing the best way...
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Arthritis Medication and Solutions for Pain Management

Arthritis a widespread ailment that affects a huge portion of the population to varying degrees. Arthritis medication, exercise, physical therapy, hot and cold therapy, and surgery are all components of treatment that can be implemented to diminish the severity of symptoms. The goals of treatment include stopping inflammation, relieving symptoms such as pain, preventing joint...
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Common Anxiety Symptoms and How You Can Ease Them

Anxiety symptoms can be alarming, especially when you don’t know the cause is anxiety and think it may be something else. Rapid or palpitating heartbeat, feeling dizzy and faint, shortness of breath – all of these can be alarming signs, but once you have been diagnosed with anxiety it is much easier to accept these...
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Common Food and Drug Interactions

Everyone has heard that prescription drugs can interact with anything you put in your body, from something obvious like alcohol to the not-so-obvious like grapefruits. Are you aware of some of the most common food and drug interactions? Read on so you can avoid a bad interaction, and make sure to ask your doctor if...
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Diet Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy diet is a lifestyle component that should be added to enhance your health no matter what its current status is. Unfortunately, many Americans eat the Standard American (SAD) Diet, which consists of lots of saturated fats, little fruits and vegetables, unhealthy animal protein, and processed food. This diet can lead to heart disease,...
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What is Kidney Disease?

Last month was Kidney Disease Awareness month. It is important to be aware of the disease because many Americans are suffering with it. There are currently 1 in 3 adults that risk developing kidney disease. So, what is kidney disease and what can we do to reduce our risk of it? Healthy Kidney Kidneys regulate...
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