Category Archives: Prescription Drugs

New Guidelines for ADHD Treatment Released

0

An expert panel of doctors, mental healthcare providers and educators on Monday issued a new set of guidelines aimed at treating school-age children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

The guidelines, published in the October issue of Pediatrics, follow a set of guidelines issued last year to help doctors diagnose ADHD in children.

Read more »

Smoking Worsens Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

0

Women with breast cancer who smoke are nearly twice as likely as non-smokers to have tumors spread to their lungs, according to a study appearing in the June issue of Chest, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Read more »

Hair Loss in Women. Part 3

0

Sawaya was an investigator in a recently completed study about minoxidil’s effects on hair loss in women. “I was very impressed with the results,” she said. By next year, she hopes the 5 percent minoxidil solution, which is now marketed as Rogaine Extra Strength, will be approved for women, too.

Read more »

Hair Loss in Women. Part 2

0

What should you do if you are one of the approximately 20 million women experiencing hair loss?

Major treatment options currently available include:

Hair Loss in Women. Part 1

0

For the past seven years, Kathleen Brannon, 50, of Reno, Nev., has been one frustrated and bewildered woman. Her hair was falling out and she didn’t know why it was happening. Or how she could stop it.

As an artist, it wasn’t likely that Brannon would have all the answers. However, her problem was that the medical professionals she consulted didn’t, either. “I went to countless doctors, only to be humiliated and told ‘not to stress’ about it,” she said.

Read more »

Estrogen

0

If you’ve ever been on estrogen replacement therapy, you may have cut your risk of developing deadly colon cancer by a third. According to a study published in October 1999′s Diseases of the Colon and Rectum medical journal, older women who have recently taken estrogen reduce their risk the most. Read more »

Everyday Tips to Prevent Back Injury

0

Sitting at a Computer
Your arms should make right angles, with your elbows resting on your desk or the armrests of your chair, wrists straight. Your feet should be flat on the floor (use a footrest if necessary) with knees level with or slightly lower than your hips. Angle your monitor so you’re looking straight ahead, not down. As you work, just shifting your weight by crossing your legs, pumping your knees or moving in your chair eases the pressure on any one area of your spine and helps supply spine-nourishing fluid to the disks.

Read more »

The VNS in Action: Blake’s Story

0

The Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) has helped many people minimize their seizure activity. Blake’s Story is a true tale of how the VNS has helped this little boy.

Blake Zika was born September 13, 1991, a healthy 8lb. 8oz. boy. I had no complications during pregnancy. Thanksgiving Day, about a month after Blake turned 4 he had a grand-mal seizure. Blake was rushed to the hospital, and after having many tests, (spinal tap, CT scan, blood work, MRI), he was diagnosed with having viral Encephalitis.
Read more »

Migraine Pain and Woman’s Mental Health

0

Many health issues may arise during the course of the life of a person who suffers from mental health disorders that involve Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD. Mental health issues can cause symptoms such as impulsive behavior, low self-esteem, anger, paranoia and dissociative symptoms, but Borderline Personality Disorder can also be associated with physical health issues. Read more »

Before Buying Your Prescription Drugs

0

You can use medication and supplements to treat disease. Although it certainly must be done properly with the correct dosage. If they are not used the right way, supplements and drugs can be very bad for your health, even resulting in death.

To make sure this doesn’t happen, follow these basic rules. Read more »

 Page 1 of 2  1  2 »