Psoriasis and eczema can be hard skin conditions to treat. There are however a variety of medications available to help lessen the effects of itching and irritation. It may take a while before you and your doctor can find a medication that works best for you […]
Acne isn’t just a teenage inconvenience: 85% of people experience acne at some point in their life, with 80% of 11-through-30 year-olds having breakouts.
Some people find that washing their face and keeping clean is enough to have manageable acne. But a large number of people turn to […]
Thyroid disease is extremely common in the United States. It affects approximately 20 million Americans, most of whom are women.
We don’t yet know what causes thyroid disease, and there isn’t a cure for it. Luckily, though, the condition can be managed effectively with medication.
In order for this […]
With great power comes great responsibility. This is especially true in the world of psychiatric medications.
Modern medicine has brought with it the ability to treat many conditions previously thought untreatable. When someone exhibits signs of mental illness, we no longer lock them in asylums. We have pharmacological […]
Edema is the build-up of excess fluid in the body. It can lead to difficulty walking, painful swelling, infection, and skin ulcers. Treating this issue is essential for staying healthy and preventing infection.
Edema is normally caused by one or more of the following:
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Living with high cholesterol puts you at serious risk of stroke or heart attack. To lower high cholesterol, you must make certain lifestyle changes, including eating healthy, increasing exercise and quitting smoking.
But for certain, high-risk patients, these lifestyle changes may not work fast enough to safely prevent […]
Using supplements to hack your brain is a growing trend. This makes sense, as the desire for better memory, critical thinking, and other cognitive functions is near universal. People are even able to buy supplements online now!
One very popular option is a drug named Piracetam or Nootropil. […]
Humira is an extremely powerful drug that can improve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
While it’s beneficial to many, it can also cause severe side effects that all patients need to be aware of.
Before you begin taking Humira or prescribe it to a patient, you must know about […]
If you’ve been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, your doctor has likely recommended changes in your diet and exercise. But diet and exercise alone won’t relieve you of the symptoms of diabetes, and often medication is prescribed to help regulate glucose levels.
Metformin is the most prescribed medication […]
There are over 46% of Americans who are currently fighting obesity or extreme obesity.
But about 50% of American women are on a diet at any given time, and approximately 45 million Americans try (and often fail at) dieting every year.
While dieting and exercise are important factors in […]