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Medical Marijuana May Help Ease Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is a common disease that causes one to have seizures. An epileptic seizure is a disturbance in electrical activity in the brain. Not all seizures, though, are due to epilepsy, and patients are usually not diagnosed until they experienced their first or second epileptic seizure. This disease can show up in many ways and have many different effects on the body. Read More →

Ways to Deal with Medicine Side Effects

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) estimates that more than 100,000 Americans die every year as a result of side effects from prescription drugs. This report also explains that the deaths are not due to wrong prescriptions or the individuals not taking medication according to the doctor’s advice. And so, this data puts drug side effects fourth on the list of leading causes of death in the USA. Read More →

Understanding the Risks of Pain Relievers

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Analgesics, commonly referred to as pain relievers or painkillers, are the most highly consumed drugs in comparison to all other pharmaceuticals. As implied, these products contain active ingredients which act in various ways on the nervous system, providing relief from pain. Analgesics are primarily taken orally, but there are some products which are suited for injection or rectal use. Read More →

Addyi Reviews

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“I used to dread having sex, which was really bringing my self-esteem down, so I jumped at the opportunity of trying Addyi as soon as it appeared on the market. And I’m glad I did because now I get the warm and fuzzies instead of vicious nerves when it comes to having sex.” Read More →

The Impact of Taking Antidepressants during Pregnancy

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Depression is a serious problem that affects at least one in every four women during their lifetime. It is also a concern during pregnancy. In fact, the depression prevalence rate in pregnant women ranges from 4% to 20%. The cause of such high levels of depression among this vulnerable group varies from person to person. For example, Read More →

Many Europeans still Using Antibiotics to Treat Viruses, Colds and Flu

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Despite the rising campaigns against the use of antibiotics to kill viruses that cause a cold, flu and other related diseases, many people in Europe are still using antibiotics, latest report suggests.

Antibiotics were the main form of treating ailments such as colds and flu which are caused by a virus. In fact, these treatments were prescribed by most physicians to deal with both mild and chronic cases, while some patients bought the drugs over the counter without a prescription. Read More →

Our Ticking Time Bomb: Antibiotic Resistance

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According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to global health today. It is an indiscriminate killer, capable of adversely affecting any individual regardless of their age, gender, or nationality. While it is true to suggest that antibiotic resistance is a natural process, unfortunately the gross misuse of antibiotics Read More →