Technology Over Drugs for Stress Related Tension Disorders

 
As much as 95% of the population suffers from some form of reoccurring stress and tension related headaches. Although not normally debilitating these headaches affect work productivity and add to the billion dollar cost of sick days and time off. Surprisingly one of the causes of this type of ailment is the overuse of the very medication taken to alleviate the pain (called rebound headaches). An obvious solution to tension headaches and stress related muscle pain is massage therapy, a now rapidly growing health trend with schools sprouting up all across the country. Unfortunately not everyone has access to or can afford a massage therapist on a regular basis, or even when one is needed. With a 30"...
 

Hypothermia - The Cold Facts

 
If you ever go to cold countries, you should undoubtedly have heard of Hypothermia. If you haven't, you should learn something about it. Your very own life may depend on knowing the information below: Hypothermia is a condition marked by an abnormally low internal body temperature. It develops when body heat is lost faster than it can be replaced. Normal muscular and cerebral functions become impaired and death can follow if it becomes worse. This takes place below 96є F and lower. Symptoms of Hypothermia Shivering is typically the first sign of hypothermia. It eventually becomes uncontrollable. However with severe hypothermia, shivering stops. One of the key indicators that the victim has moved from mild/moderate hypothermia to severe hypothermia is that he/she is no longer shivering....
 

Medication Compliance Kit ... A Life Saver

 
Pill Proof LLC introduces the first, easy to use medication compliance kit for consumers and medical professionals. Owner, Jane Langdon, has a sister in law with Parkinson's Disease. While visiting her sister in law's doctor, he noted that the biggest problem with her progress was correctly taking her many medications. Jane asked if there was a system available to help her. The doctor replied," No, I wish there was". Jane asked if she made one, would he be interested in it. "Make it and I will use it", he said. After two prototypes, the doctor approved it. That was the beginning of her new business at www. sew-beautiful. us/pillproof The kit consists of a large transparent 36 compartment hinged pill case, stickers for the time of day, two 8' x 10" erasable detailed medication charts and a pager size alarm with 31 alarm or vibrator settings per day....
 

Are Drug Companies Destroying The U. S. Health Care System?

 
The U. S. government's annual bill for healthcare spending - $3,925 per person - significantly exceeds that of all other nations. Despite this, our current health care system is increasingly failing both patients and medical practitioners. Of 13 nations, the U. S. is last for neonatal and infant mortality, last for years of potential life lost, 10th for age-adjusted mortality, 11th and 12th for female and male life expectancy respectively. Chronic degenerative diseases - heart disease, cancer, arthritis, obesity, etc. - are at epidemic levels and create the ideal long-term customers to grow the medical industry. Looking for a culprit? Consider that pharmaceutical company profits are so large they outstrip every other American industry by far....
 

How Do I Choose The Best Arthritis Medicine?

 
Are you spending a fortune on prescription arthritis medicines? Are they helping? Are you concerned about side effects? You may think a particular drug is a miraculous godsend. Yet, someone you know may take the same dose only to experience little relief and life-threatening side effects. All of the choices can be confusing. The best treatment for your arthritis is based on your needs. Making the diagnosis of "osteoarthritis" is fairly straightforward, but deciding what to do about it is a complex and very individualized matter. There's a wide range of options available to help you deal with OA; medicines are only part of the picture: The Basics: Weight Management / Exercise / Education / Modify Activities Medications: Pain Relievers, NSAIDs (like ibuprofen), Supplements Injections/ Bracing Surgery The highest dose of the latest, "...
 

Cut Your Prescription Drug Costs Without Having to Buy Foreign Drugs

 
Save Up to 93% by Asking for a Generic - Use generics whenever they are available. Both brand name and generic drugs contain the same active ingredients, are the same in strength and dosage and meet the same government quality control standards. Savings on brand name vs. generic drugs will vary from drug to drug and pharmacy to pharmacy but can be significant. Some remarkable examples: Generic sells for $29.99 (Savings 89%) Generic sells for $18.19 (Savings 82%) Ask Your Doctor is an Older Medication is as Effective - Often, physicians prescribe a newer drug that has been promoted as more effective. However, what this really means is that it is considerably more expensive. For example, newer antibiotics are often no more effective than the older antibiotics....
 

How to Remove the Psychological Addiction to Smoking - and Start to ENJOY Giving Up Smoking!

 
Consider this: Already since 1972, over 60 million people in the USA alone have successfully quit smoking! At one stage over 60% of the adult population was addicted to this drug. Today it is 28% and dropping........ Now, isn't this a fair thought...... Here's another Fact...... We now know from the latest scientific research, that although nicotine is one of the world's fastest acting drugs --- the actual PHYSICAL withdrawal pangs when you give up ARE SO MILD, YOU WILL HARDLY NOTICE THEM WHEN YOU STOP. YES, you have read that sentence right! I know you will want to argue with me on this point, but, first, let me first make the following points....... The Desire to Smoke Yes, when you stop smoking you will feel the desire AGAIN and AGAIN to smoke....
 

Kids and Medication Part I

 
We have all talked a lot about the problems in our educational system, about latchkey kids, about teacher turnover (50 percent of teachers quitted within the first five years on the job), psychologists over prescribing medications such as Prozac and Ritalin with our friends and families. We can all foresee a terrible problem in the future because we are feeding these drugs to kids under the age of six, their brains have not been fully formed yet and these drugs and their predecessors and competing drugs all have adverse side effects. There are over 10,000 chemicals that the brain reacts to, there are over 2000 chemicals in the brain in any one time, in your brain is reacting to 20 or 30 of those chemicals in a big way....
 

10 Steps To Detoxification

 
Technology. We live in a grand time of technological development. Computers, the Internet, cell phones, digital cameras and DVDs. But the human body has not 'kept up' with technology. Human beings certainly shouldn't eat technology! But that is happening today as a result of the onslaught of chemicals in our foods and environments, and with the impending threat of chemical warfare. This very second, your physical body is mysteriously functioning internally exactly the way human bodies functioned 10,000 years ago. Because our bodies today are the same as in the past, it is critical to eat, drink, and live the same as in years past - centuries past. But modern societies are adopting one of the most unnatural lifestyles known to mankind....
 

Discipline Medicine

 
Most writers suffer from a lack of discipline. The urge to procrastinate is strong as writing is agonizing work because it is done alone without support from colleagues, acquaintances, and friends unlike other occupations that take place in an office, a store, a factory, or some other location where people are present. Thus a strong incentive is needed. Even this will not eliminate procrastination. But remedies do exist to alleviate this condition. Probably one of the best antidotes is an assignment from an outside source: a newspaper, a magazine, a publisher, an editor, a wife, or a partner. Reporters appear to always meet their deadlines, article writers do most of the time, novelists often do, but writers who are driven by editors, wives, or partners usually do....
 

Orthotics: Prefab or Custom-Made?

 
If you take a simple stroll down the foot product isle at your local drug store you will find an array of foot products and inserts. You will find inserts for cushion, for comfort, for support and for control. Many questions may cross your mind. What are the differences? Is the $15 insert better than the $7 insert? Are these orthotics? Will they help my foot pain? You may take the time to study the package details closely, but in most instances it doesn't really matter which pair you grab. Most of the inserts at the local drug store are essentially the same. An insert slips into the shoe and will give you some comfort, cushion and a little support. In some cases, inserts purchased at the drugstore will help alleviate some arch or heel pain and give relief to sore, tired feet....
 

Viagra Users - Overcome NAION Fear

 
FDA received nearly 50 NAION reports from people who were using Viagra drug. In order to play it safe, FDA demanded a new label which linked the ED drugs effect to NAION. Though all the ED drug companies followed FDA's demand, drug manufacturers like Pfizer [Viagra] and ELI Lily [Cialis] now ask for a relevant proof to base the NAION side effect allegation. How to Play safe with Viagra It has not yet been proved whether NAION is a direct side effect of Viagra. But precautions can only help you to be safe. ? If you have had earlier experiences with NAION, take Viagra only after consulting your doctor ? New Viagra users, meet up with an ophthalmologist, check your eyes for any NAION symptoms and then begin with the drug ?...
 

What is Going On With Pharmacies in Canada

 
There is a large amount of talk lately in regard to Canadian pharmacies, and why not? pharmacies in Canada provide the same identical perscription drugs you would find at the local pharmacy, deliver to your front door, and most importantly, save you some cash. But not all pharmacies are the same. This article has been composed to help you to identify what you ought to look around for when doing business with Canadian pharmacies online. As mentioned above, you will find the same prescription medications at Online pharmacies in Canada as you would see at the corner pharmacy, with the big difference being how much it costs. For name brand medicines, pharmacies in Canada charge in the vicinity of 40-70% less than what someone would spend for identical prescription in the US....
 
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