Asthma Versus COPD Asthma and COPD, while related, are not exactly the same. Each condition has its own underlying pathology and set of causes and contributing factors. However, their similarities lie with the effects of inflammation on the airways and in the lungs. The symptoms of wheezing, shortness of breath and chronic coughing are also [...]
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Testosterone is a hormone found in the body. While it is a hormone attributed to males, females also utilize this hormone, although less frequently. Women create lower levels of testosterone within the ovaries which helps to manage moods, regulate sex drive, and maintain healthy energy levels. Men develop testosterone in the testicles, and in a [...]
There are medications for almost any ache or pain you may be experiencing. For many of the issues that cause pain, you’ll need a prescription from the doctor. One of these conditions is an anal fissure. While there are treatment options, you may not be able to get the relief you need from an anal [...]
Major depressive disorder, also known as depression, is a mood disorder that is characterized by an often-unshakeable feeling of sadness, lethargy, and loss of interest. Clinical depression affects every aspect of you life, as it can dictate how you feel, think, and behave, which can lead to a multitude of physical and mental problems. Many [...]
Ventolin is a drug that helps millions of people deal with symptoms of asthma. Ventolin was approved for use in 2001 by the USFDA and is available in inhaler form. The drug is used for the prevention of bronchospasm in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and helps with bronchospasm and asthma-induced symptoms caused [...]
It is absolutely essential that you regularly assess what is in your medicine cabinet, making sure that all of your prescription medications are either properly stored or disposed of. Prescription medications, while a crucial aspect of treatment for those that truly need them, have the potential to be abused and misused – especially if you [...]
Do you need help with the cost of Feldene? Feldene is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. Feldene is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. What is Feldene prescribed for? Feldene is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. Reducing these symptoms helps [...]
Holiday weight gain may be one of the biggest contributors to overall adult weight fluctuations and the phenomenon known as “creeping obesity”. In a prospective study by Yanovski Et. Al, it was hypothesized that people tend to overestimate the severity of weight gain during the holiday season. While it is not exactly ‘five pounds’, which [...]
Humulin, in all of its forms, helps treat diabetes by controlling blood sugar levels. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be effectively managed with the administration of exogenous insulin such as Humulin. For many people battling with the chronic condition of diabetes, paying for this medication can be a huge strain on limited financial [...]
Countless numbers of Americans suffer from debilitating diseases and chronic mental illness. Many of these people are left with an impossible decision; should they risk their financial stability and potentially de-rail towards bankruptcy while attempting to pay for their medications, or should they risk their lives and avoid paying for the medication to keep a [...]