Medications & Drugs : Health & Medical
Licorice extract is an herbal supplement that some claim reduces LDL cholesterol levels and helps with weight loss and skin conditions like dermatitis and eczema. Licorice extract comes in both tablet and liquid form. The supplement can be found in health food stores, online and in big-box stores.
The human growth hormone recognized by the medical community is a prescribed synthetic drug administered via injection. Human growth pills---or "human growth releasers," as they are sometimes referred to when being marketed as a comparable alternative to injections--have not had their claims scienti
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Lessons learned from past natural disasters can be used to update and improve disaster plans.
Effexor XR is an extended-release version of the drug venlafaxine, available in capsules of 37.5 mg, 75 mg and 100 mg. Doctors prescribe Effexor XR to treat depression, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social phobia. Many side effects are possible.
Combination antiretroviral therapy including protease inhibitors such as ritonavir has added significant potency to therapy for human immuno-deficiency viral (HIV) infection as well as substantial drug-drug interactions.
Herbs are effective means to purify the body of toxins. Herbal detox remedies can be administered in various ways. Different herbs detox different areas of the body. You can administer herbs through a variety of means. Whether you choose herbal baths, teas, or culinary herbal cleansing, detoxing wit
Depression is a mental disorder in which a person may experience fatigue and hopelessness. Thirteen percent to 30 percent of Americans suffer from symptoms of depression. Many causes for depression exist, and they range from hormone imbalances to poor diet and nutrition. Depression may also be cause
Restatis is used to treat chronic dry eye. It can also treat an eye condition called keratoconjunctivitis sicca. The medication works by increasing the amount of tears you make. It is available by prescription only. Restatis is covered by many health insurance prescription plans in the United States
Menopause is a process that can last a decade or more. During this time, the ovaries slowly reduce their production of estrogen, and a woman will start to experience the effects this has on her body. There are factors women can control, however, to alleviate menopausal discomfort. Nutrition is an im
According to Lindsay Kloer and Sue Nyberg of Wichita State University, only two long-term weight-loss drugs earned Food and Drug Administration approval for prescription use during 2007. These two drugs were sibutramine (Reductil and Meridia) and orlistat (Xenical). However, in April of 2009, the FD