April 2020 – keep healthy

Month: April 2020

LASIK eye surgery: What is it?

Author Lili Miss Published July 24, 2012 Word count 394 View author’s other articles LASIK (acronym for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) is a refractive eye surgery that is performed to correct eyesight defects such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. LASIK was introduced in the 1990s and now thousands of patients all over the …

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Drug rehabilitation centers offering better life choices

Author Doug Mead Published March 2, 2012 Word count 475 View author’s other articles Addicts often make poor decisions because of drug-induced behaviors. Drug rehabilitation centers offer addicts the tools to stay clean, but at 12 Palms Recovery Center, they offer patients the chance to experience life when the right choices are made. For most …

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Ayurveda Medicinal properties of Bala (Sida Cordifolia)

Author Dr.savitha Suri Published January 19, 2014 Word count 424 View author’s other articles Sida Cordifolia is an erect hairy plant which grows up to 180 cm. It grows as a weed throughout tropical and subtropical regions of India and Srilanka. Sida Cordifolia belongs to family Malvaceae. It has heart shaped leaves (hence name Cordifolia) …

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The History of Opiates

Author Terek Shastalon Published March 5, 2012 Word count 537 View author’s other articles Contemporary drug abusers often take powerful opiates such as morphine, heroin, Oxycontin, and codeine. These narcotics cause rapid addictions to develop in their users, and opium-related dependencies are some of the most difficult to treat and manage. However, opiate addiction is …

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Diagnosis and Treatment For The All-Too Common Urinary Tract Infection

Author Slava Fuzayloff Published July 5, 2012 Word count 519 View author’s other articles Although it affects both genders, it’s a problem most men never worry about, but that most women know intimately. No, we’re not referring to shopping-itis, we’re referring to the urinary tract infection. With over ten million urinary tract infection medical office …

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Checking For Sweetness

Author Martin North Rn Bsn Published September 9, 2014 Word count 586 View author’s other articles Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Being called “sweet” is usually seen as a good thing, but when it refers to your blood sugar, trouble could be lurking on the horizon. So, if there is concern your “sweetness” is due to …

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Types of Nasal Sprays

Author Jillian Phillips Published March 7, 2012 Word count 532 View author’s other articles Nasal sprays are commonly used to treat sinusitis, allergies, rhinitis and hay fever. They are also used for the nasal delivery of sinus medication as topical therapy to generally alleviate cold or allergy symptoms such as nasal congestion. Although delivery methods …

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Technology Helps Pharmacists Avoid Cross Contamination of Medications

Author Lisa Flowers Published December 4, 2012 Word count 799 View author’s other articles One of pharmacists’ biggest concerns is patient safety, and avoiding cross-contamination of medications is of vital importance. Most of us have noticed the powdery residue in the bottom of prescription bottles. This same powdery residue can by produced by dispensing equipment …

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Good Dental Hygiene And Regular Check-Ups Are Essential For Good Dental Health

Author Antonia Berkeley Published April 27, 2013 Word count 502 View author’s other articles Dental health should be a part of every person’s health plan. Not an insurance plan, but the plan a person should have to make sure they and their children are as healthy as possible. This involves regular physical check-ups, a good …

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnostics (PGD), Pregnancy Chances and Genetic Analysis Techniques

Author Adam Li Published September 6, 2012 Word count 590 View author’s other articles PGD or PIGD refers to procedures that are performed on embryos prior to implantation, sometimes even on oocytes prior to fertilization. This is considered another way form of prenatal diagnosis. When screening for a specific genetic disease, a PGD is a …

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Treatment for Tinnitus

Author James Gall Published May 27, 2012 Word count 521 View author’s other articles Millions of people suffer from tinnitus, which is also known as “ringing in the ears”. The level of symptoms that people experience will vary from one person to another. The actual symptoms will also vary from person to person. Because there …

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