Seniors In The South Are More Apt To Be Prescribed Risky Drugs. Seniors are being prescribed medications that are unnecessary and dangerous. More than 20% people with Medicare Advantage coverage are taking at least one high-risk medication. People in the Southeast are especially vulnerable…in many parts of the South, more than 30% of seniors are taking drugs […]
Do you have drug-related concerns about friends or family members or yourself? As we explore how humans can relate to opioids with freedom, dependency, or addiction — invite your loved ones to click on the articles in this series. Disclaimer – This column is for information and education only and is not intended to be a substitute for […]
Does this describe you? Trying to quit but can’t. Taking a drug to keep symptoms at bay – for example – diarrhea, vomiting, cramps in the abdomen, flu, sweats, trembling, nasal congestion, insomnia, enlarged pupils, restlessness, increased heart rate, or strange emotions. Maybe increasing the dose as your body gets used to the drug. You […]
You are asking the right question. In America alone, 5.7 million diabetics are unaware they have this disease. First look at diabetes’ problems, risk factors, and symptoms. Then consider a blood sugar screening. Problems related to diabetes Heart disease Stroke Kidney malfuncion Foot/hand pain, numbness, or weakness Depression Blindness Risk factors for diabetes* Age over 45 years […]
Yes, pain killers are addictive — even those prescribed by your doctor. —– Our problems with addictive drugs go back 3000 years. From opium’s long history of addiction, the medical community calls any addictive drug an “opioid.” Modern opioids include opium, Hydrocodone, Lortab, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, hydromorphone, dilaudid, Percocet, Lorcet, MS Contin, Heroin, and Demerol.
Here’s what you can do about those terrible watery, loose bowel movements — plus the bowel cramps that come along with them. EAT ONLY THESE FOODS. Eat the foods on this list that you like. Don’t eat the foods here that you don’t like. 🙂 And eat as much of each food as you wish.
Do shy bladders really exist? Why do women get more UTIs? Take the “Urine Basics” quiz.
So you’re trying to eat healthy — maybe lose some pounds. But you’re on the road and in a hurry – so you find yourself in the drive-through. Not to worry. You can order a meal with less than 500 calories, moderate amounts of fat and saturated fat, and ample protein and fiber. 10 Best Fast […]