Many people help manage their health online through their doctor’s online patient portals. Through these portals, patients can usually ask for medication refills, look at lab test results and x-rays, monitor and make updates to their medical history and safely email their doctors.
The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 actually banned the use of riot control agents/tear gas “as a method of warfare.” Despite this, police are still legally allowed to use tear gas for crowd control.
You likely know probiotics as the live microorganisms that help your gut health. What you may not know is that probiotics can also have a positive impact on oral health.
Asthma inhalers are a fixture in many children’s backpacks and the school nurse’s office. Often, a quick burst of albuterol means the difference between gasping through or acing the one-mile running test. Allergists and pediatricians rely on these colorful devices for their reliable treatment of asthma and reactive airway disease, which is reaching epidemic proportions among kids.
We have to eat and buy groceries. There is no getting around that. But if we can protect ourselves, we may be able to protect others by not contracting COVID-19 and avoid passing it to other people and not continue to overwhelm the incredibly stressed healthcare system right now.
It is the flu season and to complicate matters, we have a new virus to contend with - the coronavirus! Many people are now more aware than ever about the importance of their immune systems because it plays such a very important role in protecting us from viruses.
As access to opioids becomes stricter, and the cost of acquiring them increases, those looking to abuse these drugs, or avoid opioid withdrawal, have discovered that anti-diarrhea medications containing loperamide, such as the well-known brand Imodium, when taken in sufficiently high amounts, can do the trick. Adding to its attractiveness are that loperamide is inexpensive, readily available and is undetectable on routine drug tests.
Red light therapy is a form of low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) and is offered in many medical office settings. Think of it as like a healthy tanning bed. During a session, the light delivers wavelengths of natural red and near infrared light. It’s like the wavelengths you get from sunlight without the harmful UV rays.
At just 25-years-old, it’s as if Justin Bieber has lived multiple lives. Rising to fame so fast as a young child and growing up in the public eye couldn’t have been easy, which some might say is why he battled addiction issues.
Television host Wendy Williams has been open about her health issues, including her addictions to cocaine and alcohol. And as of recently, she shared with her audience another battle she is fighting - lymphedema.
If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know how painful it can be as well as how taxing the recovery can be. But if you suffer from stress fractures, you might want to consider cryotherapy.
At 61-years-old, pop music icon Madonna is still touring. But unfortunately, she recently had to cancel the last North American show of her Madame X Tour due to what she described as “indescribable pain” that brought her to tears.
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