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Anxiety Medication Side Effects – Drugs For Anxiety Attacks

If you suffer from anxiety disorders, such social or separation anxiety or even a generalized anxiety disorder, your physician may prescribe you drugs to alleviate anxiety symptoms. Although medication may relieve anxiety attack symptoms it will not cure the underlying cause and consequently is not suited as a long-term solution.Anxiety medication side effects and their safety may greatly concern you, especially the risk of addiction. This is why it is important to research your options, weight up the pros...

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Generic Drugs Versus Name Brand Drugs

A generic version of a drug is a variation of a brand-name drug that has the exact same effectiveness, quality, safety, and strength, but at a much lower price. Under a different name, generic drugs can provide you and your family the medicines they need a a cheaper cost. Generics exist for many different types of medicine and are available at your regular pharmacy.There are two main differences between a generic drug and a name-brand drug. First, the biggest...

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Drugs That Cause Man Boobs or Gynecomastia

Certain medications can promote breast growth or man boobs. They interact with the natural levels of the hormones testosterone and estrogen, and disturb the balance in some manner. Gynecomastia is a common consequence of estrogen treatment in patients with prostate Drugs that may cause gynecomastia include: Hormones (androgens, anabolic steroids, estrogen agonists) Antiandrogens or androgen-synthesis inhibitors Antibiotics (isoniazid, ketoconazole,) ...

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10 Ways to Be Safe and Minimize Adverse Drug Reactions With Your Prescription Drugs

In a previous article I stressed the importance of knowing what you are taking regarding medications, i.e., knowing why, potential side effects, etc. This is because about double the people who die in automobile accidents in the US die from ADR's (adverse drug reactions): somewhere close to 100,000 a year in the US alone. As a follow-up I interviewed an experienced pharmacist. Here are 10 solid recommendations based on my own experience and research, and that interview.1. Know at...

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Relieve Gout Pain Now Without Taking Toxic Prescription Drugs

The description of a person who suffers from gout is a male over the age of forty years of age. In ancient times, the gout sufferer would have been royalty. Gout has been called the "king's disease" because only royalty could indulge in fatty food and alcohol to excess.Gout is caused by a build up or uric acid crystals in the joint fluid. The immune system reacts to these crystals as if to a foreign invader. The joint,...

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Lower Cholesterol Naturally – Alternatives to Statin Drugs

Huge topic. I can write a book on this but best not yet! Two more years of med school yet and by then I'll be even more versed in how to lower cholesterol naturally.First: What is cholesterol?According to Stedman's Medical Dictionary, cholesterol is "the most abundant steroid in animal tissues, especially in bile and gall stones, and present in food, especially rich in animal fats, circulates in plasma complexed to proteins of various densities and plays an important role...

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Ways to Make Your Penis Rock Hard Without Drugs

A lot of men struggle to achieve or maintain a rock solid erection. This condition is defined as erectile dysfunction and can leave a man incapable of having satisfactory intercourse with a woman.Erectile dysfunction is more common than you think. In US alone, 18 million men over the age of 20, suffer with erectile dysfunction to some degree.Viagra is the most anti impotence drug that was launched almost two decades back. It's apt to say that it completely changed...

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Prescription Drugs For Insomnia

Now, if you are at the point where you have read everything you can get your hands on about lifestyle changes and OTC options and just NEED SOME HELP! Please read on...You are ready to speak with your physician about prescription drugs -so be ready to have a discussion! We will review the different options so that you can learn which will work best for you.1. Sleeping Aids: These include Lunesta, Ambien, Rozerem and Sonata- they specifically cause people...

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Headache Treatment Using Current Drugs Part 1

Not too long ago, the only drug available for a headache was a couple of aspirin. Today there are a number of drugs designed specifically for the treatment of migraine and other chronic headaches. Many popular drugs used today to treat severe headaches were originally used to treat other problems such as high blood pressure and wrinkles. There are two categories of drugs used for headache treatment, those that relieve the pain, and those designed to prevent the headache...

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Are Drugs The Answer For Weight Loss

It would be nice if the main two remedies for shedding pounds, which are having a healthy lifestyle and eating the proper foods, were enough. Often more is required, and drugs are then usually turned to in order to impact fat loss. Nowadays using drug therapy for getting rid of weight is very acceptable to society. There are numerous over-the-counter methods for losing fat, but prescription diet pills are generally far better. Since many of them have side effects...

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