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According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is “a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. To break this definition down into its parts: Attention deficit – this is the inattention to details and trouble keeping focus, disorganization, […]
According to the Massachusetts Male Aging Study, erectile dysfunction (ED) (also known as erectile disorder) affects up to 40% of men at age 40 and nearly 70% of men at age 70. While this is a very personal and sensitive topic, it is important that men experiencing ED speak to their doctor. Erectile dysfunction may […]
Levitra is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction. The generic name for Levitra is vardenafil. Both medications are identical in their active ingredients and their use. According to the Urology Care Foundation approximately 30 million men in the United States occasionally have trouble achieving and keeping an erection. Erectile dysfunction may be a […]
It’s a fact that prescription medications and other pharmaceutical waste, when disposed of improperly, have a negative effect on the environment. A study by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a government organization dedicated to studying ecological hazards, found that medications such as antibiotics, hormones and other medications are a threat to our drinking […]
When it comes to asking a doctor or pharmacist questions, a lot of patients are intimidated or afraid of taking up too much of their time. The reality is that your doctor and your pharmacists really are working WITH you to help you get better and manage your condition. Your pharmacist is a good […]
According to the American Thyroid Association more than 12% of the population in the United States will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime, and approximately 20 million Americans currently have thyroid disease with most of them, approximately 60% of those people may be unaware they have it. If you ever get confused between hypothyroidism […]
Estrogen is a hormone produced by the ovaries. When a woman nears or reaches menopause the ovaries produce less estrogen. For many women, menopause brings with it several uncomfortable symptoms such as weight gain, sleep problems, chills, mood changes, hot flashes, irregular periods, vaginal dryness and night sweats. Not every woman will experience all of […]
Myelofibrosis is a type of cancer which involves fibrous scar tissue replacing the bone marrow found inside most bones. The bone marrow produces too many megakaryocytes, which are giant cells that normally release small fragments called platelets. Along with too many megakaryocytes, there a release of cytokines, which are proteins that cause inflammation and the […]
According to IMS Total Patient Tracker, more than 25 million men have been prescribed Viagra. Taken only when needed, the “little blue pill” helps increase blood flow to the penis so men can get and keep an erection hard enough for sex. In fact, four out of five men taking 50mg or 100mg of Viagra […]
If you are getting older or are taking care of someone who is aging, falling is one of the most common concerns. It’s true that even the fear of falling can create unwanted stress and anxiety in someone who is living in a situation where falls may occur. A fall can lead to a head […]
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure, which is close to 75million people. Unfortunately, only 54% of these individuals have their high blood pressure under control. Each moment of each day your blood is carrying nutrients and oxygen throughout your body, and your […]
Vacation planning can be a lot of fun! You’re deciding where you are going to stay, what sights you want to see, where you will eat and who you will see – but do you include plans to maintain your health at the same time? Whether you’re planning a short get away out of […]
Taking your prescription on time and as prescribed is critical for your health. Your doctor and pharmacist ask that you follow the instructions for a reason – they want your medication to be as effective as possible to treat your condition. Did you know that certain foods can actually have an effect on your medication? […]
Some of you may have been loyal customers of a Canadian online pharmacy that closed last year. If so, you are likely looking for another Canadian provider you can trust to get your prescriptions filled. When CanadaDrugs.com shut down thousands of patients were left wondering where to safely order prescription medications online. This is the […]
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 26 million Americans have asthma, which is approximately 8.3% of all adults and 8.3% of all children. Allergic asthma is the most common type affecting 60% of people with asthma. In allergic asthma, when certain allergens or irritants enter the lungs, an asthma attack […]
Most people will stop in their tracks at the first sign of chest discomfort. “Am I having a heart attack?” is always the question that comes to mind. Important: At the first sign of unusual chest discomfort or chest pain, especially if the pain is sudden and severe, do not hesitate to seek emergency […]
How often have you heard someone say “dress warm or you’ll catch a cold!” While of course, it’s good advice to dress warm when the weather is cold, is it true that you can catch a cold from the cold? The answer is a simple No. While the IDEA of catching a cold from the […]
Ménière’s disease is an inner ear disorder causing dizzy spells (also known as vertigo) and often hearing loss. In medical terms it is also known as idiopathic (or primary) endolymphatic hydrops. Idiopathic means it presents itself for no known reason. Ménière’s disease symptoms may include some or all of the following: Hearing loss Ringing in […]
When you receive your prescription from your doctor and take it to your pharmacist, you will see that your prescription comes with directions on WHEN it should be taken. It is critical that all prescribed medication be taken exactly as directed. Many medications need to reach a certain level in your bloodstream throughout the day. […]
Do you take your medicine as a pill? Is it injected? Sprayed under your tongue? When you receive your prescription from your doctor and take it to your pharmacist, you will see that your prescription comes with directions on how it should be taken. It is critical that all prescribed medication not only be taken […]
Diagnosis and Medication to Treat Erectile Dysfunction Most men are a little uncomfortable talking about erectile dysfunction (ED). Sometimes referred to as male impotence, erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/urologic-diseases/erectile-dysfunction) as many as 30 million men in […]
For many men, hair loss can be devastating. While thinning hair may be often written off as something to be expected when one gets older, the fact is that along with the usual causes such as aging or even family genetics, there are times when hair loss or male pattern baldness is the result of an underlying medical condition. Fortunately, there are possible treatments for both natural hair loss and hair loss due to medical conditions.
If you’re like most Americans who are concerned about skyrocketing prices of important medications, you probably watched the State of the Union Address on Wednesday, February 6th. While many Americans were hoping to hear about solutions, most were disappointed. In fact, the problem still continues to haunt the average American who is simply trying to get by and purchase the necessary medications they need to maintain their health.
Hypothyroidism is a condition where your thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones, so your body metabolism is much slower than it should be. As much as 10% of women are thought to have some level of thyroid hormone deficiency, and up to 10 million Americans have some level of hypothyroidism.
According to the American Thyroid Association more than 12% of the population in the United States will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime, and approximately 20 million Americans currently have thyroid disease while most of them, approximately 60%, may be unaware of it.
According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older suffer from osteoarthritis. This painful degenerative condition usually affects the knee joint and can have a serious impact on your mobility and your lifestyle. While there is no cure, there are treatments available, including viscosupplementation. Learn more about this treatment and the medications used.
PURCHASE MALRONE TABLETS FOR PREVENTION Are you planning on traveling soon? Do you happen to be travelling to a country where Malaria is common? In this article we take a look at Malaria, as well as the medications used for the prevention and treatment of Malaria. Did you know that according to the Centers for […]
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) We often hear people saying they are craving the sun, or feeling depressed due to the short days and long winters. What you may not realize is that there may be an actual reason for these feelings. Known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or “SAD” this common ailment is often seen in […]
New Research Shows Safety and Cost are Primary Reasons for Personal Prescription Importation from Canada
Due to the rising costs of medications more Americans than ever are turning to safe, licensed Canadian online pharmacies to save money on their necessary prescription medications, according to the results from a critical survey released by The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation (CPPI) on January 8, 2019. Ninety-four percent of respondents said that their […]
The headline is not news – everyone knows that the cost of healthcare is rising. It is estimated that up to 20% of all new drug prescriptions are never filled the first time, and that as many of 23% of long-term elder care admissions are due to patients failing to adhere to doctors’ orders and […]