Tag: medication

Vitamin E Supplements, There Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

Vitamin E Supplements, There Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

[ 0 ] 2011-07-28 | |

One of the beliefs that is common to modern society is the idea that if something is good, “more is better”. We see this mindset all the time in late night television ads that promote the latest fad products. In these ads, the pitch man inevitably offers a second set of whatever is being sold […]

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Positive Health Benefits From The Placebo Effect

Positive Health Benefits From The Placebo Effect

[ 1 ] 2011-06-09 | |

The “placebo effect” has long been associated with a positive personal belief in the benefits of a fake drug or treatment. However, research in recent years has shown that the benefits of placebos are real and that they don’t simply arise from false hope. This means that placebos represent a more important part of the treatment process than was once thought.

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Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

[ 0 ] 2010-11-29 | |

Though most people would consider the abuse of steroids reckless behavior where the risks are not worth the benefits, it is not just athletes who abuse these powerful drugs. Amongst patients using corticosteroids, overuse of steroids is a common problem.

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