Tag: medications

Sometimes Heartburn is More Than Just An Upset Stomach

Sometimes Heartburn is More Than Just An Upset Stomach

[ 0 ] 2011-04-07 | |

Aside from those lucky few with an iron stomach, the rest of us can relate to a meal that comes back for a visit at least a few times. While it can come following a sloppy, greasy burger, a fancy, expensive meal can just as easily decide to stay with us for an evening. In […]

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Dry Mouth – More Than An Uncomfortable Symptom

Dry Mouth – More Than An Uncomfortable Symptom

[ 0 ] 2011-03-31 | |

As a fairly common side effect of many medications and aging itself, dry mouth can bring with it serious potential for the development of health complications. Given that the number of people on such medications and entering the older demographic is increasing, it is becoming more important to recognize the symptoms early and obtain appropriate treatment.

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The Plethora of Pharmaceutical Possibilities for Treating Parkinson’s – Existing Drugs Being Reused

The Plethora of Pharmaceutical Possibilities for Treating Parkinson’s – Existing Drugs Being Reused

[ 0 ] 2010-03-26 | |

As a very common condition associated with aging, Parkinson’s disease will affect as many as 1% of those over the age of 60. With the degradation of mental and physical capabilities associated with the disease, ongoing efforts to find better medications are crucial.

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No Quick Solution for Preventing Drug Interactions

No Quick Solution for Preventing Drug Interactions

[ 0 ] 2010-03-21 | |

With more than 100,000 deaths and 1.5 million injured in the US annually as a result of drug interactions, the problem of preventing such damage to patient health is a very serious one. To date, however, no simple solutions have been identified to resolve the problem.

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