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How to Stop Taking Provigil

How to Stop Taking Provigil

Provigil is the brand name for the prescription medicine modafinil manufactured by Cephalon for the treatment of narcolepsy and other sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Prolonged use of the drug can lead to dependence, which is why some individuals choose to stop taking it. Ot......[Read More]
The Effects of Curare on Nerve Impulse

The Effects of Curare on Nerve Impulse

Although curare is a potential nervous-system poison, medical texts, including "Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics," agree on one thing: the discovery of its effects on nerve impulse was a milestone for anesthesia practice, which opened the way for the discovery of better and s......[Read More]
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Gout

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Gout

Gout has been around for centuries, but are you up to date on the best ways to manage this common inflammatory disease?......[Read More]
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

This side of the debate argues that estrogen has a protective effect on the cardiovascular system, and that CAD in women is associated with menopause.......[Read More]
Benefits From Coenzyme Q10

Benefits From Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-type substance produced naturally in the human body. Some people utilize synthetic Coenzyme Q10 supplements to improve health and treat a variety of conditions.......[Read More]
Side Effects of Syntest

Side Effects of Syntest

Syntest DS is a prescription medication that is composed of methyltestosterone (a type of artificial testosterone) and esterified estrogens (female hormones). This combination medication is commonly used for the treatment of menopause-related symptoms, such as irritation, burning, vaginal dryness, a......[Read More]
How Often Should I Take HGH?

How Often Should I Take HGH?

The therapeutic use of human growth hormone (HGH) began in the 1950s when doctors started harvesting the natural substance from human cadavers' pituitary glands, but it has since been synthesized and is now available in an injectable form. There are a variety of reasons for using hormone therapy, an......[Read More]
What Vitamins Does Hair Need?

What Vitamins Does Hair Need?

Proper nutrition is essential to keep hair healthy. Lack of nutrition will cause dryness, split ends, breakage and hair loss. Hair depends on several vitamins to repair, strengthen and regrow it. In fact, the condition of your hair can reveal the overall condition of the body. If your body has the n......[Read More]
Swimmer's Ear: An Ear Canal Infection

Swimmer's Ear: An Ear Canal Infection

Exposure to excess moisture can cause several types of skin problems.......[Read More]
Adderall Vs. Ritalin Side Effects

Adderall Vs. Ritalin Side Effects

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 4 million children were diagnosed with ADHD in 2006. ADHD, also known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, can cause extreme difficulty in simple everyday activities. Fortunately, there are medications that can help. Two ......[Read More]
Side Effects of Amlod

Side Effects of Amlod

Amlodipine, sometimes referred to as Amlod by patients, is a medication prescribed to lower high blood pressure and treat angina. Available in generic form and as the brand Norvasc, amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Side effects are unlikely and generally mild.......[Read More]
Which Vitamins Are Water Soluble?

Which Vitamins Are Water Soluble?

Orange juice provides vitamin C in your diet.half-cut orange and orange juice image by Elnur from Fotolia.comWater-Soluble vitamins do not build up in the body, thus reducing the chance of toxic side effects from an overdose. Daily urination helps to flush these vitamins out of your body..........[Read More]
How to Get HGH Legally

How to Get HGH Legally

Studies in the early 1990s sparked interest in human growth hormone for fitness and vitality. Nevertheless, use of HGH for purely anti-aging or athletic purposes remains illegal, with good reason. Hormones are potent natural chemicals that can have profound effects on the body. HGH stimulates cell g......[Read More]
Sodium, Bicarbonate & Potassium

Sodium, Bicarbonate & Potassium

The human body relies on electrical impulses to coordinate most of its major bodily system. Sodium, bicarbonate and potassium materials exist in varying amounts throughout the body and play essential roles in coordinating muscle, nervous system and cardiovascular functions. Abnormal levels of any on......[Read More]
Side Effects of Methylpred

Side Effects of Methylpred

Methylpred (methylprednisolone), which is classified as a steroid, is commercially available with a prescription from your physician. As with any prescription drug, side effects are possible and, as a consumer, you should be well informed of the risks as well as the benefits before taking Methylpred......[Read More]
Advances in Anticoagulation Management: The Role of Pharmacy

Advances in Anticoagulation Management: The Role of Pharmacy

There have been numerous advances in the field of anticoagulation over the last two decades, with many more changes to come.......[Read More]
New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The FDA approved Esbriet and Ofev for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.......[Read More]
Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits

Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits

What is contained in an opioid overdose resuce kit? Can it really help?......[Read More]