GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. It’s a chronic disease that affects the digestive system. With GERD, acid and small contents from the stomach run back up the esophagus, which irritates the delicate […]
Imagine being trapped in your own web of horrific and traumatic memories without any way to escape.
That’s the world of a person suffering from PTSD. But is there a way to be free […]
Quitting smoking is no easy task. Once your body becomes dependant on cigarettes, it starts to shut down when you try to quit. People who are in the process of quitting often become […]
Zyprexa is a prescription drug used to help treat schizophrenia, a disease which affects around 3.2 million Americans.
Also known by its generic name, olanzapine, the drug is one of a new generation of […]
Are you living with the “silent killer”?
That “silent killer” is known as high blood pressure or hypertension. The American Heart Association reports that 100 million Americans or more have high blood pressure and […]
Are you planning to discontinue Abilify?
If you’ve been taking the drug for some time, you’ll need to implement a withdrawal strategy. You should also prepare yourself for the symptoms you may experience and […]
For men, something that stands and wakes up in the morning even before they stand up from the bed is a good sign.
That’s right. Morning erections (AKA nocturnal penile tumescence) are a sign […]
How much do you know about the Abilify lawsuit?
Bristol Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals now face multidistrict litigation on a series of Abilify gambling lawsuits. These patients allege that Abilify contributed to their […]
Celebrex has a long history of success for people with menstrual cramps, arthritis, and certain other inflammatory conditions. For these patients, it can be a key to a more comfortable daily life.
However, it […]
You read reviews for restaurants, cars, shoes, roofers—so; it makes sense that people are taking to the web to learn more about various medications from blood pressure meds and pain medication to antidepressants.
People living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) know that it’s a constant and chronic struggle. And it isn’t a rare disorder, either. It’s thought that up to 15% of the world population suffers […]
Dealing with issues of depression and mood swings makes the good days seem like flukes and the bad days a somehow earned punishment. Getting the right help to control these feelings and seek […]
Anxiety is the most common mental disorder people suffer from in the United States, with 40 million adults affected. Unfortunately, only around 40% of people suffering from anxiety get treatment.
Even though many people […]
Chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic kidney failure, is a serious condition that needs to be treated with care.
Scientists have created many ways to improve the health and comfort of patients with […]
More than 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies every year. 8.4% of children have seasonal allergies.
This costs our country 18 billion dollars every year in medical costs and lost wages.
But what can […]
If you’re a parent whose child suffers from asthma, you’ve probably heard the words Albuterol and Ventolin many times. These two different types of inhalers may have you wondering which one is the […]
Erectile dysfunction (ED) was once thought of as a problem only older men face. But in recent years, we’ve seen a growth in cases involving men in their 40’s and 50’s. Presently, 40% […]
350 million people worldwide struggle with depression.
Almost 7% of Americans are affected by one of the numerous types of depression.
These include major depression, persistent depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, manic-depressive illness, seasonal affective disorder, […]
Heartburn is a common discomfort that 40% of Americans endure at least once a month. It’s usually relieved by over the counter drugs and quickly forgotten.
However, chronic heartburn can be a sign of […]
Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that affects about 2% of the Western population. It causes very painful joint swelling that can leave a person hardly able to function. Treatment for this can be […]