medications

Do Allergy Medications Make Your Allergies Worse?

Surprisingly, we know amazingly little about allergies but over the past decade, scientists have learned a lot. It leads us to wonder if allergy medicines work
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Ways We May Be Staining Our Teeth (And Not Even Know It)

There are plenty of ways to whiten your teeth, but one of the best things to do is to avoid stains as much as possible in the first place.
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Cold Medications That Actually Work

When you’re feeling awful because of a cold, you just want something to make you feel better, at the very least temporarily. Unfortunately a lot of remedies are placebos, but some things in the drugstore work better than others. Experts chime in and guide you through the medicine aisle for remedies...
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The Most Common Medical Error Involves Medications

A new report out this week is focusing on preventable medical harm and although the medical community has worked to reduce medical errors, one in 20 patients is impacted by preventable medical errors with about 12% of preventable patient harm results in “prolonged, permanent disability” or even...
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When You Should Stop Taking Medications To Prevent An Addiction

It seems the older we get, the more medications we take. While some medications may be needed long-term to help manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. But there others designed for short-term usage and may be harmful if used for too long. How might you know whether it’s...
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Cold And Flu Medications Found To Be Ineffective For Children

This is not what you want to hear as we enter the cold and flu season, but there is very little you can do to help you cope. A recent report in the British Medical journal claims that over-the-counter medications that proclaim to alleviate cold and flu symptoms are largely found to be ineffective...
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Surprising Ways You Can Lose Your Hearing

It is estimated that 48 million Americans have some sort of hearing loss. While most of that is caused by listening to music with earbuds at a high levels of sound, working around loud machinery or environment and you age, there are other less common causes that lead to early loss of hearing. For...
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Neurological Warning Issued For Certain Flea and Tick Medication s For Dogs and Cats Issued

The FDA is warning consumers that some flea and tick medications for dogs and cats it previously deemed safe may cause neurological problems in some animals. The flea and tick pills Bravecto, Nexgard, Simparica, and Credelio have been flagged by the FDA as potentially dangerous to pets. After being...
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Grapefruit Can Hinder How Certain Medications Work In Your Body

You wouldn't think eating fruit or drinking fruit juice would be a life altering deal but when it comes to certain medications and grapefruit juice, it is! Hailed as one of the healthiest citrus fruits you can eat. Research shows that it may have some powerful health benefits, including weight loss...
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Many Prescription Drugs Deprive Your Body Of Certain Vitamins And Minerals

It's is common for many prescription drugs to come with side effects, such as drowsiness, dry mouth and apparently vitamin loss. Many people, including some doctors, may not realize is that lifesaving medication could also be depriving you of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to symptoms such as...
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