Tag: OTC

10 Tips for Treating Neck Pain

10 Tips for Treating Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common experience for most people. It is estimated that the necks of 45% of all adults will become painful at some point in the adults’ lives. The problem is that many people ignore neck pain because this type of pain is so common. The pain may not be considered bad enough [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Have you Experienced Mittelschmerz During your Ovulation Cycle?

Have you Experienced Mittelschmerz During your Ovulation Cycle?

Do you have pain and possible cramping midway through your ovulation cycle? Could it be Mittelschmerz? Read further and find out. Many women experience abdominal pain and/or cramping and there can be many reasons for this. Sometimes it can be life-threatening and other times it just part of being a woman. Some pain is a [...]

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Yeast Infection Treatments – Oral versus Topical Therapies

Yeast Infection Treatments – Oral versus Topical Therapies

Yeast infections are a type of fungus infection caused by Candida albicans. Yeast are normally found on the skin and in moist areas such as the vagina and mouth. When your system becomes out of balance due to illness, diabetes, medications, birth control or antibiotics, yeast can proliferate and take over. It is believed that [...]

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Know your Signs and Symptoms of Stress

Know your Signs and Symptoms of Stress

Stress is all too common in the United States. It is reported as the number one complaint of both mental and physical well being. Stress is not just a mental thing as it can cause physical repercussions if left unchecked. Pressure builds up with day to day conflicts that can set off your primitive brain. [...]

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Ibuprofen side effects

Ibuprofen side effects

Any medication, natural supplement and even foods can cause side effects. Some people have no problem, others may have some form of minor reaction, yet others may have severe complications. You don’t know until you try it. Ibuprofen side effects vary depending on the form you take, dosage, and any other medications you are currently [...]

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Need to Know Fasting for Blood Work Procedures

Need to Know Fasting for Blood Work Procedures

Going for blood tests are common procedures today and generally call for some form of fasting or non-eating period to clean up your system . However, depending on what your blood test is for you will have different fasting times and liquid requirements. We’ll take a look at common blood tests such as measuring triglyceride [...]

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6 Tips for Dealing with Allergy Symptoms

6 Tips for Dealing with Allergy Symptoms

The National Center for Health Statistics estimated 16.9 million Americans suffered from allergy symptoms just in the year 2007 alone. Allergy symptoms include red, watering eyes; constant sneezing; problems breathing; stuffy nose; coughing; and a running or stuffed-up nose. The body normally cranks up mucus production, tears production and coughs more to try and flush [...]

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Headache

Headache

Headache disorders can be divided into primary and secondary types. A secondary headache is one caused by an underlying disease or physiologic condition. Primary headaches are not symptomatic of another condition. They are among the commonest human afflictions. Tension-type headache has a lifetime prevalence of 78%, and migraine, 16%. Secondary headaches are much less common: [...]

September 13, 2011 More