Nearly everyone has taking drugs at one point in their life, but there's a large number of people that need to take pills on a regular basis. But over time, medications can lose their oomph, and not work as well as they could. Oxygen, light, and water can break down your medications. Take care of your medications and take care of yourself by storing your medications in a cool, dry, and dark location.
This video will show you how to give your cat liquid medication. We will also show you the 2-person and 1-person procedure for getting the best results. The most important thing to remember is to use a slick surface, so the cat cannot move as well. Give your cat liquid medications.
Everybody gets them— sore throats. And everybody hates them. They're very painful, but can be treated easily with over-the-counter medications OR home remedies. Watch this informative video if you want to learn what they are, so the next time you have a cold and sore throat, you can be prepared.
Restless legs syndrome has been receiving a great deal of attention from the medical world, and that?s good news for sufferers! New medications can help alleviate symptoms significantly.
The Pulmicort Flexhaler is an dry powder inhaler for administering steroid medications to Asmtha sufferers to prevent their symptoms. They are a little different than a traditional dry powder inhaler, and this video will show you how to use and store one properly to ensure relief and durability.
A lot of commonly used household items are actually poison for your furry friends. In this clip, learn all about which items can pose a danger for your dog or cat. It's not only chemicals that are bad for your pets, innocent seeming items like fruit, veggies, chicken bones, chocolate, human medications and many other hidden dangers exist as well.
Giving birth is not a walk through the park and there are always concerns from the mother-to-be. Doctors speak about the procedure in applying an epidural talk about different kinds of pain medications available. As much as the mom is concerned, they touch base on what the father's role is during the procedures are as well.
Acne sucks - or, more correctly, acne oozes. Which is why it's so important to take care of your skin with oil-reducing, calming products. Most anti-acne medications you can buy are severely drying and irritating, meaning they can cause the adverse effect of making your skin compensate by producing even more oil.
The University of Michigan teaches you how to use nasal irrigation to get rid of common nasal sinus symptoms without reaching for those over the counter medications. The best part of nasal irrigation is that it handles conditions that medication cannot - such as post nasal drip and the common "stuffy nose". This can work for most allergies, even if you are already on medication. Water used for nasal irrigation should be luke warm and should contain about a quarter teaspoon of salt into an 8 o...
Learn how to reduce your risk of allergies. Transform your home into a sanctuary for your eyes, nose, and throat by reducing the risk of allergies.
People infected with HIV take many different types of pills every day to decrease the amount of virus in their body, live a longer and healthier life, and to help prevent them from infecting others. That could all be in the past as new clinical trials testing the safety and effectiveness of a new type of treatment — injections given every four or eight weeks — look to be equally effective at keeping the virus at bay.
Whether you're hanging out at the beach, laying by the pool, or walking around in sandals, having nail fungus is not the most attractive thing to flaunt.
Fingernail ridges are usually a sign of bad health. Horizontal ridges in your nails are caused by trauma to the cuticle as well as by medications or sickness. Meanwhile, verticle ridges are hereditary but can be caused by trauma.
Poisoning can happen to both children and adults, and is one of the most preventable forms of illness that exists. Poisoning can sneak up on your in various ways including household products, expired medications, foods and even alcohol. So, take the tips in this clip from Dr. Savant and avoid this unnecessary illness in your household.
You may find this hard to believe but one of the reasons people go to the pharmacy is for constipation. Learn home remedies and medications to prevent and treat constipation from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and Dr. Terry Graedon in this this how to video. Start with fiber, stool softeners and sugarless gum to stay regular.
Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease and six times more likely to have a stroke than people with normal blood pressure. Manage your condition through diet.
This video will go over how to insert a check box in Microsoft Word for printing or for electronic distribution. With just a few clicks you can get a check box. You can even add different symbols or styles for your check box.
In this video, we learn how to get rid of acne by eliminating fruit. If you notice your skin breaking out and you have a lot of fruit, try cutting it out of your diet to see if that is what is causing your breakouts. Eliminate different foods from your diet to see what is not agreeing with your body. Also, try cutting out all the sugar in your diet, because this could be causing breakouts to occur on your breakouts on your face as well. This could also be caused by allergic reactions with med...
Babysitting is the prime teenage job for young women to start learning responsibility and earning a wage, but it isn't all fun and games… you are dealing with an infant, which is far from fun, but it's money in your pocket. Earning a little extra money babysitting infants can be more fun — and a lot easier — than schlepping food at your local diner.
Worried about your baby or toddler either wrecking or wrecking themselves in your home? Baby proofing time! Make sure your house is safe and secure for your child when they start exploring their turf.
Having a Clostridium difficile infection means stomach pains, diarrhea, fever, and loss of appetite, and if the symptoms weren't bad enough, the disease often reoccurs. Now, new research has found an increased risk of recurrence in people who take medication to treat their stomach acid, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, or stomach discomfort.
Quitting smoking is incredibly difficult. It's hard enough to break the habit, but the withdrawals are even worse. In this tutorial, learn how to make the transition a little more bearable.
Everyone gets an upset stomach from time to time. The first line of defense in this high-tech age is still old-time remedies! Watch this video to learn how to sooth an upset stomach.
Our quest to find novel compounds in nature that we can use against human diseases —a process called bioprospecting — has led a research team to a small frog found in India. From the skin slime of the colorful Hydrophylax bahuvistara, researchers reported finding a peptide — a small piece of protein — that can destroy many strains of human flu and can even protect mice against the flu.
Six people have died from fungal infections in Pittsburgh hospitals since 2014—that fact is indisputable. The rest of the situation is much vaguer. A lawsuit has been filed against the hospitals on behalf of some of the deceased patients, alleging that moldy hospital linens are to blame. While the lawyers argue over who's at fault, let's look at how this could have happened.
I've never had a black eye, but I was in a car accident that turned my entire ear dark purple a few years ago. Believe me; it was enough to get more than a few funny looks.
Jennifer Lyall and Dr. JJ Dugoua, the Vitamin Junkeys, discuss natural remedies for constipation. Magnesium is a natural treatment for constipation, but you need to be careful not to take too much. Constipation is when you are not having regular bowel movements. Some causes of constipation are dehydration, certain drugs, poor diet and stress. To keep things moving it is good to drink lots of water and to eat a diet high in foods containing fiber, like fruits and vegetables. Probiotic foods ca...
You may have heard of skittling or robotripping, but probably have not heard of DXM? Here, we'll take a look at dextromethorphane (which is the main ingredient in cough medications like Robitussin), and see what it does and how it works.
Spider bites can range from harmless to fatal, spiders themselves coming in many varieties. you're bitten by a spider, you should wash that area carefully with soap and water and do this several times per day until the skin is healed. You can also apply an ice pack wrapped in cloth or a cold wet wash cloth to the area that has been bitten. Learn more about spider bites in this medical how-to video.
Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation of the colon and rampant diarrhea that can have life-threatening consequences. Part of its virulence lies in the tough spores formed by the bacteria. They are responsible for starting infections in the colon and for spre...
More than one in ten people in the US have type 2 diabetes — that's over 29 million people. It's characterized by excessive sugar (glucose) in the blood due to the development of resistance to insulin, the hormone that normally metabolizes glucose.
Malaria is a massive worldwide health problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 212 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide in 2015 and 429,000 of the infected people died.
By looking for the mechanism that allows influenza A to invade lung cells, scientists also discovered a treatment that might block the virus from taking hold there.
Mobile phones are not only essential for work and communication, they're quickly becoming an integral asset to our health. Your iPhone can store valuable data about fitness, nutrition, heart health, and so much more. And since iOS 11.3, your iPhone can even import a list of allergies, medications, immunizations, hospital visits, and other health information from your doctor or hospital.
Blowing dust and fungal spores are creating a public health problem that could be just a slice of what's to come with climate change.
With new diet and health claims coming at you everyday, it's sometimes hard to know what to believe. Well, here's a bright spot: A pair of studies confirm that whole grains are healthy for you, and for the diversity of microbes living in your gut.
Joe McKenna died when he was 30 years old. A young married man with his future ahead of him, he was cleaning up the station where he worked as a fireman. Struck by a piece of equipment fallen from a shelf, Joe complained of a sore shoulder. Over the next week, Joe worsened and ended up in the hospital. Chilled, feverish, and delirious, his organs shut down from an infection we'd now call septic shock.
We've all been there; waking up in the morning with a stiff, achy back. Maybe you overdid the yard work this weekend. Perhaps you were a bit too enthusiastic on the Nautilus circuit. Could be the long hours spent hunched over your computer are catching up with you. Perhaps your back pain is indicative of something more serious. Unfortunately, unless you've really injured your spine, your doctor isn't going to be much help; the best he can do is offer you pain medications and tell you to rest ...
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Parkinson's disease, a condition that can impair movement and coordination, affects over 10 million people worldwide. And with around 60,000 Americans being diagnosed every year, we're on track to see almost one million Parkinson's afflicted Americans by 2020.
There's been a lot of discussion lately about the practical uses of Google Glass. Sure, you can use them for translating text instantly or further engraining yourself in social media, but how about saving someone's life? That's precisely what Dr. Steven Horng of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has says happened with a recent patient of his. After launching a Google Glass pilot program late last year, the device was seen as a critical factor in saving the life of a patient in January.