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A Guide to Asthma Inhalers

Asthma is a long-term condition causing breathlessness, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness. In most cases, asthma can be kept under control by using asthma inhalers. Inhalers provi... Read more

A Guide to Contraceptive Implants

Hormonal contraceptives are available in the market for women as either injections or implants. These implants slowly release hormones in the bloodstream over regular intervals of time providing protection against pregnancy. If used the right way, co... Read more

A Guide to Honeymoon Cystitis

Cystitis is a urinary tract infection and is usually caused by bacteria getting into the bladder.  Honeymoon cystitis, is cystitis specifically related to sex. In spite o... Read more

Acid Reflux Causes and Treatment

Acid reflux is more widely referred to as heartburn or acid indigestion and is typically experienced as a burning sensation in the chest. This is felt internally behind the... Read more

Adult Acne

There are many reasons why adults may experience acne. Common causes are stress and hormonal fluctuations (i.e. menopause or hormonal medications). Medications such as Lithium, corticosteroids and anti-seizure drugs can also cause acne in adults.

Advised Orlistat Diet Plan

While Orlistat (Xenical) can be very effective at helping you lo, it can only do so successfully if you follow a proper diet plan. Orlistat blocks the process in the gut that breaks down fat and sends it throughout the body for storage. This means that the fat you eat, will pass through your digestive system, without being absorbed by the body.  Your doctor will likely recommend dietary choices and daily calorie targets, so you can get the most out of your treatment. ... Read more

All You Need to Know About Contraceptive Diaphragms

A contraceptive diaphragm is a type of birth control. It is made of silicone or latex material and can be inserted against the lining of the cervix to create a seal against the male discharge.

Alternatives to Amlodipine for High Blood Pressure

Amlodipine (Norvasc) is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It does this by opening up the blood vessels to improve your blood flow. However, it can also come with some unpleasant side effects. The most common of these are nausea, headaches, mil... Read more