All posts in category Medication

Sunflower Seeds are Answer from Nature to Antidepressant Drugs

Thursday, April 30, 2009 by: Barbara L. Minton, citizen journalist Learn more: (NaturalNews) Sunflowers are the earthly representation of the sun. They have such an affinity for the life giving force that they twist on their stems so their faces can bask in sunlight all through the day. Photons from the sun are stored [...]

Family Caregiver Tips: To Help you Find Balance In Your Life

Stay True to Yourself Keep Your Friendships Thriving Keep Your Body Moving Keep the Brain Active Learn About Alternate Resources to Aide in Caregiving Consolidate Important Papers Complete an Advanced Health Care Directive (AHCD) Give Copies of Your AHCD to Family Members & Doctors Eat Well Plan for a Crisis Communicate With and Cherish Family [...]

Pain in Your Feet? Try These Proven Techniques for Soothing Them

Birgitta Rice, MS, RPh, CHES Dec 25, 2008 This article was originally published in Diabetes Health in February, 2008. One of the more common and early complications of diabetes is nerve pain or peripheral neuropathy. Symptoms are tingling, pain or numbness in the legs and feet, sometimes in arms and hands. The nerve endings seem [...]

Study Shows Podiatrist Care Reduces Amputation Risk

Amputation, one of the most devastating and costly consequences of diabetes, can be prevented when patients are treated by podiatric physicians. That’s the finding of a national, large-scale study coauthored by Dr. James Wrobel, DPM, MS, associate professor of medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He is also director of the Center [...]

Is It Time to Stop Driving?

Signs that it may be time for an older driver to quit (HealthDay News) — As cognitive function, coordination, eyesight and other skills decline in old age, it may be time for an elderly person to quit driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mentions these warning signs that seniors may no longer be able [...]

Check Your Medicines: Tips for Using Medicines Safely

Use this checklist to help avoid medication errors. Simple checks could save your life! Bring a list or a bag with all your medicines when you go to your doctor’s office, the pharmacy, or the hospital. Include all prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements that you use. If your doctor prescribes a new [...]