How to Stay Healthy While Traveling?

Vacation planning can be a lot of fun! You’re deciding where you are going to stay, what sights you want to see, where you will eat and who you will see – but do you include plans to maintain your… Continue Reading…

Fact or Fiction:  Do you Catch a Cold from Cold Weather?

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How often have you heard someone say “dress warm or you’ll catch a cold!” While of course, it’s good advice to dress warm when the weather is cold, is it true that you can catch a cold from the cold?… Continue Reading…

Take a pill? Take a spray? How You Take Your Medication Is Important

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Do you take your medicine as a pill? Is it injected? Sprayed under your tongue? When you receive your prescription from your doctor and take it to your pharmacist, you will see that your prescription comes with directions on how… Continue Reading…

Diagnosis and Medication to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

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Diagnosis and Medication to Treat Erectile Dysfunction Most men are a little uncomfortable talking about erectile dysfunction (ED).  Sometimes referred to as male impotence, erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection.  According to the National Institute… Continue Reading…

Is Finasteride the Hair Loss Treatment You’ve Been Looking For?

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For many men, hair loss can be devastating. While thinning hair may be often written off as something to be expected when one gets older, the fact is that along with the usual causes such as aging or even family genetics, there are times when hair loss or male pattern baldness is the result of an underlying medical condition. Fortunately, there are possible treatments for both natural hair loss and hair loss due to medical conditions.

Hypothyroidism Symptoms and Common Prescription Medication

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Hypothyroidism is a condition where your thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones, so your body metabolism is much slower than it should be. As much as 10% of women are thought to have some level of thyroid hormone deficiency, and up to 10 million Americans have some level of hypothyroidism.

Hyperthyroidism Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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According to the American Thyroid Association more than 12% of the population in the United States will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime, and approximately 20 million Americans currently have thyroid disease while most of them, approximately 60%, may be unaware of it.