Zantac Sales Suspended – What Are The Alternatives?

A woman sore throat and stomach

You have probably heard that sales of Zantac-like heartburn drugs have been suspended due to  cancer fears.  What do you need to know about this medication and what are your available alternatives? Used to treat peptic ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease… Continue Reading…

Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

Couple Talking about Erectile Dysfunction

Sometimes referred to as male impotence, erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection.  According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease as many as 30 million men in the United States… Continue Reading…

Walking is Smart Exercise for Seniors

Woman resting after walking outside

You don’t have to walk far and you don’t have to walk fast, but you really should walk.  According to a study at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, you can get the same health benefits walking as you can by running. … Continue Reading…

Is it Overactive Bladder or Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Toilet Paper with Over Active Bladder Written

Overactive bladder is a condition in which the bladder is not able to hold urine normally. With overactive bladder,  the detrusor, a muscle in the bladder, contracts more often than it should, which makes you feel like you must urinate… Continue Reading…

What is Psoriasis and how is it Treated?

The hand with Psoriasis symptoms

If you have itchy flaky skin with red bumps and silvery or white scales of skin on your hands, elbows or other parts of your body, you may have a skin condition known as psoriasis.  Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune… Continue Reading…