Colon cancer is the cancer of the large intestine, final part of the digestive tract. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps. Some of these polyps can develop into colon cancers.Read more
COPD affects approximately 30 million individuals in the U.S., and more than half of them experience COPD symptoms, but they don’t recognize them.Read more
Pneumonia is most common during cold and flu season. It is a respiratory infection that can inflame one or both of your lungs. It occurs due to a bacteria or virus attack. It’s highly contagious and can be transmitted via sneezing, coughing, and the inhalation of germs.
Blood pressure medications are the most common drugs taken by people. Moreover, approx. one-quarter of the people who take medication to lower their blood pressure stop taking the medication within six months and approx. one-half stop taking them within a year.
Constipation is considered as difficulty in passing stools or decrease in the frequency of bowel movements. The cause of constipation may vary from person to person.Read more
It is not easy to keep track of the medication that your patients might be taking. Usually, patients keep track of the medication they are using, so that they can communicate the list to their health care providers correctly.Read more
Medication Overuse Headaches (MOH) is considered as the 3rd most prevalent type of headache. About one in 50 people have chronic headaches. Half of the people experience headaches due to overuse of medicines they took to treat their headache.Read more
You might be surprised after seeing a pill in your stool. Believe it or not, there are some medications that may look like that they haven’t been digested properly. These types of medicines are called “ghost tablets.” These pills look similar to a pill you’ve taken, or might be like a small soft mass.Read more
When individuals come down with minor illnesses such as flu, cold, urinary tract infection, or intestinal problems, they usually lose their appetite and have low energy levels. They may want to stay in bed, take some over-the-counter medication, sleep, and let the medication and their immune systems do their jobs to kick the illness to the curb.Read more