While the use of human growth hormones (HGH) is not recommended for non-medical purposes, many athletes attest to its efficiency as a body building supplement. Actually, HGH is included ih the US Dept. of Defense’s list of Prohibited Dietary Supplements and is in fact forbidden by sports organizations, particularly the World Anti-Doping Agency. In the..
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While we know that minerals are important to human health, we should also know that not all can be absorbed by the body, so we need to take some as supplements. A mineral like magnesium for one, has to combine with the amino acid taurine in order to make magnesium nutrients absorbable for the body…
Fragrances, emulsifiers and preservatives are incorporated in cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations, to improve the smell and shelf life of a product. Yet while fragrances are often identified as allergens of a certain item, this article aims to raise awareness about the importance of patch testing first before using a new brand of cosmetic or topical..
Obese adults dealing with a health problem, but failed in their attempts to lose weight, are eligible to receive medically prescribed weight loss medicine. However, bear in mind that prescription weight loss drugs merely work to help achieve the goals of a weight loss plan, involving a program of diets and exercises. A doctor will..
After undergoing dental implant surgery, patients are required to take pain medications like Ibuprofen and Tylenol in order to ease and manage the pain. Dentist usually prescribe Ibuprofen containing 400 to 600 mg every 6 to 8 house. If Ibuprofen is not an option, take 1 to 2 tablets of regular Tylenol® every four hours..
Nowadays, the word detoxification is often times used casually, yet not many know what it really means and how it can make a difference in improving our health. Basically, detoxification is of a medicinal nature as the main purpose of its application is to naturally move toxins out of the body. Detoxification is in fact..
In a recent clinical trial in Cleveland, researchers discovered that a medicine prescribed as injectable non-insulin drug can boost visceral fat reduction. The medical community welcomed the discovery of a team of researchers from UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, as their findings will be of great help to overweight or obese people looking to..
Choosing a doctor is not actually a major concern for many families as some bring their own brood to the doctor they have been consulting with since childhood. However, if a child was born prematurely or with some health defects, most family doctors will likely refer the child to a pediatrician, as this type of..
Doctors selling their brand of non-prescription skin care products like astringents, cleansers and moisturizers, began as a trend in as early as the 1990s. Such products, which include hair and nail care, later evolved into becoming products known in the medical industry as cosmeceuticals, as dermatologists and even plastic surgeons subsequently started introducing their own..
Some people, especially the younger generation, think that they can go on days without sleep and not be concerned of its negative effects on their well-being. In the few hours that they allow their body to sleep, they’re likely to wake up feeling weary and stressed because their body was not able to relax by..
Hormone medications before, were ordinarily used to treat symptoms of hormonal imbalance linked to a woman’s menstrual cycle, especially upon menopause. However, several major clinical trials had proven that hormone medications increase a woman’s risk of developing other serious health disorders. As a result, the taking of hormone medicines was discouraged unless necessary, and only..
Obesity is still a major problem in Germany despite the success achieved by the government intervention programs in bringing down the country’s high obesity rate. A July 2020 German study reported that on the average, obese individuals are losing as much as 4 years of normal life expectancy. In the past years, around 102,000 die..
Even as the general public is being warned about the risks of self-medication, many still do so due to high costs of consultations and prescription medicines. Factor in healthcare policies that provide minimal coverage for prescription drugs. Any insufficiency all the more increases out-of-pocket expenses for medical needs. Such revelations have already been noted in..
Taking anabolic androgenic steroids without a medical prescription is considered an act of doping, as the purpose for doing so is to enhance one’s performance. However, doping is of grave concern mostly for sports athletes as they will be disqualified from participating in competitions. In the world of professional bodybuilding, taking anabolic steroids (AAS) is..
Even if you believe you’re using the best women’s supplements for energy and weight loss, it’s always best to let your doctor know about your weight loss plan. As a matter of fact, your personal doctor can even help you in losing extra weight as she can provide the right answers to important weight loss..
Aging is a fact of life all humans go through despite the advances achieved by medical science to prolong longevity and improve life during old age. However, scientists admit that there has been very little progress in making the longer lifespan completely disease-free. The ultimate goal is to discover science that will enable mankind to..