SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND PREVENTION

Is this a cold? A flue? Is this an allergy? Questions from people that are getting allergies for the first time because allergies can start at a later age like 20’s or even 50’s. There’s no reported death from such seasonal allergies but there is a lot of discomfort. You could say that the luckier people are the

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You and I have ever got physical symptoms that mostly brought uncomfortable feelings in our bodies at different times in life. These could get better on their own without any treatment or sometimes persist pushing you to make a visit to the hospital to find a relief plan. Medically unexplained symptoms can be define

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The rainy season comes with mixed feelings for most people. Some will jubilate while most will lament and curse. Floods! Floods! Floods! This season will dictate new behavior patterns such as dress code. Not surprising is the fact that hospital admissions increase due to malaria, typhoid, diarrhea, asthma and so many o

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There are those days you could get afraid to spend sleepless night and sometimes you run out of solutions. Mothers’ tension usually elevate especially on the immunization visits for their babies to receive the appropriate vaccines.   They get puzzled on how their babies would feel unsettled or sleepy after the vacc

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It is said that people fear what they do not know… vaccination is one of them, so much that there are myths accompanied. In case you were among the one’s taken up by the fears here is an article to rile that fear away. Vaccination is when there is a use of a vaccine to impart body immunity against a disease. The

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‘This might not need treatment”, a patient presents with this statement from her pediatrician. She seemed to be in a panic. She continues to narrate how Peter had a fever the previous night and she thought it would worsen as the night went on. But when they went to the pediatrician in the morning, he suggested that

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Have you taken medicine in the last month? You’re not alone! Whereas certain medications may appear to work instantly, they often do not provide a lifelong relief. That's why regular follow-up visits to your doctor are so important. By tracking how your symptoms change over time, you can determine whether or not a

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On a usual routine shift at the pharmacy, I received a refill prescription that read fluoxetine 150mg every other two days for 14 doses plus metronidazole/miconazole vaginal cream that the client had already got on the previous visit. The previous medicine package she got was labelled Fluoxetine 20mg taken every mornin

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MEDICATION

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I MISS A DOSE OF MY MEDICATION? In order to achieve the intended effect, medicines should be taken within recommended time periods. However, you may sometimes miss your dose of medication, probably due to poor planning or a busy schedule. When this happens, do not panic! Just follow these sim

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