The Positives and Negatives of Diet Pills

Diet pills are such a hit today for so many reasons, one of which is the huge variety of diet pills available in the market. However, not all diet pills can work wonders in your figure. Before anything else, there are things to consider before relying on one. 1) Busy as a bee. The fast standard of living of an individual can affect one’s eating habit. Today, many people are getting heavier, that is why they try to look for alternative ways aside from exercising and dieting the natural way. Many people simply do not have enough time to exercise anymore because they are either too busy at work or they are much occupied in taking care of their families. …

The Positive and Negative Effects of Birth Control Pills

Word Count: 563 Summary: Birth control pills are the most commonly used contraceptive method, followed by the condom and the withdrawal method. It is a daily pill that contains hormones aimed to change the way the body works and limit, if not eliminate, the chances of ###pregnancy. It is usually a combination of the female hormones ###estrogen and progesterone. When combined in the right balance, these hormones prevent ovulation. Using oral contraceptive pills will not prevent you from acquiring sexually ###transmitted disease (STD) or HIV. Keywords: birth control pill, depression Article Body: Birth control pills are the most commonly used contraceptive method, followed by the condom and the withdrawal method. It is a daily pill that contains hormones aimed to …

The Pill And Its Side Effects

Ranking third on the top three most widely used contraceptive method for women is the oral contraceptive pill. Over one hundred and fifty million women all over the globe use it to be able to engage in casual sexual activities and avoid getting pregnant. Also called the birth control pill, this contraceptive prevents pregnancy by altering a woman’s hormonal level to prevent ovulation, or to create an intra-uterine environment that is not conducive to fertilization or implantation. Aside from almost one hundred percent effectivity, the birth control pill brags about its other offered benefits such as: Less menstrual flow and cramping; lowered risks of uterine and ovarian infections; a decreased chance of forming ovarian cysts, non-cancerous breast cysts, or tumors; …

The Pill: One Way to Transform Yourself from Flabby to Fabulous

As they say, beauty is only skin deep. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. What’s essential is invisible to the eye. These are just some beauty quotes that I can come up with off the top of my head. These quotes are supposed to pertain to how beauty is not supposed to be based just on how one looks. Unfortunately, a lot of people are more interested in appearances than what’s inside. What with all the ads showing men and women flaunting their perfect bodies. This is what drives people to take drastic actions to conform to the norm. Research shows that 55% of American adults are overweight, thanks to their fast-paced lifestyle and the ever-popular fast food …

The Pill: Helpful or Harmful?

Whenever one decides to raise a family, the decision regarding how many kids to have will always be a factor. And with the recent population boom, couples nowadays are becoming more and more aware of the need for family planning. There are a lot of methods of family planning available in the market, one of which is the birth control pill. History of the birth control pill The development of the birth control pill was put in motion by lifelong women’s rights advocate Margaret Sanger. Sanger’s advocacy was fueled by observing her mom exhaust herself to death by giving birth to 11 children. She became a nurse and later on funded the research to come up with a better contraceptive. …

The internet drugstore becomes the best solution for the buyer

People aspire not to save on their own health and not to make experiments which are fraught with undesirable consequences. For this reason many people concerned with doubt such type of service as internet drugstores until recently. It’s well-known fact that innovations not only draw attention and cause a buyer fever, but also produce some fear and reflexions about how much this or that innovation is expedient in general. But internet drugstores eventually get the increasing popularity because of convenience and advantages by which they are characterized. In the USA and Europe the percentage of people, who use these internet drugstores services, grows strictly. The most popular are networks of real drugstores, which have got web-sites and show their products …

The Future Of Drug Testing – Hair Sampling

One may consider the hair as a person’s crowning glory. In fact, most people spend hours in front of the mirror fixing their hair. Aside from making each one of us look good, the hair has yet another function you might be interested in. In today’s modern world, there comes another way of detecting drugs in individuals. Yes, using the hair! And it is actually the most accurate method of detecting drug abuse in individuals. It can detect drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, opiates and the like. It is known as the hair drug test. 1. Ten Times More Effective Than Urine Drug Tests With this kind of modern and convenient method, it is now easy for schools and even …

The Failure of the Wonder Drugs

According to a study presented recently at the European Society of Sexual Medicine, about one third of the 631 impotent participants who did not get the desired result after taking prescription medication such as Viagra for the first time gave up sex altogether. When the pills did not work the first time, 68 percent of men reported a loss of self-esteem, 32 percent felt depressed and 24 percent said they believed their condition could never be treated. One third simply did not return to their doctor to try an alternative treatment after a failed attempt, something the researchers said highlighted the fact many men delay or ignore treating their problem. Doctors say that this is unfortunate because there may be …

The Easy Way To Get In Shape – Pop A Pill – Take A Supplement

Sick of torturing yourself from dieting and spending hours at the gym? Do you sometimes wish you could warp a 100 years into the future to get a scientific miracle drug (or operation) that give you the exact body type you desire? How fun and easy it would be if you could buy a magic supplement bottle and pop a pill? Well guess what, we have a WONDER supplement that will solve all your problems. For only $79.95 you can have a model hot body overnight and never even have to break a sweat! Just call 1-800…. Okay enough of that boloney…. Sorry for the harsh reality but there currently exists no supplement, drug or pill that will get you …

The Drug Propecia and Hair Loss

The drug propecia is a prescription hair loss medication designed mainly for men with mild to moderate hair loss. The effects of hair loss and propecia were studied in several clinical trials, and propecia was found to be better than a placebo. The men in the studies, aged between 18 and 41, took propecia daily for a year. Some men took a placebo. Of the men who took the propecia, 86% either did not suffer further hair loss, or actually increased the amount of hair in the affected areas. Only 14% of men had continued hair loss. The drug propecia has been found to be ineffective for women. This, combined with the potential danger of abnormalities to a male fetus, …

Drug Trade Accounts for Forty Percent of the Afghan Economy

The voice on the radio suddenly forced its way into my conscious awareness. Absolutely staggering, I felt it deep in my gut with no uncertainty. Forty Percent of the Afghan economy is from illegal drug production and trafficking. More disturbing is the fact that the United States has nothing that can replace the drug trade for Afghan entrepreneurs. As I contemplated these hard hitting statements, I found myself imagining how different our world could be if we just stuck to some basic tenants of common decency. Yet, what does this say about our world, where such an obscene industry can thrive? It’s not just the growers and traffickers that are contributing to the problems, but the users of the end …

Drug Testing: A Workforce In Dilemma

When I began my working career, drug testing was not even a word combination. I had never been exposed to drugs beyond the point of alcoholic beverages, and then only on special occasions and holidays. To contemplate daily usage of some foreign substance was beyond my realm of possibilities. I was not alone. That was twenty-five years and many drug issues ago. Today, if you apply for a job, of any kind, you will be drug tested. Why? Because a lot has changed in twenty-five years. Today, the prevalence of drug abuse in every level of our society has grown beyond anyone’s belief. Drugs have infected our teens, our adults, the rich, the poor; even the sanctuaries of our churches …

Drug Rehab: Outpatient vs. Inpatient – What’s The Difference?

When an addict finally decides to seek out the help they so desperately need, they will have two primary types of addiction treatment programs to choose from: inpatient and outpatient. Understanding the differences and similarities of these two programs will help make it easier for the addict and their loved ones to identify which is best for their individual needs. Similarities Between Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs Inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment programs have many characteristics in common. For instance, both types of programs generally utilize individual and group therapy. Because addiction has an effect on the entire family, most provide couples and family therapy. Inpatient and outpatient programs also educate the addict and the family about the nature …

Drug Rehab: Do You Need It?

Do you have an addiction? The question shouldn’t be hard to answer. There are fairly clear lines between an addiction and a casual behavior. According to substance abuse experts Chris and Pax Prentiss, founders of Passages Malibu, a residential drug rehab, addiction is caused by underlying problems in a person’s life that they are unable to cope with. When someone is unable to cope with their circumstances they sometimes turn towards drugs and alcohol for relief. In essence it is not the drugs that are the problem it is rather the underlying problems that need to be addressed and healed in order to cure the addiction. When the underlying problems are no longer present the person will no longer need …

Drug Legalization: The Beginning of the End

For decades now, drug use and addiction has grown enormously. What was once an epidemic in lower class urban cities, has rapidly spread throughout the country, subtly leaving its lasting effect. As drug use spreads, there are those who believe that the only way to control this disease is to legalize drugs completely. These activists argue that people should be free to make their own choices, and as with the earlier prohibition of alcohol, a ban of drugs will only cause a greater demand. If in fact drugs are legalized, the structure of American society will consequently collapse. As with alcohol, legalized drugs will increase the likelihood of addiction, as well as the deaths relating to it. With a rise …

Drug Interactions: The Dangers of Mixing up Medicines

Health is wealth. This is why it is important for people take better care of their physical, emotional and psychological well-being. Nowadays, there are more ways than ever to learn about what is good for one’s health. The mass media, as well as the internet, provide relevant information about health issues such as drug interactions. Types of Drug Interactions There are people with medical conditions who take more than one medicine at a time. Some people see more than one doctor for different reasons. Still, even with the subtantiated proof on the efficacy of Western medicine, many still choose to take herbal supplements for health maintenance. It is to the patient’s advantage as well as the doctors to be aware …