Drug-Free Allergy Cures

Allergies can bring discomfort and misery to your everyday life. Many people who suffer from the affliction are seeking allergy cures to relieve the symptoms they experience. In order to properly address allergy problems, it is necessary to try and determine what causes your symptoms in the first place. Common causes are pet dander, mold, dust and outdoor elements like pollen. Once you determine what is behind your symptoms it is easier to find possible allergy cures to try. Some have found over the counter medications to be very helpful. Others find relief after visiting a specialist. Then again, some find no relief at all. For those who can not seem to find any relief from commonly used allergy cures, …

Dangerous Weight Loss Drugs Vs. Safer Alternatives

Sometimes when we become so self-conscious about our physical appearance we would do almost anything to eliminate those unwanted pounds of fat. And sometimes we feel there are only a few choices to choose from. So what do many slightly and really overweight people do? Many turn to diet drugs without a second thought! The NAAFA website clearly informs the general public of how dangerous most weight loss drugs can be. For example, Phenylpropanolamine which was marketed under different names such as Dexatrim, Accutrim, Dex-a-Diet, and others, causes insomnia, headaches, anxiety, disorientation, fast heartbeat, hallucinations, vomiting, high blood pressure, heart and kidney damage, psychosis, heart attack, and lastly, sudden death! The site goes on to state that such drugs rarely …

Morning-After Pill: For Backup Use Only

Many women today are putting their pregnancies on hold probably because of physical health, career priorities, or the fear about the hardships of parenting. These individuals rely on various birth control methods like condoms, contraceptive pills, patches, diaphragm, and many more. However, there are loopholes that can be encountered with these family planning methods. For example, condoms may break or slip off, diaphragms and cervical caps may be knocked out of place, and missed contraceptive pills may lead to unwanted pregnancies. Using emergency contraception like a morning-after pill may reduce the risk of unwanted pregnancy by 80 percent. Morning-after pills are used to prevent a woman from getting pregnant after unprotected vaginal intercourse. These pills are like ordinary birth control …

Migraine Headaches – Is Relief Without Drugs Possible?

Natural treatment methods for migraine headaches are usually harmless and also cheaper than traditional pain medications. Sure, it’s possible you could experience a negative reaction or even increase your headache pain because of a natural treatment, but the odds are far less than with pain-relieving medications. People are different from each other. A natural treatment that might relieve one person’s migraine headaches may not relieve someone else’s. But on the same measure, just because one migraine headache treatment does not work for one person does not mean it won’t work for you. There are many effective alternatives to taking medication when it comes to relieving migraine headaches. One of these alternative methods may be just what you have been looking …

Weight Loss Pills Explained

Within the pharmaceutical industry, obesity is now seen as the “trillion dollar disease”. That’s the estimated amount of profit a successful weight loss drug can expect to make. But are companies getting close to delivering a diet pill that really works – meaning, a pill that is both safe and effective at solving obesity? The answer, it seems, is No. Pills To Reduce Obesity It’s true that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a tiny number of weight loss pills like Xenical and Meridia for long term use in the treatment of obesity (BMI > 30). But evidence accumulated in clinical trials suggests that the effectiveness of these obesity drugs is less than impressive. Total annual weight reduction …