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Which Arthritis do I have?

2017-10-16 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 13:16:00

The word arthritis means inflammation of a joint or joints. The inflammation is usually accompanied by pain, and can be caused by many underlying disorders. Conditions labelled arthritis fall under two main categories, inflammatory, and degenerative. This article looks at the most common conditions associated with each category, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Information regarding other, less common, forms of arthritis can be found...

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How to tell the difference between a common cold and the flu

2017-10-13 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 13:52:44

Everyone has heard someone exclaim 'I've got the flu', when they have a cold. Influenza (flu) and the common cold are caused by different viruses. So, while they share similarities, they are separate conditions. So, how do you work out which you have? Let's start with a look at the most common symptoms. Cold Symptoms Sore throat Runny nose Sneezing Cough - usually productive (producing phlegm) Aching joints and muscles, ran...

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Erectile Dysfunction

2017-10-02 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 10:14:30

Millions of men suffer with erectile dysfunction, also known as ED. While it can be embarrassing to talk about, this medical condition is actually common. The good news is that it can be effectively treated with drugs and other medical options. If you are dealing with erectile dysfunction, the first thing you need to do is learn more about it.What Is Erectile Dysfunction?Simply put, erectile dysfunction occurs when a man has consistent and re...

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Tips on how to Ease Joint Pain this Winter

2017-09-20 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 10:14:35

When temperatures drop during the winter months, this can lead to joint pain, especially if you have osteoarthritis or another condition that causes joint inflammation. Although this discomfort can make it difficult for you to perform routine tasks and enjoy your usual activities, you can take steps to minimise pain and stiffness. Keep the following tips on pain relief in mind this winter.Stay ActiveJoint pain might cause you to avoid physica...

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Natural Remedies for the Common Cold

2017-04-11 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 10:14:24

With winter almost upon, now is the perfect time to take preventative measures against the common cold. One of the most common causes of school and work absenteeism, cold and flu affects us all, and if you have already succumbed to this common viral infection of the nose, throat and sinuses, you could try pain pills and decongestants, or you could try one of the many natural remedies available instead. Treating a Common Cold There is no ...

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