Bergamot oil relieves constipation due to its stimulatory action on both production of gastric juice, and peristaltic movement of the intestine. Bergamot oil has a sedative action because of its inhibitory effect on nerve endings responsible for pain. As a result, it relieves headache, stress, spasms and muscle aches.
Unlabeled/investigational uses of clonidine include serving as an adjunct in premedication, control of withdrawal syndromes (nicotine, opioids, alcohol, and vasomotor symptoms of menopause), and treatment of glaucoma as well as various psychiatric disorders. Side Effects Sedation, dizziness, bradycardia, and dry mouth are common side effects. Less commonly, bradycardia, orthostatic hypotension, nausea, and diarrhea may be observed. Abrupt discontinuation of clonidine following long-term administration (>1 mo) can produce a withdrawal phenomenon characterized by
A common side effect of these medications is a mouth infection referred to as thrush (National Institues of Health, 2014). Another long-term control medication is Leukotriene modifiers. These medications are taken by mouth. They block leukotrienes in the body. When leukotrienes release, they cause airway constriction, swelling and inflammation of the lungs, and increased mucus production.
Recently many people have been using it to prevent blood clot formation. If taken in low doses aspirin can help prevent strokes and heart attacks. Today it is given to patients after they had heart attacks to prevent death. Aspirin was created over 100 years ago. However it is still one of the most commonly OTC drugs used
“Bath salts are a synthetic drug that create feelings of euphoria and can be taken by smoking, snorting, and injecting the substance. Users often re-dose as the effects only last for 3-4 hours, and may stay up for several days. Bath salts are seen as a cheap alternative to cocaine, ecstasy or methamphetamine. Side effects of bath salts may include insomnia, agitation, hallucinations, and even violent behavior upon first use. Long-term use can lead to liver and kidney damage, as well as a breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue.
The aerosol form of the steroid is highly recommended for asthma patients, since it rapidly reaches the throat area providing significant relief to patient. Some refute the negative effects of steroids which include ulcers, weight gain, cataracts, high blood pressure, and easy bruising. True, steroids do not have ideal side effects but neither do
According to Plater-Zyberk, Varenburt, Daiter, and Worster (2012), as well as nearly all other researchers, methadone is a safe, effective, and beneficial treatment when taken in a supervised methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). However, there are growing issues with illicit
Herbalists suggest everyone drink at least two cups a day, or take it as an all natural supplement. The benefits are enormous. It is known to reduce cholesterol, help in the loss of weight, but best of all it reduces the chances of getting cancer, and eliminates cancer
Creatine is an acid that is absorbed from the intestines and then absorbed into the blood stream. This supplement is synthesized in the liver and pancreas. There are some effects that creatine can cause to the body. Creatine is naturally made in the body and taking too much of it can cause problems. When creatine is ingested, it causes the muscles to draw water for the rest of the body and this can cause dehydration.
There has been a very large controversy on Aspartame and how bad it is for people. Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used all around the world for many food products. Aspartame can be found in diet soda, gum, yogurt, and sugarless candy. This artificial sweetener has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) and the The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). A controversial claim I found online about Aspartame is it is: “By far the most dangerous substance added to food today”.
The world has made loads of advances in medication since its invention in 3000 B. C. Medication has shaped society and built the grounds for modern health and technology, and today plenty of people would not be able to live without medication. Time before medication was absolute mayhem. Although it was known as the Golden Age, this time is history was not golden at all. In this time when you are born you are very unhealthy and under nourished and likely to die at the age of 10.
Look Me in the Eye, a memoir by John Elder Robison, describes Robison’s life in detail growing up with Asperger’s, a form of autism. Ever since he could talk, Robison displayed unusual behaviors: often times Robison made inappropriate comments and was intermittently prone to violent outbursts. Since Asperger’s was not recognized in the 1960s, Robison was not diagnosed until the age of 40. However, Robison was able to overcome his label of “social deviant” and developed a knack for engineering, successfully maintaining a career and a family (Robison). John Elder Robison did not receive any form of treatment; he developed alternative ways to cope with his cognitive issue.