Sleeping Position And Health | Prevention

Sleeping position doesn’t just impact how comfortable your rest is, it can also affect your health. And this goes beyond just heartburn and snoring—it could help you avoid neurological diseases, like Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience. Sleeping on your side, as opposed to sleeping on your back or stomach, may be a better position for your brain to clear out its waste while you sleep.

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Ibuprofen: MedlinePlus Drug Information

Why is this medication prescribed?

Prescription ibuprofen is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints). It is also used to relieve mild to moderate pain, including menstrual pain (pain that happens before or during a menstrual period). Nonprescription ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and to relieve minor aches and pain from headaches, muscle aches, arthritis, menstrual periods, the common cold, toothaches, and backaches. Ibuprofen is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body’s production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation

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Flu or Cold? Know the Differences

In this article

What are common cold symptoms?

How long do cold symptoms last?

What are common flu symptoms?

Is it flu or cold symptoms?

When do I call the doctor with flu or cold symptoms?

Can I prevent flu or cold symptoms?

When you wake up sneezing, coughing, and have that achy, feverish, can’t move a muscle feeling, how do you know whether you have cold symptoms or the flu?

It’s important to know the difference between flu and cold symptoms. A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you feel bad for a few days, flu symptoms can make you feel quite ill for a few days to weeks. The flu can also result in serious health problems such as pneumonia and hospitalizations.

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Epimedium – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Epimedium, also known as barrenwort, bishop’s hat, fairy wings, horny goat weed, rowdy lamb herb, randy beef grass or yin yang huo (Chinese: 淫羊藿), is a genus of flowering plants in the family Berberidaceae. The majority of the species are endemic to China, with smaller numbers elsewhere in Asia, and a few in the Mediterranean region.[2]

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Horny Goat Weed extract supplement for libido, side effect

What is the right dosage and what are safety issues that you need to know, by Ray Sahelian, M.D. author of Natural Sex Boosters, a guide to safely and effectively using natural aphrodisiacs from around the world

December 18 2014

Horny goat weed is a pungent ornamental herb found in Asia and the Mediterranean. The Chinese call it Yin Yang Huo, which loosely means “licentious goat plant.” Legend has it that the name came from a herder who noticed his goats becoming more sexually active after eating the plant. Supplement companies have adopted the provocative name by which it is known in the U.S. Horny goat weed plant has the botanical name epimedium because it is similar to a plant found in the ancient Asian kingdom of Media, now a part of Iran. Epimedium is a genus of many related plant species and some are used for medicinal purposes, including E. sagittatum, E. brevicornum, and E. koreanum. Although it has a history of traditional use for disorders of the kidneys, joints, and liver, its principle use in the western world is as an aphrodisiac and to combat fatigue. It is appropriate for use by a woman and a man. Most sex herbs work in men and women.

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Acetaminophen Dosage for Adults | TYLENOL® Get Relief Responsibly®

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Today, there are more than 600 medicines that contain acetaminophen: TYLENOL®, NyQuil®, Percocet®, and Vicodin®, to name just a few. Many people don’t realize that taking more than one medicine with acetaminophen at the same time could harm their liver. That’s why it is important to always read and follow the label on the product you are taking and take ONLY 1 medicine at a time that contains acetaminophen.

Your safety is our top priority. To help you get responsible pain relief we’re providing dosing instructions for Regular Strength TYLENOL®, Extra Strength TYLENOL® and TYLENOL® Arthritis Pain.

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FDA Limits Acetaminophen Doses Citing Potential Liver Damage

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Before reaching for a bottle of Tylenol, popping a DayQuil pill or downing a dose of Tylenol Cold and Flu this flu season, Americans should know these popular drugs and their generic counterparts may harm their liver.

Acetaminophen effectively lowers fever and relieves minor aches and pains without stomach discomfort and heart issues associated with ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). For years, Tylenol – and the drug’s manufacturer Johnson & Johnson – has claimed it is the pain reliever most recommended by doctors.

But, earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urged healthcare providers to stop prescribing combination drugs products that contain more than 325 mg of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and similar products, over concerns of liver damage.

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