Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a common problem experienced by women of childbearing age. It can be defined as any bleeding from the uterus that occurs at an abnormal time in the menstrual cycle or that is excessive in amount. AUB can be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as a hormonal imbalance […]

Acne

Acne is a very common skin condition that can affect people of all ages. It is characterized by the appearance of pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and other blemishes on the skin. Acne can be mild, moderate, or severe, and it can occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders, and upper arms. There are many different […]

Hydrocortisone Skin Preparations

What are hydrocortisone skin preparations? Hydrocortisone skin preparations are topical (for the skin) corticosteroids that are used to treat inflammation of the skin. Health Benefits Hydrocortisone skin preparations are used to treat a variety of inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and allergies. Side Effects Side effects from hydrocortisone skin preparations are generally […]

Cough

What is a Cough? A cough is a sudden and often repetitive reflex action that helps to clear the throat and breathing passages of mucus, secretions, irritants, foreign bodies, and other material. The cough reflex consists of three phases: an inhalation (inspiration), a forced expiration against a closed glottis, and a rapid release of air […]

Encephalitis

What is Encephalitis? Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. It can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or other microorganisms. Encephalitis can also be caused by autoimmune reactions or cancer. Encephalitis symptoms include fever, headache, seizures, and confusion. The symptoms may come on suddenly or develop over several days. Encephalitis can lead to coma […]

Armour Thyroid

Description Armour Thyroid (thyroid desiccated) is a natural, porcine-derived thyroid hormone replacement medication. Armour Thyroid is available in tablet form and is taken orally. Armour Thyroid tablets are available in four strengths: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, and 120 mg. Armour Thyroid may be used to treat hypothyroidism or myxedema coma. Armour Thyroid should […]