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  • atopic dermatitis eczema treatments

    Atopic Dermatitis Eczema Treatments

    Atopic Dermatitis (eczema) is a skin condition that is caused by intense itching, which forms into patches of raised, red rashes. It can become a lasting condition in some people but is also found in infants, appearing on their cheeks, front of the knees, and the back of the...
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    Hep C Specialist

    Hepatitis C is a virus (HCV) that infects the liver. Technically, since the Hep C virus is an infectious disease, your primary physician will likely refer you to an infectious disease specialist. Infectious disease doctors are a class of internal medicine doctors. Keep in mind, though, that hepatitis C is much more...
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    New Treatment for Hep C Genotype 1

    Hepatitis C (HCV) is now curable with the newest drugs that have been introduced to the market to treat the more prevalent genotype of the infection. Similar to influenza (the flu), there are various strands of Hepatitis C. Nearly 75% of individuals that catch HCV usually catch HCV 1a and 1b....
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    IBS Treatment Center

    There are numerous health centers throughout the United States that house physicians whose specialty lies in diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal conditions such IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). These specialists are known as gastroenterologists who receive their training in identifying and managing conditions that affect the digestive system. Gastroenterologists devise extensive...
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    Medication IBS Constipation

    When irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) primarily causes constipation in addition to some other typical IBS symptoms, it is classified as constipation-predominant IBS or IBS-C. Unfortunately, there isn’t one clear-cut treatment method for IBS-C, so patients often require a combination of treatments to ease their symptoms. Dietary modifications, taking up...
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    Dupixent Eczema Treatment

    Dupixent is now available across Canada for adult patients that live with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD). Persons living with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis can use Dupixent to treat their symptoms. AD is a form of eczema. The condition causes chronic inflammation of the skin, which often appears as a rash. A moderate-to-severe case...
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    Medications for IBS Diarrhea

    IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a chronic and incurable digestive condition. So, the goal of any given IBS treatment is to ease symptoms and improve the quality of a patient’s life. In mild-to-moderate cases of IBS, patients often successfully control and relieve their symptoms by lowering their stress level...
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    Ixekizumab Plaque Psoriasis Treatment

    Psoriasis is a bothersome skin condition, afflicting over 7 million people in the United States. While psoriasis has various types, the most prevalent form of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis causes irritated, bumpy, painful, and itchy patches on the skin that are marked by the scaling of excess...
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    Probiotics for IBS Constipation

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most prevalent digestive disorders whose treatment can often prove to be difficult. There is no particular treatment method that addresses all the symptoms of the condition. That said, there are many medications that are used to ease IBS symptoms such as...
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    Xifaxan IBS Constipation

    Research reveals that the drug Xifaxan can be effective in easing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, especially in patients with diarrhea-predominant IBS. The primary ingredient of xifaxan is an antibiotic by the name of rifaximin, which can alleviate IBS symptoms over a period of two weeks with noticeable improvements....
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    Hep C Treatment Medication

    Hepatitis C treatments formerly involved months of strenuous injections of interferons with serious side effects and up to only 50% cure rates. The new medications are now oral combination therapies with a duration of several weeks. The side effects are mild and have a success rate of removing the virus...
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    Chronic Hep C Treatment

    It is possible for patients to live with hepatitis C for years without knowing. The reason being is that some people do not present symptoms for years, similar to a majority of patients with the herpes simplex virus. So most people that are diagnosed with Hepatitis C find out...
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    Hep C Medicaton

    Hepatitis C is the top cause of liver cancer and transplants. A person can catch the virus by coming into contact with blood that has been contaminated. Most of the time, it is spread by unclean needles (drug paraphernalia) or through exposure to previously used tattoo needles. However, it...
  • Glecaprevir Hep C Treatments

    Glecaprevir Hep C Treatments

    Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) is a prescription treatment that combines two different drugs that seek to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV). The drug is manufactured by AbbVie and is approved to treat patients with chronic HCV without cirrhosis. Patients with compensated cirrhosis can also take the drug as it is...
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    Atopic Dermatitis Eczema

    Atopic dermatitis, a common form of eczema, is a persistent condition which causes itchy rashes due to a person’s skin’s inability to retain moisture. The condition is not contagious but is fairly common as 20% of the world’s population suffers from it. Atopic dermatitis symptoms can vary from unnoticeable...
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    Chronic Eczema Treatment

    Eczema can be tricky to treat. Most of the time, it is caused by an underlying condition, so eliminating the symptoms doesn’t always fix the root problem. Clearing the symptoms can also be a tricky job as it can take multiple rounds of therapy. Home remedies are recommended for mild...
  • dupixent dupilumab eczema treatments

    Dupixent Dupilumab Eczema Treatments

    What are biologics? Biologics or biologic drugs use human DNA to treat some immune system diseases. Biologic drugs are genetically engineered medications containing proteins that are derived from living tissues or cells which have been cultured in a laboratory. Biologics can be taken through the skin (subcutaneously) or through...
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    Eczema Ointment

    Eczema is a fairly common ailment that produces rashes that are itchy, red, and dry. The condition is more prevalent in infants and young children but can persist into adulthood. This is no cure for eczema, but there are treatment options for when flare-ups do occur. Also, patients must avoid...
  • Severe Eczema Treatment

    Severe Eczema Treatment

    If you’ve exhausted all options of home remedies to ease your eczema symptoms, such as moisturizers and over-the-counter creams, don’t lose hope. Other treatments are available to soothe your skin and get your symptoms in check. Steroids: If you’re currently experiencing a severe eczema flare-up, your doctor may prescribe a steroid...
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    Atopic Eczema Treatments

    Treatment for atopic dermatitis depends on the type and severity of the rash you have. Most mild cases can be treated from the comfort of your own home with moisturizers, especially skin barrier repair moisturizers. Most of the time, with preventative care included, the rash and itching can be...
  • Atopic Eczema Relief

    Atopic Eczema Relief

    Eczema is an umbrella term for a group of skin conditions that cause patches of irritated, dry, and itchy skin. Atopic dermatitis is known as the most common prevalent form of eczema which is a term used interchangeably with eczema. Atopic dermatitis typically sets in during infancy and may...
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    Eczema Creams

    Eczema causes a skin reaction and has numerous subtypes. The reaction usually appears as plaques of red, bumpy skin with pus-filled sores. When the blisters break open, they may also ooze pus. In cases of chronic eczema, instead of blistering, the skin becomes hardened, bumpy, and scaly. There are over 10...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    IBS Medication for Diarrhea

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a very common gastrointestinal condition that causes symptoms such as a change in bowel habits, stomach cramps, abdominal pain, food sensitivities, and bloating. The exact cause of IBS has yet to be identified by researchers but both genetic and environmental factors seem to play a role...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    IBS Medication For Constipation

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal disease. The exact cause of IBS is still unknown but is associated with a host of factors. IBS leads to numerous symptoms such as an irregularity in bowel movements, stomach pain and cramps, and bloating. A diagnosis of IBS is based on a period...
  • Varicose Eczema

    Varicose Eczema Treatment

    Eczema is a common skin condition that results in the appearance of red, inflamed, dry, and itchy patches of skin. The reaction is typically marked by red, bumpy plaques with fluid-filled blisters. When the blisters break open, the affected skin can ooze pus. In chronic eczema, the blisters are less...
  • dupixent dupilumab eczema treatments

    Dupixent Eczema Treatment

    Eczema is an itchy reaction produced by the skin in a number of diseases. The reaction pattern consists of a red elevated plaque with red fluid-filled blisters. When the blisters break, the affected skin will weep and ooze. In chronic eczema, the blisters are less prominent and the skin...
  • Xifaxan Treatment For IBS-C

    Xifaxan Treatment for IBS-C

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder. The exact reason for the disease is unknown and may be a combination of multiple factors. IBS causes several symptoms such as a change in bowel habits, cramping, abdominal pain, an intolerance to food, and distention. A diagnosis of IBS is...
  • Man with chest pain suffering from heart attack in office

    Myocardial Infarction Basics

    Myocardial infarction or commonly known as a heart attack is a cardiovascular event that affects upwards of 700,000 people in the United States alone every year. According to the statistics published by the American Heart Association, someone has a heart attack nearly every 35 seconds in the U.S. A...
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    Difference Between Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure

    Myocardial infarction (heart attack) and heart failure are both types of heart illness. While they have some causes in common, they are distinct in certain aspects. Most cases of myocardial infarction transpire abruptly upon an artery to the heart getting obstructed, restricting the blood flow. Without a sufficient supply...
  • E-HEALTH AND MEDICAL CONCEPT: INFARCTION

    How to Prevent Myocardial Infarction

    Keeping your heart healthy and stable is easier than you may think. Certain lifestyle modifications can easily help you keep heart disease and myocardial infarction (heart attack) at bay. Here are some essential lifestyle tips to hold onto your heart health. Make sure to have a balanced, healthy diet...
  • Causes of Myocardial Infarction

    Causes of Myocardial Infarction

    A host of factors can result in myocardial infarction (a heart attack), but the root reason has always been well-established: the contraction of the heart’s arteries. There are various risk factors connected to an event of myocardial infarction, ranging from a high LDL cholesterol level, diabetes, high blood pressure...
  • How to Treat Myocardial Infarction

    How to Treat Myocardial Infarction

    Myocardial infarction, or more commonly referred to as a heart attack, is a major medical problem. Many facets of modern life, from detrimental dietary habits to stress-riddled lifestyles, an increasing number of people suffer from heart disease and undergo heart attack. Chest pain is the telltale symptom of myocardial...
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    All-Natural Hives Remedies

    Hives appear as red, raised, and itchy patches of spots on the skin. The primary cause of hives is attributed to the immune system releasing the hormone known as histamine. The immune system normally secretes histamine as a way to protect the body against a potential pathogen. Most people...
  • Antihistamines for Hives Relief

    Antihistamines for Hives Relief

    Hives, also referred to as urticaria, is a common condition that presents itself with red, bumpy, and itchy spots, affecting over 20% of the population. Hives rashes appear and go away, then reappear in different parts of the body. Many things lead to the appearance of hives, but the...
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    5 Surprising Hives Causes

    Hives breakouts can be such a pain; they cause revolting red bumps that get itchy like it is nobody’s business, and the cherry on top of this cake no one would ever want a slice of, you can’t even identify what may have brought them on. Also known by...
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    Relieving Hives Itching

    Hives are a highly prevalent condition characterized by clusters or patches of red, inflamed, raised, and itchy spots. Hives typically appear due to contact with or exposure to an allergen such as a medication, food, insect bite, dust mites, and pollen. In addition, anything that has an impact on...
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    Potential Causes of Hives

    Hives are a considerably prevalent skin condition that is characterized by breakouts of irritated, bumpy, and itchy spots that look similar to patches of insect bites. In patients with mild symptoms, hives typically form in small sections of the body with moderate itching. On the other hand, in individuals...
  • Using Benadryl to Treat Hives

    Using Benadryl to Treat Hives

    Hives typically form on an individual’s skin due to an allergic reaction. Hives can affect any part of the body, appearing as red, raised, and extremely itchy spots. Thankfully, there is an effective option to relieve hives: Benadryl. Benadryl contains diphenhydramine which works by inhibiting the release of the...
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    Types of Insulin Delivery

    A variety of insulin types can be used to treat control diabetes. These different types of insulin are in categories based on how quickly they begin working in addition to how long they stay active in the body. There are mainly five insulin delivery options: fast-acting insulin, short-acting insulin,...
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    Insulin Injections

    Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas to carry blood sugar to the cells to be utilized as an energy source.  When a person has type I diabetes, their pancreas cannot produce insulin at all, and when an individual has type II diabetes, their body is unable to...
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    Essential Facts About Insulin

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas to allow for the use of glucose (blood sugar) by the body’s cells. People whose bodies cannot release or use insulin properly need to take insulin supplements to keep their blood sugar levels in check. Various types of insulin available are...
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    The Link Between Diabetes and Insulin

    Insulin has a significant role in the development and management of diabetes. Having a solid understanding of insulin’s part in diabetes can facilitate its prevention, treatment if you have already been diagnosed with the condition, and it can also make your doctor visits much more informative. Insulin’s Task in...
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    Understanding Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance (IR) is a condition that means a person’s body is ineffective in making proper use of insulin. Given the body cannot use the insulin produced efficiently on its own, individuals with insulin resistance need to be provided with additional insulin to a greater extent. Insulin resistance is...
  • What Is an Insulin Pump

    What Is an Insulin Pump?

    Even though diabetes is treatable, delivering numerous insulin injections every day can take it out of a patient. For this reason, an insulin pump can serve as a very effective administer instead of insulin injections. If you want to figure out whether an insulin pump is an ideal delivery...
  • Essential Tips for an Eczema-Friendly Diet

    Essential Tips for an Eczema-Friendly Diet

    Eczema is a common skin condition that refers to the inflammation of the skin. Also medically referred to as atopic dermatitis, eczema presents itself with red, irritated, and itchy rashes that can sometimes become fluid-filled sores. While it is a condition that most commonly affects young children under the...
  • Eczema vs Psoriasis

    Eczema vs Psoriasis

    Eczema and psoriasis are both relatively prevalent chronic conditions that affect the skin, resulting in considerable irritation and discomfort. Both conditions stem from a faulty immune system response and are similar in regards to their symptoms and how they are treated, but nonetheless, eczema and psoriasis differ in some key aspects....
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    Eczema Food Triggers

    Eczema, also commonly referred to as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition that causes red, flaky, and itchy rashes. While many factors are associated with the development of eczema, it has been found that certain foods such as dairy, eggs, wheat, nuts, and soy can lead to eczema...
  • Ingredients That Can Trigger Eczema

    Ingredients That Trigger Eczema

    Managing eczema successfully requires being aware of and vigilant about the substances and materials that can lead to your next outbreak. Some of the products you already have in your bathroom cabinet or items folded up in your closet could potentially contain substances or ingredients may become the reason...
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    Effective Natural Eczema Treatments

    Eczema affects over 30 million people in the United States, and if you are one of them, you may be willing to try anything to eliminate those red, dry, and itchy patches of skin. If that’s the case, you do have options. Since no form of eczema is curable,...
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    Types of Eczema

    Eczema is a general term used to refer to a chronic skin condition that causes dry, itchy rashes and/or sore scaly patches. Eczema is affecting over 30 million people in the United States alone. Most individuals with eczema form red, scaly, and itchy plaques on certain parts of their...