Carbrital

Overview Carbrital comes with a generic name called pentobarbital and carbromal. This medication is classified under a group of drugs called barbiturates.   These types of drugs function to slow down the activity in the nervous system and the brain. It is used in several different types of treatments.   Barbiturates are used as hypnotic and sedative…

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Ulcerative Colitis

Overview Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It occurs when the lining of the colon, rectum, or both becomes infected and swollen. This condition causes tiny sores in the lining of your colon. Most of the time, these sores or ulcers start at the rectum and spreads upward to the large intestines.…

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Enlarged Prostate

  Overview The prostate is a small, muscular gland that is found in the male reproductive system. This gland surrounds the urethra and is responsible for making most of the fluid in the semen. During sexual climax, the prostate’s muscular action also aids in propelling the sperm and the fluid through the penis.   A lot…

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Crohn’s Disease

Overview Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, which can include from the mouth part, and down to the anus, but most often affects the small intestine and the colon. This inflammation in the digestive system does not have any known cause, and along with another…

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Nerve Problem

Overview The peripheral neuropathy is the result when there are severe damages to your nerves located outside your spinal cord peripheral nerves and brain. You may feel weak, pain, and numb between your feet and hand or both. However, the outcome can even be felt in other parts of your body. There are different yet…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Overview Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD is the term used for a class of intestinal diseases that cause long-term swelling of the gut.  The gut is composed of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine. It breaks down food absorbs all the nutrients and expels any unusable or waste products.  Inflammation anywhere in your…

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Excessive Sweating

Overview Excessive sweating is a medical condition known as hyperhidrosis. Sweating may occur in unusual situations, such as when the weather is cool, or without any trigger at all. Excessive sweating can be caused by some medical conditions, such as hyperthyroidism or menopause. The sweating can affect one specific area or the whole body. Although…

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Drowsiness

Overview Drowsiness is the feeling of being sleepy or tired, or the inability to keep one’s eyes open. Also called excessive sleepiness, drowsiness may be accompanied by weakness, lethargy, and lack of mental agility. While it is common for most people to feel drowsy at some time or another, persistent sleepiness, especially when occurring at…

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Coughing

Overview Coughing is a reflex action to clear your airways and throat. A cough may be annoying at times but it helps the body protect or heal itself. Coughs may be classified as acute or chronic. Coughs are acute when they start suddenly and typically last not more than 3 weeks. Acute coughs are the…

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Dry Mouth

Xerostomia or Dry Mouth is a medical condition where the mouth’s salivary glands are unable to produce enough saliva to keep the entire mouth wet. Dry mouth happens and is regarded as a side effect of specific medications, health issues in the old, or in cases where the patient has undergone radiation therapy to treat…

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