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Minoxidil

Minoxidil is a vasodilator that relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Minoxidil is used to treat severely high blood pressure (hypertension) that is causing symptoms or damaging your vital organs. Minoxidil is usually given together with two other medicines to help prevent serious side effects.

Minoxidil tablets should not be used to promote scalp hair growth. Only the topical form of minoxidil (Rogaine) is recommended for that use.

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Cialis

Cialis relaxes muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.

Cialis is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Another brand of tadalafil is Adcirca, which is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in men and women. Do not take Cialis while also taking Adcirca, unless your doctor tells you to.

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Medical, Pharmacy and Health Research
Chris Riley

The States That Lie to Their Doctor the Most

Have you ever lied to your doctor? If your answer is yes, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Let’s explore the nature of fudging the truth when patients talk to their doctor.

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Chris Riley

Perceptions of Marijuana and Psychedelics

Let’s take a closer look at how many Americans report using different drugs (including marijuana, LSD, ketamine, and PCP); which drugs they support either recreational and/or therapeutic use of; how important medical research is to their opinions; and how many believe marijuana is a better treatment option than other medications.

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Chris Riley

Vaccine Passports

We’ve surveyed over 1,000 people to get their takes on this latest political controversy surrounding the pandemic. Respondents were asked if they were for or against the concept of vaccine passports; reflected on some ethical issues that might arise when they are rolled out; and discussed reasons why they may or may not get vaccinated in general. We’ve used variables such as age and political affiliation to help flesh out and expand on the findings. Read on to find out more!

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil is a vasodilator that relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Minoxidil is used to treat severely high blood pressure (hypertension) that is causing symptoms or damaging your vital organs. Minoxidil is usually given together with two other medicines to help prevent serious side effects.

Minoxidil tablets should not be used to promote scalp hair growth. Only the topical form of minoxidil (Rogaine) is recommended for that use.

Read More »

Cialis

Cialis relaxes muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.

Cialis is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate).

Another brand of tadalafil is Adcirca, which is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in men and women. Do not take Cialis while also taking Adcirca, unless your doctor tells you to.

Read More »

Perceptions of Marijuana and Psychedelics

Let’s take a closer look at how many Americans report using different drugs (including marijuana, LSD, ketamine, and PCP); which drugs they support either recreational and/or therapeutic use of; how important medical research is to their opinions; and how many believe marijuana is a better treatment option than other medications.

Read More »

Vaccine Passports

We’ve surveyed over 1,000 people to get their takes on this latest political controversy surrounding the pandemic. Respondents were asked if they were for or against the concept of vaccine passports; reflected on some ethical issues that might arise when they are rolled out; and discussed reasons why they may or may not get vaccinated in general. We’ve used variables such as age and political affiliation to help flesh out and expand on the findings. Read on to find out more!

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How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

There is no “one size fits all” answer when it comes to how often you should get an eye exam, as the recommended frequency varies depending on your age, risk of developing eye issues, and other health issues that you may have. Getting regular eye exams is important because they help doctors detect eye problems and vision issues as soon as they develop, when they are the most easily treated. 

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The different types of lie bumps: Transient lingual papillitis, fungiform papillae, and other forms

Transient lingual papillitis is a condition where there are transient swellings on your tongue called lie bumps. They can be caused by something as simple as eating spicy foods, but they can also signal the presence of other more serious conditions like cancer. There are many different types of lie bumps and each one has its own specific symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options available to you. We’ll discuss transient lingual papillitis in depth so that you know how to spot it before it causes any problems for you.

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Stress Acne: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Stress. It's a powerful emotion that can wreak havoc on your body. One way that stress can appear is on your skin in the form of stress acne. Stress causes acne by increasing oil production and clogging pores, which leads to an overgrowth of bacteria. To combat this unwanted side effect of stress, we have created a guide with everything you need to know about stress acne: its causes, prevention strategies, and treatments.

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Cystic Acne: What Is It, And How Do You Treat It?

Cystic acne is a type of acne that causes cysts to form deep in the skin. These cysts are often painful and may take weeks or months to heal. If you have cystic acne, then you may need a dermatologist's help. In this article, we will answer all your questions about cystic acne, what it is, who can get it, how do you diagnose it, how do you treat cystic acne, and more.

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Nexplanon Implant: Is the Most Effective Birth Control on the Market Right for You?

Nexplanon is the newest form of long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) that provides pregnancy prevention for up to three years. Nexplanon replaced the contraceptive implant Implanon in 2010. Unlike Implanon, Nexplanon is radiopaque, which means it is visible through x-ray. Nexplanon is over 99% effective and is the most effective reversible contraceptive available at this time. The best part is that once it's inserted, you won’t have to think about pregnancy prevention again.

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Hims ED Review: Does it Actually Work?

We’ve compiled a comprehensive Hims review that will tell you everything you need to know about the company, your treatment options, FAQs about Hims Pills, and ultimately answer the ultimate question, does Hims work?

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MobileHelp Review: Pros & Cons of This Medical Alert System

In a sea of options, MobileHelp is one medical alert system that stands out to us. It boasts thousands of strong customer reviews and is highlighted within many of the top senior care publications. Our review seeks to take an honest look at this medical alert system option, providing you with the pros and cons to help you make the right decision.

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Roman Review: Is This Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Legit?

Roman is a remote men’s health service that focuses on providing treatments and prescriptions for a multitude of men’s health problems, such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, or hair loss. They even offer services for mental health or general daily health, such as allergies.

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Iron Infusions: Everything You Need to Know

Iron-deficiency anemia is a common condition that can cause fatigue, shortness of breath, and other health problems. If you are suffering from iron-deficiency anemia, your doctor may recommend an iron infusion as treatment. An iron infusion is a procedure in which iron is administered directly into your bloodstream. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about iron infusions including what they are, how they work, and how to prepare for them.

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