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Psoriasis: Catch the Signs Red-Handed

Psoriasis, a condition that causes skin cells to grow and accumulate faster than they can be shed, affects over 7.5 million people in the U.S. Normally, it takes a month for skin cells to grow, move to the skin’s outermost surface and become sloughed away. In people with psoriasis, the process of growth and rising…

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How Does Plaque Form on The Artery Walls

Atherosclerosis is the buildup of plaque in the arteries that may begin as early as childhood and continue progressively without outward symptoms. Plaque is mainly LDL cholesterol combined with other fatty substances, calcium, fibrin and cellular waste products. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the prevalence of atherosclerosis is 1 in 58 people in…

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Post ED Diagnosis – What’s Next

Erectile dysfunction has the potential to impact a man’s quality of life. The first step to treating the condition is getting a proper diagnosis, but what can men do after they have been diagnosed? Knowing where to start after being diagnosed allows men to begin regaining quality of life by reversing the effects of ED. Treatment…

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A Guide to Stroke Prevention

Each year, approximately 425,000 women will have a stroke – and this is approximately 55,000 more than men will have. Age does make a person more susceptible and so does a close family relative that has had a stroke in the past. There’s no way of reversing the years or changing family history, but there…

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Robin Williams – Depression’s Silent Clues

The issues of depression and suicide have been in the national spotlight in recent weeks following the recent death of actor Robin Williams. The sudden loss of a talented actor and humanitarian has put attention on problems which are often unrecognized, leaving millions of people throughout the world feeling hopeless. Suicide is among the leading…

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How Planet Drugs Direct Works

Those of you have been ordering from us for a while get it. You place your order online or call us. We quote you a great price and set up an order. You send in your prescription and voila! about about two weeks later you get the medication you need at a fraction of the…

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What Is An Asthma Attack?

An asthma attack is commonly described as an increased level of asthma symptoms, caused by muscles tightening in the airways. If you are having an asthma attack, the lining of your airways are becoming swollen or inflamed. More mucus is being produced as well and these lead to an asthma attack where it becomes difficult…

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Planet Drugs Direct Nominates YOU for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Consider yourself officially challenged to take part in the viral trend making a phenomenal splash around the world. We nominate you for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You now have two choices: Donate $100 for ALS research or post a video of yourself dumping a bucket of ice water over your head and donate any…

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Why Perfectly Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

Many people hear about those who live unhealthy lives and the risk they have for a heart attack. While people who don’t eat properly and don’t get as much exercise as they should do have an increased risk of a heart attack, there are perfectly healthy people who get heart attacks as well, and that…

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What Is the Difference Between Depression and Anxiety

Human cognition has always been a marvelous mystery that neurological researchers and psychologists are only now slowly unraveling. When the human mind works well, it is a wonder to behold. Sometimes, though, it doesn’t work as well as desired. Quite apart from purely psychological problems, the brain is a vast landscape of profoundly interconnected biochemical…

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