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Who’s Behind the Smear Campaign Against Pharmacies Like Planet Drugs Direct

Planet Drugs Direct is at the top of the list when it comes to safe, low cost prescription drugs of the highest quality. We are a licensed mail order pharmacy, proud member of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA), and a 5 check rated pharmacy on PharmacyChecker. All orders are reviewed by licensed, experienced…

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What is Fibromyalgia?

To date the etiology of fibromyalgia is unknown. This disease manifests itself in a wide variety of symptoms, including sleep disturbances, tingling in limbs, headaches, cognitive problems, fatigue and widespread pain. Those with fibromyalgia may also experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fibromyalgia affects about 5.0…

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What Is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is a type of a bowel disease in which the lining of the colon and rectum exhibits signs of persistent inflammation. The inner soft tissue develops minute pores constantly discharging mucous and pus resulting in frequent bowel movements and abdominal pain. The systemic functions of the organs are compromised causing discomfort and irritation.…

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What Causes Chronic Bronchitis?

More than 9 million Americans suffer from chronic bronchitis every year, according to the American Lung Association. Someone who has chronic bronchitis can also develop emphysema and together, this can be known as COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. What is bronchitis? Bronchitis is defined as an inflammation of the bronchial tubes or the lining of the…

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How Free Trade in European Medication Helps You Save Money

How can free trade on a continent on the other side of the ocean save you money? The only trade rule in medication you’ve experienced is one that sets outrageously high prices and prevents reasonably priced medications from entering the market. Importers across Europe, however, employ a parallel trade business model, which allows the movement…

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What Are The Risks Of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled blood pressure has a lot of risks. High blood pressure or hypertension has been known as the silent killer because there are no symptoms associated with it in the majority of cases. The only way for a person to know whether they have high blood pressure is to have their blood pressure tested periodically…

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Tips for Smoking Cessation

Smoking is a habit that many people start and can’t seem to stop without some type of help. As companies see that more people are looking for ways to quit smoking, they’re developing alternatives that will help ease the transition from smoking every day to not smoking at all. According to WebMD, the first step to…

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How to Prevent, Detect, and Treat a Heat Stroke

A heat stroke is a grave condition in which the body cannot regulate its temperature and dangerously overheats. This malady comes in two categories. Exertional heat strokes are induced by physical activity, and non-exertional heat strokes are caused solely by the environment. Non-exertional heat strokes typically afflict infants, young children, senior citizens, people who take…

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Which Sunscreen Suits Your Skin Type

Sunscreens offer protection against the most common types of skin cancers, so choosing the right sunscreen and using it are important precautions. Unfortunately, choosing among the thousands of brands, SPF ratings and types of sun exposure often seems like task suitable for engineers or rocket scientists. Understanding Sunscreen Protection Exposing your skin to the sun causes basal…

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What Are The Causes Of Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis, also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease (ASVD), is a medical condition characterized by the narrowing and hardening of arteries as a result of atheromatous plaque accumulating inside artery walls. Atherosclerosis is considered to be a more specific and advanced form of the related cardiovascular condition known as arteriosclerosis. However, arteriosclerosis only involves the thickening…

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