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Get 5% Off Your Next Order by Switching to Check or Money Order

PlanetDrugsDirect exists to bring consumers across the world medication at affordable prices. That’s the reason you shop with us. Your quest for reasonably priced medicine likely stems from an inability to pay the uncapped, unreasonably high drug prices demanded and allowed in the U.S. by big pharmaceutical companies. Of course, you could also be taking…

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Ways to Prevent Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also referred to as OA, is a degenerative disease of the joints. It is a chronic condition where the cartilage in the joints breaks down, causing frictional stress on the area, boney overgrowth and other localized ligament and muscle problems. The Arthritis Foundation describes the symptoms as joint pain, stiffness and evidence of swelling…

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Understanding the Symptoms of Hypertension

What is Hypertension? Hypertension is a condition that is known as high blood pressure. This occurs when there is an elevated pressure in the arteries. When the heart beats, blood is pumped through the body via the arteries. The blood pressure is the force of the blood as it flows through the arteries. As the pressure…

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Increasing Coffee Consumption May Protect You Against Type 2 Diabetes

After a comprehensive study spanning 20 years, researchers now have hard evidence supporting the relationship between drinking coffee and the risk of Type 2 diabetes. The result: Increasing your coffee intake reduces your risk of Type 2 diabetes. The research team, headed by Dr. Frank Hu and Dr. Shilpa Bhupathiraju of Harvard School of Public…

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Medicine Cabinet Safety: How To Properly Store and Dispose of Medications

Every home has one hidden behind a vanity mirror in the bathroom or in a little-used corner of the kitchen. Medicine cabinets are the repository of prescription and over-the-counter medications, many of which may be past their expiration dates or period of usefulness. Typically left unsecured, the contents of medicine cabinets pose many dangers to…

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Does Increased Job Strain Contribute to Hypertension?

Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension is a medical condition where the body’s arteries have consistent elevated blood pressure. Blood is pumped to the body through the arteries every time the heart beats. Blood pressure is actually the force of blood that is pushed up against the walls of blood vessels. In hypertension, the…

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The Relation Between Smoking and COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic and progressive lung disease that includes bronchitis and emphysema. There is less air flow and breathing is difficult. The loss of elasticity in the lungs, damaged air sac walls, thick airway walls and mucus all block air flow. Early symptoms include a nagging cough, wheezing, chest tightness…

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What Is Neuropathic Pain?

Neuropathic pain is a malfunction in the somatosensory system that arises from a number of disease and idiopathic origins. It is not relieved by traditional painkillers as it is nociceptive pain produced by damage to tissues. There are several kinds of neuropathic pain, including dysethesia, allodynia, primary and secondary hyperalgesia and chronic paresthesia. Neuropathic Pain Prevalence Datamonitor…

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Why You Might Need Vaginal Lubrication

During sexual stimulation, your vagina naturally produces a lubricant to prepare for sexual intercourse. This is designed to reduce the amount of friction that takes place and reduce the potential injuries you might suffer from dry skin on skin sexual interactions. However, there are times where you might suffer from an adhered dryness in your…

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Effects of cold weather on Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis

Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are two lung based diseases that make it extremely difficult for an individual to breathe. Although the primary causes behind the development of emphysema and chronic bronchitis are different, the two have very similar symptoms. Each is considered chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, also known as COPD. Both of the breathing conditions…

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