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Managing Oral Health for Diabetics

Diabetics Must Maintain Healthy Insulin Levels Diabetes mellitus is a serious medical condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. The constant fluctuation of excess blood sugar in the body of a diabetic individual leads to an assortment of health problems, including tooth decay and gingivitis. An individual with diabetes must understand how to manage their oral…

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Can An Apple A Day Really Keep The Doctor Away?

With ample research now focusing on the health benefits of food, frequent introductions of the newest superfood on grocers’ shelves aren’t surprising. Each new superfood seems more exotic than the last, but can’t boring, mundane foods perform the same marvels? Perhaps apples are taken for granted and ignored because they’re plentiful and available everywhere, but…

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Winter and Teeth Sensitivity

Many people develop sensitive teeth as the years pass, and some seem to be prone to it even from their younger years. A number of factors can cause sensitive teeth that ache when exposed to cold drinks, hot coffee or sweet treats. If your teeth are naturally sensitive to heat and cold, you may find…

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Glaucoma Awareness Month – Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Most people have heard of glaucoma but few understand the many risks associated with this silent sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is dangerous because affected individuals may lose nearly half of their vision without noticing that it is waning. Today, more than four million Americans suffer from glaucoma-related vision loss. The National Eye Institute projects this number…

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Sovaldi and Hepatitis C: The Truth Behind The $1,000 A Day Cure

Sovaldi is a drug manufactured by Gilead Sciences for the treatment of hepatitis C. With a cure rate of roughly 90 percent, it has gained the reputation of being a miracle drug. It also causes side effects in some patients that are significantly more mild than those caused by regimens that involve peginterferon. Since the…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need To Know

Cervical cancer is a disease that gets talked about often in the media and online. However, a surprising number of women do not know many of the important details about it that could help to save their life. Let’s take a look at the most important things you need to know about this dangerous disease. What…

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Planet Drugs Direct’s 12 Months of Giving!

Have you decided on your New Year’s Resolutions? Perhaps you will decide to donate to those in need. Well, that is exactly what we at Planet Drugs Direct are planning to do as we are going to raise money for 12 different charities, one per month, throughout 2015. You can even help us decide which…

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Planet Drugs Direct Spreading Cheer with the Christmas Cheer Board

Holiday donations provide a variety of items for families who are in need of assistance. Through the Christmas Cheer Board, low-income families and families with financial hardships receive hampers that are filled with food, toys and other goods. Employees from Planet Drugs Direct have provided a substantial amount of support for the holiday drive. The Christmas…

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Seasonal Depression: It’s More Common Than You Think!

Seasonal depression, winter depression or seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that is more common than most sufferers think it is. Studies have shown that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from SAD. Seasonal depression differs from other forms of depression because it only occurs during certain parts of…

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HIV/AIDS Prevention for High-Risk Males

Sexual contact with someone who has HIV remains the most common way that HIV/AIDS spreads, and new HIV infections occur most often among high-risk males who are gay or bisexual. The numbers are highest among African-American high-risk men. However, proactive steps can reduce your chances of contracting or spreading the opportunistic virus. Prevention begins with…

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