What is Drip IV Therapy

Drip IV therapy deals with medications that are given intravenously (IV) either by injection or infusion. Intravenous simply denotes that the medication is sent straight into the vein with the help of needles or tubes.

Intravenous drips cannot be administered by self-medication; the help of a skilled medical personnel is essential because an IV catheter must be inserted into the vein and this is not a basic skill but an advanced skill. 

Think Positive they said…

Can Thinking Positive Make You More Depressed?

Start thinking positive, wake up every morning and tell yourself how amazing you are. Fill your day with positive thoughts. When you have a negative thought consciously change that thought to a positive one. Have you heard this type of advice before?

There is a wealth of information out there about positive thinking and the drastic changes that could be made in your life if you just start thinking positive!

Men’s Health: Cardiovascular Disease and Superman

Cardiovascular Disease [CVD] and mortality among men in the US is not news. In 2016 CVD remains the most common cause of death for men in the U.S., it’s a fact. Of course, that fact can be changed by changing lifestyle choices. A healthy diet and lifestyle contribute to good cardiovascular health. Other conditions affected by diet and lifestyle as you age include diabetes and high blood pressure.

Men’s Health: Bone Up On Osteoporosis

Bone mass loss in men equals that of women once a man reaches age 65. Women’s bone loss starts earlier and it gets more press. But men, you are not exempt. The ability to process calcium which is essential to skeletal health decreases in both sexes; bones become fragile and prone to fracture as a result of Osteoporosis.

Know Hepatitis: Act Now

The following message is from the World Health Organization [WHO] 

Key messages: World Hepatitis Day 2016
8 July 2016 

Know hepatitis – Act now

Viral hepatitis infection is widely spread, affecting 400 million people worldwide – over 10 times the number of people infected with HIV.

Salmonella Outbreak in California

Salmonella Outbreak in California October 2013

Urgent care medical facilities across the state of California may soon see an uptick in patients with severe gastrointestinal complaints. This week, the Associated Press reported the following:

“A public health alert was issued for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California as some 278 people have fallen ill since strains of Salmonella Heidelberg were first detected in March.