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Naging Katrabaho Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naging Katrabaho Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

Droga at ginto

Niyaya siyang sumama

Gusto rin kaya?








Katrabaho Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katrabaho Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

Gusto rin nila

Ang pagdami ng droga

Magtatanong pa?








Naging Kakilala Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naging Kakilala Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)


Droga at ginto

Niyaya siyang sumama

Gusto rin kaya?







Kakilala Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kakilala Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

Gusto rin nila

Ang pagdami ng droga

Magtatanong pa?








Kaibigan Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaibigan Kong Sangkot (In Filipino/Tagalog Language)


Gusto rin nila

Ang pagdami ng droga

Magtatanong pa?








Why are we questioning Opiate Replacement Medication and Naltrexone for Opioid Dependence?

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A very important question that should be asked would be what medication replacement options are available for overcoming opioid addiction. A lot of questions have been raised about replacing opioid problems with the use of another medication. Visit at: www.sdrugs.com


Most of the problems faced when struggling with opioid addiction to either heroin or pain medication are almost nonexistent when struggling with smoking problems. Several Nicotine Replacement Therapies are available to help you through quitting smoking. Some of the popular treatments deemed to be effective for quitters are; nicotine gum, nasal spray, lozenge, nicotine patch and other available medication.


These available medication are sometimes covered by your insurance company and a lot of other available means of quitting like the nicotine patch, nicotine gum or lozenges are very easy to come by and are quite cheap. Whereas getting Opiate Replacement Medication has proven to be quite difficult.

Most Opiate Replacement Medication would likely not be covered by your insurance company and are very expensive to purchase. Another problem is getting a doctor willing to prescribe these medications or getting a place to purchase them.

Several fringe benefits are even available for those willing to quit smoking. Some states provide hot-lines for quitters where you can get replacement options and some free nicotine patches.


There are several Food and Drug Administration approved treatment for opioid addiction which are backed up with evidences of their effectiveness. These treatment options ensure long term recovery and reduces the rate of overdose. Despite these available treatment that can be trusted, there are a lot of reservations by people including doctors in recommending the treatment just because it seems like you are replacing one drug addiction with another drug.

A lot of doctors have not been brought up to date about the effectiveness of Opiate Replacement Medication and this has increased the likelihood of not offering these medication as a treatment method for opioid dependence. Some medical care practitioners would likely advice against them and create a negative outlook to Opiate Replacement Medication.


Dependence on Opioids has led to overdose which has become a leading cause of death of people younger than fifty years and continues to rise each year. The increase of opioid addiction in the country is quite alarming and addiction is not only limited to the young but can extend to seniors who are most likely getting opioid prescriptions to treat pain related conditions.


Finally, with quite a large number of Nicotine Replacement Therapies available to help combat smoking addiction, creating a general awareness and training for the use of Opiate Replacement Medication should be widely embraced. The number of people on pain medications continually increase and with it the possibility of addiction. Getting access to these mode of treatment, for example; injections which reduces use by blocking the effect of opiates, will help in significantly reducing opioids addicts. Not only should doctors be ready to provide suitable advice for these treatment methods, insurance companies should also have plans that cover such medications.

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Little pharma: The medication of U.S. children

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In 2014, a study was carried out courtesy of IMS health. In this research, it was discovered that 25% of children in the U.S are on regular medications. "IMS is a pharmaceutical marketing brand whose job is to keep the $800 billion per year global pharmaceutical industry on a continued pattern of growth", source www.ndrugs.com. Hopefully these consultants accomplished something quite different this time around. Hopefully they provided our citizens with an overdue wake-up call.

It was noticed in the research that one in every four children residing in the U.S suffered from chronic prescriptions of medications. This research did not take in cognizance all the prescriptions that are written to treat acute illness, or the use and administration of over-the-counter products. This is indeed an outstanding number. After a careful look at the data from the research, we can conclude that either we have the sickest pediatric populations in the world or there is something that is causing the series of complaints generated from the way the therapies are driven in our healthcare system.

In their article, WSJ went ahead to discuss some of the very significant concerns generated on the situation such as how difficult it was for people to run clinical studies on children and also how trustworthy the pharmaceutical data could be, including the side effects and dosing. Some of these results were drawn from the adult population and applied to the case of children. This reason alone calls for a situation to doubt the authenticity of the results produced since it is quite confusing.


In the U.S, one in four children is on chronic medications!


Data generated from the research carried out by the IMS Health has revealed that 6.5 million children are on antipsychotics, 10 million on antidepressants, 24 millions on ADHD and 45 million are suffering from asthma. There are also some figures showing children that suffer from or use medications for sleep aids, antihypertensives, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol, and the list keeps getting more and more complex.

At this juncture, it will be normal if we pause to ask ourselves some vital questions;

  • Is there a need to doubt the integrity of the diagnostic criteria used in reaching these conclusions? No.
  • Do we have any reason to question the prescription of these medications know if they are really designed for the condition or not? Yes.
  •  Is it true that the doctors rely on the diagnosis and treatment free of bias and conflict of interests? NO.
  • Is there any way our third party insurers reimburse the psychologists and physicians in a manner that mood disorders, attentional conditions and other medical conditions in the psychoeducational realm are likely to be evaluated and controlled by the most appropriate professionals? NO.

A careful look at the situation at hand revealed to us that, most of the children are benefiting from the long term medications. These medications can be life changing for the child in question.

 

Conclusion

If we must take a careful look at the ongoing healthcare debate in the country, then there is a great need to take a close look at their consequences too. This is because these data from the pharmaceutical industry shows the degree to which we medicate our children’s way to health.

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Read This before You Use an Online Pharmacy

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Internet drug stores have proven to be a viable option in saving cash or getting rid of unnecessary stress. However, the use of an online drug store can possibly raise convoluted situations that will one way or the other creates health problems for you. Read the information below before embarking on a journey of dealing on the internet for medications. More info: www.wdrugs.com


Compromised Privacy


Lots of consumers are mainly on the internet drug store because they are peculiar about keeping their privacy intact, this is because they do not want to have to share their health problems with the physician or discuss about their choice of medication. “Getting in line to begin a conversation like that seems so hard however; the next choice of action may be even more dangerous” argues the director of the alliance for safe online pharmacies Libby Baney.

Most of the time online drug store that are outside the soil of the United States promises to give patients medicine without asking for prescription. That genuinely speaks danger. Medications bought on the internet without the need for prescription is lacking authenticity. These medications are mostly without an active ingredient or many times they may even contain more dangerous ingredients, says Baney.

A report stated by National Association of Boards of pharmacy argues that 96% of the various internet drug stores are not in line with the federal and state laws required for the adequate safety of users and or patients. The report clearly stated that the medications shopped for on the internet are found wanting when we talk about originality.

To add to the danger that comes with shopping online for drugs there are laws that actually bind against shopping medications online outside the United States of America. It is against the law to:

·        Purchase controlled medications without a written prescription given by a medical doctor that knows your medical history and have previously have you assessed. Medications like sleeping pills, stimulants and narcotic painkillers are all illegal to purchase online from stores outside the U.S.

·        Purchase medications that do not have the approval of the Food and drug administration (FDA) while you are on the United States soil, no matter how legal it is in the purchasing country.

Standard internet drug store will request for prescription for any medication being ordered. A safe transaction of medication online should be from a verified pharmacy and should require a prescription.


The mail order drug store alternative


Prescribed medications are often expensive says the 24% of people that consumes prescribed medications, a report by Kaiser Family Foundation. So there are no surprises that consumers are looking for ways to buy cheap drugs.

It’s possible to get good prices online however; there are other ways to cash saving and convenience.

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Lifestyle Changes vs Medication When Each Is Right

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At one point or the other, people decide to get serious with their health and require help with . But after making assessments in the usual manner, it is often easy to find that they aren't serious, committed or even motivated. While they may not seem like it, you often find that they miss medications even when they know they have chronic disease risk factors. For some they may have not tolerated the medications well and would need to explore other options.


 

The other options for such patients are quite readily available as different Associations and Organizations all recommend lifestyle changes such as weight control, exercise and diet as the first approach to lowering cholesterol. Such method is referred to as therapeutic lifestyle changes, TLC.

 

An emphasis has been placed on TLC by the American Diabetes Association for both the management and prevention of diabetes. Although medication is often used in the case of management. TLC has also been recommended by the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure as the first and best methods for managing elevated blood pressure.

 

Even the American Cancer Society recommends TLC and it's evident that the dietary recommendations of these groups overlap. The emphasis in these recommendations is on foods that minimally processed, close to nature and rich in nutritional value. Foods like beans, fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains and many more. Weight control, regular physical activity at a moderate level that is one of the gradual results of being active and eating well are also part of the recommendations.

 

There is ample evidence to the fact that this basic approach really works when religiouslg followed. The Diabetes Prevention Program showed that TLC was about twice as effective as the use of the drug metformin in trying to prevent diabetes in high-risk individuals and essentially reducing its occurrence by 58%.

 

This shows that there is nothing radical at all in patients who are reticent about taking medications if they try to modify cardiometabolic risk using a lifestyle intervention. When you do this with the assistance of your doctor, the results are usually gratifying. You could lose credible weight by making sustainable and sensible changes to your physical activity patterns and diet. It is possible that the weight loss experienced at first may not reflect the gain of muscle and loss of body fat if you're exercising vigorously.

 

TLC usually won't work due to lack of follow through but works well enough when adopted well.

 

There is really no question in the scientific literature that body fat loss can seriously be more than weight loss in people who are exercising and gaining muscle. TLC works in a slower fashion when compared to statins or antihypertensives but at the end it is safer and more potent. Lifestyle can help to reduce chronic disease risk by almost 80% and no single drug can come close to that. But of course, medication should be used when TLC isn't bringing results as expected for any reason.

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