Self Health Care

Articles about alternative ways of treatment and self health care

OUR ARCHIVES : October 2008

It’s official. Win gold at the Olympics with Cialis

One of the world’s leading scientists specialising in sports drugs, Dr Robin Parisotto, has gone on the record. It’s official. There are now new uses for existing drugs (and some new drugs) that will fly under the radar of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s tests. Perhaps some of the better informed athletes have been using these […]

Hot spots in Indonesia. What’s that all about?

Can you imagine anyone thinking spots are hot? Jeez. There you are in the morning, looking in the bathroom mirror in despair. That acne is just crowding out all your good features and leaving a red, spotty mess. You’re lining up to take the Accutane – signing up for the iPledge is a real pain […]

Is it a social conscience or self-interest that should motivate us to dispose of medications safely?

It is fascinating to browse around the internet. There is always somebody thinking something interesting somewhere in the world. All you have to do is to find him or her. Take just one story from California as an example. It raises the difficult question of how you should dispose of “pills” you no longer need […]

Xanax is the most popular benzodiazepine in the US

Every year, Xanax has been winning the prize in the “most prescribed” category. Naturally, Pfizer, the manufacturer, loves these annual headlines. They help customers believe this drug is so popular because it really works. Well, that’s true to some extent. If you take xanax for the right reasons and under proper medical supervision, it does […]

If you use corticosteroids, can you be an Olympic athlete?

Both in the abled Olympics we’ve just celebrated in Beijing and the Para-Olympics to come, the basic rules are laid down by the organizing committees and enforced through the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The general rule is that athletes can use inhaled, topical and systemic corticosteroids to deal with a wide range of medical conditions. […]