Aging poses challenges related to exposure to hot weather and higher temperatures. But there are some medications that make it even harder to regulate temperature changes during aging, as well as the medical problems that can come with aging.
It’s not unusual to crave a cold glass of water on a hot summer day or after you’ve eaten something particularly spicy. But there are multiple reasons why you may suddenly find yourself thirsty and some are more serious than others.
In case of an emergency or natural disaster, pack these items in your emergency kit.
There’s mounting evidence supporting a connection between certain medications (anticholinergics and benzodiazepines) and dementia. An expert discusses the latest research and what to do if you have concerns about your dementia risk and medications.
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Understand what it means when your doctor tells you your medications needs to be ‘titrated.’
Allergies coming on? Pain got you down? Before taking any medication to remedy the situation, always read the label, follow directions and consider the side effects. For people with heart issues, it’s especially important to know the risks of taking certain medications and herbal supplements.
There are times where festivities abound — and a few drinks later — our heads pound. Some people wonder if they’ve had alcohol, how harmful is it to also take acetaminophen (Tylenol®). An expert weighs in.
When it comes to prescription pain medications, there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Here’s how to separate fact from fiction.
Antidepressants are widely used to treat depression, but the effects are individual. Know how these drugs work, how effective they are and what to expect before you fill your prescription.
We’ve gotten much more aggressive in how we monitor and treat gout, a chronic, inflammatory form of arthritis. Here’s how you can take an active role in managing your condition.