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Medical/Non Medical Therapies for Female Sexual Dysfunction Treatment by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:58am 1 Comment Aside from relieving hot flashes and preventing osteoporosis, estrogen can improve genital Sensation and decrease pain and burning during intercourse. It is recommended that the lowest dosage of estrogen necessary for control of symptoms should be used. With oral estradiol, the usual initial dosage is 0.05-2.0 mg/d, which is then adjusted as ne ... Read on »
Circulation Problems and Circulatory Health by Jan Posted Sat 28 Nov 2009 10:03pm Circulation Problems and Circulatory Health Author: Richard Jensen, PhD Circulation of the blood, and the oxygen and nutrients that it carries, is absolutely essential to life. Any problem in the circulation can therefore lead to serious health problems. There are a number of different circulatory problems that can affect a person. One of the ... Read on »
Cardiac Bypass, Angioplasty and Stenting by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:49pm Cardiac Bypass, Angioplasty and Stenting by Jeffrey Dach MD No Reduction in Mortality or Heart Attacks    The following thirty nine medical studies compare invasive treatment with conservative treatment of coronary artery disease.  Invasive treatment with bypass surgery, stent or angioplasty ... Read on »
Best and worst drugs to control severe neurogenic hypertension ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 11:50am You are called in to control the BP  . . . What will you do ? Basics Neurogenic HT is adrenergic dependent /stress related .It is  often volume independent .Nitroglycerin worsens adrenergic  hypertension by reflex tachycardia even though it may drop the initial BP .Sustained reduction won’t happen with NTG .Further , nitroglycerine is ... Read on »
Terbutaline and Albuterol for Lowering of Plasma Postassium by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 06 Dec 2013 10:02am The below abstracts show that beta 2 adrenergic agonists are effective at treating hyperkalemia.  They do so by "shifting" K into the cells.  --0.5 mg of IV albuterol reduces K by about 1.2 mEq/L.  -- A 20 mg neb (most are 2.5 mg) lowers it by about 1.0 mEq/L.   --A 10 mg neb lowers it by about 0.6 mEq/L. I give 0.2 ... Read on »
Evidence based chaos in critical care units ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 08 Feb 2013 12:00am Critical  and intensive medical care is meant for supporting  an  individual organ (or multiple organs )  at times of extreme distress ,  till the  healing process  prevails over .Later , the patient  shall be shifted safely out of the unit . Whatever be the modern technology , the single most important factor that  determines the suc ... Read on »
MasXtreme Capsules (Natural Wellness) - product contains undeclared drug ingredient by FDA Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 9:38am Audience: Consumers, Pharmacists [UPDATED 08/25/2010] Natural Wellness notified consumers it is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of MasXtreme, Lot # 907043, UPC 094922300805. Laboratory analysis conducted by FDA determined the product contains undeclared amounts of Aminotadalafil, an analog of tadalafil. Tada ... Read on »
Alpha-Blocker Does Not Ease Symp ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 8:58am Alpha-Blocker Does Not Ease Symptoms of Chronic Prostatitis 21 dec 2008--Alfuzosin, an alpha-adrenergic–receptor blocker, does not improve symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis–chronic pelvic pain syndrome, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study. Some 270 men who were diagnosed with the condition within the preceding 2 year ... Read on »
CASE AND COMMENTARY: Milliliters vs. Milligrams by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 7:00am Milliliters vs. Milligrams A 32-year-old man was admitted to the hospital after a vehicle collision and multiple traumatic injuries. His evaluation showed acute cerebral edema. An order for intravenous dexamethasone was written, with the dosing schedule specified as "10 mg ... Read on »
Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH can be treated with Alfuzosin by winter1101 Posted Sun 12 May 2013 11:55am How to treat prostatitis? Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH can be treated with Alfuzosin, a medication to shrink prostate. Also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy, benign enlargement of the prostate (BEP), and adenofibromyomatous hyperplasia, it refers to the increase in size of the prostate in middle-aged and elderly men. The two main ... Read on »