Most people think that if they are diagnosed with high cholesterol that a prescription medication is in their immediate future. This is not necessarily the case given that there are several non-pharmaceutical ways in which you can lower your cholesterol. Unfortunately, most people eventually end up on some type of drug therapy to achieve their target goals. Any treatment of high cholesterol first begins with some TLC: therapeutic lifestyle changes. This involves three simple, yet often difficult to execute, steps: improved diet, increased physical activity, and weight management. I've written quite a bit in my past articles about how a heart healthy diet can improve your cholesterol. Simple rules include eating unsaturated fats instead of saturated and trans fats, avoiding cholesterol, increasing dietary fiber, and consuming more plant sterols/stanols. Each simple change can have a significant impact on LDL reduction . If you can limit your daily saturated fat i...
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ORAL Therapeutic-M Oral Overdose
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a
leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. If overdose is suspected,
contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US
residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian
residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of
overdose may include: stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Therapeutic-M Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it
is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual
dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Therapeutic-M Oral Notes
If your doctor has prescribed this medication, do not
share it with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood
count, vitamin B12 levels) may be performed per...
Elective or therapeutic abortion is the deliberate termination of a pregnancy.
Therapeutic abortion; Elective abortion
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Elective abortions are those initiated by personal choice. Roughly 20% of all pregnancies (excluding miscarriages) end in elective abortion. It has been reported that since abortion was legalized in 1973 through 2002, over 42 million legal abortions have been performed.
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