Nitroglycerin is a quick acting nitrate and is used as an ointment (Nitro-Bid, Nitrol, Nitrong, and Nitrostat) to treat hardened skin. Before applying it, remove any ointment that remains from the previous application.
UVA-1 Phototherapy. Phototherapy (light therapy) is now considered by some experts to be the treatment of choice for local scleroderma. Specifically, doctors favor an approach called ultraviolet A-1 (UVA-1) radiation. This treatment...Read more
My last post discussed the evaluation of dysphagia, aspiration, and the modified barium swallow examination. This post covers thickeners,... Read more »
Food Allergy, Food Intolerance, and Food Sensitivity are all terms that have recently joined our vernacular. But, what do these terms... Read more »
Ever wonder if there really is power in the foods you eat to help you fight a condition such as high blood pressure? The American Heart... Read more »
Food labels can help you compare the nutrient content of similar foods, as well as see how the food fits into your dietary eating habits. Food... Read more »