Generic Name: ATORVASTATIN - ORAL Pronounced: (a-TOR-va-STAT-in) Lipitor Oral Uses
Atorvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help
lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good"
cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as
"statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.
Lowering "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol
decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart
In addition to eating a proper diet (such as a
low-cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help this
medication work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and
stopping smoking. Consult your doctor for more details.
How To Use Lipitor Oral
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as
directed by your doctor, usually once daily.
Dosage is based on your medical condition, ...
It's funny to describe yourself at this age! It is a
wonderful task and I recommend it to all of you. Get out a piece of paper (or
sit at your computer) and write one l-o-n-g sentence about yourself, as if the
reader doesn't know anything about you. Do it now, I'll wait.... Now, sit back and
look at what you've written. Are you happy with your description? If yes,
FABULOUS! If not, CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
Here's my sentence: Rompin', stompin' woman who has energy
to burn (most days), journalist, rock climber, kayaker, emergency medical
technician, cookbook editor, and soon-to-be nursing student.
Now here's the funny part: I was almost NONE of those things
before I hit 45, before menopause took hold of my hormones and shook them to
At 50 (or just a few months before), I changed my life. I
didn't let the "change of life" change me, I took control. Ok, I'm a bit of a
control freak but more on that later. I was working as an editor and publisher
It's the time of year, Mother's Day this weekend and Father's Day next month, when we all try to think of the perfect gift for our moms and dads, grandmothers and grandfathers, and other loved ones we honor on these holidays.
There are the perfect gifts that extend well beyond the recipient: Like other nonprofit organizations, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America offers ways to make tributes, including recording a loved one's name in AFA's Book of Remembrance on our Web site or crafting a panel that celebrates the life of someone who had or has Alzheimer's disease or a caregiver for AFA's Quilt to Remember .
These types of tributes are important because they make us feel good inside amidst the pain of this heartbreaking disease. A therapy of sorts. They're also important because they let the world share in Mom or Dad. A quilt panel, specifically, tells the story of a real person whose life has been touched by this disease and captures some of the memories we want to pass...
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