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Pediatric trauma surgeons are sounding the alarm about the increasing rate of accidents and risky behavior amongst young people. Recent studies looking at the rate of injuries for ATV riding, snowboarding, skiing, and wakeboarding have all come to the same conclusion: speed plus youth equals painful injuries. Unfortunately, many twenty- something-year-olds are finding out that an accumulation of injuries can lead to chronic pain . No longer is pain just an ailment of the elderly. Chronic pain is truly a multi-generational problem. Breaking this heritage of chronic pain can begin by preventing injuries in young people.
Lately, many research teams have been trying to evaluate the problems with these highly popular, high-risk activities. This month a team of researchers from France raised a valid question: Does the increased use of protective gear lead to riskier behavior? They discovered that despite the use of protective gear, like helmets, the frequency of traumatic injuri...
Chest pains are frequently a part of anxiety attacks. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) lists chest pains as a symptom of panic disorder and is common in other types of anxiety disorders as well. Chest pains, as a part of anxiety, are not normally considered to be dangerous. But chest pains can also signal a heart attack and require immediate medical care. For someone experiencing a sudden panic attack, complete with chest pains, it may be difficult to know the difference and to know whether or not to seek medical care. What is Chest Pain? Chest pain or discomfort occurs between the neck and the upper abdomen and is located in the front of the body. It can be caused by both serious and benign reasons. There are a number of organs and tissues in the chest area that can cause pain or discomfort in addition to the heart. The lungs and esophagus as well as the ribs, various muscles and tendons which can become inflamed due to illness or injury and caus...
Generic Name: EXPECTORANT/ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL Refenesen Chest Congest & Pain Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). The expectorant helps thin and
loosen mucus in the lungs, making it easier to cough up the mucus.
Acetaminophen (APAP) is a non-aspirin pain reliever and fever
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, other long-term breathing problems (such as emphysema),
or coughs with a lot of mucus unless directed by your doctor.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product
to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically
directed by the doctor. Some products (such as long-acting tablets/capsules)
are not recommended for use ...
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