Tag Archives: prescription medications

Opiates cause addiction and so much more

Due to personal reasons, I just dread hearing that a doctor has prescribed anyone with an opiate, but for so many reasons, they do. The fact is, they not only prescribe AN opiate, but sometimes increase the dosages for whatever … Continue reading

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How to stop taking Norco? (Posted late on 10/17 from 10/14)

The first thing that you and your client need to realize is that stopping any medication cold turkey can be dangerous. Stopping taking Norco after taking it for a long period of time can cause your client to experience some … Continue reading

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Why would anyone choose to become addicted?

The answer to that question is very simple. There are very few people who choose to become addicted to anything. The people that say that they chose this have issues way beyond the scope of this post. The elders I … Continue reading

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Prevent, prevent and prevent some more

When aging adults enter a home, whether it is a nursing home, convalescent center, assisted living center or the like, alcoholic beverages will not be served, so there is a lessened chance that your clients will be able to consume … Continue reading

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Men could face issues due to cataracts

Some men with prostate issues are prescribed medications such as Tamsulosin, like Flomax. These drugs help to improve urine flow. If these men also have cataract issues and require surgery to fix them, they could potentially be looking a surgical … Continue reading

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Dr. Christopher Randolph speaks out about Asthma

Dr. Christopher Randolph, M.D. is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s Asthma and Allergic Diseases in the Elderly Committee (geez, he must have a business card just for his title, don’t you think?). He has … Continue reading

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Helping mom and dad will help me help my clients

Sometimes it is easy for us to forget that our parents are aging as we age. As mom and dad get older, they are coming into contact with a variety of issues that they have never had to deal with … Continue reading

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