All posts tagged: pills

InfoGraphic on the Popping Pills drug epidemic

Pharmaceutical giants have long been a conflicting topic for many… They are the saviours of the population, bringing us a pill for any and all ailments, healing our disease stricken world. Or are they now the cash machines that sells prescription drugs without worrying about side effects and consequences, where “another set” of pills will

How Over Medication is Bad for you

How Over Medication is Bad for you

We took a look at Eastern vs Western Medicine, today we delve deeper into what over medication in Western society means, how people over medicate and the consequences. If you are part of the group that’s on antidepressant tablets, isn’t it time to look at alternatives? Therapy might show better results, and you won’t have

InfoGraphic on East vs West Medicine

InfoGraphic on East vs West Medicine

Times are changing, and access to information is leading to a shift from the well known western medicine to the “alternative” (Acupuncture, Reiki, Reflexology, Ozone Therapy, Homeopathy, Meditation etc) therapies of the East. Although many eastern methods lack clinical trials, many show clear signs of being effective. As the infographic states a large part of

InfoGraphic on the Good Grade Pills,

InfoGraphic on the Good Grade Pills

Many students are under pressure from peers, parents and maybe even financiers to do well in their studies, as the info graphic shows they will use stimulants to boost their performance. But these drugs can have harmful and dangerous consequences, so what do they do once they have used it and want to stop? One

InfoGraphic on Which drug causes the most harm,

InfoGraphic on Which drug causes the most harm

Although ALL drugs are harmful, some of these findings are surprising… These experts found that alcohols’ mean harm rating is more than LSD, and tobacco’s more than Khat. To successfully kick the addiction, it helps to get rid of all the toxins that lets you crave the drug. Effective means of this is through detoxification,


Flu: get fighting fit

With winter here, you’re bound to be surrounded by coughers and sneezers wherever you go, greatly increasing your flu risk. Running like crazy from anyone who’s ill is the first step to avoid succumbing yourself, as is doing a Lady Macbeth and continually washing your hands. That’s because the flu virus is not only transmitted via droplets when someone

medicine addiction,

Medicine addiction

Many people are addicted to medicines – and it’s often the over-the-counter medicines that can be bought without prescription. Medicines that can be bought in this way and that may be addictive include the following: Medicines and cough syrups containing codeine Slimming remedies containing ephedrine and/or amphetamine Although men and women can both become addicted

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Vitamins often taken by people who need them least

Vitamins are often taken by the people who need them least, a new study suggests. The study showed that people who take mineral supplements also to get more nutrients from their food than those who don’t take supplements. Indeed, in some cases, supplement users may be getting too much of a good thing by overloading

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Being doped on the job

Boozy lunches, suspiciously long bathroom breaks, another day “off sick”. Most drug abusers are employed – and some jobs carry a heavier risk than others. “Substance abuse in the South African workforce is on the rise,” says Ronelle Sartor, executive officer at the South African Association for Social Workers in Private Practice (SAASWIPP). The common

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Facts about STD’s

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