A New Definition Of Drug And Alcohol Addiction And Treatment – Substance Abuse Has No Societal Boundaries

Word Count: 804 Summary: An addict is not considered an addict just because he drinks and drugs too much, nor because his life spirals downwards because of drugs. These are just predictable symptoms of the progressive disease. Perhaps if we had a new definition for addiction, it would not be so difficult to accept that individuals may be suffering from a disease that will eventually destroy their lives. We have all heard that addiction is a disease, but how do we truly feel about this issue? When … Keywords: addiction, substance abuse, drug rehab, drug treatment, drug recovery, alcoholism Article Body: An addict is not considered an addict just because he drinks and drugs too much, nor because his life …

ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS CAN BE ALSO GOOD FOR ASTHMATIC PERSONS

Word Count: 764 Summary: The article is about asthma and its causes, symptoms, and treatment which include allergen management and the use of anti-inflammatory drugs.. Keywords: anti inflammatory drugs Article Body: A Life with Asthma Life has been a struggle for Karen ever since she was a little girl. She was very allergic to dust mites, pollen coming from trees, and other allergens that seemed to surround her everywhere she went. Growing up did not only mean getting braces for her teeth, growing her hair long, or moving up several sizes. It also meant the daily battle with her own immune system that over-reacted to almost anything microscopic. He body’s anti-allergic response included the secretion of above-normal amounts of fluid …

Rabbits; an Exotic Animal that Could Benefit from Health Insurance that Insures Pet Medical Needs

Many pet owners enjoy the company and companionship of having a pet rabbit in the house. People are attracted to the idea of house rabbits because rabbits are not only playful and fun to watch they are also very social. Rabbits tend to appeal to people who like the size and feel of cats but are put off by the aloof manners cats sometimes display, most rabbits, if handled properly, are friendly all the time. Rabbit owners need to be aware that because rabbits are so social they need to spend allot of time each and every day playing with their pet rabbit. Rabbits that do not get enough attention can become depressed. Like cats pet rabbits are low maintenance …

Potential Problems for AKC Dog Owners who Wish to Purchase Health Insurance

There are times when adopting that shaggy non-descript mutt at the neighborhood shelter is an advantage over purchasing an expensive AKC model. The first advantage is the start up cost, AKC registered pups seldom start at less them three hundred dollars from there the prices can sore into the thousands. The adoption fee for your local pound puppy shouldn’t be more then two hundred bucks and a lot of times they are up to date on all their shots and are already neutered or spayed. The second time you will notice an advantage to your pound puppy is when you purchase liability insurance. Liability insurance is an insurance policy that will pay out to the injured party if your dog …

Dieting and Diabetes

Very few people realize the profound effect that weight has on diabetes. Even instances of gestational diabetes are much greater in patients that are overweight than in those that are not. Type 2, or adult onset diabetes is more commonly found in overweight people than those that are within their ‘ideal’ weight ranges. In fact, almost 90% of those with Type 2 diabetes are overweight. If you are suffering from Type 2 diabetes, the best gift you could possibly give yourself just might be the gift of getting your weight under control. Among those that suffer from Type 2 diabetes almost 40% have high blood pressure, which is another condition that is believed to be exacerbated by excess weight. Being …