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Arthritis - Asthma Information

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Arthritis to Asthma Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Arthritis
    Arthritis is a term used to describe many conditions that affect the joints. This eMedTV article describes the different types (such as osteoarthritis and gout), possible symptoms (like redness and swelling in the joints), diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Arthritis
    Arthritis is a broad term that refers to pain and inflammation in one or more joints. There are over 100 different types of arthritis. Symptoms include pain and swelling in the affected joint, along with stiffness and decreased ability to move the joint. Depending on the cause of the arthritis, certain things may make symptoms better or worse. The condition may be resolved with treatment, or it can become an ongoing and progressive problem requiring long-term treatment.
  • Arthritis and Acupuncture
    This section of the eMedTV library explores arthritis and acupuncture, explaining that while acupuncture is shown to be an effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis, it isn't known whether or not it is effective at treating other types of arthritis.
  • Arthritis and Exercise
    People with arthritis can have an active lifestyle and participate in numerous exercises. This eMedTV page offers some guidelines on arthritis and exercise (like the importance of talking with your doctor about any exercise plans you are considering).
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis
    Arthritis and osteoporosis are often assumed to be similar conditions, but they are vastly different. This eMedTV article explains the differences between arthritis and osteoporosis, including symptoms, treatment methods, and diagnostic strategies.
  • Arthritis Cure
    You may have heard claims about various products sold as an "arthritis cure." But as this eMedTV resource explains, there are some considerations to take into account and questions to ask before trying any treatment that makes such a claim.
  • Arthritis Diet
    People with arthritis should eat a well-balanced diet and control their weight. However, this eMedTV page explains that while these steps are important, no "arthritis diet" has been shown to slow down the progression of, or even cure, the condition.
  • Arthritis Information
    This page of the eMedTV library provides a basic overview of arthritis, a condition that often causes pain and swelling in the joints. It lists the different categories, describes possible treatment options, and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Arthritis Medications
    A few of the drugs that may be used to treat arthritis include aspirin, acetaminophen, and NSAIDs. This eMedTV page lists other arthritis medications and discusses how they can help to treat arthritis symptoms, as well as their potential side effects.
  • Arthritis of the Hip
    This video describes what causes hip arthritis.
  • Arthritis of the Knee
    This video explains what happens when your knee wears out.
  • Arthritis of the Knee -- Treatments
    Several different treatments for knee arthritis are available, which this video clip describes.
  • Arthritis Pain
    If you have arthritis, pain can come from inflammation of the ligaments and a number of other sources. This eMedTV page provides information about the pain associated with this condition, including how it is measured and treated.
  • Arthritis Prevention
    This eMedTV segment explains that arthritis prevention involves knowing your risk factors, monitoring your health, and making lifestyle changes. This page describes arthritis risk factors (like genetics), as well as lifestyle changes you can make.
  • Arthritis Risk Factors
    This eMedTV page provides an overview of risk factors for arthritis. Among the risk factors listed on this page are those for osteoarthritis (like gender and getting older) and those for gout (such as having kidney problems).
  • Arthritis Symptoms
    There are several symptoms that are shared by a number of different types of arthritis. This eMedTV segment lists some of these arthritis symptoms (such as warmth in a joint) and explains how different forms of arthritis can have different effects.
  • Arthritis Treatment
    Medication, surgery, and alternative therapies are a few types of arthritis treatment. This eMedTV page lists specific drugs used to treat this condition (like NSAIDs and DMARDs) and describes situations in which other treatment options may be used.
  • Arthritis, Steroids, and Total Hip Replacement
    You have a higher risk of complications with a total hip replacement if you take steroids or have arthritis. This eMedTV page discusses arthritis, steroids, and total hip replacement surgery, and how to prevent complications from occurring.
  • Arthritis, Steroids, and Total Knee Replacement
    This eMedTV page discusses arthritis, steroids, and total knee replacement, as well as the importance of communicating with your healthcare providers. If you take steroids or have arthritis, you are more likely to have complications with this surgery.
  • Arthritus
    This eMedTV page explains the symptoms of arthritis, including joint swelling or difficulty moving a joint. This article also explores common types of arthritis and treatment options. Arthritus is a common misspelling of arthritis.
  • Arthritus Cure
    Scientists haven't yet found an "arthritis cure." This eMedTV page explains that before using any product advertised as a cure for the condition, you should try to find out if it's a proven remedy. Arthritus cure is a common misspelling of arthritis cure.
  • Arthritus Drugs
    NSAIDs and pain relievers are often used as arthritis medications to help eliminate or reduce pain. This eMedTV page lists some of the common types of arthritis medicines. Arthritus drugs is a common variation and misspelling of arthritis medications.
  • Arthritus Relief
    An arthritis treatment plan usually involves diet, exercise, and medications. This eMedTV article covers other important factors in achieving arthritis relief. Arthritus relief is a common variation and misspelling of arthritis treatment.
  • Arthroscopy for Loose Bodies
    This multimedia video explains how loose bodies are removed from the knee.
  • Arthroscopy With Loose Body Removal Expected Results
    This video clip describes what to expect after knee arthroscopy with loose body removal.
  • Arthroscopy With Meniscectomy
    This video segment describes what happens during a knee arthroscopy with meniscectomy.
  • Arthrotec
    Available by prescription, Arthrotec is licensed to treat arthritis symptoms and also prevent ulcers. This eMedTV Web selection contains an overview of this combination medicine, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Arthrotec 50 Mg Tablets
    As explained in this eMedTV article, people with certain types of arthritis may be prescribed Arthrotec 50/200, which contains 50 mg of diclofenac and 200 mcg of misoprostol. This page offers more dosing guidelines and provides a link to more details.
  • Arthrotec 75 Drug Information
    Arthrotec can treat arthritis symptoms as well as prevent stomach ulcers in certain people. This eMedTV page presents some information on this drug, including the 50/200 and 75/200 strengths of Arthrotec available and a list of potential side effects.
  • Arthrotec and Breastfeeding
    Arthrotec (diclofenac/misoprostol) is known to pass through breast milk. This eMedTV page takes a look at whether it is safe for women to use Arthrotec while breastfeeding, including what the manufacturer of the drug advises and problems to watch out for.
  • Arthrotec and Constipation
    If you use Arthrotec, you may experience constipation; however, this is an uncommon side effect of the drug. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at other possible problems this drug could cause and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Arthrotec and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant, do not take Arthrotec (diclofenac/misoprostol). This eMedTV article explains why a woman must have a pregnancy test done before beginning Arthrotec treatment and use an effective form of birth control throughout treatment.
  • Arthrotec and Zoloft
    Talk to your healthcare provider before combining Arthrotec with Zoloft. This eMedTV page describes the potentially serious problems that may occur with this specific drug interaction and also links to other products that may interfere with Arthrotec.
  • Arthrotec Arthritis Medication
    A doctor may prescribe Arthrotec to certain people who have arthritis and are at risk for ulcers. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of this arthritis medication, including how Arthrotec works. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Arthrotec Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, your Arthrotec dosage will depend on various factors, such as other drugs you are taking and how you respond to the drug. This article describes other factors that may affect your dose and lists tips on taking Arthrotec.
  • Arthrotec Drug Interactions
    Combining diuretics, corticosteroids, or various other drugs with Arthrotec may lead to interactions. This eMedTV article describes what may happen when Arthrotec is combined with products such as these and how to avoid serious complications.
  • Arthrotec Ingredients
    Diclofenac sodium and misoprostol are the two active ingredients in Arthrotec. This page of the eMedTV site examines these ingredients, including how they work to relieve symptoms of arthritis and prevent ulcers. A link to more details is also included.
  • Arthrotec Medication and Osteoarthritis
    If you have osteoarthritis, Arthrotec may be an effective medication to relieve your symptoms. This eMedTV resource presents a brief overview of the uses for this drug and details on how it works. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Arthrotec Medication Information
    A doctor may prescribe Arthrotec to treat arthritis symptoms and prevent ulcers in adults. This eMedTV Web selection presents more details on Arthrotec, with information on specific uses of this medication, how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Arthrotec Overdose
    Seek immediate medical treatment if you have overdosed on Arthrotec (diclofenac/misoprostol). This eMedTV Web selection explains some of the dangerous and even life-threatening complications that may occur if someone takes too much of this drug.
  • Arthrotec Pills for Arthritis
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Arthrotec comes in the form of pills and is prescribed to treat certain types of arthritis. This page offers a brief overview of the specific forms of arthritis this drug can treat and provides a link to more details.
  • Arthrotec Side Effects
    While most people tolerate Arthrotec well, side effects are possible and include diarrhea, nausea, and gas. This eMedTV segment lists other reactions that occurred during clinical trials, including common, rare, and potentially serious problems.
  • Arthrotec Uses
    Arthrotec is prescribed to treat the symptoms of certain types of arthritis, while also preventing ulcers. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of specific Arthrotec uses, whether it is safe for children, and possible off-label uses.
  • Arthrotec Warnings and Precautions
    If you are pregnant or have certain allergies, you should not take Arthrotec. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed look at important safety warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking Arthrotec, and why this drug is not safe for everyone.
  • Arthroteck
    As this eMedTV resource explains, people who have arthritis and a risk of developing ulcers may benefit from Arthrotec. This page covers dosing tips and side effects, and provides a link to more details. Arthroteck is a common misspelling of Arthrotec.
  • Arthrtis
    "Arthritis" is a word used to describe a number of diseases that result in joint problems. This eMedTV article describes the effects of arthritis and lists various treatment options for the condition. Arthrtis is a common misspelling of arthritis.
  • Arthuritis
    Arthritis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints. This eMedTV page lists arthritis types (such as osteoarthritis and gout), symptoms (such as joint stiffness), and treatment options. Arthuritis is a common misspelling of arthritis.
  • Arthuritis Pain Remedies
    Arthritis pain remedies include medications, lifestyle changes, and hot and cold therapy. This eMedTV page offers an overview of arthritis pain and its treatment options. Arthuritis pain remedies is a common misspelling of arthritis pain remedies.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract
    People may use artichoke leaf extract because it supposedly lowers cholesterol and treats other conditions. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this extract, including information on its safety, benefits, effectiveness, and more.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract and Breastfeeding
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains that it is not known if artichoke leaf extract passes through breast milk. This page also discusses what you should know if you are taking artichoke leaf extract and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract and Pregnancy
    Women who are pregnant should probably avoid artichoke leaf extract. As this eMedTV Web page explains, clinical studies have not been done on artichoke leaf extract and pregnancy, so it is not known if this herbal remedy is safe for pregnant women.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that although there are no established artichoke leaf extract dosing guidelines, some studies have used certain doses for treating various conditions. This page offers more information about artichoke leaf extract dosages.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract Drug Interactions
    It is not currently known if any other drugs will cause interactions with artichoke leaf extract. This eMedTV page explains what to do to avoid possible artichoke leaf extract drug interactions and what to tell your doctor before taking the supplement.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract Overdose
    An artichoke leaf extract overdose may cause gas, gallstones, or other gallbladder problems. This eMedTV page explains what to do if you think you have taken too much artichoke leaf extract and describes possible treatment options that are available.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract Side Effects
    For people taking artichoke leaf extract, side effects may include gas and allergic reactions. This eMedTV segment describes other possible side effects of artichoke leaf extract, including those that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Artichoke Leaf Extract Supplement
    Heartburn, IBS, and even hangovers can supposedly be treated with artichoke leaf extract. This eMedTV resource describes this supplement in some detail, with information on its active ingredients, what it is used for, and important safety concerns.
  • Articles About Acromegaly
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles on acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that most commonly affects middle-aged adults. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Articles About Impotence
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles about impotence, a condition that is more commonly known as erectile dysfunction. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as possible causes and popular treatment options.
  • Articles About Peyronie's Disease
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles on Peyronie's disease, a condition that most often occurs in middle-aged men. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Articles on Achondroplasia
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles on achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder that often causes dwarfism. These articles are meant to give a brief overview of the disease, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Articles on Scoliosis
    This eMedTV selection includes articles on scoliosis, a condition in which the spine curves from side to side. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Artificial Discs and Back Surgery
    Artificial discs and back surgery is an alternative for people with degenerative disc disease who continue to have back pain. This eMedTV article discusses artificial discs and back surgery, which may be used when non-surgical procedures do not work.
  • Artritis
    This eMedTV page explains that arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is one of the most common diseases in the United States. This page also explores various types of arthritis and treatments. Artritis is a common misspelling of arthritis.
  • Artritus
    This eMedTV page discusses arthritis, a common inflammatory disease that can result in joint swelling and stiffness, as well as pain when touching a joint. This page gives an overview of this condition. Artritus is a common misspelling of arthritis.
  • Arzera
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, adults who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia may benefit from treatment with Arzerra. This page describes dosing guidelines and potential side effects. Arzera is a common misspelling of Arzerra.
  • Arzerra
    Administered by a healthcare provider, Arzerra injections are given to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this prescription drug, explains what to know before starting treatment, and lists possible side effects.
  • Asacol
    Asacol is a medication that has been licensed for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Asacol, offers general dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Asacol (Mesalamine) Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment provides some basic drug information on Asacol (mesalamine), a prescription medicine used to treat ulcerative colitis. This article explains how it works, what it is used for, and why it may not be the best choice for everyone.
  • Asacol 400 Mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Asacol tablets come in one strength -- 400 mg. This article briefly describes when and how Asacol is taken, including some of the factors that will affect your dose. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Asacol Dangers
    Although most people tolerate it well, Asacol can cause side effects like depression and jaundice. This eMedTV page takes a quick look at potentially dangerous side effects of Asacol and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Asacol for Ulcerative Colitis
    There are other treatments for ulcerative colitis besides surgery, such as medications like Asacol. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at using Asacol for this purpose and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Asacol HD
    Asacol HD is a prescription medicine used for the short-term treatment of active ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to take it.
  • Asacol Medication Information
    If you have ulcerative colitis, your healthcare provider may prescribe Asacol. This eMedTV Web article provides important information on Asacol, including possible side effects of the medication, dosing information, and general safety precautions.
  • Asacol Safety
    People with kidney disease may not be able to safely use Asacol. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential safety concerns to be aware of before using this medicine. A link to more information is also included.
  • Asacol Side Effects
    Among the most common side effects of Asacol are belching, vomiting, and constipation. This eMedTV segment lists other common side effects, as well as a number of less common side effects and side effects that you should report to your doctor.
  • Asae
    Acai berries are a good source of antioxidants and are commonly found in health foods and supplements. This eMedTV resource further discusses possible benefits and explores the effectiveness of this product. Asae is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Asai
    Acai berry supplements and juices are claimed to be useful for treating or preventing a variety of diseases. This eMedTV page describes these products in more detail and explores their effectiveness. Asai is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Asai Berry
    The acai berry, an antioxidant-rich fruit, is commonly found in supplements and juices. This eMedTV page describes various acai products and explains whether they actually provide health benefits. Asai berry is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Asathma
    This eMedTV article features a brief overview of asthma, a chronic health condition that causes symptoms such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Asathma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asbestas
    Asbestos is the name for a group of minerals that naturally occur as bundles of fibers. This eMedTV page describes asbestos in more detail and lists health problems that can occur with asbestos exposure. Asbestas is a common misspelling of asbestos.
  • Asbestes
    Asbestos is a group of minerals that are easily broken down and can be inhaled or swallowed. This eMedTV Web page explains where these minerals are found and explores the risks of asbestos exposure. Asbestes is a common misspelling of asbestos.
  • Asbestoes
    Asbestos is defined as a group of minerals that occur naturally as bundles of fibers. This eMedTV page explores the health risks associated with asbestos exposure and explains who is at risk for exposure. Asbestoes is a common misspelling of asbestos.
  • Asbestos
    Asbestos is a group of minerals used in insulation and other materials (such as brake shoes). As this eMedTV article explains, frequent exposure to it can cause health problems, such as lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.
  • Asbestose
    Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health problems, such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. This eMedTV resource explains what asbestos is used for and why it can be easily inhaled or swallowed. Asbestose is a common misspelling of asbestos.
  • Asbestoses
    Regular exposure to asbestos can lead to mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other cancers. This eMedTV article explains what asbestos is and describes some of the symptoms of asbestos-related diseases. Asbestoses is a common misspelling of asbestos.
  • Asburger Syndrome
    Children with Asperger syndrome often have poor social skills and narrow interests. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms of this condition and explains what treatments are available. Asburger syndrome is a common misspelling of Asperger syndrome.
  • Ascai
    Acai berries are commonly found in health drinks and supplements. This page on the eMedTV site explains what these products are used for and lists the various compounds and substances found in the fruit. Ascai is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Ascai Berry
    The acai berry is high in antioxidants and claimed to be useful for treating various medical conditions. This eMedTV page covers the alleged benefits and explains if this product is indeed effective. Ascai berry is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Asclera
    Asclera is a medication used in the treatment of reticular veins and spider veins. This segment of the eMedTV archives explains in detail how this drug works, important safety considerations to keep in mind during treatment, and side effects.
  • Ascol
    Asacol is commonly used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This page on the eMedTV site further describes the medication, with information on its effects, dosing, and possible side effects. Ascol is a common misspelling of Asacol.
  • Asecol
    Asacol is a medication that can be prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis in adults. This page on the eMedTV site provides information about Asacol effects, potential side effects, and precautions and warnings. Asecol is a common misspelling of Asacol.
  • Asenapine
    Asenapine is approved for the treatment of two mental illnesses: bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this prescription medication, with information on dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Asendin
    Asendin is a type of antidepressant that is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers a general overview of this drug, including information on how it works and possible side effects that may occur while taking it.
  • Asicol
    Asacol is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how Asacol works and describes its uses, effects, and possible side effects. Asicol is a common misspelling of Asacol.
  • Asiphex
    Aciphex is often used for treating conditions affecting the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This eMedTV Web page discusses specific Aciphex uses and describes the effects of the medicine. Asiphex is a common misspelling of Aciphex.
  • Asmacort
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Azmacort to prevent asthma attacks. This part of the eMedTV library explores some potential side effects of Azmacort and offers general dosing information. Asmacort is a common misspelling of Azmacort.
  • Asmanex
    Asmanex is a drug that is approved to prevent asthma attacks before they start. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the prescription drug, including a discussion on how it works, when and how to use it, and some side effects it may cause.
  • Asmanex 220 mcg
    People taking only inhaled asthma drugs usually start with Asmanex 220 mcg (one inhalation) once daily. This eMedTV Web page contains more Asmanex dosing guidelines, including dosage recommendations for people taking oral steroids.
  • Asmanex Asthma Drug
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Asmanex is an asthma drug often prescribed to help prevent asthma attacks. This article explains how Asmanex works, describes its effects, and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Asmanex Inhaler
    Asmanex is a prescription asthma medication that comes in a special inhaler. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how often you should use the Asmanex inhaler and lists some of the potential side effects of this medicine.
  • Asmanex Side Effects
    In clinical trials of Asmanex, side effects of the drug included headaches, nausea, and a sore throat. This eMedTV segment covers common and less frequent side effects, as well as those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Asmanex Twisthaler
    Asmanex, a prescription asthma medication, comes in a special inhaler called the Asmanex Twisthaler. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this medicine and offers some general information on how to use the inhaler.
  • Asmenex
    Asmanex can be used to prevent -- but not treat -- asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this prescription drug and offers a link to more information. Asmenex is a common misspelling of Asmanex.
  • Asopt
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Azopt to treat ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. This eMedTV segment highlights possible side effects and provides a link to more information. Asopt is a common misspelling of Azopt.
  • Asperger
    A person with Asperger syndrome will often display an obsessive interest in a single object or topic. This eMedTV page discusses this developmental disorder in detail, including information on identifying characteristics, treatments, and prognosis.
  • Asperger Characteristic
    Perhaps the most identifiable Asperger characteristic is a child's obsessive interest in a single topic or object. This section of the eMedTV library highlights other common Asperger characteristics such as problems with nonverbal communication.
  • Asperger Disorder
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a brief look at Asperger, a disorder characterized by a consuming interest in one particular topic. This segment addresses both symptoms and treatment for this type of autism, with a link to more information.
  • Asperger Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, Asperger symptoms may include clumsiness and problems with nonverbal communication; however, the most noticeable symptom is usually an obsessive interest in a single topic or object.
  • Asperger Syndrome
    A child with Asperger syndrome often has an obsessive interest in a single topic. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this developmental disorder, including its symptoms, prognosis, and treatment options.
  • Asperger Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, social skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, and medication for coexisting conditions are used in Asperger treatment. This page illustrates how the ideal plan coordinates therapies to address the disorder's symptoms.
  • Asperger's
    Children with Asperger's usually develop an obsessive interest in a single subject. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed look at this autism spectrum disorder, with information on symptoms, characteristics, and treatment options.
  • Asperger's Disease
    Asperger's disease is one of several conditions that involve communication difficulties and poor social interaction. This eMedTV page compares Asperger's disease with classic autism and describes the narrow focus of interest often seen with Asperger's.
  • Asperger's Disorder
    As this eMedTV article explains, the autism spectrum disorder Asperger's causes a child to have an overwhelming interest in one particular subject. This page presents a brief overview of this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Asperger's Syndrome
    Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder that is most often characterized by an obsessive interest in a single topic. This portion of the eMedTV archives offers an overview of Asperger's syndrome, with information about symptoms and treatment.
  • Asperges Syndrome
    Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects a child's communication skills. This eMedTV article lists the treatment options and other symptoms of this condition. Asperges syndrome is a common misspelling of Asperger's syndrome.
  • Aspirin and Heart Attacks
    This eMedTV article discusses research on aspirin as a heart attack prevention method in detail, including who should and should not take the drug and important considerations. Specific findings as they relate to men and women are also provided.
  • Aspirin and Heart Disease
    This eMedTV article discusses heart disease and aspirin, and provides general guidelines for who should take aspirin. However, this approach should be discussed with your doctor first to weigh the risks of aspirin versus the benefits.
  • Assma
    Asthma is a condition that is characterized by breathing difficulty, wheezing, and other symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this condition and its triggers, such as smoke and pollen. Assma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Assthma
    As this eMedTV page explains, asthma occurs when airways to the lungs constrict. This page also explains how asthma attacks are not all the same and covers what to do in the case of a severe asthma attack. Assthma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Astalin
    Astelin is a nasal spray that is prescribed to treat seasonal nasal allergies and non-allergic rhinitis. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works and offers a link to more detailed information. Astalin is a common misspelling of Astelin.
  • Astelin
    Astelin is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis. This eMedTV segment offers dosing information for the drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Astelin 137 mcg Nasal Spray
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Astelin 137 mcg nasal spray to treat nasal symptoms due to seasonal allergies or other causes. This page further discusses dosing guidelines for adults and children, including tips on using this spray.
  • Astelin for Allergies
    This eMedTV page explains that when using Astelin for allergies, the medication can help relieve symptoms such as sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching. This article also covers how Astelin works and general dosing guidelines.
  • Astelin Nasal Spray
    As a prescription nasal spray, Astelin is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, and nasal itching. This eMedTV segment offers more detail on Astelin nasal spray, including information on its uses, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Astelin Nasl
    Astelin is a medicine prescribed to treat nasal symptoms due to seasonal allergies or other irritants. This eMedTV page further discusses Astelin, including possible side effects and dosing tips. Nasl is the abbreviation of nasal.
  • Astelin Nose Spray
    Astelin is a prescription nose spray used to treat sneezing, a runny nose, and nasal itching. This eMedTV segment offers more detail on Astelin nasal spray, including information on its uses, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Astelin Side Effects
    Common side effects of Astelin may include bitter taste, sore throat, and drowsiness. This eMedTV resource contains a list of other common side effects, as well as potentially serious side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Astepro
    Astepro is a prescription nasal spray approved for treating nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page explains how Astepro works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's benefits, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Asthama
    This selection of the eMedTV Web site explains what asthma is and how common it is in the general public. This page also explains what to do to help prevent your asthma symptoms from getting worse. Asthama is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthema
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