Caregivers of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients should understand the symptoms, stages, and treatments for AD, which is the most common form of dementia. Because AD can take a toll on friends and family members as well, tips for helping caregivers cope are also included.
Patients learn what OTC items to have in their medicine cabinets, and how to dispose of old medications safely.
Understanding and Managing Migraines
Migraines can affect patients differently--simple explanations are presented here to help educate patients on causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatments.
A Word on Heartburn
Many OTC options are currently available to relieve heartburn. This article will help patients find the right medication for them.
Understanding the Metabolic Syndrome
Dr. Brown is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy,West Palm Beach, Fla.
High Blood Pressure: Getting the Most Out of Home Monitoring
Dr. Lewis is a pharmacy practice resident at University of Colorado (UC) Hospital. Dr. Page is an associate professor of clinical pharmacy and physical medicine and a clinical specialist, Division of Cardiology, UC Health Sciences Center, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.