How to Handle Depression associated with Chronic Pain — How are they related?

Tuesday, February, 10th, 2015 at 8:15 am by Easy Drug Card

For those suffering from chronic pain, it seems like it goes hand-in-hand with depression. Living with chronic pain can be physically and mentally debilitating. Depression magnifies pain and makes everyday living more difficult. Fortunately, effective medications and psychotherapy can help separate the two and helps make both conditions more tolerable.   What Is Chronic Pain? According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic pain is often defined as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks. [Read More...]

7 Ways to Improve Sleeping Habits & Get Better Sleep

Friday, February, 6th, 2015 at 8:39 am by Easy Drug Card

Your sleeping habits at night have a lot to do with your activities during the day. What you think about, eat, and your physical environment will determine whether you get a good night’s sleep or not. Find out ways to improve your sleeping habits and get a better night’s sleep. Here are 7 ways to improve your sleeping habits: 1. Relax your mind Daily stressors, from work related issues, traffic nightmares, family drama, and the [Read More...]

The Measles – Getting Informed

Monday, February, 2nd, 2015 at 10:51 am by Easy Drug Card

Measles have been in the news lately. The CDC has urged the nation to get measles vaccinations after a presumed outbreak originating in Disneyland in December. Although virtually eradicated within the United States through the use of immunizations, a sudden spike in cases have been reported in western states. 100 cases of the measles have been confirmed so far. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there were 222 cases of measles in [Read More...]

The Flu Is Still Growing and Going Strong

Monday, January, 26th, 2015 at 9:42 am by Marianne Morgan

The flu has become quite widespread this year. On the map below, provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), you can determine how widespread the flu is in your area. Here are a few reminders of how to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting the flu. Patients that are at high risk should contact their healthcare professional promptly if they recognize symptoms of the flu. The CDC stated,“Physicians should be aware that [Read More...]

Everything You Need to Know About Strep Throat

Tuesday, January, 20th, 2015 at 4:35 pm by Easy Drug Card

If you have ever had strep throat, it was most likely when you were a child. Strep throat is more common in children than adult, but still is possible for adults to contract. It is a bacterial infection that cannot be prevented by a vaccine. If your throat is itchy and red, you should go see your doctor or medical professional, who can do a quick test for strep and determine if antibiotics are required [Read More...]