There are a number of allergens that can trigger an allergy attack. Knowing how to prevent these attacks is critical for allergies to be successfully managed.
One in 10 individuals in the United States experiences heartburn at least once a week. Most cases of heartburn can be managed by incorporating lifestyle changes and taking OTC medications.
Although no specific methods have been established to prevent psoriasis, flare-ups may be reduced by keeping the skin clean and moist and avoiding known triggers.
About 1 in 5 individuals experience canker sores at one point during their life. Although these ulcers are uncomfortable and bothersome, they are easily treatable.
Candidiasis is very common, occurring in 75% of all women at some time in their life. Candidiasis can be treated effectively using OTC medications such as vaginal antifungal creams and/or suppositories.
The leading causes of osteoporosis are reduction of estrogen in women at time of menopause and reduction of testosterone in men. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help prevent the onset of osteoporosis.
A number of OTC products can be used to treat burns, and pharmacists can help recommend products to relieve symptoms.
Diaper rash is an infection commonly seen in infants aged 4 to 15 months, and there are many OTC products available to treat and mitigate diaper rash.
An estimated 25 million American adults experience symptoms of OAB and urinary incontinence, and nearly 75% of these patients with OAB are women.
Each year, more than 13 million smokers attempt to stop smoking. Pharmacists can help patients choose from a number of nonprescription smoking cessation products and nicotine replacement therapies to find the most effective way to successfully quit smoking.