Posts Tagged ‘medications’

  • Medications: Too Much of a Good Thing?

    Medications are good for you – right? “Take this prescription, it will make you feel better or live longer.” Will it? If your head is already spinning do not fret. Doctors are confused too. Your heart specialist gave you two new drugs to take, and one more from the urologist, and another two from the […]

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  • Antipsychotic Medication: Beware Chemical Restraints

    Four-point restraints and straight jackets were once commonly used for extremely agitated people who might hurt themselves or others. It’s unnerving to see grumpy grandma bound at wrists and ankles, squirming to get free. Perhaps you recall the images of a man pretzel-twisted by a leather, canvas or duck cloth straight jacket as he sits isolated in a padded white […]

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