Tag: self-medication

Self-medication broadly means treating oneself.

Under reasonable conditions, self-medication is appropriate.

For example, using an ice pack to treat mild knee pain after playing a game.

But most people will seek medical advice when injuries persist beyond a period or appear to be getting worse.


6 Easy Ways To Detox At Home

Learn ways you can rejig or deep cleanse without going out to the spa – from mind and liver detox, to skin and gut, these detox at home suggestions will help you on your way to keeping well over the next few months.


Why Antibiotic Resistance Matters To You

Antibiotic resistance is what happens when bacteria become immune to the effects of an antibiotic to which they were once susceptible. This means that the antibiotic is no longer able to destroy a germ that it was previously able to.


Misusing Drugs: Who needs medical advice anyway? Part 1

This article targets the individual and household levels to provide important information using scenarios or imaginary case studies to connect with readers in diagnosing the problem of misuse of drugs and in proffering solutions, which in this case is to always seek medical advice before taking any medication to avoid serious complications.