A Prescription for Healthy Living

Ever stop and think about the amount of time you spend tending to your tresses? Ever notice how long you spend in the hair care aisle comparing shampoo and conditioner ingredients, or the hours spent poring over hair style magazines in search of your next cut and style? Let’s face it: Male or female, we…

Heartburn is often described as a painful, burning sensation that occurs mid-chest, behind the breastbone. The effects of heartburn are most often felt after eating a large meal, or one of the “trigger” foods mentioned below. Episodes of heartburn may also be accompanied by a bitter taste in the throat and the mouth.   What…

Troubled by Incontinence?   You are standing in this long line waiting for your turn to check out with the groceries for tonight’s dinner when it hits you! You have to go to the bathroom NOW! You have to just leave everything and run! It could be a little embarrassing!   Understanding this problem can…

Nothing sounds better than taking a hot shower and going to bed after having a long, nerve-wracking day at work. Likewise, nothing sounds worse than going to bed and not being able to slumber knowing that you have to wake up in only a few hours to go right back to work. About one out…

This weather sure does call you to the beach! There’s no better time to basque in the sun, laying out, soaking up the rays to get that bronze tan… Nothing beats a refreshing swim when it’s hot outside. The downside is when you get that sunburn and it ruins everything. In fact, even the tan…

What did you eat last night?   Did it take you a minute to remember? That’s alright! It doesn’t  mean that you’re having memory problems. It’s pretty normal to forget things like the name of a phone representative who wakes you up early Saturday morning. How about forgetting where you put your car keys? I…

“You have to take care of your bones!” How many times did you hear this? I’m sure you have heard it enough to realize that it’s important to eat enough spinach and broccoli even though you don’t like them, and to take this gigantic vitamin tablet every day because if you don’t then you are…

Enjoying the summer out with your lovely company? Many people are! As a matter of fact, it’s not only limited to people. Other creatures love summertime and, unlike you, they enjoy it more without any company. And, if you dare get in their way, it’s revenge time. Insects are one of the most common problems…

Dr.Ranya Elguendy
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Ranya Elguendy

Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

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