What you need to know about – helping senior citizensWritten by Mansi gupta
Introduction The baby boomers is population which haven taken birth after second world war till 1965 when there was a tremendous increase in birth rate due to social and economic development in USA. Now this population is going into old age and thus bringing a burden to nation as country has to take care of not only food and shelter but also medical care. Rather medical care is in a way more important as they are prone to many diseases not only infectious because of their lowered immunity but also non –communicable ones such as Diabetes Mellitus, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, etc. not to speak of those other mental disorders such as Depression, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
Current problem There is more than 35million population in USA that is more than 65 years as per latest Census Bureau report. This is nearly 12 % of whole population and this is supposed to more than double in next 50 years or so requiring nation provide for their well-being. At present, it is said, that disabled and elderly account for only around 20% of Medicaid spending but they account for more than 75% of Medicaid spending on prescription medicines. There is yet another set of problems. There is a progressive decline in renal function of elderly. The enzymes needed to metabolize drug are less and have they have sensitivity towards certain drugs. They also have lesser free fluid volume. These and many other factors make elderly especially susceptible for drug toxicity. Also adverse drug reactions are much more common in aged population than others.
Buying cheap drugs There are certain federal and other non-governmental plans available that help senior citizens to buy drugs cheaper. These are: 1.Medicaid When president Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid act in 1965 it marked a new era for health care in USA. For a minimum amount, which is called a co-payment or some deductions, one can avail this facility. Nearly all states provide this facility to their population. You just have to fulfill certain their requirements.
Cialis BasicsWritten by Mansi gupta
Introduction Sex has been part of life since day Adam saw apple. Man has been striving to achieve a better performance in order to satisfy both his as well his partner’s requirements. Age, hormonal imbalances, society, money and many other things have not been able to remain a barrier for long in this quest. Medicinal herbs, fruits and certain exercises such as meditation have helped him in one way or other but there has always been a search to help men in his erectile dysfunction in nearly all cases with having minimum of side effects. Viagra hit market in 1998 and was an instant success in that regard. But due to its side effects more research was still needed and a new product was about to come. Cialis then came and with its minimum side effects profile and greater half-life was what people needed most.
What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is inability of person to either initiate or sustain a penile erection for a sufficient period of time that is needed to attain a sexual gratification. The causes of it may be many for e.g. psychological, hormonal, arterial or muscular. The diseases associated with it are Diabetes Mellitus, Major Depression, certain thrombotic disorders, etc.
What is cialis? Cialis and drugs related to it like Viagra act by inhibiting an enzyme called phosphodiesterase type 5 which release Nitric Oxide from nerve endings and endothelium causing relaxation of smooth muscle and hence penile erection. This is a product developed by Eli Lilly and ICOS and it is a trade name of product called Tadalafil launched in market in 2003.