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Benzodiazepine Use May Increase Risk for Pneumonia

January 29, 2019 Share this content: The risk for pneumonia was slightly higher in recent benzodiazepine users compared with former users. Patients who either are currently or have recently taken benzodiazepines may have an increased risk of developing pneumonia, according to study results published in The International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Using the PubMed and EMBASE… Read More »

How Could Routine Nasal Surgery Increase Risk for Anxiety and Suicide?

Imagine feeling like you’re suffocating every minute of the day. No matter how big a breath you take, you still feel like you can’t get enough air. This is the reality for people suffering from empty nose syndrome (ENS), a complication of nose or sinus surgery. Despite the condition being a horrifying reality for an… Read More »

How to increase your metabolism

A person’s metabolism is the rate at which their body burns calories for energy. The speed of metabolism depends on a variety of factors, including age, sex, body fat, muscle mass, activity level, and genetics. While a person has no control over the genetic aspects of their metabolism, there are some ways to help speed… Read More »