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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer

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First Aid for Drug Abuse

First Aid for Drug Abuse | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the injury?

To prevent drug overdose or abuse, a person should:

  • abstain from the use of illegal drugs altogether
  • inform his or her healthcare provider about all of the drugs he or she is taking in order to prevent drug interactions
  • seek professional help if drug abuse is a problem
  • take prescribed and over-the-counter medicines only as directed

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    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Melissa Sanders, PharmD
    Date Reviewed: 08/29/01

    Depression is a medical condition that leads to intense feelings of sadness or despair. These feelings don't go away on their own. They are not necessarily related to a particular life event

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