Staying Fit as You Age

June 24, 2019

Even if you haven’t exercised in decades, it is never too late to start.  For example, WebMD reports that for menopausal women, physical activity may reduce some of the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, joint pain, and sleep problems. Whatever your age or gender, exercise lowers your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis and helps control weight. WebMD reports that “the […]

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Using Topical Analgesics such as Salonpas® in First-line Treatment

June 17, 2019

The use of Opioids and Rx NSAIDs to treat pain is increasing Americans endure more pain than any country in the world with about 50 million Americans enduring chronic pain. In response, many Americans consistently reach for pills as their first line therapy for managing pain. This first choice is not the way it is in […]

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Meet ‘Topical First’ Doctor: Dr. Bob Arnot

June 10, 2019

Dr. Bob Arnot, an award-winning journalist, author of 12 books on nutrition and health, and previously Chief Medical Correspondent for NBC and CBS News, is featured in the new ‘Topical First’ Salonpas® commercials. “Hisamitsu America, the manufacturer of the Salonpas products, sent over samples of the Salonpas® Lidocaine Pain Relieving Gel Patch.  I tried the patch after […]

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Meet ‘Topical First’ Doctor: Dr. Jeffrey Gudin

June 3, 2019

Meet Dr. Jeffrey Gudin, a physician and director for the Pain Management and Wellness Center in Englewood, New Jersey and the author of the Journal of Pain Management study on topicals who is appearing in a new ‘Topical First’ commercial for Salonpas®. In the study, 750 patients taking either NSAIDS or Opioids for Chronic Pain […]

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