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Managing Multiple Medications – Five Essential Steps

For many of us, medications can make a positive difference in the quality of our lives. Whether we use a medication to relieve a temporary condition, such as taking aspirin for a headache or antibiotics for an infection, or we use it to treat a chronic condition such as high blood pressure, a medication can be useful tool to help us to achieve our goals of engaging with life fully each day. Medications become a problem when their use impacts us in a way that we hadn't expected and/or when the side effects or cumulative ("snowballing") effects of the medication begin to negatively impact our lives. An example of the negative side ...

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