"However, they are still self-medicating
, just [like] the individual taking an aspirin for a headache without consulting a physician."
FRESHERS and university students are being warned of the possible dangers to their health from self-prescribing and self-medicating
with powerful prescription medicines.
A MAN whose home was raided by police after he ordered illegal drugs online has avoided jail after a judge heard he had been self-medicating
As regards the academic effect on self-medication, 61.8% of students gained knowledge which made them safer for self-medication, and being more careful when self-medicating
was the most frequent change in students' practice of self-medication.
However, he warned against self-medicating
with large amounts of the herbs, saying: "Concentrations of curcumin and silymarin that are too high could be harmful to people.
The rising disposable income levels of many consumers in Hong Kong are likely to drive their willingness to seek professional help, including from doctors and beauty salons, when faced with skin problems rather than self-medicating
with OTC products.
While comparing Bieber's rapid rise to fame with her own, Hawn said that today's young generation of celebrities are self-medicating
and that is the most dangerous thing for them.
However, the self-medicating
behavior does have limits.
The HPA's Dr Cliodna McNulty said self-medicating
was unsafe and could fuel
Summary: Three days in to the work week, senior accountant Janet D'Souza knew her flu she wouldn't go away by self-medicating
with aspirin and lozenges.
The 80s icon said: "I wanted to give up all the self-medicating
things I was doing.
Judge Stephanie Sautner said she believes that Lohan's problem isn't substance abuse but self-medicating
to relieve deeper problems, TMZ reports.