These drugs fight bacteria. We use them for things like strep throat and urinary tract infections. They kill bacteria, but they don't kill viruses. So they don't do anything for a cold or flu. And often, they aren't needed for many sinus infections or ear infections. These tend to get better on their own.
This is a name we give to marijuana products used to treat medical conditions. Marijuana is a drug and it comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. U.S. federal law outlaws it. But many states allow you to use it for medical reasons. In these states, your doctor can give you permission.
These are minerals that contain an electrical charge. They dissolve in water. In your body, we find them in your blood, sweat, urine and other fluids. They affect many things. They're used in chemical reactions in your body. They affect nerves and muscles. And they help balance fluids in your cells. Some examples of electrolytes include calcium, potassium and sodium.
These injections help with your allergy symptoms. They slowly help your immune system build up a tolerance to one or more allergens (those are the things you're allergic to). The goal is to help your body get used to these allergens so they won't trigger a severe allergic response.