What is synthetic medicine?
synthetic medicine is as opposed to herbal or other remedies, it means man made. the reason synthetic medicine became so popular was because it could be made consistantly, with the same product every time, where as with herbal remedies can vary.
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You can get what is known as Mexadema and it can lead to death as the thyroid controls metabolic functions. You must replace the thyroid hormones that your body is not now pro…ducing. . They thyroid hormones are directly involved with the metabolism of the whole body. Excessive or reduced amounts of these hormones will adversely effect organ and body functions.. Abnormally low thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) lead to decreased metabolism which basically means the body slows down. This leads to eventual organ failure and possible death.. Some signs of hypothyroidism are extreme fatigue, hair loss and red/purple blotches on the skin. The reversal of these symptoms by the use of synthetic hormones, such as synthroid, is dramatic.
The advantages are that synthetic medicines can be made consistantly with the same product each time, and that they are cheap to make (usually) I wouldn't say there were an…y disadvantages.
Synthetic refers to any material made from non natural sources. This means that a product such as cloth is made from a chemical source rather than the fibers produced by natur…e. Cotton, linen, and rubber are natural sources for clothing production. Rayon, nylon, and plastics are chemical compounds which are made from sources that are not produced from the ground.. Oil products are particularly of concern simply because of their chemical composition. These products do not decompose because they are chemically produced.. Another definition of synthetic is any product that cannot decompose because of it's combined components without chemical help.
Medicine is the science and art of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illnes…s. Contemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, typically through medication or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints & traction, prostheses, biologics, ionizing radiation and others. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars medicina , meaning the art of healing .   Well, this could be a bit hard, but it is the right answer!
Synthetic drugs are drugs that are made from ingredients thatsimulate compounds that naturally occur in plants. Some examples ofsynthetic drugs are quinine, Taxol, aspirin, an…d digoxin.
There can be disadvantages to synthetic medications. The firstregard the possibility of long-term toxicity, side-affects andcontraindications. Secondly, pharmaceutical waste c…ontaminate watersupplies with environmental and health effects yet to be fullyunderstood.
There are problems with almost all medicine known to man, we callthem side effects. But, sythnetic medicine is no better or worsethen ' organic' medicine.
A synthetic is a type of item that does not occur naturally. Thisitem is typically artificially created by humans. It usually mimicsthe qualities of some natural items like di…amonds and certainfabrics.
Medicines are drugs, and drugs are defined as any substance that, when absorbed into the body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function.
Homeopathic medicines are prepared from many natural substances such as herbs (Plant kingdom) and minerals (mineral kingdom).. Plant Kingdom : Belladonna atropa (Deadly Night…shade) , Calendula Off (Marigold), Arnica Montana (Leopards bane), Crocus Sativa (Meadow saffron). Mineral Kingdom: Sulphur, Calcarea Carb (Calcium Carbonate) , Nitric-Acid, Natrum-Muriaticum (Common Salt)
Synthetic medicine usually works faster to stop the symptoms of the disease than natural supplements, herbs and other alternative treatments. Also, medical insurance usually p…ays at least part of the cost of synthetic medicine, but does not pay for alternatives.
synthetics are plastics plastics is use in many ways because it is very light and endurable
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Most medicines are derived from nature. Foxglove is where we get the heart medicine, Digitalis. Senna pods are a laxative, which is in the patent medicine Sennokot.Ricin , a p…oison ,is from castor bean pods, as does castor oil. Willow bark is a fever reducer and mild pain reliever. Morphine and codeine come from a certain species of Poppy flowers.Penicillin came from bread mold, and LSD and ergots to aid in labor and delivery from rye mold.Cough medicine first came from the inner bark of the cherry tree. Marijuana can be used to reduce intra-ocular eye pressure in patients with glaucoma.All these can be fabricated in a lab now.Along with many new drugs.Drugs were put on this Earth to help alleviate pain and treat illness. No drug, used properly, in and of itself , is bad.
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herbal medicine uses herbal leaf while synthetic uses drugs
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Medicines are drugs or other remedies designed to improve or restore health. Medicine is the science and art of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices …evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology todiagnose and treat injury and disease, typically through medication, surgery, or some other form of therapy.
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Can I have a very low blood pressure after my thyroid gland was removed if I don't take synthetic thyroid medicine?