Chronic

Nowadays, chronic diseases are among the most common and economically-significant health problems in Western Europe. Cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, as well as chronic lung diseases like asthma, are of particular importance. Many affected people do not realize the critical consequences of chronic conditions on their health. At Apomeds, you will find a range of medicines in the field of chronic diseases. We have the top products for the treatment of asthma, high blood pressure and high cholesterol in our range. You can order any medicine online, right on our platform, through a follow-up prescription.

Asthma Inhaler

Asthma is a chronic disease of the respiratory tract and cannot be cured. However, the symptoms of asthma can be alleviated and controlled so that asthma patients can enjoy a pain-free life. Apomeds has different asthma inhalers for your purpose. You can now order a follow-up prescription online.

Asthma Inhaler

High Blood Pressure

We know that normal blood pressure is vital. It takes some pressure to allow the blood to flow through the blood vessels to the organs and tissues. Since hypertension or High Blood Pressure has few symptoms, but should be treated quickly, it is important to be regularly examined and take medication if necessary.

High Blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Too high cholesterol levels are very common nowadays, as more than 2.6 million people die every year from this illness or its consequences: high cholesterol causes arteriosclerosis, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

High Cholesterol

Chronic Diseases and their Effects

A disease becomes chronic when it lasts for more than a year, it does not heal despite medical measures, or if the cause of the disease is not entirely eliminated. This type of health condition is very difficult to treat, or even cured at all. In general, the symptoms of such diseases are treated several times a year.

Chronic diseases are among the most common diseases, especially in industrialized countries. The consequences are often protracted therapies, pain, and fear of the future. Besides, a chronic condition often contributes to a further deterioration in health, as the side effects of the corresponding drugs cause further ailments, leading to a disease cycle in most cases.


High Blood Pressure - Overview

Around 20-25 million people in Britain suffer from high blood pressure. But what exactly is high blood pressure? Firstly, a certain amount of pressure is needed to allow the blood to flow through the blood vessels, to the organs, and tissues. This pressure is caused by the rhythmic pumping of your heart and the resistance of the vascular walls. Hypertension occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or higher. Even if only one of these values is at its limit, it is considered high blood pressure. Unfortunately, this disease causes no pain and often no symptoms. Therefore, chronic hypertension is a gradual process, which without treatment, affects other organs and your general health condition.


The Causes and Consequences of High Blood Pressure

There are numerous causes of this widespread disease. In most cases, it is a combination of several factors, such as:

  • Genetic factors
  • Stress
  • Lack of exercise
  • A poor diet
  • Environmental influences
  • Food intolerances

In other cases, diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases, kidney disease, thyroid disease, or long-term use of medication can lead to hypertension. A prolonged high blood pressure leads to diseases in the heart, vascular system, eyes, and kidneys. It can cause all sorts of serious illnesses, so the patient is advised to make drastic lifestyle changes and use certain medications to keep it under control.


High Blood Pressure Medication at Apomeds

nhibition of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) by appropriate drugs is essential if you suffer from hypertension. Apomeds has found an easy solution for you! If you already know which high blood pressure medicine you need, you can order a follow-up prescription right here, on our platform.

Here are the products you can order a repeat prescription for:


High Cholesterol - Overview

Cholesterol levels vary from person to person. They can only be determined by a comprehensive blood test, along with a complete physical examination, especially of the blood vessels, because each body is different. For one person a value could mean high cholesterol, but for another, the same value means a normal cholesterol level. The health of the blood vessels is also an important factor that can make a difference. For instance, you can have high cholesterol levels, but healthy blood vessels, and experience no health problems at all.


The Consequences of High Cholesterol Levels

Among the most common consequences of high cholesterol levels include:

  • Deposits in the vessel walls
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Pancreatitis
  • Fatty liver

To prevent unwanted consequences, cholesterol levels should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over 20 years of age.


Medications for Lowering Cholesterol Levels at Apomeds

The so-called statins are a group of cholesterol-lowering drugs. They are called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors because they inhibit an enzyme in the human body called HMG-CoA reductase. This enzyme produces the synthesis of mevalonate, a naturally occurring substance that is used by your body to make sterols, including cholesterol. When the cholesterol-lowering agent blocks the enzyme, less cholesterol is produced in the cells. This lowers the overall cholesterol level and increases the HDL level.

At Apomeds, you can order a follow-up prescription for the following medications:


Asthma- Overview

Asthma bronchiale, or asthma, is a widespread, serious respiratory disease. The condition can occur at any age and affects five percent of adults and ten percent of children worldwide. In contrast to children, where asthma symptoms are usually allergic and not permanent, 30 to 50 percent of adults endure bronchial asthma as a chronic, inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract and not as an allergy. In both cases, patients suffer from unpleasant, dangerous shortness of breath.

In people with this chronic asthma disease, the bronchial system is permanently inflamed, over-excited, sensitive and in constant readiness to defend itself. As with allergic asthma, the bronchi and bronchioles of an asthmatic are hypersensitive to harmless external stimuli and influences (allergens, smoke, or dust) and respond with an extreme defense reaction of the respiratory tract.

During an asthma attack, the lower respiratory tract narrows, the mucous membranes in the bronchial walls swell and a lot of persistent mucus develops, which can only be coughed up with difficulty. According to current knowledge, the causes of asthma are psychosomatic problems, genetics and the consequences of environmental pollution.


Medications for the Treatment of Asthma

There are three types of asthma sprays that use different mechanisms to release the drug. These include dosage inhalers (MDIs), MDIs with a spacer that gives more time to inhale the drug, and dry powder inhalers. The most commonly used inhaler is the brown inhaler (prevention) and the blue spray (for asthma attacks and/or prevention).

At Apomeds, you can order the following asthma products via a follow-up prescription:


Effective Chronic Diseases Solutions at Apomeds

Apomeds has set itself the goal of promoting health by making chronic disease medication more accessible, at affordable costs. Experienced UK-licensed physicians will have you fill out an online questionnaire about your health condition. You will receive a follow-up prescription for the desired branded drug, in case they conclude that it is suitable for you. After that, you will receive your order within 24-48 hours, in neutral packaging, right at your doorsteps. Read more about how Apomeds works here.


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