Table of contents for 1,001 prescription secrets for seniors : how to pay less for medicines, find natural alternatives, and avoid Rx ripoffs for every prescription.


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Allergies
Generics can save up to 80 percent ............................ 1
Alzheimer's disease
Get treatment without breaking the bank ............ ....  ....... 11
t  Dollars & Sense: 9 smart ways to slash health-care costs .....79
Anxiety
Low-cost ways to calm 1angled nerves .......................... .21
Asthma
How to control symptoms - and cost................. .......29
Back pain
Right techniques promise real relief .................  ......... 37
e  Dollars & Sense: 6 myth-busting truths about generic drugs . . .46
BPH
Top healers and helpers for enlarged prostate .................... .48
Cancer
Natural strategies to combat cancer .................  ........ .57
6"A Dollars & Sense: Secret to saving up to 50 percent on drugs . .8 7
Cataracts
Hold on to y:our sight - and your savings ....... .... ......... 82
Colds
Simple, cheap remedies are still the best ..................  . . 92
r' Dollars & Sense: Free or low.cost Rx drugs at any age ...... 99
Constipation
Ease  the  discomfort for less  .............. ............. .... . 101
Depression
Self-help strategies and money-saving tips .......  ............ 109
"   Dollars & Sense: Watch out for Medicare Rx scoams ..... ....118
Diabetes
Manage blood sugar and minimize cost ... ................. . 120
Flu
Low-cost prevention is your best option ....................... 32
&'   Dollars & Sense: Get free drugs the easy way .......... .140
Gallstones
Sound strategies for a  healthy gallbladder  .... ............ .. . .141
GERD
Low-cost and no-cost solutions for heartburn .................... .149
r*  Dollars & Sense: Order up amazing drug bargains .. ... 159
Gingivitis
Take the bite out of gum disease .........  ................ 161
Gout
Don't pay royally to treat the "disease of kings" . ..... .  ..........168
Hair loss
Attack the problem  at its roots  ....... .. ....................  174
e  Dollars & Sense: Foreign drugs - are they worth the risks? ... 1 8 1
Heart disease
Bypass high costs of standard treatments ....................... 183
High blood pressure
Smart ways to  stop  silent killer  .............................. 1 92
High cholesterol
Win the war with simple, low-cost tactics  ...........  ...........203
,r"* Dollars & Sense: Get the inside scoop on the FDA ........ 212
IBD
Secrets for managing distressing symptoms  .................... .213
Incontinence
Can't-miss tips for a leaky bladder ................... ...... 221
Insomnia
Drug-free  sleep  solutions  ............................... ... 229
'r* Dollars &" Sense: 5 questions to ask about a new drug ..... 237
Migraines
Reliable relief at your fingertips  ........ ... .........   238
Osteoarthritis
Great ways to manage your pain and budget .............. ...247
w' Dollars & Sense: 4 ways to cut prescription drug use ...... 257
Osteoporosis
Fight for stronger bones .......................... .... .258
Psoriasis
Don't break the bank handling this heartbreak ................... 269
't Dollars & Sense: Top 7 Rx questions to ask your doctor ..... 276
Raynaud's syndrome
,Smart, inexpensive ways to short-circuit the pain  ................. 277
Restless legs syndrome
Wise ways to calm fidgety legs ................... .........283
Rheumatoid arthritis
Ideas to improve your quality of life  .......... .. .  ....... 289
qC- Dollars & Sense: Dodge dangerous drug interactions ...... .298
Rosacea
Attack common skin problem at first blush ... ............ ..... 300
Shingles
Get tough on a mysterious virus . ............. ..........307
ct Dollars & Sense: 4 steps to prescription safety .......... .372
Sinusitis
Simple steps to unblock serious distress ...................  .....3 13
Sleep apnea
Say goodnight to bedtime breathing problems .................. .322
,(  Dollars & Sense: Medicine safety at home ..............33 1
Strokes
Best ways to thwart a brain attack  ..........................333
Urinary tract infections
Head off problems before they start ............. ..........34 1
,f- Dollars & Sense: Spot the truth behind health claims ........347
Weight gain
Proven solutions for a serious problem  .............. ...........  .348
Natural alternatives to common drugs .................... 358



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Drugs Purchasing Popular works, Drugs, Nonprescription Purchasing Popular works, Older people United States Finance, Personal, Consumer education