Lesedauer: 3 min More and more people are suffering from depression. The severity and symptoms are wide-ranging. Children and adolescents are also affected more frequently these days. Anyone who feels depressed or powerless over a longer period of time and can rule out physical causes – such as vitamin D3 deficiency – can be helped by antidepressants after consulting a doctor. The most important thing here is the regularity of intake.
Lesedauer: 3 min It is one of the most common heart diseases worldwide and can lead to heart attacks as well as cardiac arrhythmias and have other serious consequences. We are talking about coronary heart disease (CHD for short) – a disease in which the heart is no longer supplied with sufficient oxygen and nutrients. Older people are particularly affected. Right at the beginning, however, the good news: With a change of lifestyle and regular intake of medication, this disease of the heart can be treated well.
Lesedauer: 2 min Allergy sufferers know it all too well: If the immune system comes into contact with an allergen, the body reacts allergically. Sometimes the allergy can only be controlled with medication. For these to work, they must be taken regularly. This is where the TOM app comes in: with daily reminders on the smartphone, it is an active help against forgetting.
Lesedauer: 2 min Many chronic diseases exist worldwide, affecting the lives of millions of people every day. Not only dealing with the disease itself, but also often comprehensive therapy plans and daily medication prove to be a burden for those affected.
Lesedauer: 2 min High blood pressure is one of the main causes of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Some of the causes of high hypertension are obesity, little exercise and stress, combined with a hereditary predisposition. If high blood pressure remains untreated, secondary diseases can occur – mostly in the cardiovascular system.
Lesedauer: 2 min It is considered one of the most widespread diseases in the world: Diabetes, also known as “diabetes”, is a metabolic disease that can have severe consequences. “Diabetes mellitus” refers to various diseases that are based on a metabolic disorder. An elevated blood sugar level is the result.
Lesedauer: 9 min According to the World Health Organization (WHO), only about half of people suffering from a chronic disease take their medications as prescribed.[1 Other studies also report similar numbers, varying by disease. This should alarm patients, healthcare providers, payers, business and the public sector alike, because the negative consequences of this non-compliance with prescribed treatment, called treatment infidelity, are enormous. We describe why patients find it difficult to follow treatment recommendations.
Lesedauer: 2 min TOM Medications did it again and was rewarded with a great award from The Healthcare Insights! We have achieved a place among the “10 most recommended digital health solution providers from Europe in 2021” with our TOM app. The Healthcare Insights magazine is a comprehensive guide to all things healthcare. In the process, TOM Medications also received a certificate recognizing our contributions to the healthcare industry.
Lesedauer: 2 min Whether deliberately not taken or simply forgotten: Non-compliance with therapy can have far-reaching health consequences for patients. This is exactly where the TOM app comes in.
Lesedauer: 2 min With the help of the TOM app, no medication will be forgotten in the future. However, the little helper from the Zurich-based start-up Innovation 6 offers numerous other functions.