Awareness and Advocacy

Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

I wrote an article awhile back on how long-term PPI use can harm your health. In the article, I mentioned that PPI’s are known to cause heart arrhythmia. A new study has been released from the Stanford University of Medicine that PPI use is linked to heart

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Is There Too Much Manganese In Your Multivitamin?

Is There Too Much Manganese In Your Multivitamin?

Manganese hypermineralosis is a real possibility with most of the multivitamin supplements on the market today. Manganese deficiency even in people eating the horrid standard American diet is extremely rare; most people get more than the two mg daily they need for optimal functioning. Dietary sources can

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ALS Ice Bucket Fraud?

ALS Ice Bucket Fraud?

First off, I want to begin this blog post by saying that I am not against donating in general. I donate to local charities whenever I can because I believe that the larger the charity the more waste and embezzlement there is at the top. Donating time

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Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Proton Pump Inhibitors

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Proton Pump Inhibitors

Forty-eight percent of America suffers from heartburn at least once every month. Forty-eight percent! Some seek over-the-counter remedies, and others get medical advice from their doctors. Heartburn is caused by stomach acid in the esophagus, so if we reduce stomach acid, we will have less heartburn, right?

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Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Reglan

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Reglan

Nausea is a common symptom of many ailments like the flu, food poisoning, stress, or even motion sickness. When patients visit overworked doctors, they are often prescribed Reglan to ease their symptoms. Is Reglan the best choice for you? Reglan Reglan is a medication that relieves heartburn

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Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Miralax

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Miralax

The Center for Disease Control reports that, on average, a doctor will see fifty patients each day. Each patient will average eight minutes with their doctor, and eighty-eight percent are prescribed medications.1 The patient leaves the doctor’s office, visits a nearby pharmacy and gets a prescription filled

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