Medications

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Imodium (Loperamide)

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Imodium (Loperamide)

You ate Taco Bell for lunch, and your stomach is rumbling, you run for the nearest bathroom. You make it barely in time. You cannot have loose stools for the rest of the day, what will you do? You drive to the nearest gas station and pick

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Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

The American Heart Association recently published new guidelines that will encourage doctors to prescribe statins to 30 percent of adults in the United States. This recommendation doubles the amount of adults from the previous guidelines. Is this needed, or is this further proof that the pharmaceutical companies

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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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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 and vomiting is a common symptom of many ailments like viral gastroenteritis, 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? What is Reglan and Why is

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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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