How is your medication affecting the nutrients in your body?

Are you Taking NSAIDS (Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatories)?  Taking NSAIDS may deplete folic acid from your body.  Folic acid depletion is linked anemia, anorexia, birth defects, cardiovascular diseases, cervical dysplasia, cognitive defects, colon cancer, diarrhea, headaches, fatigue, insomnia, and nausea. Are you taking any of these? Diclofenac, Diflunisal, Etodalac, Fenoprofen, Ibuprofen, Indomethacin, Ketoprofen, Ketorolac, Meclofenamate, Mefanamic Acid, Nabumetone, Naproxen, … [Read more...]

Statin Truths

Muscle problems caused by statin drugs can be so severe that quality of life decreases and some have even reported being wheelchair bound.  Statin drugs are associated with a host of other problems such as memory loss, cataracts, and can even induce diabetes!  But if they actually prevented heart attacks, then it might be worth it, right? But did you know that the early Lipitor drug ads stated in fine print that Lipitor has not been proven to prevent heart attacks or strokes?  Or … [Read more...]

Cholesterol Drug Update 2014

Profits from cholesterol lowering drugs are dropping and lots of people are getting smarter.  Many people cannot stand the side effects and several of these statin drugs are coming off patent, making them available for about 10 cents a day.  So what is the new pharmaceutical plan for millions of people?  Simple- get doctors to recommend that millions more need to take these cholesterol lowering drugs. In an effort tot prevent heart attacks and strokes, doctors are calling on one … [Read more...]