Tag Archives: Drugs

  • Common Drugs Cause Dementia

    Having watched with great sadness as my Mother becomes worse with dementia I can understand why we would all like to find a cure for it. It is frightening to watch someone who you are so close to deteriorate to such an extent that she does not remember what occurred 5 seconds before or what […]

  • Some Reasons NOT to Take Asprin Regularly

    Doctors are still recommending a daily dose of asprin to those with cardiovascular and stroke problems, saying that ‘it’s gentle, it’s safe, it can’t do any harm…’ And yet the same properties that make asprin work in stopping blood from clotting, also cause unwanted side effects such as stomach bleeding, bleeding in the brain, kidney […]

  • Antidepressants….Good or Bad?

    Someone you love seems different all of a sudden. They’re sad all the time. They may even be clinically depressed. What do you do to help this person? Probably your first reaction is to run to the doctor. Depression is among the most common problems in medicine and soon will be the second leading cause […]

  • Another flawed analysis misleads the public

    Another flawed analysis misleads the public, according to Francois Lubbe, UK editor of the Health Sciences Institute. For more than twenty years, combinations of a range of nutrients such as calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, boron, vitamin D, vitamin C, vitamin K2, folates and Vitamin B6, have been essential for maintaining bone health. Why suddenly does […]

  • Heartburn drugs have serious side effects

    A recent report on five studies, appearing in the Archives of Internal Medicine, has some news that ‘proton pump inhibitors’ (PPIs) which are drugs such as lansoprazole, omeprazole (losec), pantoprezole and rabeprazole can cause some serious side effects. One of the studies followed 161,806 women between 50 and 79 for eight years. Researchers found that […]