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Are Medications Depleting Your Nutrients? Part 1

Dr. Hyla Cass by Dr. Hyla Cass

Are Medications Depleting Your Nutrients?  Part 1

A little known but potentially life-saving fact is that common medications deplete vital nutrients essential to your health.

 

Here’s a practical guide to avoid drug-induced nutrient depletion.

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Sleeping Pills on The Brain

Dr. Gayatri Devi by Dr. Gayatri Devi

Sleeping Pills on The Brain

 

Okay, here’s a little quiz for you. Recognize any of these names?

 

  • Diazepam
  • Clonazepam
  • Lorazepam
  • Alprazolam
  • Temazepam

 

 

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Overreliance on Drugs?

Dr. Alexander Mauskop by Dr. Alexander Mauskop

Overreliance on Drugs?

 

A recent survey by Beatrice Golomb and her colleagues which was reported by Reuters Health discovered that when patients reported adverse reactions to drugs their doctors routinely denied that the drug was responsible for these side effects.

 

To a great extent this is due to doctor’s lack of knowledge about potential side effects, but I suspect it is also because doctors have an unreasonable degree of reliance and faith in drugs.

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Turmeric – New Hope for Tendinitis

Turmeric - New Hope for Tendinitis

A derivative of a common spice found in Indian curries offers hope of a new treatment for tendinitis, an international team of researchers has shown.

 

They have found that curcumin, a derivative of turmeric, may help reduce inflammation associated with tendinitis.

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Colon Cleansing May Be Harmful

Colon Cleansing May Be Harmful

Georgetown University doctors have found that colon cleansing may cause harmful side effects.

 

Their review of scientific literature, published in The Journal of Family Practice, demonstrates that colon cleansing can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death.

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