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Always Question This Advice - Facts Which Will Make Your Blood Boil

Most people take their advice at face value - but here's the truth about how they are conned into believing the most cherished new falsehoods which make thousands of patients miserable - and why...

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Common Pain Relievers Are Causing Heart Attacks

24 May 2017 | 34,490 Views

Many consider nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs innocuous as they are available over-the-counter. Yet these drugs are associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, there are many ways to address pain without significant side effects.

Steroids Can Be Dangerous, Even Short-Term

03 May 2017 | 39,520 Views

Although commonly prescribed to reduce inflammation, even short-term use of steroids can increase your risk of potentially serious health conditions. Now, research demonstrates there is more to be concerned about than previously thought.

Drug Overdoses Are the 9th Leading Cause of Death in the US

19 Apr 2017 | 130,306 Views

Sadly, millions are - prescriptions have increased by more than 300 percent in recent years. And according to the director of the CDC, there is no other medication routinely used for a nonfatal condition that kills patients so frequently. Be very careful.

Chasing the Dragon — America’s Struggle With Opioid Addiction

15 Apr 2017 | 215,813 Views

Despite the drugs' 1 in 4 risk of addiction and deadly consequences, less than one-third question or refuse their doctor's prescription - a very disturbing fact once you see these harrowing real-life stories the FBI has just produced.

Big Pharma Channeled Opioids to Black Market

29 Mar 2017 | 33,277 Views

The opioid-overdose epidemic strangling the US benefits no one - except the pharmaceutical companies manufacturing the drugs. One city in Washington is suing one such drug maker, alleging the company knowingly funneled the drug into the city for use on the black market.

Pharmacies Miss Half of Dangerous Drug Combos

21 Feb 2017 | 28,789 Views

If you fill multiple prescriptions at your local pharmacy, and they turn out to be dangerous when taken together, there's a good chance your pharmacist won't alert you to the potentially life-threatening risk. An investigation revealed disturbing statistics that everyone taking prescription drugs should be aware of.

Is Histamine to Blame for Your Headache, Hives and Heartburn?

25 Jan 2017 | 63,918 Views

Hives, nasal congestion and headaches are often attributed to allergies, but a wide array of these and even more serious symptoms may indicate something else might be going on, especially when there’s no allergen to blame it on. Scientists say histamine intolerance, often caused by a compromised gut flora, can be the culprit. How do you know if what you’re suffering from is an allergy or histamine intolerance?

What? Ibuprofen Can Make You Deaf?

28 Dec 2016 | 41,326 Views

Even if it's on the pharmacy shelf for purchase without a prescription, it does not mean taking this over-the-counter medication is safe for you or your children. Recent research links it to yet another side effect with long-term consequences. I'll give you strategies to protect yourself and find relief.

Is Daily Aspirin Therapy a Wise Choice?

12 Dec 2016 | 125,811 Views

Considering it could trigger a heart attack by causing bleeding into your cholesterol plaque, you should think carefully before taking doctor's advice about this drug - especially since mounting evidence suggests it offers zero benefits if you fall into this category.

Prescription for Change — How to End America's Opioid Addiction

03 Dec 2016 | 286,816 Views

Shameful but true, doctors often dance around the truth. If you don't look out for yourself on this one, your doctor may lead you down a path you'll regret for life. And considering how often this kills within the first 2.5 years, it may be a shorter life than you intend. Buyer beware.

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