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Benefits and Side Effects of Indapamide

Benefits and Side Effects of Indapamide

Indapamide is a medication for high blood pressure that appears to be better than many other drugs at controlling high blood pressure while lowering the risk of heart failure. However, indapamide can sometimes cause patients to become dehydrated and lose potassium. Adverse effects can last for several days after the drug is taken.


Can apetamin make you slim-thick?

Can apetamin make you slim-thick?

Apetamin, which contains cyproheptadine, lysine, and vitamins, is marketed as a quick, non-surgical method of body enhancement. Although it is not approved by the FDA, it is illicitly sold online and on social media platforms in the United States. There is no standard dosing of apetamin, and its ingredients are linked to liver damage and other dangerous side effects.


Caffeine: Is it a Problem for Kids?

Caffeine: Is it a Problem for Kids?

Symptoms of caffeine overdose can be mild (shaky hands, stomach upset) to severe (high blood pressure, seizures, coma). Caffeine is found in traditional sources (coffee, tea, chocolate, soda) and many new sources (energy drinks, foods with added caffeine). Children are taking in more and more caffeine, but we don't know how much is safe for children.


Is Matcha Tea Good for You?

Is Matcha Tea Good for You?

Matcha is a bright green powder that is often mixed with hot water to form a tea. Because it has a sweet, non-bitter taste, matcha is also used as an additive in desserts and other foods. Matcha contains high amounts of L-theanine and other compounds that may have beneficial effects on inflammation, metabolism, and gut health. 


What are the benefits of berberine?

What are the benefits of berberine?

Berberine is a natural chemical found in certain plants, including goldenseal. Berberine is sometimes described as “Nature’s Ozempic” because of its reported beneficial effects on metabolism and blood sugar, but berberine is not the same as semaglutide (Ozempic). There is no standard dose of berberine, and berberine should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation.


What you should know about sertraline (Zoloft)

What you should know about sertraline (Zoloft)

Sertraline is an antidepressant that works in the brain to alter the activity of serotonin, a chemical that helps regulate mood. Side effects of sertraline are frequently mild and include weight loss and drowsiness. However, because it interacts with many other medications as well as alcohol, sertraline must be used with caution.


Trazodone: Indications, Warnings, Side effects, Interactions, and Overdose

Trazodone: Indications, Warnings, Side effects, Interactions, and Overdose

Trazodone is a prescription oral selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used for treatment of major depressive disorder and other conditions including anxiety and sleep disorders. Common trazodone brands names include Desyrel and Desyrel Dividose.  Trazodone interacts with certain medications and alcohol and should be taken only as prescribed.


What is Zinc Good For?

What is Zinc Good For?

Zinc is a natural mineral found in food. It has recently gained popularity as an immune supplement for Covid-19 but has also been explored as a preventative or therapeutic option for acne and colds. Zinc is generally safe and can typically be taken while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it can be toxic in high amounts. In addition, zinc may interact with some medications.


Poisons and Pregnancy

Poisons and Pregnancy

There is a lot of information about avoiding drugs, alcohol, and tobacco while pregnant. There are some other poisons to be aware of if you're pregnant, including herbal medications, supplements, lead, and carbon monoxide.


Is Smelly Urine Anything to Worry About?

Is Smelly Urine Anything to Worry About?

The characteristic odor of urine is likely due to the presence of volatile organic compounds, or VOC’s, which are eliminated from the body through the kidneys. Strong urine odors may be related to metabolic conditions, infections, or dehydration.


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