Tag Archives: safety

Ginger: It’s Not Just for Nausea Any More

You may be familiar with using ginger for nausea, motion sickness, morning sickness and upset stomach. And it is wonderful for all those things. I take ginger and turmeric capsules for minor muscular aches and pains and it works better … Continue reading

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Health and OTC Drugs: Unusual Side Effects

Okay so now I feel like perhaps I’ve heard everything. There is a growing problem in our country with opioid drug use. These drugs that are used for chronic pain are being over-prescribed and abused. The result is addiction to … Continue reading

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Health and Drugs: How Safe Are Drugs?

Last week’s post talked about the overall safety of natural supplements. Of course, as I said, not every supplement is safe for every person or in every circumstance so using wisdom, moderation and common sense is critical. I came across … Continue reading

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Health: Can You Trust Scientific, Medical Guidelines

Let me ask you a question. If you have a choice between two treatments – one that comes from a scientific, peer reviewed study and one that is recommended by a natural practitioner from personal experience with patients (or a … Continue reading

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Are You Getting More Than You Bargained For?

There are numerous over-the-counter medications that people routinely take, and give their children, without giving them a second thought, like cold meds, cough syrups and fever reducers. They’re sold over the counter, so they must be safe, right?  Maybe not. … Continue reading

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