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Don’t Believe Ads for Supplements! Here’s Why.
September 8th, 2020|
If you believed supplement manufacturers, you’d think that these products can cure whatever problems you might have. However, as we’ve discussed in a previous blog, supplements don’t fall under the same regulatory umbrella as medications, meaning there’s far less accountability in the supplement industry than in the pharmaceutical one. This lack of oversight presents problemsRead More
Make Sure Your Doctor Knows All the Medications and Supplements You Take
September 1st, 2020|
When it comes to taking medications, there are four ways you can suffer serious harm from them: Taking too much or too little—In order to be effective, you should take only the dosage you’re prescribed and at the frequency your doctor or pharmacist orders. When you take too much, you may be at risk ofRead More
Tips for Managing Multiple Prescription Medications
August 25th, 2020|
According to 2018 data from the CDC, nearly 50% of Americans used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days. 24% of Americans used three or more prescription drugs in the same timeframe, while 12.6% Americans used five or more. Prescription drugs are a huge business in America, and there are millions ofRead More
Dietary Supplements Are a Billion-Dollar Industry, But Are They Safe?
August 18th, 2020|
When it comes to treating pain, illnesses, and other health problems, medications can be extremely powerful. The association of popping a pill and experiencing relief or reduced symptoms carries over to the dietary supplement industry, which generates around $35 billion in sales every year in the U.S. Unlike prescription and over-the-counter medications, dietary supplements oftenRead More