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Analgestics, Bleeding, and Hearing Loss
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The common analgesics that include NSAIDs, aspirin, and Tylenol cause a hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths annually in the US. We have a false sense of security because of advertising. Alternatives to drugs are offered.

Aspirin and Proton Pump Inhibitor Combinations
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When you cannot tolerate aspirin should you just add one of the "purple pills?" The dangers of proton pump inhibitors are described.

Aspirin Cuts Cancer Risk
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Aspirin has been found to protect against colon cancer and many other solid cancers. However, aspirin also causes GI bleeding in almost everyone over the long haul. A better way to prevent cancer is to clean up our toxic environment and live a healthy lifestyle. Direct to consumer ads give the wrong idea; they give you the idea that it is ...

Aspirin Cuts Heart Attacks But Not Deaths or Strokes
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Low dose aspirin can lower the risk of heart attacks in people without a history of heart disease by about 20%, but it does not lower the death rate or the risk of stroke. Also, there is the added risk of GI bleeding secondary to aspirin use. The risk for getting a heart attack in primary prevention is lowered from 2.3% to 1.8%, which comes ...

Aspirin, Is it Safe?
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Aspirin is the most used drug in the US. They are not safe because of bleeding and perforations. Over the counter substitutes are readily available and work well and their acceptance..

Aspirin, Tylenol, and NSAIDs Increase Blood Pressure
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These over the counter analgesics increase the risk for hypertension in 20-50%. Fluid retention is one mechanism. DTC ads lead to their overuse. There are many other side effects as well

Baby Aspirin: How Safe Is It?
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When we think of aspirin, especially a baby aspirin, it seems innocuous. However, complications occur very commonly and can be devastating. Alternate solutions should be considered and they are discussed.

Does Aspirin Save Lives?
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Despite a lot of excitement about aspirin, scientists can't seem to agree on whether it helps healthy people live longer and suffer from fewer heart attacks and strokes. Published studies in the mainstream medical journals on the same nine studies included in a metaanalysis differ. The study published by the Bayer Aspirin people showed a benefit. ...

Fish Oil for Heart Patients
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Fish oil supplementation is the rule in Europe CCUs and hardly used in the US. The values of essential fatty acids are reviewed.

Indigestion
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Indigestion usually results from a weak gut lining caused by drugs such as aspirin, steroids and NSAIDs, and physical or emotional stress, depression. Treatment with drugs is dangerous and addicting.

Medications After a Heart Attack are Crucial
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If you have had a heart attack and you don't take your prescription medications leads to an 80% higher risk for another heart attack. Nutritional alternatives are likely as good as medications, but few MDs know sufficient information to do this safely. Drugs such as beta blockers, afterload reducers, and anticoagulants. Some natural alternatives ...

New Ultra-bad Cholesterol
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A new ultra-bad very sticky form of LDL cholesterol that is small and dense has been identified and found to be present in both type 2 diabetes and in the elderly. It may be the reason why the risk of heart attack and stroke is eleveated in these groups. The cause is suspected to be related to glycation (damage to proteins by high levels of ...

NSAIDs and Heart Attacks
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There is a clear link between all NSAIDs and heart attacks. The differences between COX 1 and 2 inhibitors is discussed. Aspirin's side effects are described and make one wonder about what MDs are doing by recommending aspirin for heart attack prevention. Fish oil should be considered in the place of aspirin.

NSAIDs, Tylenol, and Aspirin Side Effects
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These commonly used drugs have potential serious side effects, which are discussed. We need safer approaches that use styles of practice such as acupuncture, imagery, and infrared light and much more that are here now.

Peptic Ulcer Overview
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Peptic Ulcers affect up to 10% of us over our lifetime. Symptoms generally include burning in the upper abdomen, dull aching pain, and sometimes hemorrhaging and even perforation of the gut lining. They occur in the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. H. pylori is believed to cause about 50% of all peptic ulcers. NSAIDS including aspirin are ...

Peptic Ulcers
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The cause and treatment of peptic ulcers is discussed with attention to H. pylori and lifestyle factors. The dangers of the purple pill are highlighted and natural therapies discussed.

Prescriptions For Health Radio Show: May 6, 2011
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Prescriptions for Health Radio Show May 6, 2011Dr. Len and Nurse VIcki explore the following topics: The influence of salt in primary prevention of heart attacks and strokes Intestinal microflora types Diet for diabetics: The ketogenic diet Insomnia causes type 2 diabetes Why night owls tend to put on weight Ideal blood sugars increase ...

Preview, Peptic Ulcer Overview
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Peptic Ulcers affect up to 10% of us over our lifetime. Symptoms generally include burning in the upper abdomen, dull aching pain, and sometimes hemorrhaging and even perforation of the gut lining. They occur in the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. H. pylori is believed to cause about 50% of all peptic ulcers. NSAIDS including aspirin are ...

Side Effects of Medications
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If you're going to take a medicine, it is also important to ask about side effects. MDs have a tendency to recommend a drug and not emphasize the possible side effects because it is not practical; there are just too many. If MDs disclosed all the complications of medications people would not want them; they'd be far more interested in lifestyle ...

The PolyPill: Can It Be Resurrected?
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The polypill is a brainstorm of the pharmaceutical companies to create a combination of drugs to make it convenient to take multiple medications. However, their real motive is to sell as much drug as possible. Consequently, they have done research under the guise of convenience but with the hope that they can convince the public and the ...

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