Beta Blockers

The Healing Power of Pepper

…tissues and remain there longer. But there’s a downside. Piperine has similar effects on a fairly extensive list of drugs, including beta blockers, barbiturates, Dilantin, theophylline, and sildenafil (Viagra). It makes them stay in the system longer and at higher levels, which may increase…

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Two Diabetes Risk Factors You May Not Know About

…and bipolar disorder). Drugs prescribed for patients with hypertension, such as thiazide diuretics (also used to treat heart failure), and beta blockers raise risk of diabetes as well. Researchers recently discovered that taking antidepressants for two or more years have an 84 percent greater…

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Migraines: An Ounce of Prevention…

If you’re one of the millions who suffer with migraines, you know that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Earlier this year, the American Academy of Neurology updated their migraine prevention guidelines. As expected, their recommendations include prescription drugs…

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