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Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects

Statins have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects Independent.ie Q My 56-year-old husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. However, he is unhappy about taking statins, as prescribed by his GP, as… Read More »

Research Reveals Shocking Information About Sucralose (Splenda) Side Effects

Table of Contents Splenda Was Approved With Near-Nonexistent Evidence of Safety Sucralose ‘Should Carry a Big Red Warning Label’ All Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Your Gut Bacteria Sucralose Is Not an Inert Compound Researchers Call for New Safety Review Sucralose Linked to Liver, Kidney and Thymus Damage Sucralose Raises Risk of Type 2 Diabetes… Read More »

Ashwagandha: Facts, Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects and More

Photo Credit: Ayurtimes / [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons When it comes to nutritional herbs, there’s one name that is taking the spotlight today: the Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha has been used in the traditional medicine of India (Aryuveda) for thousands of years and it’s well known for its properties to counteract the effects of stress… Read More »