Got Heartburn? Antacids Bring Some Serious Health Risks

Your stomach produces acid for a reason. It breaks down your food and begins your body’s process of absorbing nutrition from your food. Antacids are, literally, “anti-acids.” They neutralize your stomach acid so it can’t perform this function. Anyone think this might create problems for the body?
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Bad news about the effects of prescription sleep drugs

If you take just 18 sleeping pills in a year – about once every three weeks – you may be more than tripling your risk of death. Researchers in the UK have recently published an alarming study in the British Medical Journal that indicates an increase in mortality of 3.5 … Read the rest >>

Antidepressant Use Linked With Clogged Arteries

Antidepressant medications might be associated with an increase in clogging of the arteries, according to new observational data presented at the American College of Cardiology 2011 Scientific Sessions. Interestingly, the study looked at a large sample of male twins, enabling researchers to focus on cases where one twin was taking … Read the rest >>