Category: alternatives

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Sleep plays a huge role in health, wellbeing, and long-term memory. Many folks turn to herbal remedies and supplements when they are struggling with insomnia. Insomnia can be a sign of an underlying medical disorder, mood disorder (depression and anxiety) or a medication side effect, so first see your doctor to help you rule those… Read More

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If you’re over the age of 50, you may have started to experience some of those difficult menopause symptoms. Hot flashes, fatigue, night sweats, osteoporosis…not fun. Luckily there are medications that can help you through menopause. But are they affordable? One of the more commonly prescribed estrogens to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis is… Read More

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Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are one of the most commonly taken psychotropic drugs, often used for anxiety. Prolonged use of BZDs is a widespread phenomenon in medical practice yet it may surprise you to know that these medications are really only meant to be used short-term. Both alprazolam (Xanax) and lorazepam (Ativan) are considered short-acting BZDs and… Read More