Even if it is for comical reasons, Viagra is one of the most well-known pharmaceuticals in the United States. Prescriptions for the drug have nearly tripled in the last decade, as the ingredients become cheaper, and its stigma fades . However, numerous, severe side-effects come with using the drug, such as priapism, sudden vision and hearing loss, nausea, and muscle pain, to name a few .
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Sometimes, it seems advocates of the natural health community guffaw at pharmaceutical companies for their search of a cure when there are natural substances that have been shown to aid someone or reverse a disease’s effects. Type-1 diabetes is regularly deemed as uncurable, and public and private entities have funded research into its cure.
The FDA’s priorities and viewpoints are questionable; there is no doubt they have money in mind whenever they make a decision.
People like effective products, and who can blame them? Yet, effective does not mean safe. Companies and organizations have developed and added chemicals to products in hopes of making them more effective and gathering a larger market share; however, those added chemicals pose health risks, regardless if they are deemed “safe” by government agencies. We have already examined the safety of the synthetic sweeteners aspartame and sucralose.
Many people would imagine an end of the world, apocalyptic scenario like this: A highly contagious superbug, perhaps something like Zika, H1N1, or Ebola, infects the majority of the human population, and no drugs or medication seem to affect the disease, which kills most human life – after all, this has been the theme of many blockbuster movies.
Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins because it plays a role in many bodily functions. As a result, vitamin D deficiency has been shown to result in a range of problems including fatigue, bone and muscle pain, slower healing, perpetual sickness, decreased mood, and hair loss . Though one of the best ways for the body to get vitamin D is exposure to sunlight and a diet containing fish and eggs, 42% of Americans are vitamin D deficient .
In a previous article, I thoroughly examined many aspects of cholesterol and uncovered inaccurate assumptions concerning cholesterol measurements along with other topics. However, I briefly mentioned there were natural ways individuals could lower cholesterol levels.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is one of the essential amino acids in the human brain. GABA acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter, meaning it binds to neurons and hinders their ability to receive or respond to signals from other nerve cells. Without GABA in the brain, the nerves and central nervous system would be extraordinarily overactive and cause conditions like seizures, epilepsy, or mood disorders.
Far too often, people are focused on what they should not be eating, which is fine, but instead, it is more important to understand what people should be eating. With this, though, people always seem able to construct a new revolutionary diet, from the cabbage and liquid diets in the 1980s to the Atkins and gluten-free foods of today.