Natural Health Articles

Digoxin: Heart Drug May Boost Death Risk 70%

Digoxin is commonly prescribed to treat atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular and often rapid heart rate that causes poor blood flow throughout your body. It can lead to blood clots, stroke and heart failure. If you’ve been prescribed Digoxin (Digox, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps, Cardoxin or Digitek) you have two choices: Stop taking the drug, or start […]

New Study Links Lack Of Sleep And Diabetes

Apart from making you grumpy and forgetful, a chronic lack of sleep has been linked to everything from heart disease to depression. Sleeping well and for long enough is vital for people with type 2 diabetes. And studies have also shown that not getting enough sleep may actually contribute to the development of type 2 […]

Risks Of Paracetamol Are Underestimated

Previously, we told you how the popular painkiller paracetamol (acetaminophen) lands 78,000 people in A&E each year. We also told you that, when used as a hangover treatment (even after drinking a small to moderate amount of alcohol), paracetamol increases the risk of kidney disease by a staggering 123 per cent. Too much of a […]

Depression May Signal Much Bigger Health Problems

If you’re suffering from depression or you’ve ever walked into a doctor’s office and complained about feeling under the weather, anxious or having panic attacks, you know very well that a prescription for antidepressants is probably on the cards. There might be more to it Antidepressants are among the most prescribed drugs on this planet […]