10 Common Drugs that Harm Your Memory and Brain

Are you feeling forgetful? Foggy headed? Just not quite as sharp as you used to be? While these can be signs of dementia, more often they’re simply normal declines in memory that typically start to happen around age 50 (though they aren’t inevitable, which I’ll explain later). However, if you take medications it’s worth ch … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

WARNING: Avoid Aspirin and Ibuprofen If You Have Joint Pain!

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If you have joint pain, you may not think twice about taking a couple of aspirin or ibuprofen pills for relief. But perhaps you should, as this incredibly common class of medications -- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — may actually harm your joints and ultimately make joint pain worse... … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Drugs That May Cause Back Pain

While most cases of back pain result from muscle imbalances caused by repetitive actions and unbalanced postures we assume every day, there are other culprits too. Millions of Americans rely on medications to treat chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, and, oftentimes, those same drugs end up causing … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Back Pain Medication?

Beware These Drugs! Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit the doctor, and, once there, many expect to receive a concrete diagnosis and a quick fix for their pain. The end result, according to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine -- [i] reviewed in the must-see Today Show video below -- is … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

8 Painkiller Side Effects Men Need to Beware Of

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Millions of men take painkillers for their chronic back, knee, hip and other types of pain, often believing them to be the only option for relief. Oftentimes, however, this pain solution comes at a steep price, as side effects are more the rule than the exception when it comes to taking these powerful drugs. … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Antibiotic Resistance: The Dangers of This Health Emergency and How to Protect Yourself

If you cut your hand and develop an infection, or come down with a bacterial illness such as tuberculosis, antibiotics can be lifesaving. In the "modern” world, it’s easy to take this for granted, and assume that there’s an antibiotic available to kill off virtually any bacterial infection that threatens your health. But b … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Grapefruit and Drugs

AVOID These Medicines with Grapefruit The average American adult takes nearly 12 prescription drugs a year. If you’re over 65, that number rises to 28.[i] Most people are well aware of the need to check for contraindications between multiple medications they’re taking, but the foods you eat can sometimes prove problematic, … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Ibuprofen Leaves Boy Looking Like He Was Burnt Alive

Ibuprofen (i.e. Advil, Motrin) is one of the most common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used in the United States. Most don’t think twice about taking this drug, either in prescription or over-the-counter form, to relieve pain from muscle aches, arthritis, backaches, headaches and more. It’s so common … it m … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Statin Side Effects

The 11 Dangers to Beware of Most Statin side effects can be just as deadly as high cholesterol. Even worse, some of them are so weird you might never connect the dots to understand why you're so sick! More than 25% of Americans now take statins, making these drugs are a major cash cow for pharmaceutical firms. Pfi … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Toradol Side Effects: Is This Pain Drug of the NFL Elite Worth It?

Toradol side effects NFL players

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the pain reliever Toradol … at least, not the way you’re likely familiar with Celebrex, Advil, Motrin and Aleve. But, they’re all a part of the same painkiller "family” -- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which many well-meaning physicians recommend as a first-lin … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,