Nutrient-Depletion

Nutrient Depletion a Serious Side Effect of Statins

If you and your doctor have determined that you are someone who will benefit from being on a statin drug, you should be prepared to do everything you can to minimize the many negative side effects of statins. Most of the negative side effects of statins are due to the way these drugs deplete the…

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Calcium-Channel Blockers Side Effects and Benefits

…“heart block,” a serious condition whereby your heart rate can slow dangerously. Potential Calcium-Channel Blockers Side Effect: Nutrient Depletion Nutrient depletion is another common side effect of calcium-channel blockers. Nutrients that may be depleted in the body as the result of taking calcium…

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Diuretics as Medications for High Blood Pressure

…* Headache * Gastrointestinal upset * Mental confusion * Fever * Impotence * Burning sensation in the tongue * Anemia * Cramping Potential Nutrient Depletion from Medications for High Blood Pressure Some 25 percent to 40 percent of adults age 65 and older use diuretics. And while these drugs do a good…

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Know the Side Effects of Statins

…sequestrant to lower your cholesterol? Learn more about the pros and cons of bile acid sequestrants for those with high cholesterol. How do you avoid nutrient depletion side effects of statins? Find out which nutrients your body may make less of when you take a statin drug. Worried about memory loss while taking…

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Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements

If you’ve adopted my Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet, a regular exercise program and you’re taking my core supplements for healthy cholesterol levels, but your numbers still are not where you want them, don’t worry. There are more options to try. Managing cholesterol is a very individual…

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Treating High Blood Pressure With ACE Inhibitors

…of kidney disease, collagen vascular disease or diabetes, and whether you take potassium supplements. Potential Nutrient Depletion While Treating High Blood Pressure Nutrient depletion is another common side effect of ACE inhibitors. Nutrients that may be depleted in the body as the result of taking…

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