DRUG AND SUPPLEMENT Resource Center

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Discussing Drugs and Supplements, Their Effectiveness and Dangers


DRUGS – GENERAL

Why are drugs prescribed. Off label use. Clinical trial abuse.


off-label-viagraOff Label Drug Use

Drugs approved for one treatment are often prescribed for a different disease.



DRUGS – STATINS AND CHOLESTEROL REDUCTION

Statins show no overall benefit for any group, and have numerous side effects.

 


statins-cause-AODM-just-say-noStatins Suppress the Immune System

Just what we DO NOT want, though this may help in arresting atherosclerosis.


statins-cause-AODM-just-say-noDo Statins Cause Diabetes?

A New Study Has Statin Use Increasing Adult Onset Diabetes by 46%.


Nuts, Baby Aspirin, and Statins – Which is Best?

All three of these reduce cardiac events by around 35%. However the groups benefited and the side effects are vastly different.


Statins Benefit No Onestatins-cause-AODM-just-say-no

Lowering LDL Cholesterol is a Bad Idea


Rosuvastatin (Crestor) Has Little Overall Benefit And Has Many Problems

Rosuvastatin lowers cholesterol more than all the other statins, and because of this, it was hailed as a breakthrough drug. With a huge advertising budget behind it, it became a blockbuster—the top selling statin. But it has a checkered past, and as time goes by, more and more problems seem to be turning up, and less and less benefit is evident.


Evolocumab – do we really want to reduce cholesterol?

Again the drug industry has got a new cholesterol reducing drug, and again, heart ‘events’ are reduced, and most likely, something else is increased – but what? Well, once again, we’ll probably have to wait 20 years to find out.


Cholesterol Awareness Program – Drug Industry Deception

Cholesterol is not a Disease, Despite Drug Industry Claims


Ezetimibe, a Bad Drug, is Promoted as a Breakthrough

Eezetimibe should be banned, Is Spun as Breakthrough by Drug Company


 


DRUGS – BETA BLOCKERS

Beta Blocker Are Widely Prescribed, But Have Never Been Shown To Work


Beta Blockers – The Killer That Keep On Killing

Beta Blockers Help No One, Harm Many, and Should Be Banned


Number Needed to Treat – Does Your Drug Work?

Number Needed to Treat, or NNT is the number of people that have to take a drug in order for a single person to have a benefit.For Beta Blockers, no is benefited.


 


OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS AND SUPPLEMENTS

Often considered harmless, there are many dangers in over-the-counter drugs and supplements, and few benefits.


No-pillsMore Bad Press for Calcium Supplements

Calcium supplements, frequently prescribed for osteoporosis prevention, increase heart attacks 20% and may double the risk of dementia.


Acetaminophen – Should this Dangerous Drug be Available Over the Counter?

Acetaminophen, the principle drug in several popular painkillers, including Tylenol, has caused liver damage in many, and liver failures and death in a few. Mixing it with alcohol is especially dangerous.


Antioxidants and Cancer

Antioxidants are rapidly losing their luster. Oxidants have been shown to have cancer fighting properties, and taking antioxidants has the unintended consequence of protecting the tumor.


Antioxidants – Seldom Useful, Often Harmful

Medical science always thinks it knows better that hundreds of million years of evolution. In the human body, but everything has a purpose, has a reason for being t


The Effects of Popular Supplements

Supplements should be considered the same as prescription drugs and should be ‘prescribed’ only if needed.


Tainted Supplements Still Available

Supplements Loaded With Banned Drugs Stull Available After FDA Recall


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