Tag Archives: Effects

Statins side effects: Digestive issues you should not ignore – you may need a lower dose

The NHS reaffirmed: “If you find certain side effects particularly troublesome, talk to the doctor in charge of your care. Your dose may need to be adjusted or you may need a different type of statin.” Types of statins: Atorvastatin (Lipitor) Fluvastatin (Lescol) Pravastatin (Lipostat) Rosuvastatin (Crestor) Simvastatin (Zocor) Digestive issues can include constipation, diarrhoea,… Read More »

Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Takes Just Seconds, but the Effects Are Both Far Reaching and Profound

Tonia W. Hale By Tonia W. Hale, DNP, MAOM, BSN, RN I don’t often give out advice to thousands of people at a time, but since I care deeply about our community and the wellness of its residents, my message this month is simple: If you haven’t already taken the COVID-19 vaccine, do it as… Read More »

Effects of a diet high in cholesterol

Email e. Reducing total fat Reducing the total amount of fat in your diet can also help reduce high risk of heart disease. CDC is not responsible for Section compliance accessibility on other federal cholesterol private website. Show references Cholesterol. Summer health Sunscreen and sun safety Diet to get vitamin D from sunlight Heatwave: how… Read More »

The effects of oxytocin on social anxiety depend on location, location, location

Studies have long suggested that oxytocin — a hormone that can also act as a neurotransmitter — regulates prosocial behavior such as empathy, trust and bonding, which led to its popular labeling as the “love hormone.” Mysteriously, oxytocin has also been shown to play a role in antisocial behaviors and emotions, including reduced cooperation, envy… Read More »

The Side Effects of Ending Breastfeeding — What No One Told me

You’ve heard of PND or Postnatal Depression, the disorder affecting many new moms. The condition typically develops between one month and up to one year after the birth of a child. The psychological adjustment required in transitioning to motherhood means any mother can be susceptible. This is raised tenfold particularly if they’ve struggled previously with anxiety… Read More »