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Anti-Anxiety Meds: Options, Side Effects & Alternatives

Precautions you need to consider while taking anti-anxiety medications In 2006, as she was preparing for her wedding, panic attacks began to take over Kara Baskin’s life. “I worried constantly that I was on the edge of bankruptcy, or dying of cancer, or that my fiancé was about to be…

For Synthroid Users, Pinpointing the Correct Dosage is Key

Finding the correct dosage of this thyroid hormone isn’t always easy: Take too little Synthroid and your symptoms of weight gain, fatigue and depression won’t go away. Take too much and you’re at risk for weak bones, insomnia, breathlessness and even heart problems. My own experience with Synthroid began a…

Which Would You Choose?

When you need treatment, how do you choose between 2 drugs each with its own set of side effects? This morning, an older friend told me that her doctor had presented her with a difficult choice. She had a condition that needed treating and there were 2 medicines to choose…

Meds That Mess With Your Thyroid

Knowing the possible side effects of drugs you’re taking and talking to your providers about them can ensure your body’s thyroid is working. 

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