Tag Archives: Risks.

The health risks of supplements and alternative medicine – The Washington Post

A few weeks ago, a patient came to me complaining of nausea, muscle weakness and fatigue. Her urine was tea-colored despite drinking loads of water. A middle-aged woman, she seemed worried she had cancer or some deadly disease. Her lab tests revealed significant liver dysfunction. But her symptoms were not due to liver cancer, hepatitis… Read More »

Breast cancer: Menopausal hormone therapy risks ‘bigger than thought’

The increased risk of breast cancer from menopausal hormone therapy lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a major report suggests. The researchers at the University of Oxford say the results mean the risk of breast cancer is double what women are currently being told. They estimate a million cases of breast cancer may… Read More »

What CBD And Grapefruit Have In Common When It Comes To Drug Interactions: Risks You Should Know

Getty Interest in cannabidiol (CBD) is exploding. Now that major retailers are carrying CBD products, plus an enormous selection online, curiosity is only going up. But along with the enthusiasm, we also need healthy skepticism and caution. CBD research is still in the early stages, and marketing is predictably outpacing facts. Concerns about safety, among… Read More »