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Got Gout? Beware of This New Drug

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart Attacks, Pain Relief by INH Research1 Comment

When a new drug hits the market, doctors are often eager to prescribe it even if it doesn’t work any better than older medications.

That’s because they are influenced by Big Pharma’s marketing tactics. Drug reps flood doctors’ offices with freebies. They offer free meals, merchandise, or even cash in the form of “consulting fees.”

Big Pharma pushes new drugs because they are more expensive than older medications…and far more profitable.

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What’s More Annoying Than Nighttime Bathroom Trips? A Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Middle-age people and seniors are often told not to drink water at bedtime. That way they can avoid disrupting their sleep with nighttime trips to the bathroom.

Men with an enlarged prostate often have problems with frequent nighttime urination. Avoiding drinking anything in the evening is a way to combat it.

But researchers have found that this advice can backfire. Going to bed thirsty can cause something far worse than annoying bathroom visits.

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Forget About Cholesterol… Here’s a Better Marker for Heart Health

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Those who worry about their heart health often stress over their cholesterol levels.

That’s because for decades mainstream medicine has taught us that cholesterol readings are one of the best indicators of heart disease risk.

But a new study shows that cholesterol is all but worthless as a heart health marker.

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The Secret Weapon Against High Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

When it comes to high blood pressure, sodium seems to get all the attention. Cutting out salt is likely the first advice your doctor will offer if your numbers are high.

Sodium raises your blood pressure by pulling water into your blood vessels. This raises your total blood volume which, in turn, increases your blood pressure. Reduce your sodium and you lower your blood pressure.

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Surprising Danger of Blood-Thinning Drugs

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Blood-thinning drugs are supposed to cut your risk of having a stroke. That’s the main reason millions of Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation take them.

These medications include Coumadin (warfarin), Eliquis (apixaban), Pradaxa (dabigatran), and Xarelto (rivaroxaban).1

An alarming new study shows that in many people these drugs actually increase the chances of having a stroke.

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