Tag: medication

Levothyroxine, a Thyroid Drug, and Its Interactions with Nutrition – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 486

Levothyroxine, a Thyroid Drug, and Its Interactions with Nutrition – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 486

Millions of Americans are on the drug levothyroxine (also known as Synthroid) to help support their thyroid, but did you know this medication can impact your overall nutrition?

Metformin Used for Diabetes Depletes These Important Nutrients – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 481

Metformin Used for Diabetes Depletes These Important Nutrients – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 481

Metformin is often the first treatment option given to type 2 diabetics. While it has many advantages, this prescription medication can also deplete several nutrients that are essential to proper functions within the body.

Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs and Nutritional Supplements – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 441

Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs and Nutritional Supplements – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 441

Many people have been prescribed statin drugs to help with cholesterol levels and heart health. While these medications are very important, they can also deplete levels of nutrients the body needs to function properly.

Are Your Prescription Medications Causing Memory Loss? – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 274

Are Your Prescription Medications Causing Memory Loss? – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 274

There are certain classes of drugs that people are commonly prescribed that can actually affect, in a very negative way, someone’s cognition or memory over time. Here’s what you need to know.

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash According to the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline, lifestyle changes are the first step in reducing high blood pressure. So many individuals – 72 million Americans – struggle to maintain normal blood pressure. High blood 

The Truth Behind Drug Expiration Dates for Medications

The Truth Behind Drug Expiration Dates for Medications

The answer to the age old question of, “Can I use my prescription drugs past their expiration dates?”, has usually been answered by healthcare professionals with a stern “No.” To figure out why you can’t use your old drugs after they are said to expire,