26 Feb, 2024
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Avoid Taking Ibuprofen At All Costs If You’ve Experienced This Medical Event – Health Digest

A 2011 meta-analysis in BMJ says that taking ibuprofen increases your risk of heart attack by 61%. If you weren’t taking ibuprofen before your heart attack, you probably shouldn’t start, according to a 2023 article in the European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Pharmacology. The study found that those who started using NSAIDs after their heart attack […]

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Why You Should Avoid TikTok’s ‘Budget Ozempic’ Hack At All Costs – Health Digest

In addition to the obvious fear that such hacks promote disordered eating habits, using laxatives for weight loss comes with both short-term and long-term risks, according to┬áregistered nutritionist Anna Mapson (via Healthline). Dehydration, stomach cramps, diarrhea, excessive gas, loss of electrolytes, and tiredness are some of the short-term effects of laxatives. Dizziness, headaches, and dry […]

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Single-Food Weight Loss Diets You Should Avoid At All Costs – Health Digest

While strawberries are indeed a nutritious fruit, relying solely on them for an extended period is not a balanced approach to nutrition, which is what the strawberry diet proposes. Like most single-food diets, the strawberry diet gained attention for its promises of rapid weight loss. In fact, it claims to help people shed 4 pounds […]