People's Pharmacy Alerts: March 2011

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We are interested in your experience with home remedies. Have you had success with a remedy you learned about from The People's Pharmacy? We would love to learn about your story. People with the top 10 best home remedy stories... (Read More)
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For reasons that remain somewhat mysterious to us, amlodipine (Norvasc) is one of the most popular blood pressure medications in the pharmacy. This calcium channel blocker lowers blood pressure in part by interfering with the flow of calcium into artery... (Read More)
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Several weeks ago we received a question from a reader about lemon wedges in restaurant water glasses. Our answer started a firestorm of controversy. Visitors to the website sounded off on all sides of this controversy. Read on to see... (Read More)
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Drug-Induced Nightmares Have you ever awakened in the middle of a nightmare? On the one hand it can be an enormous relief to realize that you are dreaming rather than actually be attacked by monsters or falling down a well.... (Read More)
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Acid Suppressing Drugs Lead to Low Magnesium Levels Magnesium is essential for good health, but this mineral doesn't get nearly the respect that it deserves. Every cell in the body requires magnesium to function properly. Without adequate levels, people can... (Read More)