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Article imageTerry Graedon - January 2, 2023
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Metformin (Glucophage) Side Effects & Complications

Metformin (Glucophage) is the most popular drug for type 2 diabetes, but it can be hard on the GI tract and kidneys. Metformin vs. cancer?

Terry Graedon - August 22, 2022

What Should You Know About Flatulence?

Joe Graedon - October 18, 2021

Pepto-Bismol May Rescue Wedding Guest

Joe Graedon - September 20, 2021

Excessive Flatulence Creates Challenges

Joe Graedon - May 31, 2021

Don’t Let Gas Ruin Your Marriage

Joe Graedon - September 9, 2019

Nurse Endorses Coffee to Stimulate Bowels After Surgery

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Terry Graedon - January 14, 2019

Can You Use Activated Charcoal to Fight Flatulence?

Some people fight flatulence with activated charcoal, but several other approaches also work quite well: Beano, bitters, Pepto-Bismol or herbs.

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Terry Graedon - January 7, 2019

What Happened to Cod Liver Oil as a Home Remedy?

A reader who remembers home remedies of long ago wonders what happened to cod liver oil. Although doctors no longer prescribe it, people still take it.