Cranberry juice for Bladder Infections: Fact or Folklore?

  We’ve all heard it. “Drink cranberry juice to flush out a bladder infection!” Is this really a medical remedy? The answer is, Yes! According to new research published in Archives of Internal Medicine, cranberry- containing products, especially cranberry juice, protect women against bladder infections, especially those prone to recurrent infections. (1) Bladder infections, or […]

Cranberry juice for Bladder Infections: Fact or Folklore?

  We’ve all heard it.  “Drink cranberry juice to flush out a bladder infection!”  Is this really a medical remedy? The answer is, Yes! According to new research published in Archives of Internal Medicine, cranberry- containing products, especially cranberry juice, protect women against bladder infections, especially those prone to recurrent infections. (1) Bladder infections, or […]

Antidepressants: Are they Killing Your Sex Drive?

Did you know that over the past two decades the rate of antidepressant use has increased nearly 400%? It is estimated that approximately 11% of all Americans aged 12 and older are now taking some form of anti-depressant medication. According to the US National Health and Nutrition Examination which analyzed data from 2005-2008, antidepressants are […]

Certain medications can sedate your love life

photo credit:  D Sharon Pruitt If you’re experiencing diminished libido, it could be the result of a medical condition.  Have you had a physical recently?  What habits (poor diet, smoking, etc.) might be negatively impacting your health and/or sexual desire?  Are you currently taking any medications (prescription and/or nonprescription)?  Would it surprise you to know […]