6 Tips to Avoid Getting a Pill Stuck in Your Throat
Some pills can be difficult to swallow and can even become lodged in the throat or cause damage to the esophagus. Learn six practical tips to help avoid getting pills stuck in the throat.
Is Relief Factor likely to relieve aches and pains, and is it safe?
Find out if the dietary supplement Relief Factor is likely to help relieve aches and pains, if it is safe, and if it is worth the cost.
Does a USDA Organic seal guarantee that a supplement or natural product has been tested for toxic heavy metals such as lead, cadmium or arsenic?
Find out what the USDA Organic seal on dietary supplements means and whether certified organic supplements and natural products are tested for toxic heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, and arsenic.
Are Balance of Nature products good dietary supplements?
Do Balance of Nature supplements "Fruits" and "Veggies" supplements really provide the daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables, and are they worth the cost? Find out.
Do electrolyte supplements, like Pedialyte, help with hangovers?
Find out if electrolyte supplements and drinks, like Pedialyte, help with hangovers. See the clinical evidence about the effects of drinking alcohol on the balance of electrolytes such as sodium and potassium, plus, other tips for staying hydrated.
Is soy in supplements good or bad for you?
Find out about the health benefits and/or safety concerns related to soy constituents (including soy isoflavones, soy protein, soy lecithin, and soybean oil), and learn how you can avoid soy in supplements if necessary.
Which vitamins and supplements should be stopped before getting blood work and laboratory tests?
Find out which vitamins and supplements can interfere with blood, urine or stool tests, and imaginging tests. Learn how B vitamins such as biotin, niacin and riboflavin, as well as calcium supplements, St. John’s wort, vitamin C, and others supplements can affect test results, as well as common foods that may interfere with tests.
Should I be concerned about pyrrolizidine alkaloids in herbal supplements?
Find out which herbal supplement ingredients contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs), learn why these constituents are a safety concern, and find out how supplements containing these ingredients are regulated in the U.S. and Europe.
Are There Supplements That Help Treat POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)?
Find out which supplements and lifestyle changes may be helpful for people with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).
Top 8 Supplements for Vegetarians and Vegans
Find out which 8 supplements may be needed by vegetarians or vegans to meet all their daily nutrient requirements and learn ways to find supplements that do not contain ingredients objectionable to people following vegetarian or vegan diets.