By: Terry Graedon April 1, 2021 8 Comments
    Show 1179: What Should You Do About Digestive Di…

    Have you ever had horrible heartburn or a really bad bellyache? Most of us have experienced digestive distress at one time or another. When do you need to seek medical attention for your problem? What…

    By: Terry Graedon January 12, 2020 6 Comments
    Ginger Was Brilliant Remedy for Post-Operative N…

    Post-operative nausea can be very troubling. People who have had any type of abdominal surgery definitely want to avoid throwing up. In addition to the usual unpleasantness, vomiting after surgery cou…

    By: Joe Graedon December 26, 2019 119 Comments
    The Inside Story of Tamiflu: Side Effects &…

    Have you seen the commercial for Tamiflu (oseltamivir)? A very sick-looking man is seen creeping about in a very small house. He blows his nose with a teeny tissue. He's so big he has to bend over to …

    By: Terry Graedon December 23, 2019 4 Comments
    Will Ginger Help You Avoid Motion Sickness?

    Have you ever been seasick? If you've never been on a boat, you might have felt ill in the back seat of a car navigating mountain roads. People can experience nausea or queasiness and dizziness in any…

    By: Terry Graedon March 25, 2019 13 Comments
    Will Sniffing Alcohol Ease Nausea After Surgery?

    Most of the time when we learn about an unusual home remedy, we have no idea how or even whether it works. So we were thrilled last year when we came across an actual placebo-controlled trial of sniff…

    By: Terry Graedon January 10, 2019 7 Comments
    How Can You Avoid Norovirus?

    Norovirus, the plague of cruise ships, is also known as the winter vomiting bug. It is highly contagious and is starting to circulate this winter. Michigan is being especially hard hit. There are als…

    By: Joe Graedon April 16, 2018 12 Comments
    Aromatherapy | Can a Sniff of Alcohol Relieve Na…

    Have you ever experienced nausea? Who hasn’t? It’s a terrible feeling. It can be brought on by vertigo or medications. Cancer chemotherapy drugs are notorious for triggering unrelenting nausea and…

    By: Joe Graedon January 8, 2015 618 Comments
    New Eliquis (Apixaban) Alert: Unexpected Side Ef…

    A few years ago we received alerts about an increasing number of serious bleeding episodes associated with the anticoagulant Eliquis (Apixaban). This medication is prescribed to prevent blood clots in…

    By: Joe Graedon July 2, 2014 14 Comments
    Peppermint Oil for Digestive Woes (IBS) vs. Side…

    Q. I've heard that taking enteric-coated peppermint oil can help IBS. My worst symptoms are stomach cramps and flatulence, but I'm reluctant to eat out or travel. Some of my friendships have suffered.…