Chronic use of antacids can lead to low magnesium levels resulting in hospitalization, especially in patients who are also using diuretics for high blood pressure.
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Valentine’s day is touted as one of the sexiest days of the year, by Hallmark, Victoria’s Secret, and florists. We may love or hate the holiday, but we probably all want to feel sexier more often and feel a deeper and more meaningful connection with our partners.
Health is sexy, eating right, sleeping enough, and exercise are good for the heart, muscles, and skin, and can make you bright eyed, bushy tailed, and more attractive to others. Unfortunately, you may be doing those things right, and still not feel very sexy, attractive, or that interested in having sex.
Human hormones are a very complicated interwoven web of interactions. Many women who are peri-menopausal come to see me and complain of having no libido, we start them on their hormone replacement and supplement programs and they feel much better very quickly. Others are not so lucky, and may be younger, not near menopause, and so fatigued, stressed and out of balance that they aren’t interested in sex. Emotional conflicts with your partner may explain lack of libido, but often hormonal imbalances can be found at the root of a lack of interest in intimacy.
Studies have shown that most diets do not work in the long run, and most people in fact gain back more weight than they lost in the first place.
How horrifying. How frustrating. How depressing!! You can make your New Year resolutions, book the personal trainer, read the latest book, eat paleo, do the Master Cleanse and count calories, and within two years the weight will be back, plus some.
Is there any hope? Yes. But weight loss is in fact a science, and works best when you work with an experienced doctor who helps you to identify why you are having trouble with your weight.
Many people blessed with metabolisms from heaven think weight loss is easy math and depends on calories in being less than calories out. This is not true, so you can stop beating yourself up because this is what your skinny friends think.
Work out all you want and eat like a saint, but if you aren’t doing these important things right, you aren’t going to lose weight and keep it off: