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Naproxen Sodium
User Ratings:
7.2
Effectiveness
2.4
Side Effects
6.6
Holistic Benefits
I use Naproxen 500 mg when i am in extreme pain which cant be controlled, I have back and joint pain that sometimes I cant controll with Tramadol 50 mg so thererfore i take this medication. Its a very good medication to take and I advice everyone to take this if they need it.
Lyrica
User Ratings:
3.9
Effectiveness
7.5
Side Effects
5.3
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Lyrica is ok for treating anxiety conditions like GAD. It works well but the confusion/dizziness at dosage above 300mg per day can be a problem. It does not have many gastrointestinal side effects but I find that it irritates a long term gastritis problem of mine. Lyrica is a good alternative for those who cant tolerate conventional antidepressants or those who would like to avoid the use of benzodiazipines. Lyrica does have withdrawal symptoms on stopping (so I have read) but they are not a... View full comment
Methimazole
User Ratings:
3.1
Effectiveness
6.1
Side Effects
4.7
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Six weeks with a Chinese MD acupucturist/herbalist drastically reduced my rapid heart rate, shakes and in general improved symptoms. If you can find a good Chinese-trained one, try acupuncture. Its not a cure but may be good for symptom control. Research at Harvard has shown it is effective for womens hormone problems and back pain.
Red Raspberry
User Ratings:
8.5
Effectiveness
3.4
Side Effects
5.1
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I have uterine fibroids and am experiencing very long periods. I tried red raspberry and it has shortened the duration to almost normal/no flow. But I am experiencing headaches and elevated blood pressure that started since I have been taking the red raspberry.
Vitamin C
User Ratings:
7.6
Effectiveness
1
Side Effects
6.6
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I take Vitamin C just for the general health benefits. I simply feel healthier now that I have this vitamin.
Ritalin
User Ratings:
6
Effectiveness
6.5
Side Effects
6.5
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took it as a study aid and recreationally and highly suggest it. Powerful high, felt like just getting things done, idk. Very alert for first hour and then smooth awakeness, no background tiredness as in coffee.
Aspirin
User Ratings:
6.3
Effectiveness
2
Side Effects
5.3
Holistic Benefits
Took it a few times here and there to help a fever or pain, and helped dull pain a bit.
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