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Magic Johnson

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Freddie Mercury

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Liberace

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Arthur Ashe

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Isaac Asimov

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Tommy Morrison

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Epitol
User Ratings:
9.8
Effectiveness
6.7
Side Effects
7.4
Holistic Benefits
mouth sores, dizzy, tired, itching, confusion when i wake up, thirsty, craving salt, numbness in my nose (i know thats weird)
Acetaminophen + Aspirin + Codeine phosphate
User Ratings:
7.9
Effectiveness
4.7
Side Effects
7.3
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The medication is very appropriate for migraines.
Albuterol
User Ratings:
7.5
Effectiveness
3.5
Side Effects
6.8
Holistic Benefits
Albuterol definitely helps with breathing difficulty/asthma attacks. However, it does make me jittery initially after use.
Xanax
User Ratings:
6.8
Effectiveness
5.3
Side Effects
7.3
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Xanax relieved my anxiety problems but the side effects were very strong
Green Tea
User Ratings:
5.7
Effectiveness
1.4
Side Effects
5.3
Holistic Benefits
I began drinking green tea straight and in other forms when I realized the benefits of the Asian tea. I have not seen any significant changes but I do notice that after drinking green tea that I experience bursts of energy and higher mood levels.
Lutera (28)
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3.8
Effectiveness
7.7
Side Effects
4.9
Holistic Benefits
I wouldn't recommend Lutera to anyone. I switched from Tri-Regol to Lutera and the side effects came unexpectedly! My vision was even affected, I gained weight and I was extremely moody. All the "typical" side effect but I prefer my birth control to have no side effects!
Dwarf Morning Glory
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I use this ingredient as part of an Ayurvedic Sleep tea. This combination of Holy Basil, common herbs and Ashwaganda and Gotu Kola has helped greatly with my sleep problems. Insomnia used to be a problem 3-4 times a week. Now it is rare to occasional.
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