Daily Archives: October 6, 2016

Smokeless Tobacco Side Effects: Is It Safe and Not Addictive?

Smokeless Tobacco Side Effects. Healthwise, is smokeless tobacco safer than smoked tobacco? Is tobacco less dangerous to your body if you don’t smoke it and, instead, take it in through other ways? Is Ashton Kutcher — who was spotted by the paparazzi buying snuff — less likely to develop cancer if he uses snuff rather than cigarettes?

Apparently, smokeless tobacco is not safe at all. It can still give you cancer (oral, esophageal, and pancreatic). Smokeless tobacco can also cause heart disease, gum disease, and oral lesions such as leukoplakia.

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Statins Side Effects: Constipation, Liver Damage, Blurred Vision

Statins Side Effects. Statins may lower your bad cholesterol but what are its side effects that you should watch out for? We are republishing below the NHS.UK list of the common, uncommon, and rare statins side effects.

Common side effects may affect up to 1 in 10 people, uncommon side effects are reported among 1 in 100 people, while rare side effects may affect up to 1 in 1,000 patients.

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Taltz Side Effects, Warnings, and Precautions

Taltz Side Effects. People with psoriasis have an alternative drug in the form of Taltz which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration early this year.

Does it work? Well, clinical trials prove that it does. From fda.gov:

Taltz’s safety and efficacy were established in three randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials with a total of 3,866 participants with plaque psoriasis who were candidates for systemic or phototherapy therapy. The results showed that Taltz achieved greater clinical response than placebo, with skin that was clear or almost clear, as assessed by scoring of the extent, nature and severity of psoriatic changes of the skin.

Serious Taltz side effects include serious infection and serious allergic reaction. Should this happen to you, you should stop using Taltz and tell your doctor or seek medical help immediately.

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