Does Nexplanon Cause Depression?

Does Nexplanon Cause Depression? A common question for some who visit this site is “does nexplanon cause depression?”. In an earlier post, we listed depression as one of the side effects of this birth control method but maybe its good if we delve more on the issue of Nexplanon and depression.

Having a “depressed mood” is mentioned by Merck (the drug maker of Nexplanon) as one of the frequent side effects of Nexplanon. Says Merck in its prescribing information for Nexplanon: Continue reading “Does Nexplanon Cause Depression?”

Bad Side Effects of Tight Underwear: Low Sperm Count?

Bad Side Effects of Tight Briefs Underwear. One of the contentious subtopics in the endless debate on which is better between boxers vs. briefs is whether tight briefs underwear is bad for a man’s fertility particularly his ability to produce healthy sperm.

Said debate is exemplified in these two Yahoo! Answers answers with one on the side of “tight briefs are bad for your health”:

From Metal Nettle: Close fitting underwear can affect your fertility if it keeps your testicles above their normal temperature by holding them too close to your body, they hang free below your body for a reason.

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Dificlir Side Effects (Fidaxomicin)

A new drug, Dificlir (generic: fidaxomicin), will soon be available in the United Kingdom to combat clostridium difficile infection. Normally, the c. diff bacterium which is found in the stomach does not cause any problems but it can turn toxic if it multiplies faster than the “good” bacteria in the gut resulting in health problems such as diarrhea or fever.

Anyhoo, as we were saying, Dificlir is now available to fight the infection.

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