How to Eat More Healthy Fats

Despite what you might have heard, fat isn't all bad. In fact, some fats are healthy.

Avoiding Drug Interactions

A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.

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Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is an essential oil obtained from the fresh leaves of the eucalyptus plant.

Eucalyptus oil is used most often for nasal respiratory tract infection, cough, and respiratory tract inflammation

Eucalyptus oil is thought to work by inhibiting inflammatory processes and the production of inflammatory markers in the body.

Reported side effects of eucalyptus oil include itching, nausea, and drowsiness.


Myrbetriq is a prescription medication used alone or in combination with solifenacin to treat overactive bladder.

Myrbetriq belongs to a group of drugs called beta-3 adrenergic agonists, which help the bladder muscles to relax.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with water. Myrbetriq can be taken with or without food.

Common side effects include increased blood pressure, cold symptoms, and headache.


Dorzolamide is a medication used to treat glaucoma which is increased pressure within the eye. Dorzolomide belongs to a group of medications called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. These work by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

Dorzolamide is available as an eye drop that is usually given 3 times per day in the affected eye.

Common side effects of dorzolamide include burning, stinging, or discomfort of the eye after administering.


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