Grapefruit juice and obviously grapefruits since they contain grapefruit juice, can be deadly when you’re on certain medications.
I was giving a lecture at work on drug and food interactions, among them grapefruit juice, when one of the students shared with us that her grandmother had recently passed after consuming regular amounts of grapefruit juice over a week and the combination of grapefruit juice and her medication regimen interacted and caused her death.
This is a really sad story that should never have happened.
Her doctor should have warned her about this!
It made me realize the importance of raising awareness of this in order to hopefully prevent another tragedy from occuring.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, together with Prince Harry, are taking the world by storm with their campaign to start the conversation around mental health and remove the stigma around opening up on personal challenges.
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Emotional pain is worse than physical pain and the high rate of suicide around the world, is testament to that.
I know Moms who refuse to give their babies a pacifier.
They’ve heard all the horror stories of breaking a big kid’s pacifier habit, and they don’t want their baby having anything to do with it.
Here’s the problem:
They’re risking ending up with a thumb sucker, which is a habit that’s 10 ten times harder to break.
You can’t exactly take away their thumb!
Newborns are born with the sucking reflex which is one of several reflexes a baby is born with. The sucking reflex is esssential for life as it is a baby’s way of accessing the nutrition it needs to survive. Read more