Plus: A connection between Viagra and vision loss, and tracking down a childhood cold medicine.
A reader reports that L-lysine helps stave off mouth sores. Can it help prevent dementia too?
A reader reports successfully using naltrexone for her chronic pain. Plus: Taking aspirin is a safe and affordable option for preventing blood clots.
A runner reports that CBD oil eases her pain. Plus: alternative treatments for thyroid conditions and an odd solution to nosebleeds.
A reader with seasonal affective disorder also has low vitamin D. Could supplements help? Plus: tracking down a hard-to-find cough medicine.
Plus, advice about pomegranate juice and statins, and how to clear up a different kind of digestive-tract trouble.
People's Pharmacy: A parent shares a story about the dangers of medications degrading in transit. Plus: Could an acid-reflux medication cause osteoporosis?
A reader reports that the decongestant helps with facial pain. Plus: Beets for high blood pressure.
A reader reports that it works even better than metronidazole for rosacea. Plus: For throat troubles, another reader swears by “soap to the rescue.”
A reader reports reduced allergy symptoms while using the supplement. Plus: an odd remedy for nighttime leg cramps.