Metformin: Benefits, Side Effects

Metformin: Benefits, Side Effects

Metformin, brand name Glucophage You may be taking or considering metformin if you have Type II diabetes, “prediabetes,” or, though the scientific evidence for its use isn’t so solid, polycystic ovary syndrome. Metformin works in several ways. It helps certain...
Xanax: Side Effects, Withdrawal

Xanax: Side Effects, Withdrawal

Xanax: an anxiety medication Xanax is one of the stronger benzodiazpines (BZD), a class of drugs that slows down the nervous system, inducing calm and relaxation. And it works quickly, and seems to have limited side effects. No wonder that it’s extremely...

50 More Ways to Make Friends

A lot of people really liked my post 50 Ways to Make Friends. Many of my posts here are a bit too technical, and don’t get much response.  But it felt really good to write something that helped people. So I decided to write another 50 Ways to Make Friends. I...
Zoloft vs Prozac: Side Effects, Benefits

Zoloft vs Prozac: Side Effects, Benefits

  Everyone’s heard of these two drugs. They’re that popular. But what are they?  How do they compare?  And in the analysis of Zoloft vs Prozac, which comes on top? Zoloft might have a slight advantage over Prozac. Yet they both can have serious side...

Wellbutrin – Anxiety Treatment Concerns

Wellbutrin and anxiety You are either taking or considering taking Wellbutrin – or just curious – and want to know if it is an effective treatment for anxiety. Or you might be concerned about its potential to cause anxiety as a side effect. Let’s go...
Vyvanse vs Adderall XR – Benefits, Problems

Vyvanse vs Adderall XR – Benefits, Problems

Vyvanse vs Adderall XR: Vyvanse is a treatment for ADHD and this article compares it to Adderall. If you want to learn the 10 most important things you should know about Vyvanse, see here. Are you confused by all your medication options?  (Ritalin, Adderall, Focalin,...