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In late June (2013) the FDA approved paroxetine (Brisdelle) to treat hotflashes associated with menopause. Brisdell is a lower dose version of the drug Paxil, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Paroxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, panic attacks, and a host of other psychiatric disorders. It’s a powerful drug with a […]

According to the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (a service of the National Institutes of Health), 25.8 million Americans of all ages have diabetes and 79 million Americans aged 20 and over have pre-diabetes. Fifty percent of people aged 65 or older have pre-diabetes. That’s a lot of people with a lot of associated complications. These […]