A. Although proton pump inhibitors like Nexium are useful in some situations, they can be very difficult to quit. Stopping acid-suppressing drugs suddenly leads to rebound hyperacidity.
You may need to reduce your dose even more gradually. Adding Zantac would usually be expected to ease heartburn, but there are other approaches you may want to try. DGL (deglycyrrhizinated licorice) before meals, probiotics daily and persimmon-ginger tea at mealtime may help. It can take a few months for acid production to normalize.
Medications can cause ED
He also was on a high dose of simvastatin for cholesterol. He stopped taking it after I found out about its devastating effects on men. He’s been off it for several days, and last night we both noticed a real difference!
My advice for women in my situation is to try to keep the love and sexiness in your life. It may take much more time to turn your man on. Make sure there is no anxiety or stress over sexual performance, and keep love and affection alive.
We strongly recommend medical supervision for discontinuing any prescribed medication such as simvastatin or a blood pressure pill. Your advice for partners is on target.
Lanolin the culprit in lip balm
My son was licking his lips, and I told him to stop licking them and put something on them. He replied that it just made his lips worse. I bought him lip balm without lanolin, and his problem was solved.
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